Finance Business Improvement Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Temporary full-time

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1402435

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Finance Business Improvement Manager based in Belfast

Finance Business Improvement Manager

FT / Temp (2 years)

Ref: 19/107340


Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and talented Finance Business Improvement Manager to join Queen’s University

The Finance Directorate at Queen’s is taking forward a programme of process improvement projects to leverage our use of technology, simplify and standardise processes whilst meeting the needs of end users.

This role will involve identifying and implementing opportunities for process improvements to drive further efficiency and effectiveness in finance processes, gaining stakeholder buy in, and co-ordinating project and change management activities.

The successful candidate will:

– Based on the prioritised Development Plan, the individual will undertake reviews of As-Is business processes and working practices to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of finance operations, whilst maintaining a sound internal control framework. 

– Use data analysis to inform proposals and lead workshops to review the As-Is.  Identify opportunities for improvement, design To-Be processes, assess impacts and benefits, as well as policy changes required.  

– Re-engineer current processes, work with stakeholders to achieve buy in. Incorporate best practice into processes with a focus on data quality, efficiency, standardisation, internal controls and digitisation.  Work closely with the Financial Systems & Business Support team in design and functional specification development, where system developments are required.Prepare business process documentation.

– Co-ordinate change management activities for initiatives.  Lead on the development of training materials, desk manuals, and end user procedures and deliver training.

Queen’s University has a generous benefits package to include 42 days annual leave, 18% employer pension contribution and family friendly policies.   

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form 

Further information about the Directorate can be found at //

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 May 2019

Salary scale: £40,792 – £50,132 per annum (potential to progress to £53,175 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website 

Closing date: Monday 29 April 2019