Deputy Head of Shared Services

Birmingham, West Midlands

Interim

Reference No: SAB/14442_1533901638

Up to £50000 per annum

Deputy Head of Shared Services – 12 Months FTC – Birmingham City Centre – £50K + Benefits

Greenwell Gleeson is recruiting for a Deputy Head of Shared Services to join a business in central Birmingham on a 12 month fixed term contract capacity.

Reporting to the Director of Shared Services with direct line management responsibility for: Head of Credit Control Public Sector, Head of Income, Head of Client Expenditure/AP, and the Customer Services Manager. To support the Director of Shared Services in ensuring the teams are reviewing, implementing and following best practise in all operations.

Key Responsibilities:

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Drive improvement in Finance Shared Services to ensure best practice within the department and ensure a continuous improvement culture, including identifying and leading efficiency initiatives
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To lead and support the managers of the teams to ensure delivery of all services within agreed budgets and to SLAs and agreed targets.
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Ensure standardisation of processes and practices across the business units understanding and documenting specific business unit exceptions
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Supporting all managers to establish improvement to processes and controls and driving the implementation of these improvements and delivery of improved quality and efficiencies.
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Support shared services on- boarding and off- boarding process
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Management through Review and Analysis
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Ongoing review of all teams processes
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Deputising for the Director of Shared Services

Key Skills/Experience:

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Proven experience of leadership role in multi-disciplinary environment with excellent line management experience
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Previous experience managing and motivating a large team
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Part or Qualified Accountant (CIMA,ACCA, ACA)
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Experience of client monies accounting advantageous
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Advanced Microsoft office skills.
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Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
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Experience of working in a Shared Services environment
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Knowledge of current developments in Shared Services