Finance Manager - Hatfield

LA International
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our telecoms client are looking for a Finance Manager to work on an initial 6 month contract based in Hatfield.

You will work as part of the Customer Billing - Credit Risk and Fraud department, supporting and protecting the growth of the Consumer segment with a focus on analysis and accurate forecasting of bad debt.

Responsibilities will include:

*Accountable for driving ongoing improvements to Consumer bad debt forecasting and reporting, through rigorous analysis and engagement with Credit Risk & Fraud, Group Finance and Consumer stakeholders;
*Identify the drivers of actual bad debt performance and trends by working closely with key stakeholders in Credit Risk & Fraud and Consumer;
*Review of bad debt processes, provision rates and calculations to increase accuracy of bad debt management and reduce risk. Documentation of provisions, processes and policies.
*Develop Reporting pack on Bad Debt Provisions. Present and agree revised reporting with stakeholders, automate and work with offshore resource to implement.
*Review of Debt reporting and MIS. Recommend, and agree the implementation and delivery of MIS changes needed to improve accuracy of bad debt reporting and provisions. Document assumptions.
*Lead on review and standardisation of working files and month-end journals, ensuring Sarbox controls in place.
*Understand impact of IFRS15/IFRS9 implementation and lead on any changes required to processes/policies.
*Feed in analysis and insight into the monthly reporting of actuals to the Consumer CFO;
*Ability to work independently and accurately, using initiative to prioritise and direct analysis;
*Represent Credit Risk in key commercial and governance meetings, providing the insight which helps drive commercial decisions and credit risk policy within Consumer;
*Establish and maintain key relationships including senior management, peers in Credit Risk & Fraud and Consumer Finance.

Applicants should have the following experience in order to be considered:

*Experienced, flexible and driven manager. Experience of managing projects
*Qualified accountant, with Degree level or equivalent.
*Must have experience in the Telecommunications domain
*Ideally have experience of high volume consumer credit risk environment (policies/strategies/systems/processes)
*Excellent Excel, analytical, problem solving, and communication skills.
*Evidence of influencing senior stakeholders and informing senior management and leadership decisions
*Excellent management and leadership skills in a highly pressurised environment

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.
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