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Senior Financial Systems Analyst

Focus IT Recruitment
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified, CIMA
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Senior Financial Systems Analyst

Job Summary

Responsible for the successful implementation and subsequent maintenance of the integrity of the financial systems supporting the UK distribution and wholesale businesses.

The role will encompass initial systems implementation, development of financial and statistical reporting, and maintenance of pricing data.

The role will report to the UK Finance Director and will cooperate with colleagues in IT, Finance and Commercial departments.

NB: Must have some ERP systems experience preferably with Epicor Prophet 21, but specific system knowledge can be trained (This will highly benefit your application)

Essential Job Duties:

Work with colleagues in IT, Finance, and outside consultants to ensure a successful implementation of new WHMS and Financial software.

Responsibility for coordinating developments and projects with colleagues in IT, Finance, and the Commercial team.

Ensure that financial systems fully support the business and are compliant with all financial standards and legal requirements.

Responsible for developing, producing, and circulating information and reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis as needed by the business.

Assist in supporting customer information requirements and developing customer reporting interfaces.

Responsible for maintaining key data tables and in particular controlling pricing set up and changes.

Become the focal point for user support in terms of information requirements from the new system.

Help to develop user knowledge and self -help ability to maximise the effectiveness of the system.

Other Duties

Assists with and coordinates other special projects

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of data query and ad hoc reporting tools - knowledge of SQL and ideally Crystal Reports (training can be provided)

Must have some ERP systems experience preferably with Epicor Prophet 21, but specific system knowledge can be trained

Needs strong knowledge of accounting (ERP) systems and accounting practices

Requires strong spreadsheet and data analysis skills (MS Excel and MS Access preferred)

Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong analytical and problem-solving skills

(SQL, Crystal Reports)

Requires attention to detail and an analytical approach.

Ability to be flexible/multi-task based on workflow demands

Ability to speak, write and read the English language

Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintain them over time

Ability to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity, creativity to changing needs and situations

Ability to maintain consistent, punctual, and regular attendance

Ability to receive and give information in a courteous manner over the telephone, via electronic communication or in person

Ability to apply new knowledge, technology, and procedure to job responsibilities

Qualifications (Typical Experience, Typical Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities):

Basic/Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree - Business Administration, Finance/Accounting, IT

5 years experience working with ERP

5 years experience with data analysis in a Finance/Accounting environment

Essential Physical Demands

Ability to sit at workstation for extended periods of time

Ability to work effectively using a personal computer for long periods of time

Ability to operate computer equipment, including keyboard and monitor, phone equipment and other necessary office equipment

Flexible work hours as needed to meet the needs of the business or to work cross functionally with US team members

Salary & Benefits

Circa £44,000 per annum pro rata with some flexibility depending on experience

ACIP Bonus: 10%

Business Travel Insurance

BUPA Medical cover Single

23 days annual leave per annum plus bank/public holidays

Pension 5% & if joining company pension scheme, it will be matched


Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. You will be office based with the potential of some work from home days

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