Head of Finance Operations

 Job Description:

Position: Head of Finance Operations

Location: Jersey

Salary: £90,000 depending on level of experience

We are looking for candidates with strong managerial experience and at least 5 years' experience within a law firm, professional or financial services setting, with strong working knowledge of Finance Operations. Salary circa £90k but this will be dependent on level and experience and could be some flex around this for the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the management, leadership and development of the cross jurisdictional Finance Operations teams
  • Oversee the day-to-day operational support of the teams, setting and hitting service level targets. Own operational issues, ensuring these are investigated and solutions are provided in a timely manner
  • Responsibility for leveraging team resources and improving processes to provide the business with effective and efficient finance operations support
  • Driving effective and compliant cashiering, accounts payable, billing and revenue control processes across the business
  • Ensure compliance with client money regulations through adequate and appropriate controls and procedures
  • Responsibility for ensuring daily / monthly balancing and reconciliation of accounts across all jurisdictions

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) preferred, part-qualified considered with appropriate experience
  • At least 5 years' experience within a law firm, professional or financial services setting, with strong working knowledge of Finance Operations and related processes
  • Strong people management skills with at least 5 years' team management experience across multiple jurisdictions and staff levels
  • Experience of motivating and developing others to achieve business objectives and personal goals
  • Detailed understanding on financial control across a multinational Group
  • Experience of analysing processes, proposing improvements and successfully implementing changes
  • Experience of creating and amending policies, procedures and guides
  Required Skills:

Finance