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Finance Systems Manager

Location: VICTORIA, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 60,000.00-60,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-266550

Our client is an governmental agency and a central institution.

Circ £60k with great Benefits + 30 days Holiday

Job summary
The Systems Manager is responsible for all the technical and accounting aspects of the Secretariat’s financial accounting system, which is currently CODA. The post holder will oversee and manage the improvements and development required of the various financial accounting system modules.

 

Financial System
 Oversee and maintain the Secretariat’s financial accounting system which is currently CODA;
 Undertake the necessary action to ensure that the financial accounting systems are appropriately maintained, including, management and development of the chart of accounts, systems security, budgetary systems controls, workflows and the running of month-end and year-end routines;
 Initiate financial accounting systems process reviews and project manage the implementation of new developments for CODA and other related financial systems e.g. banking, payments, payroll, projects, travel, revenue and management accounts;
 Ensure business hierarchies within CODA are updated regularly to deliver enhanced Management Information reports for decision making;
 Oversee the technical design and maintenance of interfaces linking the CODA financial accounting system to other corporate management information systems in collaboration with IT;
Business Support
 Manage user access to all financial accounting systems applications in line with IT policies and procedures;
 Implement system changes for the development and maintenance of internal controls;
 Create and update Management Information reports using SQL queries, COGNOS, or CODA-XL on a regular and adhoc basis;
 Provide support to all CODA users in the Secretariat including the New York Joint Office and Commonwealth Small States Office in Geneva and respond promptly to related queries raised in the IT ticketing system
 Develop and maintain systems procedures and documentation including those for year end processes business continuity and general operations;
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 Work closely with IT section to ensure continuity of business support for CODA and compliance with FMIS and IT Sections service level agreements;

 Manage user access to all financial accounting systems applications in line with IT policies and procedures;
 Implement system changes for the development and maintenance of internal controls;
 Create and update Management Information reports using SQL queries, COGNOS, or CODA-XL on a regular and adhoc basis;
 Provide support to all CODA users in the Secretariat including the New York Joint Office and Commonwealth Small States Office in Geneva and respond promptly to related queries raised in the IT ticketing system

Education:
 Degree in accounting such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA or a university degree in IT with a partial accountancy qualification;
 Prince II or another similar structured project methodology.
Experience and Skills:
 At least 7 years financial accounting systems experience (preferably CODA) in a SQL environment;
 Specific experience of CODA add-ons, e-framework, CODA-XL, CODA procurement, CODA workflow and CODA assets;
 At least 2 years accounting experience;
 Advanced MS Access and Excel (VBA/macros) and links to external databases;
 Experience in providing training for finance and non-finance users as well as creating training and reference materials;  Experience of working in multi-national teams and/or a virtual team environment.
 


 

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