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AVP, PeopleSoft General Ledger Support

CIT GROUP INC. Livingston Full-Time
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Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a leading national bank empowering businesses and personal savers with the financial agility to navigate their goals. We believe in helping customers turn their ideas into outcomes. Whether those customers are building a business or building their savings, CIT has the experience and agility to empower them to achieve their goals. At CIT, how we do business is just as important as what we do. Our social responsibility programs focus on driving financial and personal empowerment, supporting the environment and advancing wellness. CIT contributes to communities where we live, work and do business through charitable donations, community investments and employee volunteerism.


AVP, PeopleSoft General Ledger Support position will provide functional support and manage projects with the PeopleSoft GL module. The individual will work closely with the global accounting and PeopleSoft technical support staff. The individual will responsible for maintaining the GL Application (functional), assisting the PeopleSoft Technical support team, diagnosing and resolving functional/ technical issues, implementing new functionality to add value the current accounting operations. The individual will also work closely with the PeopleSoft technical support team to resolve issues and implement new functional. The individual will be responsible for managing small projects that impact the PeopleSoft GL application. This position may also appeal to an individual who has a background in accounting and would be interested in expanding their knowledge to understand how Accounting Applications are used.


Although not required, some or all of the following skill set would be ideal for this position;

General Ledger Accounting knowledge, (understanding the journal entries for a consolidation process)

Financial Consolidation Processes (Equitization and Intercompany elimination)

Understanding the Average Daily Balance processes

Understanding of PeopleSoft GL application (understanding the journal data flow at a table level and the ability to use queries to access this data)

General Ledger workflow processes (Journals and Chartfield requests)

Creating Test scripts for a PeopleSoft (ERP) GL application

Performing testing for a PeopleSoft (ERP) GL application

Understanding and developing Business Processes for GL accounting

Experience resolving issues within a PeopleSoft customization

Experience testing a PeopleSoft customization

Experience building nVision reports

Ability/Experience managing an existing group of PeopleSoft analysts to provide support for issue resolution, small project work and business process improvements,

Ability/Experience interacting with accountants and accounting managers to resolve business process issues and process improvements related to the General ledger

Additional skills that would be beneficial

US Banking regulatory reporting experience

Project Management experience

Experience with general accounting.

Willingness to learn new skills in continuously changing environment.



Recommended skills

Process Improvements (Business)
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Business Process
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Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $65 billion in assets. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has more than $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services principally to middle market companies across more than 30 industries primarily in North America, and equipment financing and leasing solutions to the transportation sector. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A.

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