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Job Description

Systems Accountant

Location Peterborough

Job Type: Fixed Term, Full Time

Salary: £50,000 – £55,000 (depending on experience)

Reports To: Finance Director


Main Purpose of the Job

The Systems Accountant will work with internal teams and third-party specialists to develop a robust data strategy for Charis so that the business can develop its reporting capabilities. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of data analysis and management.


Main Responsibilities

  • Working with external and internal teams to develop a robust data strategy so that we have definitive, reliable and accurate data for reporting purposes
  • The capability to quickly audit and understand the various sources of data within the Charis business, both internal and external, how it is used and where it is stored
  • The ability to translate the reporting and information requirements of stakeholders within the business and understand what underlying data is needed, highlighting any gaps or concerns
  • Evaluation and understanding of data governance and security
  • Working with a third-party data consultancy to develop a Data Warehouse solution that uses appropriate technology and is flexible enough to meet Charis’ current and future reporting requirements
  • Documenting data flows and processes
  • Develop foundations for daily, weekly and monthly reporting for the business, for both financial and non-financial data, connecting the Data Warehouse to reporting tools such as Power BI
  • Reviewing and monitoring business KPIs to understand business performance
  • Develop margin and revenue analysis by sector, product and supplier to support commercial decision making
  • Build operational reporting for energy schemes, to manage internal resourcing, fund management and performance
  • Review external reporting for clients and regulatory bodies to ensure that it is fit for purpose and genuinely adds value


Knowledge, Experience and Competencies

  • Pro-active, results-driven individual with high levels of energy, flexibility, and commitment to deliver the business and functional objectives at pace and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrable ability to multi-task to deliver according to identified business priorities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, and a track record of embracing change and innovating to improve processes and ways of working
  • Sound understanding of the financial flows in a business
  • Demonstrable ability to learn new technology for the benefit of the business
  • An effective communicator with excellent written and verbal presentation skills
  • Qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
  • Well-developed Microsoft Office skills, with advanced excel skills
  • Demonstrable attention to detail
  • Extensive experience of cloud-based accounting software, preferably Business Central
  • Proven experience of using Power BI or similar reporting software to build reports from scratch is essential.


Benefits & Rewards

People who work with Charis have the opportunity to excel, innovate, learn and grow and we offer an excellent range of benefits that contributes to employee satisfaction and organisational success.

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