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Applications/ERP Manager

  • Location:

    City of Manchester

  • Sector:

    Transformation & Change Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Max Gribben

  • Contact email:

    Max.Gribben@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-012022-158343_1641916199

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The Role

  • As the Applications Manager you will play a pivotal role in leading and managing the Accounting & Finance team to deliver against Financial Systems initiatives. We are looking for someone who is hands-on and willing to challenge existing solutions and development processes, to lead the team in building out system solutions with emphasis in user experience, functionality, automation, resilience, performance and availability.

Responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities, create, and implement processes to improve the effectiveness of the team and operational excellence.
  • Ensures the team follows established standards and best practices as part of the SDLC.
  • Engage in lessons learned and continuous process improvement.
  • Engage with business partners regularly for requirement gathering and road map planning.
  • Plan and configure systems for new country expansions to contribute to team and company goals.
  • Stay current with enterprise ERP and P2P technologies and makes recommendations for adoption as appropriate.
  • Document formal business processes creating uniform practices throughout the international business teams.
  • Help troubleshoot any payment issues that may arise due to systems issues.

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience designing and implementing Financial ERP systems.
  • Experience with SAP preferred.
  • Well versed in finance business processes in Sourcing, Procurement, Accounts Payables, Tax, Travel Expenses, Corporate/Procurement cards and Accounting, as well as their inter-dependencies and how system solutions fit into the processes.
  • Driven and self-motivated. Multi-tasking ability essential to handle multiple priorities with minimal direction from management.
  • Experience in managing a complex, global production environment and maintaining operational excellence. Ability to mobilise and escalate to any level necessary to get issues solved timely and effectively.