Systems Project Accountant (FTC)

  • Job Reference: 11422
  • Date Posted: 9 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £185 to £235
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Circa 4 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

11422 - Systems Project Accountant (FTC) Job Spec
Location: Northampton

Are you an experienced accountant with a passion for financial system implementation projects? Are you immediately available OR on short notice?

My client, a well-established name in the legal sector, is seeking an enthusiastic Systems Project Accountant to oversee the implementation of their new finance system on a full-time interim basis. Reporting directly to the Finance Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

*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,
*Adhoc project work.

Reporting to: Finance Director

*Qualifications: fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA, or qualified by experience,
*An accomplished background of management / financial accounting and implementing of new finance systems,
*Expert knowledge of MS Excel modelling and report writing skills,
*An excellent communicator with proven ability of improving a high-quality finance function,
*Preferred: You will ideally have experience working within the legal sector and experience using SOS and/or LucaNet software,
*The ideal candidate will be on short notice / immediately available.

*Appointment Type: interim contact
*Proposed Duration: up to circa four months
*Hours: Full-time Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
*Salary: £185.00 - £235.00 per day / circa £52k - £60k FTE (subject to experience)

If you're interested & think you're suitable for this opportunity, please apply online OR call Paul at Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11422) on 0116 254 9404.