Project Accountant

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Salary: 50,000
Location: Edinburgh

Job ref. no.: UK754484

Do you thrive in an environment of transformation and technological change? Do you have process improvement in your DNA? It is apparent that technology will be the biggest driver of organisational change going forward and this role is central to this within a high profile and global business. With a number of high profile projects underway and significant growth, you will be integral to being part of a team that drives this business to the next level as the business moves onto a fully integrated platform.
This newly created role will focus on the development and improvement of efficient and robust business processes. It will be high profile and have exposure to the senior business stakeholders and will require a creative and passionate approach to solving business problems.
The role:

  • To ensure that the delivered solution is fit for purpose and meets the needs of the Operational Finance team

  • Document, update and improve all existing Finance process and systems

  • Use you initiative to improve existing processes and procedures

  • Work within the Project team to support the build, test and delivery of the Operational Finance components of the new system

  • The role will encompass all aspects of ERP delivery including supporting data conversion activities, writing and executing test scripts, supporting preparation of training and process documentation and other project activity

  • Work closely with the Operational finance team to ensure that they are kept informed of progress, issues and actions relating to the new project.

  • To prepare and implement Lean processing methodologies throughout Finance function

  • Ad hoc project work

The candidate:

The ideal candidate for this role will hold an accountancy qualification with strong analytical ability, a broad commercial outlook and an appetite for process improvement and systems development. In terms of experience and background, the ideal profile is as follows:

  • ACCA/CIMA/ICAS Qualified with minimum 4 years’ experience

  • Previous project experience is essential

  • An understanding of ERP systems and preferably previous experience of working on a systems implementation project

If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Lucy Edgar in our Edinburgh office.

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Contact Name Lucy Edgar
Telephone 0131 555 9851
Address Caledonian Exchange
19a Canning Street

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