Harcourt Matthews Ltd

Harcourt Matthews Ltd City of London, UK
Feb 19, 2019
This Private Equity & VC invested start-up AdTech business is rapidly establishing and has already gained an enviable reputation within data intelligence & analytics market place. Having secured funding from leading global P/E & Venture Capitalists, the company has already grown from 10 to 30 in the UK & US over 12 months and is achieving ambitious global expansion plans. Supporting a portfolio of instantly recognisable branded clients including publishers, marketers and digital product managers, building & delivering smarter business platforms across multiple devices and maximise intelligent commercial insights supporting real-time data driven decision making. As a result, the group is seeking a qualified or qualified by experience accountant undertake a newly created Finance Manager (Finance Business Partner) role to "own" the finance function" and allow the Finance Director to focus on legal, HR and IT matters during a critical growth programme. Your brief includes: •Finance Business Partner leading the day-to-day financial management, control, balance sheet & Profit & Loss accounting •Preparation financial analysis, leading the monthly management reporting delivering Kpis, commentary for the FD & Board review •Orchestrating & leading FP&A planning, budgeting & forecasting processes •Management of weekly cash flow & working capital projections •Lead & Manage the year end process & reporting, liaising with the auditors •Manage a small team providing day-to-day bookkeeping & transactions •Driving improvements in financial systems & processes to ensure robust commercial financial controls are in place alongside value-added work As a qualified accountant or qualified by experience, you will demonstrate excellent technical accounting skills, experience of delivering against financial and management reporting deadlines and evidence of improving accounting processes, systems and controls, gained within a fast-paced start-up enterprise. The role demands a professional, proactive approach, the ability to develop a finance team and the gravitas to challenge the status quo. Interest in technology or ad-tech would be advantageous but not essential. The role is expected to quickly become a Group Financial Controller role as the business expands to different markets, so an ability to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment is critical. Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.
Harcourt Matthews Ltd City of London, UK
Feb 19, 2019
With ambitious expansion plans, this start-up AdTech business is rapidly establishing an enviable reputation within the competitive data intelligence market place. Having secured funding from some of the worlds leading Venture Capitalists, including Y Combinator and Octopus Ventures whose successful investments include Dropbox, Airbnb, Eve, Zoopla & GymBox, the company has already grown from 10 to a team of circa 30 in the UK & US in the past 12 months with ambitious global expansion plans. Supporting a portfolio of instantly recognisable clients including publishers, marketers and digital product managers, the organisation is focused on utilising data to build smarter businesses across multiple devices and maximise intelligent commercial insight and real-time decision making. As a result, the group is seeking a qualified accountant to undertake a newly created Financial Controller role to "own" the finance function and allow the Finance Director to focus on legal, HR and IT matters during a critical growth programme. Your brief includes: •Day to day responsibility for financial control, balance sheet & Profit & Loss accounting •Preparation of monthly management accounts with commentary for FD & Board review •Driving budgeting & forecasting processes •Weekly cash flow management & projections •Management of the year end process & reporting •Day to day book-keeping including invoicing, purchase ledger & credit control •Driving improvements in financial systems & processes to ensure robust financial control & additional value-added work As a qualified accountant or qualified by experience, you will demonstrate excellent technical accounting skills, experience of delivering against financial and management reporting deadlines and evidence of improving accounting processes, systems and controls, gained within a fast-paced start-up enterprise. The role demands a professional, proactive approach, the ability to develop a finance team and the gravitas to challenge the status quo. Interest in technology or ad-tech would be advantageous but not essential. The role is expected to quickly become a Group Financial Controller role as the business expands to different markets, so an ability to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment is critical. Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.
Harcourt Matthews Ltd City of London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
This leading global £multi-billion turnover Legal Professional Services group, operating within the UK, Europe, US and Asia-PAC markets, has developed an enviable reputation for outstanding professional services and delivering innovative products & service solutions. Enjoying continued growth through service and market development, the business delivers challenging assignments for a worldwide blue-chip client base. A new Operational Project Management role exists for a 2:1/1st class graduate, to support the delivery of projects and provide supporting a variety of stakeholders with time critical Corporate Deals & Matters. A broad and varied brief includes: • Service Delivery Management -Ensure adequate project management, supervision & participation throughout project lifecycles -Review & confirmation of delivery approach across a portfolio of projects -Delivering compliance with recommendations, project plans, cost estimates, procedures & specifications -Acts as reference point for team resourcing & service issues • Subject Matter Expert -Sharing knowledge & expertise for successful delivery of Virtual Data Rooms & or due diligence tasks projects -Keep up to date with developments on relevant services & legal technology -Management of project teams including performance monitoring & team innovations •Stakeholder management of expectations & interests •Providing specialist advice tailored to individual client requirements As a 2:1/1st class graduate having undertaken a Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course, you will demonstrate a minimum of 12-months experience gained as a Paralegal or in-house Project Manager, a track record of delivering Corporate, M&A or due diligence projects and hands-on staff management skills. The role demands strong MS Office experience, excellent interpersonal ability and the gravitas to manage stakeholder and client expectations. Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.
Harcourt Matthews Ltd London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
As a world class international Professional Services organisation, operating globally in all continents, this group has built an enviable reputation for delivering cross-border and multi-jurisdictional services across a broad range of business sectors, geographies & vertical markets, on behalf of a portfolio of corporate industrial clients, governments and banking & financial institutions. A new opportunity for a Legal Project Manager exists to support the Strategy & Transformation Executive in the implementation of significant change, client service and process innovation. This role is part of the Firms client-facing project management team, created to minimise fee-earner time on administration-related tasks and provide matter specific guidance on managing resources, defining and utilising matter work plans, analysing budgets and using LPM technology and knowledge management tools to deliver a streamlined service to the lawyers and clients. •Provide LPM guidance on best practices, tools, techniques, roles & responsibilities •Work with lawyers to draft & submit budget proposals & staffing plans •Identify issues as they arise, options for resolution & course correction for matters that are beginning to diverge from work plans &/or budget •Streamline the administrative process around matter management •With support from the Inventory Managers, track & analyse actual matter costs against budget & proactively address budget variances •Set & continually manage matter expectations with team members & client •Develop matter work plans; plan & track matter timelines, milestones & dependencies using appropriate tools & reports •Build relationships & foster a collaborative approach to working with clients across departments •Act as the interface, where appropriate, to matter-specific & other personnel at the client, lawyers in other practice areas & offices, external & opposing counsel & third-party service providers •Contribute to the continuous development of legal project management in the group •Arrange post-closing matter reviews & lessons learned exercises The success of this role will be measured by achieving good levels of engagement with key stakeholders, achieving measurable benefits from the activities undertaken and adding value to the organisation by contributing to the development and roll out of legal project management best practices, tools and techniques. As a 2:1/1st class graduate or MBA and ideally with PRINCE 2 or APM certification, you will demonstrate a track record of project management and PMO delivery, gained within a Professional Services, Banking or Legal within Banking/Financial Services, Management Consultancy or an international business environment, alongside operational change and business transformation experience, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal ability and experience of working cross-functionally. The business offers excellent long-term career opportunities within the firm. Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.
Harcourt Matthews Ltd City of London, UK
Feb 14, 2019
As a world class international Professional Services organisation, operating globally in all continents, this group has built an enviable reputation for delivering cross-border and multi-jurisdictional services across a broad range of business sectors, geographies & vertical markets, on behalf of a portfolio of corporate industrial clients, governments and banking & financial institutions. A new opportunity for a Legal Project Manager exists to support the Strategy & Transformation Executive in the implementation of significant change, client service and process innovation. This role is part of the Firms client-facing project management team, created to minimise fee-earner time on administration-related tasks and provide matter specific guidance on managing resources, defining and utilising matter work plans, analysing budgets and using LPM technology and knowledge management tools to deliver a streamlined service to the lawyers and clients. •Provide LPM guidance on best practices, tools, techniques, roles & responsibilities •Work with lawyers to draft & submit budget proposals & staffing plans •Identify issues as they arise, options for resolution & course correction for matters that are beginning to diverge from work plans &/or budget •Streamline the administrative process around matter management •With support from the Inventory Managers, track & analyse actual matter costs against budget & proactively address budget variances •Set & continually manage matter expectations with team members & client •Develop matter work plans; plan & track matter timelines, milestones & dependencies using appropriate tools & reports •Build relationships & foster a collaborative approach to working with clients across departments •Act as the interface, where appropriate, to matter-specific & other personnel at the client, lawyers in other practice areas & offices, external & opposing counsel & third-party service providers •Contribute to the continuous development of legal project management in the group •Arrange post-closing matter reviews & lessons learned exercises The success of this role will be measured by achieving good levels of engagement with key stakeholders, achieving measurable benefits from the activities undertaken and adding value to the organisation by contributing to the development and roll out of legal project management best practices, tools and techniques. As a 2:1/1st class graduate or MBA and ideally with PRINCE 2 or APM certification, you will demonstrate a track record of project management and PMO delivery, gained within a Professional Services, Banking or Legal within Banking/Financial Services, Management Consultancy or an international business environment, alongside operational change and business transformation experience, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal ability and experience of working cross-functionally. The business offers excellent long-term career opportunities within the firm. Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.
Harcourt Matthews Ltd Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Feb 14, 2019
This global multinational Legal Professional Services group, operating within the UK, Europe, US and Asia, is one of the largest firms in the world. With a reputation for delivering outstanding services and innovative product solutions, the business has established a track record for completing international assignments on behalf of a worldwide blue-chip client base. The development of an internal Project team, supporting a range of key business stakeholders, has created a high-profile opportunity for a 2:1/1st class graduate Qualified Corporate Lawyer to undertake a commercial and operationally focused Legal Project Manager role . A broad and varied brief includes: •Providing project management and coordination on large, cross border M&A; private equity; corporate reorganisation and commercial contract projects •Assisting with development of project management tools, methodologies, resources & technologies •Supporting lawyers in the use of collaboration tool including problem solving, trouble-shooting & participating in technology improvements •Developing matter plans, budgets, workflows, timelines, conducting scoping & agreeing assumptions •Proactively managing changes in scope, identifying risks & developing contingencies •Working with the International Client Management team on financial progress reports; analysing work in progress across multiple jurisdictions & work streams; identifying out of scope actions; preparing revised scopes & communicating with local lawyers, relationship firm lawyers & clients in connection with matters of cost management •Identifying & supporting process, policy & procedure improvements across legal project management function & legal service delivery •Supporting Legal Project Management team in development & delivery of project management training for lawyers •Keeping up to date with market trends & horizon spotting & identifying opportunities •Supporting efficiencies across service delivery practices & driving improved profitability As a 2:1/1st class graduate Qualified Lawyer with experience of leading corporate or commercial transactions within a large law firm or a Corporate In-House Legal team you will demonstrate the gravitas to influence key stakeholders, outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to manage several concurrent project lifecycles. A professional and proactive approach, attention to detail and good analytical skills, together with your multi-jurisdictional transaction experience are essential. Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.