Head of Finance Systems

Our client is a well-known educational organisation looking for an experienced and motivated Head of Finance Systems to ensure their trust of academies has the absolute best financial software. This may mean you will need to master improvements within their current systems or completely implement new software. This is an exciting new role giving potential candidates the opportunity to use their skills to completely optimise and transform the financial systems function. There is wide scope for change, and the organisation is looking for someone with similar experience and the confidence to carry out effective and positive change.


JOB TITLE: Head of Finance Systems


COMPANY TYPE: Education


HOURS: Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00


SALARY: £85,000 plus bonus (negotiable dependent upon experience)


LOCATION: South London


BENEFITS: Pension Scheme, Annual bonus, Holiday pay, flexible working hours, team incentives, friendly environment, etc.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Responsible for ensuring the trust has the best of the best finance systems that are set up to perform the most efficient and effective processes

  • Manage a team of 3 and define an annual system review complete with timeframes, budgets and necessary resources

  • Responsible for all finance systems administration and maintenance and information security

  • Training the Finance Systems Teams and ensuring they are able to train the rest of the finance team on systems

  • Manage the relationship with IT ensuring alignment

  • Define the finance systems strategy in conjunction with the finance leadership team and IT department

  • Develop the reporting required for the ESFA such as budget and statutory submissions

  • Develop, manage and transform the finance systems team



Candidate Profile:



  • Ideally able to use the following systems: PSF Accounting, SAP concur Invoice and expenses and BPS Orovia

  • Must have worked with SQL Server Reporting Services and analysing SQL databases

  • Experience of VBA, advance Excel and advance Power BI would be an advantage

  • Qualified accountant or Qualified by experience

  • Previous experience of implementing a new finance accounting, consolidation and planning system

  • Knowledge of General Ledger and Financial Consolidation processes / systems

  • Experience of delivering Management Information to Business Users


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