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Systems Accountant

Systems Accountant

  • Location

    Altrincham, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Systems Accounting

  • Type:


  • Salary:

    £47150.00 - £50600.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    24 months

  • Expiry Date:


Systems Accountant | £47,150 - £50,600 | Altrincham, Cheshire (2-year FTC)

For a well-known youth charity, we are recruiting a Systems Accountant to be based in Cheshire on a 2-year FTC basis. The Systems Accountant will manage the financial accounting software (Access Dimensions) and financial reporting packages. The Systems Accountant will work with IT to ensure systems modules are robust and that staff across the charity are trained. This role will also lead on software upgrades and will ensure the integrity of all data and associated links to fundraising and HR data and financial ledgers

Main Duties:

  • Ensure financial accounting software and reporting packages are maintained and issues resolved
  • Lead on upgrades to the system and coordinate and lead the upgrade process, working with 3rd party suppliers on technical specifications, UAT, training and go-live
  • Maintain user details in the system and provide inductions, training, and refreshers to all finance system users
  • Ensure VAT and other taxes are recorded correctly
  • Review how the organisation uses Access Dimensions to ensure efficiencies are rolled out and that process documentation is updates
  • Work in collaboration wit the transformation team on the introduction of new HR systems
  • Lead a review of the existing requirements of the systems with a view to implement a new platform in the long run.
  • Travel 3-4 times a month to the 4 UK sites (all expensed)

Person Specification:

  • Qualified Accountant or QBE
  • Advanced MS Excel and ideally Prince2, Agile or MSP experience
  • Strong experience of financial ledger packages and financial management information systems
  • Ideally experience with Access Dimensions, warehousing, fundraising, HR, and other systems
  • Experience with delivering finance systems projects


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