Finance Transformation - Senior Manager

Location Belfast, Northern Ireland
Discipline: Strategy, Transformation and Change
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Matthew Godfrey

Contact email: matthew@godfreynorth.com
Contact phone: 07525 413 563
Job ref: MG102
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 30 September 2021

​We are working with a local consulting business that is expanding its Consulting practice in Belfast. They are seeking to recruit a high achieving candidate to be part of their growing business.  and are looking for a Senior Manager level for their Finance Transformation team. The team has a focus on Finance Operating Model Transformation, Business Performance Management, and Digital Finance Transformation.

 Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a client engagement team with diverse skills and backgrounds.

  • Develop in an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment.

  • Deliver high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels.  Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery.

  • Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Understand the business and its service lines and assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks.

  • Contribute to PI Finance practice development specifically in the areas of operations, marketing activities and training

 Applicants must have the following:

  • A minimum of 8-10 years experience delivering change in a Finance function environment – gained either from prior experience in consulting or through a track record of delivering change/transformation projects in industry (Preferred industry experience include Life Sciences, Utilities, Public Sector, and Consumer Business)

  • Strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in a finance/accounting, business or project related area

  • MBA, ACCA/CIMA and/or PMP/Prince2 qualification are an advantage

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following packages is required: SAP S/4 HANA, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, Oracle ERP, Oracle Hyperion Planning, Anaplan, Tableau, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere

  • Strong process improvement experience in one or two of the following areas:

    • Transactional processing: Order to Cash; Procure to Pay; Record to Report

    • Financial planning and analysis: Budgeting/Planning and Reporting

  • Experience delivering business change in one or more of the following areas would be expected:

    • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations including participation in planning, business case, and design phases – as a subject matter expert in the area of finance and accounting

    • Business Performance Management (BPM) implementations including participation in planning, business case, and design phases – as a subject matter expert in the area of financial planning and analysis

    • Programme/project management for large scale business transformation

    • Reporting transformation using Business Intelligence, data analytics and visualisation tools

    • Robotic Process Automation