Interim EMEA Finance Shared Service (SSC) BPO Contract Manager

£500 - £600 Per Day LTD company day rate
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
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Harcourt Matthews
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

As a global leader within the Property Services sector, this established group provides market leading, end-to-end solutions and “best in class” investor & real estate services to an international client portfolio. A high profile, complex EMEA transformation programme and integration project, following a merger of two large businesses, has created a high profile interim assignment for a EMEA Finance Shared Service BPO Contract Manager with extensive experience of business process outsourcing & related commercial SLA policy & compliance expertise, gained within a global environment. Acting as a key member of the Finance Executive team, you will be responsible for driving the financial vision of the newly created BPO Finance Shared Service (SSC) enterprise. A broad brief includes:

•Leading & delivering the BPO policy & compliance engagement with Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) partners to maintain service delivery against agreed service level agreements (SLA)
•Partnering & ensuring the achievement of continuous improvement projects against SLAs, working closely with third party providers & Global Process Owners (GPO)
•Deliver proactive resolution of issues, escalations or contract disputes
•Supporting the EMEA CFO in the acquisition, disposal & integration of future finance processes
•Overseeing EMEA operations for BPO to ensure that the needs of the finance community are met
•Business partnering with Global Process Owners to develop & improve financial processes
•Continuously challenge & highlight recommendations to improve operations, utilising knowledge of market trends & industry dynamics
•Reviewing potential cost saving initiatives within the retained function
•Governance management of change control, technology initiatives & improvement projects

As an experienced EMEA Finance Shared Service (SSC) BPO Contract Manager with a significant track record of managing large global contracts with outsourcing providers and a change control understanding of all aspects of the contracting process, you will demonstrate proven ability as a Finance Shared Service or BPO Lead within an international/EMEA business in implementing delivery & process improvement methodologies. The role demands strong leadership and risk management skills, critical thinking and analysis and the ability to build robust relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR – Human Resources & Personnel; IT – Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.