Process Improvement Lead

Process Improvement Lead
AK/BG/385
  • Salary: Up to £380
  • Term: Contract, Full Time
  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Location: Glasgow
  • May 20, 2022

Anderson Knight is currently recruiting on behalf of a key client for an experienced RTR Process Improvement Lead to support delivery of a large scale Finance Transformation programme across a fast paced environment on an initial 6-12 month contract.

As RTR Process Improvement Lead you will be responsible for the following:

  • Working with the finance teams across the business to deliver a transformation roadmap with the ambition of driving a step change in the accounting close processes
  • Performing a root cause analysis on manual processes (journals, balance sheet reconciliations, intercompany, FX)
  • Support the implementation of workstreams targeted at driving process standardisation, simplification and automation across the accounting close process
  • Working with stakeholders to implement sustainable change through collaborative workshops and effective change management strategies and manage their expectations spanning group business areas with conflicting priorities
  • Developing new KPI’s to support the transformation programme and working with the business and IT teams to develop the KPI reporting model and governance.
  • Review end to end accounting processes and provide initiatives for improvement
  • Ensure MI is provided to and easily understood by programme lead, senior management, and committees
  • Leverage team member competencies to promote project interests and completion of objectives
  • Support the sharing of knowledge and experience with the team to develop colleagues

 

The ideal candidate will have strong change management experience and a background in finance transformation, as well as possessing the following key attributes:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experienced in delivering Record to Report (RTR) initiatives within a large and complex transformation programme
  • Experience in project management methods and understanding of the project lifecycle
  • Experience of change projects, including understanding of resource management, budgeting, communications, and governance
  • Strong communicator
  • Strong Systems skills, including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint packages
  • Good understanding of the role of the finance function within energy organisations, including all aspects of the finance operating model and an understanding of the impact of the relationship between the finance function and other functions (risk, tax, compliance etc).
  • Strong Business Analysis and demonstrated problem-solving skills, with an ability to work with stakeholders across all business functions to define requirements

 

In return our client offers the opportunity to join a leading business which is undergoing some transformation, as well as gaining valuable hands on experience. Whilst this role will be on a contract basis, this is likely to be extended. The successful candidate will also benefit from flexible/remote working.

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