Senior Finance Transformation Manager

ICON Clinical Research Limited
Employment Type
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Reference: JR086814

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    Senior Finance Transformation Manager ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations. We develop new innovations, drive emerging therapies forward and improve patient lives. With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, ICON employed approximately 38,330 employees in 142 locations in 53 countries as at December 31st, 2021. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious senior manager to join ICON’s experienced and highly motivated finance team at an exciting time for the organization. The individual will play a key role in leading change across the finance organization following the acquisition by the Group of PRA Health Science Inc on 1 July 2021. The Role: The Senior Finance Transformation Manager will work with the wider finance team and finance leadership team in driving the Group’s integration and transformation objectives. This role will be key to identifying and supporting continuous improvement in policies and procedures across the accounting/financial reporting/business partnering group processes. Responsibilities will include:

    • Providing leadership in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of systems, initiatives and processes.
    • Collaboration and leadership within the wider finance organization in the integration of acquisition targets into the group finance structure
    • Working with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement group strategy and projects (finance, IT, legal, tax, treasury, HR)
    • Project management of significant change projects across all key finance disciplines
    • Establishing and leading effective communication across finance in respect of key change projects.
    • Preferably proficient in operating in and leading a strong SOX control environment, and providing guidance and direction to the wider group finance team for continuous improvement

    Experience requirements:

    • Strong communication and project management skills
    • Prior experience in finance process optimisation and automation is an advantage
    • Experience and exposure to a range of finance disciplines including e.g. systems change, best practice reporting
    • Working with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement group strategy and projects (finance, IT, legal, tax, treasury, HR)
    • An ability to identify and lead development, implementation and continuous improvement of projects systems, initiatives and processes.
    • An ability to identify areas for improvement and best in class practice
    • A confident, decisive person with strong interpersonal skills
    • An accomplished professional who is tenacious and determined
    • An experienced high performing ACA, ACCA with minimum 8 years PQE

    Benefits of Working in ICON:

    ICON enjoys a strong reputation for quality and is focused on staff development. We make it our mission to attract the most diverse and creative minds into the business and we continually strive to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a great career. We understand that our greatest asset is the skills and talents of our people and they are truly what set us apart. Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage. We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career. For further information about ICON, visit: and /pra.

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