senior finance manager - systems in hertford

06 June 2018
randstad financial & professional, randstad accountancy & finance
job type
£ 70,000 - £ 80,000 per year, Car, Bonus
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hertford, east of england
accountancy & finance
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 70,000 - £ 80,000 per year, Car, Bonus
4 years pqe plus
reference number
randstad financial & professional, randstad accountancy & finance
01707 378511
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job description

We are working exclusively on a fantastic opportunity as Senior Finance Systems Manager to join a profitable and growing large organisation as part of the senior management team taking ownership of group finance systems. The successful applicant will join this organisation at an exciting time as with growth in recent years they are continuing to expand the Finance team.

This is a project-focused, strategic role working on a programme of transformation within the Finance department. Through closely partnering with Finance and IT teams across the organisation, the role will seek to coordinate and leverage company assets and resources to design and deliver both improved business processes and a short and long term finance systems improvement strategy.

You will be the main point of contact within the finance function for guidance, leadership, advice and support on financial processes and business systems

This role will suit a high calibre individual with the ambition and determination to help drive the long-term growth of this leading organisation. The individual will flourish in a working environment which provides the ideal setting to develop personally and professionally.

Key responsibilities of Senior Finance Systems Manager role will include:
-Identify short and long term requirements as part of a transformational finance systems and process strategy, then create the business case for change.
-Business partner the wider finance community to drive understanding and engagement to leverage maximum value out of the new suite of tools and reports that the changes will bring
-Assess business training needs, contribute to training strategy and documentation
-Manage User Acceptance Testing and approve go-live into production
-Support Business activities and processes e.g. during month / year end, system & financial audits, data extract/uploads and interpretation of results

The ideal Senior Finance Systems Manager will possess the following attributes/skills:
-Degree Calibre ACA/CIMA/ACCA Qualified
-Energetic, positive/can do and sense of humour with the drive and ambition to succeed and drive change
-Capable of working effectively under pressure, managing multiple priorities
-Sufficient years working knowledge of finance systems, preferably SAP
-Excellent analytical and excel skills
-Possess excellent interpersonal skills and an aptitude for building relationships across all levels of an organisation
-Previous team management experience

This is an excellent opportunity for a finance qualified systems accountant to join a well regarded and well known business.

If you are interested in the role of Senior Finance Systems Manager please do not hesitate to apply today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


business analysis,erp experience (sap, oracle, jde),finance project management,sap,variance analysis


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