Systems Accountant

Posted 01 July 2021
SalaryUp to £0.00 per annum
LocationLondon, Greater London, England
Job type Contract
Contact NameZack Abbatecola

Job description

Systems Accountant - 6 Months Contract - (Fixed term & Day rate contracting Available) - Gobal network platform - Remote

FTC Contract up to 60K Pro rate & Day rate Negotiable.

A recent strategy review has highlighted the need for greater consistency of finance processes across the globe. This calls for significant investment in our finance processes and systems to enable the London HQ to function better and help us provide a best in class finance support to the business.

The successful candidate will work closely with the financial team in London, but also in our overseas regions, including Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, China and India.

The role has two aspects to it - managing the current systems and ensuring the business has efficient and effective ways of working, as well as providing input to the wider finance transformation project.


· Responsible for maintenance and developments to improve the existing systems (AX, Data Warehouse) in the near term

· Documentation of processes, customisations and dependencies

· Support of the front-line users including:

o Managing and supporting the standard operating procedures for these systems

o the development of the "super user" community

o problem solving

o report writing

· Be part of the project to replace the company's finance systems with a global ERP system, ensuring the system 'to be' delivers best practice processes and addresses group wide requirements (localisation and reporting)

· Translation of business requirements into technical specifications

· Putting in place appropriate governance around the systems and changes to them

· Be part of a continuous improvement culture across finance

· Identify ways of improving how the team works

· Systems:

o Microsoft AX Financials

o a SQL based OLAP data warehouse tool

o a SQL based data conversion tool

o Microsoft Dynamics Operations


Experience & Knowledge - Essential

· University degree or equivalent

· Qualified Accountant, or a strong explanation of equivalent experience

· Experience in multi-national listed businesses, especially multi-currency

· Project management skills

· Creating technical and user level documentation

· Advanced excel skills

· SQL qualifications/experience

Experience & Knowledge - Desirable

Specific experience of our systems
Skills - Essential

· Excellent communication and organisational skills

· Detailed understanding and experience of Finance processes and systems

· Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to non-finance and non-technical users

· Can manage expectations and deliver results

· Ambition to be the best, but realistic

Skills - Desirable

· An additional language (ideally Russian, Mandarin or Turkish)

Personal Qualities

· Motivated, confident, enthusiastic, creative, well organised

· Hard working - a sense of urgency, but calm under pressure

· Team player

· Results driven

· Polite and diplomatic

· Sense of humour, perseverance, friendly

Please apply in for an immediate review.