Junior Finance Systems Analyst

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


We are recruiting a Junior Finance Systems Analyst to join our Finance Systems team on a 12 month fixed term contract within 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.

Joining the Finance Systems team you will play a central role in testing key applications for DLA Piper across the EMEA region. You will be challenged to ensure the output of defect free solutions, upgrades and fixes for our Practice Management Systems.  

The Junior Finance Systems Analyst will be responsible for working with the members of the project team to provide testing support across the development lifecycle for the output of new solutions, upgrades and fixes. You will ensure that testing enables released solutions to meet demands of customers, with the goal of zero defect releases and provide functional analysis to identify potential weaknesses in the solutions as early as possible.   

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


  • Understanding the user requirements and outcomes which need to be achieved
  • Working closely with the project team to understand the use of systems and how these deliver the user requirements
  • Writing test scripts against functional requirements
  • Executing test scripts and documenting outcomes
  • Identifying and logging errors or defects in a clear and understandable manner


  • Experience in working on finance or software projects
  • Experience of working with Elite Enterprise or similar legal PMS
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate accurately and clearly
  • Understanding of business goals and objectives
  • Great team working skills
  • Able to work independently and adapt to change
  • Ability to judge and manage priorities effectively and work to tight timescales
  • Understanding of legal billing processes
  • Experience of working with Elite Enterprise or similar legal PMS
  • Experience in working on finance or software projects

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.
At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.
We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment.