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Finance Manager - Systems

  • Location

    Lancashire, England

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £41000 - £45000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Kirsty Duncan

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership have been engaged to recruit a Systems and Project Accountant for local authority. We are looking for candidates with previous experience within local authority looking for their next challenge within an ever-changing organisation. Following a period of re-structure and change, our client is now looking to appoint a Systems Finance Manager to oversee a Systems and Project Team and Implement and Develop Systems and Processes.

Duties and responsibilities of the Systems and Project Accountant include:

  • Leading a team of 3-4 across the Systems and Projects division, ensuring targets are met and processes are adhered to
  • Support the implementation and development of Financial Systems and processes to ensure the accurate and efficient processing of Financial and Non-Financial Data, and to extend the number of Management Reports and Tools to inform performance and financial management across other areas of the organisation
  • To act as lead and/or provide specialist Systems support in the implementation and development of Projects and Systems and to assist in their delivery across multiple divisions - reporting into one or more Senior Stakeholders and Directors as required
  • Provide training on Systems to both Finance and Non-Finance staff
  • Engage across the organisation at multiple levels to contribute to systems development, more specifically focusing on Finance-oriented divisions, providing advice and expertise for a number of projects

The ideal Systems Accountant will:

  • Will be a fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent)
  • Have experience in Civica Financial Systems
  • Have a proven track-record of delivering projects on time, to a high standard and within budget
  • Delivery and development of process and service improvements
  • Experience of working within a local authority.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable skills and experience within a similar role, and will be a strong and effective leader with previous experience of Systems Implementation and Development.

If you believe you hold the relevant skills and experience for this post, please contact Kirsty Duncan at Sellick, quoting Reference number 914685 for more information and an informal chat.

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