Senior Project Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1254520741
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As the Senior Project Accountant, you will be part of a project team tasked with supporting the integration of operational and reporting process. This team will also drive operational change in Finance including IFRS 17.

Client Details

A leading Financial Services organisation based in Birmingham who are going through a period of significant change.

Description
  • The Senior Project Accountant will support delivery of business change within the Integration workstreams, providing accounting expertise and guidance to support the overall project delivery.
  • To ensure that designated Accounting project requirements are reviewed, captured, scoped, validated against IT design and implemented efficiently and effectively into BAU operations in a compliant manner.
  • To manage the operational delivery of designated projects or tasks, ensuring appropriate MI is provided to internal and external stakeholder's as required.
  • To lead on designing appropriate controls to mitigate the risks inherent in a Life Company reporting process.
  • To drive operational readiness of systems, processes, data and staff resulting from integration activity.
  • Participate as required in preparing the Finance ledger and operational processes for IFRS 17 implementation
  • To manage and take responsibility for designated tasks or projects, managing the business requirements through the full project/change lifecycle where necessary.
  • Develop accurate and timely MI to monitor project business activities appropriate to a range of target audiences
  • Lead on development and documentation of controls and processes for changes introduced from integration activity. Ensuring projects are compliant with controls and reporting framework.

Profile

The successful Senior Project Accountant will:
  • Be fully qualified (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Have experience of working for a Life Assurance organisation
  • Have significant project management experience
  • Be able to lead and adapt to change.

Job Offer

This is a 12 month Fixed Term contract paying up to £80000 + car allowance and bonus.

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