KennedyPearce Consulting

KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 23, 2018
Our client, a prestigious International Bank located in the heart of the City is looking to recruit a Deputy Head of Compliance & MLRO to join their expanding London office. This is a brand new position/headcount for the bank, so a fantastic opportunity for the incumbent to make the position their own. Main responsibilities will include; Work with other members of Senior Management to identify, measure and manage Compliance Risk to ensure that the bank behaves ethically and consistently in full compliance with relevant laws and regulatory requirements and that the Bank's policies and procedures are being adhered to. Responsible as Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) for implementation of policies and procedures to mitigate Anti - Money Laundering (AML) Risks. Responsible for developing and maintaining a programme designed to mitigate financial crime. Establish appropriate Systems and Controls to ensure effective oversight and monitoring of compliance with all relevant laws and regulations across the bank Clearly define and perform compliance duties as part of the bank's three lines of defence model Keep updated on regulatory developments and ensure that all rule changes relating to Compliance Oversight and Money Laundering Functions which affect the bank are drawn to Management and Staff's attention for implementation. Ensure relevant policies and procedures are in place to mitigate all compliance and regulatory risks facing the bank Ensure policy ownership and frequency of review is clearly defined and enforced Develop appropriate MI to monitor and report Treating Customer Fairly (TCF) and Conduct Risks across the bank in compliance with regulatory requirements and to avoid reputational damage Establish and embed a robust Risk-Based Compliance Monitoring Programme (CMP) that provides the Management and Board with assurance that all compliance and regulatory risks are being satisfactorily mitigated. Undertake a regular review of regulatory rules ensuring there are no gaps in CMP and internal policies and procedures; driving timely update of CMP, policies and procedures as required. Implement a structured account opening checklist to include all the required steps necessary to achieve an acceptable standard of KYC compliance. Perform independent quality assurance checks on customer files on a regular basis to give Management ongoing assurance on KYC compliance Ensure an up to date AML Policy document is in place and all relevant staff are duly aware and trained on fulfilling requirements Make sure that a process is in operation to classify customers into high, medium and low profile groups against their characteristics. Establish appropriate thresholds for transaction monitoring for each group and additional thresholds for volume controls. Develop and roll out AML policies and procedures in compliance with statutory and regulatory obligations and as advised by enforcement agencies Robust monitoring of all areas of the bank's operations to ensure compliance with AML policies, regulation and legislation. Regular reporting to Senior Management and annually to the Board. Undertake internal review of all suspicious transactions and disclose to National; Crime Agency (NCA) and report to law enforcement agencies as appropriate
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 19, 2018
My client a Global Leading Real Estate business based in Central London is looking for a Finance Manager to join their head office team. As Finance Manager, you will lead the finance team and provide insight into key decisions made country wide. Lead the team of finance and be responsible for financial health of a company; Produce financial reports and develop strategies based on financial research; Responsible for the monthly reporting, income and expenditure, ensure that information produced is robust, accurate and owned by appropriate individuals; Support management with the development and implementation of the long term strategy; Responsible for the recruitment, management, development and retention of the finance team; To provide insights into key decisions made on a country-level basis The successful candidate will: Be a qualified accountant in either ACA / ACCA / CIMA Have proven Financial Controller experience within the property / real estate industry Have proven managerial experience Have proven practice experience
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 19, 2018
My client a Global Prestigious Gallery based in Central London is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their head office team. Reporting the Senior Commercial Finance Manager the Financial Analyst will be responsible for: Updating pipeline model on a weekly basis and aggregating submissions from the depts. on a bi-weekly basis Ensuring transactions are properly booked in the ledger; managing deferrals, accruals, etc. Consolidation and analysis of Group results Budgeting & Forecasting timetable/process External & internal financial comms Commercial contact/comms for Hyperion deliverables 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 Improve the quality of reporting and key processes Drive for best practice and standardisation of reporting across Commercial Finance The successful candidate will: Be a Qualified accountant (either ACA / ACCA / CIMA) Be commercial minded with relevant analysis and reporting experience Have good knowledge of Hyperion Planning or similar
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 16, 2018
My client a Global Leading Real Estate firm based in Central London is looking for a Finance Manager to join their head office team. As Finance Manager, you will lead the finance team and provide insight into key decisions made country wide. Lead the team of finance and be responsible for financial health of a company; Produce financial reports and develop strategies based on financial research; Responsible for the monthly reporting, income and expenditure, ensure that information produced is robust, accurate and owned by appropriate individuals; Support management with the development and implementation of the long term strategy; Responsible for the recruitment, management, development and retention of the finance team; To provide insights into key decisions made on a country-level basis The successful candidate will: Be a qualified accountant in either ACA / ACCA / CIMA Have proven Finance Manager / Controller experience within the property / real estate industry Have proven experience in liaising with the bank and leasing Have proven managerial experience
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 13, 2018
My client a Global Leading Real Estate business based in Central London is looking for a Senior Finance Manager to join their head office team. As Senior Finance Manager, you will lead the finance team and provide insight into key decisions made country wide. Lead the team of finance and be responsible for financial health of a company; Produce financial reports and develop strategies based on financial research; Responsible for the monthly reporting, income and expenditure, ensure that information produced is robust, accurate and owned by appropriate individuals; Support management with the development and implementation of the long term strategy; Responsible for the recruitment, management, development and retention of the finance team; To provide insights into key decisions made on a country-level basis The successful candidate will: Be a qualified accountant in either ACA / ACCA / CIMA Have proven Financial Controller experience within the property / real estate industry Have proven managerial experience Have proven practice experience
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 11, 2018
Based in Central London, this role is a one off opportunity for an expert in tax domicile and residency to inherit one of the most technically challenging portfolios in the City. Working with UHNWI's, this role offers a residency expert the opportunity to join a very reputable team at a senior level and help develop the already exceptional offering. With an abundance of high level technical work, your time will be split between managing your own portfolio and dealing with all technical issues, as well as building the team around you, developing the knowledge of junior members and winning new business with the Partners. This role does have a very structured route to Partner in place and the right individual could accelerate through the ranks quickly. You will have experience issuing technical advice to non doms and no res individuals and have previous experience within a private client tax team. ATT/CTA are preferable but if you have relevant previous experience you will not be discounted. For full details, please apply ASAP or call Stuart Feeley via .
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 11, 2018
My client a Global Leading Property Development business based in Central London is looking for a Financial Controller to join their head office team. As Financial Controller, you will lead the finance team and provide insight into key decisions made country wide. Lead the team of finance and be responsible for financial health of a company; Produce financial reports and develop strategies based on financial research; Responsible for the monthly reporting, income and expenditure, ensure that information produced is robust, accurate and owned by appropriate individuals; Support management with the development and implementation of the long term strategy; Responsible for the recruitment, management, development and retention of the finance team; To provide insights into key decisions made on a country-level basis The successful candidate will: Be a qualified accountant in either ACA / ACCA / CIMA Have proven Financial Controller experience within the property / real estate industry Have proven managerial experience
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 11, 2018
The market leader in private equity, specialising in real estate, is recruiting for a Newly Qualified Accountant. 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 role has come around due to expansion in the business. You will report to the Group Finance Director. As a Newly Qualified Accountant you will be responsible for: Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts and providing the external accountants with the information required to meet reporting deadlines Assist in the review of the monthly management accounts Provide monthly and annual cost analysis for various expense line items Assist with the preparation and review of the Firms FCA regulatory returns Experience necessary: Newly Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA. A 2.1 or 1st from a top 30 university 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 plus a competitive benefits package.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 10, 2018
(Temp to perm) Head of Finance | SME | Fashion Salary: 70k - 80k package + bonus Dynamic work environment Exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager/Head if Finance to join a fashion firm based in East London. Client Details Description You will be responsible for Cash flow modelling & cost management Monthly management and board reporting Variance analysis & commentary Managing a small team Business partnering with stakeholders Full responsibility of finance operations Budgeting/forecasting Strategic planning Continuous improvement/streamlining of processes Profile To be successful in this role you will have Proven experience leading a team Advanced Excel skills Minimum 5 years of experience Excellent written & verbal communication skills Fashion/wholesale experience is a plus Qualified Job Offer Rapidly expanding company with expansion plan in place Great culture
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 10, 2018
City based International Bank are looking to recruit a Head of IT Services. The role is a Head of Department role and would report to the General Manager Operations. It is possible that this role could at some stage share a split of SMF 24 if the need arises. Main responsibilities will include; Responsibility for the banks IT strategy and performance, ensuring availability of the banks IT systems, information and communication systems Responsibility for Project Governance across all the banks projects and project management of assigned projects Maintain the bank's core banking and satellite systems, as well as the systems infrastructure, ensuring availability and relevance Main data integrity and availability for BAU and disaster recovery/business continuity scenario Provide excellent support levels to the banks staff and external customers Ensure a secure and sustainable control environment with fully embedded controls in line with those outlined in policy and procedures Work with the IT Security Manager to ensure the banks systems are protected as best as possible from external attacks, ensure the banks logging and reporting systems are monitored, ensure the banks staff are educated to understand the threats applicable to the bank Accountability at a senior level for projects, co-ordinating, steering and decision making to ensure a successful outcome Responsible for project managing, resource allocation and budget approval for projects across the bank Ensure timely production of the banks MI Ideal candidates should have the following system skills/experience; Experience of networks - at least CCNA (a Cisco Certified Network Associate); Experience of Checkpoint firewalls - preferably Checkpoint certified administrator; Citrix experience; Core banking systems ideally T24.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 10, 2018
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 supported by a strong management team. To apply you must have Internal Audit experience in Banking or wider Financial Services. 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 with Banking experience to apply. Ideally it is preferred if you have audit experience of AML Controls, Treasury, IT, Credit Process (front to back) and trade finance. 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 London, UK
Oct 10, 2018
Leading Bank based in Central London are seeking a German speaking Financial Controller. The London based team supports trade and investment flows between the UK, Europe and Asia. This role takes responsibility for mainly the UK and Germany. You will ensure that all accounting tasks as well as regulatory reporting requirements, tax return data, financial information for annual statutory accounts are delivered in a timely, robust and sustainable manner. The opportunity includes financial and regulatory reporting tasks for Germany as well as for some finance activities for the wider European region. You must speak Fluent German and be Qualified Accountant (or equivalent). Ideally you will have Financial Services experience but this is not essential. Overview of the role: Ensure regulatory reporting compliance Prepare supporting documentation for tax advisor as required Prepare or provide accounting treatment advice Maintain oversight of journals and balance sheet reconciliations performed offshore Provide German GAAP financial information Prepare and manage Finance and tax-related components of internal and external audits including tax audits Build a cooperative and effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders Lead the Regulatory Reporting Stream of work to deliver the agree outcomes Maintain all procedures relating to finance, regulatory reporting and tax for German/Frankfurt branch The role supports and provides recommendations and advice in respect of regulatory reporting deliverables as to current and future implications for the organisation. You will also support broader Europe wide initiatives and you will ensure the team targets are aligned and achieved in Germany and London. Experience It is essential you speak fluent German and you are a Qualified Accountant (or equivalent) with relevant experience gained in a management role. Ideally you will have a Financial Services background that includes regulatory reporting. You will have excellent planning, coordinating and prioritisation skills, strong initiative and proactive attitude to meet commitments and undertake additional responsibilities that add value. Sound knowledge of IFRS is also key.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 10, 2018
A Challenger Bank who are currently go through a period of change require a Head of Finance to support numerous project objectives, manage a team and make sure targets are achieved to a high standard. You will manage three areas; FP&A, Financial Reporting and Treasury. This is a great opportunity to use your existing accounting knowledge as well as strong interpersonal skills to drive and motivate a finance team and manage and monitor a number of projects. THE POSITION This role will be based in the West End and will have a strong strategic and FP&A angle along with preparing the Group's annual statutory accounts to ensure compliance with accounting regulations. The technical accounting responsibilities are supported by qualified accountants. The role also includes duties for the monthly board pack reporting performed by the FP&A team and the monthly regulatory reporting and monitoring of regulatory capital of the group, supported by the regulatory accountant. You will further require the ability to manage and monitor a number of projects concurrently. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Your experience must be from a Bank either Retail or Investment and you are likely to come from an ACA audit background followed by a position managing staff in Financial Services. A hands on approach is essential as well as the ability to business partner with senior people in the organisation. You will also have a high degree of initiative and work both autonomously and in a team environment. 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.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 09, 2018
My client a Globally recognised award-winning multi-media business based in West London is looking for a Financial Controller to join their head office team. Reporting to the Finance Director the Financial Controller will be responsible for: Ensuring timeliness and reliability of financial records, including general ledger, financial statements, regulatory and management reports for Europe Reviewing P&L, cashflow, balance sheet and supplementary submissions (eg DSO reporting, Foreign Exchange analysis) Overseeing quarterly reporting group Ensuring consistency and integrity between P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow Making a proactive contribution to progressively improve reporting speed and quality to all stakeholders Ensuring accurate reporting in compliance with Group policies, local and US GAAP Liaising with the Europe & Africa Reporting & Planning, and local finance teams across the region to coordinate monthly closing activities Supporting local Europe & Africa finance teams with annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting Co-ordinating with Europe & Africa advertising sales team to accurately report global and pan-regional revenues Reviewing and signing off of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and SOX files Complying with statutory and legal requirements: audit, tax, VAT and regulatory filings or information requests Ensuring that procedures and controls are followed and maintained within finance and across the organisation, including SOX requirements The successful candidate will: Be a Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Accountant with at least 5 years post qualification experience Have proven experience in liaising with key stakeholders, directors, across geographical locations Have proven financial reporting experience, ideally in a multi-site / multi-currency business Have proven managerial experience
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 09, 2018
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 Stevenage, UK
Oct 09, 2018
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 Luton, UK
Oct 09, 2018
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 London, UK
Oct 06, 2018
Are you looking to join one of the UK's fastest growing consumer goods business? My client, based in West London is looking for a Finance Manager to join their head office team. Reporting to the Finance Director the Finance Manager will be responsible for: Lead, manage, develop and coach a team, supporting them with personal development, welfare, general queries, morale and motivation Set team and individual KPI's for review with the Financial Controller and CFO Continuously check in with the team to ensure team KPI's are on track Manage the yearly appraisal process Provide recommendation and implement effective financial processes and procedures to support strategic growth Preparation of monthly management accounts tight deadlines Regular reporting on the commercials and insightful analyses on the business, profitability and KPI management Continuous improvements on management reporting that is provided for the wider business Manage all legislative requirements within Finance Support the Financial Controller managing monthly payroll process and input via external payroll provider. Cashflow forecasting Produce and arrange file for review Construct, collate and distribute commentary for P&L variances Assist Financial Controller with annual budget preparation Ensure all general Finance processes are documented and accurately recorded in preparation for audit Project manage the implementation of a new Finance and ERP systems Providing analysis and advice on smart cost saving initiatives into key international markets Manage and oversee our Accounts Payable division, always investigating new and efficient ways of working that will improve the teams overall productivity Authorise invoices and payment Manage and oversee the team to ensure timely receipt of customer payment and outstanding customer relationship management Monitor and review weekly Accounts Receivable reports ahead of communication to internal stakeholders You will: Be ACA qualified from Big 4 accounting firm 4 years post qualified experience in industry, ideally FMCG, retail or similar Experience as a Financial Controller Degree educated
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 06, 2018
My client a Global Leading Media business based in West London is looking for a Financial Controller to join their head office team. Reporting to the Finance Director the Financial Controller will be responsible for: Ensuring timeliness and reliability of financial records, including general ledger, financial statements, regulatory and management reports for Europe Reviewing P&L, cashflow, balance sheet and supplementary submissions (eg DSO reporting, Foreign Exchange analysis) Overseeing quarterly reporting group Ensuring consistency and integrity between P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow Making a proactive contribution to progressively improve reporting speed and quality to all stakeholders Ensuring accurate reporting in compliance with Group policies, local and US GAAP Liaising with the Europe & Africa Reporting & Planning, and local finance teams across the region to coordinate monthly closing activities Supporting local Europe & Africa finance teams with annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting Co-ordinating with Europe & Africa advertising sales team to accurately report global and pan-regional revenues Reviewing and signing off of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and SOX files Complying with statutory and legal requirements: audit, tax, VAT and regulatory filings or information requests Ensuring that procedures and controls are followed and maintained within finance and across the organisation, including SOX requirements Promoting a robust control environment within the Europe & Africa Reporting and Accounting Team Supporting VP, Planning & Reporting with supplementary analysis and ad hoc requests from Europe & Africa regional management and local finance teams The successful candidate will: Be a Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Accountant with at least 5 years post qualification experience Have proven experience in liaising with key stakeholders, directors, across geographical locations Have proven financial reporting experience Have proven managerial experience
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Oct 05, 2018
Investment management business are recruiting for a Group Financial Controller. 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 CFO. The Group Financial Controller will be responsible for the accuracy of all areas of the day to day management accounting across the business strands and geographic locations. As a Group Financial Controller you will be responsible for: Complete statutory accounts, regulatory returns and perform tax compliance reporting. Lead the half and year end plc. accounts preparation, act as key liaison with the audit team. Develop high quality, insightful reporting and robust forecasting. Work with the CFO and business leaders to implement outcome-focused reporting to contribute to commercial decision making. Work closely with the CFO on the annual budgeting process. Ensure good communication and relations with underlying business heads, moving the finance team to a 'business partner' role. Experience necessary: Qualified ACA ideally with top ten background. Team management 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 £100,000 as well as offering a 12% pension (which can be taken as cash), plus 20-30% bonus.