Systems Accountant

Location
England, Cheshire, Warrington
Salary
£300 - £400 per day + Great Benefits
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
DK/0089
Contact
Dave Kissack
Job Title
Accountant
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

A large multinational service-based organisation is looking for an experienced Systems Accountant to join their team on an interim basis.

Role Overview

This role is within a business undergoing a significant period of change, with system implementation being critical to driving efficiencies across the Group.

As the appointed Systems Accountant, you will drive the implementation of a group finance reporting and consolidation accounting system and identify areas of further system development.

You will be working closely with the System Project Manager, Group Reporting Manager and Finance Business Partners in this position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Testing of the finance system and processes including completion of test scripts, reporting of defects to developers and ultimate resolution of issues
  • Documentation of processes and procedures once testing has been completed
  • Identification and resolution of data issues
  • Design and scope reports and dashboards which can be developed in the system to meet user needs and enhance stakeholder decision-making and planning
  • Provide a consistent and approachable point of contact for stakeholders
  • Provide regular updates on progress to stakeholders
  • Assist in facilitating training to users of the system

Candidate Requirements

The business is looking for a Systems Accountant with:

  • Experience of finance reporting systems implementation and design of related procedures and controls
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills with a demonstrable ability to identify and react to issues identified
  • A finance related degree / Qualification - ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A problem-solving mind set
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • The ability to communicate with non-finance personnel/stakeholders
  • The desire and motivation to find and deliver improvements

What’s on Offer?

On offer for this interim Systems Accountant position:

  • £300 - £400 per day
  • Benefits including free parking
  • Friendly working environment with modern purpose-built offices
  • Opportunity for the role to go permanent for the right candidate
  • Excellent future career development prospects

Apply Now

If you would like to apply for this Systems Accountant role within this fast-paced international organisation, please get in touch with your CV as soon as possible.