Developer - Finance - up to £32k

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About Stockport Council

We know that you hear the words ‘Borough Council’ and Technology and imagine old, complex and clunky systems.
At Stockport Council, we are changing that. We are turning the traditional view on its head. We are investing in an unrivalled digital offering to make it one like no other. Instead of being locked into vendors and suppliers for long and expensive contracts. We are building our own capabilities and developing agile technical solutions that actually work for us.

We have a wide technology stack.

We have a collaborative, Agile environment with a great culture and brilliant people, we work across the business to deliver value to Stockport citizens.

We have awesome cross-functional teams with made up with amazing people – product owners, developers, delivery managers, business analysts, experience designers and quality analysts to ensure we deliver the products and services that surpass expectations.

Our results speak for themselves.

We are now investigating how we can improve our current financial systems

Job Description

We are seeking skilled individuals to help produce innovative digital offerings that will improve the lives of Stockport’s citizens.

Ideally, you will have experience of supporting the SAP ECC 6.0 financial package:
FICO, SD, AP, AR

You will work in conjunction with the SAP developer, customising and supporting SAP to achieve the council’s business goals.

You will support the Financial Systems admin team and user base with 3rd line SAP support issues.

Produce functional specifications for new reports and programs

Troubleshoot SAP issues

Understand Segregation of Duties issues, Roles, and Authorisation, to ensure a secure financial management system.

Work with internal and external auditors to demonstrate compliance

While working in a small team you will be a self-starter capable of problem solving on your own initiative, making use of online information, training, forums blogs etc.

Working in an agile team you will be involved in the following:

  • Projects to integrate existing systems
  • Develop and support bespoke software applications
  • Support testing and quality assurance
  • Participate in the creation of functional and technical specifications

Technologies and practices we’re using are:

  • Application: SAP ECC 6.0 FICO, Microsoft Office

Benefits include:

  • Agile working environment
  • Contribution to Pension Scheme
  • 24 days holiday to start
  • Flexible working and flexi-time scheme
  • Employee discounts
  • Social activities
  • Dress down policy
  • Opportunities for career progression