Role - Senior Consultant
Base location - UK Mobile (UK travel required)
Salary - £80k Plus Benefits
Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services. We are trusted by leading private and public sector organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges. Combining high quality and performance services, added value and innovation, Sopra Steria enables its clients to make the best use of digital technology.
As a senior finance consultant you will build and establish close working relationships with the Sopra Steria sector verticals to represent BPS (Business Process Services) and in particular Finance transformation and ensure wider Business Development efforts to support BPS growth. You will Lead and execute finance process improvement / transformation projects ranging from health check assessments, business diagnostic, organization design, business process design, finance system implementation. You will understand the future direction of the finance function and be able to make recommendations around activities clients should be taking to drive a routemap towards new operating models in Finance.
You will be involved with new business wins / Pre Sales and therefore you will provide domain expertise to all phases of a project and provide support to colleagues during all phases, ensuring that deliverables adhere to best practice guidelines and are of the highest quality.
A Senior Finance Consultant will need to have developed expertise in their business discipline. A consultant at this level must understand the situations a company is facing, the pressures it may be under and the skills needed to improve the situation. They must understand how to measure excellence in their domain area and how to support clients aspiring to achieve excellence. They must have planning and project management skills, and be able to present their findings to senior stakeholders. They should be adaptable to working on a wide range of finance -related projects across market sectors, and should display an excellent analytical and problem-solving aptitude.
Full or part qualified accountancy qualification (ACCA OR SEMA OR Equivalent)
Previous experience of working as a consultant (Consultancy)
Previous experience of working within a Shared Service OR BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Environment
Experience of working within a large accountancy firm would be highly desirable but not essential
Experience of working in pre-sales situations
Sopra Steria has a global team of more than 38,000 employees working across 20 countries. •Our Commercial sector clients look to us to address the challenges brought about by rapid change amidst widespread regulatory and public scrutiny, including Tesco, BT, Morrison Utility Services, and McDonald’s. At Sopra Steria we recognise that our biggest asset is our people - their motivation, capability and commitment and we recognise that our success as a business depends upon having a highly engaged team.