The new Finance Shared Service Centre will support the business with functions including General Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Master Data and Project Accounting. Totalling around 70 staff, it is being set up to ultimately create focused continuous improvements across the finance team, more efficient ways of working, and an opportunity to provide first class service to the wider business. The set-up is being supported by the very best technology, and a ground-up review of new ways of working, to both maximise efficiencies and add value to the bottom line.
This Head of Shared Services position will lead this new Centre and help to embed the team and working practices, prior to running the centre on a day-to-day basis.
Director of Shared Service Centre role responsibilities:
- Be responsible for the Shared Service Centre (SSC) on a day-to-day basis. This will include the management of performance levels within the SSC, as it works with the wider business.
- Setting clear strategic objectives for the SSC. These will be worked out in conjunction with the Group Finance team.
- Setting policies that the SSC will be working towards, and ensuring the SSC meets all statutory reporting requirements.