Test Lead (Finance Background) at Acutest, London, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Jun 20, 2022
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Acutest, part of Trustmarque, is a specialist testing consultancy focused on testing software, business processes and IT solutions. Our objective is to help our customers achieve the benefits of their technology-enabled change faster. With an enviable portfolio of blue chip clients our consultants are engaged on some of the most interesting and high-profile projects taking place across the UK right now. Our clients come from a range of industry sectors including, amongst others, financial services, media, retail, public sector, and telecommunications. Every day you will likely use a solution assured by Acutest.

Acutest is a leading software testing consultancy. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced test analyst from a Finance or Accounting background to join one of our teams on a contract basis.

We are seeking an experienced Test Lead from a Finance or Accounting background who can oversee and add to the testing and support of supplier test teams in their testing. In addition to test leadership from a Financial background, you must be able understand end of day processing and finance account postings, as well as be able to interpret results of accounts operations tests in the finance system eg impact on the General Ledger of a reversal or cooling off.

As well as the team leading skills, we would expect you to have strong testing skills including:

  • System, E2E and regression testing
  • Writing and executing test cases
  • Producing requirements and test plan
  • Support the Test Manager in the implementation and execution of the Test Strategy
  • Conduct reviews on key projects, design and test documentation
  • Facilitate risk-based based analysis of specification documents, liaising with business users and technical staff
  • Create test plans for individual projects
  • Liaise with third party suppliers, vendors and stakeholders
  • Lead a team of test analysts in the creation and execution of test cases
  • Collaborate with project team members and subject matter experts to define and create test data
  • Work with key stakeholders to enable them to make informed decisions about the quality of the product under test
  • Communicate well with client and supplier teams
  • Inspire and motivate others to undertake change
  • Take part in the wider Acutest community

Clearly, excellent communications are essential - we expect you to converse at the highest level through both verbal and written methods.

Please send your CV to be considered.