Systems Accountant

  • £45,000
  • Dartford, Kent
  • Cobb & Jones Recruitment

Systems Accountant – Navision | Dartford | Market Rate

A leading international SME with a Head Office in Kent are now embarking on a search for an experienced ERP Systems Accountant to support and champion the use of Navision across their business. Working closely with both the IT and Finance teams in the UK and abroad, this individual will focus on the following areas:

• Focussing on the processes and functionality of Navision, ensuring the integrity of data and that the business has a consistent and reliable financial output of management information

• Working with the finance team to ensure the system is allowing for the success of key areas such as financial reporting, ledgers, and monthly accounts to required timeframes

• Identifying areas for improvement, scoping change requirements and documenting these changes accordingly

• Identifying opportunities to better utilise the system, understanding how those areas could better support the business and assessing the required processes to implement these changes

• Acting as a Navision ‘superuser’, working closely with the finance team to support them in using the system and helping to solve any queries

• Working closely with senior managers across multiple functions regarding systems development requests

• Ensure correct processes and controls are in place

• Identifying risks and opportunities within the system and following these up

• Supporting the Group business, ensuring UK and overseas businesses are working to Group standards

It is essentially that the Systems Accountant has strong ERP systems experience with recent experience specifically of Navision. The role would suit a candidate with the following additional skills and qualities:

• A strong understanding of the principals of accounting, such as double entry, multi-currency transactions and an understanding of how an ERP system interacts with key finance areas, such as payroll, ledgers, accounts production and financial reporting

• Previous experience of process mapping and implementing changes

• A pro-active, logical and process driven individual

• Proven ability of offering a continuous improvement approach

• Advanced Excel skills

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