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Finance Business Analyst - Birmingham (West Brom, Sutton, Solihull, Halesowen circle)

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Ref: 1250 Date Posted: Wednesday 05 Aug 2020
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Business Analyst with a strong understanding in Finance with excellent ERP systems knowledge -You will want to have the desire to learn and support new ERP systems. The current systems of choice being SAP but a transition is being made to PLEX across Europe. Full training and support in PLEX will be given.

This role is business critical, for an automotive organisation that are a worldwide leader within their sector. Officially titled European Business Analyst; Please apply immediately if interested for a call back to discuss in greater depth.

Support project execution in the following key areas:

  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Standard Costing (SCAR)
  • General Ledger
  • Statutory reporting
  • Inventory adjustments, valuation/revaluation
  • Month End / Year End close procedures
  • Over function of plant Finance

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure local gaap and regulatory requirements are documented, and solutions agreed upon for software gaps.
  • Understand EDI interfaces to accounts receivable and cash application processes
  • Provide end user support in key functional areas
  • Complete project tasks and resolve issues by defined due dates and to acceptable levels of quality
  • Participate in definition, setup and testing of user security
  • Collaborate with other teams (Purchasing, Sales, Materials, Quality, etc.) to ensure integrated system is configured and processing correctly
  • Lead the planning, execution and tracking of all data conversion and validation activities for your functional area
  • Document business processes, develop SOPs and training materials, and define/enter training data

Required Qualifications and experience to succeed in the role:

  • Good knowledge of Finance modules in SAP and Plex
  • At least 3 years of experience in similar position
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/Finance or related work experience
  • Willingness to travel to sites in Europe in the first 6 months
  • Desire to learn and support new ERP systems

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa