FINS Analyst

  • Full-Time
  • Canada
  • 153600
  • Applications have closed

Website NCC Group

The FINS Analyst is a core member of the GTS team reporting into the Workday Product Manager Responsibilities Part of a team of Workday Specialists, the role is fundamental to supporting and advancing FINS usage of the core Workday Financial components. The Analyst serves as an Technology point of contact for financial functional areas and assists NCC finance teams to identify, plan and implement systems and process improvements. The role will involve implementation, configuration, and support of Workday applications. The Opportunity This position forms an integral part of a successful finance transformation team, within an exciting and growing industry, cyber security.

You will be a fully qualified accountant with good all-round experience of accounts, exposure to Finance systems and how they operate, combined with knowledge of the controls environment and its importance within day-to-day processes The ability to deal with a fast-paced environment and high level of change is key to success within this role. You will be fulfilling a key financial role by supporting Global Finance Transformation to transition the Finance department into an upper quartile performer. The applicant will be a driven individual, demonstrating a thirst for knowledge and the will to broaden their skill set. The Challenge You will be responsible for supporting the implementation of change across several Finance systems (examples include as Workday, Salesforce, Concur), and providing support to those businesses that have transitioned to the new systems landscape.

The scope of the role is Core Finance covering mainly Purchase-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash, General ledger and reporting. Key aspects of the role are as follows: Maintenance of a lean global chart of accounts structure which delivers both statutory and management accounts. Account dimension definition and maintenance which are used as the building blocks to quality, value-add reporting and used as the basis for how we record financial transactions. Account posting rule definition and maintenance, which will use accounting knowledge ensuring compliance with NCC policy and an ethos of one company one way.

Collaboration with local Finance teams and system consultants to deliver local requirements for VAT and sales taxes. Integrations: Working with the system consultants and local Finance teams to deliver finance integrations that are fit for purpose (such as banking / digital VAT returns/ payroll) Month and year close process definition Reporting: Work with Finance Transformation, local Finance and Master Data & Reporting teams to identify, interpret and deliver local reporting requirements through the new systems landscape. Security: Ensuring through system design that the objective of a controls-based audit is embedded within Finance processes. Education of local finance teams in relation to Workday security groups and impact on ways of working Data Migration Support the NCC businesses in mapping financial history to Workday, including GL, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and bank.

Testing Working with local Finance teams to ensure configuration and business processes operate as expected and are fit for purpose. Training Preparation of training material for finance processes Training super users in new systems Skills Ability to review and analyse data, identify issues and take appropriate corrective action Attention to detail and accuracy in preparing accounts and supporting information Strong interpersonal skills are essential whilst working in a highly pressurised environment Professional level of communication in verbal and written form Focus on systems, processes and controls to ensure that risks are minimised, and processes are scalable as the business continues to grow An understanding of the key drivers of the NCC business model and how developments or changes could impact ways of working and/ or accounting and tax processes. Sound knowledge of IFRS accounting standards Behaviours The ability to form close working relationships with colleagues, to be able to communicate at their level, understand their requirements, gain their trust and influence them where necessary. Proactive demeanour with the ability to offer constructive advice or solutions.

Adapts to a culture of constant process improvement and review of output Handles problems with innovation and creativity. Focus on results and achieving personal work objectives. Takes control, initiates action and take responsibility. Manages pressure well and copes well with demands from a number of different stakeholders.

Ability to organise own workload to meet deadlines Self-motivated and proven ability to achieve Credible and trustworthy – someone that people will listen to and take notice of – seen as a “go to” person by colleagues Knowledge Accounting qualification – Fully Qualified Sound accounting knowledge, including IFRS Good Finance exposure Must have experience in 2-3 of the following: AP/AR; Banking; Journals; General Ledger; Fixed Assets; Reporting; VAT Previous experience in a PLC reporting environment is preferred but not essential Strong Excel knowledge Exposure to system design for Finance is preferred but not essential About Us The NCC Group family has over 2,200 members located all around the world, providing a trusted advisory service to 15,000 customers. Born in the UK, we have now have offices in North America, Canada, Europe, Asia- Pacific and United Arab Emirates. We are passionate about helping our customers to protect their brand, value and reputation against the ever-evolving threat landscape. We fuel that passion with investment in our people and our business.

Our values and code of ethics are at the heart of how we operate – we work together, we are brilliantly creative and we embrace difference. We treat everyone and everything with equal respect. We want to create an environment where all colleagues feel psychologically, emotionally and physically safe to be authentic, sharing their personal experiences to represent the diversity of the world they live in, and have equal opportunity to achieve their best.