CODA SYSTEM SPECIALIST

Edinburgh
Not disclosed

Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a major global Asset Management business located in the Edinburgh city centre has a new opportunity for a Finance Systems Accountant to join their premises on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Senior Group Accountant, the position presents an exciting opportunity to be primarily responsible for providing administrative support to the Coda application, including - Financials, Invoice matching, Workflow, Assets and eBilling and associated systems, co-ordinating user queries and maintaining system documentation.

The successful candidate should have proven administrative and analytical skills, with the ability to use systems and a desire to develop their knowledge in this area within a finance environment.

Candidates with a similar system such as Agresso may be considered

Essential:

  • Knowledge of Coda V12 Financials or later versions developed either through an implementation or operational role
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Access and Excel to support analysis and reporting
  • A foundation level understanding of accounting so the candidate understands how the system supports key aspects of the monthly accounting and annual reporting process
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to plan regular and ad hoc activities effectively and to work within tight deadlines
  • Work effectively as part of a team across multiple sites; both face to face and virtually
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues independently
  • Attention to detail

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in a help desk, or similar function would be an advantage

Core responsibilities:

  • Monitor system support e-mail inboxes, receive and respond effectively to user requests in a timely manner; where appropriate triaging e-mails to other team members or teams
  • Administer the Coda finance system including activities such as:
    • the set-up and maintenance of entities within Coda Financials, Assets and PIM
    • the set-up and management of elements according to policy and coding standards
    • user access administration in accordance with approved role profiles
    • managing the quarterly security matrix sign off by finance management
    • Managing and maintaining workflow set-up within the Coda application
    • effective management and monitoring of Coda scheduled tasks
    • month end systems administration activities, including the loading of exchange rates and management of security groups
    • period access management and year-end role over
  • Identification of potential process improvements which will alleviate regular user issues and bring efficiency and effectiveness to finance processes
  • Administer the Level8 bank statement loader, managing the set-up and closure of bank account records to ensure that all Coda bank accounts have their transactions automatically loaded
  • Monitor other finance system error log's, identifying issues and working with other finance and system colleagues to remedy the transactions and underlying issues. At this time these include Intelligent Capture (invoice scanning) and Level 8 (bank statement loading)
  • Assist scoping, managing and testing system changes on Coda and other finance systems as required
  • Perform Coda control monitoring over document usage, data quality, system users and access rights
  • Maintain Coda system administration documentation
  • Maintain finance team policy and document store so that up to date system and process documentation is published and available
  • Administrative support in coordination with outsourced providers and other finance and business teams, to ensure the effective operation of other finance systems such as Hyperion, Concur, travel and purchase to pay systems.
  • Training other resources so that they may assist in the administration of the finance system
  • Support finance projects as required either to provide information, systems administrative support or to work as part of the project team
  • Other ad hoc activities as required to support the effective operation of the finance systems and to support the global finance teams

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Health Care

Job reference: 10312

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

Application Details

Closing date:
05-Jan-2018

John Docherty
0131 718 4600

Reference No: BBBH10312

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