Transformation Manager

Dublin, Ireland
17 May 2021
20 May 2021
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Finance Transformation Manager

Reports to: Head of Finance Operations and Transformation

Purpose of role:

The Finance Transformation Manager will be responsible for leading the delivery of automation activities across all Finance, creating and implementing the Finance Automation Delivery Framework and mentoring team members in a range of roles on Process efficiencies and Automation Delivery

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defining the creation and evolution of the Primark Finance RPA Delivery Framework
  • Manage the planning of future process on-boarding, ensure timely delivery of automations
  • Create and deliver Sprint plans and project reporting to communicate project status to stakeholders
  • Perform opportunity assessment activities, evaluate and validates business cases;
  • Monitor automation prerequisites setup (hardware and software infrastructure, user access, etc.)
  • Maintain the product backlog and plan Sprint execution;
  • Manage daily scrum meetings, Sprint planning, Sprint review meetings;
  • Coordinate user stories and testing plan definition
  • Monitor test scenarios outcomes
  • Mentor colleagues on best practice for RPA process assessment and development techniques
  • Engagement with business and IT change management teams to proactively manage operational and system changes to maintain service delivery
  • Own the operating model for the delivery of high quality and consistent automated
  • processes
  • Be able to manage a control a virtual bot workforce once deployed in Production, defining and tracking Automation KPIs
  • Manage the relationship with RPA vendor in case of RPA platform or workflow challenges
  • Understanding the existing Finance Systems landscape – identifying opportunities for efficiency and improvement, and working with the Change Lead and Finance BA to deliver system enhancements and/or implement new applications with a proven business benefit
  • Support the GFR (Goods For Resale) and GNFR (Goods Not For Resale) Global Process Owners to develop the process vision, strategy and objectives for the end-to-end processes that impact Finance Operations and the wider Finance Team

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Track record in leading/mentoring individuals on development and delivery disciplines
  • Experience dealing with C-Level Leaders and getting buy-in to implement new and emerging technologies
  • Good oral presentation skills with the ability to present non-technical details to a technical audience
  • Good written skills with the ability to produce clear and concise documentation;
  • Good inter-personal skills, communicating well with process SMEs, business process owners, and other members of the Automation team
  • A self-starter who delivers high quality work and can adapt to challenges, either individually or as part of a team
  • Commercial awareness and mind-set, with ability to demonstrate a sound knowledge of wider business
  • Excellent planning and project management skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule for self and team and work within agreed timescales

Successful candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • At least 5 years in a team coordination role spanning Finance and/or Operations, with experience delivering Business/IT Transformation
  • Knowledge of Business/System Analysis in a structured environment
  • Demonstrates initiative with strong work ethic
  • Operates with a high level of integrity, diplomacy, tact and professionalism
  • Experience designing, documenting and developing workflows using Automation Anywhere as a certified developer would be an advantage
  • Experience designing, documenting and developing workflows using Alteryx would be an advantage
  • Finance background and/or a knowledge of industry-leading ERPs (Oracle Financials etc) is essential
  • Experience with Agile Development and Project Management
  • Experience with Six Sigma or other process engineering methodologies would be an advantage

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