Systems Accountant


    Robertson Bell

    Are you a skilled accountant with a strong track record of managing financial systems? Do you thrive in ensuring data integrity and accurate financial reporting in a complex establishment? Are you ready to make a tangible impact within public sector organisation? If yes, this could be the role for you!

    This public sector organisation is currently seeking an experienced Systems Accountant to join their team on a two-year fixed term contract. This role will be pivotal in managing and maintaining the financial management systems for the organisation, from ensuring the integrity of financial data and supporting various departments with financial reporting and analysis, to contributing to the maintenance of a balanced budget.

    The key duties of this Systems Accountant role are as follows:

    • Oversee and maintain the organisation’s financial systems, ensuring accurate data entry and reconciliation of the general ledger and related modules.
    • Collaborate with senior management to produce financial reports, dashboards, and enquiries, optimizing the use of financial systems for efficiency.
    • Lead the administration and development of financial software, including the design of interfaces and custom scripts.
    • Provide training and support to staff on financial management systems, ensuring users are proficient and access is appropriately managed.
    • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the Finance Service, enhancing system efficiency and processes.

    This is an exceptional opportunity that would suit someone has a passion for financial systems and a demonstrable track record of delivering effective solutions, who is now looking to take their career to the next level. Please note that this role will officially be based out of their offices near Portsmouth, although opportunities to work on a hybrid pattern are on offer.

    The successful candidate will have:

    • Extensive experience in the public sector, ideally within local government, and significant experience in financial systems administration.
    • Professionally Qualified as an Accountant (CCAB) or have AAT with relevant skills and experience.
    • Experience in implementing financial systems, designing controls and processes, and conducting tests.
    • Experience in implementing financial systems, designing controls and processes, and conducting tests.

    If you this this Systems Accountant role sounds like the right next step for you, please apply now to ensure you are considered.