Project Accountant

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Moorhouse are currently recruiting a Systems and Project Accountant for one of the UKs leading retailers. If you have a strong IT/ technical inclination and would enjoy a position that brings variety, problem-solving challenges, and contact with a variety of like-minded colleagues in a fast paced organisation please see further information below and get in touch with Tom Beale or Lucy Campbell at Sewell Moorhouse!

The Role:

Due to consistent growth they are heavily investing in their support functions to make a positive impact on the wider business. Due to the diverse and fast paced activities of both the UK and International markets there is a constant stream of varied and interesting projects.

This is the ideal role for a Qualified Accountant with a passion for project orientated work. You will need to be a confident communicator able to work to tight deadlines managing multiple tasks.


*Project management and delivery of key projects
*Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing requirements
*Identify resource requirements and assign responsibilities
*Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s) with clear issues/actions logs in place
*Ensure project documents are completed and process documentation exists for all completed projects to formalise accounting flows and maintain key process knowledge
*Liaise between the business users, IT and the wider business to ensure user requirements are fully identified and implemented
*Proactively identify opportunities for improved efficiency across all areas, providing finance support to transactional departments in the areas of reconciliations and process reviews
*Subject matter expert for key systems, ensuring a robust control framework sits across all financial platforms
*Responsibility for controls over General Ledger integrity and the month end reporting process, ensuring the chart of accounts can support effective and meaningful financial reporting

This role is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established team who play a vital role in delivering change, and linking the wider business together to deliver solutions to support business strategy.

For more information please contact Tom Beale or Lucy Campbell at Sewell Moorhouse.

Sewell Moorhouse acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers

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