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Systems Accountant

Job Title: Systems Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: P/SA/SEAN_1523612138
Contact Name: Sean Ransome
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

An opportunity to work for a Sunday Times Top 100 Company to work for in Oxfordshire, as a Systems Accountant. With Microsoft Dynamics recently implemented, you will be required to provide administration, support and change management to systems and process recently delivered by this implementation.

Working in a truly unique environment with river views, BBQs, an on-site gym, sports pitches, social and sports clubs and a collaborative working environment, this is a great opportunity to be a true expert in your field across a growing and fun company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General Systems Administration
    • Manage the AX, Atlas, AXtensions user access and licencing
    • Administer functional security/permissions and own the functional security model, ensuring that it enforces required financial controls within the system
    • System wide configuration and set-up with on-going maintenance as required by the business
    • Take a lead in the planning and managing of system-wide functions (month-end, year-end, system data auditing etc)
    • Ensure that all reports from the AX system are complete and accurate, and picking up the correct numbers
    • Provide all information requested from AX by internal or external auditors, and address any financial systems recommendations from the internal and external auditors
  • Monitoring and Control
    • Ensure the integrity of all of the numbers in the AX system
    • Daily monitoring of the five interfaces between AX and JD
    • Designing and managing the implementation of enhanced interface reconciliation reporting
    • Documenting the necessary resolution steps for any issues/errors for which a support procedure doesn't already exist in the interface support library
  • Systems Support
    • Providing support to finance users in daily procedures using all AX modules, AXtensions and exports
    • Becoming an expert in the setup of the AX implementation and to be to "go to person" for members of Finance/IT/Sales on functional questions and issues
    • Manage and execute finance system support processes
    • Design disaster recovery procedures and specifying DR infrastructure. Implementing and testing DR processes subject to investment approval
  • Process Support
    • Own the finance process and procedures library
    • Collate existing documentation into a standard framework
    • create documentation for any processes or procedures that have yet to be documented
    • Design new processes and procedures as part of change management
    • Design and lead training of all finance staff on how to use the system effectively
  • Change Management
    • Manage the resolution of any outstanding issues in the AX system that were present at go-live or were raised after go-live up until the transition into business-as-usual
    • Drive process improvements and related systems enhancements
    • Assess any changes requested by the business in terms of their impact to the AX solution
    • Manage upgrades/changes to the system including scoping, business case, change specification and developer liaison
    • Ensure strict adherence to version control and configuration management processes used during the implementation project ad establish changes to these processes relevant for live operations
    • Manage all releases to the finance system
    • Support the FC on all ad hoc work and projects on financial systems

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