Finance Systems Manager
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
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