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Systems Accountant

Cannock, Staffordshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Company: Finning (UK) Ltd Number of Openings: 1 Worker Type: Permanent Position Overview: Responsible for setting policy and maintaining governance over finance systems structures (SAP, BW, Cognos TM1, DBS-Finance) including reporting hierarchies and integrity of data. Job Description: Major Job Functions Provide functional "super-user" training and support to the FP&A team in the use of BPC for budgeting and forecasting activities. Manage and communicate change control processes for any changes impacting finance systems structures and data integrity. Co-ordinating with transactional and financial accounting teams and super-users in relation to the creation and maintenance of finance systems user guides, policies and procedures. Provide recommendations to finance senior leadership team on finance system improvements and initiatives to improve data integrity. Individual Competencies Customer Focus: Being successful means continuously paying attention to customer needs and adapting as these evolve. This heightens the importance of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer centric solutions Cultivates Innovation: Paying attention to what customers want and need - new and improved products, services, solutions, and experiences. Taking initiative and collaborating with people who have diverse points of view. Embrace the mindset you and Finning are never done, never satisfied, never standing still Drives Results: Infusing the team and organisations with a sense of urgency. Creating a culture where organisational performance is always top of mind. Communicating a vision, setting priorities, developing and executing plans that achieve the desired outcome for Finning Courage: Being comfortable with the conflict that is inherent to being a champion of an idea or course of action. Meeting tough situations head-on to constructively resolve them. Saying what needs to be said at the right time, to the right person, in the right manner to effect changeSpecific Skills Strong influencing and negotiation skills Effective problem-solver with excellent analytical skills Strong communication skills with an ability to build positive relationships across all levels of the business Works on own initiative Knowledge Able to demonstrate a comprehensive accounting knowledge and display a deep understanding of ERP enterprise accounting structures, system configuration and testing methodologies preferably using BPC/TM1/SAP Accountability Responsible for oversight and governance of finance system structures and hierarchies for all Finning UK and Ireland entities. Responsible for change management of Finning UK&I group finance systems structures including Chart of Accounts, Profit Centres, Cost Centres, Internal Orders, Plants & Stores and Cost Centre/Reporting Levels. Contributing to development, review and implementation of new finance systems. Ensure compliance with internal controls and Bill 198 requirements relating to master data changes. Lead efforts to implement system, process and/or reporting changes where necessary/appropriate. Build solid and positive relationships with internal customers, including FP&A and IT teams in the effective delivery of financial reporting systems to business unit managers. Education and Experience Relevant tertiary qualification with minimum 5 years' post qualification accounting/audit experience At least 3 years' proven financial systems change management experience including financial report writing ability, preferably Cognos TM1 Working Environment Office based We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities
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  • Job Reference: 705044209-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Finning UK & Ireland
    Finning UK & Ireland
  • Location: Cannock, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent