KennedyPearce Consulting

KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
VAT Director - Top 10 London Work for the leading top 10 accountancy firm within VAT heading up a successful team. You will be the main point of contact for large FTSE clients and lead on major VAT advisory projects across EMEA. You will be responsible for maintaining on going client relationships whilst developing new relationships within a verity of sectors. The VAT team is highly regarded in the business and this would be a great step up for any VAT Manager or a VAT Director in a smaller firm seeking a step up. The business offer a fantastic central London working location with state of the art offices and a wide range of befits including a lucrative bonus structure. Key responsibilities: Developing, maintaining and managing client relationships Developing opportunity's within the market Implementing and advising businesses on VAT efficient structures Networking with intermediaries at industry events Negotiating with HMRC on behalf of large clients Overseeing and mentoring a successful team Requirements: Extensive practical VAT experience gained in an established accountancy firm CTA qualified Strong VAT advisory experienced gained on large projects Ability to build and maintain strong client relationships Experience of mentoring team members Please get in touch to find out more
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Our client is a City based International Property business seeking a Financial Controller to manage 5 Qualified Accountants. As the role is reporting to a Director and overseeing experienced accountants you must have Property and staff management experience as a qualified ACA (or equivalent) Accountant. The role covers the financial management and all accounting for the investments of three property funds. You will support the Senior Finance Managers and respective Fund Managers and have excellent communication and business partnering skills to work closely with the London and European teams. The accounts are outsourced so the team reviews work coming from the administrators. The role will include taking a lead in client relationships and transactional support. Please only apply for this role if you are a Qualified Accountant with experience in property. You will understand areas such as service charges and real estate accounting. You will also have strong technical skills in GAAP and IFRS and gravitas to liaise at all senior levels is essential.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
A prosperous and challenging role has presented itself within an international banking giant. The Credit Director who is successful will be rewarded with full autonomy of the position, a comprehensive compensation package, luxurious benefits and job satisfaction. The incumbent will be responsible for: ? Acting as departmental Head to manage workflows and oversee the performance of the Credit Team ? Working with Head of Private Banking and RMs to understand the client objectives and ensure compliance with the necessary business and regulatory standards ? Developing and regularly reviewing the credit policies and procedures for the London Branch with particular reference to real estate lending and Lombard lending Team Structure and Reporting Lines The Credit Director reports to the Head of Private Banking who provides day to day management and guidance to this position under UK Law and Regulations. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES Credit Responsibility ? Work closely with Head Office credit team on transactions ? Ensure all reviews and renewals are managed efficiently ? Increase the London lending book by successfully processing applications originated by the Private Banking team. ? Senior adviser to RM's on credit application to facilitate approval of credit facility ? Assist the Relationship Managers to develop and retain client relationships while contributing actively to the business development and financial goals of the branch. ? Overseeing the drafting and negotiation of documentation for credit facilities. ? Manage recovery process to minimize losses ? Assist the Head of Private Banking with credit responsibilities including reviewing Excess Reports. ? Assessing credit applications and credit risk in accordance with PB credit policy. ? Deputise for and support other team members by attending to clients' needs in their absence whilst adhering at all times to the FCA competencies requirements. ? Expected to deal effectively with clients and professional advisers i.e. attend client meetings with RMs, deal with external Lawyers and occasional property visits as required by RM's. ? Assisting and oversight of the preparation of Facility Applications, credit reviews, preparation of loan documentation and negotiation of credit terms. ? Remains informed about market trends, customer preferences and new products. Contributes to all aspects of the marketing mix including product development Administration ? Assist in preparing necessary reports for the Branch Risk Committee. ? Safeguard the reputation of the bank by employing best practice and acting in a professional manner at all times. Ensure that a high level of confidentiality is maintained at all times. ? Developing the real estate lending process for the company, and maintaining the loan book in good order. ? Meet client satisfaction and service quality levels by performing administrative tasks effectively to fulfil client requirements. ? Liaise with Credit Administration Team (CRAD) to ensure facility/loans are processed accurately. Team Management ? Responsible day to day management of Credit Team and all employee matters ? Developing, training staff and handling performance related issues Head of Unit and Human Resources ? Ensure the credit book is being managed effectively by each team member Please get in touch if you are interested!
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
** NEW ROLE** - Head of FP&A - £68-70,000 - Kensington We are excited to be recruiting for a prestigious higher education organisation based in S.W London. We are looking for a Qualified (5 yrs PQE) commercial focused FP&A accountant with exposure to process and systems upgrades & improvements. Working within the Finance team, the role holder will be responsible for running a reliable and responsive Financial Planning and Analysis function that provides the Director of Finance, Deputy Director of Finance, the Senior Management Team (SMT) and managers across the College with incisive, value-add financial support and analysis which facilitates effective decision making. Your responsibilities are broken down to the key area, but not limited too: Manage a Team of 3 Qualified Accountants Financial Reporting - lead the monthly management accts and produce & develop monthly reporting pack to senior stakeholders Financial Planning & Forecasting - lead annual budget and forecast & provide strategic and long term financial plans. Business Partner Support - Develop relationships with budget holders and senior managers System/Process & Controls - Work with the systems and reporting accounts to investigate and implement improvements. Additional responsibilities: The role holder will be responsible for the provision of timely, accurate, relevant management information to all levels of management and regularly reviewing this information. This will include provision of monthly reports, critical review and interpretation of results and value-add analysis. Additionally, the role holder will be responsible for developing the costing and pricing model for Programmes, working with a wide range of stakeholders. The role requires internal liaison with staff at all levels, but most notably at Director/Dean and Head of Programme/Department level, as well as close working with the Head of Financial Accounting, the Financial Planning & Analysis team and the wider Finance team. To be considered for this role you will be/have: Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA - minimum 5 years PQE Clear FP&A background with management exposure Involvement in a system upgrade/implementation Driven/Ambitious individual with an autonomous mindset and inquisitive mindset
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
KennedyPearce are recruiting a Senior Commercial Finance Manager on behalf of a prestigous gallary based in London. The role holder will work with the Finance Director, Commercial Finance to drive the continuous improvement and development of high quality Management Information, Reporting, Business Partnering and insight across the organisation. Primary Responsibilities Managing Team of 4 within Commercial Finance Focus on delivering financial excellence in every aspect of reporting Commercial contact/comms for Hyperion deliverables e.g Month End, Forecast & Budget Work with Finance Director, Commercial Finance and Regional Directors to develop drive and successfully consolidate key business processes/reports e.g Budget, Forecast, Headcount, Bonus Model Business Partnering for both Engagement and Marketing including ownership of Budgeting and Forecasting processes Business Partnering with Group Finance on key Group owned cost areas to enhance Management Reporting External and Internal financial communications (i.e. staff meetings, AFRM, Board Meetings and Press Releases) Competitor analysis and reporting Experience : The ideal candidate should have experience in leading teams, an audit background, be commercially minded with a very strong attention to detail. They should have strong communication skills, be pro-active and a team player who is comfortable working with high level stakeholders and building relationships across the Business This role is paying up to £80k + benefits
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
One of the largest diversified corporations in the world 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 business. You will report to the Finance Director. As a Finance Manager you will be responsible for: Manage a small team of accounting staff including the appraisal and recruitment processes Ensure all accounting vouchers (including payments) are correctly processed and authorised. Prepare management accounts in accordance with group accounting rules and deadlines. Prepare quarterly disclosure information for consolidation reporting. Liaise with external auditors to plan & co-ordinate audits for each company. Experience necessary: Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA 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 £60,000 as well as offering a 5k car plus a competitive benefits package plus generous bonus.
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
KennedyPearce are recruiting an Financial Controller within a visual communications provider business. Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be in charge of managing the financial accounting for the Group (including both UK and International subsidiaries). This is a technical role which includes team management for part qualified accountants, management of the audit process as well as ensuring a smooth and efficient month end/balance sheet review process. There will also be a number of projects to take charge of alongside the "day to day" tasks. Key activities: This will be a hands on role which will involve the following: Production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts and year-end statutory accounts Preparation of year end audit pack and managing the year end audit Managing the AP (Accounts Payable) and AR (Accounts Receivable) teams Presenting to Directors and senior management Ensuring all financial policies and procedures are adhered to Working with external providers of legal, accounting, audit and other professional advice, especially to ensure the compliance and filing of Statutory Financial Statements to Companies House and corporate tax returns to HMRC Enhancing financial reporting, controls and procedures across the group Providing support on Company tax affairs including research and development Other ad hoc tasks as requested Candidate requirements Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA qualified) with at least 3 years post qualified experience Previous management accounting experience with SME's, large privately owned businesses or PLC companies Strong communication skills including willingness to present to Directors and clients
KennedyPearce Consulting London, UK
Aug 08, 2018
Temp to perm - Finance Manager - (SME) About the business An exciting opportunity for a hands-on Finance Manager to support the Financial Controller and Management team in a respected company within the leisure and hospitality industry. **Culture fit is everything at this organisation - work drinks, lively atmosphere etc. This is an established company operating nationwide. About the role Reporting to the Financial Controller and liaising with senior management, this role will be a key contributor to the growth and development of the company. This is a hands-on financial manager position with the need to: Establish best practice financial systems and reporting processes Manage budgets, cash flows and accounts consolidation Financial data analysis and sales data reporting Advise on commercials and SLAs Oversee transactional finance such as payroll, Cash management, AR/AP, bank accounts ETC Ensure all compliance and governance regarding tax and accounting compliance for regulatory and legal requirements; together with External Accounting Firm and Legal Advisors Manage the accounting of projects and programs Ensure monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting is timely and accurate Provide commentary to the Board around the business through data analysis Manage costs within the businesses to make improvements to the bottom line Innovate and evolve the existing financial processes Skills and experience Must have strong technical knowledge of Management Accounting, Tax, Finance, Must be a thorough project manager delivering timely and accurate reports with attention to detail Minimum of 3 years' experience in a senior finance role Experience in process and systems improvement Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent attention to detail You will have a proven background in establishing robust processes and systems. If you are a highly motivated, driven and successful professional looking to take the next step in your career, then don't miss this exciting opportunity!