Location:  Belfast

Workplace:  Hybrid

The Opportunity:

The Finance Data Analyst, Procure-to-Pay (P2P) will be primarily responsible for posting and modifying data in the SAP systems. This includes updating external vendors, timekeepers, bank information, and client/matter and payer information.

Working at Baker McKenzie:

Baker McKenzie is the world’s leading law firm with offices all over the world. Our Belfast Centre is home to over 400 teammates in both legal and professional services such as finance, IT, marketing, and business support.

We offer one of the best workplace benefits packages in the business with comprehensive private health cover, income protection, life assurance and a full employee assistance plan. These and a host of other benefits make us one of the most desirable companies to work for in Belfast.

We are committed to promoting inclusion, diversity, and equity for all and are confident we can provide a career as individual and as exceptional as you.

About the role:

As part of this role, the successful candidate will:


  • Receive, review, and update support requests on Financial Master Data (e.g., Client/Matter and Vendor) as defined by procedures:
    • Validate if “support request” complies with policy for type of request - e.g., create new master data, update/modify master data, etc. 
    • Determine if requests have proper approvals from the requesting office. 
    • Work with business users to close open/pending request items. 
    • Verify vendor bank details by verbal and written means.
  • Create and maintain Client/Matter and Vendor master data in SAP or other global systems according to established processes and procedures. These will include, among others: 
    • Matter Budgeting 
    • Payer records
    • Vendor records 
    • Task codes for non-flat fee sets. 
    • As required, ensure the consistency of information in the different systems, including but not limited to SAP, SharePoint, and other systems used by the firm. 
  • Maintain alignment of Client/Matter and Payer records with InTapp system, including requesting any needed reviews 
  • Update Matter Billing formats as requested. 
  • Review, analysis, and implement needed changes for Client Matter and Vendor records based on request including documentation for tracking and history purposes. 
  • Create and maintain timekeeper vendors according to established processes and procedures. 
  • Create and update documentation of all data maintenance processes and manuals. 
  • Projects as requested.  

Experience Required

Essential Criteria:

To be successful in this role you will need:

Skills and Experience:

  • Graduate of any business-related course preferably Accounting or Finance
  • Relevant work experience in finance and/or accounting
  • SAP experience is an advantage. 
  • Extremely strong communication skills (verbal and written)Verbal and written proficiency in English.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Team player attitude
  • High attention to detail and has keen organizational skills.
    Ability to make effective, accurate decisions and judgment calls.
  • Effective time and task management essential to meet deadlines.