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Senior Finance / Accounting Lead

Job Description

Jack Henry and Associates is looking to hire a Senior Financial Accounting Leader that will be part of the Divisional Financial Accounting Planning & Analysis team.  Our department is responsible for financial analyses, forecasting, budgeting, and strategic planning with operational teams across the organization.  You will serve as a liaison with other departments to provide support services on financial matters, accounting policy, or other business initiatives and provide support to finance management and other internal customers, including ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects.  It is the goal of our team to provide our internal customers with quality financial data in a timely manner.  We strive to be a strategic business partner with Operations providing world class financial support. 

This role will have a high level of involvement and communication with Operations, Finance, Accounting and other leaders.  Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, high level analysis, and strong Excel skills are needed to be successful.  This position will be mentoring less experienced team members and will act as a team lead.  We are looking for a self-driven leader with a high level of financial analysis experience.  If you are ready for a challenging, rewarding opportunity to work with a very bright group of people, this is the opportunity for you.  This position will be hired to work out of any of the following Jack Henry office locations: Monett, MO / Springfield, MO / Allen, TX and or Lenexa, KS.  Travel is up to 25% to attend meetings, training, conference, and/or visits to other Jack Henry office locations. If you are interested in this position, please apply on or before August 21, 2018.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the combination of any of the following categories: Financial Analysis, Forcasting, Budgeting, Accounting, Senior Financial Analyst / Lead.
  • Must be able to travel up to 25% to attend meetings, training, conference, and/or visits to other Jack Henry office locations. 


  • Financial planning experience in an IT industry preferred.
  • Experience with capital expenditures is desired.


  • Assist with 5-year strategic financial planning.
  • Develop and support Fixed Asset planning and analyses.
  • Performs highly complex financial analyses on cash flow, operating results, and business plans to determine rates of return, capital/cash flow requirements, etc.
  • Develops, interprets and implements financial concepts for financial planning and control.
  • Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts.
  • Performs economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciation, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance and impact of governmental requirements.
  • Evaluates and analyzes capital expenditures, depreciation, proposals, investment opportunities, rate of return, profit plans, operating records, financial statements, etc.
  • Documents revenues and expected expenditures and prepares summary statements and documents.
  • Acts as consultant to management on financial policies, procedures, and applications.
  • Prepares special studies, analyses, and recommendations for budgets, business forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, and statistical reports.
  • May assist less experienced peers.  May act as a team leader


Equal Employment Opportunity

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Females, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.