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Systems Accountant

  • Location: West Yorkshire, Bradford
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Leeds Office
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Marks Sattin are currently working with a leading retail organisation to assist in the recruitment of a Systems Accountant, to ensure that all finance systems development solutions are fit for purpose.


  • Identifying potential impacts of new initiatives / systems for Finance departments so that managers can respond to them on a timely basis.
  • Provide direction and development to direct reports, managing performance and prioritising deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders, to understand and meet their needs.
  • Consult with senior management to understand business requirements and identify opportunities to speed up and simplify.
  • Continually focusing on simplifying and improving processes.
  • Understand proposed solutions and their potential impacts on Finance teams, ensure these are understood and provide challenge and action plans when they are not met.
  • Plan and manage Finance impacts of new systems and processes, ensuring compliance with controls, provide challenge to ensure accurate and value add output of solutions.


  • CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Knowledge of financial accounting, purchasing and management systems
  • Significant systems, processes and financial understanding
  • Working knowledge of document control systems and databases such as Oracle
  • Stakeholder management - the ability to build and maintain networks and create a common purpose across diverse teams
  • An ability to deliver in a complex, fast paced environment
  • Leadership skills - the ability to motivate, develop and coach others to succeed, or ability and desire to develop these skills.
  • Excellent analytical thinking and excellent numerical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel or Google sheets skills

If you feel you are right for the role please apply now

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