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Systems Accountant

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £34000 - £38000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Stephanie Tasker

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership are actively recruiting on behalf of a not for profit client, for a Systems Accountant role, based in South Manchester. Reporting directly to the Finance Director, the Systems Accountant will be instrumental in the continual effective running of the core finance system, including reporting and will manage to streamline finance processes both within the team and across the wider organisation.

The main purpose of the role is to support the finance team on its journey towards efficiency and effective delivery of financial services to the wider organisation, and to stakeholders

Key responsibilities of the Systems Accountant role:

  • Champion the systems thinking methodology and ensure all change activities within finance are undertaken in line with their mythology
  • Minimise the use of spreadsheets and automating reports
  • To understand the capabilities of current systems to allow more effective utilisation to aid efficiency for the tram
  • Observe financial processes within the team and out in the business to identify waste and inefficiencies
  • Support the re0-design processes in an inclusive way
  • Project manage a period of change within finance
  • Under the direction of the Director of Finance, actively implement change solutions, predominantly by redesigning financial processes, systems of financial control and financial reporting
  • Contribute towards the strategic leadership and shape the vision of the organisation
  • To adequate report, manage and mitigate the operational risks of the team
  • To set, monitor and deliver on key performance indicators across the department, aiming to deliver continuous improvement
  • To deliver value for money and manage resources effectively and efficiently, ensuring that targets are met

Required skills and experience of the Systems Accountant:

  • Experience of working within a finance setting
  • Experience of maintaining systems of financial control
  • Experience of manipulating large volumes of data for multiple scenarios
  • Strong IT skills, extremely proficient in excel and report writing
  • Proven relationship builder and influencer with stakeholders
  • The ability to motivate, inspire and influence change

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Systems Accountant role, please apply now, or contact Stephanie Tasker at Sellick Partnership.

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