Finance Systems Accountant

Randstad Financial & Professional Ltd
GBP40k - GBP42k pa
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our global Asset Management client is looking for a Finance Systems Accountant to join them for 12 months based in Edinburgh. They will be primarily responsible for the functional support and maintenance of Hyperion and CODA within Group Finance.

- Own the data model and hierarchies, and communicate changes required to Business Systems in Hyperion
- Review and test changes made within the system
- Ensure the data model is in sync with CODA general ledger and other source systems on a monthly basis
- Work with Business Systems to prepare the system for month end reporting, review and test load of data from all sources into Hyperion applications, and assist in resolving issues
- Develop and maintain Group reports using SmartView and FR studio
- Understand and maintain the Group allocation routines
- Provide support to regional super user community, as well as wider user group (Finance/Non-Finance)
- Implement improvements to financial systems processes, including liaising with users to understand change/enhancement requirements
- Interpret the needs of system users and communicate requirements to Business Systems
- Provide training to new users and keep training materials up to date
- Work with Business Systems and user group on testing and roll out of system upgrades
- Perform control monitoring over user community and access rights
- Ensure group chart of accounts is updated and maintained within the general ledger system (CODA)
- Set up, modify and maintain elements in line with Group Finance policies and procedures
- Run and monitor year end processes within the ledger

Role requirements:
- Qualified or PQ accountant with excellent understanding of finance systems and internal control environments
- Previous experience of Hyperion and/or CODA would be advantageous
- Ability to plan, design, and perform system testing
- Good understanding of finance and accounting concepts
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work within tight deadlines and work effectively as part of a team

If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a fixed term contract role within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003