Financial Systems Accountant

Job Title: Financial Systems Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum
Reference: RB7575_1569521566
Contact Name: Stuart Thomson
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2019 19:12

Job Description

Want a role where you can make business improvement changes by using your finance expertise to improve the use your organisation's systems? Interested in making finance systems an area of expertise in your career? Want to play an integral part in systems implementation projects within a large, national organisation?

An opportunity has arisen as a Financial Systems Accountant in Central London. My client is a c£400m turnover organisation that has changed in structure significantly over the last few years, and is soon to embark on a major project to modernise and improve its systems, gearing towards cloud-based solutions.

Reporting to the Finance Systems Manager, you will:
*Play a pivotal role in the implementation of new cloud-based systems,
*Engage with users to deliver training and support on the new systems' best use, respond to queries, and be a point of contact for the project
*Migrate data from the existing system to the new one, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in the transfer of information
*Upon completion of the project, be responsible for making sure that the efficiency of the systems' use is maximised across the organisation

As an organisation that is enjoying a sustained period of growth and development, this systems implementation comes at a crucial time in its history. This is an excellent time to join as it will give the successful candidate exposure to the project from start to finish, so for those keen to develop a career in finance systems, you couldn't get much better experience than this. You will have the opportunity to play a key part in the move to a cloud-based system, working closely with an ACA qualified line manager who is ready to share their knowledge and fast track the career progression in finance systems for the right candidate.

To be considered, you should be:
*A qualified accountant. Within this requirement, the role may suit someone moving to industry from practice, someone from a business improvement background, or a financial accountant with a firm understanding of business processes and controls. Prior experience in finance systems is not a necessity.
*An excellent communicator with well-honed soft skills.
*Innovative, solutions-focused, proactive and forward-thinking, with a firm interest in finance systems. Candidates with demonstrable experience of implementing change and improving processes will be seen highly favourably.

Please do not delay your application if you meet the above criteria, as applications are under constant review and the post may close if a suitable candidate is found.