Senior Finance Support Analyst

Location Leeds
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: J3933
Published: 10 days ago
New opportunity within a fast growing finance team, and become part of a close-knit community of professionals across Finance, Claims, HR and IT. In this varied role, you will contribute to the development of solutions to changing requirements placed on the finance and actuarial function to ensure the successful delivery of business objectives.   Key responsibilities & accountabilities: • Support and maintain existing financial systems to ensure they continue to fulfil the business requirements • Maintain effective communication and liaison to ensure financial systems issues and change are properly understood within Finance Department • Produce reports on a regular basis and ad hoc to deliver accurate information according to the respective deadlines • Liaise with Financial Accounting team to ensure new finance system releases are evaluated as to appropriateness and implemented within timescales • Manage a team to ensure the overall output and quality of the service provided by the team is to an appropriate high standard • Motivate and develop the team so as to ensure the required standards of performance, and support the continuing personal and professional development of all team members Qualifications & experience: • Excellent systems knowledge especially Oracle and Microsoft office skills. • Formal accounting qualification (CA, ACCA, ACMA)/actuarial qualifications/Bachelor's Degree (hons) in mathematics, computer science or financial related degree. • Broad awareness of systems development lifecycle. • Project management skills to plan, motivate and achieve required deadlines. • Analytical and problem-solving skills including excellent defect diagnosis skills. • Ability to contribute to the development of financial and actuarial systems including TM1, ResQ and custom built SQL systems. • Knowledge of the importance of IT solutions for the finance department. • Knowledge of the general ledger and reserving cycles, procedures and best practice. • Working knowledge of the insurance business