Head of Finance Operations

  • Job Reference: 7572
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This senior role for a strong leader and communicator manages cross-jurisdictional Finance Operations teams and drives compliant finance processes to support wider business, actively contributing to process and system improvements and overseeing operational support, setting and hitting service level targets.  He/she will leverage team resources and improve processes; drive effective and compliant cashiering, accounts payable, billing and revenue control processes; ensure compliance with client money regulations; ensure balancing and reconciliation of accounts across all jurisdictions; own E-billing process; drive standardisation of processes globally and identify ways to make improvements to service levels; analyse finance operations tasks; design, create and deliver training solutions to upskill stakeholders in finance operations related processes; introduce and develop policies and procedures to support daily finance operations; contribute to and lead on certain strategic finance projects.
Candidate will be qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) preferred, part-qualified considered with appropriate experience; at least 5 years' experience within a law firm/professional/financial services; strong working knowledge of Finance Operations; strong people management skills with at least 5 years' team management experience across multiple jurisdictions and staff levels; experience of motivating and developing others; detailed understanding on financial control across multinational Group; experience of analysing processes, proposing improvements and successfully implementing changes; experience of creating and amending policies; excellent planning, organisational and communication skills; ability to influence others; strong attention to detail and accuracy; great team player; advanced proficiency with MS Office applications, specifically Excel; experience using Aderant Expert/similar practice management system desired, but not essential.
Five years continuous residence in Jersey required.