Systems Lead – Financial Systems

Organisation
Stockport Council
Reference
VAC-150323
Location
Stockport
Salary
£32,910.00
Expiry Date
25/06/2021


Systems Lead – Financial Systems
SO3 £32,910-£37,890
Temporary
Full Time

 

Job Description:
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 transformation program. You will be a lead in the team supporting business as usual and ongoing development of financial systems and platforms.
 
Experience:
You will have experience of Financial Systems support and development covering some of the following areas:
• Income Management
• Procurement 
• Financial Ledger
• BACS Payments and Direct Debits
• Interfaces and integration between systems
• Helpdesk system to prioritise workload and manage resource 

 

It is desirable for you to have experience is one or more of the systems that we currently use which are:
• SAP ERP 6.0: FI/CO, SD, AP, AR
• Civica Pay income management system
• PECOS or similar e-Procurement solution
• PTX BACS payment system or similar
Key Tasks will include:
•  Supporting the prioritisation and delivery of the teams work as led by the IT Delivery Manager and Business Relationship Manager.
•  You will be the key contact for the Financial systems, acting as the lead and being responsible for ensuring that the system is responding to service requirements.
•  Working closely with services to identify and implement improved ways of working, keeping aware of upcoming service requirements and automating processes where possible. 
•  Providing expert technical expertise and advice for customers.
•  Line management of the Systems Support Officers 
•  Coaching and mentoring team members
•  Providing expert business knowledge to support system developments.
•  Reviewing business requirements, converting functional requirements into IT system specifications and delivering solutions.
•  Quality assurance planning, creating test plans and maintaining data integrity
•  Project management of complex system changes and schedule and carry out system upgrades where appropriate
•  Being the technical lead on system procurement, contracts and account management.
•  Developing training plans and roll out system training with support from L&D to ensure the system is utilised to its full potential across services

 

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