Financial control / accounting systems – functional systems consultant / business analyst Financial control / accounting systems –  …

Excelsior Search
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 May 20
Salary attractive & commensurate with experience level.
Excelsior Search
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 May 20
Salary attractive & commensurate with experience level.
Excelsior Search
Accounting systems professional required to play a key functional consulting role in a growing operation. Looking for experience with accounting / general ledger system projects within financial services.

This opportunity provides the prospect to work for a well respected and successful global technology services & consultancy firm, which is expanding their European operation with the appointment of an additional accounting systems consultant for their financial services solutions team. You will undertake a variety of consulting related tasks around the use, implementation, upgrading and efficient deployment of core financial control, reporting and accounting systems within financial institutions i.e. banks and insurance companies etc. 

It’s a varied client facing role using your accounting systems functional expertise to help clients improve and get the most out of their systems, including system migrations, implementations, process development and improvements, all geared to ensuring financial institutions are using best industry practice and systems for efficient financial control.

Appropriate applicants will have the following:

  • Foremost you will have a strong accounting background within financial services, perhaps even have been a qualified accountant at some stage in your career, with experience working for a financial institution in a financial control type role.  But more than this, be it for a financial institution or whether you have moved to a software systems provider or consultancy already, you’ll have experience in the design and implementation of accounting systems.
  • Strong IT systems project experience with financial control / accounting / ERP / regulatory reporting / revenue management / accounting rule engines / general ledger type systems i.e. Oracle Financials / ERP / Hyperion / Fusion, SAP, Microgen / Aptitude, SAS, FIS, Broadridge etc.
  • Experience with data driven projects and strong understanding of databases / data warehouses etc.  
  • Ability to engage at a senior level with CFO’s, Finance Directors and Treasurers etc.
  • Must be self motivated, have the ability to work in a relatively autonomous role and want to contribute to the success of a growing operation.
  • In normal operating conditions post COVID-19, must be happy with 75%+ travel / time on client sites.

Great opportunity to work at the forefront of data driven accounting technology transformation for the financial services and insurance industry.

 

Keywords:  accountant, systems consultant, functional consultant, business analyst, systems accountant, technical accounting, accounting systems, financial control, revenue management, qualified accountant, financial services, insurance, regulatory reporting, financial reporting, general ledger, business intelligence, financial systems.

Company Overview

Excelsior Search

Since 1999 Excelsior Search has been partnering with financial technology (FinTech), data and research providers to the global capital markets and investment industry.  Whilst supporting immense technological change the past two decades, using our deep niche industry and specialist talent acquisition expertise we play a key role in helping our clients build high performing teams across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Creating win-win situations

We work passionately in close partnership with fintech companies to secure for them the very best talent available globally, delivering win-win solutions all round:

The companies we partner with hire proven top performers whom can make a dramatic difference to their business i.e. by providing strong C level leadership, build great products and realise true sales potential.

By only partnering with the best companies in the sector, we add significant value to the careers of the industry professionals placed and hiring executives, enabling top performers to shine and meet their own career goals and earning potential.

Companies we partner with

We recruit for providers of financial technology, market data, investment research and consultancy services. This also includes partnering with private equity & venture capital companies, fintech innovation labs & hubs playing an important role developing the fintech ecosystem.

Roles we fill

C level down and across all company functions; executive management, sales & business development, marketing & communications, client servicing & relationship / account management, systems implementation & consulting, product management, sales engineering, finance, legal & compliance.

Global coverage

Track record of hiring and extensive industry networks in: New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Toronto, Montreal, Sao Paulo, London, Paris, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Vienna, Zurich, Dubai, Cape Town, Sydney, Singapore & Hong Kong.

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