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Financial Systems Analyst – Senior Officer

Business & Corporate Services

Finance, Audit

Stockport Council

Financial Systems Analyst – Senior Officer
SO1 £26,999 -£31,371
37 Hours, Full Time

We are seeking an ambitious and skilled individual to join our Financial Systems Team.  This is a wide-ranging role that supports the continuous improvement of our current systems and technology and the Council’s ambitious digital transformation program. You will be part of a team supporting ongoing development of financial systems and platforms including Ledger, Procurement, Income Management and BACS. 
We are expecting you to be able to hit the ground running with your interest and aptitude for all things IT and generally exhibit the following qualities: 
Good problem solving skills 
Ability to take initiative and ownership as required 
Communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders 
Work in a fast paced environment  
Prioritise workload to meet deadlines  
Be a self-starter capable of problem solving using your own initiative, making use of online information, training, forums blogs etc. 

You will have experience of Financial Systems support and development covering some of the following areas: 
Income Management 
Financial Ledger 
BACS Payments and Direct Debits 
Interfaces and integration between systems 
Helpdesk system to prioritise workload and manage resource 
Supporting the procurement, design, implementation of new projects 
Agile methodology 
The financial systems we currently use are: 
Civica Pay  
PECOS or similar e-Procurement solution 
C-Series BACS payment system or similar 
MS Office Suite 
The role: 
Provide technical support to Financial Systems users  
Create functional and technical specifications, user guides and training documentation  
Implementing new features, modules, applications – leading design and build. Upgrades and implementations 
System maintenance, bug fixes, security fixes 
Deputising for systems lead in all areas 
Quality assurance implementation and audit compliance
Business Analysis work, requirements gathering, reviewing options and preparing associated documentation 
Project management/ technical lead on systems projects 
Line management and supporting other team members, mentoring, coaching and training 
Working with the business to understand processes and review how systems can support continued efficiencies 

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application deadline

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28th Sep 2020