Finance Systems Assistant (Oracle R12)

Finance Systems Assistant (Oracle R12)

Job Introduction

Selfridges has always been much more than a shop. We’re a social space where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging, a creative playground where culture and commerce collide, and an experimental hub where you can discover the most innovative and sustainable ideas in retail. We’re here to help make the world brighter. And you can be an important part of this. We’ll talk more about the role below, but before we get to that, let’s share with you the good stuff…  

Rewards and benefits 

Life at Selfridges is dynamic, exciting, and always evolving. As well as working with some of the most cutting-edge, iconic and boundary-pushing brands, designers and creatives, we also offer our team members opportunities to help make a positive difference through our network of communities, both within and outside Selfridges. Here are just a few of our rewards and benefits that help make our team experience that bit more extraordinary. 

  • Flexible working options to benefit you, your family and your wellbeing that can include part-time, flexi-time, job sharing or working remotely 

  • Generous annual leave that increases with length of service 

  • Up to five paid volunteering days – from beach cleans to co-ordinating food and clothing donations 

  • Family leave that suits your set up including Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental leave policies 

  • Defined pension contribution scheme  

  • Generous bonus and/or commission scheme  

  • Enviable team member discount including sale previews and double discount days 

  • Exclusive local discounts on a range of restaurants, bars, beauticians and entertainment 

  • Subsidised gym memberships  

  • Annual travel pass and cycle-to-work schemes  

  • A sustainable car salary sacrifice scheme 

  • Several internal communities to get involved in from our Diversity Board and Green Warriors who are leading the charge on D,E&I and sustainability, to the Wellbeings who are always thinking of new ways to champion healthy minds, bodies and routines for our team members 

  • Workplace Options, our confidential team member assistance programme for when life gets tricky or you need a little guidance 

  • Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development 

Read on to find out how you can play your part in Reinventing Retail… 

Role Responsibility

The primary purpose of the role will be to work on ongoing systems improvements and developments, working with key stakeholders within the business, and developing the Finance Systems landscape. The successful candidate will have strong Oracle R12.2 ERP experience, excellent finance knowledge (preferable CIMA or ACCA part-qualified), and a problem-solving mindset. This role will work closely with team members at various levels and with new technologies.

This will be a hybrid role, with 2 days presence required at either the London or Leicester office each week.

As a Finance Systems Analyst, You will:

  • Maintain the administration of the Finance system applications, specifically Oracle R12.2
  • Work with the Finance department to improve processes making appropriate recommendations that will positively impact end user experience
  • Provide application training and support to end-users of financial system software
  • Deliver finance system enhancements including testing, implementation, training and post system go live support. Create user guides as appropriate to support training and use of system
  • Ensure that technical information is properly translated to ensure non-technical audiences understand the subject matter. An ability to understand and explain complex issues to others, accurately relaying resolutions
  • Be a strong written and verbal communicator and be confident presenting to Stakeholders
  • Work on projects as assigned
  • Perform ad hoc data analysis and reporting task

The Ideal Candidate

  • Flexible and able to work in a changeable, dynamic environment with high attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a desire to continuously improve processes and outputs
  • Effective at working in team-driven environment
  • Have solid understanding of financial processes
  • A true problem solver. Keen to tackle issues head on and take responsibility for their timely resolution.  Capable of investigating and resolving system configuration issues
  • Experience administering Oracle R12.2 or a similar financial system
  • Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA

About the Company

Everyone is welcome 

Selfridges is a place where we want everyone to feel a sense of belonging. We embrace every self and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive working culture. We are leading with purpose to not only increase the visibility and recognition of under-represented talent within our organisation, but the wider industry too. Here at Selfridges, everyone is welcome – irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability, we stand by equal opportunities for all.   

 

Our awards cabinet  

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign. We were also recognised as a ‘Best 25 Big Company to Work For 2020’ as awarded by The Sunday Times. 

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