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Finance System Support Analyst

The R&A

The R&A is golf's governing body and organiser of The Open Championship.

Posted
14 Sep 2022
Status
Full Time
Permanent
Location
Scotland
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

Role and Responsibilities

Core responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist the finance systems team in providing ongoing change, support, and development across several areas, including but not limited to: Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Intercompany, Consolidations, Reporting, General Ledger, Cash and Bank.
  • Provide support services for all related integrated systems.
  • Manage tickets logged with the Helpdesk and be the first line of support with assistance as required from the finance systems team.
  • Maintain the employee hierarchy within the financial systems, accurately logging new starts, role changes and leavers.
  • Support the Finance Systems Team with the implementation of the new purchase order system.
  • Working with systems team to develop solutions to problems and help drive processing efficiencies.
  • Act as a key member of the Finance Systems team, forging strong relationships with both the business and the wider finance team.
  • Support in the writing and implementation of process documents and work instructions.
  • Assist with testing new functionality and document the impact on user processes.
  • Keep up to date with system developments and interpret the impact on current processes.
  • Provide support and assistance on ERP related projects.
  • Understand the importance of robust systems and processes to establish and maintain quality data driven business analysis.
  • Communicate system risks and issues to key stakeholders, and work with the Finance Systems Team, IT Team, and 3rd party suppliers to resolve them.
  • Support the delivery of system enhancements to the business.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and general systems housekeeping to ensure systems operate efficiently.

KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL

  • Understanding of key finance systems processes.
  • Understanding of the core concepts of the finance function and finance processes.
  • Aptitude for analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Good working knowledge and application of accounting principles and application of the accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products – Excel, Word, & Outlook.
  • Experience of working in a finance environment.
  • Working towards an accountancy qualification.

DESIRABLE

  • Knowledge of NetSuite or a similar financial system.
  • Knowledge of MI/BI reporting tools and aptitude to develop and learn skills associated with MI/BI reporting.
  • Knowledge of purchase order systems.
  • Knowledge of working with SAP Concur or a similar expenses management system.

SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

ESSENTIAL

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with people at all levels.
  • Being a positive and enthusiastic change agent with a “can do” attitude.
  • Working effectively in a team.
  • Attention to detail and documentation skills.
  • Strong aptitude for efficient working and system driven processing.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise, taking responsibility for their own workload when required.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Confidentiality, discretion, and initiative.
  • Prepared to ‘go the extra mile’ in delivering service on time and to the highest standards.

How To Apply:

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Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for a work visa so candidates should ensure they already have or are able to obtain the right to work in the UK before applying.


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Permanent
Job Type
Finance
Sport
Golf

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