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Systems Accountant

£65000 - £70000 per annum



Job purpose

  • Responsible for developing and supporting the finance systems to ensure the effective and efficient processing of financial and non-financial data and to extend the range of management tools and reports used to inform the business of the Group’s financial performance.
  • Perform a key role within change projects that impact finance and how these impact specifically our financial systems
  • Provide expert knowledge of finance and accounting principles to change programmes ensuring the solution is fit for purpose

Essential functions

  • Lead contact for stakeholders both in finance and the wider business
  • Provide ongoing support and training on any of the finance systems
  • Build, maintain and manage the day to day relationship with the organisations, finance system cloud provider
  • In conjunction with stakeholders, assess the financial information needs and determine best approaches to address those needs through development of finance systems and reporting
  • Manage and deliver continuous improvement on processes within the finance function
  • Share and champion best business practice and use of the financial systems


  • Responsible for ensuring the integrity of all of the finance system
    • Ensuring completeness of data across all systems
    • Owning data governance across all off the systems
  • Manage and own finance system permissions in line with delegated authorities and approval limits and ensuring segregation of duties
  • Develop, test, document and embed processes and procedures
  • Work with stakeholders to design and build internal finance and external business reports to better support and inform the business
  • Work to eliminate all finance offline processes and ‘work arounds’
  • Work to install a robust control structure around finance data and finance systems
  • Plan, manage and run system upgrades and UAT testing
  • Lead user workshops to generate improvements and efficiencies
  • Analyse changes or transformations impacting the financial systems, provide advice on suitability
  • Establish new processes and help identify and output issues or errors

Essential Skills

  • Qualified accountant
  • Previous system accounting experience essential
  • SQL
  • VBA /Excel /Macros
  • Access DB Management skills
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • WAX Web3 and Infor DEPM knowledge advantageous

Skills and Abilities

  • Qualified accountant (ACA , ACCA, CIMA)
  • Highly numeric with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to meet deadlines with a strong attention to detail
  • Good team player with a collaborative style
  • Good knowledge of controls and processes,
  • Strong knowledge of finance and accounting principles
  • Previous experience as a systems accountant or business analyst focusing on financial systems
  • Finance systems change delivery experience

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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