Financial Systems Accountant

Job Role: Financial Systems Accountant
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester / Hybrid
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000+ benefits, car allowance

The JM Longbridge have partnered with a leading manufacturing company to assist with their search for an experienced Financial Systems Accountant.

The successful applicant will be a key member of the finance team in the implementation of Oracle Order Management in Europe.

This is a full-time, hybrid variable role with some work out of their Leicester office and rare visits to regional offices based in the UK.


*Leading in the European implementation of Oracle General Ledger, Fixed Asset, Inventory, Project Accounting
*Work as liaison between the business/end users and IT systems development teams for business needs requiring IT based solutions, including
*Identifying and analysing business needs, conducting requirements gathering
*Translating business requirements into application requirements and documenting said requirements
*Documenting processes and creating process flows
*Coordinate activities with financial managers and capturing key issues & taking actions to resolve
*Leading training sessions of both local project teams and remote staff both face to face and remotely
*Leading multiple testing phases
*Coordinating and facilitating a Mock Close as part of the finance implementation
*Post go live support
*Leading the data migration of the General Ledger, Fixed asset, Inventory and Project Accounting ledger as part of the implementation from the legacy system
*Deliver relevant actions related to the rollout of Oracle and other system changes
*Develop order management reports to ensure integrity and accuracy of financial reporting
*Develop Reporting in Oracle, Noetix and Power BI tool
*Liaising with local country teams and external tax (mainly VAT) consultants as required
*Ensure integrity of co-existing financial systems by developing and maintaining daily reconciliation processes
*Assist in supervising and developing team who perform co-existing reconciliations & support users
*Identifying and coordinating European financial projects relating to General Accounting
*Making recommendations for solutions or improvements to business processes that can be accomplished through new technology or alternative uses of existing technology
*Deputising for the European Financial Systems Manager at meetings relating to pan European accounting issues as required
*Supporting Shared Service Centers with month-end reporting, e.g., Hyperion (HFM) reporting and supporting the Oracle sites with their month end processes
*Supporting future European transfer of work to the Shared Service Centers
*Work with all areas of the business to ensure that systems are appropriate for users' needs and consistent with the business approach and standards
*Provide European support to the Global functional and Business Unit teams as required
*Bring consistent best in class service levels for all services delivered
*Other responsibilities or tasks that are within your skills and abilities, whenever reasonably instructed
*Flexibility for travel
*Occasional weekend/public holiday working is a requirement of the role


*A Qualified accountant (ACA/ ACCA/CIMA) with an appropriate level of experience
*Proven project delivery experience including the delivery of programs in a multi-BU European organisation
*Experience of building and maintaining relationships across all levels
*A good understanding of Oracle - both ERP product and overall company
*Appropriate levels of experience supporting and guiding others
*Strong team player with exceptional communication and presentation skills to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical colleagues with proficient English
*An understanding of business strategies, systems, as well as project management methodology
*English fluency to business standard essential
*Computer literacy essential with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications essential

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.