Senior Finance Manager - Shared Service Centre

£51,896 per annum
09 Mar 2018
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sanctuary Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 12,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.

Senior Finance Manager - Shared Service Centre

£51,896 per annum (rising to £56,268 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) – subject to April pay review


35 hours per week

This job sits within Corporate Shared Services Centre, which provides a single point of access for the delivery of core business processes relating to Human Resources, Finance, Information Systems and Procurement in support of Group objectives.

The position of Finance Manager within our Shared Service Centre will offer the successful individual the opportunity to be instrumental in the delivery and on-going development of our Corporate Shared Service function, ensuring we provide a high quality, cost effective, compliant and customer focused service. As a key member of our Shared Services Management Team, the Finance Manager will drive process improvements, enhance internal controls and increase department efficiency.

The role of Senior Finance Manager - Shared Service Centre will include;

  • Leading and mentoring a large transactional team of over 100 staff within our Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Service Requests and Fleet Services Teams
  • Ensuring all processes and month end procedures are completed accurately including high value month end reconciliations
  • Providing immediate, business responsive support and root cause analysis to Senior Management and priority internal customers
  • Delivery and execution of key projects within Corporate Shared Services and across the Group to ensure our customer service provision is continually enhanced
  • Supporting a team of Shared Service Managers to achieve daily and weekly KPIs and SLAs

Skills and experiences;

  • An experienced Finance Manager with strong leadership capability along with a proven background of managing large transactional teams within a shared service function or similar environment
  • A good working knowledge of financial controls and of the end-end financial management process including month end reconciliations, budget preparation and control
  • A good understanding of business processes and internal control including the ability
  • Skilled at actively building and maintaining effective and collaborative relationships

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A contributory pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary, up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counselling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient schemes for you to save including; buying a new bike to cycle to work or a range of childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • Learning and development opportunities

Closing Date: 21 March 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.