Finance Operations Manager

Salary/Rate:£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a large organisation in Sheffield who are recruiting a Transactional Finance Manager to oversee an extensive finance function responsible for all financial transactions.

This is a highly sought-after organisation who are experiencing a period of change, they offer great benefits including 8% pension and access to big high street savings, a flexible culture and hybrid working. 

This role would suit an experienced operational leader.

What will you be doing?

  • Deliver best in class purchase ledger processes and procedures ensuring invoices are paid accurately and timely.
  • Maintain an accurate and reconciled sales and purchase ledger.
  • Ensure that records are maintained in an accurate and timely fashion consistent with the regulatory and financial performance management needs.
  • Be accountable for the delivery of high-volume transactional processing, ensuring that polices and processes are adhered across the organisation, and that financial risk is minimised.
  • Ensure that financial processes adhere to policies and procedures and always meet required accounting standards.
  • Ensure that evolving technical requirements are appropriately recorded, process-mapped and agreed with stakeholders, to ensure continued compliance.
  • Apply subject-specific technical expertise, insight, initiative, and judgement to ensure the highest standards of enquiry resolution and process completion are achieved.
  • Run Debt Management meetings with stakeholders across the organisation, clearly articulating current debtor positions and actions being taken to resolve or mitigate risks and issues.
  • Review current sales and purchase ledger processes and procedures identifying and delivering opportunities to improve, always ensuring they are fit for purpose.
  • Foster and maintain a spirit of continuous development, engaging and empowering teams to improve service delivery to and creating a positive working environment for team members.
  • Effectively develop and manage strong relationships with stakeholders to support excellent service delivery.
  • Develop, empower, and motivate a high performing team to consistently hit and exceed targets. Support and empower managers to provide excellent support to their people, both in technical expertise and good people-management.
  • Implement a performance management culture in line with policies, including making sure that 1-1s, performance and development reviews and team meetings take place regularly and with recorded outcomes and actions.

What skills are we looking for?

  • An experienced transactional finance leader 

What's on offer?

  • Salary: Up to £60000 salary
  • Holiday: 25 days, increasing to 30, with the option to purchase and sell additional days.
  • Pension: An appealing 8% pension scheme contribution.
  • Flexibility: Flexible working hours and a hybrid working model, requiring a minimum of one day in the office.
  • Additional Benefits: Access to a salary sacrifice scheme, plus various additional discounts.

For more information contact Faith Collins.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: FAI/4858Post Date: 07.06.24

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