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Senior Finance Technology Manager


Manchester, GB

Opening Date:  20-May-2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Job Description

Role Title:

Senior Finance Technology Manager

Reports to:

Head of IT for HR, Finance, Purchasing, Communications, Legal and Partnerships  


Information Technology



Closing Date for Applications: 02/06/2023

Role specific purpose:     

Purpose:  As the Senior Finance Technology Manager, you will lead the design, development and execution of the systems strategy and roadmap for City Football Group in Partnership with the Finance Leadership Team. You will act as the subject matter expert and conduit between Finance and IT. Identify solutions and drive for continuous improvement. You will need to document the as-is and to-be business processes and make recommendations with regards to a new Accounting ERP implementation, drawn from solid previous experience.


Role specific accountabilities:


Capture and interpret business and functional requirements, producing the business process architecture, system specifications and logical designs necessary to modify, enhance or develop solutions to support Finance


Understanding the impact of requirements on CFG (City Football Group) processes and the business areas that use them by undertaking current state analysis


Leading and facilitating project workshops, engaging stakeholders, subject matter experts and attendees at all levels


Formulating and defining systems scope and objectives based on customer, end user, business system and industry requirements


To identify cost-effective solutions and delivery methodologies to ensure the best possible cost, time, and quality delivery of change


Business Partner Finance and plan out their technical roadmap


Responsible for participating throughout the project life cycle, from design, implementation, go-live and post implementation support

Role specific knowledge, skills and experience:  


  • 10+ years of Finance Business Processes and Finance IT Applications experience
  • Microsoft Office suite proficient
  • End to end implementation experience of an Accounting ERP Business Application - Business World (Agresso), SAP Finance, Oracle, Workday etc
  • Financial Planning and Analysis systems implementation experience
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Analytical
  • Problem-solver
  • Friendly, approachable personality
  • Ability to understand the impact of issues according to business needs
  • Takes responsibility for resolving issues and reducing call volume with trend analysis
  • Service Management


Personal Attributes 

  • Leadership skills - able to motivate, coach   and develop others 
  • Strong influencing skills and problem-solving 
  • Strong focus on IT transformation



  • Global rollout experience of a Finance ERP solution



City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. 

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact


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