Finance Shared Services Manager

Posted 13 March by Corona Energy
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About Us
Corona Energy is a leading independent energy supplier with over 20 years’ experience servicing UK businesses. We currently supply 14% of the industrial and commercial gas market with around 13,000 gas and electricity customers. At Corona Energy our culture is defined by our people. We are passionate about our employees and recognise that they should be in the centre of everything we do. Our awards reflect the great work we do in developing our teams and providing first class customer service and we are very proud to have held the Investors in People Gold award for the last 4 years. What are you waiting for? Join our team today!

What does the job entail?
The Finance Shared Services Manager will lead and develop a team 10 covering key finance processes, including accounts payable, cash processing and third party administration. This is a new and exciting opportunity to join the finance team in a growing and ambitious energy company. If you have excellent proven experience in delivering change management projects and managing teams in a B2B organisation and thrive in a multi-faceted fast paced environment, this role is ideal for you.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Technology (ERP)

  • Directs technical resources to optimise the AR and AP modules
  • Manage the implementation of a purchase order system and ensure compliance post go-live
  • Monitor and validate all data flows into the AR and AP modules (Neopost, Industry Invoice Flows)
  • Provides oversight to commission processes

KPI's & MI

  • Accountable for the achievement of all KPI performance
  • Presents performance to management with action plans for improvement
  • Creates and shares remediation plans if performance is below expectation
  • Delivers regulated reporting with demonstrated improvement on publicly reported statistics

Processes

  • Standardises like process across all customer and supplier contracts
  • Sets best practice policy and implements a culture of continuous improvement
  • Ensures process are fully documented
  • Maintains the risk and control framework across all processes

Issue Management

  • Is proactive in escalating issues, such as disputes & queries
  • Manages the resolution of issues
  • Resolves AR matters such as unrecognised or unapplied cash and maintains a low balance across all suspense accounts
  • Resolves AP matters such as duplicate payments and avoidance thereof
  • Resolves commission matters such as withholding payments on customer accounts in debt and liaising with the sales teams regarding adherence to contract terms

General

  • Manages and oversees the careers of staff within their organisation
  • Creates succession plans
  • Collaborates with Leadership team
  • Manages organisation within agreed budget
  • Any other reasonable duties as defined by management

Skills & Experience:

  • AR/AP management experience
  • Procurement experience desirable
  • Third party commission experience desirable
  • Previous experience working in the Energy industry desirable
  • Proven experience in driving efficiency projects and implementing change
  • Strong proven process improvement experience/capability
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Takes personal responsibility
  • Adapts well to change
  • Completer/finisher
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Highly motivated and positive attitude

Equal Opportunities:

  • Able to demonstrate commitment to equal opportunities through their previous work experiences

What do you get in return?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Profit share
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave options
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life insurance and Income protection
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Fresh fruit, snacks and breakfast every day
  • Amazing company parties
  • Stunning new office with true community feel
  • Online learning account

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Required skills

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Shared Services

Reference: 37496843

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