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Interim Financial Systems Manager

Job Title: Interim Financial Systems Manager
Contract Type: temporary
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Start Date: Jan 19
Duration: 6 Months
REF: GBFSM4937_1544033338
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Interim Financial Systems Manager
6 Months
£70,000 - £85,000

We are currently seeking an Interim Financial Systems Manager to work for this leading multi-site retail business during a period of system transformation and business growth.

You will play a key role in managing and maintaining the Financial Systems and all key system interfaces / reporting systems.

Working with teams across the business the role will be involved in a number of ongoing projects ranging from routine upgrades, maintenance, automation, process improvement and streamlining financial processes.

Involvement in projects such as;
* Automation of / improving reconciliation process / Bank posting to Journals etc..
* Development and maintenance of budget and forecast models.
* Automation of manual transactions including design, delivery and implementation of automated processes and interfaces.
* Project management of various finance system initiatives.
* Identify improvements and design / deliver system solutions.
* Responsibility for various financial reporting systems including the likes of Cash flow, Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet.
* Responsible for all financial reporting development, specification, and implementation of new reporting cubes.
* Work closely with IT to maintain the stability of the code structures and underlying data used within reports and data cubes.
* Create and implement process improvements which include testing, validating and documenting change process.
* Provide support to the business for monthly financial close and reporting and annual budget and forecast processes.
* Support end users' needs by providing assistance with report creation/implementation, user training and functionality guidance as needed.
* Periodic review of system functionality design and configuration.
* Analysis, design, development, testing, troubleshooting, documenting, training, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of the financial application environment to meet business needs.

Key Requirements

* Previous experience as a Financial Systems Manager / Systems Accountant / Financial Systems Analyst is a prerequisite.
* Ideally you will be a qualified accountant / come from an accounting background and potentially moved into a finance system accounting role, playing a key role in a variety of financial system-related projects, particularly involving system functionality, reporting and automation.
* Excellent IT skills with a strong understanding of financial systems, data sources and financial reports is a prerequisite.
* Experience of Sequel would be advantageous.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.