Systems Accountant (SAP Business ByDesign) - SystemsAccountants

Applying for Systems Accountant (SAP Business ByDesign)

Systems Accountant (SAP ByDesign)

£60,000 – £65,000 per annum

Cheshire (hybrid)

SystemsAccountants are currently working on behalf of a client searching for a Systems Accountant to support their SAP Business ByDesign ERP Implementation Project and ongoing system maintenance thereafter.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the implementation of the SAP Business ByDesign ERP, becoming the sole systems owner of the system
  • Support the system configuration, deployment and data migration for the implementation
  • Help ensure that the SAP implementation is successfully achieved, working under the finance team and working closely with all other areas of the business
  • Work with members of the Finance team and other departments, to ensure that business requirements are fully understood and documented, and that processes and systems are configured to meet them
  • Ensure any local legal reporting requirements are efficiently addressed in both the SAP system and any supporting systems, as necessary
  • Work with IT team to ensure timely roll out of the systems through training and testing into go live launch phases
  • Deliver internal support and training to the financial teams before, during and after the different go-live phases

Role Requirements

  • Strong understanding of ERP systems, from a financial perspective, and regarding the integration between the operational transactions and the financial records.
  • Experience working with the SAP Business ByDesign ERP
  • Experience delivering full end to end implementations of ERP systems, ideally SAP ByDesign or another mid-market ERP solution
  • Accountancy qualification is preferred, a strong knowledge of finance is required
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and core financial statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement).
  • Familiarity working with different Accounting Standards (for example IFRS) and jurisdictions
  • Strong skills on financial and analytical reporting design and delivery

SystemsAccountants is a leading global Finance Systems, Analytics and Transformation recruitment company. We provide permanent & contractor recruitment solutions to enable clients to implement, support, develop & optimise Finance, ERP and Analytics systems. The SAP Business ByDesign recruitment team focuses exclusively on recruitment needs within the UK SAP ByD space, so if you’re currently on the market for a new SAP ByD role, then please get in touch with our team at

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