Finance Shared Service Manager, basic 20% bonus, Car

Companion Care Vets
United Kingdom
50000.00 GBP Annual
15 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Pets at Home Vet Group has undergone significant growth over the course of the last 2 years and now the largest vet group in the UK. This is a hugely exciting time to join the business with continuing growth and opportunities. We are based in state of the art offices, incredibly friendly and supportive with every chance on offer to be recognised for leading and developing your individual area and making a mark in the business. You must share our passion for pets as we are driven by providing the best in both customer service and pet care throughout the Group and our 400+ vet practices over the UK We are currently looking for a Manager responsible for leading and developing our Finance Shared Service function. The primary focus of the role, is the transformation of the existing Transaction Finance team into a shared service function. This will involve deploying new ways of working, enhancing the robustness of controls and improving the visibility of results. You will also be responsible for the following:- Leadership for a team of 5 direct reports and up to 20 total reports. Manage the team to ensure that high quality information/query resolution is delivered to the partners and support office teams, on a timely basis within the SLAs. Lead the review of the current processes with AP and Cash & Banking, develop a plan for improvement and lead change Review the opportunity for automation on expenses and petty cash. Prepare proposal and lead the implementation on approval. Ensure that all AP and Cash & Banking processes are documented. Identify and eliminate any single point of failure. Lead the development and implementation of a scorecard for the AP and Cash & Banking Teams, which tracks volumes, accuracy, delivery and query resolution. Work with the business development team to ensure that cash & banking requirements of new practices are fulfilled on a timely basis. Ensure that all bank reconciliations are prepared, reviewed and cleared on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Work with external audit team to deliver all 'prepared by client' deliverables on a daily basis Experience Required:- ACCA or ICAEW Qualified Proven leadership ability, can effectively develop a high performing team Change Management Effective Communicator at all levels Strong service ethos and demonstrates vision and values of the vet group Good Understanding of the robust control framework required in AP & Cash & Banking and experience of reviewing and improving Benefits 20% bonus Car 25 days holiday (plus Bank holidays) 20% discount at Companion Care/Vets4Pets Surgeries, Pets at Home 4 x life assurance scheme Treats - Voluntary benefits Colleague Of the Month awards Values Awards Pension scheme Birthday leave Childcare vouchers Free parking