Finance Systems Analyst

Systems & Projects - Greater Manchester, North West

Ref: 741Tuesday 31 October 2023

£34-£38K, flexible & hybrid working, excellent holidays, pension & health

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Paying up to £38k with excellent hybrid & flexible working as well as superb holidays and other benefits, this well-established housing association in the North West is looking for a Finance Systems Analyst to join their team. This is a newly created role designed to enhance the development of the existing & future finance systems and deliver better services across the organisation. If you are a finance person looking to move into more systems or technical-related roles, this might just be the opportunity for you.


This role sits within the IT Team, but works closely alongside the Finance & BI teams, acting as their Business Partner. You will work cross-functionally with both Finance and IT to improve the finance systems, identifying areas for improvement and optimisation and offering innovative solutions to meet business objectives.

Core responsibilities:

  • Become the subject matter expert and technical lead for developing, maintaining, and supporting the finance systems
  • Provide 3rd line support and liaise with 3rd party suppliers, IT and Finance
  • Responsible for system administration including user access, licenses, and configuration
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the functionality of finance systems used, including how to apply and configure solutions
  • Manage and plan any upgrades for the financial systems  
  • Mapping business processes to capture business requirements
  • Perform gap analysis
  • Provide technical specifications and test scripts for new system builds or major changes.
  • Contribute to the delivery of financial system training.
  • Work closely with both BI and Finance teams to improve financial system reporting


  • You will ideally have a background in accounting and finance, with a logical approach and a natural aptitude and affiliation for systems
  • Previous experience of analysing business processes, identifying and delivering positive improvements
  • You will need excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate technical issues to a non-technical audience at all levels 
  • Excellent organisational skills are a must, with the ability to manage multiple complex projects at once
  • Ideally, you will have some experience in developing and supporting finance/accounting applications, including testing, upgrades, and deployment of systems into live environments
  • You will have a natural interest in emerging technologies and the ability to recognise opportunities to adapt or apply them to develop innovative services 

If this sounds like the perfect role for you or someone you know, please get in touch and apply now

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