Business Systems Manager

 

Gemserv is constantly looking ahead to ensure we continue to deliver exceptional service in a rapidly changing world. Our business is evolving, but we remain clear about where we want to be and how we want to get there. We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Business Systems Manager to join our Finance team and to manage development and support for Gemserv’s Unit 4 ERP system.

Location
London or Birmingham Office (Hybrid Working)
Salary Range
£55,000 - £60,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits package
Employment Type
Permanent
Contract Basis
Full time (happy to consider flexible working)
Ref No
875

The Role

 

We are currently recruiting for a Business Systems Manager (Unit 4) role to join the Company’s Finance Team to support our ambitious growth aspirations. This role reports directly to the Finance Director. The candidate should have a strong track record of supporting the finance function and the wider business to deliver high quality technical support, reporting and solutions development within a Unit 4 environment.

 

The U4ERP solution currently consists of Finance, Logistics, HR, Project Costing & Billing and Planner. The role will involve taking a lead in supporting and evolving the solution by providing change management, technical support and development of the software in line with business requirements. The role will also be the main point of contact for our 220 employees on U4ERP activity and functionality. The system interfaces with other software packages using file, linked DB and OData with Power Query methods.

 

The data platform currently consists of on-premise and Azure SQL instances, Azure Data Factory and Synapse. The role will involve development and maintenance of Azure Data and Analytics components, data modelling and integrations using variety of technologies in line with business requirements.

 

Candidates wishing to apply must have in depth knowledge and experience of U4ERP, strong client service focus, change management experience and the ability to coordinate multiple stakeholder views to formulate key solution design outcomes. Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse skills are desirable.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • U4ERP technical design, build, upgrades and support
  • U4ERP server environment administration and maintenance
  • Data migration, cleansing and integration
  • Development, design and maintenance of Azure Data components
  • Management of the end-to-end project delivery process through coordination of activities on a daily basis.
  • Stakeholder management, ensuring the business is fully engaged and on-board.
  • Prepare a variety of weekly, periodic and ad hoc reports for management on project status, system performance and development pipeline.
  • Work closely with the Finance Team to ensure timely and accurate monthly management accounts are prepared
  • Identify improvements to existing systems, processes and controls and drive implementation of changes

 

Requirements

Skills & Experience

Required

  • Excellent spreadsheet skills and a good understanding of Finance processes
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, capable of communicating technical information in an effective and clear manner
  • A passion for U4ERP and an in-depth knowledge of how the system can be developed in line with business requirements.
  • Experience of supporting, developing and upgrading U4ERP system and its core modules across PCB / GL / AP / AR / FA / Logistics / HR
  • Reporting – RERX / RPX / Excelerator / Browsers / Balance Tables as well as SQL Ability to accurately document both technical and non-technical concepts
  • Ability to lead on change management processes and be able to articulate business requirements into system design and development.
  • Ability to foster strong working relationships with users to facilitate system adoption.

Desirable

  • Experience working with systems in a Microsoft environment and administering Windows Servers (on-premises / Azure), IIS, RDBMS.
  • Familiarity with inter-system integrations using methodologies such as files / OData / Power Query and linked SQL servers
  • Understanding of core data concepts and technologies
  • Understanding of Azure Data components such as Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Bricks, Azure DWH, Synapse and reporting data modelling
  • Build, orchestrate & monitor ETL/ELT jobs / pipelines
  • Familiar with Agile and ITIL methodologies

Upon employment, employees should also have a sound awareness of the Company's Information, Quality, Environmental and Energy Management Systems.

 

Flexibility

 

We encourage applicants who wish to explore flexibility in working hours and location. If you would like to explore this further then please state any potential preferences at the end of the cover letter. 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Profit related Bonus (discretionary)
  • Reward and recognition schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Private Bupa healthcare
  • Life Assurance (up to 4 times annual salary)
  • Matched pension contributions
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Buy and Sell annual leave
  • Reimbursement of eye test and up to £50 towards glasses or contacts
  • Corporate gym rates
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Summer and Christmas parties, along with monthly Gembar

 

THE COMPANY

We are an expert provider of professional services in a world driven by data and technology. We work across various sectors, from government bodies to global blue-chip organisations and small independent companies.

Due to the nature of what we do, we are a people business. The contribution from every member of the team expands our workforce’s diverse range of experience, skills and personalities – each individually valued.

Gemserv is an equal opportunities employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to create an inclusive environment for all employees.

We heavily invest in the learning and development opportunities, enabling our people to develop skills and gain experience, which will enhance career prospects for life. Many who started their careers with us have rapidly progressed into more senior positions.

At Gemserv no two days are the same, but we believe in a flexible approach to working which we know our employees’ value. That focus on encouraging a positive work/life balance extends to the many regular social events where employees get the opportunity to meet people from across the business and the wider industry in a more informal environment.

 

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TO APPLY

If you can see yourself working at Gemserv, then we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and application letter to us by clicking ‘Apply now’

Happy to talk flexible working

We encourage applicants who wish to explore flexibility in working hours and location. If you would like to explore this further then please state any potential preferences at the end of the cover letter.