Shared Services - Staffordshire
As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.
Central England Co-operative is one of the largest and most successful independent co-operatives in the UK, with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties, from the heart of England to its eastern shores. Our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.
About the role
An exciting opportunity to join the newly formed Finance Shared Service team as Finance Master Data Manager. The role will have overall control over the finance master data processes, including price, product, vendor, customer and general ledger data, ensuring accuracy in the data that links to customer experience and business performance. This is a fantastic opportunity to take master data to a new level for the Society and work closely with internal customers to drive a real step change.
Leading a team you'll ensure your colleagues provide an effective and efficient service in accordance with agreed quality and performance measures through great leadership which supports the provision of a world class standard transactional operation.
Ensuring the strategic objectives for the finance master data team are aligned to those of Finance Shared Services and the broader Society, you'll be responsible for maintaining best in class processes and systems, delivering within allocated budget and resource allocation. Regular communication with key internal customers on important issues impacting finance master data and wider processes will be important to the success of this role.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in managing finance master data with a sound understanding of data processes and systems, particularly with regards to price and product. With a passion for continuous improvement you'll be able to demonstrate where you've made changes to processes showing a commercial focus in how your influence stakeholders to adapt to new ways of working. The ideal candidate will have a Business Intelligence background or IT knowledge, with strong leadership skills.
A successful leader you'll know how to best motivate your teams to deliver against agreed KPIs/SLA's especially within changing environments. The ability to work with pace and urgency in a demanding working environment is also required in this role as is the ability to work accurately with strong attention to detail, with a real customer focus.
And in return....
As a Central England Co-operative colleague you will enjoy a wide range of benefits, including bonus, health checks, Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.
At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.Apply Now
Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.
Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.
Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.
At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.
We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.