Lead Systems Accountant

Axon Moore
Liverpool, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent opportunity for a Lead Systems Accountant to join a leading Liverpool based employer.

The role involves leading Finance Systems Live Service Sub team who are responsible for managing all Finance owned systems. The team is fundamental in ensuring the integrity of financial data supporting both internal and external reporting.

As a Lead Systems Accountant, your main responsibilities will be;
  • Working with stakeholders to integrate change into live service, through appropriate testing, environment and cut over planning and service and operating model updates
  • Working closely with the IT function to - Protect and maintain the live service environment, - Manage incidents to resolve live service issues, keeping senior IT and Finance stakeholders informed of impact and progress on resolution, - Ensure system connectivity and the flow of data between accounting and other business systems, subject to appropriate controls,- Ensure the Finance function benefits from the expertise of the IT function and/or other opportunities provided by technology in terms of added value, functionality, efficiency or service
  • Ensure Finance system users are provided with the help, advice and technical support needed to use and make the best of the systems
  • Supporting the process to ensure all UK Finance Systems comply with appropriate external legal, regulatory, compliance or professional accounting standards and any overarching regional or Group Finance systems requirements
  • Developing or recommending action to raise standards and improve operational effectiveness and consistency through process, technology and/or people capability development
  • Leading, motivating and developing a team to deliver high quality outputs in the most effective ways while ensuring their personal and professional development

To be considered, you should have the following skills and experience;

  • Qualified Accounting professional
  • Previous people leadership experience
  • Track record of maintaining accounting systems and live service customer support
  • In-depth knowledge and/or substantial user experience of a wide range of relevant accounting systems
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Data warehouse experience preferred

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86238747

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