Finance Systems Manager (Analytics & Data)

DLA Piper
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
21 Feb 2018
29 Mar 2018
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
Finance, Financial systems
Contract Type
Experience Level


We are recruiting a Finance Systems Manager (Analytics and Data) to work as part of our Finance Systems team based in our Sheffield office.

The Finance Systems team play a key role in the provision of the Practice Management System (PMS) and associated applications for DLA Piper International. The team works closely with the wider finance team,  the IT team and the business. 

The Finance Systems Manager (Analytics and Data) will be responsible for maximising use of our analytics platforms, working alongside the finance leadership team, IT and our delivery partners to deliver business insights through enabling the delivery of trusted analytics and enabling delivery of client and statutory requirements.

This role will be based in our Sheffield office but you will expected to travel as and when required as part of your role.

  • Maintain a data governance framework for the finance systems

  • Support business initiatives for data insights across the business, including big data projects

  • Support business initiatives for reporting capabilities across the International LLP, US LLP and brand integrated firms

  • Maintain a robust configuration management strategy to ensure the integration and integrity of finance systems

  • Minimise risk in terms regulatory compliance and data security

  • Managing a team of technical specialists, including annual reviews and ensuring continued technical progression


  • Proven success in the management of a professional team

  • Understanding of the importance and use of quality data in the business environment to enable decision making and change

  • Experience in the management of BI, OLAP, or data warehouse based analytics tools

  • Effective communication skills including workshop facilitation and ability to present and discuss at a senior level within the firm

  • Understanding of business goals and objectives

  • Demonstrable leadership skills and a passion for delivering results

  • An understanding of database design and management

  • In depth understanding of legal industry KPIs

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.  Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. 
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
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We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment.