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RB is different: ‘good enough’ isn’t good enough here.

 
RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company, We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.
 

Introduction:
 

Business Services Group is the Global shared service provider for RB Hygiene Home. In partnership with our off-shore team we deliver a Finance shared service model for our Markets with the aim to eliminate complexity by providing simple, fit for purpose, end-to-end process solutions and increase profitability by providing scalable, capable, centralised back-office services whilst being the custodians of consistent quality, control and best-practice and creating a robust operational excellence framework.

 
 
Role purpose:
 
 
  • To provide financial leadership within the Business Services Group
  • To ensure that the financial plans of Business Services Group have the appropriate rigour and governance delivering transparency of the financial performance
  • Oversee, analyse and drive improvement across all aspects of the BSG budget including: Programme and Operational spend, 3rd party charges, internal recharges and service pricing
  • Ownership of the BSG Global Financial Controls Framework (GFCF) and ensuring effective and efficient internal controls are embedded throughout operations and service delivery
  • Play a lead role in supporting the development of financial benefits cases, ensuring a robust and transparent reporting of benefits achievement against targets
 
Scope:
 
  • The role has overall responsibility for the BSG budget and provides input into all IMEX budgets by identifying and agreeing the cost of BSG services to be budgeted each financial year
  • The role will partner closely with both BSG Programmes and Operations Service Delivery
  • The role supports the Financial Controllership to embed Corporate policies and standard process controls
 
Accountabilities:
  • Develop and share annual financial plans for total onshore and offshore costs, together with periodic updates
  • Produce and present monthly management accounts, including analysis of variances and suggested corrective actions
  • Manage recharge process with markets to ensure fair, accurate and transparent billing
  • Ensure appropriate governance exists in the control of all fixed costs,
  • Manage the creation of purchase orders for contractual spend with third party service providers
  • Reconcile spend against plan and contract with 3rd Party Outsourced Provider
  • Review contract compliance and propose potential improvement opportunities
 
 
Key Challenges:

  • To develop strong financial focus underpinned by a strong process and control environment within Business Services
  • To articulate the financial benefits for RB of all BSG activities and to ensure delivery over time against forecasted savings
  • Drive accountability across the department for financial decisions and business case delivery.
 

Personal Attributes:

 
  • Keen eye for detail and uncompromising focus on reducing risk / preventing loss
  • Sound Judgment and strong business acumen, able to analyse variances and suggest realistic improvement actions
  • Collaborative with peers and colleagues to drive involvement and engagement
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage and engage with different level of stakeholders through superior communication and presentation skills.
  • Credible and forthright under challenge
  • Strong organising skills
 

Qualification and experience:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or qualified by experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge understanding of end to end financial processes
  • Knowledge of SAP and JD Edwards.
 
 
 

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organization.

 

Apply now for a chance to really change the game!

 

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