Finance Systems Assistant Analyst

Posted 22 February by Sopra Steria Recruitment Easy Apply

Sopra Steria Recruitment are working with a fantastic retail brand in the search for a driven and ambitious finance analyst to join as an Assistant Analyst within the Finance Systems team that is part of a hugely reputable finance division.

Do you have a passion for financial analysis and looking to grow your career in this area? Do you have strong analytical and Excel skills? Studying for your professional accounting qualification?

If you can answer yes to all of the above, this could be the role for you!

Within this role, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the data integrity between the Lawson General Ledger, Essbase and HFM as well as the General Ledger maintenance. You’ll provide support in resolving any issues quickly and efficiently.

Your day-to-day will include the maintenance of the Lawson General Ledger & Essbase chart of accounts. You’ll load the budgets/forecasts and ensure the integrity of the data between the two systems.

You’ll also be involved in conducting the month end processes and data loading & reconciliation of HFM.

This is the type of role that is fast moving and where you’ll be managing multiple streams at any given point in time. As a result, you’ll need to be a confident self-starter, with excellent decision making and prioritisation skills.

In return, you’ll be part of a team that is a key part of the overall finance department and as a result you will gain wide exposure throughout the entire finance division and organisation. You’ll be part of a supportive and friendly environment, which prioritises training, development, and career progression.

The important bits…

  • Where will you be based? Milton Keynes
  • What salary/package is on offer? The basic salary is £20k + great benefits
  • What type of role is this? It’s a Permanent position

What you will need in order to be successful…

If you like the sound of this role, this is what you will need to have in order to be successful:

  • Part qualified accountant, studying towards ACCA, CIMA or ICAEW
  • Strong analytical and advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Practical accounting experience.
  • Finance system knowledge.


Be sure to apply now to avoid disappointment.

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