Finance Systems ManagerOctopus Energy

London, UK 30-04-2023
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You will be responsible for establishing and managing our global finance technology strategy. This will involve responsibility for delivering finance systems across the Octopus Energy Group and support solutions that allow the Finance teams to perform their role as effectively as possible, and allow them to support the strategy of the wider business.

It is an exciting time to join the Group, as we are currently undertaking a project to review our finance systems and implement a new ERP...

What you'll do

    • Project manage the implementation of a new ERP; setting clear timelines and progress targets for the implementation
    • Assist our review partner in assessing current finance processes and controls and manage transition to new end state finance processes and controls
    • Undertake testing of the new system, to assess suitability of design, user testing, assessing the processes/controls and making recommendations for adjustments
    • Working closely with internal and external finance and technical teams and evaluating how system changes will affect processes, controls, master data, and reporting

    • Following the implementation of the new system, the day to day work will be to;
    • Develop integrations for linked/supporting systems to the central ERP
    • Support ongoing improvements and roll outs of updates in conjunction with relevant vendors
    • Roll-out and implementation of the software to new acquisitions and internationals
    • Be responsible for training and hypercare delivery post go live for users
    • Day-to-day maintenance and management of finance systems (e.g. user access)

What you'll need

    • Extensive ERP experience, having run and project managed implementations in the past
    • Good understanding of data processing including SQL, data uploads, interfaces with other systems, data extraction and manipulation
    • NetSuite implementation experience is preferable but not essential

Why else you'll love it here

    • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
    • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people. We’ve also been placed in the top 10 companies for senior leadership
    • Visit our UK perks hub - Octopus Employee Benefits
If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.


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