Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Interim Finance Operations Manager


Reference: JM0056

Type: Temporary

Minimum Salary: £250.00

Maximum Salary: £275.00

Day rate

My exclusive client, a well-established service sector company based in Crewe is looking to appoint an Interim Finance Operations Manager to join their high calibre team. The group are now a multi-award winning international company who build, design, create and collaborate with leading companies in their sector to provide platforms, portals, apps and data which enhance the traditional offering in their niche industry.  This is initially a 6 month project but may lead to a more long term opportunity within the business.




Management, training & professional development of a small team of AP/AR Assistants

Review and ensure completeness and accuracy of customer invoicing (daily/weekly/monthly). Processing and issuing customer invoices when needed

Ensuring efficient and prompt recording of purchase order creation and authorisation, matching to supplier invoices (with manager approvals and goods-in confirmations) and proposed payments runs to the group treasury team

Designing and operating controls over suppliers, names and bank details to protect against loss or fraud

Manage staff expenses to be controlled, explained, authorised and paid efficiently

Oversee month-end close of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable ledgers (multi-country, multi-currency)

Support the annual audit process, process improvements and systems development

Support updates of Financial Control and Reporting team’s short-term cash flow model, with 13-week visibility

Process improvements and systems development for A/R & A/P, including roll-out & management of purchase order and invoice approvals processing and customer billing process improvements to improve accuracy, speed and usefulness and reducing re-keying and manual/off-line processes

Adhere to the company organisational financial policies and procedures

Develop these procedures in line with business goals and compliance needs

Support the company management accountants to answers questions and provide assistance to stakeholders, customers, and clients as needed

Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions.



Skills, Knowledge and Experience


Strong experience in a similar operational finance role

Excellent organisational skills and previous team management/development experience

Solid finance systems knowledge, previous systems change project exposure would be beneficial.