R2R Global Process Owner
£120K + bonus and benefits
The business is based in Yorkshire but this particular role can be based in the North or South.
My client is a FTSE 250 listed business and they are creating a new finance shared service centre in the North West. They are undergoing a major finance transformation of its current finance TOM to shift heads out of divisional finance functions and into a group SSC..As part of this transformation they are creating a record to report global process owner role to take ownership and accountability for continuous improvement, process performance management, identification of pain points and removal of bottlenecks.
Reporting to the group finance controller day to day you will work closely with various stakeholders including the P2P GPO, O2C GPO, Project COE and other transactional teams to deliver consistent design, deployment, process improvements and better financial control whilst ensuring cost effectiveness across the record to report processes.
More specifically you will be responsible for the global design and adoption establishing a clear vision for global R2R processes; defining processes, policies, procedures and systems and developing the global strategy. Compliance will play a major part of the role ensuring financial accounting data quality standards are properly defined and data integrity maintained. You will also be in charge of achieving operational excellence holding yourself responsible and accountable for continuous improvement.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in an R2R GPO role ideally from a FTSE 250 business. Strong knowledge and hands on functional experience in R2R processes such as transactional ledger management, intercompany accounting, fixed assets ,capex accounting, statutory reporting and so on. Experience of R2R process architecture, process change and change management will also be a must to succeed in this role. You will be required to travel to India frequently for this role especially during the first 18 months as the business has a sizeable finance function over there so previous offshore experience will be highly advantageous.
Please don't hesitate to get in touch or apply for the role. My client is looking to move quickly with first interviews to be held in January.