System Accountant

Job Title: System Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: BBBH74632
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 08, 2019 17:48

Job Description

An Internationally Leading Media Group are looking for a Systems Accountant to join their dynamic Finance team. Working with Finance and IT the Systems Accountant will be the 'go to' for finance. This role is responsible for maintaining, supporting and working through the update of all finance systems.

The Systems Accountant will communicate with all areas of the business as to all matters relating to these systems and will be involved in all matters where finance systems are relevant. You will help to provide direction and delivery on systems solutions:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate data is presented in a timely manner to the Finance system
  • Assist Director, Accounting with maintaining Internal Control framework
  • Identify and report on missing, duplicate or inaccurate finance data
  • Resolve errors by working in conjunction with key IT and Finance stakeholders
  • Reconcile key balance sheet accounts and provide reliable commentary on reconciling differences
  • Identify opportunities and co-ordinate improvements to the internal controls framework
  • You will work alongside finance systems management to ensure the solution works optimally
  • You will have a solid accounting knowledge and will be able to solve accounting problems using the finance systems available.

You will work with

  • Wider finance team including the Group Financial Controller
  • Project teams
  • Technology department
  • External software support

Key Skill set:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required as well as the ability to interact effectively plus the ability to communicate complex information to relevant internal and external parties
  • Finance systems accountant or manager in a previous organisation
  • Sound business acumen and good grasp of accounting fundamentals
  • Confident with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Approachable and helpful attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Can think laterally and provide solutions to problems
  • Deliver complex concepts and processes in a simplified and easy to understand format
  • Establish effective and positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.