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Finance Director

Location:
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Salary:
80000
Posted:
May 14, 2020

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Chris Collard

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H: +44 (0-20-836*-****, M: +44 (0-777*-******, Email: adcmzb@r.postjobfree.com

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An experienced Finance Director specialising in the identification and maximisation of new commercial opportunities, & solutioning Financial Global Operating Models to drive business outcomes.

Key Skills

Qualified Accountant, focused and committed executive team member

Ground up process design and implementation of complete finance functions

Globally experience of financial and commercial operations (Shared Services, Outsourcing)

Global account delivery manager for one of the largest logistics organisations

Concluded deals with TCV between $25-100+m

Ability to quickly analyse complex commercial opportunities and efficiencies, offering creative yet practical solutions, while driving business outcomes

Good communication and interpersonal skills at all levels

IT literate with detailed system implementation methodology knowledge

Work Experience

2017–present: Accedo Care Ltd & Cloverley Properties Ltd – specialist care home provider dedicated to delivering quality and homely environments for those living with a learning disability and associated needs.

Finance Director

Stabilise Business - Validate and prioritize business operations and growth opportunities - Leverage deep domain expertise to qualify opportunities to ensure appropriate focus and value creation propositions

Provide insight and deploy industry best practice design and implementation principles

Account management - ensure robust Governance and Operational framework is implemented and adhered too

Responsible for the analysis and reporting of all financial matters

Manage financial performance (P&L) for all key UK locations

Provide strategic relationship leadership with all Business Location Managers

All related property and facilities management responsibility

2015-2017: The Hackett Group – World Class Finance Transformation Finance Transformation, BPO Advisory and Accountancy Services Consultancy

Finance Transformation Director

Benchmarking & Best Practices

Robotic Process Automation

Enterprise Analytics

Digital Strategy & Operations

Enterprise Applications

2014-2015: Simplif!ed Solut!on – GSK Assignment

Proprietor and Managing Director

Finance Transformation, BPO Advisory and Accountancy Services

GSK - Record to Report Process Director

2012-2014: Xchanging – A UK Quoted global BPO, ITO and Procurement service Provider

Head of Account Management, UK

Manage financial performance (P&L) for all key UK accounts

Responsible for the analysis and reporting of all financial matters to the Enterprise Board

Preparation of accounts and returns, Supervision of financial accounting staff

Preparation of budget guideline packs, production and co-ordination of budgets and forecasts

Provide strategic relationship leadership with all Business unit MDs and UK based clients

Account management - ensure robust Governance and operational framework is implemented and adhered too

Provide insight and deploy industry best practice design and implementation principles - Continually scanning internal and external landscape to identify new product offerings or partnerships in the F&A domain

Business development - Validate and prioritize new business opportunities - Leverage deep domain expertise to qualify client opportunities to ensure appropriate focus and value creation propositions

2011-2012: Sutherlands Global Services – A Global Customer Life Cycle and BPO Service Provider

Senior Director Business Development and Solutions

Define Service Go-to-Market strategy - Provides input to the FAO Global and Vertical Business Heads on regional trends/competition/client opportunities and analyst feedback

Competitive and market analysis - Gathers, synthesizes, analyses market competitive intelligence for a specific domain / market and provides inputs on gap analysis to contribute to a market intelligence and gap analysis

Validate and prioritize solution opportunities - Leverage deep domain expertise to qualify client opportunities to ensure appropriate focus on right pursuits.

Define the solution - Provide inputs and guidance to the Solution Design team based on customer interaction to define the optimal value creation solution.

Define commercials & pricing models - Provide inputs for the solution design team based on client

Nurture relationships with Third Party BPO Advisors and Analysts thereby providing insights and support to existing processes to help implement best practices and increasing efficiency and effectiveness of current processes and identify BPO opportunities

Partnering with key stakeholders and operations through the “deal” life cycle ensuring a smooth transition.

2010-2011 Genpact – A leading top 4 Global BPO Service Provider

Assistant Vice President FAO Solutions

Validate and prioritize solution opportunities - Leverage deep domain expertise to qualify client opportunities to ensure appropriate focus on right pursuits.

Define the solution - Provide inputs and guidance to the Solution Design team based on customer interaction to define the optimal value creation solution.

Define commercials & pricing models - Provide inputs for the solution design team based on client

Provide insight and deploy industry best practice design principles - Continually scanning internal and external landscape to identify new product offerings or partnerships in the FAO domain

2001-2010 Hewlett Packard – Leading global technology company

Director BPO F&A Lead Solution Architect

BPO Trade – Program Manager, R2R Solution Architect & MOC consultant

BPO Trade – EMEA Account Delivery Manager

Provide financial governance & analysis support to HP $500m corporate divesture

Provide process, systemic guidance, financial governance, MOC and business input into all EMEA projects as and when required

LHTP (SAP 4.7) Transactional Processing EMEA project manager – owned the complete project life cycle of from business analysis through to post go-live support, - P2P, O2C, & R2R

Develop and motivate the 8 direct reports and project team compliment

1999-2001 YOUNG & RUBICAM Inc. - Part of WPP a leading Advertising and Marketing group

European Project Manager, EMEA

As part of the Impiric change management program, design and improve operational processes, IT infrastructure and train resources to support the new CRM value proposition.

Re-engineer Impiric pan European financial processes implementing best practice and standard procedures & processes across EMEA

Lead EMEA sponsored pan European project to implement manpower planning / utilisation and project management processes and integrated system solution to support

1996-1999 PITNEY BOWES LIMITED – Global leader in Postal franking and document management

European Financial Project Manager

Creation of a PMO office including the establishment of project strategy, methodologies, tool sets, support model and financial governance – £25m budget, 45 resources

Establish consistence European accounting and operational policies in compliance to US corporate policies, Centralise European Financial accounting whilst ensuring the fulfilment of unique localised requirements

Identify and document configuration functional gaps and provide alternatives or functional specifications to modify SAP

1994-1995 DUNCANSON & HOLT EUROPE LTD – Part of the Unum of America Assurance group

Financial Controller

Responsible for the analysis and reporting of all financial matters to the Group Board

Preparation of statutory accounts and returns

1990:1994 HENDERSON ADMINISTRATION PLC – Leading City of London Investment Trust House

Financial Accountant

Responsible for the analysis and reporting of all financial matters to the Group Board

Development and implementation of our central HQ finance strategy

Preparation of statutory accounts and returns, Supervision of financial accounting staff

Preparation of budget guideline packs, production and co-ordination of group budgets and forecasts

Qualifications - FCCA, Degree in Accounting & Finance

References - Available on request



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