Broster Buchanan Ltd

Broster Buchanan Ltd Woolston, Warrington, UK
Aug 13, 2018
Head of IT: St. Helens: £70,000 - £90,000 + package Broster Buchanan are working exclusively with a client that are looking for a Head of IT to join a new exciting venture. This is a new position working for an organisation that currently turns over £100m. As Head of IT you will be responsible for : Managing the IT department to support the organisation through the introduction and maintenance of best practice in the professional high-quality provision IT infrastructure, telecommunications, business systems and strategic planning of future IT requirements to support the businesses strategy and staff. Ensuring that all systems are secure, stable and robust supporting the businesses users of c300 staff. Manage a sizeable project budget for 2018 to support the Strategic Investment Plan. It is likely that Servers will be hosted off site and will support c15 regional offices and multiple client & project sites. The organsation has a combination of bespoke and 3rd party software, you will be working with a team of two systems professionals, Directors and Senior Managers, Heads of Department. As Head of IT you will be leading a team of two initially, the role will report to the Director responsible for IT Operations, you will have an instrumental role in supporting and developing the IT operating model, IT business processes, IT platforms and the IT team in providing core support for the business. You will need to demonstrate your competence as Head of IT, be knowledgeable in IT and computer systems, have a solid technical background while able to manage and motivate people. The ideal candidate will be experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet our objectives. Skills & Experience required: Proven track record in IT management Proven experience of delivery of successful IT systems development and technology projects, budget management including development of business cases and inspirational leadership. Knowledge and experience of change management processes. Knowledge of Office business applications. Significant knowledge and experience of strategic planning, implementing and managing complex IT installations & projects. An understanding of software development, experience of managing technical and development projects. A working knowledge of Prince 2 / project management or similar packages. Experience of change management, proven experience of developing, gaining support organisation wide for and implementing robust systems and solutions. Evidence of strong inclusive team working approach and understanding of and ability to work with non-IT staff to translate organisation needs into successful service delivery. Experience of managing 3rd party supplier relationships. Strong understanding and respect for confidentiality. Proficient IT skills including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, and comfortable with numerical reasoning. The ability for growth and to learn with the Company as it expands Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + package Location: St. Helens
Broster Buchanan Ltd 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Broster Buchanan have been assigned by a leading UK mid-market Corporate finance boutique. My client has multiple offices throughout the UK with particular regional focus in Manchester, London and Birmingham. The typical transaction for my client is around £50-75m but can range from £25-200m+. This role is for a manager or an Associate director to join the Manchester offices, and will taking ownership and responsibility for a growing client base, development and mentoring of a team as well as continuing to build existing relationships with banks, clients and PE Houses. The ideal candidate will have 3-8 years CF experience and a strong desire and willingness for self development and improvement, high quality service to their clients and a genuine desire to achieve promotion to Director within the medium term. Promotion in this boutique is based on meritocracy and is achieved through showing various attributes, developing their team to succeed them and continuing to bring business into the firm.
Broster Buchanan Ltd London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
We are really excited to be recruiting a Finance Manager for a high growth niche retail business based in London. The Finance Manager will be a key element of the future growth of this business; you will be able to really make this role your own, in return you will work very closely with a mentor to develop into the future Finance Director of the business. With ambitious plans for both organic and acquisitive growth joining the organisation at this time will offer significant career development and opportunities. With direct exposure to a forward-looking management team you will help shape the future direction of the business. The main responsibilities of this role will be to: Support the Board in developing and delivering the Business' Financial and Business Strategy. Develop and control a centralised accounting system to ensure that accounts are effectively managed whilst recommending changes that will improve the Company's financial performance and Financial Controls. Prepare, develop and analyse Management Information and other Financial and Reporting information, including monthly Management Accounts, in an efficient manner. Develop systems and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective management of the Group's finances. Use a Financial Control framework, including financial accountabilities and authorities, to ensure full Financial Control. Encourage and support innovation throughout the Business. Provide high quality support and advice to Budget Holders, Managers and staff. Assist Budget Holders and Managers to deliver / over-achieve their Budgets by providing financial and monitoring information, working with them to analyse their Management Information. Manage a small team in the Finance department, hiring, appraising and mentoring as appropriate. To apply for this role, you will need to be a fully ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant with: Previous experience in a similar entrepreneurial environment, including experience of providing Financial Control for a Company in a high energy start up environment. Excellent Sage and Excel skills / experience as you will need to be able to look at how process currently work and how these can be improved to provide more insightful information. Commercial exposure in a fast moving and changing business environment. Thorough practical understanding and application of Management Accounting principles and techniques. Experience of developing and implementing Financial Procedures and Controls. First-hand experience of being the custodian of the Business' Control Environment. First-hand experience of Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting and producing Management Information at Group, Company and Departmental level. High degree of communication skills, with both Finance and non-finance professionals. Ability to understand the detail as well as the bigger picture
Broster Buchanan Ltd 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Our client is a high profile Corporate Finance mid-market boutique in the North-West. My client have developed a fantastic track record advising on MBOs, MBIs, buy & sell side transactions as well as fundraising for predominantly mid-market SME clients (up to £100m, core deals sit around £5-50m) across a wide range of sectors. The firm has enjoyed a fantastic track record of completed deals over the last few years, and look to build lasting relationships with owner managers / management teams / private equity houses / banks. Due to this sustained growth, the client is now looking to recruit a high calibre Corporate Finance Director with the hunger and drive to source and lead end to end transactions. Candidate relocating to the North West would also be considered. A strong technical aptitude, developed over a number years working in corporate finance either at a similar boutique or one of the city based firms is key given that you will have full client and transaction ownership. The firm take a collegiate approach and as team player hire is a must for them. This role offers not just an excellent package but also offers a superb couple of options for development either to Partner or into the wider investment management business.
Broster Buchanan Ltd London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
We are really excited to be recruiting a Group Financial Controller for a high growth niche travel business based in London. The Group Financial Controller will be a key element of the future growth of this business; you will be able to really make this role your own, in return you will work very closely with a mentor to develop into the future Finance Director of the business. With ambitious plans for both organic and acquisitive growth joining the organisation at this time will offer significant career development and opportunities. With direct exposure to a forward-looking management team you will help shape the future direction of the business. The main responsibilities of this role will be to: Support the Board in developing and delivering the Business' Financial and Business Strategy. Develop and control a centralised accounting system to ensure that accounts are effectively managed whilst recommending changes that will improve the Company's financial performance and Financial Controls. Prepare, develop and analyse Management Information and other Financial and Reporting information, including monthly Management Accounts, in an efficient manner. Develop systems and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective management of the Group's finances. Use a Financial Control framework, including financial accountabilities and authorities, to ensure full Financial Control. Encourage and support innovation throughout the Business. Provide high quality support and advice to Budget Holders, Managers and staff. Assist Budget Holders and Managers to deliver / over-achieve their Budgets by providing financial and monitoring information, working with them to analyse their Management Information. Manage a small team in the Finance department, hiring, appraising and mentoring as appropriate. To apply for this role, you will need to be a fully ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant with: Previous experience in a similar entrepreneurial environment, including experience of providing Financial Control for a Company in a high energy start up environment. Excellent Sage and Excel skills / experience as you will need to be able to look at how process currently work and how these can be improved to provide more insightful information. Commercial exposure in a fast moving and changing business environment. Thorough practical understanding and application of Management Accounting principles and techniques. Experience of developing and implementing Financial Procedures and Controls. First-hand experience of being the custodian of the Business' Control Environment. First-hand experience of Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting and producing Management Information at Group, Company and Departmental level. High degree of communication skills, with both Finance and non-finance professionals. Ability to understand the detail as well as the bigger picture
Broster Buchanan Ltd Berkshire, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Our client is a niche process manufacturing business specialising in thermoforming and injection moulding plastic production. The business has a reputation forged in quality and service and it has been successfully trading for over 50 years. The company continues to evolve and grow and investment in its infrastructure and plant gives it an competitive advantage within its market place. The organisation's growth plans and professionalism will be further enhanced by the introduction of lean manufacturing best practice in 2019. The Operations Director role has been created to lead the planning and implementation of lean principles into the business as well as managing the production, production planning and procurement within the business. This important position, which will form part of the leadership team, will report directly to the UK Managing Director. The opportunities and the challenges of the post will therefore be varied, diverse and will include: Leadership, motivation and management of a team of 35 employee across production, procurement and planning and the associated budget responsibility Ownership of the successful implementation of relevant lean manufacturing process's into the business Developing a culture of Continuous Improvement throughout the company Significant board level participation especially in relation to CAPEX business cases and overall strategic direction of the company Monthly reporting on all key metrics within the plant operations, productivity and Health & Safety The candidate will be a proven Operations Director (or equivalent titles) with experience of delivering operational improvements through lean manufacturing. The person will have worked in relevant process, plastics, CNC machining or assembly manufacturing sector(s). Experience of working successfully in an SME environment and 'leading from the front' will be critical to the success of the candidate in this role. This is a key appointment for the business and it is anticipated that the Operations Director will be the long term successor to the Managing Director. The candidate will also possess therefore the leadership, communications and broad strategic skills to move into a broader role over time.
Broster Buchanan Ltd Surrey, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Our client is a niche process manufacturing business specialising in thermoforming and injection moulding plastic production. The business has a reputation forged in quality and service and it has been successfully trading for over 50 years. The company continues to evolve and grow and investment in its infrastructure and plant gives it an competitive advantage within its market place. The organisation's growth plans and professionalism will be further enhanced by the introduction of lean manufacturing best practice in 2019. The Operations Director role has been created to lead the planning and implementation of lean principles into the business as well as managing the production, production planning and procurement within the business. This important position, which will form part of the leadership team, will report directly to the UK Managing Director. The opportunities and the challenges of the post will therefore be varied, diverse and will include: Leadership, motivation and management of a team of 35 employee across production, procurement and planning and the associated budget responsibility Ownership of the successful implementation of relevant lean manufacturing process's into the business Developing a culture of Continuous Improvement throughout the company Significant board level participation especially in relation to CAPEX business cases and overall strategic direction of the company Monthly reporting on all key metrics within the plant operations, productivity and Health & Safety The candidate will be a proven Operations Director (or equivalent titles) with experience of delivering operational improvements through lean manufacturing. The person will have worked in relevant process, plastics, CNC machining or assembly manufacturing sector(s). Experience of working successfully in an SME environment and 'leading from the front' will be critical to the success of the candidate in this role. This is a key appointment for the business and it is anticipated that the Operations Director will be the long term successor to the Managing Director. The candidate will also possess therefore the leadership, communications and broad strategic skills to move into a broader role over time.
Broster Buchanan Ltd St Helens, Saint Helens, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Financial Controller Support Services Salary up to £80,000 Based Haydock A great opportunity in an established business who are about to embark on a number of key projects. You will be as strong on the control aspects of your role (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow Forecasts, systems, process, controls, ledgers) as you are liaising with a range of stakeholders outside of the finance department. Whilst this is a Financial Control role in the true sense of the word, success will be driven by taking a commercial interest in the business: questioning assumptions; thinking creatively; challenging the norm. A Qualified Accountant more than likely originating from a strong control and audit background (ACA / ACCA) you will demonstrate the appetite and ability for an 'added-value' mind-set as you oversee the work of your team of over ten people; though crucially this will not be at the expense of knowing the detail. A confident and flexible leader of people, your leadership style will be strong enough to enable the performance, motivation and development of your team. You will be comfortable and accurate working at speed as you push to influence beyond the black and white of your job brief. Haydock based.
Broster Buchanan Ltd 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Aug 10, 2018
Head of Commercial Operations The goal of the role is to promote and expand the company's commercial activity which will help generate revenues and lead to 100% sustainable growth over the next 3 years. Improving the efficiency of the operations to facilitate accelerating development and long-term success will also be a key requirement. Reporting to the Managing Director the Head of Commercial Operations is a newly created role and it is a key management position in the business. To maximise success the individual will need to possess great leadership skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. He/She will have the opportunity to identify and deliver change throughout the organisation to help the deliver on its ambitious growth plans. As such candidates will need to be both creative and strategic in their outlook but possess the organisational skills and 'hands on approach' to lead from the front. You will be an experienced, talented and adaptable leader with great people skills and an extensive commercial or sales background. To ensure a cultural fit with the team you will naturally 'lead from the front' and collaboratively engage with those around you to facilitate change and drive continuous improvement. Being a great listener and strong communicator will be essential to the success of the role. Candidate's from a wide variety of industries will be considered but experience from the leisure, hospitality, retail, sport or SAAS sectors will be considered advantageous. More important will be the person's passion to work within an ambitious, entrepreneurial and fun environment and enjoy taking a successful business to the next level. No job description added
Broster Buchanan Ltd City Rd, Derby DE1 3RR, UK
Aug 09, 2018
Commercial Finance Manager - Derbyshire - Up to £65,000 + Bens An outstanding opportunity with a growing construction and infrastructure business based in Derbyshire. Our client is looking for a Senior Finance Manager with strong commerciality to take charge of the finance team and assist the CFO with the long-term strategy of the business. Key responsibilities include: Leading a team focused on the management accounts and providing the board with good quality Management Information Responsibility for finance systems - you will be highly finance systems literate Implementing appropriate controls and processes Ownership of forecasting and budgetting Supporting and advising the commercial and sales teams Ad-hoc commercial projects You will ideally have experience within an environment dealing in long-term high value contracts, be competent in business analysis, have a commercial mindset and able to interpret trends, support with pricing, and identify commercial opportunities for the business. The ideal candidate will be a 'problem solver' keen to assist driving forward both the sales and profit performance of the business. An accountancy Qualification is essential (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with strong post-qualification exposure within a commercial organisation.