Finance Systems Accountant Finance Systems Accountant …

Advantage Resourcing
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
Up to GBP550.00 per day
Advantage Resourcing
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 27 May 20
Up to GBP550.00 per day

Our Client is a global investment bank based in Central London, they are looking for a Finance Systems Accountant to join their finance team.

Long-term temp role £550 daily rate

The purpose of this role is to ensure appropriate testing is performed across relevant systems, including:

  • Ensure testing methodology for systems change, as it relates to the Finance function, is documented and fit for purpose
  • Ensure testing of upgraded transactional booking systems are performed correctly and thoroughly
  • Ensure testing of data feeds into the General Ledger and internal Data Warehouse is performed appropriately
  • Create appropriate test cases and test scripts for relevant accounting events
  • Provide technical advice regarding testing templates to ensure test coverage across all accounting areas
Main Responsibilities
  • Own the Finance and Accounting system testing for a number of transaction booking systems across various locations
  • Co-ordinate the test process with the system test manager
  • Create test scripts and define success criteria prior to tests
  • Extract relevant data from source systems, the general ledger and the internal MI system
  • Perform verification of test results, ticking back relevant entries
  • Follow up any errors and omissions directly with the test manager and testers and report to Finance SMEs
  • Ensure tests are complete and the results are accurate and as per expectations
  • Pre agree the testing scope with system SMEs within Finance and the test manager to ensure tests capture all relevant products, events and scenarios
  • Present test results and analysis to system SMEs within Finance for review and sign off
  • Qualified accountant familiar with IFRS reporting standards: knowledge of JGAAP would be advantageous;
  • Relevant technical degree-level education with a preference toward accounting / financial and / or mathematical disciplines;
  • Prior management accounting experience
  • Previous testing experience
  • Extensive experience working on data-related projects; understanding of Project Management
  • Strong numerical and financial skills, ability to interpret financial information and design and use financial models;
  • Prior experience working within Commercial Banking environment
  • Practical experience working with LoanIQ

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