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Finance Project Manager - Fixed Term Contract

Abingdon, GB, OX14 3YP

Finance

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com

Job Purpose:

As a member of the Finance team you will be directly involved in relation to revenue for the Group’s Order-to-Cash systems enhancement project, Project Netflix.  You will perform a key role in the project team covering all aspects of the project life-cycle including detailed design, UAT design & testing, as well as implementation of the new system.  You will contribute to the project through participation in a series of business wide Workshops, whiteboarding sessions and contribute during all stages.

 

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Participate and contribute to key design decisions whilst considering simplicity, standardisation and scalability
  • Provision of relevant data, documentation and process flows
  • Prepare for End User Acceptance Testing including developing use cases and samples
  • Conduct End User Acceptance Testing
  • Evaluate current processes for efficiency and help identify gaps and opportunities for improvement
  • Working closely with wider finance and Project Netflix team to contribute to best-in-class solution
  • Flexibility required to work extra hours at short notice to meet project and reporting requirements
  • Remote Work is negotiable

 

 

Skills and Experience:

 

Essential

  • Qualified accountant
  • At least 3 years relevant post qualification experience
  • The ability to organise a busy and demanding workload is essential as is the ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines, with changing priorities
  • Strong communications skills; able to develop strong working relationships outside of Finance
  • Revenue accounting experience
  • Excellent problem solving and organisational skills
  • Self-starter with drive and determination
  • Change management projects
  • Experience of performing UAT on a systems project

 

Desirable (but not essential)

 

  • In-depth Order-to-Cash processes understanding
  • Financial systems and data management experience

 

 

What’s Great About Sophos?

  • Our people are what makes Sophos special – we demonstrate shared vision, talent, innovation, and creativity, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit.
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion groups that build community within Sophos and provide internal education and advocacy (eg. Sophos Women in Tech group to improve gender parity, encourage gender-balanced leadership, and support career progression at Sophos)
  • Sophos Environment Network and employee challenges to contribute to sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint
  • Annual commitment to charity and fundraising across our global sites and volunteer days for employees to give back to local communities
  • Global trivia competitions to keep our minds sharp
  • Global Mental Health days off work for all Sophos to help employees relax and recharge
  • Monthly employee wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
  • Employee rewards and thanks, such as our free annual subscription to Calm

 

Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

 

Data Protection

If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunites at Sophos. If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights. If you have any questions about Sophos' data protection practices, please contact dataprotection@sophos.com.

At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.


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