Finance Process Design Lead

Lusona LLP
Glasgow, UK
02 Oct 2019
09 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Process Design Lead required for the Finance Operations team of our Glasgow based client on a twelve-month fixed term contract.

Our client is transforming the way it delivers Business Services and has set up a major transformation programme to deliver the changes. You will join this programme and will support the delivery of several workstreams.

As a design lead you will work with the Programme Team and Finance Operations to develop standardised global processes and services and where appropriate, to transfer these processes to our Global Delivery Centres. Together with the Project Manager and the Change Team, you will also be responsible for implementing the changes within the Financial Operations Team and the Firm. Finance Operations includes accounts payable, cashiering, procurement and working capital management.

Your primary responsibilities will include:
  • Working with the business analysts, shared service design leads and the Working Group to deliver the detailed ‘to be’ designs for processes and the organisation.
  • Ensures the ‘to be’ design is signed off by the Working Groups and senior stakeholders within Finance
  • Act as a lead in the identification and transfer of any services into the Global Delivery Centre
  • Work with IT to ensure the system architecture supports the ‘to be’ design
  • Work with the Head of Comms and Change to ensure that the change can be implemented successfully (identify people, operational and structural challenges)
  • Work with the Head of Comms and Change to define the change plan
  • Help deliver the change plan
  • Define the benefits and work with the Programme Director and Finance to ensure there is a benefits realisation plan in place
  • Escalation point for issues pertaining to their area of expertise
  • Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders and manage their needs and concerns

You will be an experienced Finance Change professional with relevant process and improvement experience gained within a global organisation or professional services firm. Experience of having transformed P2P and O2C is preferred. This includes policy, process, system and organisation. Excellent communication skills are imperative, both orally and in writing. You will be tactful and diplomatic and able to maintain team working and interpersonal skills even under pressure. The role requires developed problem solving and decision-making skills coupled with strong influencing skills,

Salary up to £65,000 (DOE) + Group Benefits. For further information contact Stuart Ringland at Lusona Consultancy.

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