Senior Finance Systems Manager

Michael Page Finance
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£60000 - £80000 per annum + Exceptional candidates up to £80k
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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Job Details

This is a hugely exciting opportunity to join a global FMCG leader serving the UK, Europe and America.

As Senior Finance Systems Manager, you will lead the development and execution of systems strategy and roadmap for Western Europe Finance.

Client Details

A major FMCG business serving markets across the UK, Europe and America.


To lead, in partnership with the Finance Leadership Team, the development and execution of a systems strategy and roadmap for Western Europe Finance. Driving for greater automation, standardization and simplification of Finance systems and processes.

The Senior Finance Systems Manager is an integral member of the Finance team, acting as a subject matter expert and conduit between Finance and IT, identifying solutions and driving for continuous improvement across Finance and beyond. Across the business, they are the 'go to' person to determine the impacts of regional, divisional and global IT projects on Finance.



· Strong analysis and critical thinking skills

· High level of organizational skills and the ability to be self-directed

· Effective at building relationships and establishing credibility across multiple functions and geographies, including influencing stakeholders at all levels of the business

· Ability to exercise sound judgement in complex situations

· Expert level of understanding of accounting and finance processes and the interaction of those processes with wider business processes

· Expert level of understanding of SAP FI-CO and integration with other SAP modules

· Highly experienced in managing change programmes or leading workstreams within wider change programmes, including systems implementations

· Significant (c.10 years) hands on experience working closely with both Finance and IT


· Previous line management experience

· Experience of working in an FMCG business

· Knowledge and experience of SAP BW and SAP BPC

· Experience of partnering with a shared services organization

· Experience in implementing and improving MI/BI systems and processes and/or experience of developing and implementing a reporting strategy

Job Offer

Between £60k - £80kpa - though exceptional candidates seeking beyond this parameter are invited to apply

Very attractive annual bonus scheme

Generous annual leave entitlement

Completely flexible working - work from the office as much or as little as you want

Product allowance

Join a truly international, leading FMCG powerhouse

Fast paced, people first culture


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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