Senior Manager/ Director - EPM Planning (CFO Advisory) - SystemsAccountants

Applying for Senior Manager/ Director - EPM Planning (CFO Advisory)

Context of the role?

Join a leading top tier consulting partner as a Director/ Senior Manager grade within their CFO Advisory practice.

The practice has a great pipeline of major finance transformation projects, particularly within the FP&A/ xP&A domain. Hence, I am partnering with them to help them further build this practice within the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) market.

I am particularly interested in speaking with professionals with expertise across tools like CCH Tagetik, OneStream, Anaplan, SAP EPM (SAC, Group Reporting), etc.

What will I be doing?

  • with CFOs to define their project needs, specifically around FP&A and Controlling process
  • the client roadmap and continue to innovate going forward
  • the CFO to become more strategic and leverage data and technology to improve decision-making
  • design new Target Operating Models and functional roadmaps for the business
  • knowledge of roles, core functions and typical procedures of the Finance function for supporting development of recommendations to identify, select and deploy the most suitable solutions (quick-wins, process reengineering, tools and organization)
  • with technical partners and consultants to ensure their delivery meets the right specifications
  • client stakeholder needs and requests, be the interface to the business
  • clients on best practice and provide guidance on industry best practice
  • the practice through mentoring junior team members and ensure effective knowledge transfer across departments
  • project timelines and deadlines
  • new projects within clients and propose new ideas to help formulate the client roadmap – develop new commercial activities
  • trust-based and long-term relationships with clients and partners
  • high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • exceptional client service, driving high performance from people
  • by example and establish confident relationships
  • key objectives for clients and the firm; align people to objectives and set priorities and direction

What background and skills will I require?

  • University degree in Finance, Controlling, Business or Tech related fields
  • At least 8 years of professional experience, ideally with consulting experience in Big4 or related top tier consulting/ systems integrator firms delivering international projects
  • Leadership experience, building and leading teams on finance transformation projects
  • Strong knowledge of Finance, FP&A and Controlling processes
  • Confident communicator who can take clients on a journey
  • Project management experience is an asset
  • Big picture thinking and strong Transformation mindset!
  • Fluency in English

Why apply?

The position offers a clear career pathway to progress through the well-established management structure. As the team continues to grow, there is scope to progress into leadership roles and opportunities are arising for high performing individuals to be recognized with fast-track promotion in setting up new departments! The team is incredibly international and welcoming, as well as creating a high achieving and ambitious mindset.

How do I apply?

Click the link or message Geoff Coleman from SA via for more information!

Who we are?

SystemsAccountants is a leading global Financial Systems, Analytics, and Transformation recruitment company. We provide permanent & contractor recruitment solutions to enable clients to implement, support, develop, run & optimise, ERP, ERP and Analytics systems as well as finance transformation programmes including ESG topics. We source and screen finance systems professionals on a global basis. Unlike typical search & selection firms, our consultants have an international reach, which ensures that our clients and candidates receive market insight along with a tailored service.

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