Group System Accountant

Recruiter
THE EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL LTD
Location
Carlisle, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1197270566
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Group Systems Accountant

Reports To: Group Financial Controller

Division/Department: Accounts

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Systems Accountant to join the team based in our Head Office in Carlisle.

A Finance Systems Accountant is required for a large retail organisation, having a strong financial understanding and the skills necessary to liaise with and effectively engage a range of Finance and IT stakeholders across the business. The role requires prior experience in end-user systems support and system configuration, focusing on hands on configuration, support and development of the finance system.

A. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.Good understanding of standard ERP end-to-end business processes

2.Background in Finance Systems support, system enhancement and configuration

3.Understand and participate in the drawing up of all system requirements, whether new or existing system amendments.

4.Provide Finance input to any new Group project implementation.

5.Provide systems guidance and implement changes as required from issues raised by the Operations Accountant, Retail Admin and stock audit teams

6.Lead all Finance project implementations, including Dream and Longview FP&A software upgrades

7.Act as a System Administrator for the Budgeting & Reporting software

8.Provide expertise in the management of the Property and Fixed Assets systems and interfaces

9.Seek improvements to work processes replacing manual work with automated processes

10.Ideally finance qualified, part qualified or a thorough understanding of financial processes

B. KEY SYSTEMS:

1.Coda/Dream

2.Longview (FP&A/budgets/forecasts)

3.Britannia (Fixed Assets)

4.Property software

5.Multi Channel offering

6.ERP

7.Retail/Sales Audit and related areas

8.Hotel systems

9.Document Management system

C. KEY SKILLS:

1.Prior experience as a systems accountant.

2.Proven skills in the use and improvement of financial systems.

3.Proven report writing skills.

4.Ability to work either alone or as part of a team.

5.Strong interpersonal skills

6.Retail experience

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Job Type: Full-time

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