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Ken Harbourne

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Digital Finance Transformation Associate Director

€80000 - €98000 per annum Pension, Health, Bonus

My client, a very successful global consulting organisation with exciting growth plans, are seeking a key hire with experience bringing digital technologies and new financial operating models to their clients. You will join a new Digital Finance team as a central player helping shape and build the business which in turn offers an enormous opportunity for rapid career growth and exposure to every aspect of the business. The central responsibility of this new team is to assist CFOs to address some of the key challenges they face today. My client is open to hiring someone at Manager or Associate Director level.

As a Digital Finance Transformation Associate Director or Manager, you will:

  • Lead project teams engaged in the successful delivery of a wide range of Digital Finance initiatives aligning finance with business strategy.
  • Develop Digital Finance strategies by assessing a client's business challenges/needs/gaps, diagnosing the root problems and recommending an approach.
  • Create strategies and blueprints that define end-to-end finance processes (e.g., Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, Record to Report) and harness the power of robotic process automation, machine learning, and/or artificial intelligence to accelerate transaction processing.
  • Partner with client and Accenture project team to blueprint and design end-to-end Cloud ERP and Enterprise Value business solutions.
  • Participate in and lead all aspects of the proposal development process.
  • Excel in a client-facing environment with delivery and functional skills. Able to approach Finance & Accounting complexities in an informed, structured and innovative way.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding in one or more of the key areas within Finance and Accounting:


Finance Function - strong understanding of the end to end Finance Processes and Financial Reporting functions:

  • Record to Report, Order to Cash, Procure to Pay
  • FP&A Reporting & Risk and Treasury Reporting
  • General Ledger Standardisation, Architecture and Strategy
  • Chart of Accounts re-design

Finance Systems: Strong knowledge of financial management systems and technical ERP environments- experience in implementing ERP cloud solutions (S4Hana, Oracle Cloud Financials); experience with other Finance technologies such as Blackline, Anaplan, Analytic Tools, etc.

Fluency in Finance - Ability to evaluate and comprehend data and analytics reporting functions. Experience with platforms such as Tableau, Power BI and QlikView is valued.

Intelligent Automation - experience and ability to understand core finance capabilities and challenges that relate to AI, Robotics, Blockchain and other areas within Digital Finance.

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This position was pPosted on 12 Mar 2020

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