Financial Systems Manager

Salary £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type Permanent
Hours Full-time
Job Advert Description

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Financial Systems Manager to join our Finance Department working in Head Office in Camden. 

The Finance Department processes transactions and reports on all activity for One Housing Group Limited and all subsidiaries.  Working closely with our Finance Business Partner Team and our Management Accounting Team you will own, manage and add value to the financial systems that we use to support our finance department.  You will play a key role in supporting One Future, our strategy to modernise One Housing, and work as a central point of contact for suppliers, the IT team and the Finance team.

You will be expected to report to budget holders using a mixture of standard and bespoke reports.  Reports produced will support corporate analysis and will be used by the Executive Team, Group Board and other committees, as well as external stakeholders.

You will be technically minded and confident with various financial systems.

Why work for us?

As well as providing a happy and enjoyable working environment, we offer fantastic learning and development opportunities and an attractive benefits package that includes: season ticket loan, discounts with over 1,200 retailers (including House of Fraser and Boots), cycle to work scheme, life assurance, defined contribution pension scheme, free eye tests, employee assistance programme and career breaks.

The Role

  • Manage the day to day delivery of financial systems (working in partnership with colleagues from IT department), SUN, PiP, Brixx and AllPay
  • Have ownership and maintenance of finance system integrity, controls and security
  • Oversee financial reporting systems to ensure these provide complete, accurate and timely data.
  • Ensure appropriate maintenance of Finance systems for any changes to master and reference data.
  • Ensure all management accounts reporting and Finance Business Partner reports generated from financial systems are updated, reconciled and maintained.
  • Create new system generated reports as required.
  • Provide in house training and support on use of financial systems to user community.
  • Encourage and support a culture of self service by users of financial systems.
  • Provide a central point of expertise with regards to financial systems, with full knowledge of the finance data processes, data architecture and data flows.
  • Work with Finance and wider business stakeholders to understand the end to end business and finance processes pertinent to the finance systems estate.
  • Develop standard operating procedures. Ensure that systems process and controls are fully documented and kept up to date.
  • Ensure a high quality but flexible control environment, especially in relation to developments and data uploads from other systems.
  • Collaborate and foster good working relationships with colleagues from IT team, and third-party suppliers.
  • Champion opportunities to deliver continuous improvement.
  • Ensure appropriate change management processes exist, including sign off any changes in user access permissions.
  • Act as the business continuity lead for Finance

About You

You must have experience of working as a Financial Systems Manager, preferably within a medium/large housing association.  Experience of the following systems is essential:

  • SUN (v6)
  • Infor Vison (Q&A)

Part/Fully Qualified (CIMA/ACCA) is advantageous as is PRINCE 2 qualification.

You should have recent experience of financial reporting and critically analysing outputs, along with extensive financial systems experience.

You should have strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

About Us

One Housing helps people to live better by providing high quality homes and care across London and the South East. We manage approximately 16,000 homes and have plans to build 3,500 more by 2020. We also care for over 11,000 people to help them live independently.

We work hard to make a positive difference to our residents’ lives by promoting aspiration, independence and well-being through a range of training and support services.

We are delighted to join g15 and play our full part in helping to address the housing crisis in London.

Next Steps

One Housing values the diversity of our workforce and we welcome job applications from all parts of the communities which we serve.

If you feel you meet the desired skills and criteria for this role, please submit your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’, attaching a copy of your CV and providing a supporting summary.

Closing date: Friday 28 September



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