Finance Team Leader

Recruiter
RMS Recruitment
Location
Middlesbrough
Posted
01 Jul 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am working with fantastic organisation who are looking for a Finance Team Leader on a temporary basis till December 2018.

Duties

* To work alongside suppliers, Finance Teams and key stake holders to ensure the effective and efficient implementation, development and operation of the finance systems.
* To fully embrace a customer focused approach to all aspects of the business, putting customer satisfaction first.
* To manage and coordinate the Company and Agresso Support Teams and workloads including performance monitoring.
* To develop working practices / knowledge transfer within the Company and Agresso Support to ensure that knowledge across the modules is maximised within the teams and that all modules/processes can be fully supported by team members. Staff management including undertaking appraisals and drawing up personal development plans.
* To provide support to the Finance Manager in the project management and implementation of software upgrades and new system configuration and functionality with minimal disruption to the business and users across the client base.
* To be responsible for ensuring the implementation and testing of software releases from the software provider are controlled and that change control is documented in detail as part of user acceptance testing and dry runs.
* To take the lead in the delivery of key tasks relating to new client builds, year-end, closure and rollover of accounts for both internal and external clients and requiring working outside of normal business hours.
* To interpret service outcomes and assist in the identification of improvements and enhancements to the Finance systems and associated processes to most appropriately deliver those outcomes.
* To manage access to the test system ensuring testing is documented and regular live to test copies are scheduled.
* To ensure customer requirements are met when writing, producing and analysing reports and management information.
* To assist in the co-ordination of User Acceptance Testing, and the development and delivery of user and customer training
* To lead post implementation reviews and document lessons to be learnt for future implementations.
* To proactively promote and demonstrate the system to external clients and identify commercial opportunities whenever possible.
* To ensure the system complies with appropriate data protection requirements and financial regulations.
* To assist in communication with suppliers, users and ICT in relation to the finance systems
* To be a member of the Shared Services Leadership Team and contribute to organisational development initiatives
* To ensure queries, issues and complaints raised by customers / users are progressed through to resolution by taking full ownership and maintaining effective communication with relevant parties including escalation if required.
* To attend team leads meetings and provide update reports to the Finance Manager.
* To deputise for the Finance Manager as required.

If you have the relevant skills and experience then please forward your CV to be considered

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