Systems Accountant

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Reference: JO-1711-148488_1510634345
Salary: Negotiable

The Story:

With an impending maternity leave this large and incredibly successful Australian business is looking to secure an experienced Systems Accountant for an initial 9 month contract. Embedded in finance you will enjoy involvement across a broad range of IT projects while maintaining the current systems accounting infrastructure (General Ledger, Reporting, P2P, Expenses, Data Warehouse etc).

The Role:

  • Act as Oracle Financials internal administrator and key point of contact for systems related queries
  • Maintain the integrity of financial information and interfaces with data warehouses, budgeting tools, reporting packages etc.
  • Manage the delivery of enhanced management reporting
  • Implement, maintain and monitor enhancements to the current oracle system and procedures
  • Provide advice for development opportunities and automation of any manual processes / drive continuous process improvement within the finance department.
  • Liaise with systems users to inform of updates and best practise
  • Monitor system projects progress and reporting
  • Manage project budgets and resource allocation
  • Provide support to the finance team as required

Ideal Background:

  • Ideally you will have qualifications in both accounting (CPA / CA) and IT with potential further studies in Project Management
  • Excellent knowledge of Oracle (essential)
  • Advanced Excel and hands on experience with SQL Databases (able to query data and write reports)
  • Widely acknowledged for your consultative style and ability to manage stakeholders effectively.
  • Strong communication skills to liaise effectively with internal stakeholders across the organisation
  • Strong analytical skills to identify and address process or system issues / problems
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Proven knowledge of accounting concepts, principles, practices and procedures
  • Project management skills

What's in it for you?

This organisation offers a collaborative and nurturing environment with a long-serving team. If you are looking for an opportunity to step up and expand on your systems skills this could be your ideal role.

Recruiter: Liam Hassell, people2people