Expense Management Program Analyst

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 17-May-24

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Information Technology

Internal Number: JR26224

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Supports managing the corporate card program including card application and maintenance. Liaison with campus, banking partner, and Shared Services Help Desk.
  • Collaborates with teams to develop the management of the Universityâ™s expense management program including development of internal procedures and policies aligned with best practices.
  • Administers the University expense management system to include user management, configurations, and troubleshooting.
  • Provides communication to campus users related to changes in the expense management program, corporate card, or expense management system.
  • Provides analysis and reports related to the expense management program.
  • Supports the development of training materials as needed.
  • Ensures that application data is accurate and up-to-date within and between environments (test and production).
  • Actively monitors enablement performance and identifies opportunities to achieve leading practices for expense management.
  • Maintains process documentation.
  • Implements functional, system, and program specifications. Assists in revising existing system logic difficulties as necessary, under the direction of more experienced colleagues.
  • Administers new IT developments, keeps up with evolving business requirements, and uses knowledge of University systems to recommend appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelorâ™s degree in computer science or business administration.


  • Three years of experience in a large complex organization dealing with an expense management program and/or a corporate credit card program.
  • Three years of experience with an expense management system, preferably Concur.
  • Background in a customer service environment.

Technical Skills or Knowledge:

  • Interfaces between expense management system, banking partner and other financial systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the credit card industry.
  • Strong technical writing skills with demonstration of past experience developing business requirements documentation.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications with advanced Excel and Access skills.

Preferred Competencies

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with an emphasis on email resolutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Participate as a team player and positively influence group activity.
  • Project management and proven problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Enforce policies/procedures and continuously focus on process improvements.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Strong communication and project management skills, with the ability to present to senior management.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (required)
  • Cover Letter (preferred)
  • References Contact Information (3)(preferred)

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via the Applicant Inquiry Form.

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