Harcourt Matthews Ltd

Harcourt Matthews Ltd London, UK
Aug 11, 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
Aug 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.