Job Description The main purpose is the effective coordination and delivery of significant changes to our finance systems and processes. The post holder will be required to project-manage small projects or work packages within larger programmes to implement solutions. Projects may involve several teams and functions as well as technical input. Principal Responsibilities: * Work with the Finance Manager to identify possible improvements. This will require analyses of current processes, systems and data flows as well as understanding the business needs and available technologies. * Categorise improvements within the framework defined by St Peter's; small change through to large projects. * Prepare business cases as required. * Develop effective relationships within the finance team and the wider business. * Perform detailed assessments of the systems and processes affected by proposed changes; understanding all impacts of the change. Designing innovative and creative solutions to identified needs ensuring accounting integrity and process alignment. * Ensure that systems and processes enable the Hospice to continue to meet legislative requirements, support the Hospice's business needs and enable effective and efficient service delivery. * Work with the Data Analyst in ensuring effective, efficient and integrated reporting of financial and non-financial information. * Take a significant role in the management, design, delivery and implementation of finance change projects; large and small. * Utilise defined change management and project management methodologies that will ensure that finance and other business functions can fully adopt the new systems and/or processes and that the change delivers the defined benefits. * Support the implementation plans including staff training, support to user acceptance testing, writing process notes and addressing any issues or concerns that arise. * Monitor deliverables and ensure timely completion of projects and small changes. * Develop and maintain a mechanism for clearly tracking expected benefits and feedback any learning into current or upcoming projects. * Prepare project proposals and business cases, project highlight reports and benefits realisation tracking reports for delivery to the Finance Manager and Finance Director. * Stay up-to-date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernise systems, and be able to advise on options for improving systems or processes. * Perform other duties as required by the Finance Manager.
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