Financial Systems Manager / Systems Accountant

Location: City of London, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH229391_1548092398

Ambition is currently recruiting for a Financial Systems Manager for a market-leading, International Law firm. You will be positioned amongst a well-established team in the Finance department which hosts a supportive and welcoming culture, with great benefits. Moreover, the role has a key focus of driving forward system improvements and new module implementation, whilst supporting the departments overall operational performance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be the first point of contact for the firm's external provider and coordinate system upgrades with external providers and in-house IT team.
  • Take ownership of period end closing and back routines.
  • Improve financial business processes including structure analysis of requirements.
  • Take charge of all other system interfaces with the core PMS.
  • Maintain development road maps and suggest implementations plans to meet business needs.
  • Oversee all the finance system business processes.
  • Oversee all PMS related queries and alerts and find solutions to resolve.
  • Maintenance of all fee earner data and participating fee earner relationships.
  • Provide support for the management of the GL and cost/profit centre structures.
  • Oversee multi-currency and client interest functions.
  • Maintenance of: charge and cost rates table, all system codes and configurations, phase and task templates.
  • Implementation and management of eBilling interfaces and coordination of matter management delivery system, reporting and supporting fee earners.
  • Aid in delivering induction training and developing training content.
  • Partake in creating the design, management and developments of the firm's MI system.
  • Coordination of finance department projects.

Key skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to be a great team player and work with various departments.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Strong IT skills using Excel and SQL.
  • Experience working with Aderant.