Financial System Accountant

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Retail & Wholesale FMCG

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Marcus Pratt

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Client:

    Robert Walters

Currently working with a luxury brand based in Manchester that requires a Finance System Accountant to work on a new project within the company. This a fantastic role for someone with good analytically skills to move into project work.


  • Management reporting experience
  • Financial Analytic
  • Working with non-finance stakeholders
  • Business partnering
  • SAP
  • Personal characteristics
  • Hands on can do attitude
  • Analytical
  • German would be an advantage

Key Focus areas:

  • BI implementation
  • Cognos Analytics
  • Cognos Controller
  • Cognos TM1
  • Data warehouse
  • Stake holder management
  • BI / System implementation project experience
  • Business Analyst
  • Ability to build strong and effective relationships with key business stakeholders
  • A good understanding of management reporting (desired outcomes and prerequisites)
  • Ability to determine / define reporting requirements
  • Ability to achieve outcomes that are cross functionally aligned
  • Ability to translate business requirements into specifications that technical IT staff can implement
  • At least a basic understanding of: SQL, VBA
  • Ability to Implement cross functional business processes
  • Cognos Controller support
  • Application support (3rd party consultant)
  • Medium term month end support / backup
  • Supporting any deliverable within the Group Controlling remit where required (e.g. management commentary, in depth analysis of specific reporting topics)

Key Skills

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA, CIMA, ACCA
  • Proven Analytically background
  • Strong System knowledge
  • Business partnering

If this role sounds of interest then please contact Marcus Pratt on 0161 240 7462 or email for a more detailed conversation.