Finance Systems Accountant

Recruiter
Randstad Financial & Professional Ltd
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
GBP40k - GBP42k pa
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilities:
- 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