This opportunity provides the prospect to work for a well respected and successful global technology services & consultancy firm, which is expanding their European operation with the appointment of an additional accounting systems consultant for their financial services solutions team. You will undertake a variety of consulting related tasks around the use, implementation, upgrading and efficient deployment of core financial control, reporting and accounting systems within financial institutions i.e. banks and insurance companies etc.
It's a varied client facing role using your accounting systems functional expertise to help clients improve and get the most out of their systems, including system migrations, implementations, process development and improvements, all geared to ensuring financial institutions are using best industry practice and systems for efficient financial control.
Appropriate applicants will have the following:
Foremost you will have a strong accounting background within financial services, perhaps even have been a qualified accountant at some stage in your career, with experience working for a financial institution in a financial control type role. But more than this, be it for a financial institution or whether you have moved to a software systems provider or consultancy already, you'll have experience in the design and implementation of accounting systems.
Strong IT systems project experience with financial control / accounting / ERP / regulatory reporting / revenue management / accounting rule engines / general ledger type systems i.e. Oracle Financials / ERP / Hyperion / Fusion, SAP, Microgen / Aptitude, SAS, FIS, Broadridge etc.
Experience with data driven projects and strong understanding of databases / data warehouses etc.
Ability to engage at a senior level with CFO's, Finance Directors and Treasurers etc.
Must be self motivated, have the ability to work in a relatively autonomous role and want to contribute to the success of a growing operation.
In normal operating conditions post COVID-19, must be happy with 75%+ travel / time on client sites.
Great opportunity to work at the forefront of data driven accounting technology transformation for the financial services and insurance industry.
Keywords: accountant, systems consultant, functional consultant, business analyst, systems accountant, technical accounting, accounting systems, financial control, revenue management, qualified accountant, financial services, insurance, regulatory reporting, financial reporting, general ledger, business intelligence, financial systems.