Finance Systems Senior Analyst

Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent
Industry:
Finance
Job reference:
BBBH155139_1655990788
Posted:
12 days ago

My Client, a large global financial services brand is looking for an experienced Finance Systems Senior Analyst.

You will sit within the Finance Technology Team reporting to the Revenue and expense product owner. You will develop the Expense management workstream as part of our 'Revenue and expense management' product vision. You will be the team's key anchor for the customer - both internal and external. You will be responsible for the support and enhancement activities for Concur, SAP FICO, AP, AR in addition to various auxiliary systems. Working together with members of IT and Finance, you will be the first line support for the Finance and accounting departments for queries and issues. In addition to the on-going system activities, you will be pivotal in the delivery of changes and enhancements to the existing solution, as well as new projects.

The purpose of the role is as follows:

  • Manage end-to-end work, from collecting requirements, design changes, implement them and promote them to the live system under direction of the 'Revenue & Expense mgmt.' product owner
  • Work within the established change framework to ensure appropriate prioritisation and testing of changes
  • Continuously and proactively seek improvement to the system by understanding customers' activities and challenges
  • Become a trusted business partner by customers and one of the main points of contact for queries/issues in the SAP Finance Systems
  • Accountable for all SAP interface systems integration to multiple 3rd party systems. Responsible for design, configuration, testing, and documentation, including functional specifications
  • Provide end user support and training as required
  • Produce documentation for design, testing, and support of both users and administrators
  • Conduct periodic system reviews with key stakeholders and proactively follow-up on activities
  • Liaise with the Basis / Security / ABAP developers as required
  • Work using the Agile methodology and leverage collaboration tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence, AHA, ServiceNow, teams)
  • Support internal and external audit requests

Essential:

  • Configuration and understanding the Finance system landscape, including SAP Concur & SAP FICO
  • Requirements gathering, scoping activities, solution design/presenting options and creating functional specifications
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experience of configuring and developing solutions based on specifications
  • Support of business-as-usual operations, including completion of month, quarter and year end finance close
  • Strong knowledge with SAP Finance Systems
  • Experience with ancillary systems and vendor invoice management
  • Confident and Professional in working with senior members of accounting / business stakeholders
  • Good level of accounting knowledge
  • Project management skills to meet deliverables timely and efficiently
  • Write test scripts, perform testing and conduct defect resolution
  • Maintains and enhances the SAP Financials modules including: FI (AR,AP,GL), CO.
  • Strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

Preferred

  • Knowledge of operations, front office, risk, performance team activities
  • Experience working on a global team and with stakeholders across the globe
  • Knowledge of SFTP, Autosys, File transfers, and mapping of interfaces
  • SAP ABAP skills, debugging, technical specifications, code writing, code review
  • CIMA, ACCA
  • Basware
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