Finance Transformation Analyst – 7313

Sell and Operate, Full-time, Dublin
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The Role:

ION is looking for smart and ambitious candidates to join our Transformation function, which applies ION’s mission internally, leading the optimization and automation of the ION Finance function.
In this role you will focus on the rollout and maintenance of our Core ERP system, NetSuite, across the ION Group. This system is the source of truth for our core financial processes and ledgers, so is of critical importance to the business. You will work within our Core ERP team with a particular emphasis on both supporting the needs of our existing GL users as well as onboarding new acquisitions to the Group systems and processes. 

Key Responsibilities:

Providing support and assistance to our Management Reporting, Audit and Tax Teams on accounting and tax-related issues they are experiencing while using NetSuite
Liaising with users on system improvement requests and planning / co-ordinating any resulting system enhancements or customisations with our NetSuite technical team
Providing a key communication channel between newly acquired finance teams and the Business Integration Function for the ION Group   
Assistance with planning and managing the initial phases of system onboarding projects including setting timelines, drafting project plans, gathering system requirements, setting project scope, and managing key stakeholders.
Co-ordinating and assisting stakeholders with key project phases including system configuration, user acceptance testing, data collection, data migration, and training
Preparation and maintenance of project assets including process documentation, data collection templates, import master files, and project reporting logs  
Providing a consistent review and feedback mechanism for stakeholders to ensure ION Group standards around processes and data are upheld throughout project. 
Identification and resolution of any risks or issues that arise during the course of a project including maintenance of project RAID log 
Preparation of training documentation and delivering training session to end users in advance of project Go Live.
Monitoring of project progress relative to project plan and periodic reporting to senior stakeholders within the project and business teams
Consistent focus on team process and system improvements with a view to optimizing team performance and improving all future onboarding projects undertaken

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

Organized self-starter, who is goal oriented and possesses the intellectual curiosity to be a problem solver. 
Ability to work independently, while also being a team player. 
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, while ensuring tasks are completed on time in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. 
Strong attention to detail and good administrative skills but the ability to take a strategic view, applying first principles thinking.
Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively to both internal and external stakeholders.
Bachelors' degree in Management Information Systems, Accounting, or Business.
ACA or ACCA qualification
3+ years consultancy experience
Experience working in project-based or deadline driven environment
Excellent understanding of common industry standard business practices as related to Accounting (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Invoicing).
Familiarity with Agile or Waterfall methodology.
Excellent problem-solving ability, using strategic and creative thinking to transform processes and organizations. 
High level of critical thinking to develop solutions across multiple situations. 
Strong business analytics skill and fluent IT literacy in proposing and executing solutions.
Previous experience using cloud-based ERP systems (experience with NetSuite ERP provides a major advantage)

About us

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world. 
•Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
•Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
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ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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