Our client, a leading construction company using COINS software and based close to the M25 and M1, requires a Systems Accountant (COINS / construction) to join their busy systems team. The role will specialise in finance support on the company's main ERP system - COINS; however knowledge on other modules and systems will be required. There will also be some involvement in upcoming projects and implementations. The role will be part of a busy systems team which is split into two sections - business as usual support and projects. The role is a management position for the BAU side of the team, responsible for one employee.
The Systems Accountant will typically be providing second line support to the business as a whole, covering a range of systems for several departments. He or she will deal with second line issues that the first line support are unable to resolve, raising them with the software providers where necessary and ensuring resolutions. They will be involved in regular meetings with software providers to monitor ongoing issues and will also monitor a helpdesk where internal queries are received. The Systems Accountant will produce monthly summaries on ticket content, resolution times, and make recommendations for improvements. They will also be involved in some projects, assisting with data migration, data cleansing and testing.
The Systems Accountant will be heavily involved in system upgrades, testing fixes and suggesting general process improvements, as well as working with the end users to understand current and future requirements. Knowledge of upcoming changes of legislation is required as they will need to lead any system changes to ensure that the company is compliant; this includes the system amendments, testing, training end users and monitoring following the process change.
Location: London / Hertfordshire
Salary: Circa £60K
Status: Permanent, Full Time