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Finance Transformation Lead

Hays Senior Finance
Manchester, England, Greater Manchester
GBP450.0 - GBP550.0 per day + Between £450 to £550 daily rate DOE
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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

Job Details

Your new company
This client is part of a global group with fantastic facilities and a well-renowned reputation for teaching excellence, and innovation. This is a contract role with an initial time frame of 6 months initially, based at the Northwest site. However, this offers a hybrid work arrangement.

Your new role
As their new Finance Transformation Lead in this contract role, you will offer knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of Finance and Procurement disciplines. You will collaborate with key stakeholders to define finance transformation objectives, scope, and success criteria. You will complete assessments of existing finance processes, systems, and organisational structure to identify pain points, inefficiencies, and improvement opportunities. Define finance capability needs and detailed requirements for a potential ERP solution. Work closely with ERP vendors, system integrators, and internal teams to ensure the business develops a solid understanding of the ERP market and can make good decisions that could lead to a successful ERP implementation. Provide leadership and guidance to finance team members throughout the scoping exercise, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this exciting contract role, you will ideally have experience in a similar role and have detailed knowledge of at least one Cloud ERP Platform. Offering knowledge of the operation of finance and procurement processes in the UK HE sector would be a distinct advantage. Excellent stakeholder management ability and clear experience of collaboration. You will come with experience of being in a solutions-based role, identifying and implementing new ERP solutions.

What you'll get in return
This role offers a competitive day rate of £450-£550, and a flexible hybrid working environment 6-month contract with a possible extension opportunity. You will join a well-established team in a globally recognised organisation in a high-profile role working alongside an experienced leadership team.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or get in touch on the details below: 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.Contact Daniel Emm on 03330105488 or email:

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