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Interim Finance Transformation Manager

Interim Finance Transformation Manager

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    £500 - £550 per day

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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    about 1 year ago

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One of the world's largest and most recognisable financial institutions has an urgent requirement for an Interim Finance Transformation Manager.

This is a 6-month interim role offering up to £550 p/d inside IR35 candidates can be based anywhere in the UK.

The role is to provide financial analysis; accounting support for Commercial Banking. The role is part of the Global Commercial Banking Finance team; reporting to the Head of Investment Finance and working in close partnership with finance business partners, IT and business management teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tracking, running and monitoring the month-end accounting close process for CMB CTA costs and recharges, FTE exits, and escalating issues in a timely manner
  • Supporting the monthly forecast process for CMB CTA investment costs, FTE exits, including engagement with programme teams & regional finance
  • Preparation of monthly CTA cost and saves reports for senior governance forums in CMB and Group Finance
  • Working closely with HR to ensure that CTA FTE saves are validated in line with appropriate governance
  • Providing accounting control and support to the wider CMB investment Portfolio
  • Data consolidation for cost and saves ensuring controls are in place so reporting is consistent across various systems and reports
  • Ensure accurate and timely booking of accruals and forecast journals
  • Preparation of monthly reports (costs and saves) for senior governance forums
  • Ensure overspends are escalated as appropriate and value for money delivered
  • Provision of visual information using Qlik and other tools
  • Support for investment review processes e.g. toll-gate and group review

Key Requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • A knowledge of accounting principles to ensure financial reporting is accurate and well-governed
  • Financial controller for large and / or complex cost base including responsibility for month-end cycles, forecasting and reporting to senior governance forums
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and be flexible in both mindset and approach
  • Experience of working on finance for investment programmes or within a change environment
  • Very strong Excel skills - ability to quickly extract, analyse and distil large complex data sets into simple clear reports
  • Automation and simplification of manual process whilst maintaining or improving controls
  • Qlik experience desirable but not essential

This is an extremely urgent requirement so if it is of interest please give apply immediately and contact to find out more.