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Finance Systems Analyst

Monzo Bank


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Monzo's Innovative Finance Team and Shape the World of Banking


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Cardiff, London or Remote (UK)

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98% Remote- UK

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Monzo is on a mission to transform the banking industry, making finances more transparent and accessible. As a fast-growing bank, we value customer feedback and work collaboratively to innovate and improve the financial world. At Monzo, you'll be part of a community that's dedicated to creating a bank for everyone, focused on solving problems rather than selling products, and committed to making a positive impact on our customers' lives.

Role Summary

  • Manage and maintain key financial systems such as NetSuite, SAP, Anaplan, MORS Software, Vermeg, Lightyear, and Expensify.
  • Participate in vendor selection and support system implementations across the finance function.
  • Ensure systems are configured to support financial business processes and monitor KPIs.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to maintain data quality and system integrations.
  • Manage relationships with software vendors and aid finance leadership in project tracking.

Role Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of accounting/ERP systems, particularly SAP.
  • Experience in banking/finance supporting financial business processes.
  • Strong collaboration with software vendors, engineers, and data teams.
  • Proficiency in SQL and data visualization tools such as Looker or Tableau.
  • Experience in infrastructure design for system support and monitoring.
  • Desirable: Degree in a relevant field, programming experience, and familiarity with agile methods.

Application Process Details

  • Initial phone call with a recruiter.
  • Technical interview with the Engineering Director.
  • Monzo behavioural interview with the hiring manager and their manager.
  • Overall process typically takes 3-4 weeks, accommodating your availability.

📍London, Cardiff or Remote (UK) | 💰£65,000 -  £72,000 ➕ | Benefits | Hear from the team

About us: 

We’re here to make money work for everyone and we're doing things differently. For too long, banking has been obtuse, complex and opaque.

We want to change that and build a bank with everyone, for everyone. Our amazing community suggests features, test the app and give us constant feedback so we can build something everyone loves.

We're focused on solving problems, rather than selling financial products. We want to make the world a better place and change people's lives through Monzo.

About the role:
We are looking for a Finance System Analyst to join Monzo’s Finance function to be responsible for supporting delivery of and maintaining systems for our core accounting, regulatory reporting, treasury and financial planning & analysis teams.

You’ll be supporting vendor selection, configuration, maintenance and administration of third party systems to ensure Monzo’s Finance function maximises the value we get out of our financial software. 

Our systems:
We currently utilise the following systems across our Finance function. You will be responsible for ensuring these systems are operating effectively and will also help set out the future of these and any new systems:

  • NetSuite as our current accounting system / General Ledger
  • SAP as our future Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Anaplan as our financial planning and forecasting system
  • MORS Software - Treasury Management System and Asset & Liability Management
  • Vermeg - Regulatory Reporting 
  • Lightyear - invoice processing
  • Expensify - expense management

Role Responsibilities
You will be responsible for: 

  • Maintaining our third party systems (typically Software as a Service), including user access, configuration changes, managing upgrades and being the first point of contact for any vendor related issues
  • Support the selection of any new systems / vendors across the finance function, working closely with the finance and programme management teams to help ensure we select the right vendors
  • Support the implementation of any new systems across finance, ensuring they are appropriately set up and configured to support our financial business processes
  • Monitoring performance KPIs, troubleshooting and resolving any problems with existing software, including updates, configuration changes and upgrades
  • Support Finance leadership on relationship management with vendors, ensuring we are getting the support we need and that project work is on track
  • Work closely with our engineering colleagues to ensuring top-notch data quality and help monitor data flows between systems

You should apply if:

  • In-depth knowledge of at least one accounting / ERP system and operating principles.  Ideally experience of implementing and supporting SAP
  • Experience working within in banking / finance and supporting financial business processes
  • Experience working closely with software vendors, software engineers and data teams
  • Experience working closely with embedded data analysts / scientists
  • Proficient with SQL and data visualisation tooling (such as Looker, Tableau, etc.)
  • Experience designing and implementing technical infrastructure for systems support and monitoring
  • Nice to haves
  • A bachelor's or vocational degree in information systems, computing, software engineering, or a related field
  • Some programming experience, familiarity with at least one programming language (go lang, python, ruby)
  • Used to agile ways of working (Kanban, Scrum) tracked in JIRA or Trello

Nice to haves:

  • Degree in information systems, computing, software engineering, or a related field
  • Some programming experience, familiarity with at least one programming language (go lang, python, ruby)
  • Used to agile ways of working (Kanban, Scrum) tracked in JIRA or Trello

The interview process:

Our interview process involves 2 main stages: 

  • Phone call with recruiter
  • Technical interview with Engineering Director (45 min)
  • Monzo behavioural interview with hiring manager and their manager (45 min)

Our average process takes around 3-4 weeks but we will always work around your availability. You will have the chance to speak to our recruitment team at various points during your process but if you do have any specific questions ahead of this please contact us on [email removed - click apply for more details]

What’s in it for you:

💰 £65,000 -  £72,000 (depending on experience) ➕ plus stock options & benefits 

📍This role can be based in our London or Cardiff office, but we're open to distributed working within the UK (with ad hoc meetings in London/Cardiff).

⏰ We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

📚 Learning budget of £1,000 a year for books, training courses and conferences

➕ And much more, see our full list of benefits here

If you prefer to work part-time, we'll make this happen whenever we can - whether this is to help you meet other commitments or strike a great work-life balance.

Equal Opportunity Statement

We are actively creating an equitable environment for every Monzonaut to thrive.

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us and we are making sure we have lots of support for all of our people to grow at Monzo. At Monzo, embracing diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of making money work for everyone. You can read more in our blog, 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Report and 2023 Gender Pay Gap Report.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, or veteran, neurodiversity or disability status.

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