Robert Walters

Robert Walters Northampton, UK
Aug 15, 2018
I am currently recruiting for a highly reputable FTSE listed business based in Northampton who are going through a significant period of change and transformation. As a result they are looking for a Finance Manager to join their lively but result focused team. As the Finance Manager you will be responsible for providing accurate and commercially focused reporting and analysis to both Finance and non-Finance stakeholders across the business and lead a small team. I am currently recruiting for a highly reputable FTSE listed business based in Northampton who are going through a significant period of change and transformation. As a result they are looking for a Finance Manager to join their lively but result focused team. As the Finance Manager you will be responsible for providing accurate and commercially focused reporting and analysis to both Finance and non-Finance stakeholders across the business and lead a small team. You will be responsible for: Producing KPI reports and supporting decision making to deliver results. You will Business partner with the Divisional "Heads of Functions" to understand the key performance metrics, supporting the operational delivery of our distribution network. Managing investment appraisal business cases for Supply Chain Development projects. Modelling the impact on financial return and working capital, and being the finance lead in project teams from concept through to delivery. Supporting the delivery of the 5 Year Plan budget and forecasting cycles. Working closely with business partners to deliver a robust planning cycle, identifying risks, opportunities and efficiency plans. Managing month end procedures to continuously improve processes, deliver insightful reporting and lead the identification and mitigation of performance variances. Leading and developing a team. The successful candidate will be fully qualified chartered accountant (aca/cima/acca or equivalent) who has an aptitude of innovative management experience. You will be able to lead and motivate a team and can build rapport in a professional manner both internally and externally. You will need to be a self-starter who is continuously looking for ways of improvement, providing insightful data and challenging key business partners to improve performance and processes.
Robert Walters 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Aug 15, 2018
A leading business in Greater Manchester are looking for a Head of Shared Service Centre for a newly created shared service centre. About the role This role will include the following tasks: Leading the transactional shared service centre from a strategic view point. Working with the rest of business to bring integrate new work to the Shared Service Centre. This will include working closely with the IT team on system changes and implementations; the leadership team on process improvements; and other stakeholders to control the delivery of services. Working to establish good processes that are automated and efficient. Ensuring good controls are in place across the centre, and dealing with any areas of weakness. Acting as point of contact for any escalated issues. Developing the team of around 30 people further. Establishing KPIs and monitoring them across the centre. About the person This business are looking for a Qualified Accountant (or overseas equivalent) who has ideally worked in a leadership role in a Shared Service Centre, or certainly managed large teams. Project experience with implementing new systems, improving process or integration work would be hugely advantageous. Experience in managing transactional teams, including managing KPIs, improving processes and systems are also important for this role. About the business This business are an employer of choice in the Greater Manchester area, and are looking for this new Head of Shared Service Centre role to join their team. For more information on this exciting role, please apply via the link below or email
Robert Walters Lancashire, UK
Aug 15, 2018
This excellent organisation in Warrington are looking for a technically strong but commercial Financial Controller to help grow & develop the finance team. Reporting to a supportive Financial Director, the ideal candidate embrace a role that will over autonomy coupled with good broad commercial & technical exposure. Duties: Overall ownership of month end reporting, forecasting and analysis. Production of management reporting packs to be presented to senior business stakeholders. Coordinate & consolidate monthly management accounts with supporting MI Responsibility for Balance sheet reconciliations & investigation of any queries or issues Support the preparation of statutory accounts, tax compliance & audit schedules Regular performance analysis Conduct frequent cash flow analysis Involvement in commercial forecasting and revenue analysis Assist in the production of budgets and forecasts, including involvement in strategic decision making Business partnering to ensure a growth in revenue is of importance to the client. Identify best practice processes and efficiency's to successfully manage change Other duties that may be required from time to time Key requirements ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified or equivalent Technically strong Accountant with previous experience managing a team A dynamic individual, able to work in a constantly changing environment Able to prioritise own workload and manage time Flexible and willing to assist where required This is a role ideally suited to a technically strong, practice-trained accountant with around 3 years experience in industry. Working for a stable & supportive business, it's ideally suited for someone looking to make the step up to their first Financial Controller role.
Robert Walters London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
Currently recruiting for a commercially focused finance managers position working for a hugely successful and leading global retailer. The role involves the direct management of 2 reports; reproting, business partnering with non -finance, analysis and provision of key commercial support. Reporting directly to a key Head of..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters Cheshire, UK
Aug 15, 2018
A Global Financial Services Organisation currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Business Analyst to join their growing but established Technology Practice. This is a Permanent position based in Cheshire. Your Role Own and manage requirement related aspects of the change delivery life cycle from inception, solution design through to implementation and post implementation support Work in-line across Technology delivery and Business operations change Identify, quantify, plan and control all business design and analysis related activity on change projects Develop and nurture relationships with key stakeholders Manage multiple work streams of project activity Review the to-be business process design to understand organisation/role impacts and create role descriptions for business process roles Essential Skills Delivery oriented and demonstrate effective Decision-making and Problem Solving skills Established Business Analysis skills: requirements gathering techniques and documenting Business Requirements Design and Functional specifications Effective planning and estimation for work packages Exposure to toolsets across Requirements documentation, Configuration Management and Quality assurance Desirable Skills Technical knowledge (e.g. SQL) will be a benefit to assist with data analysis Working experience of AGILE project methodology Exposure to TDD/BDD methodologies, Business Automation solutions/ Workflow integration/ Rule Engines Strong knowledge of CRM domain, experience on Salesforce
Robert Walters 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Aug 14, 2018
I am recruiting for a Commercial Finance Manager for a well-known service sector business based in West Yorkshire. The Commercial Finance Managers role will report Directly to the Finance Director and will also manage a small team of Finance Business Partners. I am recruiting for a Commercial Finance Manager for a well-known service sector business based in West Yorkshire. The Commercial Finance Managers role will report Directly to the Finance Director and will also manage a small team of Finance Business Partners. The Commercial Finance Manager will be responsible for improving operational performance by embedding a commercial performance focus in the operation and assisting the operational senior leadership team in identifying and implementing performance improvement. This is a high-profile role with significant exposure to the senior leadership team across the business. The Commercial Finance Manager will be responsible for embedding performance reporting throughout the operation to enable operational management to maximise commercial opportunities and drive improvements throughout the operation Duties include: Work with the Senior Management Team across the various Business Units Develop and implement performance reporting that drives understanding and ownership and facilitates the identification of opportunities for improvement Embed performance reporting throughout the organisation (tailored and targeted to suit the different stakeholders) Facilitate understanding of key business Levers/Profit drivers Create Focussed Performance Dashboards for business Providing support and challenge to the senior leadership team in the development and appraisal of value adding opportunities and strategic projects. Help the Operations target activities that create the most value Maximising profits Deliver timely, accurate and consistent MI which provides a lead indicator view and drives performance improvement. Possess a robust understanding of key business performance measures and develop operational strategies to leverage desirable outcomes. Distil and present financial data relevant to stakeholders at various levels including Board members. The ideal candidate will be Qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA Experience working in a Commercial Finance role ideally at a senior level Strong ability to speak with non-Finance Senior Management team Have strong stakeholder management and influencing skills with the ability to effectively lead performance and manage expectations Proactive and consultative approach with operational stakeholders; visible and willing to work with stakeholders where and when needed. Benefits Include: 25 days Holiday 20% bonus 35 Hr working Week Pension Healthcare
Robert Walters Nottinghamshire, UK
Aug 11, 2018
A Global Logistics Giant is recruiting an Account Development Director to join their Nationwide based Business Development Leadership team. As Account Development Director, you will have the following responsibilities: Drive Market leading net growth with selected group of key accounts. Identification, assessment, pursuit and closure of additional business opportunities within the assigned accounts in addition to effective management of RFQ opportunities Pro-actively manage the renewal agenda and ensure that customer satisfaction is sustained Develop and leverage constructive relationships within assigned accounts Act as key contact for customer on a local level Maintain access to key decision makers and establish coach network Continuously review business potential and identify potential business opportunities Try to sell within account, e.g. VAS Conduct research meetings with the customers and leverage coach network identify new opportunities Present solution proposal and business fit to decision makers, engage in negotiations and close the deal Pro-actively identify opportunities within assigned accounts Conduct opportunity assessment for identified opportunities and develop recommendation on pursuit or cancellation based on financial attractiveness, risk and fit of customer requirements with DSC capabilities Identify DSC's value proposition and high-level solution parameters based on customer requirements Develop a structured plan on how to win the opportunity (win-plan) Identify and assess business fit of customer with DSC and develop convincing business fit presentation Present solution to customer demonstrating clear business value, engage in negotiations and close the deal Collect customer feedback after opportunity and conduct internal Post-Opportunity Review The ideal Account Development Director will have the following skills and experience: Supports development of business/ solution fit presentations that clearly demonstrate business value to the customers; ensures business/ solution fit presentations reflect understanding of customer requirements when presenting to decision makers; is able to articulate key messages to audience. Identifies likely questions/ concerns from customer; supports preparation of negotiation strategies under direction of senior business leaders; contributes to commercial discussion with customer positively. Complies with the DSC sales process; uses all approved tools and processes during opportunity (e.g. Connexions); uploads documents to central repository in accordance with process timelines; applies Consultative Selling approach. Is informed about latest supply chain industry trends within sector, products and strategies; applies knowledge in right context and translates it into customer value; shares experience and insight pro-actively with colleagues. Constantly improves understanding of customer business model through desk research and research meetings; is able to differentiate important information from the large amount of available data. Pro-actively discusses with the customer how innovative service improvement may add value to their business; is able to design innovative out-of-the box solutions demonstrating clear business fit with the customers supply chain. Understands main financial/ commercial principles and related business policies; identifies risks/ opportunities within contracts and links to commercial consequences. Knows role in the contracting cycle and brings in the right people at the right time to help negotiate and close commercially sustainable arrangements for renewals/ additional business on local level. My client is one of the world's largest, logistics businesses and regardless of their dominance across several market verticals, they continue to drive significant growth.
Robert Walters Luton, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Robert Walters are partnering a market leading FTSE 100 to assist in the recruitment of a Commercial Finance Manager to take ownership of the launch of new marketing and product implementation projects across a fast paced remit. Due to continued growth over the past few years the company is constantly looking for new revenue streams to add to an already very successful set of core products. The role would suit a commercially astute business partner, who looks to innovate and improve all areas of their business unit. Reporting to Head of Commercial Finance the role gives great exposure to senior stakeholders up to sales/product and marketing directors, with good insight to key strategic decisions moving forward. Your accountability's as Commercial Finance Manager will include: Business partner Sales, product and marketing directors to construct and implement new product lines across a large EU remit. Look for innovative and new ways to improve existing product lines whilst looking how to add new products to the business units core offering for revenue improvements. Drive a culture of continuous improvement, looking to add value across a vast cost base within commercial finance Take ownership for the financial success of the new business unit Responsible for the strategic 3-5 year plans for new product areas Work on large scale projects and implementations Liaising with the rest of the business to design financial and KPI reporting to meet the changing needs of the business High level of analysis and modelling capability essential Your prior experience within a fast paced PLC or listed organisation as a partner to operations/sales/marketing will enable you to get to grips quickly and start moving the business forward. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding move within a market leading FTSE listed business, drop me an email on
Robert Walters Derbyshire, UK
Aug 11, 2018
About The Role Role Location: 242 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW Role Type: Full-time, Permanent We have an exciting opportunity for you to manage our Front Office Support team. This team provide specialist end to end services to the Markets business, supporting regional and global sales efforts, and providing value adding client solutions. Description: Front Office Support Services in the AU & NZ Region Join a team that provides value added solutions to clients Build a rewarding career in an innovative and collaborative environment As the Associate Director, you will help deliver transactional support to both internal and external clients while managing operational & fraud risk and compliance with existing & emerging regulatory requirements. You will manage and drive significant change activities across Transaction Facilitation & support, Trade Controls, Front Office supervision, sales support, digital platforms management, and funding support. About You - To grow and be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following: Strong knowledge and experience in Financial Markets Demonstrated understanding of Markets products, sales, and trade Experience in building and leading highly effective teams Experience in managing global Trade support and service functions Proven track record in delivering innovative solutions and in driving organisational change (familiarity with Symphony is highly regarded) Strong focus on outcomes and results Demonstrated awareness and understanding of existing and emerging regulatory industry trends (including MIFID II, Conduct Risk, and FRTB)
Robert Walters London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
My client are a leader within the FMCG space and are looking to recruit a Commercial Finance Manager to join their Global Travel Retail Finance team. This role will report directly into the Head of Finance based, as well as Marketing Director, and offers excellent prospects for those looking to gain greater seniority in the near..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Currently working with a growing business in Manchester who currently requires a Financial Controller for an initial 3 month contract. My client is a growing business going through a consistent period of growth. With this in mind they currently require an interim financial controller to join the business to support a busy..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters Cheshire, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
A leading retail business in Crewe are looking for a Financial Controller to join their team. About the role As part of this role, you will be involved in a full range of tasks. This will include: Running the financial and management accounts team on a day-to-day basis. This will include overseeing the..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
My client is a multinational logistics business based in West London. The group are currently looking for a Finance Manager to take complete ownership of accounting across all of its entities, both within and outside of the UK. Reporting into the group's financial controller, this position is both hands on, technical..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters Cheshire, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Looking for an experienced Lead Business Analyst for a large enterprise level Financial Organisation based in Cheshire with great career prospects Lead Business Analyst Cheshire £60,000 - £72,000 + Bonus + Benefits Robert Walters is partnering with a Global Financial Services Organisation based in Cheshire, they have an exciting new opportunity for a Lead Business Analyst with great career progression with a large enterprise level business. Overall purpose of role Your primary objective will be to help our business implement technology solutions in ensuring the needs of our customers and colleagues by determining the requirements of a project or programme, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and partners. You will play a key role in communicating between internal technology teams and the business, acting as a translator where necessary to incorporate how information technology can support the needs of the business teams. You will be a leader of people inspiring them through your role model behaviours and quality standards that will enable the team to be the best that they can be Key Accountabilities Take accountability for managing all business analyst activities on a programme(s) from initial scoping through to end solution delivery Be an inspirational leader of people with a track record of talent progression and performance development excellence An experienced business analyst with a career spanning multiple projects and programmes of different domains and business functions where you have led the analysis work Work in partnership with our solution architects and turn the business vision into the right reality Can guarantee that the business requirements remain at the heart of the technical solution Establish and maintain meaningful working relationships with the business and technical teams that benefit all involved Ensure that all business analysis best practice standards established throughout Community and Premier Banking are shared with other business analyst communities Provide leadership to the business analysis team and your project team Be a mentor and coach to our new business analysts along with responsible for recruiting and attracting the business analysts into the practice Ensure that all our talented business analysts achieve their career ambition through attentive career development planning Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications: Know how to lead a team and provide them with performance managed career direction Able to design business solutions Experience of working in both Waterfall and Agile project methodologies Know how to own and manage business requirements Be able to manage detailed requirements and minutiae level Produce documents that are easy to read and understand within the first page Ability to deliver quality output against challenging time-lines Have experience of managing stakeholders at all levels within an organisation Ability to work with multiple globally based teams Be an active listener Able to deal with escalations and make the right decision for the business
Robert Walters Cheshire, UK
Aug 11, 2018
A leading retail business in Crewe are looking for a Financial Controller to join their team. About the role As part of this role, you will be involved in a full range of tasks. This will include: Running the financial and management accounts team on a day-to-day basis. This will include overseeing the processes, and looking at ways to make improvements in the processes. Managing the team on a daily basis, implementing development plans for the team and dealing with any issues that may arise. Complete control of the balance sheet reconciliations. Full ownership of all internal financial report production, as well as the monthly statutory accounts. Implement and maintain all financial controls and systems within the business. Review P&L performance on a monthly basis, identifying and communicating risks and opportunities. About the person This business are looking for a Qualified accountant, ideally ACA Qualified but they may consider ACCA or CIMA as well. You must be a strong technical accountant with an ability to formulate strong reports and comply with all required regulations. Previous leadership / managerial experience is vital, as are good business partnering skills. About the client This retail business are based in Crewe, and are looking for this addition to their team. The business are able to offer career progression and growth to this role, as the successful candidate develops. For more information on this position, please apply via the link below or email
Robert Walters Derbyshire, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Oversee the planning, execution and reporting of AML related control assessments across the Enterprise. As the Head of AML Controls Assurance within Enterprise Controls you will be responsible for leading a team of AML & Controls specialists to provide control guidance, support and assisting the business execute their risk management accountabilities specific to AML/CTF & Sanction requirements. The role is critical in providing services across the Enterprise supporting the execution of risk management accountabilities, business improvement and change opportunities specific to AML related controls. The activities performed by the Head of , are directed and agreed with the GM Enterprise Controls. Core Responsibitilities - Leadership of NAB's controls assurance team responsible for the execution of controls testing across all AML/CTF related business processes and activities - approximately 30 testing resources; Testing of key AML controls and conducting issue validations to ensure business activities are within the risk appetite of the Bank and that internal controls are in place and functioning effectively to support management decision-making that protects our assets and adheres to applicable enterprise policies, AML program requirements, laws and regulations. This role leads the team that evaluates the effectiveness of controls and verifies sustainable remediation actions have been taken to address identified control weaknesses. This is achieved through the development and execution of an enterprise-wide controls assurance plan covering both control design and operating effectiveness for AML/CTF controls, and for the development and presentation of the results of testing to stakeholders; Responsible for recommending control uplifts where controls are deemed to be ineffective; Work with the enterprise Financial Crime subject matter experts in the first and second lines to support the uplift of NAB's financial crime control environment; Building and maintaining current, detailed knowledge of anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing and sanctions matters including AML risk drivers and typologies, AML and Sanctions regulatory requirements and best practices related to the risk assessment and management processes; Success - Demonstrated success in formulating medium and long term risk management strategies to ensure all risk obligations are met and that risk is a value adding enabler of the business strategy. Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining effective relationships with senior stakeholders, and establishing effective processes and methods to ensure satisfactory performance The Person (Critical experience) - Proven ability to lead large high performing teams. 10 -15 years' experience in Financial Crime Risk Management for a financial institution(s).
Robert Walters 9 Stanley St, Liverpool L1 6AA, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Currently looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager/Business Partner for a large Wealth Management organisation in Liverpool Senior Project Manager/Business Partner Liverpool £60,000 - £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits Robert Walters is partnering with a leading Wealth Management business based in Liverpool, they have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Project Manager/Business Partner with great career progression with ever growing and expanding business. Role responsibility Accountable and responsible for the relationship between IT and the business, production / maintenance of associated technology road-maps, and business application service delivery. Working in accordance to the wider IT Strategy and Architecture operating model. Responsibility for ensuring that the business / IT solutions are in alignment and the assigned business area(s) are delighted with the service being offered. Manage projects as allocated by the CIO, supervising, planning and managing staff time effectively to achieve project objectives. Ensure project and system requirements, issues and actions are communicated to both internal and external persons in a flexible and adaptable manner depending on situation/individual concerned. Chair meetings and ensure production of minutes. Identifies new and emerging technologies and products based on own areas of expertise, assesses their relevance and potential value to the organisation, contributes to briefings of staff and management. Key Skills: Experience in a Snr Technology Leadership role (Exec level relationships). Having advised on IT solutions / road-maps at a CIO level Able to assist with the production and management of IT strategy. Credible business (technology) partnering / internal consultancy Experience of managing 5 key areas of business including Operations, delivery, leadership, governance and partnering Ideally have experience of governance and risk within the Financial sector Can provide insight into best practice from across industries, at a Technology Leader level (technology, process, suppliers, etc) Broad technical skills across all key (enterprise level) infrastructure & application technologies** Able to produce business / technical requirements, outline designs, road-maps and other technical documentation for a wide range of enterprise solutions. Able to translate business requirements into technical direction. Results driven - completes what is started (on-time, to quality and within budget) Thinks creatively: applies solutions that will benefit customers in an innovative way Excellent presentation skills up to CIO level. Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Excellent relationship management skills, ideally from a consultancy background Ability to work under pressure as well as result-oriented. Personality as well as creativity in thinking and acting Able to run complex supplier management / sourcing activities Experience of delivering technology strategies and road-maps within a TOGAF (or similar) framework.
Robert Walters 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Aug 11, 2018
An award winning asset and business advisor are seeking a senior candidate to join their successful and expanding asset based lending & structured advisory team as an Associate Director As a senior Associate you will currently be working within the asset based lending, corporate banking or structured/leverage finance sector, and will hold experience of working with facilities across corporate banking You will ideally hold a technical understanding of accounts and balance sheets and the commercial understanding/ability to structure deals Your key responsibilities and duties will include: * Working to originate, structure and execute asset backed facilities ranging from £5 million to over £200 million * Developing credit and technical skills to suit the types of deals being completed * Developing a network of introducers of top accountants/lawyers/solicitors and brokers * Sales attitude and ability to network in the external market and self-generate opportunities through your own efforts and networking capabilities Asset based finance experience is preferable although individuals from related finance, banking or structured finance disciplines will also be considered Salary £45,000 to £50,000 plus bonus and attractive benefits
Robert Walters United Kingdom
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
Oversee the planning, execution and reporting of AML related control assessments across the Enterprise. As the Head of AML Controls Assurance within Enterprise Controls you will be responsible for leading a team of AML & Controls specialists to provide control guidance, support and assisting the business execute their risk..... click apply for full job details
Robert Walters London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
My client are a specialist litigation firm based in central London. The company's finance manager is due to leave the company after twenty years of work, meaning that this opportunity is now one for a candidate to make their own. This is a standalone role in finance. The firm are notably profitable..... click apply for full job details