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Transformation Portfolio Lead - Merger

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Salary £80k to £95k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sectors Finance & Accountancy
Projects & Change Management
Job Reference T81/AXM/28792
Contact Andrew Mackay
Date posted 09-05-2018

The Portfolio Financial Lead works with a Programme Portfolio Lead and between them they support 4/5 material transformation programmes with a total programme lifetime spend of circa £300m. The Portfolio Financial Lead will work closely with the Financial Leads on the individual programmes and the BAU Finance Business Partners to ensure that the portfolio is delivering the financial benefits targeted to agreed phasing and provide financial challenge and assurance to ensure that any reporting up to and including market reporting is of an auditable quality.

The Portfolio Financial Lead will also work closely with the Transformation Programme Management Office to ensure they keep informed on the development of the programmes and to consider how any developments may impact the financials.

The individual is a senior accountant with an extensive level of work experience across various Finance departments including Management expenses and Reporting who also has experience of running the financial aspects of transformation programmes in excess of £100m of lifetime spend. They will have excellent stakeholder management and relationship skills with very good communication skills, be able to work independently and be able to lead virtual teams within a complex matrixed organisation.

Purpose statements:
• Working with the Head of Benefit Delivery and Tracking to set the financial direction for their portfolio of work
• To provide support to other members of the team as and when required
• To support the programmes in development of their initial and revised business cases as appropriate and provide appropriate challenge
• To review the costs provided by programmes and the central PMO and confirm they are in line with benefit delivery
• To lead virtual teams and work with Programme Financial Leads, BAU Finance and HR Business Partners to deliver the financial benefits of their portfolio
• To challenge the programmes on their financial benefit delivery and to lead the financial assurance work

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