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Head of Finance Operations

Hays Senior Finance
Birmingham, England, West Midlands
GBP350.00 - GBP450.00 per day
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

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Education and training
Salary band
£300 - £450 per day, over £450 per day
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Interim Head of Finance Operations for a large public sector organisation for a 3-4 month period. Hybrid

Your new company

You will be working for a large public services organisation who provide educational services.

Your new role

You will be responsible for the Transactional Finance Team and specifically the AR , AP & Treasury functions for the organisation. There is a great team of 11 people reporting into you.

You will be responsible for :

  • Maintaining delivery financial operations that are fit for purpose in the context of supporting their strategic aims and objectives to deliver excellent customer service to our beneficiaries.
  • Maintaining appropriate controls and governance within operational finance to manage and mitigate risks to maintain the integrity of the financial transactions.
  • Providing leadership to the Financial Operations team to ensure they deliver the best experience for their beneficiaries whilst mitigating operational risks.

What you'll need to succeed

You will ideally have worked in the public sector and ideally the education sector
Have experience of running and managing a finance transaction / operational team
Have experience of process optimisation

What you'll get in return

In return this is an opportunity to work with a leading institution, strong rates of pay, hybrid and flexible working.

What you need to do now
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