UPS IFA Senior Supervisor in Edison, New Jersey

Job Summary

The IFA (International Finance and Accounting) Senior Supervisor develops and maintains costing applications and related data for the IFA department. He/She researches and resolves code and data issues relating to UPS’s internal accounting systems and provides technical documentation of accounting system components.

The International Finance and Accounting Senior Supervisor meets with business users to generate a set of business requirements for the

costing/financial applications. He/She works with the application developers to make sure all business requirements are built into the applications. This position tests changes and maintains tracking systems to resolve any issue.

Other Duties

  • Analyze report/output value issues to prevent future reporting/output value problems

  • Creates scripts for data values to ensure proper design, maintenance, and functionality of database values.

  • Writes new SQL code using standard practices to meet departmental objectives.

  • Solves system problems by identifying and applying resolutions to ensure proper system operations.

  • Provides support to resolve user base questions and feedback

Preferred Competencies

  • Accounting Knowledge: Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles.

  • Applies Database Knowledge: Demonstrates basic knowledge of database design principles; identifies users’ requirements and needs with guidance from others; demonstrates a basic understanding of the importance of maintaining and updating databases.

  • Detail Orientation: Distinguishes between “big picture” concepts and comments and specialized, smaller specific facts associated with work; notes the specifics of events and experiences; explains, in general, how details impact end goals or outcomes; ensures that work is completed accurately and with the appropriate level of detail.

  • Technology Knowledge: Recognizes the basic impact of technology on UPS business, services, and processes; identifies technologicalbarriers in achieving desired objectives; maintains appropriate breadth and depth of technological knowledge for current work assignment.


  • Bachelor's Degree – Finance, Industrial Engineering, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity


Category: Finance, Accounting, and Tax

Requisition Number: 137397

Location: Edison,New Jersey