Finance Transition Lead - LG FSSC

West Yorkshire

Location: Bradford


Finance Transition Lead - Liberty Global Finance Shared Service Centre

Bradford or Vienna (travel required)

Competitive salary + bonus + benefits

Advert closing date: Friday 30th March 2018

Working for Liberty Global (LG), Virgin Media’s parent company, this role will deliver the centralisation of Accounting & Reporting activities into the Finance Shared Service Centre. Providing a vital link between the MD Financial Operations, the VP Accounting Operations and the operating company CFOs, the purpose of the role will be to oversee and manage the transition of finance activities into a centre of excellence.
Your duties will be wide ranging, but ultimately you will be responsible for:

* Management and execution of the end to end integration of accounting and external reporting activities, whilst implementing the finance target-operating model for the FSSC.
* Project management and leadership from initial feasibility studies for each OpCo continuing through to detailed due diligence work.
* Acting as the link between the project sponsors, SteerCo and wider stakeholders (HR, Legal, IT and Procurement) to ensure the transition is delivered to both budget and the agreed timeframe.
* Carrying out the recruitment of newly created roles within the LG FSSC .

* Providing optimal and transparent communication with the VP Accounting Operations, MD Financial Operations, Chief Accounting Officer and operating company CFOs throughout the process.
If you join us as a Finance Transition Lead to deliver the Liberty Global Finance Shared Service Centre we would want you to have:

* A professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA or equivalent), with approximately 10 years’ experience working in fast paced finance environments.
* Multi-geographical finance transformation project management experience.
* Strong Management Accounting and Reporting experience.
* Proven experience in providing budgeting and forecasting support for financials and headcount to a large operational function.
* Knowledge and experience with (SOX) control frameworks.
* Good working knowledge ERP systems (preferably Oracle and SAP).

* The ability to commit to extensive travel between Vienna and Bradford and other European locations.
Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company, with operations in 12 European countries under a number of consumer brands, including Virgin Media. We invest in the infrastructure and digital platforms that empower our customers to make the most of the video, internet and communications revolution. Our scale and commitment to innovation enables us to develop market-leading products delivered through next-generation networks that connect over 22 million customers subscribing to more than 46 million TV, broadband internet and telephony services.
Join and you’ll be part of the Liberty Global family. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too! You will get a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, performance related bonus and, of course, discounts across Virgin Media products and wider Virgin brands!
Come and be a part of something special. Join us!