Job title: Finance Automation Analyst
Job role: Other Role
Country: United Kingdom
City: Nottingham / East Midlands
Company name: Specsavers
Employment Type: Full Time
Seniority level: Junior 1 to 2 years
Business Analyst / Junior RPA Developer
Maintenance and development of Finance Automation Solutions to provide a high quality of service when troubleshooting issues, responding to queries, evaluating solutions & alternatives and ensuring the integrity of data within Solutions,
Gain and maintain a good working knowledge of the current Financial Solutions and processes to be able to design, build and maintain automation solutions.
Responsible for building & maintaining relationships with external parties, Technology functions and finance teams to facilitate Support of Solutions & the implementation of changes to support the agreed finance strategy.
Business Partnering with key Finance & Technology stakeholders, creating open communication channels with stakeholders to inform & update, build trust and respect by creating strong relationships.
Support the Finance Solution Automation Manager to manage and support major upgrades to Finance Solutions.
Support the Finance Solution Automation Manager for any Business user queries and in the implementation of upgrades to system products or solutions.
Essential skills include
Some previous experience of end-to-end business processes, Financial Accounting & Reporting, financial system implementations and process improvement.
Ability to analyse and interpret data, data flows, process flows, technical and non-technical requirements.
Good communication and collaboration skills are required as this role collaborates and builds effective networks across key Specsavers stakeholders, Technology teams and 3rd party partner to facilitate effective issue resolution & change management solutions.
Knowledge of system design as this role will require the incumbent to drive problem solving activities and issue resolution.
Organised & self-motivated with good written & communication skills with the ability to explain technical terms in plain language and a strong attention to detail.
Good problem-solving skills and an analytical logical mind, with advanced PC Skills including advanced knowledge of spreadsheets and databases (Excel, Access, programming languages).
Desirable skills include
Relevant technical accounting qualification or a willingness to work towards a professional qualification.
Experience of working in a finance and accounting environment.
Knowledge or exposure to ERP systems.
Some experience in project management.