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Senior Financial Systems Accountant

Employer
Michael Page Finance
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Our global FTSE-listed client provides a range of specialist services across many critical areas - they have experienced a period of rapid growth and transition and are now seeking to recruit a Senior Financial Systems Accountant to join their team.

Client Details

Our global FTSE-listed client provides a range of specialist services across many critical areas - they have experienced a period of rapid growth and transition and are now seeking to recruit a Senior Financial Systems Accountant to join their team.

Description

Reporting into and working closely with the Head of Finance, you'll be an integral part of the wider Group Finance team. The role will cover financial systems and processes covering both Financial and Management Reporting and Financial Planning and Analysis.

The core focus of the role will be to become a subject matter expert in financial reporting and planning systems and to help drive the company's focus on continuous improvement and enhancement.

You'll be collaborating closely with Group & divisional finance teams, both in the UK and globally, with IT specialists and with technical support teams, becoming a key part of the bridge between Finance and IT.

This role will be actively involved in key projects to enhance and develop reporting and analysis tools and will also become a key point of contact for all teams on a day to day basis.

Profile

We'd like to hear from candidates which mean the following criteria:
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified with demonstrable post qualification experience within a Finance team
  • Strong aptitude for finance systems (preferably with some previous experience using SAP ECC; BW; BPC) beyond basic end user capabilities and end to end processes in a complex and/or global business environment
  • Team player with high intellect who is able to demonstrate a proactive approach to problem solving with good communication skills
  • Understanding of financial accounting (IFRS) from a Reporting and planning perspective
  • Good team player with the ability to build strong relationships across the business with both Finance and Non Finance colleagues
  • This could be well suited to someone with a strong financial accounting background who is seeking to become more of a specialist in finance systems (i.e. seeking a first move into a systems-oriented role

Job Offer

The successful candidate is likely to have the ability to develop into more senior roles over time and this role provides excellent career opportunities for a motivated candidate to progress across the business.

Flexible working (hybrid, 3 days per week from home if desired), a competitive basic salary, car allowance, bonus and an extensive range of benefits are on offer for the successful applicant.
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