Systems Finance Officer

Sevenoaks, Kent
£27000 - £30000 per annum
09 Oct 2019
09 Nov 2019
Ewan Quinn
Contract type
Full time

To assist the Finance System Team Leader in maintaining system integrity by accurately inputting and controlling interfaces with other systems. To ensure accurate payment to suppliers and compliance with government requirements. Line management of the System Support Officers.

Client Details

A well established organisation


  • Act as a mentor to the systems team, supporting their personal development by undertaking one-to-one meetings and appraisals, supporting training, and monitoring performance.
  • To be a member of, and provide input to, the Finance team in a climate of continuous improvement and change.
  • Provide support to non-finance users of Agresso in obtaining accurate routine information from the system in a way that supports their services.
  • Responsible for ensuring payments are made from the finance systems (Agresso and TASK) by BACS on time and the system is updated for any payments processed outside of the system.
  • Answer queries about payments from suppliers and colleagues.
  • Ensure accurate treatment of supplier payments regarding Construction Industry legislation and complete government returns accurately and promptly.
  • Ensure information is published on payments to suppliers in compliance with Transparency requirements.
  • Ensure the organisations Debt Collection Policy is implemented and undertake regular reports on status of balances and prepare reports for write off or for further action including court action.
  • Liaise with partner organisations on the status of debts for shared services and to pass on income collected.
  • Undertake regular bank reconciliations for the Organisations bank accounts.
  • Maintain Performance Indicator information for creditors and debtors.
  • Respond to routine cash replenishment of the payment kiosk and undertake the emptying, reconciliation and preparation of the banking of the cash.
  • Assist the Finance Systems Team Leader with system reconciliations - suspense, control and holding accounts. To undertake regular reconciliations of suspense and holding accounts to maintain system integrity and resolve reconciliation differences.
  • Assist the Finance Systems Team Leader with finance system maintenance: to ensure the Financial System is well maintained, including users set up, workflow set up, data cleansing and system error identification and resolution.
  • Assist the Finance Systems Team Leader with reporting functions in Agresso: maintaining system browsers and enquiries, setting up new reports, maintaining electronic reports, producing Excelerator reports.
  • Support the Finance Systems Team Leader in developing and delivering a continuous training programme for Agresso users throughout the authority.
  • Deputise for the Finance Systems Team Leader as required.
  • Comply with standard employee Health & Safety at Work responsibilities.
  • Comply with the organisations Equal Opportunities policy..
  • Participate in any relevant training for the duties of the post and support the Finance System Team Leader in meeting the objectives of the organisation
  • Carry out any other related duties as may be directed from time to time by the Finance System Team Leader.
  • Profile

    • Systems Experience: Agresso
    • Confident Excel User (Pivot Table / Vlook Ups)
    • This role will suit a candidate from both a systems and accounting background.

    Job Offer

    A competitive salary and benefits package

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