Robert Walters

Robert Walters London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Looking for an experienced CRM Programme Manager for an London based international organisation, £60-£80K Bonus Benefits CRM Program Manager Central London £60,000 - £80,000 We have an exciting new opportunity for a CRM Program Manager with great career progression with a large enterprise level business. If you have a strong desire to work for a fast-growing organisation and have an affinity with and an interest in education then this would be a great career opportunity for you. This role will require consistent overseas travel across the EMEA so you will need to be open to working overseas for periods or time The CRM Program Manager is to lead a programme of work to develop and launch a CRM system (Salesforce) across the business for a global rollout; leading successive release phases through design, build and run and overseeing each wave of global roll out. The Role Our client seeks a talented, qualified and experienced CRM Program Manager with extensive experience in CRM, IT, Marketing or Customer Service related industries, with an affinity for education to accelerate the great work achieved to date and lead / support in the following key areas, but not limited to: Lead the CRM program team to manage a full roll out schedule of new releases and evaluation of proposed solutions in terms of cost, timelines, quality (fit-for-purpose) including scope sign-off, agile development, UAT sign-off and training plan. Lead a working group of key business stakeholders to ensure that the interests of the central, regional and school teams are represented in the programme plan and ensure that the appropriate governance structure is in place through leadership of the Board and suppliers As necessary, work with the senior functional leadership in Marketing, Admissions and Communications to re-engineer our business processes involved in managing enquiry, enrolment, re-enrolment. marketing and communications to ensure that the system provides the optimum process delivers the objectives of the organisation. Act as a key business partner to the IT function to ensure that any system or add on is installed in line with the IT team's hosting and hardware strategy. If necessary, propose updates to the IT strategy to accommodate the agreed user requirements. The Successful Candidate will possess: Ideally have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Experience in CRM, IT, Marketing or Customer Service related industries. Hands on leading CRM programs. Extensive knowledge of the development of current software e.g. apps / mobile / web-based systems as well as traditional IT mainframe systems. Proven track record of having worked on systems integration programs. First class program management skills. Experience in managing budgets across programs. Good cross-cultural, interpersonal
Robert Walters Bedford, UK
Dec 13, 2018
This is a fabulous opportunity to join an already successful Finance Team and gain experience working with a globally recognised brand. This is a fabulous opportunity to join an already successful Finance Team and gain experience working with a globally recognised brand to deliver greatness as part of the senior leadership team. Purpose: The VP of Tax
Robert Walters Borehamwood, UK
Dec 12, 2018
A privately owned family business in Borehamwood operating in the public and private sector are seeking an Assistant Financial Controller ( ACA/ACCA). The finance department's objective is to provide day to day commercial, accounting and transactional support to all areas of the business. Reporting to the Financial Controller, key duties will include: - Production of monthly management and statutory accounts for all group companies and joint venture companies - Assistance in the preparation, submission and payment of all HMRC and other regulatory returns. - Financial analysis of group operations, including providing support to the FD for investment appraisal and capital raising activity - Preparation of cash flow / development of Financial models - Business / industry analysis as required by senior management Knowledge and experience required: - Qualified Accountant ( ACA/ACCA) - Good understanding of UK GAAP - Advanced excel skills - Knowledge of Property / Construction - Experience of producing statutory and management accounts This is a great chance to join a growing business and develop into a senior finance manager. On offer, besides from the impressive financial package, is the chance to create a real career. If you feel your experience matches the above please send your CV to
Robert Walters 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Dec 12, 2018
A fantastic opportunity for Financial Controller has arisen at a leading investment business. The successful applicant will be responsile for assessing and analysing the portfolio of existing and new clients identifying how to turn clients to profit. You will be rewarded with an excellent package and the chance to get equity. This is a really different and rewarding role utilising your existing finance experience across an array of business sectors. Apply today to be considered for the excellent role. Associate Director/ Financial Controller Investment Business £75k plus Equity A fantastic opportunity for Financial Controller has arisen at a leading investment business. The successful applicant will be responsile for assessing and analysing the portfolio of existing and new clients identifying how to turn clients to profit. You will be rewarded with an excellent package and the chance to get equity. This is a really different and rewarding role utilising your existing finance experience across an array of business sectors. Apply today to be considered for the excellent role.
Robert Walters Bedford, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Currently recruiting for a listed market leading entity based in Bedford, who are looking for a European Head of Compliance and Reporting to join their growing team. My client has a great dynamic working culture along with impressive growth plans over the next few years and is a great platform for someone to progress their career within a fast-paced PLC entity. *this role can be flexible and for the right candidate four days a week is an option from the onset Responsibilities: Take ownership for the technical accounting remit for UK and European markets Develop and improve reporting framework across fast paced remit- allowing review of SOX compliance by process, region and individual Partner with senior stakeholders up to board level Lead and develop a small team POC for corporation tax and VAT reporting across UK&I Drive completion of UK/IRE statutory accounts Core competencies: ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant (2/3 years+ PQE) Confident communicator to all levels up to board Confident man manager Driving change and process improvements Good exposure with corporation tax and VAT reporting If this could be you or anyone in your network please email me on or give me a call on
Robert Walters Bedford, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Currently recruiting for a progressive and growing market leader based in Bedford who are looking for a Senior Finance Manager- M&A and Finance projects, to partner closely with the senior leadership team to facilitate ambitious growth plans in the future. Responsibilities: Take ownership for international project management remit, driving a culture of continuous improvement throughout top to bottom process Provide support and partner on international M&A activity including process management and due diligence- confidently partner external stakeholders during deal processes (up to board level) Deliver high quality financial analysis, complex financial modelling and partnership to senior stakeholders across an EMEA remit Lead the financial integration of acquired entities, with project management oversight of other aspects of the integration Primary contact for subsidiary finance teams post-integration Ongoing end to end business process review to identify and deliver improvements Instigate and drive a culture of continuous improvement in finance with a focus on financial processes, including system improvements and reporting Other ad hoc projects to support the CFO and Group FC, as appropriate Core competencies: ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant (2/3 years+ PQE) Complex financial modelling Confident stakeholder manager- able to influence and partner at a board level M&A execution including Due Diligence and process management Acquisition integration including financial reporting Driving change and process improvements If this could be you or anyone in your network please email me on or give me a call on
Robert Walters Hatfield, UK
Dec 09, 2018
Robert Walters are currently recruiting for a Head of Finance role for a well established business based in Hertfordshire. The role of Head of Finance will be responsible to manage a small growing team and have full ownership of the P&L. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to be the no.1 in finance and be involved with strategic decisions for the organisation. Some of your responsibilities will include: Manage and review the production of the management accounts Manage the reporting of financial information and accounts both internally and to plc head office. Produce statutory accounts as applicable and supporting information pack for our trading division. Manage the annual budget process. Assist with the annual strategic plan. Manage and review and production of the VAT return for submission. Assist with the forward buying of currency to ensure that foreign currency purchases are hedged in accordance with local policies. Provide support in the production and review of customer profitability analysis and maintenance of a cost to serve model. Manage local IT and ERP system and process changes. Liaise with internal auditors to ensure information is prepared and actions taken on any control weaknesses. Consider the controls environment on an ongoing basis to determine if appropriate. Liaise with other departments within the business to ensure management information is being prepared as required in a timely manner If this role is of interest please forward me a copy of your CV to
Robert Walters Luton, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Recruiting for an accomplished project manager to head up a large scale multinational finance transformation project for a market leading listed business based in Luton for a 6-9 month period. The role will partner closely with the UK Finance director and will have multinational stakeholders across an EMEA remit. The role will initially be a 6-9 month contract however my client will look to extend or make a successful candidate perm if they wish. Key responsibilities: Provide first class project management support to the European leadership team in the planning and execution of the new finance org design. Ensure a smooth hand over of ongoing projects within Finance to include Expense and Purchase Card implementation and the final stages of the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable transition to the GBS centre in Belgrade. Assume the role as European Project Manager for the Global Finance Transformation Project, supporting the European Transformation Lead in delivering on each of the following phases; Define; Validate, Design, Build/Test/Train; Execution for each work stream. Global Finance Transformation Initiatives being: Account to Report Procure to Pay Order to Cash Support the development and implementation of the appropriate governance to ensure that business processes are fit-for-purpose and continuously improved, and that projects at all levels are appropriately resourced and managed to ensure on-time in-full delivery. This will include: A process and a set of KPIs for articulating business benefits (cost reduction, profit and efficiency improvements, sales and customer value enhancement, other) that ensure transparency of delivered benefits to the bottom line. Use of project management tools and practices, as well as lean capabilities to prioritize activities, drive a structured business improvement program and ensure that the team members put in practice a project management way of thinking and it becomes embedded in the culture (PDCA, DMAIC, gate reviews, responsibilities and accountabilities (RACI), project review discipline). The sharing of best practice from projects and business process maturity across the region Lead the delivery of year-on-year bottom line benefits through project activity in line with business requirements. To lead end-to-end projects, involving: Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility Develop a detailed project plan to track progress Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders Perform risk management to minimize project risks Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors Candidate profile: Degree educated Project Management certification (Prince2, PMI, others), Lean Six Sigma certification as a Green Belt or more desirable, Black Belt.Successfully led finance projects in global organisations or significant business units within, demonstrated Transactional project experience Managed stakeholders locally and remotelyExperience in managing projects in supporting functions Solid experience leading projects and multicultural teams If this could be you or anyone in your network, please drop me an email on or conversely apply below and I will set up a conversation.
Robert Walters Takeley, Bishop's Stortford CM22, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Exciting Financial Controller ( ACA/CIMA/ACCA) opportunity with a marketing leading Pharmaceutical business in Bishop Stortford. You will be leading a team of 3 local accountants and business support associates, and will also work as part of the Finance teams in the US. The Financial Controller will be a key thought-partner and advisor to the US based Finance Director, as well as local UK-based General Manager (GM) and commercial team for all UK based projects. Key Responsibilities: Monthly reporting to US based Finance Director on performance of UK-based business on financial results of business, including variance analysis. Assist with internal / external audits Prepare monthly financial close and associated schedules and reports evaluating and interpreting the company's financial performance Identify and recommend spending and investment alternatives across all operational areas Develop the Annual Operating Plan and Strategic Plan (with US based Finance Director), as well as continuous monitoring of performance against the plan and updating forecasts Perform ad hoc analyses and support overall finance function Manage the "market-level" checkbook - maintain accountability for market-level spend accuracy within budget Provide data driven analysis to various functional areas to help drive profitable decisions Track and reconcile AP spend, as well as capital spend to budget Intercompany receivables and payables management Work with the Business Support team on purchasing and credit control/invoicing activities Stock takes Perform payroll / bonus reconciliations Assist in special projects as needed for VP/GM and Finance Directors, requiring excellent analytical, time management, problem solving, and financial modeling skills, solid work ethic and team player Overall responsible for the journal entries, compiling data for analysis, interaction with various departments, to ensure accuracy of the reported revenue and expense numbers Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: Strong Post Qualified experience required Proven success in a similar role essential Extensive experience with both business financial analysis, including budgeting and financial planning processes and ongoing monitoring of performance such as analysis of actual to budget, commentary on variances, as well as accounting skills Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines as needed Strong verbal and written communication skills to be able to effectively communicate with remote teams Able to work in a highly matrixed organisation Highly proficient MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Excel and Word) Financial database knowledge such as Hyperion and Coda a big plus Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise own workload Ability to thrive in a standalone role On offer, besides from the impressive financial package, is the chance to create a real career with exceptional further opportunities in a true market leader. If you feel your experience matches the above criteria please send your CV to
Robert Walters 9 Stanley St, Liverpool L1 6AA, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Looking for a Head of Service/Technology Executive, £110K-£110K, for an established but ever growing Financial organisation based in Liverpool Head of Service/Techhnology Executive £100,000 - £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 Potters Bar, UK
Dec 08, 2018
The Permanent Division of Robert Walters are currently working with a growing business in Hertfordshire to recruit for a Commercial Finance Manager. My client who experiencing organic growth are a market leader within their specialist filed and are seeking an ambitious individual to join their growing team. To be successful for the post of Commercial Finance Manager you must be qualified ACA,ACCA, CIMA and have 3-5 years PQE. This is a highly commercial role and will involve Business Partnering a senior level. I am looking for an ambitious and motivated individual who has a successful track record in influencing decisions. Some of your responsibilities will include: Acting as business partners to Regional Directors, Site Directors and Site Managers Visiting sites on a frequent basis, analysing site and business results and to help drive improvements in site performance Providing commercial and financial support, guidance and challenge to senior management & budget holders on key aspects Supporting the Group CFO in the development of the annual budgets, in-year forecasts and 5 year plans Supporting the month-end management accounts process, reviewing P&L's and preparing analyses Supporting the preparation of investment appraisals of potential acquisitions Identifying best practices within sites and support cross functional / regional communication & roll out where appropriate Supporting the finance processes at site level as & when required Must be able to travel within the UK. If this role is of interest please send your CV across to .
Robert Walters Cheshire, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
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..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
A multinational telecommunications company with operations globally are looking for a Senior IT Auditor to join their audit team based in their London head office. The role Conducting in depth IT audit projects, utilising a broad range of audit techniques and methodologies Confidence in making recommendations for potential changes to the annual audit plan as the business and associated risks evolve Follow up audit recommendations to ensure implemented changes are successful and effective, reporting back any evidence for further amendments Being able to provide a thorough understanding of the companies risks, IT operations and strategic goals and objectives Delivering high quality advice and insight and audit expertise to clients and the audit group on specific IT systems and the associated enterprise threatening risks Planning, Executing and Reporting of audits as a lead auditor or supporting others Skills required IT auditor qualification (CISA/QICA) Supporting IT or IT network qualifications would be an advantage (MCSE,CCNA,CISSP) Demonstrated core IT or IT network experience SOX compliance testing Previous experience coaching and mentoring fellow team members highly regarded This global technology business has a large audit function based in central London and historically have a fantastic track record for promotions within the division. Uniquely for Internal Audit roles this company offers very low levels of travel! Apply today to find out more about this fantastic IT specialist opportunity.
Robert Walters Hertfordshire, UK
Dec 07, 2018
Exciting opportunity for a Director Of Finance with a leading FMCG business in Hertfordshire. This high profile role will operate as Business Partner to the Sales Directors, providing strategic input to the business direction and drive solid, informed and quality business decision making. Reporting to the Finance Director, Director Of Finance responsibilities will include: Providing a first class financial service to the Sales Directors to drive performance improvements through insights and visibility of key drivers Ownership of monthly commercial reporting for the P&L As a key business partner, tailor internally & externally reported financial information to relevant audiences Provide input to fully and fully participate in financial forecast & Budget review meetings and ensure they are both robust and deliverable with clearly assigned action plans in place to realise opportunities and mitigate risks Be a key leader in the monthly forecasting process, including taking ownership for various stages of the process and be a driver of improvements Preparation and presentation of the 3 year strategic plan, from a channel and customer perspective Leadership, management and mentoring of the sales finance team As the Senior Finance Manager FP&A your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Qualified Accountant ( ACA, CIMA, ACCA) Experience of FMCG or fast paced environment preferred within the Commercial sector Ability to challenge and influence as part of a matrix environment Confident, outgoing personality with ability to business partner at all levels. First class analytical skills Experience of delivering significant commercial improvements On offer, besides from the impressive financial package, is the chance to create a real career with exceptional further opportunities in a true market leader. If you feel your experience matches the above criteria please send your CV to
Robert Walters Woolston, Warrington, UK
Dec 07, 2018
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 Birmingham, UK
Dec 07, 2018
This an exciting opportunity for an interim Internal Audit role for a growing south Birmingham Business on a 3 month ongoing contract. Location: South Birmingham Contract length: 3 months Contract hours: Monday - Friday, 37 hours a week Salary: £250-350 per day (via Limited Company)..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters West Midlands, UK
Dec 01, 2018
We are currently looking for an Interim HR Operations Director to join an established, well-known Organisation in Coventry. Due to secondment the role is likely to be 6 - 12 months, however this may change. Daily rate is open to discussion depending on experience however it is likely to be £250 - £450 per day LTD - however..... click apply for full job details