ERP Business Process Owner/ Project Accountant

5 days left

Liverpool, Merseyside
Very competitive day rates
25 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

About us.

We're Shop Direct, proud home of Very & Littlewoods and 3,500 super-talented people. We're on a mission to transform retail. We want to provide the best shopping experiences for our 4 million customers by bringing together over 1,800 brands they love and flexible ways for them to spread the cost using credit. It’s what makes us tick; it’s what makes us the largest integrated digital and fintech retailer in the UK, and a very exciting place to work.

We are currently looking for multiple ERP Implementation contractors to help with the implementation of our new Oracle Cloud Solution across Retail, HR and Finance.

Key Responsibilities.

  • Responsible for the process and operating model design from a Shop Direct perspective, identifying SME’s and bringing key resources together
  • Lead and coordinate design workshops and sessions with SMEs, understanding As Is and To Be processes to identify gaps and additional business needs
  • Challenge legacy ways of working and business practices, identifying and implementing improvements in line with best practise
  • Act as an intermediary between our external consultants and the business, removing barriers to progress and keeping the workstream moving
  • Capture critical business requirements
  • Key input into the Business Implementation Plan
  • Provide inputs and guidance on business processes in scope
  • Identify change impacts and sign off on new/revised processes
  • Identify and document any cross-functional items/concerns coming out of design workshops, following up with the relevant stakeholders in Finance, Retail and HR, ensuring the end solution works for all areas and all dependencies are identified
  • Ensure all functional documentation and policy updates are completed and signed off by the business by key milestones
  • Review functional and technical designs across workstreams to identify any touchpoints and potential disconnects
  • Input into and support the production and delivery of business communications

About You.

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA accountant
  • Experience of delivering projects in complex environments, ideally including process, technology and people change
  • Oracle experience ideal
  • Influencing skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Curious and prepared to challenge the status quo
  • Flexible
  • Forward thinking and innovative
  • Self-starter and proactive
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative
  • Organised
  • Pragmatic
  • Can lead and drive change and demonstrate a positive outlook
  • Hunger for continuous improvement
  • Ability to manage through programme ambiguity
  • Facilitation of small and large groups with varying objectives
  • Strong communicator able to flex style as necessary and translate information
  • Resilience (completer finisher)

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