Job Title: Financial Business Improvements Manager


Closing Date: 30 April 2024

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Well-Safe Solutions, Aberdeen, though there may be a requirement to visit and work at other company locations or supplier’s premises as required.

The postholder must be able to attend our global headquarters in Aberdeen.

Job Type:


Reporting Line:

The Financial Business Improvements Manager will report directly to the Director of Finance.


The Financial Business Improvements Manager will help to enable the strategic and dynamic growth of the business. To identify and deliver key
transformational processes and procedures, which support the effective delivery of the financial requirements of the business.

Key responsibilities:
The Financial Business Improvements Manager will be required to:
  •  Own, improve and report on Business Systems strategic initiatives to create value for Well-Safe and its stakeholders.
  • Continually review and improve existing financial processes to ensure they are aligned with the most efficient and effective working practices to support growing business operations.
  • Maximise existing system functionality to support efficient and effective working practices to support growing business operations.
  • Continual review of business financial systems to ensure output remains fit for purpose as the organisation grows and diversifies.
  • Develop and deliver approved financial processes to all required system/process users ensuring comprehensive understanding of requirements and therefore accuracy of data input/compliance.
  • Project manage implementations, upgrades, and fixes to boost productivity. Ensure tasks are delivered within budget and in line with deadlines.
  • Proactively discuss with all Business Unit Managers their financial data and reporting needs, scoping out changes, and subsequently defining and implementing solutions to improve the management and control of their designated area of responsibility.
  • Support and assist on creation and maintenance of all reporting needs including PowerBI and multi-currency, multi-entity consolidation tools.
  • Collaborate and pro-actively engage to build relationships with 3rd party software providers to ensure developments are aligned with OEM system updates.
  • Researching and recommending future technology to enhance business operations.
  • Managing business systems analyst personnel to support ongoing system development.
Key outcomes:
  •  A clearly defined Business Systems Roadmap with stakeholder engagement and support to implement.
  • Multiple finance business improvement projects being effectively delivered on time and within budget.
  • Everyone working within the confines of financial controls embedded within the business process/guidelines.
  • Efficient and effective use of all systems and process which facilitates responsive and dynamic decision-making.
  • Financial systems and processes evolve in a timely to support continuing business growth.
Limits of authority:

Full responsibility for all operational activities within the philosophies and constraints laid out in the job description.

The company reserves the right to amend or change the activities listed, taking into account the job holder’s qualifications and experience to enable the business needs to be met.

Knowledge & Competency:


  •  Qualified Accountant.
  • 5+ years demonstrable experience in a financial business systems role utilising multiple financial systems and associated interfaces.
  • Experience in System Implementation, change management and project leadership.
  • Solid understanding of business operations and how they impact financial requirements.
  • End to end experience of designing and delivering process improvement changes and embedding into business as usual.
  • Organised, diligent, and dynamic, with the ability to manage multiple (and conflicting) workstreams to ensure successful delivery of our objectives.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Ability to influence and engage with colleagues as well as external stakeholders (at all levels).
  • Team player and relationship builder.
  • Proficient use of ERP systems, Office 365 and advanced Excel skills.
  • Previous experience with PowerBI, PowerQuery and other reporting tools.
  • Excellent analytical and reasoning skills, plus excellent organisational skills.