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Head of Transactional Finance (interim)

Hays Senior Finance
Bristol, England
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Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£300 - £450 per day
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Head of Transactional Finance-interim contract
Responsible for transaction processing, bank reconciliation and Treasury functions. This is an interim role to cover whilst the company goes through their permanent recruitment process.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Reports to: Finance Director & CFO
  • Direct Reports: 3 x direct reports-overseeing a team of 15 in total
  • 3 days a week required on site/ in the Bristol office


Line Management

  • Manage a team consisting of Purchase to Pay (P2P) Lead and Analysts, Order to Cash (O2C) Lead and Analysts, and Treasury Analyst, with 3 direct reports
  • Provide on the job coaching and ensure development needs are identified and addressed
  • In addition to formal performance reviews, provide regular feedback for direct reports.
  • Promote an open and engaged environment where new ideas and initiatives are encouraged

Transaction processing

  • Drive the P2P and O2C teams to provide an effective and efficient transaction processing function.
  • Act as an escalation point for complex issues and engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop a suite of relevant KPIs and produce regular dashboard reporting.


  • Deliver cash-flow forecasts for properties as part of the budgeting process and monthly/quarterly management reporting
  • Supervise treasury analyst in cash management activities for all properties
  • Liaise with Dot Group treasury function.

Transformation and business changes

  • Participate in relevant projects for finance and business processes optimisation.
  • Support mobilisation of new properties or disposal of existing properties where required.
  • Ensure the transaction teams are supported through system and process changes with adequate training

Experience Required

  • ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified accountant
  • Line management experience, building and motivating strong teams
  • Experience of managing transactional finance teams of 10+
  • Strong Excel skills


  • Oracle NetSuite experience would be very useful.

If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Charles Maidment from the Hays Bristol Senior Finance team.
If this job isn\'t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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