Financial Systems Team Leader - FTC

Recruiter
Location
Hampshire, Havant
Salary
£40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted
16 Jan 2018
Closes
29 Jan 2018
Ref
13888908/001
Contact
Jack Birch
Job role
Finance manager
Sector
Public sector
Contract type
Interim
Hours
Part time

A leading role within a project to replace a financial management system, including procurement, implementation and testing of the system. This position will also oversee a small team tasked with delivering the project.

Client Details

Our Client are a support provider to public sector organisations.

Description

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading on the project to replace the financial management system, including procurement, implementation and testing of the system
  • Developing and keeping under review a financial systems work plan containing objectives and timescales
  • Providing a quality financial systems support service to internal clients within the business
  • Ensuring the integrity of data within core financial systems
  • Managing the systems development, operation and end user administration of all modules of the financial management system
  • Reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of other subsidiary finance systems, developing a strategy to rationalise and replace where necessary
  • Supervising, managing and appraising junior members of the team
  • Ensuring effective communications relating to the project, both within the team and across Finance
  • Ensuring that Local Government Accounting Standards are followed with notes being prepared where appropriate

Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or equivalent - candidates who are qualified by experience with relevant experience may also be considered)
  • Have a very strong systems accounting background, ideally within a complex accounting environment
  • Ideally have experience managing a small team, although this is not essential
  • Ideally have some knowledge of Civica financials (or comparable system), although this is not essential
  • Be available immediately or within one month

Job Offer

Our Client are offering the opportunity to join their organisation with a prompt start date. The role will be for a fixed six month duration, with the possibility of a further extension.