Interim Head of Finance Shared Services

Interim Head of Finance Shared Services

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    GRG Executive Search

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  • Salary:

    £750 - £1000 per day + Outside IR35

  • Contact:

    Dan Edwards

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Interim Head of Finance Shared Services - West Midlands - £750-£1000 per day outside IR35 - 6 Months

I have an immediate requirement with a West Midlands based client for a candidate to take the lead role in a Shared Service Centre in a turnaround situation. Reporting directly to the FD, this will require a Director/Head of SSC who has moved into the interim market to turn around challenged SSC's. You will be fully responsible for the day-to-day management of the Shared Service Centre and the related teams as well as delivering the levels of transformation required to move the SSC into a business-as-usual state.

Key tasks:

  • Deliver the vision and lead the teams successfully through the change agenda
  • Bring immediate focus to cash-flow (weekly review)
  • Significant process improvement required across P2P, O2C and R2R
  • Team management
  • Reset baseline of individual responsibilities and expectations across the team
  • Team structure review
  • Cultural turnaround to reduce attrition to acceptable levels
  • Deliver a training schedule to move the team to best practice capability
  • Develop direct line reports (heads of) in line with leadership expectations

The candidate:

I am looking for a qualified finance professional with an SSC specialism who has moved into the interim market to deliver step change within SSC's. This is a player manager role and will suit a candidate that can move seamlessly between operational detail to strategising with the SLT. You will need to be able to demonstrate strong leadership with in a mid-sized SSC that has gone through a significant and challenging journey.

This is not a remote role and will require five days per week on site, this may relax down to four once specific objectives and milestones have been delivered.

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