Corporate Delivery Finance Manager

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
n.a
From:
WorldPay
Place:
London
Date:
10/29/2014
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
798915

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Corporate Delivery Finance Manager

Purpose of the role

Reports to the Finance Director, CATS, the Corporate Delivery Finance Manager is responsible for the effective business partnering of the Corporate Delivery Director, running a business unit.

The central purpose of the role is delivery of predictable and reliable periodic financial results of the gateway costs including forecasting variance analysis via a stable control environment. The successful candidate will also be experienced in successfully presenting complex financial information to Senior management.

Key responsibilities:

The role ensures best practice financial management, clarity, reporting and forecasting to a complex area of the business.

Responsible for co-ordinating monthly results reporting including variance analysis and business insight. Preparation of all financial material (monthly, quarterly, annual management accounts and executive summaries) for the Corporate Delivery Director, CIO and FD including forward looking risks and opportunities.

Responsible for the annual budget, quarterly forecast and annual 5 year planning processes within Gateways

In partnership with the Corporate Delivery Director and the Finance Director constantly strives for cost transformation opportunities within the business - set up, monitor, report and personally deliver.

Develop strong working relationships with the Corporate Delivery Director and his management team dispersed globally.

Develop KPI and milestone reporting and monitor performance

Develop and institute a cost conscious culture within the business unit - whilst Worldpay is a large organisation by scale it remains akin to a large scale start up in its maturity of assessment of investment appraisals, BAU reporting to drive financial accountability. A key focus of the role will be to embed greater financial awareness of decision making - enabled by business case approach to discretionary investments

Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

Influencing & networking

Commercial acumen

Strategic thinking

Complex problem solving

Project Management

Communication and presentation skills

Numerical and analytical skills

Leadership Behaviours

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

A collaborative approach with strong influencing skills

Can do will do attitude, committed to quality right first time.

Change leadership: resilience - listen, respond and hold the course

Energetic: relentless - go the extra mile to deliver a quality outcome and defy the odds

Create shared understanding (being transparent)

Professional credibility

Experienced, qualified accountant with significant FC/F,P&A experience

- Financial services or Technology background desired (Telco, IT)

- Excellent academic record

- Experience of developing/transforming finance in a large complex business 'in-flight'

- Experience working/optimising against a backdrop of imperfect systems and data

Worldpay

Backed by Bain Capital and Advent International, WorldPay operates in over 40 countries and is a major global leader in payment processing. It pioneered online payments for small and medium sized businesses and processes millions of online payments every day. Other clients include major corporations such as Google and Apple iTunes. In 2013, group revenues were £3.394billion, generating underlying EBITDA of £346million. A highly successful technology business, WorldPay is currently delivering double-digit bottom line growth.

Change and Technology Services (CATS) is a technology function at the heart of Worldpay. Put simply without reliable technology there would be no business. The next 3 years of Worldpay 's evolution is underpinned by a technology transformation - principally the investment in a new technology platform that will enable a true separation from Legacy RBS systems. The Division is made up of circa 1000 employees spread globally with 2015 budget in the order of £180m.