Systems Accountant

Job Title: Systems Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-19 00:00:00
Reference: 096110821
Contact Name: Anja Davison
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2019 11:02

Job Description

Sheridan Maine is seeking an experienced Systems Accountant to join a leading, global, innovator in their respective field. Based near Bournemouth, this Project will initially be on a 12-18 month Contract basis, however a very real opportunity will present itself to the successful applicant to gain further permanent opportunities within the organisation.

The Systems Accountant will play a fundamental role in providing the finance team and the wider business with a robust, end-to-end architecture to drive an efficient reporting processes and create significant improvements in Management Information. Your main responsibilities will be owning the financial systems within the Business Unit (including but not limited to Access, Sage and Cognos), as well as ensuring the appropriate interfaces with operating systems and business partnering with IT. You will maintain the overall finance system and keep the Finance Team up to date on relevant system changes and upgrades. Ultimately this role will also be acting as a finance lead for the implementation of a new ERP across the Finance function, as well as other Groupwide systems and process initiatives.

As a CIMA / ACCA / ACA Qualified Systems Accountant you will have excellent interpersonal skills, a sound understanding of existing systems and processes, demonstrable accounting experience, intellectual curiosity, strong Excel / modelling and analytical skills combined with a vision of continuous improvement and an ability to engage key stakeholders across all levels of business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a Finance Team through significant change and be able to add real value to an exciting and growing organisation who can offer an excellent salary and benefits package with significant career opportunities and future development within the business.

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