The purpose of this position is to assist in the design and implementation of the core financial system framework, including processes and reporting systems, to enable the team to expand service offering throughout the Group.
Key Responsibilities :
Interpret accounting and administration requirements, design and implement solutions to requirements and configuration of the systems to meet the demands of our clients
Complete more complex Service Requests and Incidents raised via the support desk (Ivanti) or enhancements raised through other means, including projects and keeping client teams appraised of progress
Ensure reporting lines are completing workloads in a timely manner and keeping client teams appraised of progress
Review the work undertaken by more junior members of the team, and peers, to ensure quality and consistency in delivery and approach
Application and report testing (System Integration Testing) and reconciliation activities in line with testing strategy, providing relevant evidence and documentation
Document changes to system and process, incorporate training materials and design test cases to support the evidence that accompany the change
Communicate clearly with other members of the team and members of the client facing teams, both verbally and in writing, when gathering or explaining requirements and provide resolutions etc.
Skills, knowledge, expertise :
Strong technical financial services industry knowledge, including accountancy background
Part or fully qualified in a relevant professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, ICSA or relevant IT qualification) and prior business experience in private equity or real assets
Advanced PC skills notably MS Office suite (MS Word and MS Excel) as well as a familiarity with programming languages such as VBA and VBScript, SAS and Transact-SQL
Project management experience, or qualifications
Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts
Previous working experience with eFront FIA, or withequivalent private equity systems
We will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development.
You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.
Please be advised applicants will be required to provide a criminal record extract for background screening purpose.