Finance Operations Manager

Recruiter
Redmill Resourcing
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£39,000 - £48,000 - Negotiable
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Redmill Consulting’s prestigious client is currently looking for a Finance Operations Manager for an exciting contact position. This role will ideally suit a skilled Manager who is hand-on in their approach with a good understanding of controls. Candidates should be skilled in managing a varied team with an understanding of process improvement. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an influential role developing a Finance function, and supporting an organisation in the complex, challenging and rapidly developing sector, this could be the role for you. JOB As Finance Operations Manager you will have the opportunity to be involved with the following: • Reporting to the Group Financial Controller you will provide strategic finance leadership & direction in relation to all of the core transaction processing activities this will include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll/Pensions & Treasury • Managing the teams responsible for the provision of the above • Developing & delivering departmental strategy, policy & operational plans • Ensuring that accounts, financial processes & accounting systems have appropriate reconciliations, checks & controls in place to ensure robustness, integrity & conformity to regulations, standards & policies • Optimising improvements to the working capital position through effective leadership of cash, aged creditors & debtors • Producing cash flow forecasts, including a rolling 5 year detailed cash flow • Liaising with bankers & holding a detailed understanding of the structure & content of the loan & bank account portfolio • Leading strategic improvements to the efficiency & effectiveness of both the finance operations processes & controls but also to the end to end processes that these support. This will include effective metrics reporting, process mapping & responsibility definition & reinforcement, system development & improving & developing & coordinating cross process initiatives YOU You will be skilled and/or qualified in the following: • Being a Qualified Accountant is essential • Demonstrable experience of managing a finance team in a large, complex organisation • Demonstrable experience of managing a large team containing experienced professionals would be strongly preferred • Hands on in your approach with a strong knowledge of transactional processes • Skilled in liaising with, managing & influencing stakeholders with a range of experience and personalities • Degree qualification would be highly preferable • Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills are vital to this role • Strong IT skills Should this role be of interest please apply by attaching your most up to date CV. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact one of our specialist Consultants directly.