At Xledger you will have the opportunity to work for a hugely successful international software company at an exciting time of growth. This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced manager looking for a new challenge.

We offer an amazing working environment and take pride in putting our staff first. Having recently achieved Great Place to Work and Excellence in Wellbeing accreditation, as well as coming 2nd place in the Great Place to Work in Tech (Small Category) UK list for 2020, we are proud of our strong office culture and provide an extensive perks list (including company health insurance, monthly staff recognition awards and regular paid-for socials, to name a few). Our new office space, which we moved into in October 2020, provides an exceptional office space, including a bespoke designed multi-functional office space, a games area and Bristol’s largest roof terrace. Our culture has a big emphasis on professional and personal development, and our flexible approach to working is just one of the many reasons why we have such a strong staff retention rate. By joining our UK team, you will be in a unique position to influence the continued growth and development of the company whilst joining a friendly, professional and motivated team.

Xledger is a leading provider of cloud ERP solutions in Bristol. Alongside our business success, we make efforts to give back to the local community. Through our sponsorship of the Bristol Sport Academy, we run an internship programme to support young people discovering the world of work and support training and development of young athletes at Ashton Gate Stadium. We gift staff two charity days annually, on which they can assist charitable causes in and around Bristol during working days, and make efforts to reduce our carbon footprint.

The role

In this varied and exciting role, you will manage a team of experienced consultants and project managers delivering high-quality software implementation to our growing customer base. You will be involved in consulting and project management, working alongside the team members you manage in order to deliver projects on time. As a member of the management team, you will have proven experience of leading teams and will be instrumental in maintaining our excellent office culture.

You will have a strong business understanding and a passion for new technology, with implementations both locally and nationally. There will also be the opportunity for travel (post-COVID!) and to share your expertise across our other offices in Scandinavia and the USA. You will be a qualified or part-qualified accountant, preferably with a track record of managing teams delivering successful ERP implementations and managing system integrations. Thriving on new challenges and working in a dynamic working environment, you will be a team player in an environment where colleagues support each other.

Main responsibilities

  • Managing a team of consultants, including:
    • Reviewing weekly 15Five wellbeing questionnaires
    • Holding regular 121 meetings, in addition to quarterly reviews and annual reviews
    • Managing holiday allocations
    • Approving timesheets and expenses
    • Providing ad hoc support as and when required
  • Attending monthly Management Team meetings
  • Acquiring an in-depth knowledge of the Xledger product
  • Managing the implementation of Xledger for new customers
  • Ensuring implementations follow best practice, helping customers streamline their business processes
  • Implementation of project management
  • Driving implementation projects to deliver measurable business benefits as identified in the pre-sales process
  • Managing third party relationships
  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and within scope
  • Reporting to the Head of Professional Services, submitting weekly timesheets and 15Five wellbeing questionnaires
  • Running implementation workshops
  • Input into development priorities, in particular relation to UK-specific accounting requirements
  • Assistance with presales support

Essential qualifications and experience

  • Project management
  • Experience of managing and leading a team
  • Part qualified accountant (AAT, ACCA, ICAEW or CIMA)
  • Experience of implementing ERP systems such as Unit4/Agresso, Microsoft, SAP, Sage 200, Netsuite and Oracle, whether as an external consultant or from the customer side
  • Practical experience in one or more of the following business areas:
    • Management and financial accounting
    • Project management, project accounting, project billing
    • Multi-currency reporting, multi-company accounting and consolidation
    • Purchasing, stock accounting and ordering
  • Strong understanding of basic business processes
  • Strong IT technical skills and understanding
  • Full UK driving licence and access to own car

Desired qualifications and experience

  • Fully qualified accountant (AAT, ACCA, ICAEW or CIMA)
  • Experience of implementing ERP systems such as Unit4/Agresso, Microsoft, SAP, Sage 200, Netsuite and Oracle, whether as an external consultant or from the customer side
  • Experience in all of the following business areas:
    • Management and financial accounting
    • Project management, project accounting, project billing
    • Multi-currency reporting, multi-company accounting and consolidation
    • Purchasing, stock accounting and ordering

Personal characteristics

  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate themselves and others
  • Service-minded and solution focused
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Accurate and structured
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams
  • Flexibility and the willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken business English

Apply

If you think this is the right role for you then please send your CV and Cover letter to rebecca.loveys@xledger.co.uk