Chart of Accounts Lead - FMCG and Retail Client

Job Title: Chart of Accounts Lead - FMCG and Retail Client
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £800 - £1000 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: 2507_1564075991
Contact Name: Max Oakley
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Chart of Accounts Lead - FMCG and Retail Client


12 Month contract


Finance Transformation, Retail, FCMG, Finance Lead, Finance Manager, Finance Controller, Chart of Accounts, Charted Accounts, COA, Implementation, design, development Accounts, Chart of Accounts, COA, Record to Report, R2R

Our leading UK FMCG and Retail Client are undergoing a major finance transformation programme and require a Finance Transformation Lead to lead the design and implementation of a single chartered accounts that cover the entire business.

They need someone who has an exceptional understanding of Charted Accounts development and has the ability to work with stakeholders across large matrix environments.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To lead the transformation piece to establish single chartered accounts that cover the entire group.
  • Design and implement chartered accounts
  • Chartered accounts development
  • Lead common chart of accounts (COA) design, development, mapping and adoption
  • Local record to report (R2R) processes review and mapping to global COA in line with standardised business process
  • All end to end financial process design
  • Map critical processes are, what issues that=at need to be resolved
  • Identify opportunities and define what solution should be
  • Profit optimisation

Experience Required:

  • Chartered Accounts development - design, mapping and adoption
  • Has designed and implemented chartered accounts
  • Finance background / qualified accountant is highly desirable.
  • Experience of Global Back Office Transformation / Finance Transformation programmes is highly desirable.
  • Industry or Consulting background will be considered.
  • 10-15 years relevant experience