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Systems Accountant

  • Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension and benefits
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Part-Qualified Accountant, Senior Finance - Qualified
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted:
    20 Jun 2017
  • Job reference: 28112
Position - Systems Accountant
Location – Bristol
Salary - £35,000 - £45,000, plus pension & benefits

Position overview - Systems Accountant
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Accountant to join a market leading insurer and legal services provider. The primarily responsibility of the role is to ensure that the Finance systems (SAP, Concur) meet the needs of the department and the wider business and will have involvement in administering the systems, technical support, interface controls, development and other ad-hoc projects.

Responsibilities - Systems Accountant
The role will also have additional responsibility for providing support to other areas and members of the Finance department, helping identify inefficient processes, providing system based solutions and liaising with IT/IM teams for management information requirements. The role is supported by a Systems and Technical Accounting Assistant.

* Ensure the smooth operational running of Finance Systems and administration of SAP (including nominal ledger, fixed assets and business warehouse) and Concur (Purchase Order and Invoice Processing) including users, chart of accounts, hierarchies etc.
* Ensure system related month end processes and transactions are performed to deadline to facilitate a well-controlled financial reporting close process.
* Deliver operational improvements and efficiencies by involvement in process improvement or other ad-hoc projects across the Finance department.
* Take an active role, with ERGO, in delivering new developments to improve SAP capabilities including involvement in testing, training & stakeholder communication
* Assist in the supervision, training and development of the Systems and Technical Accounting Assistant
* Training and technical support to end users of the Finance systems

About You - Systems Accountant

* Be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA or Equivalent) or qualified by experience with significant PQE
* Have expert understanding of Finance systems including General Ledger and sub-ledgers (e.g. Accounts Payable) is essential
* Working knowledge of SAP and/or Concur an advantage
* Track record of delivering process improvements and managing development projects
* Experience of month-end close culture of strict deadlines, tight financial controls and taking responsibility for quality of work produced
* Strong background in reconciliation processes
* Background, experience, knowledge and understanding of the insurance industry and working within a multinational Group is highly desirable

Please visit the IDEX Consulting Ltd website for further opportunities. If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail within 2 working days of receiving your application. If your application is unsuccessful, the information supplied may still be retained for use in connection with future vacancies. Due to the overwhelming application response we receive through various sources, should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
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