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Reference - GBJ197
Location - Leeming Bar, Northallerton
Category - Finance - Accountancy
Closing - 09 Jul 2021
Description -
Job Title:Financial Accounting Key System User
Location:Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire or Remote Working (Worldwide)
Hours of work:Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm

Reporting to the Head of Finance Systems, the main purpose of the role is to provide Key User support to local users throughout the Froneri Group. 

Based at our UK head office, the role will be focused on Accounting areas including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and General Ledger. This includes assisting in the implementation of our ERP system (JD Edwards) and the new Group Automated Accounts Payable system (SIMS), taking a lead role in the optimization of these systems and providing ongoing support and training to users through the IT helpdesk.

You will have the ability to multi-task, have a flexible approach to work, with good basic administration, computer & numeracy skills. High levels of accuracy and attention to detail must be important to you, as is a getting it right first-time attitude, a positive approach, and a commitment to providing a first-class customer service. 
Reporting to the Head of Finance Systems your role responsibilities will include:
•Assisting in the implementation of the Group ERP System (JD Edwards) to local markets
•Assisting in the implementation of the Group Automated Accounts Payable System (SIMS) to local markets
•Identifying areas to achieve better efficiency from these systems
•Identifying areas of control weakness and design and implement improvements to mitigate these risks
•Training local finance team members in the use of these systems
•Supporting in testing of new functionality
•Supporting local markets in the use of these systems through the IT service desk

To be considered for this role we require the following skills, qualifications and experience:

Ideally you will be qualified accountant with the relevant time served practical experience and skills in the following:
•Hands on ERP system experience within AR, AP, GL and FA
•Experience in using an Automated Accounts Payable System (Preferred but not essential)
•Recent day to day experience working in a Financial Accounting role (For at least 2 years)
•Experience in system implementation (Preferred but not essential)
•Strong communication skills
•Experience in Project Management (Preferred but not essential)
•Proactive with the ability to challenge, improve and to implement ideas developed through experience and training.
•A good team player
•An excellent problem solver
•A willingness to travel 

We’re looking for a real self-starter, flexible with lots of initiative and ability. You will be influential, decisive and able to demonstrate good judgement with a high degree of self-assurance and confidence. 
In return we will provide a competitive salary depending on experience, company pension scheme, Death in service x2 annual salary, Performance-based annual bonus scheme, Excellent working conditions, subsidised staff restaurant. 
Please apply on line at or alternatively, in writing/by email, enclosing a CV, to Heather Kemp, ([email protected]) HR Dept, Froneri, Leeming Bar Industrial Estate, Leeming Bar, Northallerton DL7 9UL.  Closing date Friday 9th July 2021.