Systems Accountant

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Finance
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

The group finance systems team are responsible for managing the group reporting system and SAP finance-related metadata. The systems accountant is a key role within this team bridging the gap between understanding the needs of the finance community and the capabilities of the group reporting system.  The systems accountant will be responsible for delivering enhancements to the OneStream XF platform to ensure the group reporting team and international markets benefit from a best in class finance reporting system. 
The systems accountant will be equally comfortable working with non-technical users to understand issues/requirements as they are getting hands on with the system to develop effective solutions. The individual will also be required to support the user community, particularly at key reporting times.

Accountabilities

  • First line support for queries relating to the group consolidation system (OneStream XF) providing ad-hoc training/support as required
  • Identifying and implementing changes/improvements to the OneStream system
  • Work closely with finance users to gather clear requirements. Liaise with IT as appropriate to manage upstream change. 
  • Taking a hands-on/proactive approach to developing solutions in the system. 
  • Support the wider team managing SAP Finance Metadata and understand the need for consistency.  
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a robust change control process around OneStream, including the maintenance of documentation for SAP Finance Metadata management.
  • Advise on SAP access security for new and existing users, and approve SAP Finance access requests.

Skills

  • Recently qualified accountant or studying towards qualification
  • Experience with consolidation systems (Desirable) or multi-dimensional finance systems
  • Good IT Skills (SAP, MS Office)
  • VBScript/VB.Net knowledge (Desirable but not essential)
  • Inquisitive mind with a logical approach to problem solving
  • Self-motivated 

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines