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Systems Accountant - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Employer
Barclays
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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As a Barclays Systems Accountant, you will manage the implementation of changes to the UKRF’s on-premise finance system, followed by the transition from on-premise to cloud based (hosted) finance system. You will be leading on the engagement between the vendor, Barclays Technology and Sourcing teams and be the link with the UK Retirement Fund finance team as the customer of the system. This is an opportunity to be responsible for the finance design of processes and agreeing these with the finance team and vendor for implementation.

 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

 

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


 

What will you be doing?


•    Managing and overseeing all finance system changes, implementation and testing


•    Working with the Barclays sourcing team to agree the contractual requirements for the changes aligned to Barclay’s policies


•    Delivering the testing plan to ensure sufficient testing is performed and evidenced prior to going-live with system changes


•    Collaborating with the Barclays Technology team to develop and oversee the project plan and interaction with the vendor and finance team


•    Working with the external vendor to agree and develop the project plan and changes to be implemented to the finance system


•    Being responsible for the testing plan to ensure sufficient testing is performed and evidenced prior to going-live with system changes


•    Overseeing the costs of the finance system change project

 

What we’re looking for:


•    Results driven, proactive and practical attitude - able to plan, organise and project manage team to effectively deliver work on time


•    Excellent judgement, decisive, speed with accuracy and commits to high standards


•    Analytical skills to deal with a wide variety of financial reporting and finance system related 

 


Skills that will help you in the role:


•    Results driven, proactive and practical attitude - able to plan, organise and project manage team to effectively deliver work on time


•    Excellent judgement, decisive, speed with accuracy and commits to high standards


•    Analytical skills to deal with a wide variety of financial reporting and finance system related requirements


•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills to make the finance issues clearly understood to a wide range of stakeholders (including non-financial stakeholders)


•    Good background in project ownership and delivery in a fast-paced environment

 

Where will you be working?


In the heart of Canary Wharf, our headquarters at Churchill Place boasts onsite amenities such as: a gym, staff restaurant and deli bar, and it is easily accessible by tube and bus links. With a population of around 5000 staff the atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

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Company

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

Company info
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 38622362
Location
1 Churchill Place
London
Greater London
E14 5HP
GB

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