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Finance Project Manager

Job Title: Finance Project Manager
Location: Sydney
Salary: $700+super per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3060053
Contact Name: David Coupe
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Job Published: December 04, 2019 21:31

Job Description

Global retail brand on the lookout for an experienced Finance Project Manager to join the Australian business after a major acquisition.

You will be required to drive and execute the finance workstreams of the business transformation projects for the business, including transition of finance functions, ERP and dependent system implementations as well as process standardisation.
You will act as a liaison between global streams and local team to ensure timely delivery of the projects by ensuring all project deliverables required from the local team are met timely in conjunction with relevant stakeholders in the business. You will ensure that interdependencies between the Finance streams, Business streams and Global streams are managed appropriately at all times without detrimental impact.

In addition you will manage project timelines with local team to ensure no slippage to project go-live dates. You will engage and coordinate local and UK resources to meet all project requirements and milestones including engaging people and teams, coordinating workshop resources, driving actions to meet key deliverables. You will also support the Australian Finance team in ensuring local requirements and input into Global process, and system designs are incorporated into the projects.

Finally you will develop and execute communications strategy and ensure stakeholders are informed and engaged on changes throughout the project lifecycle. You will assist in the formulation of various policies required to support the new systems and processes to ensure appropriate controls and compliance measures are in place

To be considered for this role you will have a minimum 4 years’ experience in project management in the areas of finance and accounting or related ERP areas and legal entity integration or as a finance SME in system implementation or a legal entity integration project. Professional qualification in Accounting (CA or CPA) will be highly desirable