Systems Accountant / Business Analyst - Finance IT

City of London
£33000 - £43000 per annum
17 Oct 2012
14 Nov 2012
Paul Wright
Contract Type
Full Time
H2>The Company Robert Half Technology is seeking a high-calibre Finance Systems Business Analyst or a leading dealer-broker based in the City of London. The company has successfully acquired several organisations during the last 18-24 months to support their ambition to be the global leader in their space in the next 3-5 years. . As a result of this expansion, the company is overhauling its finance and reporting systems and enhancing the quality of data and reports available to the business and is at the earliest stages of a major data warehousing / BI initiative.

The Role

The Finance Systems teams sits within Finance, but interacts with stakeholders across the finance, middle office and risk spaces offering the opportunity to gain exposure to a broad range of financial products and functions in the financial markets space. The successful Business Analyst will operate across these units and work on a broad range of responsibilities & projects. Examples of projects for the rest of 2012/2103 include:1) Data warehouse Project - defining the data structure and design of a new business-wide data warehouse. 2) Risk and Liquidity - collecting, organising and cleansing data for business intelligence studies and designing and automating liquidity, balance sheet and position risk.3) General Ledger Developments - development and testing of online reports and queries in order to automate daily and monthly corporate reporting.The role is broad encompassing:- Defining data structures & design of new data warehouse- Data cleansing/migration for data warehouse. - Gathering requirements for Business Intelligence & Finance reporting- Reporting writing/development of reports (with nVison Peoplesoft GL) e.g. for liquidity, position risk, Implementation of GL functionality - Systems & Acceptance Testing - Production support of GLKey experience required: In order to succeed in this role, the Business Analyst will need to bring a combination of hard and soft skills:- Strong experience as a business analyst, or systems analyst or systems accountant are a smart, high calibre individual seeking a career in finance systems- A background in Finance and accounting i.e. understand core accounting concepts such as differences between balance sheet v P&L, revenue v capital expenditure. Finance qualifications (part qualified or fully qualified) are helpful but not essential. - Strong systems experience e.g. experience with of designing and automating reports with a General Ledger (e.g. PeopleSoft Financials (preferred), Oracle Financials, SAP FI-CO, JD Edwards, CODA etc) and/or advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, Vlook ups, Macros)- Knowledge of Financial Markets, ideally brokerage or similar trading environments preferred but not essential

Salary & Benefits

£33-43,000 + bonus + banking benefits Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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