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Systems Accountant

Job Title: Systems Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, E. of England, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
REF: GBSYSACCHH_1568294109
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Systems Accountant
£45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonus

We are currently recruiting a Systems Accountant to work for this rapidly growing 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. The role will be tasked with reviewing the complete business 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. This newly created role will act as the link between Finance, Operations and Legal to ensure processes are aligned to drive process improvements and efficiencies from a finance perspective.

Projects will vary across Finance, Legal and Operations with projects including Purchase Order and AP streamlining, e-invoicing projects, automation of cost capturing and various data capture projects to automate paper based reporting. Key projects will also include 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 across the business.

Other duties will include; Recommending new equipment or software packages: Review and evaluate proposals for new financial systems including accounting methods, policies and procedures and recommend improvements; 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 and systems experience, a demonstrable track record of process mapping, systems automation, driving efficiencies, strong Excel modelling skills, strong database experience, report writing skills and prior experience within a similar role.

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