Finance System Tester

Function:
Group Support Centre
Location:
East Midlands
Hours Per Week:
37.5
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
29 Oct 2019
What you'll be doing?
Supporting the business and our divisional offices, our Head Office functions cover all departments from our Executive Board through to our support functions such as Group Design and Technical, HR, Health and Safety, IT, Sales and Marketing, Commercial, Procurement, Group Finance, Corporate Affairs, as well as Legal and Company Secretariat. We also have a specialised function – Barratt Partnerships.
 
While the work varies from team to team, our key requirements don’t: you must be well organised, extremely helpful and resourceful, and able to use your initiative. You’ll understand that what you do is important, and impacts on your team, the department, and the wider business.
 
We are offering a fantastic opportunity for someone to join the support function of the Finance Systems Design and Delivery team to assist in providing the necessary testing required for the delivery of high quality projects across financial applications.
 
The ideal candidate will ideally have some experience within a finance or support function environment, however candidates who are looking to develop a career within a finance systems support function will also be considered.
 
Reporting to the TM1 Lead Developer, you will be expected to: 
 
  • Perform functional, system, integration, regression, performance, exploratory, migration and UAT testing
  • Execute tests scripts and producing detailed documentation of results
  • Work with colleagues in business departments and other regions to develop test plans, organising testing, and collating results to feed back to technical teams
  • Define metrics for measuring the performance and efficiency of the function and reporting against those metrics on a regular basis, reviewing and redefining metrics as efficiency improves
  • Document detailed defect reports, with full replication steps using our issues tracking management tool (Jira).
  • Raise defects using JIRA and tracking through to closure.
  • Provide regular reports and updates to colleagues on the status of assigned tasks making sure they are consulted where appropriate and issues escalated.
  • Liaise with business and systems team to agree on test coverage and requirements.
  • Present test results to the business and stakeholders for approval.
What you'll need?
To be successful in the role, we are looking for:
  • Experience of manual testing, especially on TM1, Excel or Visual Basic is preferred
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and software testing lifecycle preferred
  • Experience of working within finance systems preferred
  • Excellent writing and documenting skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Some one who is qualified to degree level (or experienced professional)
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-organising and effective time management
  • Someone who is able to work productively, both autonomously and as part of a dynamic team
  • Professional, precise communication skills
  • A Systematic approach to problem solving and workload
   
   
Our Company and Benefits
We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star house builder ten years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major house builder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.
 
We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic,can progress and be proud to work for us.
 
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:
 
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years’ continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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