SAP - Finance Systems Manager

Recruiter
Oliver James
Location
Port Clarence, UK
Salary
0-0
Posted
14 May 2021
Closes
27 May 2021
Ref
381438616
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Manager
Job Description

SAP - Finance Systems Manager

My client is one of the top 50 fastest-growing independently owned companies in Europe and has operations based in 12 countries around the world. With a year-on-year growth of over 20% for the past decade and diversification into new markets and sectors, this really is an exciting opportunity for high-achieving individuals.

The business is currently looking to appoint a Finance Systems Manager who, working closely with Group finance, will be responsible for planning and driving the continuous development and improvement of SAP systems, processes and policies.

Our client is flexible regarding industry background and will also consider individuals looking to step up from a Systems Accountant role or someone currently employed as a senior Finance Systems Analyst.

Key Responsibilities Management of the group's financial systems (SAP Business ByDesign) Build a detailed knowledge of finance systems capability in order to provide recommendations on how they can add value for the Finance department Manage the plan for all major change projects and improvement initiatives as they relate to finance systems. Take responsibility for all ongoing project activity Manage relationships with global 3rd party vendors and partners ensuring services and support are provided to agreed service levels Manage and develop integrations between financial applications Lead the testing process for upgrades ensuring adverse business impact is avoided Work closely with the internal IT team to improve user provisioning and security Manage end user training and support Assist with the development of reports from SAP financial systems Line management responsibility for a Finance Systems Analyst

Qualifications and experience A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or qualified by experience A detailed understanding of transaction processing, financial reporting and consolidation Extensive knowledge of SAP technology preferably Business ByDesign. Team leadership and development

Personal

attributes/characteristics Organised An attention to detail A clear communicator with the ability to communicate effectively to all levels Ability to build positive working relationships An ability to translate complex business requirements into documented solutions Willing to undertake occasional travel

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