Financial IT Regional Manager

  • Job Reference: GB12268
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2020
  • Employer: Kuehne + Nagel
  • Website: https://home.kuehne-nagel.com/
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Accounting, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Financial IT Regional Manager | United Kingdom | GB12268

We have a great opportunity for a Financial IT Regional Manager to join our team based in Milton Keynes and supporting our South America region.

YOUR ROLE

This is a regional management role within Financial IT and covering ACON (our in-house Invoicing system) support and development as well as the management and coordination of corporate projects for South America but based in Milton Keynes, UK.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading the new rollout and projects relating to ACON; agreeing project plans, resources and responsibility for the final delivery of implementations relating to ACON. You'll be responsible for planning, business process analysis, GAP analysis, problem resolution, change and conflict management, and implementation of best practices for projects too.
  • Manage the regional support of ACON including management of National Super Users, communication at a national and regional management level and ensuring system audit requirements are met.
  • ACON system set-up and configuration, reacting to changes required by users and Finance teams and ensuring regular release set ups are completed.
  • Provision of 3rd line functional and technical support for the South America region including out of hours support at month end and support for corporate submissions.
  • Escalation and issue management with our development team in Hong Kong.
  • Interface implementation and support; understand and support ACON standard Interface processes and local interface processes. Assist with the implementation of ne local interfaces where required.
  • Use Oracle SQL to interrogate the database for both problem solving and data extraction purposes; design and implementation of local Crystal reports and support for ACON standard formats and changes.
  • Business Process Change Support - Assist the Finance team where required in a consultative capacity when new business processes are required and complete change documentation for development purposes. Co-operation with Operational system Super Users and teams.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

  • Must have experience of Finance and invoicing systems (ACON would be preferable) and as a regional Super User and of new implementations. You'll also need an overall understanding of the principles of accounting.
  • Experienced project manager with management of technical projects and with technical experience of Finance / invoice system interface processes.
  • Must be Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Solid understanding of both financial and operational processes, including month end submissions.
  • Experience of working closely with senior Finance teams and Directors to support complex financial processes.
  • A confident presenter, able to communicate effectively both to large groups and at Finance Director level.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities, able to operate autonomously and with a pro-active approach.
  • Excellent IT skills; specifically you'll have Excel, Oracle database - SQL, Crystal Reports and UIPATH.

Closing date for applications: 12th October 2020

GOOD REASON TO JOIN

This is a Regional management position supporting a busy region and as such this role will provide an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking to make an impact at a global level. We are offering a competitive salary (£50 - 60,000pa, depending upon experience) with a bonus of up to 10%, company car / car allowance (£450 per month), 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, life assurance (3x salary) and private health insurance. You will also have the opportunity to join the contributory Kuehne+Nagel pension plan.

ABOUT KUEHNE + NAGEL

With over 82,000 employees at some 1,400 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.

As an employer, Kuehne + Nagel stands for equal opportunity and we are committed to diversity in our teams with regard to people with disabilities. We believe that you can make a valuable contribution to Kuehne + Nagel and look forward to receiving your application.

CONTACT

UK Resourcing team
uk.resourcing@kuehne-nagel.com