Finance Systems Manager

Finance Systems Manager

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Soten

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Finance Systems Manager: Leeds, £70,000

Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently supporting a fantastic business services organisation who are relocating there finance function to the heart of Leeds

Finance Systems Manager: Leeds, £70,000


  • To be a key player in the Finance Systems Support and Administration team, providing operational support for the Enterprise Performance Management environment
  • To ensure that the systems and processes (reporting, forecasting, planning, analytics) are fit for purpose, compliant and up to date with all relevant reporting standards, practices and audit requirements;


  • Ensure that BusinessSponsors' systems-enabled outcomes are achieved through:
    • Managing the delivery of projects and system changes/ enhancements;
    • Addressing any reliability issues;
    • Tracking service metrics
    • Managing budgets
    • Managing resources responsible for getting services delivered;
  • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Ensuring that service agreements get met and assisting with external vendor services/ contract renewals;
  • Analyse, assess and mitigate risks and issues arising;
  • Be a consistent and approachable point of contact for the Finance Leadership and their business;
  • Ensure compliance with system audit and security reviews;
  • Consult with functional groups across Finance sponsors to understand and have clearly articulates business requirements, and ensure that solutions are aligned with business needs;
  • Manage the provision of systems support during critical reporting periods such as Month-End/ Half-Year/ Year-End Group Finance reporting, Annual Business Planning.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Finance Systems Manager: Leeds, £70,000

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Project/ Programme Management discipline - PM Qualification (Desirable);
  • Commercial acumen and experience of management around support contracts - ITIL (Desirable);
  • 5+ years hands-on experience with delivering changes on Finance systems.
  • Understanding of Finance processes around Accounting, Planning, Forecasting, Reporting, and Analytics;
  • Experience of delivering significant system changes and solutions in the line whilst maintaining BAU operations;
  • Team management: Experience of managing a split-site/ co-located team comprising onshore, near-shore and off-shore staff and external contractors/ consultants
  • Positive and professional demeanour, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interact effectively across functions and all levels of management;


  • Lean and Agile delivery practices;
  • Managing and maintaining a positive relationship with sponsors and stakeholders;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to manage conflict and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Proactive and comfortable in offering pragmatic solutions to fluid requirements. Uses creativity to find ways to make the service and experience better.
  • Ability to identify and react to emerging issues;
  • Resource, budget management skills;
  • Finance systems background

For more information on this exciting new role please do get in touch

By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.