Interim Project & System Accountant

England, Suffolk, Lowestoft
Up to £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits, including LGPS
17 Jun 2022
15 Jul 2022
Senan Pierce
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

We are delighted to be recruiting to a newly created Project & Systems Accountant role at a high profile organisation. Reporting into a commercially minded Head of Finance, you will be asked to develop and maintain dynamic analysis and reporting from the accounting systems.

In addition, you will manage projects relating to system improvements and you will have a good background in accounting to trial balance and producing management accounts. Duties will include:

1 to improve accounting reporting out of Proactis and Sun systems, working with the system consultants. Including; a) Produce analysis and support for budget holders to ensure the best value for money. To spot and identify trends using analysis on Excel and Proactis. b) Improve reporting relating to new Fixed Assets module c) To improve and automate the monthly management accounts and reporting.

2 To lead project to investigate Invoice scanning system, with the view of efficiencies in Accounts Payable data processing.

3 To Lead project to replace sales system for commercial courses, ensuring links to data system.

4 Monitoring of Sun and Proactis financial systems, including controls over users, authorisation levels and user set ups. Ensure financial controls being adhered to by checking transactions and reviewing financial data. Highlighting any issues and suggesting improvements.

5 Review and approval of purchase orders to ensure financial regulations are being followed and purchases represent value for money.

6 Liaison with internal and external auditors. Ensure information shared is accurate and timely.

7 Project accounting. Provide the financial planning and surety to any finance project in the college through costing, reporting and analysis. This includes a significant capital project.

This is aa fantastic opportunity to join a wonderful organisation and make a significant contribution to their systems and process improvements over the coming months. The organisation is happy to offer agile and remote working for the ideal candidate on the understanding that you are happy to attend their Lowestoft office at least twice per month. The role will suit an Accountant with an innovative approach to their work and a natural flair for improving systems and working with non-finance staff.

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