Project Accountant

Systems & Projects - Salford, North West

Ref: 560Tuesday 17 January 2023

£200-£250 per day

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New exciting interim opportunity for a project accountant/finance manager who will work with the finance team to map processes and make recommendations to the finance director to improve the efficiency in all areas of finance. The role would suit a qualified accountant who knows "what good processes look like" and introduce change to improve overall team performance. The role will initially be for 3 months and will include the following activities:

  • Review, document, critically appraise and provide recommendations for improvement for all the processes carried out by the Finance team.
  • Detailed areas include
    • Management accounts process & timetable
    • Purchase ledger
    • Payments
    • Weekly payment runs
    • Payroll and expenses
  • Review the liaison between this team and the non-finance team responsible for sales ledger, credit control and bank receipts processing. Provide recommendations for improvement
  • Review the liaison between this team and two Project Accountants responsible for regulatory matters, budgeting, year-end, forecasting, maintenance business partnering and ad hoc work.
  • Work closely with the finance director on identifying adhoc project required to improve the financial robustness of the team, and to provide enhanced support to the wider business
  • Review the use of the current IT systems and processes currently in place with sage 50
  • Build relationships across the team to understand key drivers of performance
  • Review and suggest improvements of internal controls, processes, and procedures
  • Ad hoc analysis and provision of financial advice as required to support the wider Finance Team
  • Support Finance Director with projects or other requirements as needed.
  • Continually review and investigate new ways of working and recommend and implement these changes to improve quality of service

The role would suit either an  interim finance professional with experience of similar process improvement projects or a finance manager who has worked in an SME environment and can demonstrate running a timely, accurate month end timetable and reducing the timetable in previous roles through improvements in processes and systems. Immediate start required within a hybrid working environment - 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

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