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Interim Head of Shared Services

Hays Senior Finance
Manchester, England, Greater Manchester
GBP12500.0 - GBP14166.0 per month + Annual Salary
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

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Entertainment, publishing and media
Salary band
£150,000 - £200,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
You will be joining a leading global company with an excellent reputation for its excellent working environment and culture. The company is growing at an excellent rate and is developing its footprint by building a centre of excellence in their recently acquired Manchester office.

Your new role
You will be tasked initially with defining the transition from their already established Shared Service Centre which is located in the south of England. This will include building a qualified team and establishing a centre of excellence. You will be the key decision maker of defining new ways of working and driving best practice around behaviours and the culture, whilst reporting to the Group CFO.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with previous experience of dealing within complex accounting structures within a Share Service Centre. You'll have strong communication skills and be able to adapt and communicate with colleagues/stakeholders at various levels. You'll have a strong personality, producing competency and behaviour frameworks, with the influencing and driving decisions in a newly created Shared Service Centre.

What you'll get in return
You'll receive a salary of up to £150k alongside a significant benefits package, including bonus and share options, a flexible hybrid model and brilliant career progression opportunities. You'll be joining a global business with a large finance function and plenty of clear progression opportunities. Based in Manchester, the office has nearby public transport and free on-site parking.

What you need to do now
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