Interim Finance Manager Hybrid
Temp/Interim Finance Manager up to £328 per day inclusive of holiday pay, based in Swindon a 3-month temporary role.
Our client, a Global Management Consultancy are working with one of their clients and are looking for a Temporary Finance Manager to start immediately based in Swindon. You are required to be in the office 2 days per week on-site and 3 from home.
As the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of 6-8 individuals responsible for the smooth transition of change from projects impacting the Finance reconciliation team.
Financial reconciliations are key to providing the business with both financial assurance and identifying and resolving member-focused incidents every single day. As well as validating the accounting decisions made each day by our systems.
The reconciliations team are recipient of multiple change projects which are run across the business, and we need to ensure that each change is managed effectively and does not impact the integrity of our reconciliations work and the accounting processes.
The Finance manager will be accountable for setting the vision, ensuring that finance reconciliation needs are represented in project change forums, assessing the impact of change on reconciliations, making decisions regarding the priority of work and influencing key stakeholders across the business. You will be responsible for leading a team that will document requirements, design reconciliation, carry out testing and help with the smooth transition of work to the reconciliations team as projects are delivered and go live.
We offer hybrid working wherever possible. More rewarding relationships are supported through our hybrid approach, bringing colleagues together across our UK-wide estate, whilst also supporting generous access to home working. We value our time in the office to solve problems, to learn, and to feel connected.
Primarily they are looking for someone from a finance background with strong leadership skills and proven experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholders and priorities.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a finance individual to diversify their knowledge base whilst performing a strategic leadership role. You will be excellent at managing stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds, both internally and externally, at all levels of the organisation. You will be skilled at generating a culture of collaboration across numerous projects and managing conflicting accountabilities.
You will be speaking to key stakeholders to assess the level of impact their projects will have on our reconciliation processes and systems. You will assess how to work effectively with each project to ensure that change is managed and delivered in a controlled and successful manner.
Attending key project meetings, you will be making key decisions on project priorities and the scope of the work being delivered, understanding how it might impact the outcome and the delivery of project objectives.
Please only apply if you have the following:
- An accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
- Experience in process improvement and efficiency
- Experience working with, or on, large strategic projects
- Strong stakeholder management and relationship-building skills, at all levels of the organisation
- The ability to make decisions independently, keeping relevant parties informed
- A pragmatic and innovative approach to problem-solving
- The ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities and identify the right course of action for the Society
- Experience in running, building and/or designing reconciliations
- Experience with Agile methodologies
- Knowledge of reconciliation systems
You must also be available immediately for an interview and to start ASAP!