Finance Manager (Systems)

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
16 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for the following exciting role in Banbury;

Job title:

Finance Manager - MI Development

Do you have experience of implementing systems and enjoy working within a project driven environment? If you have answered yes then I have the perfect role for you. My client is looking for candidates who have solid experience of implementing, upgrading and enhancing systems, who come from a Financial background and want to work for one of the UK's most desired brand

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • To provide financial and operational management information aligned to the company dashboard
  • Develop appropriate working and delivery model with other MI and IS teams to ensure successful business focused implementations of solutions.
  • Develop a well governed, standardised, but flexible reporting suite that allows end users to view the right information and drill through to understand the reasons behind underlying trends.
  • Develop appropriate working and delivery model with other MI and IS teams to ensure successful business focused implementations of solutions.
  • Manage handover of completed solutions to the MI Prod team.
  • Liaising with IT to provide adequate management information systems & processes
  • Ensure Data Governance procedures are adequate, fully understood
  • To fulfil the Systems Accountant role for the global planning and forecasting system, working with the Planning Manager and Finance Business Partners in a virtual team to deliver the annual budget, operating plan and forecasts.
  • To lead a Centre of Excellence focused on delivering a robust support and subject matter capability around the global planning and forecasting system

Overview of person

  • Strong customer focus - demonstrates and understanding of our internal customers, stakeholders and their needs, requirements and motivators
  • Risk Management - to understand our systems and processes
  • Demonstrates strong decision-making with the ability to guide, persuade, challenge others and accept their challenge
  • Shows a good understanding of the financial services industry
  • Uses previous experience coupled with an understanding of the business and customer requirements to define solutions that meet the customer need.
  • Demonstrates strong numeric and analytical competencies with ability to derive and present conclusions from disparate and varied sources of data.
  • At ease in researching and converting data into analytical reports. Possess the ability to translate to all levels

Key knowledge and experience

  • Essential
  • Ideally a qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA accountant, you will have excellent analytical, reporting and investigative skills, be intellectually robust and communicate fluently and effectively at all levels
  • Qualifications - A recognised accountancy qualification.
  • Experience - financial services environment
  • Experience in working with third party vendors as part of a virtual team to collaborate on business as usual support and tactical developments
  • Demonstrable experience of developing reports that support key business decisions and actionable outcomes.
  • Exposure to business change / transformation projects
  • A genuine team player with first-class communication and presentation skills
  • Previous experience working in an analysis role.
  • Provide MI / Analytical leadership for high-value departmental and corporate activities

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