Finance Transformation Lead - Chart of Accounts Design

Recruiter
Partner Financial
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
26 Aug 2019
Ref
1237855178
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Partner Financial are working with a leading retailer who are currently embarking on a major Finance Transformation Programme. We are interested in speaking to candidates who have deep, 'best in class' knowledge with experience, ideally having worked within a large listed retailer.

You will be responsible for designing and developing a new common Chart of Accounts, which is scalable across the Group. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience within a similar role and a proven track record of delivery working in large complex organisations.

Key Deliverables:
  • Leading the Transformation to establish a single and scalable Chart of Accounts covering the entire Group;
  • Leading the design and development of a common Chart of Accounts and ensuring adoption across the Group.
  • Reviewing and mapping the R2R process review in line with the standardised SAP template and Group policy;
  • Working with key senior stakeholders to define the target accounting model;
  • Manual documentation of the Chart of Accounts;
  • Development of the Chart of Accounts.

Key Competencies:
  • A qualified accountant with significant post-qualified experience in large complex organisations;
  • Proven experience leading the design of a common chart of accounts in a large retail organisation;
  • Knowledge and experience of mapping key finance processes and controls;
  • Prior experience working in a large retail, consumer or ecommerce business is desirable;
  • Practical understanding of Finance Systems and ERP implementation lifecycles;
  • Experience working within a large retail organisation is essential.

We will be contacting candidates with the closest match to the client's selection criteria within 48 hours of application to arrange an initial meeting. If you have not heard from us within these timescales, thank you for your interest but please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

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