Head of Financial Shared Services

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    Charity & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £48000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Taylor

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    18 Months

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  • Client:

    Robertson Bell

Robertson Bell Finance are searching for a Head of Financial Shared Services to join a large, market leading International Development organisation. The role is based in central London and is an 18-month FTC

Some of the key responsibilities are as follows.

  • Play the lead role in the business transformation project, identifying issues within the transactional finance function and implementing new processes and policies as well as new systems.
  • Leading the purchase ledger team through a key period of change with the end goal being a paperless process whilst supervising them on a day to day basis.
  • Take responsibility for the management of the Financial Shared Services team.
  • UK and International payroll (multi-currency) and liaising with overseas team members.
  • Liaising with global partners to help improve compliance processes on an international basis.
  • Giving technical advice and training around implemented policies and procedures to people across all areas of the organisation.

To be considered for this post you must be a fully qualified accountant with experience managing a purchase ledger team. A proven track record in change management is essential, particularly around system implementation projects. The successful candidate will ideally have a good understanding of Sun or Agresso systems.

This role is moving extremely quickly and requires someone with no more than a one-week notice period.