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Finance Systems Analyst

Job Reference: 16371CF3

Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 05-07-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Birmingham, England, West Midlands

Finance Systems Analyst

Our leading financial services organisation based in the Birmingham area currently require an individual who ideally comes from a finance background to join as a Finance Systems Analyst to help support their existing finance applications. If you have a background in accountancy or finance this would be highly desirable but is not essential.

Key Responsibilities

* Configuration, administration & day to day support of finance and payment systems software and any associated applications
* Working with internal and external technical and business analysts to log, analyse, route and track application issues through to resolution.
* Client liaison with the 3 rd party software supplier to find issues which cannot be resolved internally, implement solutions and communicate with users to provide a quality, efficient service when issues are identified
* To collect business needs, management information and service level agreement reporting
* To use the information gathered to identify and document areas requiring process improvements and quality control
* To support the integrity of data within finance data store
* To design & develop new reports for users using Infor Q&A and COGNOS BI

Skills required:

* Part qualified accountant preferred.
* Significant technical support / analysis experience of finance systems applications; experience in Infor SUN Systems v 6 and Infor Q&A, Proactis, COGNOS BI & COGNOS Planning TM1, GT Match and Cadency Balance Sheet Certification applications would be useful but not essential
* A background in financial services and working within a Finance department would be advantageous but not essential
* Good problem solving skills with a proactive approach to root cause analysis
* Experience in writing application documentation and providing clear, understandable end user training in a manner appropriate to audience requirements
* The ability to understand how applications are configured and operated within a finance function.
* SQL query writing skills , with the ability to write moderately complex queries to retrieve or update data an advantage
* COGNOS report writing skills advantageous
* Experience of using Business Intelligence solutions advantageous

Finance Systems Analyst

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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