Finance Manager - Transformation - London - 6 months

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Finance Manager - Transformation - London - 6 months
Finance Manager - Transformation - London - 6 months

The location of the role is London (hybrid remote working).

The duration of the contract is 6 months.

The pay rate on offer is £500 - £550 per day.

The client is an iconic, multinational high-street retailer.

Job Summary
Bring your imagination and vision to help shape the business' as the global multi-channel retailer that sets the standards others follow. Working here means you'll be at the forefront of our industry so you'll need to excel at what you do and take ownership of decisions. Clothing and Home FP&A is a high-profile team working closely with teams across the whole business, including Strategy, Transformation and Finance.

We have an opportunity for a Finance Manager to join the FP&A team. The Finance Manager will support the team in setting up the Clothing and Home transformation structure and associated.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual to take a pivotal role in coordinating and steering the delivery of the Clothing and Home transformation.

Key accountabilities and measures

  • Acting as the central point of contact for the 8+ change programmes contributing to the Clothing & Home transformation portfolio
  • Responsible for helping to establish the tracking and reporting of the Clothing & Home transformation portfolio
  • Responsible for establishing financial and non-financials metrics, reporting and providing insight to the Clothing & Home Leadership team on performance and delivery against the overall transformation plan
  • Working closely with both the Clothing & Home Transformation office and directly with the Transformation Programmes impacting Clothing & Home
  • Lead on creating/updating best practice for ways of working, including process, engagement and templates
  • Lead of creating robust and transparent PIR process including feedback and learnings
  • Working closely with the Financial Reporting and Analytics team to create the mechanism to track benefits and costs, leveraging our existing systems capability and creating a tool to efficiently capture and track the relevant data
  • Ad hoc project work where required

Key skills

  • Qualified accountant with several years PQE in a change and transformation environment
  • Commercial awareness to add challenge and insight KPI's and reporting
  • Excellent communication skills to enable business partnering of Finance colleagues and non-financial colleagues
  • Confidence to present to, and form, relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Advanced excel capabilities and good PowerPoint skills
  • Proactive self-starter with collaborative approach, with natural style that builds strong network with colleagues across Clothing & Home, Food and International
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo, and a drive for continuous improvement: implementing or overseeing changes to processes which improve efficiency and outputs
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