Financial Systems Analyst (P2P) - 12 Month FTC

13 Oct 2021
28 Oct 2021
Full Time
Set hours
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

The Finance System Governance & Control (FSGC) P2P team is responsible for the end-to-end process and solution design for Sky's procurement, invoicing & expense activities.

What you'll do:

* Issue Management - Identify and resolve system and process issues, particularly relating to Accounts Payment (AP) and SAP Open Text VIM, through interface monitoring and user incident tickets, investigate root causes and resolve systems incidents.
* Continuous improvement - Identify opportunities for technical and/or procedural improvement within P2P, with a focus on AP processes and SAP Open Text VIM. Understand & document business requirements for change requests, assist in building a business case to support continuous improvement projects and propose options to meet the requirement(s).
* Business User Management - Build partnerships with key business users at different levels of seniority, in a matrix organisation across multiple regions to prioritise and manage expectations, particularly on change requests and system issues.
* Configuration - Create Master data and configuration files in Open text VIM, Ariba Cloud, manage approval flow templates in Open text VIM as well as Ariba Upstream and Downstream, engage with Ariba Cloud engineers to resolve SRs
* Testing - Design & perform functional test scripts for system developments and releases, perform regression testing for system changes and support User Acceptance Testing as required.
* Document Management - Create Business Readiness Documentation (BRD), maintain as-is and to be processes and standard operating procedures, prepare user guides & training material, prepare and present proposals to relevant governance authorities.
* Reporting & Analysis - Prepare ad hoc analysis and reports for key business users
* Controls - Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual IT & Finance controls including appropriate reconciliations

What you'll bring:

* Experience and knowledge of AP processes in context to purchase to pay. Strong knowledge of Open Text VIM ideally with Ariba Cloud and SAP ERP knowledge
* Strong understanding of Process and System Governance and Controls
* Strong analytical and critical thinking and problem-solving skills
* Excellent knowledge of end to end Procure to Pay processes in several large organisations
* Experience with large-scale system implementation and/or developments or business process transformations (across several geographical regions)
* Proven ability to develop strong working relationships
* Strong Excel skills
* Excellent communication skills, written and verbal - demonstrable experience mapping processes and writing standard operating procedures

Team overview:

Finance Delivery

We enable Sky to succeed by ensuring we are a cost effective, scalable operation delivering great service in an agile and responsive way. Sky Finance has a deserved reputation for being at the heart of Sky's success - making things Simple by Design, finding the Win-Win for our business and customers, and working as One-Team.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

- Access to free NOWTV, for streaming all your favourite shows
- A generous pension package
- Private healthcare
- Discounted mobile and broadband

Where you'll work:


Our Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There's also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

On campus you'll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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