Finance Systems Manager

Finance Systems Manager

Job Title: Finance Systems Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 10403/001_1573669666
Contact Name: Josh Stirrett
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 13, 2019 18:27

Job Description

Resourcery Group have been asked to recruit a Finance Systems Manager for one of the region's fastest-growing PE-backed businesses. If you have a strong systems and process improvement bias please read on.

Our client is a highly acquisitive, UK head-quartered, PE-backed business which is continuing to expand internationally. The nature of acquisitive growth means the business is constantly evolving and the business systems need to keep pace with the demands of the business now and moving forward. As Finance Systems Manager you will be responsible for the management of the Finance Systems team operationalising the new finance system taking advantage of and educating user on the expanded functionality and process improvements. You will thus work closely with the Project Finance team to develop further system improvements, testing changes and communicating across the wider finance community. You will be a go-to person, along with your team, as Finance Systems Manager at driving delivery, uptake, learning and acceptance of the new system alongside the Finance Project team.

The role is a varied one, involving working alongside the wider core Finance team and the existing M&A team to understand and manage the financial integration of new acquisitions, liaising with external advisers to complete initial accounting and legal requirements. You will report to the Head of Finance and be very visible to senior stakeholders across the business as the main point of contact with the systems implementation partner and software provider. As you will be leading the set-up and config of the system, you will need to business partner not just the implementation partner but the wider finance community. You will manage the go-live process, develop data governance standards for the new system, develop and implement test plans for the new system. As you can see this is well-round Finance Systems role.

At its heart, the role is both a technical Systems Accountant and a stakeholder manager. Acting as a Finance Business Partner, liaising with a wide range of internal and external customers, you will drive and deliver change. Working with external advisers, the IT team, the BaU Finance team, the Finance Systems Manager will be responsible for the delivery of accounting systems, including planning the proposed integration methodology and road map, testing the results and ensure a smooth transfer over to business as usual from a technical and contract perspective.

Applicants to the role of Finance Systems Manager should be:

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified accountant
  • Experienced at working in a project and systems focused role
  • Experienced at delivering a systems implementation
  • A tenured cross-functional stakeholder manager and business partner
  • Of a strong analytical bent
  • Knowledge of Oracle Netsuite, SAP Microsoft Dynamics

Who are Resourcery Group?
We are one of the North West's most experienced and well-networked, independent Accounting & Finance, Change and Transformation recruitment consultancies. Resourcery Group have grown quickly since inception and are now considered as the go-to recruitment partner and trusted adviser by many of the region's leading businesses, from owner-managed, PE-backed to listed PLCs.

We are sector agnostic, finance specific. A local market expert with national reach who value coffee and strong relationships.

Resourcery Group specialise in the identification, attraction, resourcing and retention providing our clients with a diverse pool of talent drawn from the Executive, Sub-Executive, Mid-Market and Newly Qualified markets for Industry & Commerce.

Please visit our website: for more information on the business ethos and how we create value as part of the recruitment cycle, complimenting internal talent teams.

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