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Head of Finance and Shared Services (3251494926)

Accounting 會計



GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level PhD 博士 Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

PSW Apprenticeship 學徒 華語工作 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職


Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

At Co-operatives UK, our 150-year-old legacy was founded on trust, solidarity, equity, honesty and self-responsibility. Owned and run by our co-operative members for nearly 150 years, Co-operatives UK promotes, develops and unites the diverse range of member-owned businesses, which together contribute over £37bn to the UK economy.As a dynamic and growing organisation, we are delighted to present this truly unique opportunity for an experienced and qualified finance professional to join our team as Head of Finance and Shared Services. Working directly with the CEO, you will be responsible for leading the finance and shared services teams to align the financial management of Co-operatives UK with our strategic goals and direction.With a mission to grow and empower our co-operative members, you will play an integral role within our innovative and collaborative organisation and become a key member of the leadership team. From providing expert guidance to the organisation and Board, to working strategically with the CEO and the rest of the leadership team. As well as overseeing the day-to-day finance operation, you will be a strategic thinker who can advise and report on all financial matters, supporting the organisation as we continue to move forward. As the Shared Services lead you will also support and lead the Digital, IT, and Facilities teams to ensure appropriate and efficient support to Co-operatives UK, championing the digitalisation of all internal and external processes and services.We invite all interested parties to learn more about the role and our organisation within the Recruitment Pack, which can be downloaded from the Recruitment Documents section. Core Values and Responsibilities: The Head of Finance and Shared Services has a variety of key responsibilities to ensure we continue to strategically align with our vision and goals. Be responsible for ensuring we continue to lead the sector to the best of our collective ability. Develop and deliver the financial and digital strategies and maintain efficient and appropriate systems to ensure the organisation remains legally compliant and operating smoothly and efficiently. Share our vision and demonstrate co-operative values and behaviours to the wider organisation. Understand the financial obligations of co-operatives and community benefit societies registered with the FCA Financial Planning and Strategy Work with the CEO and leadership team on the development of the organisation’s financial strategy Prepare and present financial planning and strategy reports to the Board and its subcommittees, making recommendations as appropriate. Work with the CEO to present organisational budgets and forecasts to a high degree of accuracy to enhance and support strategic decision making. Preparation of financial reporting statements and statutory returns to fixed deadlines. Statutory accounts, VAT returns, HMRC returns and reporting, board reporting, payroll reports, project summary reports and statements to project funders and purchase and sales ledgers. Reporting to the Audit and Risk Committee, support the audit process, ensuring that all financial statements are produced and signed off smoothly and to deadlines and maintaining the relationship with our external auditor. Manage the finance team to ensure that financial systems and processes are in place, building upon and documenting existing processes and implementing new ones as appropriate. Work with the finance team to ensure the development and preparation of useful management reports to inform decision-making. Shared Services Lead Ensure that Co-operatives UK have fit for purpose services to support delivery of the strategy and operational plans, and that progress is monitored and reported accordingly. Collectively responsible for the efficient function of the leadership team and champion and role model for co-operative values, collaboration, organisational performance and organisational and individual wellbeing. Support and lead the Digital and IT, and Facilities teams to ensure appropriate and efficient support to the organisation Lead a high-performing shared services team and build effective working relationships with the wider organisation. Set objectives at a team and individual level for the shared services team to manage the team’s workload and to ensure that it is supporting the needs of the organisation. Develop and motivate team members to grow their capabilities and continuously improve performance Key skills: Qualified finance professional Experience of undertaking a strategic level role within an organisation, a track record of high-performance delivery and credibility internally and externally Governance/accountability mindset with the ability to deliver stable and efficient operational management Strategic thinking and transformational leadership with the ability to inspire and empower others Self-aware with emotional intelligence, creativity, drive, resilience and integrity Benefits: At Co-operatives UK we are a mindful, inclusive and equal opportunities employer. As an organisation that owned and controlled by its members, we put our people at the forefront of all that we do. Flexible working options Pension scheme Discounted travel to work schemes Employee wellbeing assistance programme including free eye tests Personal and professional growth and development, including coaching Trade union Complimentary refreshments To apply please follow our application process and complete the application form, unfortunately CVs received directly cannot be accepted as an application for the role.Application deadline: Midnight 27th June 2022Interviews: c.7th July 2022 in ManchesterLocation: Manchester Contract Type: Full time, Permanent Salary: £59,693 PA Benefits: Flexible Working, Competitive Pension Scheme, Wellbeing Programme.Ref: 133 454