Phoenix are delighted to be exclusively retained as a Globally recognised business. This role is a Senior Finance appointment and will be the Lead in a business defining transformation project.
The successful candidate will act as the primary point of contact for all areas of Finance in respect to this project and will be responsible for onboarding the new strategic initiatives for the business into all areas of Finance whilst ensuring that the commercial objectives of the business are met.
This person will hold ultimate responsibility for delivering for the vision of Finance. Working with the Heads of the business in steering committees representing finance's needs.
- The Project lead will represent finance on the strategic project and be responsible for execution, management and delivery of the finance workstream.
- Develop process vision, strategy and objectives for the end?to?end process focusing on delivering significant improvements in the productivity, efficiency and effectiveness;
- Build successful relationships with key stakeholders in Store Development, Property, New Markets, Technology, Internal Control, Financial Reporting and Finance Business Partnering to help drive the transformation of the process
- Coordinate design and delivery of relevant finance process improvements in a seamless fashion, by collaborating with the other Global Process Owners, key finance stakeholders and senior leadership across the business
Accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent)
5+ years experience that spans finance and / or transformation / project delivery roles
Excellent communication skills combined with strong financial acumen, a broad understanding of various finance functions and project management skills are expected
Strong breadth of experience in finance roles, focussed on either accounting or project delivery.
Excellent project management skills - demonstrated ability to manage projects and teams.
Experience with systems set-up/changes a distinct advantage.