Financial Systems Analyst

London (Central), London (Greater)
15 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type

Bird & Bird is a highly respected international law firm. But that’s only part of the story. We’ve built our reputation not only on exceptional legal expertise, but also on our ability to think beyond the details of law to meet our clients' needs. We have over 1,200 lawyers worldwide working as a single, cohesive team across 28 offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. In other parts of the world we work with a network of trusted partners, giving us genuine global reach.

The firm offers excellent prospects for progression and our culture provides all our people with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals. Bird & Bird is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. It is the policy of Bird & Bird to consider all candidates fairly, regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability. We support an agile working environment and are happy to discuss flexible working.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our IT department for a Financial Systems Analyst. The primary role is to be the first point of contact for support issues logged to the Financial Systems Team.  To deal with the issue or correctly diagnose the issue and assign to the correct expert in that area within the Financial Systems Team or IT in general. 

The role is not a full time support role and will also involve working with colleagues in the Financial Systems Team on project work in the following areas:

  • Development of Aderant Expert & ancillary systems to meet the firm’s increasing demands as it continues to expand e.g. new offices, mergers and lateral hires.
  • Application testing re software upgrades.
  • Evaluation of new products and solutions as part of a team.
  • Month end procedures and scheduled reporting.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have a competent working knowledge of SQL queries and a good knowledge of practice management systems e.g. Aderant Expert, Thomson Elite etc. Good analytical and financial skills are essential. 

For further details on this role please click on the link below to review the job specification or contact Katherine Colthurst, Senior HR Officer, for a confidential discussion about the vacancy.