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Project Accountant

Michael Page
England, Cheshire
GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

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Banking, finance and investment
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000, £70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

The purpose of the role is to lead the development of the financial & regulatory reporting systems and processes

Client Details

Fast growing financial service business


The job holder will evaluate and implement new systems and business processes to deliver automated and data-led financial and management reporting to the senior management and external stakeholders. The ongoing management of the finance team's systems will be a key ongoing deliverable for the role-holder as they support the efficient implementation of the expansion plans. They will also be required to:

    Research alternative options for a replacement general ledger (or other systems as the need arises) and prepare a business case for approval with the support of the Financial Controller and Deputy Finance Director Implement a replacement general ledger system including preparing business requirements, evaluating options and testing systems, processes and outputs Take responsibility for the ongoing management and maintenance of the internal finance systems and the management of their integration within the wider IT systems and infrastructure. Design, implement and test new financial reports and analytical outputs that drive efficiency
    Implement tactical upgrades to the Finance team's systems and processes. Assist the Finance team with ad hoc support on analytical or financial reporting activities.


    Recognised accounting qualification
    3-4 years of relevant post-qualified experience Experienced with a range of technologies and solutions relevant to banking businesses and finance teams Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Power-point & Excel Processing & Procedural Knowledge Project Management Techniques
    Familiarity with IFRS accounting standards relevant to the banking industry

Job Offer

25 days holiday plus BH
10% pension contribution from employer
Flexible and hybrid working
Free parking

Discounted Gym Membership


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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