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Finance Business Partner

  • Location:

    England

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £230 per day + £230/day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ426411_1623319370

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Finance Business Partner- Wirral Council
£230/day

To help implementation of the councils new ERP system and with any other finance system related tasks that may occur.

This role is offered on a temporary basis for an initial period of four months, with the prospect of extension should this prove necessary.

KEY TASKS

* Be part of providing our delivery partner Evosys with all the information requested to enable data transfer and system setup.

* Supporting day to day system activity of existing Oracle system including maintenance, close down and set-up of cost centres etc.

* Review our current Oracle structures and processes to find areas that need to be cleansed before transfer.

* Lead on the cleansing of the structures and processes mentioned above.

* Support the finance function in reconciliations of balance sheet accounts for transfer to the new ERP.

* Become involved in the day to day upkeep of the current system to allow other resources to work on the ERP project.

* Liaison with the business and the wider finance team to produce detail for system setup and data transfer.

* Management of staff - direct reports or wider members of the finance team - to ensure delivery of key objectives

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Essential Criteria

* A formal accountancy qualification or equivalent professional knowledge gained through significant experience working as a finance specialist

* The ability to lead and deliver process improvements through working in partnership with both finance and non-finance stakeholders

* Experience working with Oracle financial systems and local government ERP structures and hierarchies.

* The ability to professionally challenge decisions, where necessary, from a financial perspective - supported by sound, evidence-based financial analysis

* An ability to plan and manage activity to meet tight deadlines and work to find solutions, should unforeseen events necessitate changes of plan

Desirable Criteria

* Experience of working in a Local Authority or Public Sector environment

* Experience of supporting the implementation of Oracle ERP systems

Additional Information

* This role will be home-based as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.