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Senior Finance Systems Specialist

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Dublin City Centre

Ref # 7984


Barden are delighted to have been asked to act on behalf of our client to support the appointment of a ‘Senior Finance Systems Specialist’.

“This person will act as the conduit between the finance and technology teams for all finance systems within the group structure. They will have the opportunity to engage & partner with other areas of the business in an effort to promote best practice across finance technology infrastructure”. Finance Systems Lead

Position Description:

To deliver optimum utilisation of Finance Systems and promote process best practice within systems. This person will act as the link between finance and the technology team, supporting various business units within the group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports ongoing enhancements to finance systems including any upgrades, enhancements & troubleshooting. In addition, be involved in any software implementations or upgrades.
  • Resolves complex queries and issues with Finance Operations / FP&A users and SAP specialists.
  • Work on improvement projects across the finance systems, including core SAP and any system that integrate into the finance ERP.
  • Develops and delivers systems training working with Process Owners and users.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with Finance Process Owners and teams, IT and BU Finance stakeholders.
  • Co-ordinates and performs system testing as required.
  • Responsible for full functional support for Performance Management reports (assess and scope impact and testing required for changes, system upgrades etc., perform unit, user acceptance and regression testing, resolve user queries and issues).


Experience and Qualifications:


  • Experience in SAP – S/4 Hana experience is required.
  • Systematic problem solver, ability to implement solutions to solve root cause problems.
  • Functional finance systems knowledge is required for this role in particular for SAP S/4 HANA.
  • Excellent understanding of end-to-end financial processes and systems.  
  • Knowledge of IT developments & evolving best practice.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills including ability to work across various businesses within the overall group structure.
  • Willingness to understand the business units and how they can best be served by the finance systems team.
  • Highly motivated – able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills.
  • A recognised professional accounting qualification or equivalent relevant work experience is essential.



  • The Company operates on a hybrid bases, with circa 1-2 days a week in the office. Note anchor day in the office on Tuesday.
  • Office is centrally located in Dublin 2.
  • Applicants must be fully eligble to work in Ireland without sponsorship requirements.

Only persons fully eligible to work in Ireland should apply

Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions. Simple.

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