Finance Manager - Finance Transformation - One GFR- 10 Month FTC

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
26 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
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Job role
Finance manager
Experience level

Flexible - Any Sainsbury's Store Support Centre and Home

In a nutshell

As a key member of the Finance transformation Team, this is a great opportunity to be involved in large scale change across the business, which will change the shape of our business over the coming years.

What you need to do

Provide guidance on the design and delivery of the One GFR project and lean into the project to represent Finance's requirements and risks

Clearly communicate the accounting impacts of process changes across several Non-Finance stakeholders

Liaise with business stakeholders to understand key business activity that will be impacted by the One GFR project and help design processes to reach the deliverables

Provide strong stakeholder management across Finance to ensure that all the Finance team's requirements are taken into consideration within the project.

Understand and be able to communicate the importance of the control framework into the project working groups

Manage the coordination of feedback into and back out of the project appropriately

Ensure that the project governance is maintained

Support the Senior Finance Manager and team across other projects where required

What you need to know and show

Qualified Accountant with large corporate experience desirable

Previous experience of Finance transformation and track record of delivery

Experience of large-scale payment and invoice processing and accounting operations in a retail environment

An understanding of Supply Chain, Logistics and Retail processes is desirable

Good knowledge of financial controls, end-to-end accounting processes and the drivers of process efficiency

Previous experience with finance systems is essential

Excellent communicator and relationship builder with financial and non-financial stakeholders

Good Microsoft Office skills

The ability to proactively engage with the business and motivate and influence others

The ability to communicate clearly and to influence a range of stakeholders effectively

What decisions I can make

Assess and recommend areas for further control and process efficiency improvements

Directly or indirectly manages


Support we will provide

Access to a variety of personal development tools e.g., Bitesize talks, online self-development tools, internal mentoring etc. You will also be supported by the transformation team, with access to a large pool of experiences and expertise to learn from and help drive your role and your personal development. You will be supported to drive your own development forward by creating personal PDPs.

Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.


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