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Interim Systems Accountant - Dynamics Implementation

  • Location

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Other

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Samuel Patterson

  • Contact email:

    samuelpatterson@michaelpage.com

  • Job ref:

    13949705/001_1536326829

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

  • Expiry date:

    05-10-2018

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Michael Page

  • A chance to lead a full implementation of Microsoft Dynamics from end to end ensuring accuracy, efficiency and strong controls are in place
  • A very broad role were you will be a key liaison at a senior level and will also support training others on the system

Client Details

  • A growing business who have out grown their current systems require a very strong accountant with systems experience to support an implementation

Description

  • Lead business involvement in all stages of the implementation project life cycle (requirements definition, design, build, testing)
  • Conducting analysis to determine gaps and/or the root causes of identified problem areas and providing inputs into recommendations for process change to facilitate system implementation
  • Establish the standing data requirements and ensure that the standing data from the legacy systems are cleansed and any required fields are completed
  • Key focus will be on data integrity
  • Work closely with the Financial Controller to establish a mapping file between the existing chart of accounts and the Dynamics set-up including standing data mapping
  • Convert historical data (current & prior year) including budget and forecast data
  • Create detailed reconciliation files of the data to the existing P&L and balance sheet reports for review and sign-off by the Finance stakeholders
  • Understand the various upload files to both SAGE and Dynamics
  • Populate, validate and test uploads and ensure that a streamlined process is established ready for end to end testing and go-live cut-over
  • Work closely with the Financial Controller and Finance Stakeholders to establish a data cut-over routine to be practiced for end-to-end testing ahead of go-live
  • Ensuring that the Primary and Reporting ledgers are meeting the business needs
  • Leading and supporting the delivery of process training, as appropriate, including developing training materials
  • Highlight and recommend instances where key controls can be improved

Profile

You will be:

  • A fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a strong commercial/operational finance background

  • A good all-rounder with experience of working in a finance function of a fast moving and dynamic commercial organization desirable

  • Experienced with Dynamics Finance modules and ERP implementations.
  • Able to demonstrate experience managing implementation/upgrade projects
  • Experienced gathering and analzying business needs

  • Intelligent, energetic, resilient and passionate, you will be able to quickly hit the ground running and make a significant difference to the team and business which you support
  • Willing to roll sleeves up and undertake a range of activities at critical times of the project

  • Change orientated, constantly seeking improvement opportunities and influence cross functional teams to deliver

  • Advanced skills of excel and financial operating systems
  • A contractor with a strong track record is preferred

Job Offer

  • A day rate from £300 DOE
  • A role from c.6-9 months
  • Ideally an immediate start but the client can wait roughly a month if required