General Ledger Systems Analyst - SAP

England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
28 Jun 2021
26 Jul 2021
Helenna Hobson
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting a 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 8 contract, an interim requirement to provide support throughout a period of change.

The role will sit within the Functional Design Stream. The Functional Design stream will be central to the success of the programme. The Business Analyst will support the definition and delivery of business requirement for the new finance system. The role will be expected to deliver the required design deliverables as well as supporting the functional and business testing cycles, change management /training activities and deployment. The role is specifically focussed on the general ledger and dealing with local accounting requirements in numerous countries. The programme has a matrix structure and the role will require to work across all streams and other leads.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Positively contribute to the Functional Design team
* Support the definition and delivery of all required functional design deliverables
* Facilitate workshops and meetings to capture and define business requirements
* Support the prioritisation of business requirements
* Define detailed design principles to underpin the' to-be' design.
* Coordinate and input into 'as-is' process mapping of current processes as well as defining the 'to-be'
* Work with vendors to develop robust functional documentation/specification
* Produce high quality documentation and process maps
* Build and nurture relationships with SME's, process owners and other programme and firm key stakeholders
* Ensure design outputs correlate back to the core objectives of the programme
* Work across the international offices to ensure a collaborative and representative design is compiled
* Ensure across the programme the designs are clear and understood, support the central design knowledge pool for supporting the programme throughout the delivery cycles e. Data design, Build and test, change management, training and post go live support
* Ensure that any necessary business information is requested and provided in advance of any deadline set
* Escalate issues which cannot be resolved by the stream to the Programme Manager
* The main focus of this role will be on the GL, including reconciliation between local and group accounts, design of the COAs and mapping between ledgers

About You:

* Qualified Accountant
* Strong excel skills
* Worked in a multi-national environment
* SAP HANA experience
* Understanding of the core components of the project lifecycle
* Great team working skills and a passion for delivering results
* Able to work independently and adapt to change
* Ability to judge and manage priorities effectively and work to tight timescales
* Worked in both Waterfall and Agile environments

If you have the relevant skills & experience to be considered for this opportunity, please feel free to apply today or contact Helenna Hobson for further details.

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