SAP Finance Systems Manager

Employer
Michael Page Finance
Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£65000 - £75000 per annum + + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Closing date
Nov 5, 2021

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Sector
Utilities
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Our high-profile Energy & Utilities client based near Reading is looking to recruit a qualified SAP Finance Systems Manager who will take responsibility for ensuring their financial systems (SAP-based estate) continue to meet business requirements. The role will project manage and partner with the business to deliver a variety of system enhancements.

Client Details

Our high-profile Energy & Utilities client based near Reading is looking to recruit a qualified SAP Finance Systems Manager who will take responsibility for ensuring their financial systems (SAP-based estate) continue to meet business requirements. The role will project manage and partner with the business to deliver a variety of system enhancements.

Description

The SAP Finance Systems Manager will take a lead role in overseeing a number of system enhancements including an SAP upgrade from ECC to S/4Hana.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Training, coaching, and managing a small team of Systems Accountants
  • Project managing and partnering with the business to support delivery on a range of system fixes, replacements, enhancements, and upgrades
  • Ensuring financial systems (SAP-based estate) meets business requirements
  • Identify, recommend and implement solutions to automate and enhance systems and processes
  • Identify system risk issues, ensuring managed & mitigation plans are in place and communicated
  • Building strong relationships across the business and with external IT contacts
  • Providing technical guidance and training to users
  • Flexible attitude and ability to rise to new challenges
  • Managing master data, system access and day to day central operational processes

Profile

We welcome applications from candidates with the following:

  • Past experience as a Finance Systems Manager or equivalent role (e.g. Systems Accountant)
  • Strong SAP knowledge and experience (HFM and S/4Hana migration/implementation experience is preferred but not required)
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship-building skills
  • Business partnering skills in addition to strong written & verbal communication skills
  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA Qualification

Job Offer

Flexible working (including working from home at least 3 days per week if desired), a highly competitive basic salary, contributory pension, 26 days holiday and an extensive range of additional employee benefits will be on offer for the successful applicant.

Company

Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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