Finance Operations Manager

Recruiter
Holden Jones
Location
South East London
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A growing, global marketing business is seeking to add to their UK finance team, with a talented individual who can take on a wide range of tasks that centre on Supplier / Debtor Query Management, Supplier Contract Management and system efficiencies.
Duties will include:
  • Being the point of contact between the overseas finance shared service centre and all local management / operations in relation to creditors and debtors queries, liaising with Key Account Managers to achieve the optimal cash position
  • Manage the company cash flow through understanding the breakdown of cash received and payment run requirements on a weekly and immediate basis, ensuring no disruption to operations.
  • Manage and review key supplier relationships
  • Manage and improve overhead supplier relationships including all contractual arrangements
  • Liaising with the Legal department for contract review
  • Review all spend and identify and deliver improvements across the business in terms of value for money.
  • Manage the tendering process of relevant spend categories.
  • Drive efficiencies and effectiveness across all spend and processes
  • Be the internal sponsor for developments and utilisation of the accounting system.
  • Manage all global insurances, including renewal process for the whole group
Experience of efficiently handling supplier and customer queries and possibly have some exposure to procurement best practice and contract review. First class communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential to being effective in this role, as are proven negotiation skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy, particularly in the provision of information to senior management. Excellent Microsoft office skills, specifically Excel to pivot table / LookUp level and an affinity to technology and systems improvements. Excellent, fun working environment and a progressive benefits package.