Systems Accountant

  • Job Reference: 12507
  • Date Posted: 29 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Chris Eastwood Automotive Ltd
  • Website: http://www.ceauto.co.uk/
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car + benefits
  • Sector: Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Systems Accountant required

Objectives are - Custodian of all finance system data tables, parameters and processes, provide finance, VSB and third party system support, Identify system best practice, assess and document change requests and exceptions. Manage system and process projects through the project life cycle.

Specific activities include: -
  • Custodian and audit of all Finance & VSB data tables and parameters
  • Provide system support and troubleshoot issues within stated SLA's
  • Lead and support system and process projects including: -
    • System set up and configuration
    • System testing (unit through to user acceptance testing)
    • Data migration and verification
    • Report writing using Autoline Report generator
    • Training and post implementation support
  • Promote effective use of technology and systems.
  • Identify and promote business best practice to maximise efficiency and reduce cost & working capital.
  • Identify and provide early warning to senior management of any potential control weaknesses.
  • Working and building relationships with key software suppliers
Nature and scope of the position
  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, this is a high profile position with exposure to management at both a local and Retail Head Office level on a regular basis.
  • Working on your own initiative while reporting into the central team you will be responsible for delivering activities within budget and to agreed deadlines.
  • Location, ideally within commuting distance of Milton Keynes although this can be flexible as the key objective of the role is to support the business.
  • This is a field based role

You will have extensive Autoline system accounting and Retail motor trade experience is essential along with strong interpersonal and organisation skills. Good business acumen and an analytical approach to problem solving are also key attributes.

You will ideally be trained by CDK as a finance consultant the successful applicant will have advanced KCC Autoline system administration experience including: -
  • System set up and configuration
  • Posting Table Maintenance
  • Report creation and maintenance using report generator.
To review and report on data Advanced Excel skills (Including V lookups, pivot tables and if statements) are essential as is a high degree of flexibility as you will be required to work within a team environment but also on your own initiative to tight deadlines.

A qualified accountant is preferred but not essential overall the candidate should be able to demonstrate success in their career to date and have a desire to develop a career with the company.