Systems Accountant / Functional Analyst

Working in a global support team within Finance Operation & Risk (FOR) technology, this is a great opportunity for an experienced Systems Accountant with strong business analyst skills.

Leveraging off your existing skills, you will be working on Macquarie Group's Peoplesoft General Ledger (GL) and BCS integrity system (balance attestation) providing you the opportunity to develop new skills in your field. Specifically, the role will require: 

  • comprehension of the functional capabilities of a GL system
  • ability to assess issues/defect and provide solutions with no supervision required
  • experience in working in complex environments with multiple system integrations across the business
  • strong communication skills and experience with interacting with senior finance stakeholders
  • experience in change management process, designing test cases and test strategies
  • good time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • appreciation for risk management policies and procedures
  • support, train and develop staff on policies, procedures and business systems 
  • help improve business processes by identifying new opportunities and areas of improvements
  • strong requirements gathering capability, ability to translate business problems into business requirements respecting how they fit in with the services we deliver 

Ideally we are looking for a background that includes:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or computer science
  • at least 3-5 years of extensive general ledger support experience, ideally with Peoplesoft GL version 8.8
  • understanding of accounting concepts and experience with management and financial reporting a plus
  • understanding of SQL coding

Finance, Operations & Risk Technology Division primarily supports the Finance Management Group (FMG) businesses. This role falls under the General Ledger Business Services team which is accountable for several core financial platforms and capabilities enabling FMG with accounting functions such as financial, management, regulatory and statutory reporting, balance sheet attestation and taxation accounting. This role will be part of a global support team, supporting a user base of 800+ users.

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The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

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