Project Manager (Finance Change) at NewDay, Leeds/Remote, 6 Months, £Contractor Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (Leeds, UK)
  • May 15, 2024
6 Months or more

Contract Description


Your new role At NewDay

To project manage from a finance and treasury perspective the delivery of Project Stratus while working closely with different financial departments to action project deliverables. 

During the duration of the contract you’ll deliver:

  • Representing Finance as the main point of contact for the programme, taking responsibility for the plan delivery
  • Engaging the appropriate programme team members to actively seek to resolve open items for finance and treasury.
  • Identifying risks and taking measures to prevent delays and budgetary constraints
  • Manage and communicate all risks, assumptions, dependencies and issues with key stakeholders.
  • Lead day-to-day operations of the project and be collaborative
  • Stakeholder management
  • Working with programme team and other stakeholders to ensure documentation is audit standard as required

What you’ll bring

  • Demonstrable  project/change experience within a regulated financial services organisation.
  • Understanding of finance processes, risks and controls for mid-size and listed organisations (credit cards preferred).
  • Experience and working knowledge of internal control standards and regulatory requirements across financial operations, financial statement close processes and finance IT functions.
  • IT literacy in financial systems, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good knowledge of test planning & associated documentation.
  • Governance, Problem solving, Organsational skills.
  • Prioritisation skills for self & team.
  • Facilitation, negotiation, managing difficult conversations.
  • Dependency mapping & management, links into planning.
  • Project reporting/packs.

Personal Attributes:

  • The successful candidate will have previous experience of doing a similar role. You will be a tenatious self-starter who will lead the project specifcally from the stand point of the finance and treasury teams and their deliverable items to support the wider project.
  • You will be a confident communicator and able to liaise with both financial and non-financial employees, including at Senior Management level to support escalation requirements.
  • Be able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with a wide group within the business, building a level of mutual trust & respect.
  • Be able to communicate and conduct self with the highest levels of integrity, providing and accepting feedback as a way of improving performance.

About NewDay

We help people move forward with credit,
and help our colleagues to move their careers forward too.

We use our highly flexible, scalable, and multi-product digital credit engine to power over 120 million transactions every year. Our brands include Aqua, marbles, fluid and Bip. We partner with leading brands such as John Lewis, AO, Argos and DEKO.

Over 5 million UK customers are supported by our award-winning customer service.

At NewDay, we value all types of diversity. We’re an equal opportunity employer and believe that our differences create a vibrant, authentic working culture. We want all our colleagues to feel able to bring their whole selves to work. We don’t discriminate on the basis of age, physical or mental disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and carer status, race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We make sure that every job is crafted to be inclusive and that people with disabilities or caring responsibilities can take part in the application and interview process. Tell us if you need accommodations: we’ll put reasonable adjustments in place to support you.