General Ledger Team Leader

  • £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, sharesave scheme, life, cover, free parking,
  • Posted: 30/11/2016
  • Coventry
  • Job Ref: LS898780
  • Permanent

Job Details

An experienced finance team leader is sought for this key role in the Group Finance function for a FTSE250 business in the Coventry area.  This position has come about as a result of internal progression, and offers the opportunity to join a global business with a long heritage and a track record in retaining and promoting talent.

With full line management responsibility for a team of four you will be overseeing the delivery and quality of service provided by the team to the business.  You will be required to work closely with ledger team leaders and maintain strong working relationships with senior finance management and internal customers, promoting a positive image of the team and department to all stakeholders, at all times.  

You will manage the day to day workload of your team, taking ownership for the resolution of escalated queries, disputes and internal customer site issues or further escalating as necessary to maintain customer satisfaction, and identifying and resolving performance issues.  You will drive individual GL processes, promoting a culture of continuous improvement, and striving always to enhance the reputation for excellence, both internally and externally.

To be considered for this position you must have experience of successfully leading and driving the performance of a finance team of at least three, ideally in a large group or shared services type environment.  You will also need to have a good working knowledge of a large ERP system such as SAP. You must be an excellent team player with strong relationship building skills, comfortable with the challenges of a regular month end closing cycle, and customer focused.