Finance Systems Accountant

Michael Page
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
22 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2171061
Jordan Davenport-Smith
Job role
Group accountant
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Finance Systems Accountant role with a PE-backed Education Group. This is a broad role with reporting and systems responsibilities. Up to £65,000 + Bonus. London.

Client Details

The Client

My client is a PE-backed Education Group that has gone through solid growth in recent years, through a mixture of organic and acquisitional means.

The Central London Group Function is a close-knit team and this is a newly-created Finance Systems Accountant role. Due to growth of the business this is a newly-created role that will support the finance function with both accounting and systems matters.


The Role

Reporting into the Group Financial Controller this Finance Systems Accountant will be a broad and often hands on role, that has been create to support a Netsuite implementation, and with the following responsibilities:

  • Systems Implementation/Process Improvements: Lead on all systems upgrades and implementation of new finance software across the group. Drive the ongoing improvement of processes.
  • Expert User: Lead on systems training, establishing best practices and ensuring that these are delivered across the business.
  • Ad Hoc Analysis: support finance team with ad hoc projects, including post-acquisition integration.
  • Financial Reporting: Assist with preparation of Month End Accounts & Group Reporting Pack as well as supporting on Financial/Stat Accounts at Year End.

Being a small team this is role where you must be happy getting stuck in where's needed at certain times in support of junior team members.


What's Needed

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with a strong systems background
  • Excellent working knowledge of Netsuite systems
  • Must have implemented new software and delivered systems upgrades
  • SME business exposure
  • Must be comfortable in a hands on role (with the view that no job is beneath you!)
  • Able to commute to Central London (as/when offices can reopen properly)

Job Offer

What's On Offer

  • Up to £65,000 (Experience Dependent)
  • Bonus
  • Good Pension
  • Great Team
  • Growth Environment

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