Systems Accountant

Sheridan Maine (Midlands)
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems Accountant - Birmingham - £45-£50k  

Sheridan Maine have been instructed by a leading manufacturing company.. This hire is a brand new role and is an important appointment for this company. It represents a fine opportunity to be with a respected firm.. The Systems Accountant will have close ties with stakeholders within the plant as well as the Shared Service  

The Role
The Systems Accountant   will have complete ownership of all the finance systems on site ,shared service and also for the plants in Europe. This will involve collaboration  with the plant and senior management teams to ensure  systems and MI produced is at the highest level

The aim of this job is to take the lead in driving improvements within the business finance  systems and to raise the level of  synergy between all systems responsibilities . Clearly this role has a major part to play in the ongoing success of the company 

Duties & Responsibilities  

- Offer a systems accounting and  business partnering service to the shared service/plants to help systems implementations go more smoothly by improving the relationships between Finance, Operations and IT 

- Perform an in depth review to establish whether systems are producing the desired level of productivity and improve the level of automated reports

- Oversee the building and rollout of new enhanced MI and other Excel based tools in operations and finance

- Seek to understand additional changes by drilling down to granular levels of detail in order to pinpoint root causes of any issues 

- Chair meetings with key stakeholders to improve interface and communication between shared service and all other functions

What We Are Looking For  

Track record of working in senior systems accounting role in high profile business

- Experience with SAP and HFM

- Advanced Excel user able to automate and link processes

- Business partner mentality able to improve relationships between all functions as it relates to systems. We are happy to receive applications from qualified or part qualified but systems experience is most important

 What’s On Offer 

A brand new role for someone with drive and ability to make their own. It will give exposure all facets of the business and potentially be a springboard for even bigger opportunities.