Interim Systems Project Accountant

  • Job Reference: 11472
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £48,000 to £51,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 28 days holiday + Statutory days
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

INTERIM SYSTEMS PROJECT ACCOUNTANT - NORTHAMPTON Our Client, a leading firm of Solicitors based in Northampton, are seeking to recruit an experienced Systems Project Accountant to join their highly prestigious firm on a full-time temporary basis.

Our client is currently looking for an interim Systems Project Accountant for a period of up to 4 months. Reporting to the Finance Director the role will include but will not be limited to:

*Implementation of upgrade to multiple accounting systems including supporting the key finance team members on the projects during design, testing and post-go-live,
*Understanding data flows through multiple financial systems and investigating/ resolving issues as and when they occur,
*Help streamline the firm's control framework in relation to the reconciliation between different reporting systems and legal entities,
*Help to develop improved MI reporting from financial systems,
*Help to develop updated year end reporting framework,
*Help to support review of system processes and procedures and ensure full documentation and training provided to all finance team members,
*Review and implement required Credit Control process improvements,
*Ad Hoc project work.

You will be a part or fully qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with an accomplished background of management/financial accounting and implementing new finance systems.
You will also be able to demonstrate strong Excel modelling and report writing skills.
An excellent communicator with proven ability to improve a high quality finance function, you will ideally have previously worked in the legal sector and had experience of using SOS and/or LucaNet software.

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