Sage Systems Accountant

England, Bedfordshire, Luton
£185 - £265 per day
Sep 25, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Seehab Ahmed
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified, Newly qualified

A rare opportunity to a join a well known brand in the Leisure and Sport sector as a Interim Sage Systems Accountant in a progressive environment with a Strong management team who are keen for the business to operate effectively and to ensure efficiency's of the accounting systems in place with a firm eye on process improvements. Looking for an immediate start based in Central Luton.

Client Details

A well established and recognisable brand within the Leisure and Sport sector is looking to grow the team with the addition of a Interim Sage Systems Accountant - with a Fast Start in mind. The Senior management have a key focus on profitability and ensuring financial compliance through effective financial systems and processes of this new team through implementing SAGE. Located in Luton they are easily commutable for anyone local or able to commute from Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Bedford, MK or the surrounding area with parking on site. This is an initial 3 month contract with the potential to extend and focused around key projects of systems and process imrpovements whilst ensuring efficient month end and accounting procedures are put in place


The Key responsibilities for the role of Interim Sage Systems Accountant are:

  • SAGE Systems Upgrade
  • Upgrading of systems and procedures
  • Business partnering
  • Producing detailed budgeting and forecasting reports from a variety of income streams
  • Maintaining and improving accounting operations and controls
  • Analysis and forecasting of budgets vs actuals
  • Working with other departments to provide KPI reports on a variety of in house function
  • Preparation of accounts to management level (Month End and Year End)
  • Analysis of Cash Flow alongside budget preparation through modelling
  • Responsibility of statutory reporting and contract administration
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register
  • Preparation of reporting and evaluation on existing assets and acquisitions
  • Detailed business analysis of subsidiaries by profit centres
  • Ad-hoc duties as required by Line Manager


The Successful candidate for the role of Interim Senior Management Accountant will be:

  • Previous experience in implementing or upgrading SAGE and ensuring it is fit for business
  • QBE or actively studying towards a qualification (ACCA,CIMA,ACA)
  • Previous experience in a similar role improving processes and working with financial systems
  • Proficiency in Excel is required - Financial Modelling skills are desirable
  • Extensive knowledge of management accounts
  • Operational accounting knowledge
  • Proven track record of business partnering internally and externally
  • Strong Analytical skills with an eye for detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to multi-task
  • Team Player

Job Offer

A great opportunity to join a known and respected brand name in Luton that is easily accessible by public transport and parking on site with an initial 3 month contract but a strong possibility to extend in line with the company and this new teams growth

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