Business Systems Analyst Ref: 10401

School/department: Finance Division     
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Core working hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term for 2 Years  
Reference: 10401
Salary: starting at £35,333 to £42,155 per annum, pro rata if part time 
Placed on: 11 January 2023
Closing date: 03 February 2023.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: as soon as possible

Job description

The University of Sussex is a dynamic, innovative top 50 university. With a campus based in the South Downs National Park but just a few minutes from the city of Brighton and Hove, it provides an excellent working environment in a remarkable setting, combined with all that the city has to offer.

 Creative thinking, intellectual challenge and collaborative working are fundamental to a Sussex education and that is reflected in our workplace too. This is an exciting chance to join a team working at the center of the University.

 Within the University’s Finance department, the Finance Systems Team are responsible for the development and maintenance of core financial systems, including Unit4 ERP (Agresso).  We continuous strive to obtain value for money from all finance systems through tactical projects and providing continuous improvements, including upgrades.  The Team are also responsible for resolving 2nd & 3rd line queries and issues from users, providing fixes and/or configuration changes to improve system functionality.

 The Team operate a hybrid working model with team members expected to be on site (on average) 2 days a week to ensure we provide the best possible support to our users.

 The Business Systems Analyst will work closely with Finance and IT colleagues and will be responsible for planning, testing, and configuration of Unit4 ERP modules.  The ideal candidate will have excellent technical knowledge of the Unit 4 ERP system and will have worked in a hands-on capacity to support, improve and develop the system.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Analyse the Univeristy’s Finance systems and processes, primarily focusing on Unit4 Sales to Cash modules and third-party payment solutions
  • Seek to leverage efficiency/effectiveness by studying its needs, its operating model, its workflows, and its technological systems.
  • Make recommendations, configure and implement changes that will improve efficiency/effectiveness and oversea technical development projects.
  • Own and manage projects from concept to implementation.

Please contact Keren Flack at  for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Re 10401 [PDF 140.14KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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