SAP Implementation Accountant

Ref: PB/J39109

Salary: £75k - 80k per year

Location: Crawley, West Sussex, England

Type: Interim

Market: Commerce & Industry

Grafton Banks Finance is working with a large private equity backed business in Crawley to recruit an interim SAP Finance Project Manager for 12 months. The role will work as part of a large SAP programme team and will partner a division of the business through the SAP implementation. To be considered for this role you must be a qualified accountant who has worked in traditional finance roles and has involved in end to end SAP implementations and has hands on experience of UAT, data migration, and training users.

Key responsibilities:

  • Fully understand the divisions financial and reporting requirements for the new SAP system across all aspects of financial control and business performance, including:

    • Planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes

    • End-to-end processes to be implemented across the SAP GL, management accounting, fixed assets, and project modules

    • Financial control and preparation of financial statements

    • Monthly P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, and management information reporting

    • Risk management

  • Ensure the divisions requirements are embedded in the SAP design, and take a lead role in detailed testing of the solution to confirm alignment to requirements

  • Throughout the design, test and implementation phase, provide continuous support and contribution to improve current financial processes

  • Support data cleansing, mapping, and migration activities to ensure that financial data to be migrated to SAP is complete and accurate

  • Support the development of training materials and manuals and guide Finance users in their adoption of the new SAP solution and processes

  • Provide go live and post go live support to Finance users

To be considered for this role you must be a qualified accountant, ideally with group finance experience who has strong SAP experience who has worked on a SAP implementation. The role is for 12 months and is to start ASAP. Day rate candidates will also be considered.

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For further information please contact Paul Bavin on 01273 229 499, or email

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