Finance Systems Analyst
Kennedys
London, GB
1d ago

Team

Kennedys Finance team support the Firm globally producing timely and accurate financial and management information, reporting solutions and operational support to maintain the high standard of service offered to the Firm's internal and external clients.

Our Finance team is made up of Financial Systems, Financial Control, Financial Planning and Reporting, Management Accountants, Credit Control, Legal Cashiers and Billers and Financial Operations Database teams.

Our UK Finance team is based in Chelmsford and London and has a presence across our global offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of project teams to implement new financial systems, upgrades and changes to existing systems
  • Assist in firms continuing PMS migration projects to ensure all new Kennedys global offices operate on the global PMS (Elite 3e)
  • Assist in the production of financial systems procedures, development specifications, test plans and training guides
  • Provision of training when required
  • Test application upgrades, check functionality and test new and future functionality in line with test plans. Document test results and assist other testers in the same.
  • Required experience

  • Extensive experience with Elite 3e in a global law firm with a bias towards time recording and billing.
  • A solid understanding of general legal finance and accounting principles.
  • A proven history of implementing business process improvements.
  • Experience working with Finance and non-Finance stakeholders to gather requirements and help shape future processes and system design.
  • Experience of providing second line support to finance and non-finance staff.
  • Involvement in one or more data migration projects and a broad understanding of all aspects of such projects. (Advantageous)
  • Experience gained through working on a large PMS upgrade project. (Advantageous)
  • SQL skills are desirable.
  • About Kennedys

    Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,200 people worldwide across 42 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

    Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

    We're a fresh-thinking firm, and we're not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services.

    We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

    What do we have to offer?

    We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm.

    Whatever your role at Kennedys, you'll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

    Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable,straightforward, supportive and distinctive.

    Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for.

    We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals.

    Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world.

    A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request).

    We've created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach.

    We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics.

    Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible.

    We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested.

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