Senior Finance Systems Specialist at Megaport

Financial Systems, Full-time - Permanent, Brisbane, Queensland brisbane finance full-time
Posted a month ago

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 250 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

The Role
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Finance Systems Specialist with a focus on Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations. The incumbent will play a pivotal role in overseeing the implementation,
maintenance, and optimisation of financial systems within our organisation.

With a primary emphasis on Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, the Senior Finance Systems Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the integrity, efficiency, and accuracy of financial data, processes, and reporting capabilities. Moreover, this role encompasses project management and vendor coordination duties, requiring strong leadership and communication skills to drive successful system initiatives.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Lead the planning, implementation, and enhancement of Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations to meet organisational objectives.
  • Oversee the configuration, customisation, and integration of financial processes within Dynamics 365, ensuring alignment with business requirements and industry best practices.
  • Manage system upgrades, patches, and enhancements in collaboration with internal stakeholders and external vendors, adhering to established timelines and budget constraints.
  • Provide expert guidance and support to end-users regarding system functionalities, troubleshooting issues, and optimizing workflows to enhance productivity and user experience.
  • Conduct thorough system testing, validation, and documentation to ensure adherence to defined standards, internal controls, and audit requirements.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the identification, evaluation, and selection of third-party applications, integrations, and add-ons to complement Dynamics 365 functionality.
  • Foster strong relationships with external vendors, consultants, and service providers to manage contracts, resolve issues, and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborate with finance, IT, and other departments to identify opportunities for process improvement, automation, and optimization through the effective utilisation of financial systems.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in financial systems, accounting standards, and regulatory requirements to inform decision-making and ensure system compliance and competitiveness.
  • What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or related field; Master's degree or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA, CFA) preferred.
  • Extensive experience in financial systems management, with a focus on Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations.
  • Proven track record of successful project management, including planning, execution, and stakeholder coordination.
  • Strong technical proficiency in Dynamics 365 configuration, customisation, and integration capabilities, along with proficiency in other relevant tools, i.e. Power Platform, and Azure.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications and solutions.
  • Exceptional communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across functional teams and levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail and meeting deadlines.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles, financial processes, and regulatory requirements applicable to financial systems and reporting.
  • What We Offer
    ·       Competitive Compensation Packages
    ·       Flexible working environments
    ·       Birthday Leave
    ·       Generous study and training program + 5 days paid study leave
    ·       Additional Leave via Purchased Annual Leave Scheme
    ·       Health and Wellness Program

    If you have any questions, please reach out to Megaport's Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]

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