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Finance Systems Manager

V4P FEB19 143

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Financial Systems Manager

What’s it all about?

This role sits in Europe Finance Systems Technology team, which is part of the ABK Enterprise Apps function, reporting to the Finance Systems Director. The role will be key to managing, supporting, and developing the use of systems and technology across the finance function, with primary focus on the current and future EPM tools used by FPA and Controllership. 

The ideal candidate will need to develop a strong understanding of ABK financial systems and there use, the ability to work with cross- functional teams, manage within tight deadlines, exemplify excellent problem- solving skills, demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and implement processes to improve operational efficiency, all with a strong sense of ownership and urgency

What we expect of you, day to day

  • Collaborate with the Europe Finance stakeholders from the Management Reporting, Budgeting and Planning, Cost Management, Business Profitability Reporting, and Financial Accounting teams to ensure their organisational technology goals are met.

  • Work with Finance SME’s to analyse and evaluate systems related requirements, translating user expectations into technical solutions and ensuring system requirements are documented and deliverable

  • Provides functional guidance to technical developers, ensuring that BAU processes are accurate and up- to- date and that system logic and data is accurate.

  • Manage the delivery of rapid prototyping solutions and POC to aid the delivery of business changes.

  • Support the management and delivery of ongoing system configurations, releases, and upgrades particularly in the future cloud solution.

  • Supports the delivery of global CPM projects for Europe including user requirements, training, and testing activities

Thinking about careers differently...

At ABK, we are passionate to offer our employees compelling career growth opportunities. As such, even if you do not have experience of this function there could be skills or experiences, which would transfer well.

For this role, the key skills required are:

  • Expert knowledge of EPM/CPM financial systems in particular Oracle applications.

  • Deep understanding of finance processes, including Planning, Close and Consolidation and Financial reporting.

  • Accounting qualified or qualified through experience

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to be able to “connect the dots” and approach issue resolution with a “forward- looking” view to anticipate and address problems

  • Excellent technical systems knowledge including broad understanding of developments in tools and trends within cloud- based Finance systems

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent written, oral, listening, and presentational skills and ability to work well under pressure and interact at all levels as a thought partner

  • Well- developed problem- solving skills and ability to apply sound judgement to facilitate problem identification; generate alternative solutions; adapt to changing situations; and manage issues to a successful resolution

  • Welcomes challenging/complex projects and demonstrates self as a change agent with an ability for working "smarter not harder" by making continuous improvement to the efficiency of processes he/she contributes to

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast- paced, rapidly changing environment

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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