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Systems Accountant

Job Title: Systems Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
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Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Systems Accountant
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Circa £40,000 + Benefits + Bonus

We are currently recruiting a Systems Accountant to work for market leading business based in Hertfordshire. The role has come about due to the success of the business over the past few years, recent acquisitions and future growth plans.

We are seeking an experienced systems accountant with a track record of developing systems to improve efficiencies and controls across a business.
This newly created role will work within a team of 4 and act as the link between finance and the business with an emphasis on automation and ensuring processes are aligned to drive process improvements rather than being a BAU support role.
A project-based role, you will be tasked with reviewing processes from front end to back end, producing process maps, reviewing currently systems and processes, making recommendations and then managing the implementation of various efficiency programs through to UAT.

Projects will vary across Finance and Operations including driving the automation of data capture, analysis and reporting; ensuring data integrity and internal controls are integral to all systems and playing a key role in the selection and upgrade of financial systems / RPA software providers.

Other duties will include; Recommending new equipment or software packages: Review and evaluate proposals for new financial systems; Develop and test new report formats; Develop training for end users; Evaluate manual accounting processes and make automation recommendations; Analyse system design alternatives for new financial systems and improvements to existing systems.

Applicants must have a strong blend of financial (ideally part qualified) and systems experience, a demonstrable track record of process mapping, systems automation, driving efficiencies, strong Excel modelling skills, strong database experience (SQL Ideally), report writing skills (Ideally Power BI) and prior experience within a similar role.

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