System Accountant Job In Northumberland

System Accountant

  • £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Posted: 21/01/2019
  • Northumberland
  • Job Ref: 067109924
  • Permanent

Job Details

The team are looking to recruit a permanent Systems Accountant reporting into the Financial Controller.  The post holder will be required to perform a variety of tasks which will include maintaining accounting systems for accumulating general ledger balances identifying improvements and efficiencies whilst maintaining sufficient safeguards and controls to ensure accuracy. The post holder will also be expected to act as subject matter expert for financial aspects of the new ERP system being implemented, including maintaining finance user guides.

Ensure accurate allocation and recording of all internal and external project costs and revenue accumulation on a timely basis.
Manage financial system controls to ensure JSOX and audit compliance.
Prepare accurate reports of cost and recovery data.
Perform periodic reviews of all chargeable labour rates and coordinate update and implementation as appropriate.
Support the monthly financial close cycle as required.
Carry out monthly reviews of all live R&D and project costs, updating relevant managers and obtaining further spend approvals as necessary.
Maintain the CAPEX tracker for the UK, and fixed asset physical verification
Work with other members of the finance team and managers of other business departments to develop and implement efficient and effective financial reports and dashboards providing relevant management information.

Person Specification
Degree Qualified, minimum 2:1 in appropriate subject such as business or finance Desirable
Part qualified professional accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA ) or other systems equivalent
Proven experience of successful ERP implementation
Experience of an ERP expert user position supporting and guiding other finance users on an ongoing basis
Strong spreadsheet skills
Experienced in business systems and controls

Personal Attributes
Commercially aware
Able to think laterally and apply initiative
Work independently to prioritise work areas
Team player, with ultimate business goals in mind