Systems Accountant

Oxford Temporary
  • 12 month contract
  • Systems Accountant - SAP

About Our Client

Our client is a global organisation and market leader in their field of expertise.

Excellent company to work for with opportunity for long term contracts and career progresison.

Job Description

  • Manage the Assistant Systems Accountants in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Administer IT systems used in UK Finance in accordance with UK Finance requirements
  • Assist Fin Ops team in preparing the financial accounts for the UK business, and deliver a financial accounting service according to agreed service levels, working standards, policies and procedures
  • Maintain records so that systems work can be assessed, assigned to systems staff, and tracked
  • Champion internal controls and the integrity of financial systems, and report non-compliance
  • Act in partnership with staff in the business to ensure that services provided support the business, and that all parties communicate effectively, and work co-operatively and with mutual respect
  • Coordinate the maintenance of documentation of working practices and procedures
  • Maintain the chart of accounts, including creating new accounts, cost centres, profit centres, etc, ensuring changes are authorised and documented
  • Liaise with team managers in UK Finance, other stakeholders, and IT re the allocation of access to drives and directories, SAP, and other UK Finance systems
  • Oversee access rights of new/left users to relevant systems ensuring that the level of access is appropriate to each person's job role, and is authorised
  • Manage the day to day running of finance systems, and ensure data integrity
  • Open and close periods at month end
  • Perform reconciliations of interfaces between SAP and other systems, including Advantage, IPM, Themis

The Successful Applicant

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience in a systems accountant role at a large organisation
  • SAP experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience of managing staff
  • Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) or Qualified By Experience (QBE)

What's on Offer

12 month contract in Oxford office 2-3 days per week

Jason Taylor
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Phone number
01865 208 471

Job summary

System Accountant
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Consultant name
Jason Taylor
Consultant phone
01865 208 471
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