Finance Systems Manager


Ref: LJ52920

£70,000 - £75,000

Our client is a family owned, international business, and the company is regarded as one of the leaders in it’s particular area within the media sector. Over the last few years, the business has seen significant growth, now generating c.£100m in annual turnover, with ambitious growth plans for the new few years. With offices across the South East of England, the business has created a new Finance Systems Manager role to support the growing finance function.


The role will take full ownership and responsibility for the day-to-day maintenance and support of the Dynamics365 F&O solution. You will be expected to initiate and drive a systems optimisation project whilst business partnering the current Finance Function and Data & Technology Team. This position will be a key person in the finance optimisation projects involving Dynamics365. The Finance Systems Manager will need to understand, prioritise and be proactive in finding and recommending solutions to the challenges faced by the Finance Team with Microsoft Dynamics 365.

There will be implications across the wider business of making changes to the usage of Microsoft Dynamics 365, and this position must be able to anticipate these whilst making practical workable solutions to any problems that may arise. This individual needs to have experience of initiating and coordinating improvement projects, tracking progress and driving projects forwards with a proactive, delivery-focused mindset and can-do approach. This position will be responsible for the quality, accuracy and integrity of data in Dynamics365, which will entail working cross-functionally with other teams and understanding how their data arrives in the finance system. It will also require developing effective checks, reconciliations and measures to ensure that data within the finance system is accurate and traceable to its source. 


Candidates must have prior experience of working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O. With experience as a lead or manager supporting Dynamics365 F&O, including being responsible for owning & coordinating all issues to resolution and plans for improvements.

Candidates will also be qualified accountants (ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent). They must have a thorough understanding of finance, month-end and supply chain processes and how these relate to the functional design within D365. They should also have a solid understanding of the D365 Data Management Framework and of managing and maintaining integrations into/out of D365. The role requires sufficient technical understanding to undertake analysis and investigations into data issues stemming from the data integrations, with support and training from the Data Team as required.

Candidates will need to be able to work independently as well as part of a team. It is important to have a ‘can do’ attitude and a natural inquisitive nature and want to solve problems associated with the system.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Louise Jeffrey: quoting reference LJ52920.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to candidates whose experience matches our client's requirements. If you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for over 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organizations, private equity-backed businesses, and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure, and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see

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