Head of Financial Services

Head of Financial Services

Our client is a leading and successful multi-site FMCG manufacturer. Embarking on long-term projects to improve financial and business systems across the all divisions has created the need to recruit a senior accountant.

The successful candidate will manage the Financial Service centre, ensuring the efficient and cost-effective provision of financial services across the UK business units.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Head of Financial Services will ensure delivery of the following:

  • Financial Services centre managed within agreed budget & performance parameters
  • Adherence to customer service level agreements
  • Create monthly KPI’s and circulate to wider business
  • SOX (and SAP) compliant processes
  • Prompt and accurate payment of employees
  • Suppliers paid according to terms
  • Timely and accurate invoicing of customers

The candidate:

  • Degree level education with experience of managing a shared service centre, 3-5 years minimum
  • Commitment to customer service and total quality management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – good judgement and proven leadership skills
  • Strategic ability and commercial acumen
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of ERP packages
  • Strong experience in budgeting & analysis.
  • Strong change/project management experience.
  • Effective people manager with focus on teamwork, collaboration and reward
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, under pressure, and with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Must be comfortable in an environment of changing technologies and processes and demonstrate flexibility in adjusting to new ways of working.
  • Excellent problem/resolution skills and an understanding of when, how, and where to escalate cases as required to meet defined

A competitive remuneration and benefits package commensurate with the seniority of this position is available for the right candidate, details are available on request.

To find out more, please submit a comprehensive CV which should clearly demonstrate how you are suited to this role, including your remuneration expectations through the link here. Alternatively, please call Pat O’Kane 07768 262758 or Conor MacNamara 07968 160122 / 0283025 2407 in strict confidence. We are an agency acting for this employer based on Co. Armagh.

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