Systems & Finance Accountant - Senior

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Jun 06, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
The Company

Gentrack provides leading utilities across the world with innovative cleantech solutions. The global pace of change is accelerating, and utilities need to rebuild for a more sustainable future. Working with some of the world's biggest energy and water companies, as well as innovative challenger brands, we are helping companies reshape what it means to be a utilities business. We are driven by our passion to create positive impact. That is why utilities rely on us to drive innovation, deliver great customer experiences, and secure profits. Together, we are renewing utilities.

Our Values and Culture

Colleagues at Gentrack are one big team, working together to drive efficiency in two of the planet's most precious resources, energy, and water. We are passionate people who want to drive change through technology and believe in making a difference. Our values drive decisions and how we interact and communicate with customers, partners, shareholders, and each other. Our core values are:
  • Respect for the planet
  • Respect for our customers and
  • Respect for each other

Gentrackers are a group of smart thinkers and dedicated doers. We are a diverse team who love our work and the people we work with and who collaborate and inspire each other to deliver creative solutions that make our customers successful. We are a team that shares knowledge, asks questions, raises the bar, and are expert advisers. At Gentrack we care about doing honest business that is good for not just customers but families, communities, and ultimately the planet. Gentrackers continuously look for a better way and drive quality into everything they do.

This is a truly exciting time to join Gentrack with a clear growth strategy and a world class leadership team working to fulfil Gentrack's global aspirations by having the most talented people, an inspiring culture, and a technology first, people centric business.

The Opportunity

As the Senior Systems and Financial Accountant, you will be working with the Finance Transactional team and Finance Systems Manager to for ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and accounting and serving as the systems support for our NetSuite ERP system. This role is ideal for a candidate who thrives in a dynamic environment, excelling in both accounting principles and technical expertise. You will play a key role in driving process improvements, enhancing system capabilities, and empowering finance team members through comprehensive training and support.
  • Support the Global Sustainability Task Force (GSTF) for your respective region. Enable your people to engage and partake in events.
  • Encourage awareness of and behaviours aligned to our Sustainability Charter.
  • Utilise our sustainability platform (Giki) by taking part in challenges and improving behaviours to be more sustainable. Driving competition and supporting your teams to engage.

The Specifics
  • Ensure full process for month-end and year -end closing including BS reconciliations for our Northern Hemisphere entities.
  • Oversee day to day accounting in NetSuite.
  • Assist with the work to be delivered for group and local audits including preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Working closely with the Leadership team to deliver reports, analysis findings, potential risk areas and forecast opportunities.
  • Ensure timely resolution of NetSuite support tickets
  • Support the system and accounting audit requirements, including implementing and overseeing internal controls to ensure compliance with standards and regulations
  • Assist with maintenance of user and procedure manuals
  • Conduct regular data audits to verify data integrity and accuracy and ensure that the data is updated
  • Support the Finance Team with the development and testing of functional requirements for proposed system improvements
  • Support the Finance Systems Manager in all aspects of the SDLC for minor and major System Changes
  • Support the Finance System Manager with maintaining prioritisation of system changes and delivery in accordance with the Plan on a Page
  • Responsible for supporting the system and accounting audit requirements, including implementing and overseeing internal controls to ensure compliance with standards and regulations.

What we're looking for (you don't need to be a guru at all, we're looking forward to coaching and collaborating with you):

Professional experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of accountancy and operating in accounting team experience.
  • Experience with NetSuite or other Oracle accounting packages is preferred.
  • 3+ years' Experience in System Audit & Control
  • Change Management within a Finance or technology department.
  • Proven experience in managing finances for multi-divisional international businesses.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel.

Personal Attributes:
  • Chartered Accountant qualification is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated passion for excellence and a commitment to achieving the highest standards.
  • High levels of energy, sound judgment, and determination to achieve objectives with a sense of urgency.
  • Being in a global company, must be willing to work flexible hours and able to work with teams in different locations.
  • Organised, excellent priorities and relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • Open-minded and consultative approach to problem-solving.
  • Professional and respectful communication, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to provide and receive positive and constructive feedback.
  • Creative problem-solving skills, showcasing adaptability and innovation.

What we offer in return:
  • Personal growth - in leadership, commercial acumen and technical excellence
  • To be part of a global, winning high growth organization - with a career path to match
  • A vibrant, culture full of people passionate about transformation and making a difference -with a one team, collaborative ethos
  • A competitive reward package that truly awards our top talent
  • A chance to make a true impact on society and the planet

Gentrack want to work with the best people, no matter their background. So, if you are passionate about learning new things and keen to join the mission, you will fit right in.