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Systems Accountant

Employer
Reed
Location
Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Systems Accountant (Interim - 6 Months with Potential for Extension)
  • Annual

    Salary:
    Competitive


  • Location:
    Canterbury
  • Job Type: Full-time, Interim (6 months)
  • Pay: £200-£250 a day

We are currently seeking an experienced Systems Accountant for an interim position lasting 6 months, with the potential for extension, at our construction company based in Canterbury. This role is crucial for candidates who are adept in financial systems management and possess a strong foundation in financial accounting.
Day-to-day of the role:
  • Manage and maintain the integrity of the accounting systems, ensuring they are current and in line with financial regulations.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to enhance accounting procedures and financial reporting accuracy.
  • Offer support and training to team members on financial systems utilisation.
  • Partner with IT and finance to deploy system improvements and introduce new features.
  • Generate and scrutinise financial reports, budgets, and forecasts to accurately represent the company’s financial status.
  • Conduct systematic audits and liaise with external auditors to maintain accounting compliance.
  • Oversee system updates and integrations, coordinating with vendors and internal teams to ensure continuous financial operations.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Demonstrable experience in a Systems Accountant role, preferably within the construction sector.
  • Solid grasp of financial accounting principles.
  • Proficient with various accounting software and adaptable to emerging technologies.
  • Exceptional analytical abilities and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, capable of conveying complex system information to a non-technical audience.
  • Relevant accounting qualifications (ACCA, CIMA, or similar) are highly desirable.
Benefits:
  • Competitive interim salary package.
  • Dynamic and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth.
  • Pension scheme contributions.

This interim role offers the right candidate a chance to make a significant impact within our finance team, with the possibility of extending their tenure based on performance and project requirements.

To apply for this interim Systems Accountant position, please forward your CV and a cover letter explaining your relevant experience and your interest in this role.

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