Managing a high-performance finance team can be difficult but ensuring your team is managed correctly will make sure your business is in good health to take on competition and other challenges. Here are some tips on how to manage a high-performance finance team.
Build the right culture – Your entire team should follow the same culture and one that is ideally the same as the organization. The company culture should set the tone of the company’s work ethics and help to shape the day to day activities of the firm.
Set goals for everyone – If everyone in the team is working to achieve the set goal, each will be able to stay motivated and motivate each other. Recruits should also be given clear goals so that they can align themselves with the team’s goals.
Define a structure – Most finance positions will have days that they need to work longer hours than their usual work hours. To ensure that people can put in overtime and are paid accordingly, it is important that procedures and systems are in place that captures overtime easily and correctly. Work that is not popular should also be done by the entire team to help junior members understand that their work is also important.
Create the atmosphere to motivate – An enjoyable work atmosphere is important as it means that employees are happy to come to work every day and will be less likely to take unnecessary leave. Look at comfortable workspaces, with a cafeteria and washrooms that are clean and well equipped.