Finance Systems Manager

Our client is a fast growing security company with an annual turnover of £106 million and are looking to hire a dynamic and experienced Finance Systems Manager

Job Purpose
As the Finance Systems Manager / Finance Manager – Systems, you will play a critical role in optimizing our
financial systems and ensuring compliance while supporting day-to-day finance operations. This role is split 50%
between systems management and 50% across month-end activities, reconciliations, consolidations, and
reporting support.

Reporting and Management Structure
* Reports to the Group Finance Director
* No supervisory responsibility for any other staff

Job Responsibilities

Finance Systems (50%):
* Manage and optimize the Workday finance system to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
* Ensure compliance with financial regulations and internal policies.
* Provide training and support to users to maximize system utilization.
* Identify and implement process improvements to drive efficiency in financial operations.
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate finance systems with other business functions.

Finance Operations (50%):
* Oversee month-end financial activities, including closing processes and financial reporting.
* Conduct account reconciliations and assist in financial consolidations.
* Support the day-to-day finance operations, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.
* Collaborate with the finance team to streamline financial processes and improve accuracy.
* Assist in ad-hoc financial projects and initiatives as required.

Essential Skills, Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Professional Finance Qualification – Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting,
  • or a related field (MBA or professional qualification is a plus).
  • Proven experience in finance systems management, with a strong
  • understanding of Workday or similar ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of financial compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Prior experience in the property or B2B sector is an advantage.

Competency Profile

Continuous improvement: Accepts/Identifies knowledge/skill/behaviour “gaps”.
Flexibility: Willingly adjusts to new procedure(s).
Initiative: Demonstrates ownership of problems or issues, often overcoming obstacles, and can be relied on to
complete tasks with minimal supervision.
Innovation/creativity: Contributes useful ideas/participates in “brainstorming” sessions.
Loyalty/commitment: Defends/support team/company in adversity.
Communication: Cultivates listening skills and conveys own ideas and opinions confidently and with clarity.
Culturally Aware: Demonstrates awareness of cultural differences between business entities.
Influencing: Builds relationships to influence others rather than to command.
Leadership/Motivation: Leads by example, managing own time and work, showing integrity and ethics in all
Teamwork and co-operation: Willingly co-operates with others to complete tasks.
Decision making: Decides with the available data.
Managing change: Open to new concepts and assists in the implementation of change.
Problem solving: Identifies symptoms of problems and gathers relevant information systematically, accepting the
input of others.
Time Management& Prioritisation: Manages own work and time effectively.
Customer service: Promotes the customer service standards for the business area and
evaluates adherence to these standards.

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At a glance

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Senior Management
  • Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare / Year
  • Published: November 20, 2023

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