Financial Business Systems Manager | Wimbledon | IT

Woodrow Mercer Group LLP
United Kingdom
£65k - £75k pa
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working with a client in the Wimbledon area who require a Financial Business Systems Manager, working in Information Technology and reporting to the IT Director the role will have responsibility for the maintenance, development and upgrading of the core systems used by the business (including Elite Enterprise, Whitehill, Webview and ARCs2g, Carpe Diem). Skills - At least three years' experience of working with Elite Enterprise and Webview - A detailed understanding of how the Elite Database Schema is structured - An expert level of knowledge of SQL, SSRS and XML - An ability to liaise with and support the communication between the Finance and IT departments - Project management experience and proven ability in managing financial system projects - Ability to manage projects through into service transition and happy to take a "product owner" approach to systems - Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills - Highly organised maintaining attention to detail and a commitment to following tasks through to a close. - The ability to plan and prioritise work and time effectively using own initiative. The role will involve: - The financial and performance reporting offering in the firm. Working with the business to design, write and test key reports. Reviewing the reports that are currently in place and enhancing the reporting available to the team and the Practice - Identify opportunities for efficiency and automation within the Finance team and the wider firm. Analysing processes and systems impacting the work and delivery of the Finance team and how they affect our fee earners. - Working with Elite Enterprise (both the system and the organisation) to identify and implement system configuration changes and improvements. - Responsibility for leading projects and new Finance systems, upgrades of existing Finance systems and implementation of new Finance systems. - Reviewing current systems' processes and procedures and ensuring they are fit for purpose, robust and scaleable. Contribute to the documentation of processes; ensure all documentation is user friendly. This includes understanding and documenting client and matter structures, rates maintenance, the definition and use of the various fields and key reconciliations and controls. - Assist in training the department in enhancing their IT and systems knowledge - Maintaining up to date knowledge of the professional services market place with regard to financial management, looking for trends and opportunities that will positively impact the firm and its clients. To apply for this exciting opportunity offering great benefits, please submit your CV. For any questions please call James on ************ Woodrow Mercer are part of the Woodrow Mercer of specialist recruiters. Independent and refreshingly honest. Woodrow Mercer believe in doing things differently. We have thrown the recruitment rule book out of the window and replaced it with an emphasis on trust and partnership.
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