Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
I am working for a big four they are looking for a Manager and Senior Manager for their Global Business Services (GBS) is one of the key capability solutions in our Financial Management within my clients practice. There Financial Management practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading organisations across B2B and B2C, and public sector. GBS is the next stage in maturity for organisations looking to drive increased value from their operating models, particularly where some shared services and outsourcing has been deployed. GBS delivers business support services by deploying common processes, tools and best practices, generating synergies across multiple function areas (eg Finance, HR and IT) by consolidating activities into one centralized function. Services are delivered on a global scale - using centers of expertise, captive shared services and outsourcing - to optimize scale and capabilities across all functions. They help organisations architect their GBS sourcing strategy covering captive shared services and outsourcing. We support clients through the life cycle of design, build implement & improve and as appropriate, service provider selection and contracting. They are looking for the following; Proven outsourcing, shared services, GBS and/or consulting experience, including evidence of leading significant change projects; Full life cycle experience of a transformation program from strategy through detailed design to implementation Proven ability to develop accounts, build a pipeline, and win new work; Robust understanding of the F&A Function of a large organisation, including interdependencies with the supply chain and the business units; Experience building SSC or BPO/ITO delivery capability; Experience working in a global capacity, ideally working with or delivering from an offshore location; Leading responses to RFPs in finance transformation/GBS; Shared Service Centers - end-to-end SSC design and implementation including organisation design, service management, infrastructure and technology, process re-design and transition planning and implementation BPO - sourcing strategy, outsourcing RFP, vendor selection, contract and negotiation Governance Services - all key areas of a services governance program, including contract management, supplier relationship management, performance management & service level frameworks, continuous improvement & innovation, commercials and overall program management Global Business Services Architecture & Design - - GBS strategy & vision, operating model options, location strategy, services scope, business case This is a great opportunity to join a big four and develop your career to the next level. You must be a qualified accountant or hold a MBA.