Finance Project Manager

The Hut Group

Northwich, England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 04/29/2021
  • Website: thg.com
  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

THG is one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader. Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions. To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About Finance

Finance at THG is a rapidly growing and evolving team, covering all areas of finance from central functions such as accounts receivable and payable, treasury, tax and internal audit, to specific commercial teams for each of our divisions; Beauty, Tech, Consumer, Health and Brands. As the business expands and takes on new challenges in the form of acquired businesses or new ventures, finance is there to support every step of the way, leading to dynamic and challenging roles – no two days are the same! Common characteristics among our team are the ability to drive change, adaptability and resourcefulness, to ensure we can keep pace with the business, without compromising on financial control or sales performance.

About Your Role

THG is committed to building a world class and unique finance function where where we deliver excellent financial control, through optimal finance processes that drive the business performance forward and make THG Finance a great place to work.

The finance transformation team will:

    Standardise and streamline process to reduce costs and enhance control;
    Reduce manual intervention and leverage technology;
    Improve operational service levels and drive business performance;

As a key member of the Finance Transformation team, the Finance Project Manager will play a key role in the delivery of the Finance Transformation Strategy providing project management and business analysis skills across a large finance transformation programme consisting of a large number of large systems projects. In addition, the Finance PM will be integral to the successful integration of finance systems into the group’s central finance functions projects resulting from the group’s ongoing aggressive M&A strategy.

The Finance PM will work closely with key stakeholders across the Finance, Tech and other operational teams across the business to support the delivery of the above strategic objective


Requirements

Requirements:

Project manages large transformation projects across Finance

Gaining a full understanding of what the business wants to achieve;

Drawing up project plans, detailing timelines, identifying resources and budget requirements

Stakeholder management (Internal and external)

Overseeing the project and monitoring plans to ensure deadlines are met

Leading and managing testing of new functionality

Management of change including oversight and delivery of process and training documentation

Identifying risks and issues and ensuring these are flagged at the appropriate levels

Identification of risk and timeline mitigations


Qualifications:

Project Management Professional qualification (e.g. Prince II, Agile etc.)

Finance Qualification desirable but not essential

Experience:

Proven track record of successful project/ programme delivery in high volume relevant industry (e.g. FMCG, Ecommerce, financial services)

Finance Systems: Strong knowledge of finance management systems and technical ERP environments (SAP, Oracle, Sage), experience in implementing ERP cloud solutions (S4Hana, Oracle Cloud Financials, Sage);

Data Fluency in Finance – ability to evaluate and comprehend data and analytics reporting functions. Experience with BI platforms is valued but not essential

Benefits

Competitive Salary

Company Bonus

Company Discounts

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