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Head of Shared Services

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: finance transformation
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Ryan Burrow
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 4-6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 29 November 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH107797

We are excited to be supporting a fast growing fashion business with the recruitment of a Head of Shared Services role. Our client are happy to consider applicants looking for a permanent position or who are interested in starting as an interim.

All applicants must have previous experience developing, implementing and then managing a share service operating model as part of a broader finance transformation program. Holding an accountacy qualification is essential (ACA,ACCA,CIMA or equivalent).

Key duties will include:

  • Developing the shared service operating model and lead the implementation of financial shared services organisation that shall include a direct UK share service team as well as alignment with matrix reporting teams in abroad
  • Developing, documenting and delivering clear SLA's that ensure the accurate and timely, processing and reporting of financial information that meets the business needs and the fast pace of growth
  • Manage all aspects of the processing, accounting, reconciliation and reporting of general ledger, accounts payable, intercompany and accounts receivable functions, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, internal controls and SLA terms.
  • Develop the capabilities of the finance shared service team, within both direct and matrix reporting environments
  • Drive continuous improvement across the internal processes and systems, working closely with the Transformation Teams and Business system teams
  • Manage regional stakeholder expectation and service delivery requirements

A working knowledge of Netsuite is also highly desirable.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.