Finance Operations Manager
London - 45,000 per annum

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 10 March 2017

As the world’s leading Museum of art and design, the V&A aims to enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world. Alongside a £50m capital project and an ambitious development programme (FuturePlan), the V&A is focusing on increasing commercial revenue and embedding a closer working relationship to partner with the non-finance community more closely.

We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic finance professional with strong management skills to provide high quality support to the organisation to ensure future growth, stability and success. Reporting into the Head of Finance, this is a high-profile role which is responsible for a high-performing Finance Operations team.

Your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Being responsible for the full Finance Operations function to deliver a high-quality service to the Museum and other V&A entities;
  • Leading, managing, motivating and being responsible for the development of the Finance Operations team; supervising and being accountable for the work of the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable;
  • Being responsible for the development of the relationship with the wider organisation and ensuring Finance Operations processes are well understood, through the delivery of both formal and informal training sessions.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of managing an Accounts Payable team using a modern P2P system, in the Charity, Commercial or wider Public Sector. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn, flexible in approach but firm when necessary, who can work on their own initiative and thrives when thinking and acting proactively. You will possess effective interpersonal and influencing skills, capable of effective negotiation and building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. Enthusiasm for the sector is a must. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a high-calibre finance professional looking to make an impact in the sector and will provide an excellent platform for your career. 

Recruitment timings:

Advert Live: 10th March 2017

Application deadline: 26th March 2017

Shortlisting: 6th April 2017

Interviews: w/c 10th April 2017 

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Bryony Feeney on 02035428393 or email V&A@allenlane.co.uk  for more details about how to apply.

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