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Project Accountant / Finance Manager – Dublin, Ireland – 11 Month Contract

Nicholas Howard are delighted to be recruiting for a new and exciting role as a Project Accountant / Finance Manager.

Based in Dublin, responsibilities include the following: –

  • Drive and lead project execution from Entity Finance team for Legal Entity Optimisation and SAP implementation project.
  • Act as a single point of contact to stakeholders and the SAP implementation / LEO project teams from Finance.
  • Work with the business SMEs and IT to ensure the detailed system requirements are understood, captured, and implemented.
  • Ensure the system is designed and implemented to ensure fit for purpose.
  • Provide data requested by IT / SAP / LEO teams from legacy finance systems in the process of new systems implementation.
  • Drive migration of data from finance side from legacy system to SAP system.
  • Provide updates as and when required to Finance stakeholders.
  • Effective relationship management between key Finance / non Finance stakeholders.
  • Coordinate between cross functional teams in a fast-paced environment to ensure various parts of the organisation are aligned, and the implementation requirements are fulfilled.
  • Be able to escalate issues through appropriate channels as necessary.
  • Be responsible for User Acceptance Testing from Finance.
  • Act as SME.
  • Manage the implementation of change with the business using change management best practice to ensure effective adoption.
  • Keep good relationship with the TBS team and maintain an open and honest communication.
  • Other ad-hoc project related work as required.

Education & Experience:

  • Professional Accounting qualification preferred (ACA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent).
  • Good working knowledge of SAP essential. SAP IT knowledge not required.
  • Pharma experience preferred.
  • Highly motivated individual capable of a strong and quick understanding of issues.
  • Hands on individual used to be the “owner” of accounts contents and understanding.
  • An individual that works independently with the ability to learn quickly.
  • A highly structured individual from a communication standpoint (oral and written).
  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully.
  • Comfortable dealing with an expected level of ambiguity.
  • Must be capable of working in fast-paced, self-directed, and changing environment.
  • Can effectively cope with change.
  • Can work on competing projects successfully.
  • Fosters open dialogue.
  • Makes decisions in a timely manner.

To be considered for this position please apply below.