Business Service Centre

The Business Service Centre (BSC) was set up in 2003 and is based in Spinningfields in Manchester. We have four teams within this area: Financial Accounting and Banking, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Financial Systems Operations.

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Together they are responsible for reconciling our balance sheet control accounts, paying our suppliers, collecting any outstanding monies and administering our financial system.

The following is a breakdown of what each team is responsible for and the roles available within them.

Financial Accounting and Banking

This team is responsible for reconciling our bank accounts, integrating all store cash accounts, and collating management information for the Finance and Accounting Shared Service Centre.

Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable team is responsible for paying all our supplier invoices, which includes payments to Food, General Merchandise and non-merchandise suppliers.

Accounts Receivable

This team looks after billings to third parties and inter-companies, as well as collecting debt, and reconciling control accounts.

Finance Systems Operations

Our Operations team provide administration services for most finance systems, and provide analysis and implementation support for new and ongoing developments.

Finance and Accounting Shared Services roles

We have a range of finance and system-based roles across the department and regularly have opportunities for highly motivated, enthusiastic people to join us.

Below we’ve detailed three of the key roles we recruit for.

Managers and Team Leaders

Every team will have an Operational Manager. They are responsible for management of the team and for maintaining strong financial control across the area they’re in charge of. Within each team there will also be a Team Leader who reports directly to the Operational Manager and is responsible for managing up to 15 Finance Assistants.

Systems Analysts and Systems Administrators

They provide system support for the day-to-day running of the finance operation. They also provide support for systems implementation and manage the impact of business priorities on our finance systems, resolving business queries in line with service level agreements.

Finance Assistants

Our assistants are responsible for delivering excellent customer service and processing daily workloads in line with our service level agreements.

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