Systems Accountant

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Our client is looking for an experienced Systems Accountant to join their Finance Department. Working across multiple entities the role will ensure the highest standards in maintaining and developing the finance systems and associated processes to meet organisational requirements, providing training, and developing and overseeing arrangements for systems administration.

Responsibilities will include:

Subject matter expert in relation to ERP system and key point of contact for Finance Team in relation to systems enquiries
Providing new user training on financial systems
Supporting the identification and delivery of end-user and superuser training requirements, in relation to the ERP system and associated reporting tool
Ensuring system administration arrangements are in line with delegated authorities and providing an effective control environment
Representing Finance in key IT related projects which effect finance systems
Developing best practice and ensuring consistency in finance system processes across all teams and entities
Maintaining up-to-date documentation of financial processes, including user guides
Engaging with system user groups and contributing to the management of arising opportunities and risks
Providing support to end-uses in the development and testing or reports
Supporting finance system upgrades, notably in completing system testing and managing user acceptance testing programme
Working with teams to review, design and document finance system workflows
Contributing to developing solutions to improve/automate financial process
Helping the teams evaluate, design, plan, implement and test new requirements
Undertaking and assisting with managing business change projects related to finance systems, including initial project viability/benefits
Person Specification

Qualified accountant
A strong business partner with a high level of interpersonal skills who can interact and gain the confidence and trust of a wide range of stakeholders and diverse user base/skillset
Extensive experience in managing, operating, and improving financial systems
Experience of successfully integrating finance systems with other in-house systems
An understanding of financial controls and reflecting these through workflows and controls in finance systems
Excellent information technology skills including advanced Excel and a good understanding of databases, data uploads, extraction, and interfaces with other systems
Excellent team working skills including the ability to contribute proactively and supportively to the delivery of company initiatives
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical, numerical, and critical reasoning skills
Ability to identify innovative yet practical solutions to complex problems
Keen to suggest improvement to current ways of working
Ability to prioritise competing demands and tasks
A completer finisher
Open and flexible to the changing demands of the organisation
Proactive and flexible approach to work
Sequel knowledge would be advantageous

£50,000 – £60,000 plus excellent benefits


Malmesbury (100% office based)