Systems Accountant

Docklands, London (Greater) (GB)
Starting from £37,287 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
23 May 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

University of East London

Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About the Job

The post holder will support system design, implementation, development, rollout, training, documentation, and post-go live support. Duties will include:

  • To be responsible for systems administration and development of core finance systems (currently Unit4 Business World/Agresso, SITS and WPM, Flywire and Fraedom), including all interfaces.
  • Working with stakeholders across the organisation, to design and develop reports, ensuring that new releases are appropriately packaged, and adequate training is given.
  • To assimilate complex information, such as Finance Systems, UEL Policy and Financial Regulations, to ensure systems and processes are compliant.
  • Work with technical staff to translate business requirements into technical requirements and working with end users to explain complex information. 

 About You

The ideal candidate should have good all-round experience and working knowledge of Agresso, with demonstrable experience with provision of systems implementation, development, and support.

Excellent attention to detail is essential to this role, as is experience of planning, prioritising, and organising your own work to meet deadlines and service deliverables.

You will be innovative, progressive, and continually seeking ways to improve both yourself, and the service.

Benefits Package

Here are UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!