Finance Support Analyst
- Job Reference: 11155
- Date Posted: 25 June 2019
- Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
- Location: Northampton
- Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
- Bonus/Benefits: Holiday: 25+STAT, Work from Home, Pension
- Sector: Accounting & Finance
- Job Type: Permanent
- Duration: Permanent
- Work Hours: Full Time
11155 - Finance Support Analyst Job Spec
Working exclusively with Paul Mitchell Associates, our Client, an established & highly successful company based in Northamptonshire, is seeking to recruit an experienced Finance Support Analyst on a full-time permanent basis to join their growing team.
The successful candidate will be responsible providing Client support and delivering an exceptional level of customer service for a significant number of highly respected organisations across the UK. Working with an existing team of analysts, you would be working to deliver application support to new & existing Clients with an emphasis on finance. Accordingly, a background in finance / accountancy is essential and you will need to demonstrate a passion for delivering an excellent Client experience with a desire to learn.
The company is based in Northamptonshire… however, the role would be largely working from home with occasional visits to Head Office and Clients. This is a newly created position representing an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to make their mark.
*Provide all-round financial application support for Clients using the Company's systems,
*Managing & monitoring Client requests, ensuring all are kept up to date throughout,
*Dealing with 'How To' queries & functional issues right through to complex problems,
*Recognising & identifying repetitive issues (trends, bugs, escalation etc) for further investigation & resolution,
*Carry out troubleshooting, diagnosis & support Clients throughout / resolve requests or triage to relevant teams or 3rd party suppliers,
*Updating Support Forums,
*Providing adhoc training for Clients,
*Training new & existing team members,
*Maintaining and creating documentation.
Reporting to: Head of Service & Operations
*Previous accountancy experience (circa 5 years +), terminology & finance,
*Proof of exceptional customer service experience working in a Service Desk / Helpdesk / Support environment,
*Ability to diagnose, investigate & resolve issues / appreciation of incident management,
*Be self-motivated with the desire to learn, assertive & possess initiative,
*Be proactive in learning the software and finance solutions offered,
*Be highly organised managing multiple workloads & capable of working to deadlines,
*Systems: broad knowledge of accounting packages & cloud-based systems.
*Qualified accountant, part-qualified accountant or proven QBE,
*Experience of application support,
*Experience working within finance in the education sector,
*Possess excellent communication skills… speaking to Clients and to those in Financial / Accountancy roles (i.e. Bursar),
*Be willing & able to travel on an adhoc basis to support Clients.
In return, our Client offers a superb opportunity to work within an exciting growing organisation with a relaxed yet professional working environment:
*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-Time Mon-Fri (37.5hrs PW)
*Opportunity for flexible remote working / working from home
*Holiday 25 Days + STAT (rising to max. 30 Days + STAT in line with service)
*Company Pension Scheme
*Death in Service (3x basic salary)
*Allocated time for training & professional development
*Requisite tech will be provided
*Free parking at Head Office
*Casual Dress Policy
If you're interested & believe you're suitable for this opportunity,
please apply online or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11155) on 0116 254 9404.
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