Financial Process Improvement Analyst - Dundee

Industry & Commerce - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 3056 Date Posted: Monday 18 Nov 2019
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A fantastic opportunity for a collaborative and relationship focused accountant on a 2 year FTC basis. You must have a strong background in processes and controls and have a strong grasp of data flows.

The Company 

A growing company in the Dundee area with a collegiate and positive culture is embarking on a change programme to enhance its process and controls. The organisation is complex in structure and geography and therefore you'll be self-motived and have the ability to thrive in a dynamic changing environment

The Role 

This role will review the current finance activities with a view to automate and improve processes, increase efficiency and reduce processing time and errors. The role will be heavily focused on identifying and implementing opportunities for improvement, automating tasks, leverage existing technologies and where possible standardising items.



  • Understanding the month end and global consolidation processes and identify opportunties to streamline activites.
  • Understand data flows and other finance processes with the aim of developing and implementing improvements.
  • Enhance reporting capabilities and minimising manual intervention by automation.
  • Identify root cause of data errors and implement process improvements and controls to eliminate.
  • Working across the Finance and HR Teams to develop accurate headcount reporting processes.
  • Improve client revenue and incentive reporting.
  • Focus on bringing together Management Reporting and Statutory Accounting to ensure both activites are more closely aligned.
  • Document and formalise finance processes, controls, timetables and responsibilities.
  • Help drive the annual budget process, ensuring key targets are met in line with the business planning timetable.

The Person 

  • An Accountancy qualification (or qualified by experience)
  • A good track record of process improvements and efficiency
  • Strong Excel skills (complex formulas)
  • Strong Finance systems experience would be advantageous
  • Experience of Microsoft Visio would be advantageous but not essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to achieve buy-in from various stakeholders and collaboration of other team members
  • The ability to manipulate large amounts of information and articulate back to stakeholders in a clear manner
  • Problem solving, questioning mind-set always thinking about continuous improvement