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Finance Systems Accountant (1237)

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A unique opportunity to play a key role in business transformation here at PKF-Francis Clark.

As part of the senior management team you will provide technical support across multiple teams and take ownership of key financial projects.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Keeping our finance systems running by providing systems support, troubleshooting, and fixing finance system issues
  • Ensuring the excellence of the data held in our finance systems
  • Designing and implementing internal system controls (preventative and detective) to provide quality assurance over financial data
  • Supporting process documentation and training of staff in the use of finance systems.
  • Ensuring system reconciliations/integrations.
  • Maintaining the current reporting infrastructure
  • Work alongside Finance Business Partners to provide support in the provision of timely financial information to the business
  • Supporting the implementation of new reporting applications.
  • Managing changes to the finance systems such as upgrades; participating in implementation of new systems and researching new applications.

About you: 

  • Experience of working with systems with a broad experience and knowledge of accounting systems, as well as SQL, Power BI.
  • Extensive experience with improving (and implementing) new finance procedures.
  • Ability to develop data strategies to enable effective reporting, planning, financial management and control.
  • Experience working in project and Business as Usual environments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with people at all levels.
  • Experience of working with third party providers.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant professional qualification, CCAB qualified or equivalent.
  • An understanding of financial controls and reflecting these through workflows and controls on financial systems.
  • Ability to thrive in a professional and pressurised environment, proactively managing multiple work-streams.

Your benefits:

  • Employer pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Travel to work loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Client and employee referral bonuses
  • Give as you earn
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Virtual GP
  • Second opinion medical service
  • Bereavement counselling and probate helpline
  • Your professional institute fees paid by the firm
  • Discounted shopping portal
  • Francis Clark Charitable Foundation in support of current and former employees
  • 25 days annual leave with the option to ‘buy back’ a further 5 days

Why work at PKF Francis Clark?

We’re the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have eight offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has 54 partners and over 800 members of staff, with annual revenue of over £50 million. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be.

PKF Francis Clark is a member of the PKF International family of legally independent firms, which together are ranked as the 11th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age.

What next?

To apply for this role, click the ‘Apply now’ button below. If you don’t have an up-to-date CV or if you would like an informal chat about the role before applying, then please contact Gemma Rid on


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