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Trainee Configuration Analyst




Company Description

Link Asset Services is part of Link Group’s Asset Services division and works in partnership internationally with almost 7,000 clients including asset managers and investors, business managers, asset owners, trustees, issuers and borrowers.  We provide the infrastructure through which assets are secured or deployed in both regulated and unregulated markets.  The 3,000+ members of our team deliver over 70 closely aligned services, helping capital flow through the financial markets by processing £45bn of payments annually; and protecting and safeguarding more than £600bn held in funds, entities and other instruments. We build longstanding relationships and our clients rely on us to provide robust and agile technology, combined with relevant, accurate and timely industry knowledge and expertise.

Job Description

Link Fund Solutions are an industry leading international company looking for a Junior SAP configuration analyst to join our team!  The role will include shadowing a senior consultant in aspects of BAU and project delivery, including build, testing and support, analysis and documentation.  You will primarily perform configuration in SAP FI/CO and be working with the ABAP developer and Business teams and performing the following activities:


Setting up new companies, incl. house banks, profit centres and GL’s
-Creating and maintaining Customers and Vendors
-Testing all areas of the process including loading interfaces, creating documents, payment runs, DME outputs to third parties, reconciliations etc
-Working with a developer to complete project and BAU tasks
-Responding to business driven changes in regulations and updating the system accordingly
-In accordance with our organization's commitment to continuous improvement, help improve our processes
-Will be responsible for analyzing high-level business processes and requirements
-Participate in project quality management tasks, such as peer and quality reviews of specifications, design documents, and config reviews
-Participate in Finance systems related projects and small change initiatives.
-Proactively monitor data integrity and quality and resolve issues as they arise.
-Continue to develop knowledge of businesses processes and controls.
Essential Skills, Capabilities and Experience

A practical knowledge of accounting concepts and reporting issues.

-SAP FI – General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Receivable, Bank Accounting

-SAP CO – General Controlling, Profit Centre accounting

-Good understanding of business process flows in FI

-Sound communication and interpersonal skills.

-Committed to the provision of excellent service to customers.

-Constantly works to improve process and service.

-Attention to detail and accuracy.

-Develops creative solutions to issues and problems.

-Flexible and responsive, able to work to tight deadlines.

-Collaborates with other teams to achieve broader goals and objectives.

-Strong analytical and problem solving skills


Degree qualification preferred (eg. Accounting, IT information systems)

Additional Information

All staff are required to commit to the spirit and principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety and Anti-Discrimination legislation.

All staff are required to familiarise themselves, understand and adhere to all Link Group policies and procedures.

Posted 52 days ago

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