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Senior Business Analyst - Accounting Systems

Company: Marqeta
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Named as a Forbes Fintech 50 the last two years in a row, Marqeta powers innovative payment solutions for many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. Our modern card issuing platform, open API, and advanced analytics provide unprecedented control for companies to issue cards, authorize transactions and manage payment operations in real-time.

We are a team of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. We power possibilities for our customers by bringing the best talent together in an open and collaborative work environment that rewards creativity and perseverance.

Marqeta is proud of its Oakland roots and Denver growth plans and strives to build a global team as diverse as the markets we serve, staying true to our values: Connect the Customer, Everyone Belongs, Marqeta Cares, Lead Innovation, Deliver Results, Quality First and Build One Marqeta. We are not expecting any single candidate to meet all job requirements listed below, so please apply. It's an exciting time to join Marqeta. As we grow, your career and opportunities will grow as well.

Position Summary

The Senior Business Analyst - Accounting Systems reports to the Vice President, Business Technology and is responsible for partnering with the Accounting team to define business needs and implement them within our Accounting Technology stack. This role will collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess, prioritize and implement technology solutions to support the growth of Marqeta.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with cross-functional business stakeholders and subject matter experts to develop in-depth understanding of key business functions and the business processes they support.
  • Elicit business requirements using techniques such as interviews, document analysis, workshops, surveys, site visits, business process analysis, use case scenarios, and business analysis.
  • Analyzes current practices and procedures and makes recommendations to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Serve as the primary system administrator for accounting systems (Intacct and Workiva)
  • Handle all basic administrative functions including user account maintenance, reports and dashboards, workflows and other routine tasks
  • Complete regular internal system audits and prepare for upgrades/releases
  • Provide daily technical and user support (including training) for the Accounting Systems.
  • Work with our management team to establish suitable processes to support administrative, development, and change management activities
  • Provide communication and training on new financial system functionality, including impacts to existing processes


  • Strong knowledge working in a functional/technical capacity with a good understanding of business processes, relational databases and table structures in an ERP
  • Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with business users and senior management
  • Ability to assess the impact of new requirements on the accounting systems and all upstream and downstream applications, systems and processes
  • Knowledge and experience with PCI and SOX compliance
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, computer science, or related field; may be substituted by sufficient years' experience in essential job duties.
  • Four to six years of experience in financial system support and maintenance. (Sage Intacct preferred, but not required)


  • Rich suite of benefit plans; employee premiums paid 100%
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Full paid Parental Leave
  • Pet insurance
  • 401k plan with a Company match
  • Competitive pay
  • Meaningful equity
  • Monthly stipend
  • Bi-annual "Hack Week" to support and reward innovation
  • Open, transparent culture that includes All Hands meetings, Lunch-and-Learns, all-company offsites, etc.
  • Access to corporate gym membership rates, other discounts and employee perks
  • Fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches twice a week, breakfast on Fridays and more!

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Marqeta is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

Keywords: Marqeta, Oakland , Senior Business Analyst - Accounting Systems, Other , Oakland, California

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