Systems Accountant

Systems Accountant

We are searching on an exclusive basis for an experienced Systems Accountant to join a Leeds legend in the construction industry. 

This is a highly responsible position, to be the bridge between technical and non-technical folk, and to solve Accountants’ challenges using the power of technology. 

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Systems Accountant role & responsibilities 

  • You’ll be highly visible, and be the bridge that makes the accountancy systems run smoothly

  • You’ll take ownership of any issues accountants are having (reporting etc.), and work with the IT team to get the job done

  • You’ll have exposure and input in some really interesting projects; brand new ERP system implementation and a new payroll system, to name a couple

  • You’ll have overall responsibility of the financial reporting system

  • You’ll have a holistic view of projects and deadlines, and be able to anticipate any road bumps, working with stakeholders at all levels to ensure smooth delivery

  • You’ll be a natural problem-solver, and really enjoy using your knowledge of accounting systems to resolve technical issues

  • You’ll be making a difference in a nationally-known manufacturing legend, and true Yorkshire success story

Systems Accountant requirements 

  • Strong experience in administering, supporting and developing finance systems

  • You’ll need to speak the same language as Accountants, so a qualification/part-qualification in Accountancy would be ideal

  • Equally, you need to communicate at a technical level with the IT team (SQL would be helpful)

  • Problem solver and technically-minded

  • Exceptionally organised – you’ll have great Project Management skills, be able to spot any glaring issues (such as scheduling project kick off meetings for month end!), and know when to escalate when necessary

  • Enjoys working for a company with a tangible product

The Company

Leeds legend in the construction industry, which is proud of its ‘family’ culture. 

You’ll have plenty of opportunities for ownership, and to play a pivotal role in the financial side of the business. 

Competitive basic salary of c.£40,000 + car + bonus + pension + health care + flexible working. 

Systems Accountant

*This role has now been filled, but is typical of the sort of role we frequently recruit for. Please get in touch for details of similar roles*

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