Finance Lead (R2R)

Competitive | London | Permanent
Posted 11 days ago

A fantastic opportunity for a R2R Finance Lead to work for a global entertainment organisation based in London.
The purpose of the opportunity will be to serve as the lead change and delivery agent for identification, development and implementation of service and operational improvements to the clients Global Record-To-Report process as it relates to SAP. You will also build strong partnerships across business units including stakeholders, process owners, and operational staff, to drive process improvement delivery and results.

• Lead and champion process improvement initiatives that span multiple business units and departments where appropriate
• Assist business leaders and process owners with identifying, scoping, and financially justifying process improvement projects that align with the company’s vision and strategy
• Develop and implement global solutions to optimize transactional processes, standardize working processes and leverage best practices
• Help remove barriers for improvement projects so results are accelerated
• Challenge current working practices and systems to maximize opportunities for process improvement
• Identify improvement opportunities using multiple techniques such as process and data analysis, root-cause analysis, metrics and internal/external feedback
• Promote and develop a continuous improvement culture across the business
• Establish strong working relationships to influence and facilitate collaboration across departmental boundaries
• Assess processes to determine how to eliminate rework, reduce handoffs, increase automation, improve quality, improve efficiency, strengthen controls, reduce costs and improve the ability to deliver desired services or outputs
• Map current state processes and design future state. Document business processes, business rules, metrics and standard operating procedures as a result of improvement initiatives
• Lead team meetings, document clear actions and enable timeline achievement
• Establish and report on key service performance indicators
• Provide hands-on team facilitation, coaching, mentoring, and process improvement subject matter expertise to business partners
• Work with Outsourcing Provider (WNS) counterpart to drive process improvement within services handled by WNS.
• Assist in setting up standard working practices and process improvements using continuous improvement techniques
• Enhance Finance’s RTR effectiveness and benchmark with Industry Best Practice
• Lead Continuous improvement meetings, document clear actions and enable timeline achievement
• Knowledge of process transformation practices (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma)
• Experienced in Business Process Management tool (i.e. Casewise, Eclipse, etc.)
• Expert skills in MS Office Suite (e.g. Excel, Power Point, Visio, Project)
• Strong interpersonal and influence management skills
• Facilitation skills of process improvement meetings
• Experienced in SLA development, monitoring, and management information reporting
• Ability to work well in a collaborative, team oriented environment and build relationships
• Able to periodically travel domestically and internationally to conduct workshops, perform gap analysis and process flows from “as is” to “to be”, meet with outsourcing provider counterpart, etc.

Education & Experience:
• University degree required, Graduate degree/CPA desirable
• Process Improvement Experience
• 6-8 years' experience, 2 years Project Management experience required

For more information about this role, please contact:

Laura Swift
01423 874566

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