Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Whiteley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Ref
1269019184
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Whitely

Senior Financial Systems Administration / Accountant

Salary: £28K- £42k

Department Accounts

A company growing at a strong pace, we are now looking to expand with a motivated talented team. This is an exciting opportunity for those who desire personal and professional development. We are looking for individuals with strong technical financial services knowledge. You should be part or fully qualified, with a genuine interest in technology and systems. If you are great with people and quick to learn then this is for you. We also offer in house training and also professional qualifications to enhance development.

Main duties of the Senior Finance Systems Administrator / Accountant

You will be working within the core of the Financial system framework, the aim to allow expansion throughout the group.

Key responsibilities:

+ Interpretation of accounting and administration requirements, design and implementation of

solutions to requirements and configuration of the systems to meet the demands of our clients

+ Monitor the progress of tickets raised via the support desk and ensure reporting lines are

completing tickets in a timely manner, keeping client teams appraised of progress

+ Application and report testing (System Integration Testing) and reconciliation activities in line with

testing strategy

+ Communicate clearly with other members of the team and members of the client facing teams,

both verbally and in writing, when gathering or explaining requirements, providing resolutions etc.

+ Consideration of scalable solutions, and to maintaining a core configuration, with continual group

improvements

+ Give consideration of development needs for junior team members from findings on ticket reviews

and to work with the BAU lead to agree a plan for training

+ Act as lead contact for large client migration projects

Skills, knowledge and expertise:

+ Strong technical financial services industry knowledge

+ Part or fully qualified in a relevant professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, ICSA or relevant IT

qualification) and prior business experience in private equity or real assets

+ Advanced PC skills notably MS Office suite (MS Word & MS Excel) as well as a familiarity with

programming languages such as VBA & VB Script, SAS and Transact-SQL

+ Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues,

clients and business contacts

+ Previous working experience with eFront FIA, or with private equity using equivalent systems

+ General problem solving and methodical approach

+ Genuine interest in technology and systems

Senoir+ Strong A Level or Degree qualifications

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