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  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Enterprise & Shared Platforms
  • Division:
    IBP Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Finance Applications Developer (9436)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.


Investec are looking for a seasoned Finance Applications Developer  with a passion for Technology and Finance to join our dynamic Finance Technology Team, working for an innovative organisation.

As part of the Finance Technology team, you will be collaborating closely with all team members, working with UK, Offshore, and SA Finance teams,  the Finance Technology Platform Owner as well as key business stakeholders. You'll have the opportunity to build relationships across the Digital and Technology community and leverage knowledge and capabilities to drive effective outcomes. The team is responsible for the full end to end management of Finance and Tax systems and related Business intelligence and Data applications, along with the delivery of high-quality, innovative solutions for Finance teams.

The ideal candidate will have strong data and technical skills and previous experience with Oracle Hyperion Planning, Essbase and/or similar EPM systems and associated technologies, and help us to deliver high-quality, innovative solutions for Finance. The role provides exposure to a wide range of Finance, Business intelligence and data applications and processes, and emerging AI technologies such as the Investec's ZebraGPT and the full Microsoft suite including Copilot.

What you will be doing 

Working with applications such as Hyperion, Microsoft Azure, Power BI, MS SQL, SSIS, Oracle Cloud, full Microsoft stack including Copilot, you will be:

•    Collaborating with finance and tax teams to understand their needs and requirements for technology solutions.
•    Identifying opportunities for process improvement, automation and the application of best practice.
•    Maintaining, developing, and enhancing complex Hyperion Planning and Essbase applications and associated processes to support financial planning and reporting and ensure they meet changing needs.
•    Staying up-to-date with emerging technologies and trends in finance technology to ensure that the organization is using the most effective and efficient solutions.
•    Ensure data and metadata accuracy and completeness across all associated finance applications.
•    Troubleshoot complex issues with applications and work with end users and team members to resolve issues, providing guidance and end user support 
•    Integrating technology solutions with other systems and applications used by the organization.
•    Performing and monitoring the interfacing of data with other internal systems (including actual, budget and forecast roll forward processes).


What we are looking for

  • Strong technical skills with previous experience with financial systems software or EPM / ERP software
  • Knowledge of MS SQL and Power BI
  •    Experienced with the support and enhancement of processes involved in the Finance function.  
  •    Fundamental understanding of Financial Reporting, Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting processes and functions,  along with Financial Consolidation and the month end close processes.
    •    Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with great attention to detail and accuracy.
    •    Strong communication and interpersonal skills, highly collaborative nature
    •    Flexible and able to adjust to change in priorities in a highly dynamic environment.

Desirable attributes, but not essential to the role

  • Azure highly desirable
  • Knowledge of a range of different vendor offerings in the EPM/ERP space.
  • Knowledge of the UK Finance, Tax & Regulatory reporting environment

As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;

Wellbeing

Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance

Monetary

Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection

Travel

Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 


Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Meet the recruiter

Daniel Szczerban

+44 20 7597 5933

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance
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