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Project Accountant

o Financial Services

s 80,000

q Meath

p Contract

r 2101

My client, a leading financial solutions company, is hiring for a Project Accountant to join their team. The contract is for a minimum 9 months with excellent precedence to extend. The ideal candidate will be available at short notice and have strong project and systems migration experience.

Responsibilities

  • Obtain a full understanding of the Finance Department’s business requirements in relation to the re-platforming project; agree and document the finance requirements
  • Provide input to the full system design phase in relation to Finance requirements
  • Draft the Functional Specification for a new interface into the SAP General Ledger including migrated balances
  • Produce the data migration strategy for Finance and ensure that migrated balances are agreed from a Finance perspective
  • Produce a test plan for Finance, develop appropriate test scripts and take a lead role in testing for Finance
  • Plan, structure, track, report on and lead Finance related project activity in line with the Utmost Change Framework to ensure that stakeholders, dependencies, quality, and time are managed within agreed parameters
  • Ensure all Finance deliverables are achieved

Requirements

  • System migration experience
  • Relevant change management/project delivery experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.  Must possess an ability to understand and concisely document financial processes, ensuring quality in every aspect of reporting
  • Proven report writing skills, with attention to detail and an ability to keep focused on core objectives
  • Qualified accountant
  • Ideally, first-hand experience working with financial systems, including SAP FICO (highly desirable), AIA and Apache (highly desirable)
  • Exposure to formal project structures, with proven ability to take ownership and deliver to key milestone deadlines

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