Finance Systems Analyst

University of Kent - Finance Division

Do you have experience in using and supporting finance accounting systems? Are you committed to providing a professional service with a flexible approach to working? Can you manage multiple projects and meet deadlines?

We are looking to appoint a full time Finance Systems Analyst on an on-going basis to join our busy Finance department and this could be the job for you!

There is a study assistance policy in operation, offering both a financial contribution towards, and time allowance for exams taken.

As Finance Systems Analyst you will:

  • Manage the Agresso service by monitoring automated jobs, identifying and correcting errors, maintaining user access rights and providing user training.
  • Proactively enhance Agresso by implementing new or improving currently used functionality and reports.
  • Provide general IT support to Finance users by maintaining the software and hardware across the department.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent qualification/experience.
  • Have experience in using and supporting finance accounting systems, ideally with experience with UNIT4 Business World (Agresso)
  • Have experience of working with modern relational databases (e.g. Microsoft Access) and SQL based reporting tools.
  • Possess proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook and working with the web.

The Finance Department aims to provide, in a cost efficient, professional and timely manner, services that allow the University to meet its statutory financial obligations and internal financial management objectives.

Its main focus is to provide the University as a whole (represented by its Governing Body, Council) and individuals holding budget responsibility with financial services and advice. This includes the payment of bills and salaries and collection of monies owed to the University.

The Department is also required to ensure that the University operates its affairs within the various external financial and tax regulations and ensure that the University’s financial records satisfy external audit.

Further Information

Closing date for applications: 24 September 2017.

Interviews are to be held: 6 October 2017.

Please click the apply button below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: REG1161.

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

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