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Interim Project / Systems Accountant

Published 20 May 2024
£300 - £500 per day
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Job Starts: 20th May 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Interim Project / Systems Accountant

Reporting To: Head of Finance

Main Purpose of Role: As the Interim Project / Systems Accountant, you will play a critical role in supporting the Head of Finance and leading various high-impact projects. Your primary responsibilities will be to run the day to day operations of the project, testing the integrity of data within existing systems and streamlining to the new ERP system. You will also work on ad hoc projects within the finance team, business partnering across divisions to highlight key data insights to drive operational efficiencies and inform decision-making.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Systems Testing and Management: Be responsible for the testing of existing system data and ensure functionality of new system for the integration of financial processes to the new ERP system.
  • Financial Reporting: Lead efforts to maintain and improve the reporting functions of the new ERP system, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of financial statements.
  • Process Improvement: Identify and implement process optimisation opportunities, collaborating with finance and operations teams to enhance overall efficiency and aid decision-making
  • Data Analysis: Conduct detailed financial data analysis to identify trends and opportunities for improvement, focusing on areas such as costing, sales, and margin analysis.

Key Requirements for the Role:

  • Extensive proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proven experience with ERP systems, preferably Business Central and Power BI
  • Exceptional attention to detail, with a highly organised and methodical approach

Preferred Experience:

  • Ideally ACA / ACCA / CIMA trained or demonstrably QBE
  • Strong team player with excellent collaborative skills
  • Effective communication skills with diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with flexibility
  • Consultative and self-confident to aid business decision-making

This position offers an exciting opportunity for a seasoned finance professional to contribute to the strategic goals of the company while further developing their career.

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