Project Accountant - 14 month contract

Recruiter
Reed Finance
Location
Leeds
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Finance Change Team of a well know Leeds based Financial Services business. They are currently looking for a Finance Project Accountant to support their Finance Change team on a 14 month FTC. Reporting to the Finance Change Manager your responsibilities will include leading MI and regulatory changes across Finance impacted by the current project portfolio.

Package will include:
• 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Excellent annual bonus scheme
• Money Purchase Pension scheme to which we contribute
• Private Medical Insurance
• Staff Mortgage facility and Staff Savings Account
• Health Cash Plan
• Supportive and enjoyable working culture

This role will play a key part in being the Finance representative at all levels of the project life cycle. You will need to interface with key stakeholders across the business and have an understanding of the business issues being addressed. Progress will be communicated to the sponsor, project team and relevant stakeholders, ensuring deliverables for the projects are to the appropriate levels of quality and are delivered on time.

You will provide input to business analysis, requirements gathering, testing and implementation for cross functional projects and internal initiatives that impact on reporting across Group Finance. You will ensure all system changes, including clarification of scope are communicated across Group Finance and provide post live support ensuring that the project/change has been implemented as planned.

• Qualified Accountant with experience in a broad range of current Finance MI systems, models and processes
• Experience of full project life cycle and Business Change activities
• Excellent analytical and reporting skills
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to advise / lead a team and manage relationships internally /externally.
• Ability to identify and address key risks / implications associated with activities or changes.
• Experience of working in a fast-paced, changing environment demonstrating a flexible attitude and an ability to embed change within both a team and the business.
• Experience of working in a in a multi-disciplined, deadline-driven Finance function

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