Job Title: Senior Accountant (Systems)
Location: Countywide (currently remote working)
Salary Range: £35,745 progressing to £43,857 per annum (depending on experience)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Multiple opportunities available, both Permanent and Fixed Term (2 year)
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
Join us to continue to deliver our vision as a County of Opportunity.
This is an exciting time to join the Systems and Financial Transactions team to help shape Hertfordshire County Council’s approach to business applications and assist HCC service’s through the next stages of change as the strategic partner contract comes to an end in March 2023. We have several large Finance IT transformation projects underway and some about to start, we are looking for an excellent Systems Accountant to join the team.
As a Systems Accountant you will support the delivery of business transformation providing the communication bridge between business stakeholders and IT. With responsibility for business, functional and technical analysis, you will need to consider accounting and audit requirements in supporting you with developing and facilitating Council initiatives principally around IT applications and integrations into the Finance ERP, whilst liaising with stakeholders at all levels. You will be experienced in gathering requirements and identifying potential solutions that enable the business to achieve its objectives and improve the quality of services being delivered to the customer.
This role will appeal to you if you thrive in complex and demanding environments, where proactive and sensitive stakeholder management is critical. You will have a proven ability to communicate and deliver change confidently, clearly, and effectively. A strong track record of working within complex IT projects and the ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of delivering IT change and stakeholder management to be able to translate technical discussions into business requirements, risks, actions, and issues is also essential.
Are you an experienced Finance Systems lead, or an accountant with a keen interest in Systems? If so, please apply and provide evidence against the person specification as set out in the attached Job Description.
Closing Date: Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing 13th December 2021
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Waqaas Munir, Finance Manager (Systems and Financial Transactions) on 01992 555350