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Finance Systems Analyst

Full Time Permanent in Accounting
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  • Post Date : June 6, 2024
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Job Description

Our client in the chemical manufacturing industry is looking for a Finance Systems Analyst

Finance Systems Analyst
Kelso, Scottish Borders
Fulltime Permanent 

Purpose of the Position:
The Finance Systems Analyst will be instrumental in aligning operational procedures with our Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP system, ensuring seamless integration with our quality management procedures. This role is key to enhancing operational efficiencies, improving data accuracy, and supporting our strategic goals, all while fostering a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration.

Key Responsibilities:
ERP Implementation and Management:
You join our business at an exciting and challenging time and will be responsible for ensuring our Microsoft Dynamics 365 system aligns with departmental needs and organizational goals. Working closely with our 365 consultant, you will drive improvements into the existing system configuration and ensure that the group’s operational requirements are met as well as ensuring departmental accountabilities are clearly defined and supported by the system. You will oversee the ERP system’s performance, conducting regular reviews to guarantee it serves the evolving needs of the business.
Process Mapping and Improvement:
Conduct a comprehensive analysis of existing business processes and workflows to pinpoint improvement opportunities, ensuring these align with departmental accountabilities and enhance inter-departmental collaboration. Design and implement optimized operational procedures in harmony with the ERP system and ISO 9001 standards, facilitating a culture of excellence and efficiency. Collaborate with department heads to ensure operational changes are effectively communicated and implemented, reinforcing a unified approach to achieving organizational objectives.

Quality Management:
Partner with the Quality Assurance team to ensure that operational procedures comply with ISO 9001 standards, integrating these principles within the ERP system to uphold the highest quality of operations.Perform regular system reviews and audits to foster a culture of excellence and adherence to quality standards.

Training and Support:
Develop and create system user manuals for all aspects of the ERP system, ensuring these are regularly reviewed and updated with system changes. Develop and facilitate training programs for employees on the ERP system and new operational procedures, ensuring that our people understand the importance of teamwork and collaboration. Offer ongoing support to ensure efficient use of the ERP system, acting as a liaison between departments to address and resolve system-related issues promptly. Promote a culture of continuous improvement, encouraging feedback and innovation in the use of technology to meet operational goals.

Reporting and Analysis:
Produce and analyze reports from the ERP system to guide strategic decisions, ensuring insights align with departmental responsibilities and contribute to the overarching goals of the organization.
Offer data-driven recommendations to enhance operational efficiency and departmental performance, supporting a culture of accountability and continuous improvement.

Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Demonstrable expertise in ERP system implementation and management, with a preference for Microsoft Dynamics experience.
Understanding of ISO 9001 quality management standards and their application in operational processes.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal abilities, capable of fostering a collaborative and innovative organizational culture.

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