Systems Accountant

Reading Permanent £55,000 - £60,000
  • Market leading, cash positive business with plenty of investment
  • entrepreneurial environment

About Our Client

My client are the leading mobile infrastructure business in the UK. With 20,000 sites and tens of thousands of customers nationwide, my client have seen a huge growth trajectory and constant investment from their group backers.

Job Description

  • Plot out a 2-3 year time horizon.
  • Coordinate requirements input from finance team, as well as the wider business where relevant.
  • Proactively identify and recommend areas of improvement, ensuring the finance team is able to achieve maximum benefit from the system.
  • Work closely with the IT team and external finance system support provider to assess development and enhancement timelines.
  • Work with the finance management team to prioritise projects on the roadmap.
  • Clearly communicate results and ensure stakeholders are updated on progress.
  • Regularly review and update the roadmap.
  • leadership and coordination
  • Strong stakeholder management.
  • Clear and timely project status reporting.
  • Management of competing priorities to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Design and coordination of User Acceptance Testing to ensure projects meet end user requirements.
  • Preparation of project proposals, including coordination of approvals for each proposal.
  • Maintenance of suitable rules validation for journal postings.
  • Review and oversight of approval processes for changes to relevant system information, including creation of new general ledger accounts and changes to the purchase requisition workflow approvals.
  • Review and maintenance of user roles & profiles, ensuring role segregation and appropriate approvals for roles.
  • Other as required.
  • Month-end close.
  • Year-end roll-forward.
  • Other as required
  • Responsible for reviewing and maintaining finance team processes and controls related to the finance systems, in conjunction with the relevant finance process owners.
  • Ensure processes and controls are fit for purpose and support optimal finance team performance.
  • Extensive experience with financial systems / ERP maintenance and development, including systems implementations, migrations, and systems configuration.
  • Strong general accounting experience. Appreciation and understanding of the preparation of accounts and the function of financial systems in this regard.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA).
  • Strong A level and GCSE results.
  • Team player. Naturally works as part of team to support overall team performance through effective financial systems management.
  • Strong in Excel, data manipulation.
  • Excellent attention to detail. Focused on ensuring work is right first time and quality of output.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritise effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to communicate complex areas concisely and effectively, without the use of jargon or technical terms.
  • Effective stakeholder management.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Focused on continuous improvement.

What's on Offer


Company Bonus


25 days holiday

Private Medical / Dental

Josh MacDonnell
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Phone number
+44 118 955 9068

Job summary

System Accountant
Technology & Telecoms
Contract type
Consultant name
Josh MacDonnell
Consultant phone
+44 118 955 9068
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