Finance Systems Manager – ERP, Data, Automation

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Financial Systems Manager – Future Finance

Join a fast growth Australian business within their Finance Systems department, where you will be instrumental in supporting the strategy and execution of their future IT-Finance roadmap. This role is suited to those with a longstanding career in Finance Systems and a passion for creating and selling vision within a business. It will focus on bridging the gap between Finance and Technology.

As the group embarks on an ambitious growth plan, this role will be key in future-proofing the Finance-IT landscape for many years to come with new Cloud solutions and embracing automation technologies.

Ideally you will have a background in technology background and be passionate about leveraging innovative solutions across a variety of Finance Systems and Data products. You will work with senior stakeholders in guiding them on aligning processes and technology, helping maximize value from the Finance Systems tools. The role will require someone confident enough to be able to say no, to challenge and propose new ideas within the group and drive forward the adoption of said ideas within the business from the board to the user level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and help drive the overall Finance Systems and Data Analytics roadmaps and strategy
  • Own and manage the functional Finance Solution Architecture to ensure that current and future Finance Systems and Data Analytics tools work effectively together
  • Engage with stakeholders to identify issues they face, building rapport to have those deeper analysis sessions and find the root cause of issues
  • Act as a SME and thought leader in relation to Finance Systems and related programmes, being a champion of change and information on technology and process
  • Identify future paths for the Finance Systems roadmap going forward
  • Lead to think innovatively about how Finance Excellence initiatives are delivered and managed within your sphere of influence
  • Lead the automation centre of excellence capability for Finance Excellence, supporting and influencing teams to adopt automation approaches to transactional activities and free them to work on more strategic initiatives
  • Work with the Enterprise Applications and IT teams to ensure that the infrastructure, data integration and reporting design is well considered, aligned and appropriately prioritised

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 8+ years of professional experience in implementing Finance Systems and Data Analytics products within the Finance arena
  • Must have proven experience in Data Management, specifically Data Governance, Data Quality and MDM, with the understanding of how data relates to the likes of ERP, EPM, RPA and Analytics
  • Experience in both consulting and in-house roles, covering Digital Transformation as well as the Operations of said Finance Systems
  • Capable of driving strategy and influencing others to achieve said strategy
  • Strong functional understanding of core Finance processes and operating model
  • Capable of adjusting communication styles based on technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to manage and influence stakeholders
  • Demonstrated attention to detail without losing sight of the bigger picture

For more information on this opportunity and related Finance Systems and Digital Finance Transformation related roles, get in touch with Geoff Coleman from SystemsAccountants on

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