Defour Partnership works closely with a National Social Care Charity and is recruiting for a Change Implementation Manager.
About The Role
We are looking for a dedicated and efficient Team Leader to join our Finance Team for a Fixed term contract of 10 months.
Due to an internal secondment, we are currently recruiting for a Team Leader to work closely with the Financial Controller to lead the Personal Funds team through a period of transition introducing new and robust ways of ensuring the operations of the team are suitably aligned to the responsibilities of the Charity in personal funds management. Concentrating on improving the internal control framework of the team, the Personal Funds Team leader will be expected to evaluate existing team processes to identify areas for improvement, increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the team going forward.
Day to Day
Reporting to the Financial Controller, Based either remotely or in our Support Services office in Widnes, day-to-day you'll be:
Improving processes by means of automation, simplification, or elimination of unnecessary steps, to enable team tasks to be completed more efficiently
Increasing the accuracy and quality of data the team have access to, in order to carry out their responsibilities more effectively
Improving the visibility of outputs relating to team tasks by means of increased reporting
Progressing the creation of internal task documentation
Reviewing and improving any external documentation for the use of our operational colleagues
Use of one-to-ones, appraisals and KPIs as management tools, creating a co-operative and supportive team environment in the process
Undertaking any other duties that may be required in the performance of the post
Our ideal Candidate
You are brilliant at communicating - you are a good listener and are effective at explaining things in a way that is easy for others to understand
You’re definitely a people person- you are great at listening and building relationships at all levels, internally and externally!
You enjoy working with large transactional volumes - you are confident in analysing and summarising complex data and other financial information
You thrive on organisation and routine – but are still able to prioritise within this
You are confident in introducing new processes – and are able to step out of the detail to focus on improving and simplifying complex ways of working
Skills and Experience
You'll be educated to a GCSE level in Maths and English - Grade C / Levels 4 and 5 or equivalent
You may have a Finance/Accounting qualification
You'll have experience managing a team and leading through change
You’ll have experience developing and introducing new processes
You'll be confident using Microsoft Excel – with an ability to produce reports and analyse data
You'll have previous experience using multiple systems
What is The Deal for you?
Flexibility! You can work your full time hours over 4 days and enjoy a long weekend, or work over 5 days to accommodate your other commitments. You need to be available to work from our office in Widnes when required but otherwise you can work from home or flex between the two.
Salary: £30,000- £33,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)
Pension: contributory pension scheme
Benefits: life assurance, retail discounts, holiday discounts, cycle to work scheme and travel discounts through our benefits app
Best Lives Possible: You'll be working for an award winning charity who is passionate about ensuring our colleagues and the people we support lead the best lives possible
Development: We'll work with you to develop your career or to learn and experience new things. We're passionate about developing our people!
Support: From our Employee Assistance Programme (available 24/7), financial support options, and wellbeing fund you'll have the support available to lead an easier (financial) life