Project Manager (Accountancy)

X4 Group Ltd
London, UK
Closing date
8 Nov 2020

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Technology & New Media
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A top 25 accountancy firm in central London are looking to bring on a Project Manager to join their brand new Project Management Office, which has been set up to promote best practice and successfully deliver a wide range of projects throughout the full life cycle from project initiation to close.

One of the key projects will be the upgrade of their practice management system which is used across the business to record and manage client billing.

In this role you will be:

Working with senior stakeholders across the business to undertake detailed planning and project scoping activities.
Working with IT and development teams to upgrade the system.
Managing multiple concurrent work streams in a dynamic environment including key system integrations .
Coaching and supporting project team members and stakeholders.
Owning project documentation, which involves preparing and agreeing PID, carrying out risk assessments and setting up meetings.

To be suitable for the role, the Project Manager will need the following experience:

Proven track record of successfully implementing new systems in Accountancy environments.
Demonstrable ability to manage relationships at C-suite and Partner level.
Commercial acumen.
It is a 6 month contract but the project has at least 18 months of scope. The project touches every corner of the business so you will need to be strong at working with both IT/development teams and senior stakeholders up to Partner level.

In addition there is a significant infrastructure programme in the pipeline which will include Office Refurbishments, an Office IT Move & Close and SaaS Implementation of the Client Experience Platform.

The client is willing to pay £550 per day but there is flexibility for the right candidate. If you are interested in this position and feel you have the relevant experience, please reply with your CV ASAP as the client is keen to do initial telephone interviews on the 14th October
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