Finance Systems Implementation Project Manager

Start date: Subject to notice period DOE Flexible

Role Summary

We are looking to recruit a Finance Systems Implementation Project Manager to take responsibility for leading the selection, installation, configuration, and roll-out of a multi-currency financial accounting and reporting package for the group. 

Duration

Fixed 12 month contract

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and confirm with stakeholders the key requirements for the new finance system.

  • Preparation of a shortlist of systems and software advisers for consideration by the finance department.

  • Manage the selection process

  • Prepare an agreed timetable for the implementation of the system

  • Manage the configuration of the system to support the agreed requirements.

  • Manage the implementation so that upgrades can be incorporated seamlessly and new modules added efficiently as appropriate.

  • Manage user acceptance testing for the new system

  • Manage the migration of data from the existing reporting system to the new system

  • Oversee and co-ordinate the training plan for staff

  • Assist in the development of the reporting capabilities of the new system. 

  • Project leadership 

Experience

  • Implementation of financial reporting systems

  • Experienced finance professional (5+ years) 

  • Experience in the insurance-related sector is preferred

  • Exposure to International business and multi-currency ledgers 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels across the business functions and influence senior management/directors and wider stakeholders

  • Strong planning and organisational skills, as well as excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work on own initiative and to manage own workload against tight deadlines

Joining Aventum:

Headquartered in London, but with offices internationally, Aventum (formerly Direct Insurance Group) is a niche Reinsurance, Underwriting and Wholesale business with key markets in Asia, Ireland, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, United States and the UK. Founded in 1996 as a regional UK-focused retail broker, the Group now operates globally with a team of around 200 skilled professionals. Group premiums are now in excess of $600 million. The Company continues to grow year on year. Within the group, insurance solutions are provided under a number of distinct brands.

Our teams are diverse in nature, reflecting the markets where we do business. Teams are empowered and enabled to make decisions, meaning that the Company remains an agile player in its markets. We are one family of employees that listens and values ideas and innovation. As the business continues to grow, the Company offers outstanding scope to develop and build a rewarding, successful career.

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