Harcourt Matthews Ltd

Harcourt Matthews Ltd London, UK
Oct 11, 2018
As part of a world-leading "best-in-class" global Media group, this international business, t/o >£100m, operates in many countries across Europe, Australasia and the US. Specialising in the delivery media to the to multiple sectors, the business has enjoyed on-going expansion through continued technology developments, new channels to market and a reputation for excellence in service and quality. As a result, a high-profile opportunity exists for a Sales & Revenue Financial Analyst to support the reporting and analysis of Sales & Revenue. Working closely with Global FP&A, Commercial Sales & Operations Directors and CEO, you will be responsible for all sales revenue financial leadership: FP&A, contracts management and MI/BI for the international regional Sales P&L. A broad brief includes: •Developing Sales business partnering relationships •Providing financial input, challenging assumptions to and building Excel financial models to support business cases & monitor progress in achieving financial performance •Working with the FSSC & reporting team on billing, revenue recognition, accruals, customer contracts •Drive the review & presentation of MI/BI kpi reporting to key internal customers on business performance with commentary & analysis highlighting risks & opportunities •Orchestrating & delivering the budgeting process including preparation & presentation of budget financials, sensitivity analysis & meetings with Sales teams, Directors & senior stakeholders •Leading the annual forecasts process, monthly tracking & risk mitigation against budget •Providing financial analysis to support complex multiple international contract negotiations for new & existing business cases •Providing financial reporting, analysis, MI & BI for Stakeholder meetings •Supporting systems development to impact on sales reporting •Competitor analysis for performance measures & pricing As a qualified accountant with strong financial reporting, analysis, Excel modelling and business partnering skills gained within an international environment, you will demonstrate proven experience in a multi-product & international business, exposure to customer contracts and hands on budgeting, forecasting and management reporting expertise. The role demands commercial flair, excellent presentation skills and the ability to influence key stakeholders. The group offers ongoing career development. 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
Oct 11, 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 London, UK
Oct 09, 2018
As part of a world-leading "best-in-class" global Media group, this international business, t/o >£100m, operates in many countries across Europe, Australasia and the US. Specialising in the delivery media to the to multiple sectors, the business has enjoyed on-going expansion through continued technology developments, new channels to market and a reputation for excellence in service and quality. As a result, a high-profile opportunity exists for a Senior Financial Analyst to support the reporting and analysis of Sales & Revenue. Working closely with Global FP&A, Commercial Sales & Operations Directors and CEO, you will be responsible for all sales revenue financial leadership: FP&A, contracts management and MI/BI for the international regional Sales P&L. A broad brief includes: •Developing Sales business partnering relationships •Providing financial input, challenging assumptions to and building Excel financial models to support business cases & monitor progress in achieving financial performance •Working with the FSSC & reporting team on billing, revenue recognition, accruals, customer contracts •Drive the review & presentation of MI/BI kpi reporting to key internal customers on business performance with commentary & analysis highlighting risks & opportunities •Orchestrating & delivering the budgeting process including preparation & presentation of budget financials, sensitivity analysis & meetings with Sales teams, Directors & senior stakeholders •Leading the annual forecasts process, monthly tracking & risk mitigation against budget •Providing financial analysis to support complex multiple international contract negotiations for new & existing business cases •Providing financial reporting, analysis, MI & BI for Stakeholder meetings •Supporting systems development to impact on sales reporting •Competitor analysis for performance measures & pricing As a qualified accountant with strong financial reporting, analysis, Excel modelling and business partnering skills gained within an international environment, you will demonstrate proven experience in a multi-product & international business, exposure to customer contracts and hands on budgeting, forecasting and management reporting expertise. The role demands commercial flair, excellent presentation skills and the ability to influence key stakeholders. The group offers ongoing career development. 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
Oct 07, 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 London, UK
Oct 07, 2018
This leading international Legal Professional Services group, t/o £300m+, operating in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, boasts a strong track record of delivering high quality 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 2:1/1st class graduate with a PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma qualification to undertake a Legal Project Manager role. Based within a recently established Innovation & Business Change team, with a remit to support key stakeholders in the delivery of business strategy and continuous improvement, your brief includes: •Providing a consultative & advisory role in supporting the delivery of complex matters through a full life cycle from planning through to completion •Ensuring the use of best practice & service levels to deliver consistency across matters •Identifying & implementing key process improvements •Supporting the design & delivery of a Service Excellence programme & framework •Assisting with the development of a corporate approach to Legal Project Management including principles, processes, standards, training, supporting tools & technology •Ensuring that service delivery meets client needs and demands within a rapidly changing market •Working with Business Services teams to deliver an integrated framework approach •Driving continuous improvements in client service approach & framework As a 2:1/1st class graduate with a PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma qualification and relevant legal project management experience gained within a Legal or Professional Services environment, you will demonstrate exposure to client-facing, complex matters alongside strong 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. 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
Oct 07, 2018
This leading international Legal Professional Services group, t/o £300m+, operating in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, boasts a strong track record of delivering high quality 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 2:1/1st class graduate with a PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma qualification to undertake a Legal Project Manager role. Based within a recently established Innovation & Business Change team, with a remit to support key stakeholders in the delivery of business strategy and continuous improvement, your brief includes: •Providing a consultative & advisory role in supporting the delivery of complex matters through a full life cycle from planning through to completion •Ensuring the use of best practice & service levels to deliver consistency across matters •Identifying & implementing key process improvements •Supporting the design & delivery of a Service Excellence programme & framework •Assisting with the development of a corporate approach to Legal Project Management including principles, processes, standards, training, supporting tools & technology •Ensuring that service delivery meets client needs and demands within a rapidly changing market •Working with Business Services teams to deliver an integrated framework approach •Driving continuous improvements in client service approach & framework As a 2:1/1st class graduate with a PRINCE 2, APMP or Six Sigma qualification and relevant legal project management experience gained within a Legal or Professional Services environment, you will demonstrate exposure to client-facing, complex matters alongside strong 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. 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
Oct 04, 2018
As a global leader within the Business Services sector, this established US group provides market leading, end-to-end solutions and "best in class" services to an international brand-name client portfolio. A business restructure following a high profile and complex EMEA transformation programme merging various large businesses, has created an exciting opportunity for a qualified ACA from a Big 4 firm to undertake an EMEA Financial Controller role. Delivering controllership objectives alongside EMEA and Global group goals & policies, your brief includes: •Taking financial ownership of monthly, quarterly and year end for all entities within the EMEA region in a BPO Finance Shared Service centre (FSSC) environment •Supporting preparation of internal Controllership reporting, regulatory & statutory reporting •Working with FSSC to deliver key month-end close activities including balance sheet reconciliations, allocations & intercompany •Management of the revenue recognition review process including BPO monitoring •Review & sign-off of regulatory returns & submissions •Working in partnership with technical accounting colleagues to manage statutory, regulatory & audit processes •Acting as a key point of contact for internal/external auditors, outsourced service providers & EMEA Controllership team •Driving compliance with Group financial policy, ensuring adherence to internal financial controls & that systems are operating effectively •Identifying & recommending IT systems & process improvements •Working on the implementation & support of global policies & procedures As a graduate ACA qualified having trained within a Big 4 firm, you will demonstrate a strong understanding of financial controllership activities within an international business environment, experience in managing month end processes within a Business Process Outsource (BPO) or retained Financial Shared Service Centre (FSSC) model and ideally exposure to US GAAP and SOX. The role demands senior stakeholder management experience, critical thinking and analytical skills with a proven ability to simplify complicated financial matters. The group offers excellent long-term career development opportunities. 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
Oct 04, 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 Lawyer with relevant legal project management experience , to undertake a commercial and operationally focused Legal Project Manager role. A broad and varied brief includes: •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 relevant legal project management experience gained within the Legal sector or a Corporate In-House Legal project management environment, 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 alongside attention to detail and the confidence to deal with complex situations is essential. Ref: BHJOB3543_4982 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
Oct 03, 2018
Supporting an international portfolio of blue chip clients, this market-leading Business Services group has built an enviable reputation for excellence, service and delivering a broad range of business solutions to global customers. On-going development of key market sectors, services and client base, alongside profitable growth have seen the organisation develop a global reputation for excellence and service quality. A new opportunity now exists for a 2:1/1st class graduate qualified accountant to join the team as a Commercial Finance Manager. With a remit to provide a business partnering and bid support service to Operations, a broad and varied brief includes: •Driving preparation & presentation of monthly reporting, quarterly forecasts & annual budgets •Ownership of client reporting requirements concerning portfolio spend & savings •Pro-active commercial engagement in the portfolio lifecycle ensure commercially sound bids, effective assignment & working capital management, project risk mitigation from bid to close •Reviewing portfolio risk to highlight issues & provide commercially robust solutions •Leading financial, commercial & structural changes within the team •Involvement in ad-hoc divisional finance & corporate projects As a 2:1/1st class graduate and qualified accountant, you will have previously been in a commercial finance role with evidence of financial business partnering, reporting and analysis experience gained within an international blue-chip environment. The role demands proven stakeholder engagement, outstanding interpersonal skills, man-management ability and the character to drive a portfolio of projects from a financial perspective. Excellent long-term career opportunities available. 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
Oct 03, 2018
With a reputation for supporting a diverse range of multi-national clients through transformational change, project structuring and procurement, this global Legal Professional Business Services group has enjoyed significant growth and expansion across all business areas. Operating across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe & the Middle East, the business is recognised as an innovative market leader within the sector. The organisation is currently seeking a qualified accountant to undertake a Senior Business Analyst role. Assisting the Head of FP&A, the remit is focused on providing relevant commercial and financial analysis to Department Heads and Business Operations Directors, to support strategic and financial planning activities. A broad brief includes: •Provision of financial support to Global Sector & Development Heads to support strategic & financial planning activities including financial analysis for annual planning, strategic reviews, new market & sector opportunity analysis & secondment planning •Liaison with finance & business colleagues to ensure divisional area budgets are aligned with sector objectives •Supporting & advising senior stakeholders on presentations including client & sector analysis •Identification & development of new processes & frameworks to support analysis, monitoring & reporting of new innovative products & work streams •Supporting consolidation of annual budgeting, reforecast process & management reporting As a 2:1/1st class graduate qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA with significant finance business partnering or operationally focused FP&A experience, gained within the Professional Services or Consulting sector, you will be a proactive team player with a commercial focus and the ability to build strong business relationships. The role demands excellent interpersonal skills, the gravitas to influence senior stakeholders and the ability to work cross-functionally within the business. Ref: BHJOB3543_4958 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.