Senior Financial Systems Administrator / Accountant
The purpose of this position is to assist in the design and implementation of the core financial system framework, including processes and reporting systems, to enable the team to expand service offering throughout the Group.
- Business as usual
+ Interpretation of accounting and administration requirements, design and implementation of solutions to requirements and configuration of the systems to meet the demands of our clients
+ Monitor the progress of tickets raised via the support desk and ensure reporting lines are completing tickets in a timely manner, keeping client teams appraised of progress
+ Application and report testing (System Integration Testing) and reconciliation activities in line with testing strategy
+ Communicate clearly with other members of the team and members of the client facing teams, both verbally and in writing, when gathering or explaining requirements, providing resolutions etc.
+ Take an active role in the migrations from FIC to FIA, supporting the client teams with data reconciliation, performing data uploads etc. monitoring progress and communicating with the migration lead, technical lead and project manager
+ Supporting with the development, testing and implementation of defect resolution and system enhancements in conjunction with the migration lead, technical lead and project manager
+ Gather requirements for reports, working with the reporting team, contractors, or independently to develop reports, with a consideration for opportunities to create a core (group) solution which can be rolled out to service multiple clients
Skills, knowledge and expertise:
+ Strong technical financial services industry knowledge
+ Part or fully qualified in a relevant professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, ICSA or relevant IT qualification) and prior business experience in private equity or real assets
+ Advanced PC skills notably MS Office suite (MS Word & MS Excel) as well as a familiarity with programming languages such as VBA & VB Script, SAS and Transact-SQL
+ Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts
+ Previous working experience with eFront FIA, or with private equity using equivalent systems
We will provide the training, both in house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.
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