Systems Accountant

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London SE1
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a full time job position
Job Duration: 
Exact Salary: 
Circa £55,000 p.a. plus pension contribution and other benefits
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I would like to receive applications from residents in: 
Lambeth and Southwark
Job Description: 


It’s all about impact. As an organisation we want to create impact, and to do that we need to have smart systems that generate great forward-looking business intelligence in real time. We need to collate and interpret many different data sets to inform the extraordinarily wide variety of activities that we undertake – from reducing childhood obesity, through being a great hospital charity raising lots of money and spending it well, to managing an £800m pool of endowment assets with an active property development team. Our activities are interlinked, and we are approaching our many challenges in new and unique ways. Making good decisions to increase the amount of impact we make involves so much more than just keeping track of the financials.

Key Responsibilities

Work with the Head of Finance and Operations, internal teams and external consultants and vendors to:

• Design and configure all aspects of financial and operational data capture, management, processing, workflows and reporting in the organisation’s, together with other integrated apps.

• Design and create organisation-wide business intelligence using Tableau and other reporting tools.

• Maintain and develop the interfaces between the finance system, Salesforce and Tableau.


Support the Finance and Operations Team by:

• Ensuring that all systems and processes are developed with appropriate and robust controls.

• Controlling the integrity of the systems, interfaces and data.

• Providing high quality internal team reporting.

• Proactively look for cross organisational opportunities for system improvement, process automation, efficiency gains and business intelligence enhancements.

• Provide a consistent and approachable point of contact for users and other stakeholders.

• Manage the systems on a day-to-day basis, including managing users, profiles, permissions etc.

• Devise and provide appropriate one-off and ongoing training to users.

• Devise and create system and end-user documentation.


Person specification

Knowledge and qualifications

• CCAB qualified or final stage part-qualified (Essential)

• Advanced Excel (Essential)



• Good general experience of one or more finance systems (Essential)

• Designing and creating financial reports using any software package or Excel (Essential)

• Process design and automation (Essential)

• Non-financial reporting/business intelligence (Desirable)


Personal attributes

• Self-starter - adaptable, works with integrity, and exhibits the organisation’s enterprising, collaborative and delivery-minded cultural and behavioural values.

• Imaginative and innovative – able to look at problems from different angles and develop alternative solutions.

• Visual flair – able to design user interfaces and reports which are visually interesting and inform the user.

• Passion for quality and accuracy - great at working with large volumes of complex data logically, thoroughly and carefully.

• Excellent interpersonal skills - able to effectively liaise with both internal and external teams with good written and oral communication.

• Great planning and organisational skills - able to work to multiple prioritised tasks, targets and deadlines.

• Committed to continuous improvement.


Closing date for completed application form is Monday 18 February at 8.30am

Interviews First interviews: 26th February (to include a practical test)

Second interviews: 6th March (to include a presentation exercise)

To apply for this job please email us a cover letter and your most up-to-date CV.

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