Finance Systems Support Analyst – Irlam, Manchester

The Role

Your role of Finance Systems Support Analyst will focus on supporting the Finance Systems & Process Manager in ensuring business processes and systems are operating effectively and efficiently to provide accurate and reliable business and financial information to aid business decisions as Freedom Fibre grows. The role will involve carrying out regular checks on adherence to agreed standards and operating methods, analysing systems usage and information, assessing data risks and mapping processes to ensure business systems and processes are compliant.

Acting as the early warning, to enable effective corrective action to be taken. Ensuring business systems that affect our financial information are providing reliable and accurate data to support business performance and business decision making. You will also be involved in supporting all business system users, across the business that impact on our financial metrics.

The role will offer exposure to all core operational and financial business processes within Freedom Fibre providing an excellent career opportunity to either develop within the function or into other parts of the business.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide a “feet on the ground” approach to supporting the day-to-day operation of business systems.

  • Ensure business systems provide accurate and timely information.

  • Work with Finance Systems & Process Manager to ensure the business systems are delivering the right information.

  • Work with the Finance team to mitigate financial risks which are related to poor systems or processes resulting from internal or external audit.

  • Work with Finance Systems & Process Manager to ensure we retain integrity, control and develop further solutions to support the business by achieving its targets as efficiently as possible.

  • Deal with system queries from telephone, face to face and emails.

  • Work as part of a team to implement system configurations.

  • Identify opportunities for system/process improvements.

  • Support the Finance Systems & Process Manager as required.

  • A champion of simPRO and other business systems.

Reporting to

Finance Systems and Process Manager

Personal Attributes

  • Analytical approach and confident working with data.

  • Ability to manage own workload and time effectively.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Recent graduate in Business Information Systems or similar degree.

  • Digitally literate with strong IT skills (i.e. proficient use of Microsoft products).

  • Construction sector experience (desirable).

  • Process mapping (desirable).

  • Business Processes – Purchase to Pay and / or customer to cash (desirable).

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Methodical approach to problem solving.

Our Ideal Fit

Someone who is a team player and willing to get their sleeves rolled up from time to time in order to take this business from what is a start-up, to one that is an industry leader.

Working with Freedom Fibre

We operate in a relaxed and industrious atmosphere, you’ll be encouraged to speak out and contribute where ever you feel you have something to offer. Our offices are open from 07:00 through to 19:00 and we are happy to be flexible with working hours so you can enjoy a relatively stress-free commute or work from home to create the best possible work-life balance that suits you and Freedom Fibre.

We offer an attractive package including bonus, generous pension, private healthcare and flexible working along with other benefits.

Freedom Fibre is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to being a successful, caring and welcoming place for all employees.

Place of Work

The place of work will be our offices in Irlam, near Manchester.



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