Robert Walters

Robert Walters London, UK
Feb 17, 2019
A rare opportunity to join a market leading Oil & Gas business based in West London as a Head of Internal Control Head of Internal Control Role: Lead the internal control development programme Global ownership of Sox & COSO remediation and reporting Manage a team of four specialists Assist the business in implementing effective controls around financial reporting Partner with global leadership on best practice financial compliance Desired experience: Top 10 practice firm trained Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Extensive exposure of Sox and COSO frameworks (ideally implementation) Experienced leader of people Excellent stakeholder management skills Knowledge or interest within O&G/ Engineering (preferable) This role will be interviewing in the coming weeks, please get in touch to discuss in more detail.
Robert Walters Berkshire, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Head of FP&A Robert Walters are partnering with a globally recognised business in Slough who are looking to recruit a highly skilled Head of FP&A. The primary focus of this role will be to take responsibility for all the analytical reporting & business intelligence functions ensure all UK functions and commercial strategies are supported, whilst also managing stakeholder requirements and ensuring these are delivered against. This position will be reporting to the CFO and will have 3 direct reports. Head of FP&A Robert Walters are partnering with a globally recognised business in Slough who are looking to recruit a highly skilled Head of FP&A. The primary focus of this role will be to take responsibility for all the analytical reporting & business intelligence functions ensure all UK functions and commercial strategies are supported, whilst also managing stakeholder requirements and ensuring these are delivered against. This position will be reporting to the CFO and will have 3 direct reports. Key responsibilities: Take responsibility for understanding and delivering requirements of internal and external customers, whilst being able to implement and deliver change where suitable. Partner with all levels if the business including: Sales - this position will provide reporting and analytical expertise in support of the entire sales force. In addition to producing presentation packs for VP of Sales, monthly board packs and annual country reviews, whilst also providing diagnostic and analytical support to both Regional and Global sales programmes implemented in the UK. Marketing - the Head of FP&A will support product managers with in-depth analytical reporting in support of the targeted growth requirements. They will also provide analytical support for Global product specific programmes/projects. Finance - this candidate will support the Finance team in ensuring that the commercial month end process is fully aligned with Global and local finance processes ensuring consistency of revenue reporting. In addition, this will take responsibility for creating revenue budgets and ongoing forecast revisions, whilst also monitoring and understanding of Macro economic factors impacting the overall business. Operations - the Head of FP&A will support the operational team by providing performance data and reporting, including monthly board packs, Operations Business Reviews and support for country business reviews. Support all functions with insightful quantitative reporting and analysis to be used in the decision-making process Manage the information security policy in ensuring that relevant data is visible to appropriate audience, whilst also ensuring that the Business Intelligence solution is fully aligned with the latest business requirements and commercial strategies Manage the change request process for the Business Intelligence platform Manage stakeholder requirements and expectations Experience and Qualifications: ACA , ACCA or CIMA qualifications would be advantageous Significant experience working with a senior FP&A position is crucial Experience managing a team or individuals is essential Previous experience in project management, Business Intelligence implementation and change would be advantageous but not essential
Robert Walters 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Feb 16, 2019
ABL Valuation and Advisory - Associate Director An award-winning firm of business asset advisors are seeking a Senior Associate/Director level candidate to join their successful and expanding asset based lending & structured advisory department as an Associate Director. Involved at a senior level with Inventory Valuations, Plant & Machinery Valuations, Debt Advisory and Management and Accounts Receivable Surveys, key duties will include: Conduct onsite and office based due diligence for both Inventory Valuations and Accounts Receivable Audit Surveys; Valuation Analysis for ABL Inventory Revolving Facilities; Audits and Eligibility Surveys for ABL Debtor Funding Lines; Debt Management and Pre-Insolvency Service Offering for IPs and Lenders Site Inspections, variance testing analysis by way of test counting of inventory and sample plant verification where appropriate on fleets such as contract plant, rail plant hire, commercial truck and trailer fleets and so forth Fieldwork analysis will include site visits Client interaction liaising with business development directors/managers, credit/underwriting, relationship managers on existing and new business portfolio. Assisting development of the department with client interaction with view to developing existing contacts, experience and sector leads for income and fee generation to add to pipeline and existing business streams development new too where necessary and possible - IP, Debt Advisory/Management/Collect Out To accept instructions and provide financial and asset data analysis, information, research, draft reports or other deliverables as requested. To provide such information to required deadlines. To ensure compliance with legal and any applicable RICS / financial requirements. Salary £40,000 to £60,000 dependent upon experience plus attractive benefits package and supportive, progressive working environment
Robert Walters Bolton, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Robert Walters are currently recruiting a Financial Controller for a highly profitable manufacturing and production business based in Oldham. The business have a strong brand, an exceptional product and ambitions to surpass their short / medium term growth plans. With a highly active CFO this role gives the successful candidate unparalleled levels of autonomy and the opportunity to bring real 'value add' to an ever evolving organisation. The Role Robert Walters are currently recruiting for a permanent financial controller for a highly successful manufacturing business based in Oldham. Key tasks of the role include: Working alongside the CFO to lead on all monthly, quarterly and year end statutory reporting processes Delivery of all budgeting and forecasting processes Liaise with non-finance executive stakeholders to deliver financial recommendations and efficiencie Deliver key MI and the management reporting pack to the executive team Identify and deliver internal efficiencies and other cost saving / commercial strategies Drive improvements and production cost savings Manage all organisational stock queries and classifications Analyse key financial information and make commercial recommendations based on existing processes Delivery of improved working processes across the finance division Assist with the commercial analysis and decision making relating to upcoming aquisitions Day to day management of the transactional finance team The Candidate The successful candidate for this Financial Controller role will be CCAB qualified, technically strong and have proven experience of bringing tangible cost savings to an organisation. Ideally the individual will have prior exposure to working within an SME environment with a small but efficient finance team. The candidate will have strong communication skills and will have the ability to speak to a range of internal stakeholders including general managers and the sales team. Strong reporting skills, the ability to analyse large quantities of data and implement efficiencies across the business are essential as the candidate will be tasked with making an array of cost savings from day one. The ability to improve controls and drive key initiatives is also essential for this position.
Robert Walters Birmingham, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Full time
Recruitment Director - Birmingham We are currently looking for a highly driven and resilient Recruitment Director to take hold of a large recruitment function within a growing business. With huge potential this role has the capability to grow significantly with the right person in post! Based outside the City Centre of..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters Halifax, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Full time
A highly innovative organisation, already successful and with plans to disrupt the industry, are seeking an accomplished Head of Product to lead an established and growing function. You will join a truly agile digital team, managing delivery through a team of Product Owners, as well as providing strategic and commercial input..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters 9 Stanley St, Liverpool L1 6AA, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Looking for a Head of Service Delivery and Infrastructure, £95K-£110K, for an established but ever growing Financial organisation based in Liverpool Head of Service Delivery and Infrastructure £95,000 - £110,000 + Bonus + Benefits Liverpool Robert Walters is partnering with an Established Financial Services Organisation based in Liverpool, they have an exciting new opportunity for a Head of Service/Technology Executive offering a fantastic package with great career progression Responsibility: Accountable and responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the IT Service function and ensures the function is aligned with the organisation's business operations in delivery of IT Services along with responsible for designing, planning, directing and co-ordinating all Service Delivery operational activities, together with the provision of IT and IS based solutions that support business processes. Responsible for all IT and IS systems including, but not exclusively, in-house software and hardware, networks, outsourced operations, bought in services and portable devices whilst leading, motivating and managing the IT Service Delivery teams, ensuring a culture of high performance Responsible for the definition, management and communication of the organisation's IT Service Delivery strategy, ensuring delivery of appropriate service, support and information to the business, including the agreement and ongoing management of service level agreements (SLAs) Responsible for ensuring the implementation of IT Services is in-line with the overall IT Strategy, Architecture and Design standards and principles to support the business Provide guidance on IT security to ensure solutions and services are delivered in line with company IT security policies Ensure appropriate IT Governance controls are in place to secure client data in line with security and regulatory legislation in the delivery of IT Services Responsible for the Operational Governance of IT Service Delivery function, ensuring processes, documentation, standards are developed, maintained and implemented Management of associated suppliers and lead commercial negotiations, ensuring appropriate service agreements and contracts are in place and annual service and contract reviews are undertaken Optimise the utilisation of resources in delivering and supporting the IT services and solutions provided Control the operational costs of the IT Service Delivery Function, including the preparation, submission and monitoring of the operational budgets that meet department objectives and constraints Responsible for the implementation and testing of IT and IS business continuity to support the organisation's business continuity plans. Define, implement and manage Service Delivery operational controls, management and reporting (i.e. supplier controls, financial management, risk management, etc) Support Head of Project & Change Delivery in the delivery of Business Change, ensuring the IT deliverables are in-line with IT and Business strategy direction. Support the delivery of approved IT Change projects, ensuring appropriate resource is assigned and that project and change governance is adhered to. Provide Sponsorship and leadership as required and appropriate for significant IT Technical Change Projects. Key Skills: Professional experience of running a IT or It Service Delivery Function delivering quality service Excellent leadership skills - Senior Manager level Able to plan and run large scale (£1M+) technology projects / portfolio's Able to define, implement and manage Service Delivery Strategies and Frameworks Results driven - completes what is started (on-time, to quality and within budget) Capable of running supplier management and commercial negotiations - strong commercially awareness Proven experience of developing a Service Delivery function Can demonstrate a results-orientated approach, with a strong history of delivery (on-time, to quality and within budget) Cross-industry / cross-technology experience, able to demonstrate a insight into market trends, best practice and thought leadership Proven experience working in IT Service Management roles at a senior level with responsibility for the delivery of IT Services
Robert Walters City of London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Full time
This is an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager to join a stable and secure organisation at a time of exciting growth and digitisation. You will have the opportunity to have significant impact on the way the business operates, digitally transforming internal operations as well as the way the business interacts externally...... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Business Development Manager - Asset Finance Due to continued expansion a dynamic and proactive market leader within the finance sector, are seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic and driven Senior Business Development Manager to implement strategies and develop opportunities within both new and existing relationships within the asset finance sector As an experienced Business Development Manager, ideally within the financial sector, you will assume responsibility for developing and managing a network of relationships, proactively protect existing business volumes and grow revenue from existing channels whilst simultaneously developing new business networks in order to exceed new business targets You will also be involved in networking both internally and externally to build key introducer relationships and increase business You will be self-motivated with the ability to take on a proactive approach and work efficiently without supervision and have the dynamism and drive to go out and get new business An amazing opportunity to join a well-respected asset finance practice during an exciting period of expansion Salary £34,000 to £36,000 dependent upon experience and realistic OTE of £70,000
Robert Walters Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK
Feb 15, 2019
A property business based in Milton Keynes are looking for a high calibre candidate to fulfil the post of Head of Client Accounting. A property business based in Milton Keynes are looking for a high calibre candidate to fulfil the post of Head of Client Accounting. This is a newly created position and will report directly into the Group Financial Director and sit within the Finance Leadership team. Responsibilities: Improve the control environment, embedding minimum control standard through regular review and ongoing communication, enforced by periodic audits Maintain and develop policies and procedures; driving standardisation (where appropriate) and change Ensure processes are optimised to record client funds accurately and timely, working with colleagues in a wider process optimisation project Managing the bank mandates and liaising with the banks over the stewardship of the funds Recommending the treasury strategy for the funds Development and preparation of a monthly dashboard to inform the CFO and Managing Directors of the status of client accounting Reviewing the control environment and procedures at each client accounting centre Reviewing the controls in branches where client funds may be handled Fully cognisant of our regulatory obligations relating to client accounting Liaising with regulatory bodies for Annual Audits where required and managing the engagement with the audit firms Drive the consolidation of remote client accounting teams into the main centres Work closely with other members of the finance and client accounting teams to ensure a consistent approach is taken to ensure compliance and control in relation to financial activities Work in partnership with Finance Directors, Client Accounting managers and their teams to identify synergies and share best practice, skills, insights and feedback to enhance effective, consistent delivery of financial reporting activities to the business All unreconciled items are investigated and resolved in a timely manner Candidate Profile: You will have a recognised financial qualification (fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA) and substantial post qualification experience You will have a good understanding of risk and control environments Ideally you will have had transaction processing experience in a Shared Service Centre, or Client Accounting experience either as an auditor or operator This role will be based in Milton Keynes, with occasional travel to client accounting centres (Nottingham, Bristol, Manchester, London) You will have a good understanding of risk and controls You will be motivated and enjoy working autonomously and have effective project management skills to ensure deadlines and conflicting priorities are managed You will have thrived in dynamic environments, challenging the status quo and driving genuine change and improvements across businesses Please apply or alternatively contact Harsa Abeelack on or email: for further information.
Robert Walters City of Leeds, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Business Development Manager - Asset Finance Due to continued expansion a dynamic and proactive market leader within the finance sector, are seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic and driven Senior Business Development Manager to implement strategies and develop opportunities within both new and existing relationships within the asset finance sector As an experienced Business Development Manager, ideally within the financial sector, you will assume responsibility for developing and managing a network of relationships, proactively protect existing business volumes and grow revenue from existing channels whilst simultaneously developing new business networks in order to exceed new business targets You will also be involved in networking both internally and externally to build key introducer relationships and increase business You will be self-motivated with the ability to take on a proactive approach and work efficiently without supervision and have the dynamism and drive to go out and get new business An amazing opportunity to join a well-respected asset finance practice during an exciting period of expansion Salary £34,000 to £36,000 dependent upon experience and realistic OTE of £70,000
Robert Walters 9 Stanley St, Liverpool L1 6AA, UK
Feb 14, 2019
This outstanding Financial Services business based in Liverpool city centre are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to join the organisation on an initial 12 month fixed term contract. Reporting to an impressive Head of Finance, your core duties will include; Leading, motivating and developing a large team of qualified accountants, ensuring the delivery of high quality financial reports Ensuring the completeness and accuracy of multiple complex income streams and the related balance sheet entries, to meet internal and external reporting requirements. Complex income reconciliations to understand the drivers and identify potential future risks Ownership of balance sheet accounts e.g. intangible assets, fixed assets, other debtors, other creditors, accruals, prepayments and provisions. This includes working with the balance sheet controls team to drive down unreconciled items Input into the budget and forecast process Managing the cost allocation model Leading or contributing to a wide variety of projects and initiatives as required. Key requirements; Qualified accountant (ACCA/ ACA/ CIMA or equivalent) Proven track record of managing a developing large diverse teams Experience of working within a Financial Services is desirable Effective communicator, able to work with all levels within an organisation Understanding of IFRS, relevant law, regulation and/or listing requirements to ensure the UK accounting and reporting is compliant This is an excellent opportunity for any immediately available Finance Manager to join an exceptional business in a role that can offer long-term prospects of a permanent position.
Robert Walters Halifax, UK
Feb 14, 2019
A highly innovative organisation, already successful and with plans to disrupt the industry, are seeking an accomplished Head of Product to lead an established and growing function. You will join a truly agile digital team, managing delivery through a team of Product Owners, as well as providing strategic and commercial input, and managing relationships up to board level. The Head of Product will be joining a highly transformative business, established enough to fund large scale change and have industry impact, but dynamic enough to change at pace. The business are an agile leader in the north, with a more substantial and forward thinking product team than most. Ultimately accountable for the delivery of a suite of complex and varied products, you will need: A strong background in a Product role, through to leadership of a team of Product Owners / Managers. Excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills. A strategic and commercial steer. Experience within an organisation / function of significant size. The gravitas and aptitude to deputise for the Head of Digital / Head of Transformation. A progressive attitude and open communication style. The role offers a unique opportunity to lead a successful and established function, whilst still having an impact during a transformative period. You will be rewarded with excellent career opportunities, and a innovative, open, and fun culture. If you are a Head of Product, or someone ready to step into the Head of Product role, looking for your next opportunity in W. Yorkshire, get in touch on or
Robert Walters Woolston, Warrington, UK
Feb 14, 2019
Head of Information / IT Security- ISO27001 OWASP CISSP CISM CISA PCI ITIL Greenfield Head of Information Security opportunity to work on £10Ms transformation programs, national bespoke automaton project and complete in-house IT rebuilds Greenfield opportunity to work with a market leading organisation, which is integral to the UK economy. The Opportunity… Reporting directly to the board (CIO) Integral part of £10Ms transformation projects Bespoke national automation project, with substantial security requirements Integral part of complete internal IT rebuilds - all in house development Security tool selection and deployment Possible attainment of ISO27001 - you'd sell the business case In addition to working with cutting-edge technologies, the huge breadth and scope of the position, you'll also enjoy working for an empowering environment, in what is a very flat structure. A company, which has a strong corporate social responsibility, supporting local communities and charities. Whilst within a regulated environment, you'll enjoy a relaxed, open plan office environment, engaging/collaborative culture, with flexible working as well as a dress down culture. The Job… You'll enjoy budgetary responsibility and provide IT Security leadership, duties will include: Frameworks - development of policies (network, server, infrastructure, services) Security Design Testing - ensuring accordance to OWASP Risks - Threat identification and remediation, vulnerability, logical access management Confidentiality - sensitive information is protected Training - design and delivering security awareness to all staff You… You'll have a proven track record of leadership within IT Security Developing and maintaining policies and standards: ISO27001, PCI DSS, OWASP Excellent interpersonal, written and oral, including stakeholder management Excellent technical analysis Good knowledge of ITIL Vulnerability detection and remediation Certifications of interest: ISO27001, CISA, CISM, CISSP The Reward… Market leading salary Bonus of up to 30% £6k car allowance 10% employer, 4% employee pension Childcare vouchers Life assurance Income protection Life insurance for you and your partner
Robert Walters Stockport District, UK
Feb 14, 2019
Financial Controller £65k Cheshire An Engineering business based in Cheshire is now looking to recruit an ambitious Financial Controller to join their highly regarded team. This award-winning business has a demonstrable track record in their chosen market, with a national reach and extensive client base. The finance team has an exemplary track record and is the most sought-after team in the business. The successful applicant will have experience of the following: Qualified Accountant with Management experience (10 direct reports) Strong Man Management skills Budgeting and Forecasting Statutory Reporting Profit and Loss and Reconciliations Excellent Stakeholder Management Experience Comprehensive knowledge of current regulations IFRS/ UK GAAP Self-motivated and can work autonomously Exposure to Project work providing financial support for these projects. This is a rare opportunity to work for a highly respected business with comprehensive expansion plans. The role will offer the right applicant continued growth and development with the chance to progress your career. Ideally you will be CIMA or ACCA qualified with exposure managing a diverse team. Due to the nature of the role communication skills are of paramount importance. Apply today.
Robert Walters 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Project Manager- Digital Manchester City Centre £50K- £60K As part of a £30m investment in digital transformational one of Manchester's leading professional services organisations requires an experienced Project Manager to lead on several high profile projects. Duties will include: Playing a major part in designing and implementing the company's IT strategy Delivering business change across the organisation Managing the end-to-end delivery of key business projects Management of 3rd party suppliers Providing effective people management of the project resources The successful candidate will ideally: Have a proven track record of delivering multiple complex projects Possess experience of delivery of complex system based projects Have excellent team and people management skills Working knowledge of different software principles including Waterfall and Agile methodologies Have great communication skills, high energy levels and a professional attitude To apply please email your CV to
Robert Walters Accrington, UK
Feb 13, 2019
A leading FTSE listed business are currently looking for a Head of FP&A due to continued period of growth and acquisition. This role will report directly into the Finance Director and will be pivotal in annual budgeting process and strategic analysis. Robert Walters are currently working with a FTSE listed business that has quadrupled in revenue over the last five years achieving significant growth across a variety of new and existing product lines. Due to this continued period of growth an opportunity has arisen for a Head of Financial Planning and Reporting. This role reports directly to the Finance Director and will be instrumental in the annual budgeting process, quarterly forecasting, insightful strategic analysis across multiple sites and developing Key Accountabilities To develop the short and medium term financial planning and reporting strategy. To initiate, design and develop a meaningful reporting suite to enable all levels of management to fully understand and monitor performance of all elements of the business; To develop, standardise and embed current financial planning and reporting processes with the business; To ensure all reporting deadlines are met, and to assist in working towards and achieving goals for all elements of the business; To liaise with management, to understand their information requirements and to present and interpret data and analysis produced; To help support effective use of financial planning and reporting outputs as opposed to simply providing reports; To take a joint lead role in planning and delivering the both annual budget and strategic three-year planning processes; Management of a small team of reporting analysts; Liaising with and fostering good relations within other areas of finance and the business; Supporting the continuous improvement of processes within the broader finance team.Performance Indicators Development and delivery of financial planning structures and associated outputs Building, improving and delivering finance information for multiple business segments Development of business wide KPI reporting structures Improved integration of subsidiary business units into core financial planning and reporting structures Overall accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting Internal customer satisfaction performance of the Financial Planning and Reporting team The successful candidate will be Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA) with a strong commercial focus in order to understand the demands of the business around financial planning and reporting. Knowledge of ERP implementation and applications would be advantageous. Broader experience within specific data analysis, presentation and reporting tools is a integral to this role. If you would like more information about this opportunity then please contact Marcus Pratt on or call for a confidential conversation.
Robert Walters City of London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
This successful global organisation are seeking a Head of PMO to join the City of London office, supporting a large scale digital transformation agenda. The Head of PMO will be joining a newly created team, part of a growing function within an established, secure, global business. The organisation are undergoing an unprecedented amount of change and transformation, and as such are growing a significant projects function. To be successful in the role you will need: Extensive experience running a significant PMO. Strong governance and reporting experience. Outstanding stakeholder management skills. Demand management skills. Experience carrying out commercial level programme reviews. If you are an experienced Head of PMO looking for a City of London based role offering excellent opportunity to progress your career in a busy, growing department, get in touch on or
Robert Walters Accrington, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Full time
A leading FTSE listed business are currently looking for a Head of FP&A due to continued period of growth and acquisition. This role will report directly into the Finance Director and will be pivotal in annual budgeting process and strategic analysis. Robert Walters are currently working with a FTSE listed business that has..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters Harrogate, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Are you passionate about build and deployment process transformation? Do you love seeing improvement within multiple departments, encouraged by your recommendations? Do you embrace challenges? And face them head on to overcome them? As this role is completely brand new we are under an NDA to discuss too much about the organisations itself, however what I can say is the following: - You will be responsible for building in "DevOps" processes across a team of more than 100 engineers. - You will have significant backing at CTO level to allow you to apply changes and implement methodologies in keeping with your own mantra We are currently looking for a Head of DevOps to join an exciting and creative business based in Yorkshire. The right person to take on this position will display the following characteristics: - Resilience - Passion - creative - collaborative We would ideally like someone familiar with the following processes and technical ecosystem: - Full Microsoft stack and Windows platform - CI/CD pipeline management (with applicable tooling) - Automation and Monitoring tooling As an equal opportunities employer, our client champions and embraces diversity across the business and therefore welcomes applications from all backgrounds. We would love to hear from you if you believe that this role is a great match for your skills and aspirations, please feel free to apply below or email me on