University of Waterloo

Information Systems Specialist (Finance Management Systems)

Requisition ID
Job Category
5170 - Information Systems and Techno
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
Hiring Range
$57,834 - $85,952


The Information Systems Specialist (Financial Systems) will be responsible for assisting in the support of the Unit4 Financials platform, data integrations and associated systems. Working closely with Waterloo’s Finance department and others in Information Systems and technology, the candidate will help Waterloo to achieve the optimum benefit from the recent Unit4 implementation and help grow the solution to fulfill the evolving campus stakeholder requirements.



  • Complete business analysis, system analysis and system design as required
  • Proactively identify opportunities to leverage the Financial System to support business practices
  • Leverage out-of-the box tools to create dashboards and improve user experience
  • With expert Microsoft SQL and Excel knowledge, specifically in the area of writing queries to extract data for reports and analysis, the candidate will participate in the development of data analysis tools, integration and interfaces.


  • University degree, or equivalent post-secondary education or equivalent education and experience required. 
  • Minimum of three years’ experience with Microsoft SQL and working with Excel for the purpose of data analysis.
  • Assets include experience with business analysis, web services integration, .Net and/or Unix Shell scripting knowledge, as well as system configuration and administration.
  • Being part of Waterloo’s passionate and dynamic implementation team, the candidate will thrive on the challenges that are presented and embrace Waterloo’s energetic environment.
  • Demonstrated clear, concise, effective and open communication is required along with the ability to build and continue to maintain strong and positive working relationships.  


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