Project Finance Manager

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Retail & Wholesale FMCG

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + pro rata

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

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  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

A Project Finance Manager role for a market leading Retail business in Manchester. 9 month FTC.

Your new company
A market leading Retail business in Manchester.

Your new role
Reporting to the Head of Finance the role will focus on the improvement of processes, systems and controls across the finance function. You will complete regular process reviews to make sure controls remain relevant and effective. Support the delivery of the control strategy implementation plan for finance aimed at increasing efficiency of finance processes and control environment improvements. Identify process and control improvement opportunities, including automation, and the actions required to achieve these. Document "as is" processes and controls. Document, agree and track proposed changes to process and controls to remove identified control weaknesses. Detail the "to be" process and controls; and train colleagues to operate the "to be" controls. Update process flow charts and the Risk and Controls Matrix. You will need to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Communicate findings from process reviews to senior Finance and Business partners. Support remediation of control gaps, Internal Audit findings and external audit's management letter points. Support Finance partners with ad-hoc process and controls queries & improvement requests from the business.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a fully qualified accountant, with experience of working in a finance control environment and enjoy improvement projects. You will have an understanding of finance processes, experience of reviewing and mapping financial processes, controls design and testing. Experience of reviewing issues and any inefficiencies in end to end processes and conducting a root cause analysis to identify front end controls or automation opportunities. Strong partner management skills, relationship building & presentation skills to be able to discuss improvement opportunities in detail. You will be available at short notice and happy to commit to a minimum of 9 months.
What you'll get in return
A key role in a high profile project, for a leading business. Initially a 9 month FTC, with the possibility of extending or joining the business on a permanent basis. Flexible working options available.

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