Eames Consulting Group

Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 12, 2018
A specialist start up Private Equity firm based in the West End in London is looking to hire a Finance Manager to develop and take charge of finance related matters for the business and its funds. Following a successful fund raise, the firm are on a projected growth trajectory over the coming years. This position is broad, covering finance oversight, deal support and project/process improvement work. Key responsibilities: * Working closely with the fund administrators covering all aspects of fund reporting * Portfolio monitoring (actual vs budget), including evaluation of exit scenarios * Modelling and analysing fund transactions * Monitor and track deal costs * Answer ad hoc investor queries * Providing monthly management accounts * Creation of financial statements for the non-fund entities * Assisting in the collation of data, production of reports and presentations Key requirements: * Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) * Relevant private equity fund accounting experience in house or in practice/administration * Strong interpersonal skills and high levels of proactivity * Driven and hungry to be part of a successful growth story If you are looking for an incredibly exciting and unique opportunity within a growing Private Equity house in London, please click to apply. My client is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 11, 2018
Working for one of the leading insurance brands in the London Markets, you would assume the role of Project Manager on a business critical initiative to improve their core actuarial operations. Driven by a new system implementation, this project requires a refresh of how the firm captures finance data from their core business. This role is a combination of business and technology change, working with the Head of Finance Systems and the regional CFO to ensure the data feeding into the new actuarial platform is complete and of a high quality. Insurance domain experience is not required for this role but at least five years delivery experience as a Project Manager within large corporates is essential. You will ideally have worked on finance transformation or finance systems projects and be comfortable running steering committees with senior stakeholders. An exciting role in a progressive organisation working in the heart of the City. Please contact me for more detail. Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 11, 2018
A well-known Global Asset Manager who specialises in traditional as well as alternative investment management is seeking to hire a senior fund accountant into a commercial and business facing role. The firm have an incredibly high profile name in the market and have grown their London and European operations rapidly over the last 5 years. Altogether finance and fund accounting is roughly 15 people strong with this role newly created due to growth. Working as part of a specialist team, your role will cover all end to end fund accounting responsibilities for the firms fixed income strategies which includes a mixture of open and closed ended funds. Responsibilities will include: - Oversight of the monthly closing process for the investment portfolios (pricing, management fees, expenses etc) - Review and oversight of the fund accounting records maintained in-house - Assist with the corporate governance oversight of a multi-jurisdictional entity that covers offshore and onshore structures - Monitor investor capital activity, including contributions, withdrawals and income distributions - Fund cashflow management and monitoring against budget - Ensuring appropriate accounting recognition for corporate actions and investment restructurings - Reviewing and/or preparing regulatory returns, financial statements and oversight of fund audits - Calculating management fees and preparing invoices for separately managed accounts - Involvement in ad hoc project work as required Your background is likely to be: - Qualified Accountant - ACA/CA, ACCA or CIMA - with relevant experience in a fund accounting role from either traditional equity or fixed income funds or alternates like hedge funds, private equity or real estate - Experience in either a fund administration or in-house environment - A willingness to get involved in the day to day fund operations as well as fund accounting in a partially outsourced environment - Strong attention to detail, positive attitude, approachable personality, able to lead on high profile tasks - Good sense of humour and down to earth personality This role is offering a salary in the region of £60-70,000 depending on experience plus benefits and an exceptional (30%+) bonus linked to performance. Please apply online for immediate consideration! Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 10, 2018
Head of Project Management Office (PMO) - Up to £120,000 plus bonus - Available immediately A global, well-reputable consulting firm is looking for an experienced Head of PMO to join their growing Insurance Practice and provide senior management support to the Programme Management Office team and to ensure efficient and effective delivery of strategic development programmes through development and maintenance of a best-practice project and programme management framework. The responsibilities include: Drive performance within the areas under your direct control, to deliver optimum balance between performance, quality and productivity consistent with the firm's corporate and business plans. Provide leadership and vision necessary to deliver high levels of performance and to develop the team's full potential. Manage and lead a team - to lead the programme office team and raise its profile within the business through proactive engagement at senior team by anticipating, understanding and responding to their needs. Provide input into development of change management framework and support the Programme Managers in embedding change in the organisation. Delivering high performance Programme Management Office for organisation, including design of governance, programme and project processes, mentoring and other disciplines to enhance an organisations ability to successfully accomplish large and complex programmes and projects. The successful candidate will have: At least 5 years' experience leading the PMO function (within insurance is preferred) Worked across large and complex programmes with a significant budget Experience in leading a team and bringing about positive change within their firm/s. Excellent communication skills both internally and externally Flexibility to travel within the UK O) - Up to £120,000 plus bonus - Available immediately A global, well-reputable consulting firm is looking for an experienced Head of PMO to join their growing Insurance Practice and provide senior management support to the Programme Management Office team and to ensure efficient and effective delivery of strategic development programmes through development and maintenance of a best-practice project and programme management framework. The responsibilities include: Drive performance within the areas under your direct control, to deliver optimum balance between performance, quality and productivity consistent with the firm's corporate and business plans. Provide leadership and vision necessary to deliver high levels of performance and to develop the team's full potential. Manage and lead a team - to lead the programme office team and raise its profile within the business through proactive engagement at senior team by anticipating, understanding and responding to their needs. Provide input into development of change management framework and support the Programme Managers in embedding change in the organisation. Delivering high performance Programme Management Office for organisation, including design of governance, programme and project processes, mentoring and other disciplines to enhance an organisations ability to successfully accomplish large and complex programmes and projects. The successful candidate will have: At least 5 years' experience leading the PMO function (within insurance is preferred) Worked across large and complex programmes with a significant budget Experience in leading a team and bringing about positive change within their firm/s. Excellent communication skills both internally and externally Flexibility to travel within the UK Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 10, 2018
Eames Consulting is partnered with a boutique Private Equity firm based in Mayfair looking for a Finance Director to join their small finance team. The firm has made real gains across the Real Estate market since their inception, and pride themselves on their flexible and unique investment style across the Pan-European market. They are looking for an experienced Financial/ Fund Controller with exposure to Private Equity looking for a step up in role and autonomy; this would be an opportunity to lead the finance team at a crucial point of growth for the firm. As a Finance Director you will lead the team in: *Financial management of the management company:Cash flow and budget management, financial control, statutory reporting and coordination of annual audits *Setting and reviewing annual budgets, forecasts and re-forecasts, including planning, implementing and maintaining accountancy and budgeting systems and policies *Assisting with the asset management of current and future portfolio investments including but not limited to: financial analysis tasks, portfolio performance monitoring and management, portfolio valuations and development of financial and fund models *Financial support and management of fund administration including but not limited to: *Liaising with fund administrators, managing investor requests and queries, calculation of draw downs and distributions and investor and board reporting Ideally, you will be: * ACA, ACCA, CIMA (or international equivalent) with experience in a Big 4 Practice firm * Post qualification experience in a Financial Control position including exposure to private equity (or similar) fund structures * Strong financial modelling skills in Excel (VBA desirable) * Highly numerate, methodical in prioritising work and multi-tasking and able to demonstrate attention to detail with great communication skills * Ability to work with discretion when dealing with confidential information You must be reliable, hard working and a real team player, committed to the business with an ambition to be part of the long term plan of an exiting and growing business. If this position is of interest please click to apply or contact me directly on My client is an equal opportunities employer. Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 05, 2018
A well established, City based insurer seeks an senior infrastructure specialist and technology leader to own the operational environment outside of software development. Looking after a tech group of circa 20 with four direct reports, this multi-faceted role is incredibly broad and will require a pragmatic, detailed orientated individual with experience of supporting a global network. The roles responsibilities will include: - backup of data, disaster recovery, security management, datacenter environment. - Provide strategic guidance in relation to all IT networking matters. - Provide support to the business for third party applications including enhancements, changes, upgrades and implementations. - Manage the IT budget in relation to networking, hardware, licensing and associated costs. - Manage IT suppliers including contracts, budgets, SLAs. - Manage IT licensing. - Involvement in overall IT strategic planning. - Managing support team. You will ideally have worked in the insurance industry but in reality, the firm would be interested in any background as long as the complexity and technical breadth is evident. Please contact me for more information Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 05, 2018
A leading and prestigious Specialty Insurance business operating in the Lloyd's of London market are currently seeking a Senior Accountant to work within their Financial Control team. Reporting to the Financial Control Risk Manager, the Senior Accountant will help maintain an efficient and dynamic financial control environment, ensure robust and timely financial reporting (including SOX compliance requirements), and support the development / enhancement of existing reports. The key duties are as follows: *Identify, manage and report on the risks and controls relevant to Finance and financial reporting *Pro-actively develop and maintain relationships with key control users and line management across all business areas *Assessment of controls and their effectiveness, ensuring the adequacy and robustness of evidence *Administer, maintain and develop connected Risk *Monitor and document finance processes, risks and controls within pre-defined SLAs *Resolve risk and control related queries, and undertake detailed analysis where necessary *Maintain a effective working relationship with Internal and External Audit *Provision of training and support to business users, management teams, and relevant 3rd parties *Advise / participate in projects and other change initiatives as directed *Periodic control reviews and 'deep dive' analysis SOX compliance specific *Maintain and enhance a robust SOX compliant control infrastructure *Entity planning of SOX business processes and IT general controls *Update SOX documentation through discussions with stakeholders *Conduct and oversee SOX testing *SOX reporting to senior management within Finance, the Executive Committee and relevant Audit Committees *SOX annual reporting to the parent company *Liaise with Change Management teams to identify and advise as appropriate on initiatives The ideal candidate will match the following description: *Degree in Finance or equivalent * ACA or ACCA qualification *General Insurance experience is strongly preferred *SOX compliance, Internal Audit or Risk background gained within Financial Services *Sound understanding of risk management principles and practices *Pragmatic problem-solver with commercial awareness and a flexible, collaborative approach Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 04, 2018
A leading, global reinsurer is looking for a Finance Systems Project Manager to play an instrumental part of the team as they embark on a Finance Transformation Programme with an Oracle Cloud (SaaS) backbone. The project will include establishing the global design of the new system and the strategies to be implemented during its deployment. The successful candidate will take the lead role in the firm's exciting venture on a global scale with stakeholders also spread worldwide. This will give you the chance to add value which will be recognised internationally. You will be accountable for producing the project plan for the implementation of the Oracle Cloud based finance system and will hold the responsibility for the path of the project plan, proactively advising the task owners on timelines and ensure that the project is successfully delivered from end to end. About you: -Established Finance Systems Project Manager who has worked with a tier 1 ERP system on a global scale -Solid track record of delivering tier 1 ERP implementations on time/budget -Ability to re-prioritise and plan in order to keep the project on track to delivery -Excellent verbal and written communication with the ability to communicate clearly to stakeholders and C-suite
Eames Consulting Group London, UK
Oct 02, 2018
A well-known Global Asset Manager who specialises in traditional as well as alternative investment management is seeking to hire a senior fund accountant into a commercial and business facing role. The firm have an incredibly high profile name in the market and have grown their London and European operations rapidly over the last 5 years. Altogether finance and fund accounting is roughly 15 people strong with this role newly created due to growth. Working as part of a specialist team, your role will cover all end to end fund accounting responsibilities for the firms fixed income strategies which includes a mixture of open and closed ended funds. Responsibilities will include: - Oversight of the monthly closing process for the investment portfolios (pricing, management fees, expenses etc) - Review and oversight of the fund accounting records maintained in-house - Assist with the corporate governance oversight of a multi-jurisdictional entity that covers offshore and onshore structures - Monitor investor capital activity, including contributions, withdrawals and income distributions - Fund cashflow management and monitoring against budget - Ensuring appropriate accounting recognition for corporate actions and investment restructurings - Reviewing and/or preparing regulatory returns, financial statements and oversight of fund audits - Calculating management fees and preparing invoices for separately managed accounts - Involvement in ad hoc project work as required Your background is likely to be: - Qualified Accountant - ACA/CA, ACCA or CIMA - with relevant experience in a fund accounting role from either traditional equity or fixed income funds or alternates like hedge funds, private equity or real estate - Experience in either a fund administration or in-house environment - A willingness to get involved in the day to day fund operations as well as fund accounting in a partially outsourced environment - Strong attention to detail, positive attitude, approachable personality, able to lead on high profile tasks - Good sense of humour and down to earth personality This role is offering a salary in the region of £55-65,000 depending on experience plus benefits and an exceptional (30%+) bonus linked to performance. Please apply online for immediate consideration!