KennedyPearce Consulting

KennedyPearce Consulting Stevenage, UK
Feb 17, 2019
About the company: My client require a financial controller to join the team on a full time basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Financial controller looking to progress their career in the medical environment. Duties will include: Annual budgeting and ongoing business forecasting Cash flow management Improve management accounting process Work closely with CFO to share reports, analyse findings and identify business improvement opportunities Managing all Accounting operations, cash flow management, reporting, budgets and forecasts, month-end and year-end process, regulatory reporting, analysis & interpretation of company performance and overseeing the timely and accurate payment of a staff payroll. Continuous improvement of new systems and processes and assisting with ad hoc financial analysis and modelling of capital investment decisions Quality control over financial transactions and reporting while establishing and implementing accounting policies, business processes and internal controls. Supporting compliance with State, Federal and Government and International reporting requirements and tax filing. Debt management and collection Ensuring compliance with statutory law and financial regulations Developing financial reviews and providing investment advice Proven well developed people leadership skills Skills & Experience: Tertiary accounting qualifications and professional membership ACA OR ACCA. At least 10 years' experience in a senior financial and management accounting role Control/systems focus - ability to investigate discrepancies, problem solve and deliver improvements Strong written and verbal communication skills to build relationships with financiers, customers and suppliers High attention to detail Able to work to tight deadlines Self-motivated, well organised and outcome focused Demonstrated ability to manage teams effectively through change. Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued. Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program skills Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus. Able to get to Hertfordshire.
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
restigious International Bank based in the City are looking to recruit a Head of Transaction Monitoring. In this position you'll be responsible for leading and managing the Transaction monitoring department which includes: TM for all of the Bank's customers. This includes Retail, Corporates, Financial Institutions, MSBs and Trade finance. This individual must be an experienced person who is able to guide the team hands on by directing them on their day to day duties. Main responsibilities will include; Ensuring all the Retail, corporate and Financial institutions are fully captured in the new automated transaction monitoring system Ensuring all other areas e.g. MSBs and Trade finance also have transaction monitoring carried out Ensuring all the manual transaction monitoring backlog is cleared out Ensuring policies and procedures captures all the regulatory requirements and are up to date Ensuring alerts are cleared on a timely basis. Ensuring transaction monitoring team is conducting in-depth analysis and investigation of all AML system-generated alerts on a business as usual basis and has knowledge of documenting and reporting of Suspicious Activity reports Embedding policy and procedures for transaction monitoring Provide oversight and support to transaction monitoring team to monitor transactions for all of the Bank's customers Ensure smooth implementation and running of the new automated transaction monitoring system Training-Lead a team that is able to carry out independent transaction monitoring in line with the regulations and is able to conduct in-depth analysis and investigation of all AML system-generated alerts Report to senior management on the department's performance on an ongoing basis through detailed and timely MI Review transaction monitoring reports on a weekly basis Review team performance, provide guidance and mentor the staff Stakeholder management- produce MI for senior management and attend monthly meetings as and when required Fully develop the skills and abilities of the transaction monitoring department by training and motivation Management of team and carrying out effective performance appraisals To be considered for this position, ideal candidates must have the following experience/skills; Significant financial crime experience Proven experience in AML Transaction Monitoring within a banking environment Strong familiarity and knowledge of best industry practise Strong reporting skills Strong team management skills Knowledge of the UK financial crime regulatory framework Knowledge of retail banking processes. Industry Experience of managing and leading teams within the financial crime space Experience of team leading and team management Experience of working at a consultancy within AML space is desirable Degree Qualified or post graduate calibre. Professional Industry exams
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
A member of one of the largest insurance syndicates in the world are recruiting for a Finance Transformation Manager. They are an international underwriter of reinsurance products and speciality insurance. Their company values are emphasis on internal progression, providing quality training for their staff and flexible working if and when required. They believe in taking care of their employee's and promoting from within. This makes this a great opportunity for the right person. This role has come around due to expansion in the business. You will report to the Finance Director. As a Finance Transformation Manager, you will be responsible for: Gather and document requirements, write user stories and manage stakeholder Analyse processes. Analyse, document and manage the project's requirements Application of business analysis best practice tools, techniques and standards Define, manage and control the scope of the product or solution. Advise and assist project team members in relation to the Programme. Understand and document proposals for change. Articulate the idea, business drivers, benefits and desired outcomes working closely with the workstream leader and subject matter experts. Experience necessary: Qualified Accountant. Hands-on all-round experience of finance change/projects Self-motivated Good communicator Able to manage heavy workload & strict deadlines Experience of managing multiple stakeholders. Attention to detail This role will look up to pay £70,000 as well as offering a 15% pension, 15-20% bonus plus all standard benefits health care etc.
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Senior Financial Analyst The Company & Role Our Client is a prestigious sales company based in central London. They are looking to add to their Group FP & A team with a hard working and enthusiastic ACA qualified and has experience with Hyperion. This role will focus on providing an insight on the organisations operational performance and participate in ad hoc project work: Primary Responsibilities Consolidation and analysis of Group results Exec., Board & AFRM Reporting Assist with Financial Planning, Analysis & Reporting Effective business partnering with relevant business management teams Provide value adding financial insight to key stakeholders through ad-hoc requests and pro-active analysis Budgeting & Forecasting timetable/process External & internal financial comms. Drive for best practice and standardisation of reporting across Commercial Finance This is a great opportunity for an individual who views this temporary role as an opportunity to develop their career and analytical skills base. This is a key time to be part of our client's growth strategy and has a high chance of becoming a longer-term career move. Your Profile Must be ACA Qualified, preferably from Big Four practices Experience in Hyperion and JDE Advanced Excel Skills Excellent analytical modelling skills Relevant commercial experience Apply Today Please send your resume by clicking on the apply button or for further information, email .
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Prestigious International Bank based in the City of London, are looking to recruit a Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Main purpose of the role will involve; Accountable to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer & COO on a day to day basis and the Banks governing body for oversight of risk management. Provide oversight and challenge of the Banks systems and controls in respect of risk management. Ensure the adequacy and accuracy of risk information and risk analysis to the Banks governing body. Report on the Banks risk exposures relative to risk appetite and tolerance, and the extent to which the risks inherent in any proposed business strategy and plans are consistent with the appetite and tolerance. In the event that business strategy or plans exceed the risk appetite and tolerance, to provide challenge. To react to the changing environment and point out any risks involved in this changing environment. Have responsibility for both Operational and Treasury Risk Management. For Treasury - drawing up and explicitly stating the banks approach to risk, and defining trading limits and the areas of the market that the firm can have exposure to. Monitoring the separation of duties between front and back office in conjunction with the auditors. Take ownership of the Bank's compiling of the ICAAP, ILAAP and RRP. Lead in the management of all aspects of Risk and Risk Types and institutionalisation of an effective risk management regime. Main responsibilities will include; Prepare and maintain the Banks Risk Management Framework. General risk management including operational, treasury, credit, interest rate, exchange rate, market, strategic etc. Maintain the Risk Register. Meet with and liaise with the regulator as required. Prepare meeting notes as required. Ensure the Regulatory Reporting Department is compliant with the requirements of the regulator. Prepare the monthly Risk Management Report Complete reports for the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee in respect of credit, operational risk, treasury and other high level matters as appropriate. Review all credit applications and make recommendations Monitor maturity profile of the loan book, discounts and bonds and the quality of the whole credit portfolio. Prepare a credit quality report for the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee at least annually. Identify developing risk concentrations and other situations that need to be studied through stress testing and other techniques. Regularly review the Banks credit and other processes to ensure they comply with both internal and external regulatory practises Regularly review and comment as necessary on outstandings under approved limits whether of a credit or treasury nature. This includes limits covering countries, sectors, medium term, counterparties, position, intraday, and other such limits Review the counterparty limits and monitor any changes in the market in respect of the quality of such exposure. Monitor the bond portfolio daily assessing risk under various interest rate and maturity scenarios. Monitor the liquidity profile daily, bringing any concerns to the attention of management/committees including assessment of the funding profile Assess the level of interest rate risk including scenario analysis. Prepare the Market Risk Policy in conjunction with Treasury. Monitor the risk dashboard/matrix to ensure all escalation events are acted upon. Monitor the development and compilation of the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP), the Individual Liquidity Adequacy Assessment Process (ILAAP) and the Recovery and Resolution Plan (RRP). Monitor the development and compilation of the Contingency Funding Plan (CFP) and the Pillar 3 Statement. Review the annual report and accounts of the Bank. Overview of risk exposure profile and P&L reports (Treasury) VAR as a common measure of risk exposure alongside modified duration, but not as a sole measure of risk exposure (Treasury). Independent validation of market pricing and pricing and VAR models (Treasury) Management of the Deputy CRO and responsibility of the Credit Risk Team. To be considered for this position, ideal candidates must have the following experience and skills; Significant generalist broad based Risk knowledge (especially in Credit Risk due to Corporate Lending focus of the bank) Knowledge of Operational Risk an advantage Experience of Market Risk including Treasury Risk Extensive knowledge of Banking (preferably Commercial Banking) and working in a regulated environment Deep knowledge of the UK regulators' approach to risk, including the development of the ICAAP, ILAAP and RRP documents. Demonstrable experience of Risk, Compliance, Accounting and Audit procedures Experience of influencing and advising Senior Management on Risk e.g. on the Banks risk exposures relative to risk appetite and tolerance Evidence of providing challenge e.g. where business strategy or plans exceeded the risk appetite and tolerance Experience of developing or reviewing ICAAP, ILAAP and RRP documents. University degree/ professional qualification in finance and banking ACIB / Institute of Risk Management or other appropriate Risk Management qualification
KennedyPearce Consulting Hatfield, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Are you looking for a business development role within the R&D tax market? Open to flexible working and remote working? Keen to build your own book of business and take advantage of a superb commission structure? My client, a market leading R&D tax consultancy firm is looking for passionate business developers with experience in R&D Tax sales to join their incredibly profitable team! A growing department, my client has seen significant growth over the past 3 years. Upon joining you will be targeted to build strong relationships with a variety of businesses and help inform them of the R&D tax scheme they could be utilising. With ongoing contracts usually lasting between 2-5 years, this is a great way to build your pipeline in an industry boasting healthy fee agreements and a strong commission structure. For full details and to apply please contact Stuart Feeley via or email
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
My client of an FMCG firm are looking for a HR Manager to join there team The candidate must have had experience within FMCG/Hospitality/Retail - You will be managing two HR Assistants in this position Salary- £50-65k (depending on experience) The candidate: A qualified candidate to undertake strategic visions and in particular a history & proven record of developing and retaining a successful team strong hands on ''lead by example'' approach and an understanding of the challenges in our industry Excellent communicator who is approachable and a leader who is accustomed to working in an operations led and people driven environment Extensive recruitment cycle experience (within hospitality or FMCG preferably) and significant relationship building skills, in order to collaborate effectively with people at all levels across the business Genuine dedication, passion and proven longevity are important. Duties: Managing HR duties for up to 500 staff employees HR training for operations staff & head office Managing employee relations cases Managing all recruitment activities for head office & operations Dealing with engagement activities for the company Preparing plan for regular audits Following new all legislation & preparing new policies Preparing succession plan for employees Preparing company for the new HR legislation Organising regular communication/ meetings & activities between department managers
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Head of Finance for an Investment Bank based in the City. Must have banking experience with extensive financial instrument knowledge. Strong IFRS technical accounting and knowledge of treasury banking including Bonds/Hedging. responsilbilities: Responsible for the team's completion, to strict deadlines, of IFRS-compliant financial statement disclosures subject to external audit. Leads a team of 4 full-time qualified accountants. Responsible for daily Treasury front office reporting of P&L and currency positions. Ensures relevant IFRS are reviewed by team; responsible for recommended course of action for consideration by Head of Financial Control or Controller, as appropriate. Reviews and approves accounting journals prepared by team. Ensures that the team's Internal Controls Framework is - and remains - appropriate and is understood and adhered to by staff. Liaises with senior internal and external auditors and responds to queries. Directly accountable for the engagement and effective overall management of staff including recruitment, compensation (as agreed with the Head of Department, if applicable), performance management, coaching and development. Skills: Educated to degree level Fully ACA qualified or equivalent Direct experience of accounting for/auditing a Treasury function in an organisation of comparable size and complexity Detailed knowledge of relevant IFRS standards, especially IFRS 9 including hedge accounting Strong grasp of Treasury functions, products and strategies Fluent English language skills, both verbal and written Experience in managing teams and developing staff Ability to organise, prioritise and delegate tasks effectively to meet deadlines Confident and articulate spokesperson for team with ability to influence Statutory financial accounts preparation and/or audit experience on financial accounts Strong numerical and financial skills with the ability to interpret financial information Strong computer skills with emphasis on Excel
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
The Business An established business based in Central London, this role sits in the Asset Management arm of a bigger Financial Services company. The AM Finance team is small and therefore the roles offer variety and good exposure. The Role You will be the number two in finance and report to the Head of Finance. The main duties are as follows: Production of management reporting Manage preparation and distribution of numerous management reports Manage preparation of other ad hoc reports Monitoring and analysis of cost base Management of the annual budgeting processes Liaise with external service centres to facilitate month end close Preparation of annual statutory accounts, including liaison with service centre and auditors Preparation and review of regulatory returns. You will also deputise for the Head of Finance. Experience Required Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with PQE experience in a similar role Highly numerate and able to manage multi tasks Asset Management highly desirable, Financial Services essential Proactive and self-motivated Salary: £70,000 - £80,000
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
Our client, a prestigious International Bank based in the City are looking to recruit a Head of Operations Risk & Fraud. The selected candidate will assist the Country CRO within the existing London Risk department and will be expected to harness a strong Operational & Fraud Risk governance framework. The job holder will assist in developing and implementing an integrated Operational risk, Fraud risk and Business Continuity management strategy; framework and control system to ensure the London office operates within an agreed risk appetite and complies with its internal policy and external local regulatory obligations. Main responsibilities will include; In conjunction with, and as required by the CRO, manage the comprehensive risk reporting framework (covering risk profile of the London office, macro risks factors, risk mitigations plans etc.) for Operational Risk and Fraud Risk for the UK and Group Risk Committee Produce regular reports for London's senior management on London's risk profile with mitigation plans. Assist the CRO & the relevant London based Committees in the taking appropriate decisions to manage the risk profile within the set appetite Formulation, implementation and delivery of the London office's risk strategy in line with the vision, mission, values and priorities Maintain, execute and continuously improve London branch's risk management strategy, frameworks, limits, and tolerances to assess and mitigate the risk exposures, and to ensure the London office operates within its pre-defined risk appetite, aligned to the group's risk & business strategy Develop and effectively implement risk policies (Operational risk, Fraud Risk and Business Continuity Management), procedures and controls covering all areas of London office so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements fulfilled while delivering a quality, cost-effective service Assist in development and implementation of risk monitoring, models and control systems and process in partnership with group risk heads and business heads to support risk-based decision making Oversee the London office's Operational Risk Management; reporting operational risk profile, ratifying and recommending relevant Operational Risk management actions and mitigation strategy Roll-out the bank's policy re Operational Risk Management in the London office Facilitate the KRI & RCSA process with the Businesses in London office incl. threshold definition and the ongoing monitoring of KRI's Review loss and incident data incl. actuals, near miss or potential events across London branch and provide the necessary guidance to the businesses in completing the incident reports as per the required standards Monitor KRI data specific to London office re breaches against acceptable thresholds; review the corrective actions taken in regard to breaches Implement the risk assessment procedures across London branch and monitor / review corrective actions for loss incidents. Review root cause analysis and corrective actions; monitor status of corrective actions Prepare the reports for the submission to local Compliance/Fin Crime for regulatory reporting purposes if required Roll out the Bank's Group Business Continuity framework in London branch ensuring the implementation and periodic reviews of the relevant tools (Business Impact Analysis, Business Continuity plans/tests, Crisis Management plans, Call tree maintenance, etc) Oversee the London office's Fraud Risk Management; reporting Fraud risk profile, ratifying and recommending relevant Fraud Risk management actions and mitigation strategy. Roll-out the bank's policy re Fraud Risk Management and the Fraud risk Framework in London office Review prevention controls in the local business operating environment Review root cause analysis and corrective actions; monitor status of corrective actions incl. recovery across London office Roll-out the fraud risk monitoring and reporting framework in London office Prepare reports for the submission to local Compliance/Financial Crime for regulatory reporting purposes if required Monitor the periodical review of the products and processes and provide risk mitigation controls while ensuring the accurate identification of risk exposure in new products and services to ensure that risk implications are appropriately considered and mitigated (PPGs/Country Addenda) To be considered for this position, ideal candidates must have the following experience and skills; Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be confident in dealing with senior management, auditors, regulators and other stakeholders to ensure constructive dialogue and productive outcomes Must have a proven track record in operational risk management Have the ability to work independently and make decisions in a pragmatic and fully thought through manner within the governance structures of the organization The incumbent should be conversant with the regulatory and compliance requirements around management of operational risk, Fraud and Business Continuity and will demonstrate an ability to develop innovative solutions, to ensure strong and effective control processes that meet and exceed minimum standards A strong team player who will be able to demonstrate that they can engage positively and productively with local stakeholders and at Group level (including the Group operational management teams and other support functions) to ensure a strong and effective Operational risk, Fraud and Business Continuity management culture is maintained throughout the branch Bachelor's degree in Finance or related discipline (Master's degree in Business Administration, or a related discipline is preferred) 8 years plus relevant experience in the Banking sector within at least 6 years within Operational Risk Professional Certification in a related discipline is preferred Knowledge and experience in the UK regulatory environment
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
Director FP&A The Company Our client is an International media organization based in West London. They are currently going through a period of growth and are looking to solidify their team and bring in top talent to support the growth of the business. This particular headcount is a newly created role and will be the main support to lead and develop the Finance function from a Technical Accounting perspective as well as the Commercial side. Working very closely with the senior members of the organization, this role will be a true business partner. Located in stylish offices, the team culture has a fantastic ethos to both work and social life balance. This opportunity will give exposure to great career growth and opportunities being able to work across different fields/divisions with a varied work load. The Role The Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, will be responsible for the development and maintenance of forecasts, budget planning and financial analysis to support the executive leadership team in the Global Technology & Operations Department to inform critical business decisions. Responsibilities Lead an iterative and collaborative process to develop and maintain annual operating plan/budget, forecast, and variance analysis Develop appropriate and timely management reporting capability regarding key drivers of business performance (financial analysis, key metrics scorecards, etc.) and deliver in the best way to enhance and support decision making capability Deliver presentations on budget/forecasts and relevant financial performance to senior management team and Corporate Champion development of new processes with a bias towards best practice and automation Your Profile We are very much looking for a certain type of person for the role and you must be able to be a forward thinker and look at every aspect of the business with a broad perspective. Someone with a 'hands on' approach to work with the ability to influence many different people of all levels. In addition you will: 5+ Years of FPA experience Strong understanding of financial statements and key financial metrics Skills should include budget development, strategic planning and personnel management; demonstrated success developing and monitoring processes to manage operations and work that involves high levels of collaboration Experience with financial systems - SAP and EPM - is preferred Benefits You will be looked after in your development and your hard work will definitely get noticed. The biggest benefit of this company is the culture they provide. In addition you will: Have a great manager acting as a mentor Experience a great working company culture Have a real impact on the growth of an organization Receive discounts through the business opportunities
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
A world leading and international business require a Head of Financial Reporting to manage a team of part and Fully Qualified Accountants. The company are very established but have also grown over the last 12 months and plan to continue this in 2019. Role This is a great opportunity to use your existing accounting technical knowledge as well as strong interpersonal skills to drive and motivate a team as well as manage and monitor a number of projects. This role will be based in the West End and will prepare the Group's annual statutory accounts to ensure compliance with accounting regulations and to support technical accounting initiatives in the application of accounting standards The technical accounting responsibilities are supported by qualified accountants. The role also includes responsibility for the monthly Board pack reporting performed by the management accounting team. You will further require the ability to manage and monitor a number of projects concurrently. Your experience must be very strong in financial accounting and reporting, you will be an ACA Accountant followed by a position managing staff for a complex business. You will have a hands on approach and the ability to business partner with senior people in the organisation. A high degree of initiative and the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment is also key. Experience ACA Accountant with post qualified experience in a larger business. This opportunity seeks an individual who can demonstrate leadership in business as usual and change processes. You will need to inspire and motivate the team to perform and develop intellectual solutions for business issues. Salary: up to £100,000
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
An opportunity to join an SME Bank in London as part of a successful Internal Audit team. The role offers variety and a platform to learn, you will take responsibility for Internal Audits across the bank and be well supported. To apply you must have Internal Audit experience and a relevant qualification. The role entails undertaking specific assigned audits in accordance with the department's established risk based methodology and within agreed timescales. You will make recommendations in respect of weaknesses identified in the systems and controls of the bank and keep the Head of Internal Audit up to date. You will also critically review existing audit methodology and propose enhancements to increase efficiency and effectiveness of processes. The position will entail assisting in the preparation for Audit Committee meeting and support the Head of Internal Audit in other departmental activities on an adhoc basis. You will need to be a Qualified Accountant (or equivalent) with experience in Internal Audit. Financial Services or Banking experience is ideal but not a prerequisite. There is a great team environment but you will also need to work independently and have excellent report writing skills as well as a fine attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Our client, a prestigious International Bank based in the City of London are looking to recruit a Head of Middle Office. This is a brand new headcount/position for our client and will give the incumbent the opportunity to make the position their own and play an important part in the future growth of the business. You will be expected to drive significant improvements in efficiency while providing quality service to the Front Office teams to allow them to focus on origination and relationship management. Day to day management of the pre & post credit and KYC support teams within the MO and ensuring that there is critical mass of quality resource to support all identified activities. Main responsibilities will include; Responsibility for the creation and management of the bank's newly formed Middle Office function. Credit limit application development with RM Deal structuring in conjunction with Relationship Managers: Pricing & tenor Heads of Terms Compliance Documentation Execution Drawdown management (initial and on-going) Deal booking (in conjunction with Operations) New business Rollovers Lifetime Management Covenants Valuations Insurance Vessel tracking Security valuations Annual credit review (with RM) KYC (RM remains accountable for Financial Crime Risk) On-boarding Periodic review Trigger reviews Reporting & MI management MI/KPI development Pipeline Department dashboards Portfolio performance Develop training plans with HR for staff Technology selection and implementation. To be considered for this position, ideal candidates must have the following experience and skills; University degree Experience in Middle Office and/or service management within a financial institution. Ideally with a strong Credit Track record of managing complex multi-disciplinary teams. Very strong conceptual, analytical judgment and communication abilities are critical. Previous leadership, management and supervisory experience. People management, team leadership and project management skills and experience.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Financial Controller Up to £70,000 A fantastic role has become available for a Financial Controller within my client, a leading property investment company. Duties of the role will include: Developing and setting processes and instilling financial discipline for record keeping. Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts. FP&A lead on budget and KPIs: working with other senior management to establish targets and monitoring the performance of subsidiaries Provide commercial support to all parts of the group Liaison with third party advisers and funders Assisting with ongoing business and asset management projects including valuations, internal and external stakeholder management, and reviewing financial forecasts and budgets; and Analysing potential transactions, including development of financial models, participation in due diligence and managing third party service providers. I am looking for an ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified individual with as trong academic background. You must hold a minimum of 3 years experience in a role with similar duties and be a strong communicator and ambitious individuals. If of interest, apply for the role to discuss it further!
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
A leading Real estate Private Equity Firm is recruiting for a Finance Manager. Their company values are, emphasis on internal progression, providing quality training for their staff and flexible working if and when required. They believe in taking care of their employee's and promoting from within. This makes this a great opportunity for the right person. This role has come around due to expansion in the organisation. You will report to the Finance Director. As a Finance Manager, you will be responsible for: Sign off quarterly, management accounts of investment SPV's, which are outsourced to a third-party administrator in Luxembourg. Review yearend financial statements prepared under LUX GAAP and FRS 102. Prepare and review Non-resident Landlord tax returns, Corporation tax return, Vat returns, CIS returns, and NRCGT returns. Take the lead on the year end audit process, engage with local partners, administrators, and tax advisors, to ensure information is accurate and provided in a timely manner. Take the lead on tax structuring and work with tax advisors on new acquisitions and sales. Experience necessary: Qualified ACA ideally from a top ten accounting practice. Real estate exposure Self-motivated Good communicator Able to manage heavy workload & strict deadlines Experience of managing multiple stakeholders. Attention to detail This role will look up to pay up to £60,000 as well as offering a 20% bonus benefits package plus generous bonuses.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
We are looking for a generalist HR Manager for an established media business in its head office in London. The opportunity has arisen for an experienced, highly motivated and progressive HR Manager to join the company to provide first line support across the business ensuring that the HR function is seen as adding value to the business. Circa £80,000 & benefits & bonuses / West End. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: To provide guidance to managers and employees on HR policies and procedures and ensuring they are implemented ensuring consistency throughout the business. To coach managers, ensuring decisions and courses of action taken are demonstrating business focus as well as being in line with the culture of the Company. To complete all necessary HR administration including offer letters, contracts of employment, right to work checks, leaver letters and employment screening. To liaise with benefits providers to ensure appropriate staff benefits are being offered. To manage employee relations issues including disciplinary, grievance, terminations etc. To update HR policies and procedures to ensure new legislation is reflected as required. To support managers in preparing job descriptions and determining best recruitment methods for any new or vacant roles. To manage the performance review process throughout the business and guiding managers on tackling performance issues as necessary. To complete ad hoc HR projects as they arise
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Finance Director (part time) Dynamic career role offering both challenge and career growth My client is one of the world's leading financial and corporate public relations agencies. Through the effective implementation of strategic growth both organically and through acquisition the business is looking to significantly grow its market share across the country and requires a strategic, versatile, and commercially astute Finance Director to assist in driving the business to achieve this goal. Job description: Manage and develop a small finance team including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Management Accounts and Credit Control. Produce monthly reports and analysis to evaluate business performance using key metrics, and present to the Board and Group as appropriate. Take ownership for the working capital of the business and ensure key targets are achieved, including approving all bank payments and weekly reviews of cash collected. Monthly re-forecasting of both revenue and costs, taking into account the new business pipeline and current revenue opportunities. Manage the annual Budget process, liaising with both MDs and Group CFO. Review and approve monthly payroll. Development and maintenance of remuneration structures and incentive plans Support the business during legal processes relating to HR and other corporate issues Ad hoc supplemental reporting as needed. Meet strict cost control and margin targets across the businesses in line with forecast. Management of audit process and relationship with group auditors/ improving controls and processes Development and ongoing maintenance of internal control environment across the company Qualities required: Qualified accountant with commercial experience Strong and effective communicator Strong technical skills and strategic mindset Ability to work effectively in pressurised environments and deliver to deadlines Proven leadership, management and coaching capability Approachable personality, with a "can do" attitude Ability to interact at multiple levels within the organisation including Board level and provide strategic counsel.
KennedyPearce Consulting City of London, UK
Feb 13, 2019
BUSINESS A business who are energetic and progressive, they hire people who are motivated to drive their careers and have a open mind to change and move ahead of competitors. The company has a great track record of providing opportunity internally and allowing people to take responsibility for tasks and really feel part of something. ROLE The finance team is seeking a number two to the Financial Controller who can take responsibility for interacting with stakeholders. It is key you can face off to the business and have the gravitas to work across all levels of seniority. Key tasks: - Working with investment teams and group to monitor fund performance and maximise returns. - Evolving Financial Reporting, Tax, Regulatory and property market developments, presenting to the team where applicable. - Audit and tax projects across the team. - Managing tax, regulatory and compliance risks - Supporting the Financial Controller to ensure accurate and complete financial records to satisfy Companies Act, accounting standards and any other relevant legislation and regulations. EXPERIENCE & SKILLS You must be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) with Investment Management/Hedge Fund/Private Equity or Property Investment experience. You are likely to have at least five years post-qualification experience and a proven track record of delivering on projects. Key to this role is the confidence to present to wider groups, influence others and lead conversations with C-level stakeholders. Along with this are good organisational skills with an ability to multi-task. If you have TAX experience this is a big benefit but essential.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Feb 12, 2019
Interim Group Financial Controller This market leading Leisure and Hospitality organisation is currently recruiting an Interim Financial Controller to lead their finance team in central London. The organisation is dynamic and fast paced with a number of multisite entities internationally. The Interim Financial Controller role will oversee a team and report directly to the CFO. As the Interim Financial Controller, your role will be broad and cover financial reporting, transactional management, due diligence and tax for the Group. This position is suited to a strong Chartered Accountant with extensive finance experience who is confident dealing with senior stakeholders. Key Responsibilities: Oversee the finance team Financial reporting, regulatory reporting Management reporting, planning and forecasting Tax work Manage annual audit process and ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulatory legislation Key Requirements: ACCA/ACA Qualified - business services or audit background Strong financial reporting and tax experience in a commercial environment Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in fast paced environment This is an excellent opportunity to work in a broad, commercially focused Finance Manager role for a leading Private Equity organisation.