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Finance Transformation Project Manager

Finance Transformation Project Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Transformation

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Mark Freyd

  • Contact email:

    markfreyd@grgexecsearch.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH13892_1551199312

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-28

  • Consultant:

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Finance Transformation Project Manager

£70K + benefits

Central Birmingham

My client is a leading financial services business based in the centre of Birmingham. As they embark on a significant finance change programme they are looking for this new hire to join the business to identify, define and track continuous improvement opportunities as well as make sure the right governance is in place to as existing and new processes are defined.

The business is looking at replacing its general ledger platform; their existing FPFP&A reporting, their cost centre structure; their data and data warehouse capability and how they manage their data. This is a flavour of some of the ongoing change across their finance function.

Day to day you will be identifying CI opportunities, Execute transition management ensuring business as usual activity is maintained during periods of change. You will be responsible for aligning the training needs of the Group Finance function. You will manage the development and implementation of new financial software as well as provide risk and issue management across the change programme.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant by trade (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) as an important aspect of the role will be to understand what fit for purpose finance processes look like. You will be a certified project manager (Prince 2) and have demonstrable experience working and leading finance change projects. Communication and interpersonal skills must be there in abundance as well in order to manage and influence senior stakeholders effectively across the wider business.

Please don't hesitate to send me your CV, apply for the role or call me for a further discussion in confidence. This is a super opportunity to join one of the industry leaders in their field.

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