Finance Systems Accountant

Finance Systems Accountant

***HIRING*** Finance Systems Accountant – £55-65,000 – West End

KPC are currently partnering with a B2B media organisation who are looking for a Finance System accountant to take ownership of O2C, help maintain FinancialForce (FF) and SalesForce to improve process efficiency, controls, and data quality in relation to invoicing, cash matching and financial accounting. In addition, support with major implementation project, change request resolution and helpdesk support tickets and work with colleagues in divisional and group finance to ensure revenue recognition, tax compliance and financial data meet group requirements.

This is newly created role they will play a critical part in the on going strategy of the finance function.

Responsibilities will include:

Help maintain and improve FF and related SF configuration

* Assist with the set up and maintenance of the core FF Configuration Items, namely Companies, Brands, Currencies, Tax Codes, Bank Accounts, Product Codes and GLA Codes
* Assist with updates/modification to FF to ensure system in line with business requirements

Project delivery, change request and support tickets

* Support Finance Systems Manager and System Analysts in major implementations of FF and SF, providing solution recommendations and completing project deliverables
* Assist with management of helpdesk support tickets and change requests to ensure validity in line with Group current and known future requirements

Accounting, compliance and data quality standards

* Liaise with the Business and Group Finance teams to resolve FF accounting issues, particularly in relation to revenue recognition, currency revaluation and indirect taxes
* Liaise with Group Tax team to ensure indirect tax compliance
* Work with brand Super Users to drive improvements in data quality in accordance with Standards

Financial processes and controls

* Assist Finance Systems Manager with month end close process.
* Ensure all key FF month end reports are produced on Working Day 1 after AR Ledgers close.
* Champion best practice processes and controls across FF implementation and change projects
* Work closely with Project teams and Business Finance teams to ensure all aspects of compliance and controls are adhered to

Reporting and analysis

* Create and maintain FF Reports and Dashboards, based on the needs of businesses and Group
* Monitor FF usage and create reporting to ensure financial audit requirements are met.

Deputise for Finance Systems Manager when required

This role will be critical within the team and in order to be considered you will be:

* Experience of system implementation, development and maintenance for O2C processes
* Good knowledge of core O2C processes, especially invoicing and cash matching
* Good technical accounting skills, especially in respect of revenue recognition, currency revaluation, indirect taxes
* Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
* Experience in analysis and interpretation of transactional financial information
* Experience in working with cross functional teams
* Experience working in global B2B groups an advantage

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