Systems Accountant

Hays A&F
England, Essex, Romford
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Oct 15, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Tanya Boothman
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

Your new company

I am currently recruiting for an interim Systems Accountant to work for this rapidly growing business based in Romford. Ideally seeking a senior level accountant who can lead and manage the full project and help streamline the companies core accounting and finance processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review the current Finance system and processes.
  • Identify and then implement a business management solution that will automate manual activities, eliminate duplication of effort and shorten the time to achieve an accurate financial close.
  • Drive the automation of data capture, analysis and reporting; ensuring data integrity.
  • Ensure that strong finance controls are built into the future system and processes
  • Support the key finance team members on the project during design, testing and post-go-live
  • Manage the cut-over of finance data
  • Develop improved reporting from financial systems
  • Support the finance team with training and advice on how to make the best use of finance systems

Experience: Must haves:

  • A strong financial education - ACA, ACCA or CIMA (or equivalent).
  • A strong blend of financial and systems experience.
  • An experienced systems accountant with a track record of developing systems to improve efficiencies and controls across a business.
  • A demonstrable track record of process mapping, systems automation and driving efficiencies
  • Strong Excel modelling skills and report writing skills.
  • Proven track record of successfully working with a range of senior stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes
  • Proven ability to work with minimal resource to create a high-quality finance function and broader operational platform
  • A track record which demonstrates a balance between technical know-how and commercial pragmatism

Nice to haves:

  • Prior experience of working in a business providing services to the Financial Services industry and/or a business with a complex distribution network would be beneficial

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