Financial Systems Analyst
Financial Systems Analyst – Edinburgh – Negotiable Salary, pension, company bonus The Company Established in 1992, ALMIS International is the UK market leader in developing bank balance sheet management software. Clients include over 60% of UK Building Societies and over 50 UK regulated banking firms. The software is used to manage market, liquidity and capital risk for many hundreds of billions of financial assets, liabilities and derivatives. The company is proud of its track record of installing software solutions successfully and works closely with its clients to train and support their staff in order to maximise the benefits they obtain from the ALMIS system. As a result of ongoing growth the company is now looking to recruit a financial systems analyst to joint its small dedicated team. The Role The company is looking to recruit a Financial Systems Analyst to help support the company’s growing client base using the ALMIS software application. The successful applicant will ideally come from a finance background and have a keen interest in both finance and financial modelling, with good communication skills and an ability to understand or develop knowledge in IT. This will be a client facing role and require an appreciation of IT for financial management within the banking sector but no specialist knowledge would be assumed as full training would be given. Key aspects Assist in the provision to ALMIS International clients of finance oriented support, training and consultancy. Drawing upon finance knowledge, develop the understanding of the client/user’s requirements and objectives, assist the client in using the software to achieve those objectives and assist colleagues in understanding those objectives. Assist development of appropriate software testing plans and new product release materials given to clients. Assist the ALMIS/Cobalt software development process with finance input into the design of new modules and software enhancements. Help clients implement and integrate the ALMIS software with the bank’s underlying system infrastructure Assist clients in developing customised financial risk reporting packs using the ALMIS excel based report writer Assist clients in using software to develop financial forecasts, plans and proprietary financial models Assist with delivering of client training, webinars and other forms of support Candidates Candidates for this role should be enthusiastic, articulate, intelligent, self-starters who would relish the opportunity to work within a small, dynamic and growing company where their contribution and experience can make a real difference and their opinions are listened to and valued. 2-3 years’ experience within financial or banking environment and/or strong academic qualifications within the relevant disciplines. The role would ideally suit an applicant who ahs already gained CIMA accreditation or who is wishing to become a Management Accountant – CIMA or Corporate Treasurer – MCT and full assistance, support and encouragement will be given to achieve these accreditations.