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Finance Process Consultant

Daily Rate Competitive
Type Temporary / Interim
Location London
Sector Finance & Accountancy
Job Reference T9/JYM/33741
Contact Jacob Merrick
Date posted 27-09-2020

One of our prominent asset management clients is looking for a Consultant to come in on a contracting basis. This is an exciting opportunity where you will be reporting to the Head of Finance and will be responsible for reviewing the Accounting Processes to create a dynamic agile model of accounting.

• Initial assessment of existing scoping work undertaken, including a comparison versus best practice within the industry, based on the candidate’s prior experience.
• A line by line review of data inputs and their associated attributes (i.e. measures / reporting level) to ascertain if the existing data is suitable for the intended level of outputs and if the system each data point is derived from is optimal.
• A review of appropriate financial systems, including the accounting package, potential database storage solutions and financial modelling solutions. Review of how data should flow optimally between systems and review of the level of data to be held in each system.
• Production of outputs utilizing identified systems, enriching the aforementioned core outputs.
• Regular effective interaction with both senior stakeholders and process owners, across impacted departments, to ensure that proposed solutions are workable and implemented. To include periodic progress reporting in to the CEO.
• Develop a strong working relationship with the Finance and Management Information teams so that knowledge can be extracted quickly, impact on business as usual (BAU) work minimized, and identified developments receive business buy-in.

Key Skills:
• Qualified accountant
• Proven examples of previous process analysis and change in relation to financial data capture within a relatively complex data architecture.
• Asset management experience preferred
• Data analysis experience including the interrogation of financial models which are derived from multiple sources at varying levels of data granularity.
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