Head of Transactional Accounting / Financial Controller

Recruiter
Bluetownonline Ltd
Location
Cannock
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Nov 2016
Closes
25 Dec 2016
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Head of Transactional Accounting Location: Cannock, Staffordshire Salary: Up to GBP52,000 depending on experience plus company car, employee bonus scheme and other fantastic Benefits! The company manufactures green products and green energy using waste, waste water and wasted heat as a resource mine. The company provide tailored solutions for industry or municipalities to help them save and preserve resources. The company's aim is to reward talented, enthusiastic people who share the company's passion with competitive wages and a great package of benefits. The company will also help you to improve your skills and future prospects with the chance to learn as you earn. Job Role: An excellent opportunity has arisen for a new Head of Transactional Accounting to join the company's Finance Shared Service Centre (FSSC) team. The role holder will be accountable for the UK Group's centralised shared service Transactional Accounting teams including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Credit Control. They will be inward looking, ensuring that the Functions are well organised and efficient, and that they deliver a quality service that is compliant with accounting regulations and company policy. A key focus will be the development of analytical tools and transformation (process improvement) action plans that shape the strategic direction of the departments and improve the quality and maturity of our business processes. Key Responsibilities of the role; Accountable for managing and improving the Business Performance / targets of the UK FSSC Operating teams, ensuring continuity, high quality and continual improvement.Accountable for setting, monitoring and improving Service Level AgreementsAccountable for setting, monitoring and improving internal (SSC) and external (Operations) KPI's. Accountable for developing and distributing management information reports to all internal stakeholders from Exco to Local Operational and Sales ManagementAccountable for arranging and attending regular review meetings with internal stakeholders to develop and manage the relationship between them and the SSCAccountable for ensuring that there is a system of core controls, policies, procedures, work instructions and processes for all FSSC Transactional Accounting.Proactively and continually seeking opportunities and developing action plans to improve departmental or process maturity, efficiency/effectiveness, the customer experience and KPI'sResponsible for the monitoring and continual improvement of controls and compliance with controls (CAP)Involvement with the complex area of foreign currency processing, including hedges and gains/losses About your Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications: Essential: Proven track record of process improvement and root cause analysis, in this field, in a similar large organisation, including leadership and change managementExtensive knowledge of transactional Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Credit Control processesAn understanding of how to interrogate large data sets in order to produce meaningful management informationExperience of preparing and presenting management information reports at all levelsExperience of staff leadershipExcellent communication skills and ability to build excellent working relationships with all stakeholders Desirable: An accounting qualification / backgroundKnowledge of SAP, Sage and other dedicated P2P and O2C software and technologyKnowledge of process improvement methodologiesA technical understanding of databases Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for the role. Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Accounting, Finance Manager, Financial Analyst, Financial Assistant, Finance Associate, Management Accountant, Finance Coordinator, Senior Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Accounts Manager, Finance Specialist, Financial Executive, Finance Controller, Financial Accounting, CIMA, ACA, ACCA, ICAEW, Head of Finance, Cost Controller, Accounts Controller will also be considered for this role.

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