Senior Accounting Technician (Systems)

Council House, Solihull
£21,166 - £29,636 p.a. (£22,911 - £29,636 from 01/10/2019)
23 Aug 2019
10 Sep 2019
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Full time permanent
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37.0 Hours per Week

Following the promotion of the previous post-holder we have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Senior Accounting Technician to join our small dedicated Financial Systems and Support team.

You will be joining us at a particularly exciting time as we enter a period of change and our current financial system transitions to Oracle Cloud.

During the Oracle Cloud implementation period, as Senior Accounting Technician you will have the opportunity to participate in the project work-streams, which may involve consulting with system users, researching best practice, providing recommendations, assisting in the implementation of new processes and the design and delivery of training media. As part of this interesting and varied role you will also be involved in ensuring the smooth running and maintenance of Oracle Financials, responding to requests for support and assistance, reviewing and developing processes and advising on solutions to problems.

To be successful you will have AAT full membership with proven financial experience in a customer focussed environment. You will have excellent analytical and IT skills including experience of using Excel (or equivalent) at an advanced level, together with effective communication and organisational skills. The ability to work under pressure, be responsive to all stakeholders and to meet deadlines are also necessary requirements.

In return we offer a great opportunity to be part of a valued and supportive team, to gain experience and develop your skills and to make a real difference to the services that we provide. Working for Solihull means that we can also offer employees a great working environment, together with a range of flexible working options, attractive staff discounts and a career average pension scheme.

To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Helen Bloomfield, Accountant (Systems) on 0121 704 8514.

Interviews will be held week commencing 23rd September 2019.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Not Required.

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Not required.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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