Harcourt Matthews Ltd

Harcourt Matthews Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 10, 2018
As a leading global Investment Management group, this highly successful business focuses on infrastructure and real estate to create real value for investors, project partners, communities and end users. Operating globally, with a head office in London, the group organisation has doubled in size in the past 2 years and with $10bn++ of equity capital in funds, is enjoying ambitious expansion across all revenue streams. As a result, the company is recruiting for a 2:1/1st class graduate qualified accountant with PFI, PPP or Infrastructure sector experience, to undertake a Financial Controller role. Supporting the Infrastructure team, you will lead the management and financial reporting function, financial and treasury management and the finance team, working across various infrastructure funds and co-investment vehicles. A broad brief includes: •Financial Control, Reporting & Management -Manage fund reporting & control for infrastructure funds & co-investment vehicles -Supporting quarterly financial reporting of results -Manage & review of quarterly capital accounts -Review & challenge of quarterly carried interest & fund management fee calculations -Calculation & review of investor drawdown & distribution notices -Ensuring successful onboarding of new investment vehicles -Review & support fund valuation process •Regulatory Reporting -Manage preparation & audit of annual financial statements under FRS 102 or IFRS -Manage & improve quarterly & year end close processes -Ensuring delivery of required data for UK, US & overseas tax reporting -Manage preparation & submission of overseas VAT •FX Hedging & Treasury -Manage & control fund FX hedging strategy -Manage weekly payment runs in line with fund requirements -Review weekly fund forecast cash flows & requirements -Manage & review fund facility requirements & ensure compliance with finance agreements As a 2:1/1st class graduate and qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA, you will demonstrate post qualification experience, gained within the PFI, PPP or Infrastructure Investment Fund Management sector, in technical and statutory accounting, audit, tax and financial control. The role demands a rigorous analytical and results-oriented approach, numerical dexterity and outstanding interpersonal skills. The ability to influence and build robust relationships with key stakeholders is prerequisite to the success of the role. You may be an incumbent Investment Fund or related infrastructure industry Group Finance Manager/Controller/Head of Finance at present, seeking a step up in responsibility and early career development. Ref: BHJOB3543_4954 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
Dec 08, 2018
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.
Harcourt Matthews Ltd London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
This leading international Legal Professional Services group operating in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, boasts a strong track record of delivering high quality niche services to a blue-chip portfolio of clients in some of the fastest growing markets in the world. Ongoing expansion has created a new opportunity for a graduate ACA or ACCA qualified accountant to undertake a high-profile Senior Finance Manager role supporting the UK business. With a remit to act as a finance business partner working closely with the firms Partners & their affairs you will manage all the partnership accounting and stakeholder engagement, and join the business during a period of change, transformation and development. A varied brief includes: •Finance business partner - partnership accounting and stakeholder engagement - providing advice on partnership matters, policy & practice in relation to capital, profit, drawings, tax & partnership borrowings. •Responsibility for partner accounts & financial & management reporting including current accounts, drawings & capital accounts including providing financial statements, month-end & year-end reconciliations, dealing with Partner queries •Calculation of partner profit share (P&L reporting) & processing profit information for Partners capital accounting, distributions & drawings •Determining partners distributions in line with corporate funding policy, arranging payment of distributions & ensuring correct accountability •Calculation of annuities payable to retired partners •Provision of information to the financial accounting team for inclusion in statutory accounts •Liaison with international offices regarding accounting records for overseas partners As a graduate qualified ACA or ACCA from a Big 4 or Top 20 firm, you will demonstrate significant financial, statutory and ideally partnership accounting experience, gained within a LLP, Legal, Accountancy or Professional Services business environment. The role demands strong technical skills, a self-motivated, enthusiastic approach, the ability to develop robust relationships with key stakeholders (owner managers) and the non-finance community and the enthusiasm to support the development of change and new processes. 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
Dec 08, 2018
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. Internal promotion has created an opportunity for a 2:1/1st class graduate with a PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma qualification, and a minimum of 3-4 years experience within a Big 4 Management Consultancy or Corporate In-House Consulting project management , to undertake a commercial and operationally focused Project Manager role. Supporting the Head of Business Improvement, a broad and varied brief includes: •Ownership of a portfolio of projects delivering management of large, complex operational business matter management & business efficiency programmes •Ensuring core material, documentation & business intelligence controls are managed effectively e.g. engagement terms, working resources, business plans & WIP analysis are in place for projects/client work •Utilising plan & resource models to determine pricing & budgets including commercial deals & client profitability •Lead projects & assist commercial operations management/lines of business with budget creation, WIP - work-in-progress & debt monitoring processes highlighting risks & opportunity around profitability, recovery & payment •Driving structured communication & reporting channels •Sharing best practice, highlighting risks & opportunities & driving new tools, innovations & methodologies •Assisting with decision making on the information format for client - customer sharing •Involvement in continuous improvement and efficiency strategy As a 2:1/1st class graduate with a PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma qualification, you will demonstrate a minimum of 3-4 years experience within a Big 4 Management Consultancy or Corporate In-House Consulting project management , alongside strong MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint skills. The gravitas to manage and influence key stakeholders, outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to manage several concurrent project lifecycles is prerequisite. A professional and proactive approach alongside attention to detail and the confidence to deal with complex situations is essential. Ref: BHJOB3543_4865 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
Dec 06, 2018
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.
Harcourt Matthews Ltd London, UK
Dec 04, 2018
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 Senior Project Manager opportunity exists for a 2:1/1st class graduate with a Legal Practice (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to support to deliver a range of e-Disclosure projects . A broad and varied brief includes: •Service Delivery -Accountable for ensuring quality control process is adhered to in service delivery -Ensuring adequate project management, supervision & participation in projects/tasks from inception to completion -Generate recommendations, project plans, cost estimates, procedures & specifications -Anticipate & react to changing client instructions & requirements -Act as a reference point for service issues & resolution •Subject Matter Expert -Share knowledge & expertise to ensure successful delivery of e-Disclosure, review & court- related services -End-to-end delivery of e-Disclosure projects including processing data, creating productions for disclosure/investigation, leveraging TAR functionality & Early Case Assessment tools -Maintain up to date knowledge of developments in relevant services & technology •Day to day team management of people resource •Management of stakeholder expectations & interests As a 2:1/1st class graduate with a Legal Practice (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and eDisclosure tool certification (Relativity, Documatrix, Clearwell, Ringtail, Servient), you will have successfully delivered projects, advised legal teams and clients on edisclosure processes and have used edisclosure products such as Relativity, Servient, Documatrix, Clearwell, eTrium and/or Ringtail. The gravitas to manage and influence key stakeholders, outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to manage several concurrent project lifecycles is prerequisite. A professional and proactive approach alongside attention to detail and the confidence to deal with complex situations is 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.