Finance Systems Support Lead

Company Description We are part of Link Group, a leading global provider of financial administration solutions. As one of Europe’s leading asset servicing platforms, Link Asset Services interacts with almost 6m investors, administering and safeguarding £600bn of assets across 10 highly regulated markets. Job Description As Finance Systems Support Lead you will have responsibility for leading the support of the Link Asset Services (LAS) Finance systems, ensuring they are maintained in a timely, proactive manner. This will involve designing and coordinating system changes, resolving service faults and assisting business users in understanding the systems capabilities Day to day you will: Provide support of LAS Finance systems – however this is not a technical role Alongside the LAS IT admin team, you will perform system admin & support tasks maximise system performance and minimize downtime proactively monitor data integrity and quality and resolve issues as they arise. ensure all critical patches are fully tested before being applied to systems. Take part in Finance systems related projects and reporting Ensure effective system controls are in place and escalate issues that pose risk. Liaise with external support vendors. Mentoring, training and development of junior finance team members The LAS finance system’s overall management is done by Link Group in Sydney, Australia, so frequent liasion with that team is needed. This role is based in our Leeds office, however travel to our London office to meet with colleagues will also need to take place. Qualifications Essential Skills, Capabilities and Experience A practical knowledge of accounting concepts and reporting issues Experience in documenting business requirements, coordinating testing and implementation of functional changes Advanced Excel skills Experience in performing functional orientated support in Finance systems including AR, AP, GL Additional Information Leeds office benefits: Parking on site Subsidised canteen serving breakfast and lunch Subsidised high street coffee shops on site Free shuttle service from Leeds Bus Station and Leeds Train Station twice an hour from 6AM to 11PM Free office fruit baskets delivered twice per week Within walking distance of the White Rose Shopping Centre Easy access to M62, M621 and a 5 minute drive to Leeds City Centre