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Finance Change Accountant

Finance Change Accountant

Posted 18 October 2018 by Sanderson
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Finance Change Accountant


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance Change Accountant/ Project Accountant to join our Financial Services Client in Edinburgh.

Working within financial operations, supporting the delivery of projects; the successful candidate will play a significant role in the management, design, delivery and implementation of change that affects accounting systems and processes.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Providing appropriate information to represent Finance at Steering Committee meetings
  • Helping to facilitate necessary change for all appropriate projects as the Finance representative
  • Liaising with key Finance stakeholders; capturing various requirements for projects
  • Bringing together cross-functional Finance Subject Matter Experts / Finance team members, to ensure the impact of any change is quantified, and that appropriate solutions are developed and implemented with minimal impact
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to maintain and enhance controls to support improvement of the overall control environment, customers outcomes and a reduction in operational risk
  • Ensuring Finance continues to support the wider business appropriately, taking into account all of the regulatory and operational requirements

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidate will possess a professional accounting qualification along with experience working in a change orientated role / project environment within the financial services sector.

  • Ability to think dynamically and react appropriately to changing demands
  • Excellent relationship building skills and experience of working with senior stakeholders
  • Innovative approach to solving problems - ability to think laterally and articulate information
  • Experience of working within an Agile environment beneficial
  • Proficient in relevant business standards and Change processes. E.g. understanding of Project Lifecycles, Risk frameworks.
  • Excellent communications skills - ability to discuss information with a range of audiences.
  • An ability to establish credibility within Finance, and with the wider business

This role will provide a genuine opportunity to influence and add value to projects whilst gaining exposure and visibility at a senior level.

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Required skills

  • project; change; agile; accountant; newly qualified

Reference: 36394402

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