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System Accountant

Location: STEVENAGE, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 32000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3064029
My client based in Stevenage is looking for a Systems Accountant for a 12 month fixed term contract. with a chance of it going permanent. 

Provide partnership services to internal stakeholders to deliver:
• An effective QlikView environment for those applications already in the field;
• Identification of development and enhancement opportunities to the QlikView applications in order to support the analysis requirements of internal stakeholders;
• Work with IT colleagues to consider alternative tools such as Microsoft Power BI;
• Develop techniques for the modeling of key data measures in order to contribute towards trend based analysis and other forecasting methodologies.
Provide partnership services to internal stakeholders to deliver:
• A centralised system environment for common tools to manage planning, forecasting and reporting activities;
• The capture and reporting of operational and strategic KPI’s;
• Understand the key relationships between third party tools and Agresso in order to fulfill the above responsibilities.
• Engage with the organisation and Departmental colleagues in terms of providing a source of expertise for the analysis and interpretation of both internal and external data;
• Engage with the organization and Departmental colleagues in terms of identifying the key drivers of performance (financial and non-financial) and subsequently building reliable data sources and delivery mechanisms;
• Take responsibility for the identification of suitable analysis, reporting and delivery tools to support and contribute to a strong performance led culture.

• To undertake any other duties and projects at the request of the line manager;
• To comply with data protection legislation and act responsibly on matters of data disclosure both internally and to third parties;
• To be familiar with the Health and Safety and Fire policies for the organisation and to attend mandatory updates where required.

• Educated to degree level or equivalent in a numerical based subject
• Strong experience of working in a data driven analytical environment with databases, analytical and reporting tools
• Strong ability to clearly present analytical findings to both technical and non-technical audiences using a variety of delivery mechanisms/ tools
• Excellent analytical skills and be familiar with state-of-the-art mining, reporting and statistical techniques
• Familiarity with QlikView and experience with multi-dimensional OLAP financial reporting systems, in particular: Cognos TM1 / Cognos Express
• Experience of gathering data from multiple sources
• Ability to organise and prioritise workload and to work to minimum supervision
• Must be able to work effectively and positively in an environment of constant and rapid change
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise and engage directly with people at all levels, including senior stakeholders

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