Goodman Masson

Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Head of Regulatory Reporting Curerntly recruiting for a Head of Regulatory Reporting role at a Global Investment Management business. The role works closely with senior stakeholders across different departments, including Wealth Management, Finance, Treasury and Risk. Resposibilities: The Head of Reg will have responsibility for all regulatory returns to the PRA and FCA for the Banking Group, Asset Manager and Life Insurance businesses. You will lead a team of 4 to complete the production and reporting for: - Pillar 1 and Pillar 3 reporting - Production of Pillar 2 documents - ICAAP and ILAAP documents - COREP and Solvency II returns You will also be responsible for assessing the impact of business acquisitions and business developments on the capital and liquidity position of the Group. Other responsibilities include: - The production of MI which includes forecasting and stress testing the capital and liquidity position of the Group - Representing the business at industry trade bodies and understanding the impact of upcoming regulation - Prudential analysis work for overseas regulated entities Requirements: - Qualified accountant who has 10 years plus experience within FS - Proven ability to manage senior stakeholders - Great communication skills and attention to detail - Ability to quickly consume information and form opinions - Project Management experience
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Finance Project Manager required for an 18 months FTC to join a worldwide leading media business! The role will be reporting into the Group Controller. You will be responsible for the final stages of SAP delivery to align with the TV scheduling system with the downstream of SAP financial record. Responsibilities: Programme manage the delivery of the project Management of the remaining phased Go-live project plan Responsibility for project budget during remaining phases, hyper-care and closeout Overall oversight & responsibility for remaining SAP PCR Project finance deliverables Proactively manage a current issue log and co-ordinate progress with teams / business & where possible seek to resolve personally. Issues are primarily driven from post go-live finance staff who are still understanding end-to-end process. Note: manuals and documentation is already created. Line manage Finance project analyst and dotted line management of 3 SAP technical project resources (1 on-shore / 2 off-shore). Establish a best practice sharing forum as part of the business as usual support model Help train users on SAP Analyse all Networks finance close processes, prepare a gap assessment and support to design standard approach Oversee team of 4 Project Accountants who will work with different regions to analyse gaps in monthly close reporting, design processes to close gaps, train and implement new processes Responsible for monthly reporting to central Project team, Oversee preparation of desktop procedures for all monthly tasks to be rolled out to all regions The successful candidate a qualified accountant with project management experience. You will have experience managing project plans, timelines and budgets.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
I am recruiting for a Programme Manager with experience of delivering various systems projects within an Actuarial capacity. You will be reporting into the Chief Actuary and be responsible for managing the delivery of various projects, working within a matrix system alongside a range of stakeholders and prioritising workload for your team of 5 reports. You will either come from an actuarial background or have worked in an actuarial project team and be comfortable running projects in areas such as valuations, reporting, SII, IFRS17 and ORSA to name a few. Daily duties include: Ensuring projects are adequately resourced Tracking projects and ensuring they are delivered on time and to budget Managing the expectations of the team of actuaries Identifying risks, issues and requirements Assisting with development projects in Prophet In order to be considered for this role, you will have strong experience working within an actuarial team focusing in Life Insurance with good working knowledge of Prophet. You will have a background in delivering multiple projects and directing a team or teams of developers, modellers and actuaries. On offer is a very supportive working environment, competitive salary and benefits including car allowance, pension and annual bonus. If you would like to find out more, please get in touch on or email me on .
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
A rapidly growing Technology business is looking for a Finance Director to lead the business through an extended period of transformation and growth. The Finance Director will report to the Board, leading and developing the Finance department throughout what promises to be an exciting few years. The Finance Director will own all areas of Finance, ranging from the delivery of the core, monthly financial processes through to highly strategic work. This may include anything from providing business partnering support to a wide range of teams (Sales, Marketing, Commercial etc) through to involvement in transaction activity such as M&A. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following: an aptitude for leadership, team management experience, a strong business partnering skill set and examples of where they have added value to the business through financial analysis. This individual will also need to provide clear examples of where they have provided strategic support to a Board as well as experience of negotiating with external parties. This is a hugely exciting opportunity for the right individual. It will not be an easy ride and the role demands someone who has a formidable amount of drive and passion for their work. The business is privately funded but may seek external funding over the next couple of years in order to achieve their ambitious growth plans. The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (ideally ACA) with significant post qualified experience in a Finance Director position. Someone looking to make their first move into a 'Number One' position (i.e. stepping up from a regional or divisional FD position) will also be considered as long as they can display the above experience.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Global Group Financial Controller - Commodities Trading - Central London My client is looking for a qualified finance professional with around 10 year's experience to join their London based team. The candidate will be joining as the Global Group Financial Controller. They will be an accounting qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA with experience in commodities or a similar industry. The Global Group Financial Controller will be business and commercially minded and will be sufficient in SAP. The key responsibilities will be Monthly review and analysis, business plan for the division, analysis of capex and act as a point of communication between risk and the business. There will be some travel involved in this role to oversees entities and French or Spanish language skills would be desirable. Global Group Financial Controller - Commodities Trading - Central London
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 17, 2018
I'm currently working with a well-known high street fashion retailer based in West London who are looking for a Senior Commercial Finance Manager - International to join the team. The business is doing incredibly well in comparison to other businesses in the Retail space - they are cash strong, have no debt and are expanding globally. The team has a relatively flat structure and are very welcoming to new ideas and people who want to challenge the norm and bring fresh concepts to the business. This is a great opportunity for an established Finance Manager to add true value to a growing business. The role of Senior Commercial Finance Manager - International will involve: - Business partnering with non finance staff across the business - Manage two direct reports - Undertake extensive analysis of their franchise stores and European subsidiaries - Review store performances, KPIs and trends - Highlight opportunities and risks - Have full ownership over the International P&L The suitable candidate for the role of Senior Commercial Finance Manager - International will be/have: - Qualified accountant with 3-5 years' PQE (CIMA, ACA or ACCA) - Experience within an international business. Retail would be a bonus! - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Able to influence senior stakeholders - Commercial finance experience - Strong Excel and modelling skills
Goodman Masson Berkshire, UK
Aug 16, 2018
A small Academy Trust in Slough are looking to recruit an interim Finance Director as soon as possible. If you have experience working within a school in a finance leadership role and are available immediately - please apply.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 16, 2018
A global multi site leisure business is looking to recruit an ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified candidate to join its finance function. You will be responsible for the delivery of group consolidated reporting to stakeholders across the group. Reporting into the Finance Director this is a senior role in the company and will oversee the provision of financial and accounting support to strategic initiatives. Key responsibilities include: -Provide internal and external financial reporting for the Group -Drive process improvement and efficiency -Manage the production of the Group's quarterly and annual reports -Deliver the monthly management reporting pack -Oversee the group head office cost centre reporting and planning -Implement accounting policies and procedures across the business -Drive process improvement -Delivery the year end process -Support on acquisitions and corporate restructuring -Manage investor relationships You will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with experience in a group management role with international experience. You will need strong working knowledge of IFRS with international group consolidation experience. Managing a team of 3 this is a senior role within a market leader in the leisure sector.
Goodman Masson Staines-upon-Thames, UK
Aug 16, 2018
This company are a fast-developing group of luxury care homes and luxurious retirement developments across the country. They are now looking for a Financial Controller to join their small Finance team based in Staines. The role will be wide and versatile, with exposure to the all-round finance function. Responsibilities include: Overseeing a small finance team Production of monthly Management Accounts and year end Audit packs Regular review of balance sheets Review of supplier payment runs and purchase ledger Budgeting and forecasting Review and improvement of group financial internal controls Monthly and quarterly VAT returns Dealing with bank queries Assisting the Head of Finance with ad hoc project work
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Director of Resources - Central London - International Charity My client is an international development organisation, the UK arm of which is still in start-up phase, but will be growing by +£4million thanks to newly-secured grants. With a US parent company, this organisation works in developing countries across the globe with the aim of providing sustainable infrastructure, health care, education and policies. As Interim Director of Resources you would join this organisation at a pivotal time, and will have the autonomy to substantially grow their UK team. Main responsibilities include: Working with the Washington-based CFO, overseeing all financial functions Managing the procurement, facilities, HR, IT, governance and legal functions of the UK body Implementation of financial controls and policies for the organisation's European operations Leading on annual budgeting for Europe and preparing, monitoring and reconciling project and programme budgets Act as lead contact for the Charity Commission and Companies House. Support the preparation and submission of annual reports and annual returns Providing strategic support to operations staff based in Washington DC Growing the UK team with the immediate focus being bringing the Finance Officer function in-house The successful candidate will: Be a Qualified Accountant, with substantial post-qualification experience in a Head of or Director of Resources role Have managed multiple corporate resources (most importantly finance, procurement, facilities and legal) Have worked in the charity sector, and be familiar with grants-funded organisations Show that they have strong experience building teams, and training new members of staff If you would like to discuss this role further then please send through an up to date copy of your CV to or, if this role isn't right for you but you would like to hear more about the charities sector then do get in touch Director of Resources - Central London - International Charity
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 16, 2018
One of the leading, specialist driven Biopharmaceuitcal companies who have a global presence are looking for an Internal Auditor to join their team. This leading company are worldwide with their medicines being used all over the world. They look to discover new solutions and improve the quality of life for their patients. This company are looking for an Experienced Internal Auditor to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate will need to have experience within External and Internal Audit and have a good understanding of internal processes. Experience within the pharmaceutical industry would be beneficial as well as hands on experience with SAP. Here are some of the responsibilities: - Ensuring missions are prepared, executed and communicated effectively and to quality expectations. - Communicates audit results to the lead auditor supported by evidence. - Liaise with auditee(s) and relevant senior management to ensure action plan and recommendations are agreed with timelines, ownership and deliverables. - Contributes to the audit dashboard and metrics reports required for presentation to senior management. There is a lucrative salary on offer as well as the opportunity to progress within the business in the future. If this is of interest please apply now.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Your Responsibilities: The Senior IT internal Auditor, assisting in strategic goals by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of these processes. Lead the planning and execution of audits across the business (evaluating the changes to decrease risk, cost and increase control in accordance with the Internal Audit Methodology, processes and procedures) Identify control weaknesses and opportunities for control improvement, providing appropriate findings and recommendations to a high standard Deliver high quality reports of the results of completed audits to management through excellent verbal and written communication Assist in the development of the annual audit plans and provision of advice to the business around audit, as well as the reporting associated Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment taking responsibility for audit planning and development of the audit program, preparing all relevant audit papers and reports and presenting to the business Oversight of analysts on individual audits including allocation and review of audit work as well as day to day support and advice, including about their development When working with our co-source partners, manage the engagement and relationship to facilitate their work and ensure the deliverables meet the requirements. Your Skills Significant and diverse IT audit experience. Demonstrable experience of working for large multinational organisation, with good exposure to senior stakeholders Demonstrable experience of working independently on internal audit reviews as well as in a team environment IT Audit qualification (e.g. CISA, CISSP) A good educational record up to and including degree level Strong knowledge of risk management and audit principles and an understanding of audit philosophy, methods and techniques e.g. flowcharts, interviewing, presentation. Strong communication and influencing skills Commercial awareness This is a great opportunity for someone looking to move over to a global company where you will play a significant part in the development of the business. It is a very exciting time for the company, with some internal plans for the future. There will also be opportunities to progress within the business, developing your career and shaping your learning development. Apply immediately if you would like to be considered for this position.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Responsibilities: Undertake IT audit projects to departmental and other appropriate standards Audit work will include reviews of: IT Security Projects and programmes IT suppliers IT General Controls Work with the Risk & Audit management team to maintain and develop relationships with key stakeholders. Review technical data, identify associated risks and interpret this into easy to understand terms for non-IT colleagues. Ensure that reported actions agreed with management are followed-up to establish whether they have been carried out to an acceptable level. Assist with the preparation of appropriate Management and Audit Committee reporting. Use expertise in IT audit to assist other members of the Risk & Audit team in addressing IT risks as part of their work. Assist in the continuing development and improvement of the Risk & Audit team. Carry out and oversee other work as required. Working with external providers. Your Skills: At least 3 years previous IT audit experience. Has participated in security audits. Working in a global organisation with senior stakeholders. Risk assessment prior to undertaking an audit. Project/Programme assurance. Good relationship management capability, including dealing confidently with senior management. Enthusiastic, confident and a team player. Flexible and positive approach to work, including willingness to undertake substantial international business travel. Able to pay attention to detail whilst combining with the ability to see the big picture. Organised and able to prioritise and meet deadlines. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to join a global business where you will be a pioneer in the industry as well as take responsibility for the development in the team. There will also be opportunities to progress within the business, developing your career and shaping your learning development. If you would like to be considered for this position and the opportunity to join an ambitious, agile business, please apply today.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
A Multi Academy Trust in London are looking to recruit a strong Financial Accountant as soon as possible. You must be an ACA/ACCA/CIPFA/CIMA qualified Accountant in order to be considered, a background in audit would be a massive advantage. Manage and develop the Financial Accounting team Manage the preparation of the Financial Statements and the subsequent audit process through to satisfactory completion of the annual audit Preparation of monthly VAT returns Preparation and submission of regulatory returns required by the EFA Assure compliance with internal controls, to include identifying, enhancing and implementing internal control improvements Ensure accounting systems are maintained and are set up to deliver timely and meaningful management information Ensure key balance sheet accounts are reconciled and follow up any review points from these reconciliations Oversight of the AP process to ensure the process runs smoothly and that any queries are dealt with accordingly Oversight of the school debtors ensuring that an accurate listing of debtors is maintained and that problem debts are dealt with accordingly Work with the Management Accounting team to ensure all capital projects are managed and correctly accounted for First stage review and approval of business cases to support capital expenditure To manage the treasury function and produce short, medium and long term cash flow forecasts Ensure financial policies and procedures remain fit for purpose as the Federation grows by monitoring, reviewing and developing them as necessary Remain fully appraised of all financial rules and regulations that govern us, actively monitor EFA and DfE guidance and initiatives to ensure the Federation remains compliant with regulation and reporting requirements
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Financial Controller - Renewable Energy - Central London I am working with a fast-growing renewable energy business. The business is based in Central London and specialise in Wind Energy. They are market leading and their UK JV has done exceptionally well in the past ten years. The Renewable Energy business operate a strong progression culture, both vertically and laterally. They are looking for a qualified finance professional to come in as a Financial Controller. The Financial Controller will be responsible for both the management accounts and group reporting so experience with complex entities is essential. The Financial Controller will also be using SAP, so systems experience is important. Furthermore, the Financial Controller will be a key point of contact with a wide variety of stakeholder's including the operations, asset management and tax teams. Therefore, the Financial Controller will need excellent communication and business partnering skills. Financial Controller - Renewable Energy - Central London
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
My client, a medium sized, fast growth company is seeking a Commercial Finance Controller to business partner the sales director and the wider sales team to drive performance within the UK business. This role is a dynamic and highly commercial role which enables sales teams to achieve all targets and objectives as well as leading the business unit to achieve new strategic goals. The position aims to influence decisions of brand teams to maximise value creation with insightful and actionable financial analysis for all significant investment decisions. The Commercial Finance Controller will deliver ROI targets and promotional optimisation through forward planning. This role will manage a team of 6 qualified accountants providing coaching and development opportunities. This role requires a qualified accountant with substantial commercial decision support and business partnering experience. Strong analytic skills and the ability to communicate effectively across all levels and functions across the business is essential. The successful candidate must of has experiance working within a profesional services company and be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified.