Commercially driven and forward thinking Unitary authority in the home Counties require a Senior Systems Accountant who will support the Finance Systems Manager to lead, develop and maintain the Council’s corporate financial systems. They will develop the Council’s financial systems to provide excellent financial information in a cost effective and efficient way, negotiate between users and Information Management to maximise technology and its benefits. Maximising the use of existing systems and software this role will create lean processes within the service area and aid all system users across the council.
In order to be successful in the role, we are looking for an experienced finance systems professional that has a high level of experience of using finance systems and complex spreadsheets ideally in a local authority setting. Advanced (macro level) excel, able to use a variety of scripting and report writing tools such as Crystal and VBA are essential. Civica system experience is desirable but not essential. In addition, demonstrable problem solving, influencing and negotiation skills within a challenging environment are a must.
This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark in an ambitious authority with a rewarding vision.
It’s a full time role, with a hybrid working pattern (min 1 day per week in the office).
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