SAP Systems Accountant

Recruiter
Babcock
Location
Portsmouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1168429673
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SAP Systems AccountantLakeside, PortsmouthBabcock Corporate ServicesAbout the role:The SAP Systems Accountant will be an integral member of the SSC Business Support Services team that provide a centralised point of control & support to Babcock's financial and HR community, with regards to end to end business processes and the use of Business Integrated Systems.Month End Processing and SupportPlanning the month end timetable and running of the Financial 'Closing Cockpit' at month-ends. This includes processing of depreciation, exchange rate revaluations, project settlements and controls around opening and closing ledgers for approx. 25 companies.Support business finance with month end processing e.g. advice on reporting and training.Assist as and when required in training business colleagues in effective use of Business Systems.Ensure compliance and governance of SSC Process, policy and procedures. Liaise with training team to ensure adequate training and resources available to deliver effective training needs.Go Live support and testing in various SAP environments for new companies implemented in the group onto SAP and business integrated systems.Master DataMaintenance of master data in line with the group wide agreed finance policies, processes and procedures. Ensuring that group wide governance is adhered to in maintaining the integrity of the Enterprise Structure, Group Chart of Accounts, Cost and Profit Centres. Act as custodian of the master data and make changes only with appropriate authorisation.Have awareness of the SLA's and implications of any delays in updating the master data especially at critical times such as financial month end.Support the development & maintenance of the Master Data Model in association with Application Management checking that any subsequent waves of ERP are fully included.Setting up of Business Partners in Treasury Management System.Support Colleagues in Vendor and Customer Setup as required.ProjectsTechnical Support for SSC Process improvement projects across Finance, HR and procurement.What do I need to do the role?Required Experience:5+ years' experience in similar SAP systems support role5+ years' experience in FI, CO and Project Systems.Qualified Accountant or QBEAdvanced excel skillsThe ability to work accurately and follow procedures in a timely mannerProven experience of managing a number of deliverables to tight deadlinesProven experience of working in a teamAble to manage workloads and priorities within tight deadlines especially at financial month ends Experience in working in a large multi-site organisation.Skills and CompetenciesShould have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work well on cross functional project teams and foster team commitment to tasks.Will be a Self-starter and able to work on own initiativeCollaborative and Team-player Diligent and dependable willing to work flexible hours to ensure deadlines (eg. month end reporting) is met.Have good verbal and written communications skills with an ability to understand complex business concepts.Key InteractionsHR and Finance and associated teams across the companyAbility to work Cross Functionally across Babcock Shared Service CentreApplications Support Team (AMS)New SAP UsersApplication GuidanceIf you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you're applying for this vacancy. You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.Job Reference: 26083

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