Finance Manager, Systems & Process Lead

Posted 14 June 2024
Salary £600 - £700 per day
Job type Contract - Inside of IR35
Discipline Finance
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a well known organisation in the travel industry, are currently hiring for a Finance Manager, Systems & Process Lead to support a cloud-based ERP system transformation for the Finance core processes by defining and delivering of transformation and continual improvement changes of the end-to-end Finance core process end-to-end


  • Work collaboratively with the core process stakeholders, the Finance Business Services Delivery team and the Business Operations team to define, prioritise and implement core processes transformation and continual improvement. Champion new ways of working, be innovative and drive change.
  • Act as Subject Mater Expert for the systems within specific areas of the end-to-end core process, their integration, and be aware of the interdependencies with other core processes including non- Finance processes.
  • Proactively seek and make recommendations for improvements, responding to business requirements. Delivering continual improvement and ensuring process solutions are fit for purpose for both the current and future challenges and ambitions of the organisation.
  • Be the first point of contact for system related challenges and changes. Supporting the Systems & Process Owner on influencing process changes and improvements to be delivered outside of the areas of expertise and within data structures.
  • Play an active role in the Oracle customer community forums to learn from other organisations and influence Oracle's roadmap of future functionality.
  • Responsible for monitoring that the Finance core process adequately mitigates risks and maintain the controls and audit requirements set by the Business Owners.
  • Act as the representative for the Finance core processes within the Business Operations virtual team (led by the Product Owner within Solutions) to drive progressive business change and data and systems integration to meet value potential.
  • Support the creation of project plans and lead the delivery of business change, proactively managing risk. Ensuring adoption of changes in systems and procedures to drive business benefits, ensuring buy in from key stakeholders.
  • Support the creation and lead the delivery of communications plans and relationships internally and externally with key users and stakeholders. Including appropriate formal sign off checkpoints.


  • Proven Systems or Programme Transformation delivery experience, demonstrating delivery in the specific areas of expertise as appropriate.
  • Qualified Finance professional or Procurement/Accounts Payable Specialist with relevant business experience, understanding and knowledge of the area of expertise within the core processes, systems, benchmarking and best practice.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills and be able to build relationships quickly with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Comfortable working under pressure in an environment of competing priorities, balancing risk and challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to focus on benefits realisation, work with business service delivery teams to identify opportunities for improvements and possess the drive to implement these changes in conjunction with those delivery teams.
  • Experience as an agent for change in successfully helping people through change and successfully leading subject matter experts indirectly

This is a full time, Inside IR35 contract, position for an initial 6 month period that may extend up to 12 months and longer.

This is a hybrid position working 1-2 days from their offices in West London.

Our client offers an excellent remuneration package and excellent career progression prospects.

Please apply online to be considered.