Finance Systems Business Analyst

England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
£300 - £400 per day + PAYE
28 Jun 2021
26 Jul 2021
Helenna Hobson
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting a Finance Systems Business Analyst for a large corporate firm in Sheffield. They are well respected and well known employer, investing well in their employees. This is an 18 Month Fixed Term contract, an interim requirement to provide support throughout a period of internal change.

This is a brand new role within the Finance Systems Team and your main purpose will be to provide business analysis activities across the team. Working in collaboration with IT, Service Delivery and Finance teams, your focus will be primarily to deliver high calibre system analysis, support, help maintain live systems and ensuring business needs are met.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

* Support system configuration and general system administration for Elite Enterprise and associated systems
* Support system testing and providing SME support during UAT for Elite Enterprise and associated systems
* Liaising with internal IT, IT Finance Matters and across all Finance Systems teams on the development of system integrations, enhancements and to overcome known problems.
* Investigate incidents, problems, requests for support and determine the appropriate action to take
* Ensuring all tasks and procedures are carried out effectively and efficiently to agreed levels of service or specific requirements of Service or Operational level agreements
* Help maintain, update training documentation and provide training across all FST teams as required
* Supporting transition program to the new ERP system through backfilling as required
* Document business requirements that can be translated into technical specifications to meet business needs
* Offer advice on process improvements, best practice and technical solutions to meet business needs
* Apply broad financial, systems and law firm knowledge to Identify and resolve core problems
* Recommend which problems must be resolved, which can be mitigated through other activities or approaches, and which can be accepted

To be successful, you will possess the following skills and experiences:-

* Experience in a hybrid finance/Applications Analyst role with a Professional services or similar background
* Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail with some a proven record of mapping out processes, identifying issues and with the ability to offer pragmatic solutions
* Understanding of project delivery and ability to work to tight deadlines
* Ability to pro-actively problem solve with a structured and logical approach
* Proven experience in system configuration, integration and support, with proven ability to work cross-functionally, understanding the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other disciplines and functions
* Knowledge of techniques for identifying, gathering and validating requirements in the delivery of services
* Demonstrate an understanding of finance processes
* Demonstrate ability to triage, investigate, explain and train end-users to understand route cause of issues, inconsistencies or improprieties within the system transactions

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a large, stable and successful business in an excellent convenient location for commuting and to secure a role which will offer both exposure to different things and new challenges in a busy accounting environment.

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact Helenna Hobson to discuss!