Finance Transformation Business Analyst

Job Ref: JO-2207-34242_1658850425
Sector: Office
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 26 July 2022
  • Belfast, County Antrim BT2 7AD Belfast County Antrim Northern Ireland BT2 7AD
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Role: Finance Transformation Business Analyst
Remote based
£375 per day PAYE
Role Description
SSE are looking for a candidate with deep knowledge of the Finance domain. You will have strong change management experience and a background in finance transformation. A background in the energy sector would be beneficial but not a necessity.
The Finance Transformation Programme will consider:
* Process - optimise processes throughout the finance function, including process mapping/modelling, process design (e.g. Lean Six Sigma)
* Technology - deliver Technology change, including architecture design; ERP Improvements; existing Finance System Improvements;
* Data - deliver end-to-end finance data management solution, including data governance, data quality, data lineage, analytics and visualisation
* Reporting - deliver both tactical and strategic finance reporting solution(s), covering management, statutory, and regulatory reporting requirements
* Chart of Accounts - implementation of a revised chart of accounts that will underpin the processes, reporting and technology solutions of the programme.
In your role as a Finance Transformation Business Analyst you will have responsibility for:
* Delivering on programme assignments
* Ensuring customer (Business & Finance) satisfaction by providing timely, value-added services that meet or exceed expectation
* Manage stakeholder expectations spanning group business areas with conflicting priorities
* Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships with internal customers and 3rd party contacts
* Ensuring management information is provided to and easily understood by programme lead, senior management & committees
* Ensuring timely escalation & control of risks, issues, dependencies and timelines
* Establishing best practices for development, leading Proof of Concept exercises for planning and reporting
* Understanding business models and help translate this into business requirements
* Working collaboratively with relevant teams Identifying opportunities for improvement
Skills and Expertise
Finance / Accounting
* Experience of delivering transformation projects within finance functions, either as a consultant or as part of an in-house change-delivery team. This could be finance technology projects (e.g. ERP implementations) or other operating model transformations or finance process-improvement
* Accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) desired
* Good understanding of financial and management accounting concepts
* Good understanding of the role of the Finance function within energy organisations, including all aspects of the finance operating model (people, data, technology)
* Understanding of the impact of the relationship between finance and other functions (risk, tax, compliance etc.)
Projects / Business Analysis
* Knowledge of and experience in formal project management methods for example Agile
* Understanding of the project lifecycle from requirements through to implementation
* Strong Business Analysis and demonstrated problem-solving skills, with an ability to work with stakeholders across all business functions to define requirements
* Ability to work with technology partners to translate these requirements into functional and technical design
* Appreciation of business and technical architecture
* Strong relationship skills with experience in a customer relationship role e.g. consulting
* Well-developed interpersonal, organisational, negotiation, problem-solving and communication skills
* Ability to professionally and effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of management
* Excellent Excel, PPT skills combined with strong data analysis experience
You will have excellent communication skills; with the ability to quickly gain credibility and build effective relationships with senior stakeholders. Strong problem-solving skills and an analytical mind-set are fundamental to success in this role. Candidates will be expected to lead the delivery of changes and must be able to deal effectively with a wide range of technical and functional delivery groups to oversee delivery.
If you are interested in flexible work and feel that you meet the above criteria then please apply by sending your Cv

26/08/2022 15:47:05
GBP 375.00 375.00

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