Systems Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth Price

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6-12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Lizzie Price

I'm currently recruiting for a Systems Accountant to join a well known retailer.

The primary purpose of the role is to develop and extend the financial systems and processes to ensure the effective and efficient processing of financial and non-financial data, combined with further extending the range of management tools and reports used to inform the business. The role will be responsible for instilling a culture of robust control and efficiency throughout the finance teams.

Main Responsibilities for the Systems Accountant:


* Designing and implementing internal system controls (preventative and detective) to provide
quality assurance over financial data
* Troubleshooting and fixing finance related system issues
* Reviewing systems performance and identifying system issues
* Manage and coordinate environments during month end, budgeting, forecasting and statutory
reporting cycles.
* Perform security maintenance on applications.
* Manage the users and provision groups and users access rights


* Managing system upgrades with the IT department
* Collaborate with the global finance teams to understand their business needs and translate them
into Hyperion reports and/or Hyperion enhancements.
* Develop automated financial board pack from Hyperion to enable team to move away from
legacy system
* Provide a consistent and approachable point of contact for stakeholders

Team Training

* Training and supporting global finance team members in the use of financial systems and
procedures, instilling best practice ways of working
* Maintain Admin and User guides. Continuously and proactively improve the end user experience
by providing training for system functionality as well as ad-hoc reporting capabilities.
* Encourage continuous learning

They are looking for candidates who have detailed Hyperion knowledge and have experience of working in a similar systems role.


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