Investigo

Investigo London, UK
Feb 19, 2019
I have an immediate 6 month contract for a Senior Digital Business Analyst with one of my clients who are a market leader within the media sector. You'll be part of an Agile team as they assist with a significant digital transformation, ultimately improving the overall customer experience for their users across their mobile / web platform. Ideally, you will have experience within the media sector, and/or have worked with digital content. Key Responsibilities: Analysing and specifying requirements Validating and verifying requirements Requirements analysis and assisting with the business case Engagement with key senior stakeholders across both IT and other areas within the business To be successful, you will have: Previous experience within the media sector as a BA part of significant digital transformation to improve the overall customer experience Working knowledge of the Agile Development Cycle, Scrum and Product Management Experience working in a complex environment where you have a high level of autonomy
Investigo London, UK
Feb 19, 2019
EMEA Head of IT - Global Provider of Insurance A global provider of insurance products requires a Head of IT to be responsible for all aspects of IT delivery for consumer lines business. Reporting to EMEA CIO, this role is responsible for all aspects of IT delivery for consumer lines business across the region. Specifically, in the delivery and support of technology solutions for the Accident & Health, Specialty Products and Personal Lines business areas. The role is also the focal point for business partner engagement across EMEA on behalf of EMEA IT. Leading IT representation and input on sales and distribution opportunities. Key responsibilities: Account & Relationship Management Delivery (projects) Supplier relationship management Production Support (Incident Management and escalations & Service issues/improvements/focus groups) Information Security management Global Development Centre Management Finance (Monthly third party spend tracking & reconciliation & EMEA E-business budget management & tracking) IT Strategic Direction Full job description and company details available upon request
Investigo City of London, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Senior Finance Manager (Group Reporting) required for our client, one of the UK's most exciting and fastest growing retailers! This is a fantastic opportunity for a Big 4 Audit Manager / Senior Manager to step into industry for the first time, or someone who has already made that move and would now like the chance to step up into a more senior role, with management responsibility! Candidates must be technically very strong specifically in regards to IFRS reporting standards including all upcoming developments. Key skills: ACA or ACCA qualified accountant with 4+ years PQE, previous retail experience - preferably online (desirable, not essential) Comprehensive understanding of IFRS accounting standards and practical application Experience of group accounting and understanding group adjustments Experience of preparing group consolidated accounts and local subsidiary statutory accounts Role will include: Monthly Manage and review production of the monthly Group consolidation to ensure results are reported in line with IFRS accounting standards and suitable treatment has been applied to form the basis for both internal and external results Responsibility for reviewing all legal entities within the Group as part of the consolidation process ensuring a good understanding of all key movements in non-trading entities Responsibility for maintenance of the group Chart of Accounts including ensuring an appropriate approval process Ownership for all group accounting areas including tax, intercompany eliminations, consolidation adjustments, equity and any other group accounting matters as required Manage and drive forward the continued improvement and development of month end consolidation and close process including production of control documents Review and assist in production of share-based payment monthly actuals and forecasts, including assessment of new schemes and valuations Responsibility for monitoring and understanding changes in IFRS, FRC publications and Corporate Governance requirements Ownership for providing advice and CPD training to the business and finance around technical accounting issues Reporting periods Manage the production of the Group financial statements and notes for inclusion in the Annual Report and Interim Results Announcements in line with IFRS accounting standards, as well as reporting segmental performance for trading announcements Assist with other areas of the Annual Report and Interim Results Announcements and analysis as required by the CEO, CFO and Investor Relations as required, working closely with Reporting team Ensure all subsidiary statutory financial accounts and requirements are submitted in a timely manner, both in the UK and overseas Ownership for relationship management with the external auditors and taking responsibility for delivery of all finance audit deliverables, as well as preparing papers to be presented to the Audit Committee on relevant matters For more information, please contact Amel Steel on /
Investigo Berkshire, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Head of Transformation The Role: coordinating all aspects of change across the Engage Centre to drive customer NPS. Driving improvement activity at all levels of the operation. Combine performance improvement, business improvement integration and transition projects into a single function The candidate: In order to be an appropriate candidate for this role, you must have the following experience: Contact centre/Customer service /comms centre/Call centre experience Strong change management experience. Relationship management. For more information, please contact Connor Perl on
Investigo Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK
Feb 19, 2019
An exciting opportunity for a qualified finance professional to join a FTSE Business as a Commercial Finance Manager. The role will involve significant interaction and the need to influence the Divisional Finance Directors and CFO and will be directly involved in business partnering with the businesses European Sales and Marketing functions. Key responsibilities: Supporting and developing the annual budget and forecast processes, ensuring the integrity and consistency of submitted data Reporting to the Director of Sales, this role will use commercial analysis to drive strategic thinking Improving visibility, accountability and efficiency to support commercial decision making by the leadership team Supporting the development of effective quarterly rolling forecast process including risk-adjusted forecasting Working to provide information to Senior Management to ensure timely and robust provision of external analysis as required Partner with Marketing, Sales and Regional Directors to support them on all aspects of analysis including development of reporting, pricing and profitability analysis Provide support on global projects Management of three direct reports Skills and experience will include: Graduate-calibre qualified accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA) - 2-3 years PQE Finance Business Partnering experience Experience of financial support to a multi-site, multi-currency retail or hospitality business. Commercial experience / experience of support operations/management teams Strong analytical ability and forecasting skills with strong attention to detail Effective interpersonal skills: must have the credibility and gravitas to liaise with and challenge senior members of the business Experience of analysing and conveying complex ideas to non-finance colleagues Experience in the finance team of a large company
Investigo City of London, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Agile Project Manager, Scrum Master, Insurance, London Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master required by a successful global Insurance organisation located in London. The Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master will be responsible for the end to end delivery of a broad range of IT and Business focused projects across a broad change portfolio. The organisation is driving Agile across the business the successful candidate will ultimately be operating in a Scrum master capacity, and therefore will require a strong Agile background, and ideally be Scrum Master accredited. Agile Project Manager, Scrum Master, Insurance, London Required skills Proven project management experience gained across multiple IT and Business focused projects. A sound understanding of Agile methodology and ideally Scrum Master accredited. Financial services industry experience (ideally insurance) Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills. Agile Project Manager, Scrum Master, Insurance, London This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global insurance organisation with a broad range of projects and a clear desire to drive Agile across the change portfolio.
Investigo City of London, UK
Feb 19, 2019
A leading FTSE listed Infrastructure group is currently looking to recruit a Head of Finance to focus on major projects. Supporting the Finance Director the role will manage a CAPEX budget of over £1bn. Key responsibilities include; Directly partnering with C-suite level stakeholders including the MD for the business unit Part of the SMT responsible for managing the service level, cost management and key risks involved in the securing and negotiation of the Provide finance governance and controls for the £1bn spend Manage the regional business partnering teams to ensure the overarching program delivers the necessary return on investment. Delivery Finance transformation across all major projects Deliver the annual budget and quarterly forecasting process Responsible managing a team of 8 people. The successful candidate will need to have the following capabilities Experience leading and managing major Projects Qualified Accountant with commercial Finance experience An ability to influence key stakeholders using data, commentary and analysis Experience working in a fast paced environment Change management and transformation experience is highly desired Innovation and risk management experience If interested in this position, please contact Andy Young on .
Investigo City of London, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Agile Project / Programme Manager, Insurance, London Agile Project / Programme Manager required by a successful global Insurance organisation located in London. The Agile Project / Programme Manager will be responsible for the end to end delivery of a broad range of IT and Business focused projects, combined with strategic level stakeholder engagement, ensuring key milestones are achieved, budgets monitored etc with significant exec level engagement. This position will also play a key role in driving agile across the business and therefore will require candidates with a comprehensive Agile background. Agile Project / Programme Manager, Insurance, London Required skills Extensive project management experience gained across multiple IT and Business focused projects. Proven insurance industry experience. Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to operate up to exec level. Comprehensive Agile experience / qualifications Agile Project / Programme Manager, Insurance, London This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global insurance organisation with a growing programme portfolio and a comprehensive benefits package.
Investigo 14 Rochester Ave, Bromley BR1 3DD, UK
Feb 19, 2019
A leading financial administration solutions provider is looking for an experience project manager to join their dynamic team. Said Project Manager will have a track record of successful projects with key clients within financial services. Account abilities and main responsibilities of Project Manager: Management and delivery of a wide variety of client projects using agreed project management methods, ensuring they are fully completed in line with business requirements and quality expectations, on time, within budget and achieve the client\business benefits agreed Management of projects/initiatives with matrix management responsibilities within an overall large programme structure Produce and maintain project, resource, budget and quality plans, track risks, issues and actions to ensure project objectives are met Manage/own risks, issues and dependencies effectively and play a pro-active part in problem resolution Effective management and reporting of all project stages to provide structure and control throughout project lifecycle including management of entry / exit criteria for each stage Provide strong leadership to project team, ensure work is progressed to meet agreed requirements and quality criteria in line with project plan Communicate project progress, risks and issues to senior stakeholders Ensure requirements are managed effectively throughout project life cycle using change control principals When required, work closely with internal & external development teams to deliver software solutions Employ implementation and release management to ensure smooth transition to live operation and handover to business and IT operational teams Provide support to end users so that the success of a project can be effectively measured after its implementation into live operation and track the project objectives and benefits are being realised Manage relationships and ensure effective communication between project participants and maintain good working relationships with client and all delivery teams and project stakeholders including internal delivery teams, external suppliers, test teams, operational teams and external clients. Necessary Experience of Project Manager: Proven full project life cycle experience in financial services Minimum of 5 years in a project management role or senior management based role with project leadership responsibility Good knowledge of MS Project Experience/qualification in formal project management methodology for example Prince 2/APMP Delivery of business & IT related projects Experience Financial Services, Share Registration, and Share Plans industry. Working within a regulated environment and dealing with legal, compliance, IT, operations, client services and marketing Investment/Securities/Registration experience. Ms Access capability.
Investigo London, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Key responsibilities of Head of Sub-Advisory Operations - Multi Asset: Work collaboratively and effectively with the both the CIO-Multi Asset and COO-Multi Asset Build strong relationships with senior professionals Develop and lead the team to ensure skills and expertise are in line with business needs and regulatory changes Participation in client meetings and prospective client due diligence presentations Keep to up to date on key regulatory changes impacting the MoM platform Lead commercial negotiations with sub-advisors ensuring adherence to governance processes Manages IM element of relationships with Fund Administrator(s) Up to date processes and documented procedures Evolve the MoM Structure to ensure it is aligned with the needs of the Multi Asset business Evolve the target operating model Oversee the process of transitioning and onboarding sub-advisor mandates Key attendee for MoM Sub-Advisor Committee and provider updates on the MoM Platform to internal governance forums Adapt and enhance the risk and governance processes Experience and qualifications of Head of Sub-Advisory - Multi Asset: The role is focused on Multi asset, but experience with other asset classes and derivatives would be an advantage Understanding of full life cycle of investment management workflow (front, middle & back office) Experience of onboarding institutional mandates Knowledge of the product structures and product related documentation (incl IMAs) Strong awareness of operational due diligence processes Experience of running change projects and initiatives Professional qualifications: IMC or equivalent
Investigo Hatfield, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Workday Change Manager - £50-60,000 + package Our client is a FTSE 100 retailer and an instantly recognisable brand based in Herts. They are currently seeking a hands-on Workday Change Manager to implement/embed cultural change processes within their global implementation. The role: You will shape and deliver Change Management within the People function, ensuring high quality management of colleague impacts, applying change management principles, tailored to specific needs. The role encompasses identifying and ensuring engagement and management of key senior stakeholders globally to ensure adoption of Workday within the business whilst understanding business priorities and their impact. You will deliver change management plans and all associated activities, change impact assessments and business readiness. Ensuring key change management principles are adopted. As change manager you will work with programme managers to ensure all deliverables are fit for purpose, meet the project milestones and achieve the desired benefits In order to be an appropriate candidate for this role, you will have the following experience: Experience of embedding change within Workday (or relevant HR system) Either come from a big four Consultancy or relevant industry experience For more information, please contact Punit Joshi on
Investigo Luton, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Our client is a well-established FTSE listed business in Luton, Bedfordshire and are currently looking for a Finance Manager to join their business on a permanent basis. This is a true commercial role where you will have a direct impact on a number of business cases and business partner highly with the Marketing and Innovation teams. Due to the complexity of this role my client is seeking candidates with significant previous experience of commercially working with Sales, Marketing or Innovations teams ideally gained within a retail environment. The role is primarily responsible for generating the financial appraisals including the financial strategy for innovation for the company as a whole. This works in tandem with the company's global brands. Key deliverables Financial strategy - integrating both category strategy plans & innovation strategy plans Ensure the innovation gate process and documentation is appropriate for financial requirements and is consistent across the business units Reporting on performance, generating insight and recommendations for action Must have experience of business cases: End to end input on business cases Challenging and supporting business case decisions Multi-market (international) experience required Must have very strong commercial business partnering experience An individual who has experience of the 'value chain' would be hugely advantageous You will also be a Qualified Accountant with significant commercial exposure If this role sounds of interest please do not hesitate to apply today.
Investigo London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Senior Finance Manager for stock , required for our client, a FTSE 250 retailer based in West London. This is a very commercial role, where you will be partnering with the Buying and Stock teams, where you will have responsibility for £5bn worth of stock working capital. You will support the Executive Board and finance community with the provision of financial analysis and insight on stock and cash flow across both the business. You will also promote ways in which the business can improve its working capital whether through trading initiatives, supplier agreements or stock-holding as well as champion and educate on the importance of the net debt KPI and ensure it becomes more of a focus across the business. Key skills: Strong academics and be a Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent), with post-qualification experienced gained within a commercial organisation Experience within a large retail/FMCG Organisation Intermediate understanding of stock procurement process Excellent track record at business partnering directors and influencing senior leadership throughout the organisation Role will include: Ownership of Stock line within working capital (circa. £5bn per annum) Responsible for providing the UK exec with management reporting on the cash and working capital. Ownership of forecasting cash receipts from supplier payments. Responsible for managing all inventory control related activities. Implementation and management of stock controls to minimise holdings and maximise profitability. Deliver process improvement to standardise processes across the brands and the various areas Own provision accounting of stock and ensure provisions are valid and up to date but also working with the business to minimise as much as possible Identify risks and opportunities and mitigate where required Analysis of profit, cash and stock implications of commercial propositions Work closely with the shared service centres and other accounting & control teams to ensure the operations are efficient and financial results well controlled For more information, please contact Amel Steel on /
Investigo London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Financial Controller, Property & Retail required for our client, a FTSE 250 retailer based in West London. This is a hugely exciting role offering a mixture of both commercial and technical accounting whilst have the opportunity to manage a team of 5. This role will also have the opportunity to progress into a divisional Finance Director role, and would suit someone either with relevant retail / property experience from industry OR Manager / Senior Managers from Audit (Big 4) will be considered. As this role focuses and partners with the Assets and Estates team, the successful candidate MUST BE FAMILIAR WITH THE NEW IFRS16 regulation, which recently came into effect, regarding property reporting. Key skills: ACA / ACCA Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years PQE Retail / Property experience either within Audit / Industry IFRS 16 knowledge if also essential Stakeholder Management - Manage and influence senior stakeholders Role will include: Directly Business Partner the Property Assets team by providing analysis and delivering insight that ensure opportunities are maximised and risks appropriately mitigated for strategic business projects Own the financial processes including month end, balance sheet, P&L and cash inputs for the property, retail and overhead areas including Management of month end in a timely and accurate manner Ensuring the balance sheet is fully understood and reconciled Manage a balance sheet and P&L accounting for in excess of £1bn of assets and liabilities Ensure accounting treatments are in line with relevant accounting standards and minimum control standards, manage the audit process with our external auditors and half year and year end Oversee the accounting for complex areas and areas of judgement including property provisions and accruals Lead the team to deliver high quality accounting and control and clear communication to other areas of finance and the business Drive process improvement to standardise and simplify processes across the brands and the various areas Ensure risks and opportunities are identified and mitigated where required Creatively drive value through identification of accounting and business opportunities Budgeting and Forecasting - support these key processes as required in particular through provision of actual costs and balances with insights into key drivers and movements Accounting advice - advise on the financial accounting implications of new accounting standards, in particular IFRS 16 and be responsible for implementation of related process changes Work closely with the shared service centres and other financial control teams to ensure the operations are efficient and financial results well controlled Drive performance - continually identify opportunities to drive business profit and team efficiency For more information, please contact Amel Steel on /
Investigo Surbiton, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Investigo are partnering a retail company in Surrey, to recruit a Finance Manager to support the continued growth of the group. You will support both the Head of Finance and Finance Director in leading the finance team and work closely on the future strategy. Responsibilities include: Lead and develop a small team of management accountants and accounts assistants Responsible for providing management and financial reporting to tight deadlines Providing commentary on reported variances to enable forecast improvements Drive process improvements across the division Responsible for both management and statutory accounts Take full control of complex VAT issues Communicate financial reporting, variance analysis to both finance and non-finance teams Looking for: Qualified Accountant ACA, ACCA or CIMA Must have previous experience of working as a Finance Manager or Financial Controller Proven leadership experience Experience of Management Accounts and VAT is essential
Investigo City of London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Key Responsibilities: Ensure financial reporting is timely, accurate, reliable and supported by qualitative analysis Ensure all significant transactions are reviewed for appropriate accounting treatment Responsible for managing, coaching and mentoring an Assistant Controller Review balance sheet variance analyses, rollforward schedules and quarterly/supplemental schedules prepared by shared service team Manage the statutory reporting process including engaging with external auditors, obtaining supporting documentation from shared service team, preparing statutory adjustments and drafting annual reports Key Requirements: Fully Qualified, ACA preferred 2 years' post qualified experience minimum UK GAAP experience required and US GAAP would be advantageous Multisite/company experience Multicurrency experience
Investigo Reigate, UK
Feb 16, 2019
The Role: Management of multiple varied stakeholders, both internal and external to the organisation, to understand their motivations and concerns. Development of data models and use cases to support and inform business requirement analysis. Evaluating alternative business transformation and technical solutions to deliver business benefits. Planning and leading effective workshops, interviews and presentations; Experience of industry best practice business analysis / architectural methods and associated CASE tools. The candidate: In order to be an appropriate candidate for this role, you will have the following experience: Considerable experience of ERP Migration. Willingness to go through an SC clearance. Experience of managing a small - medium sized team. For more information, please contact Connor Perl on
Investigo 20 Gell Cl, Ickenham, Uxbridge UB10 8EA, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Job Title: Financial Controller Job Type: Permanent Reports To: Finance Director Overview of the Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a growing business as their Financial Controller and lead the finance team through the growth of the business The Financial Controller will be responsible for developing a high performing finance function including robust financial systems and processes, accurate management information and reporting and informative financial analysis Responsibilities: Actively contribute to the development of the organisations strategic plan including investment and cash flow models that demonstrate the value of the sites Lead and manage a small finance team of 3-4 across all core areas finance including AP, AR, Banking and Management Accounts Ensure accurate development cost control, reporting and forecasting Produce detailed cash flow forecasts to ensure sufficient development and operational headroom and facilitate timely equity calls from the investor to maximise IRR Prepare and submit regular stakeholder reporting including: monthly reporting quarterly board packs to investor groups across all functional areas Lead the annual audit and financial statements preparation process including acting as the key point of contact for the auditors Take responsibility for tax matters including core compliance (CT and VAT returns) Play a lead role in the presentation of the annual budget across all functional areas Implement and maintain an effective internal control environment including financial policies and procedures commensurate with the size of the business but also considering future growth Attributes: Qualified Accountant Experience in establishing new processes and procedures Advanced Excel skills including financial modelling Strong technical accounting skills Strong analytical skills with a creative approach and ability to develop new ideas Excellent presentational skills and time management skills Ability to manage and motivate a small team of 3-4 Excellent stakeholder management skills across a range of functional areas If you want to be part of a business going through an exciting journey of growth, please make contact with Liz Hawkins to discuss in more detail, .
Investigo London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
Key responsibilities of Lead Business Analyst: Applying a thorough and methodical approach to research and analysis to achieve a comprehensive and objective understanding of requirements, problems and opportunities Workshop facilitation, stakeholder management presentations and review sessions for requirements and solutions Identifying and documenting potential solutions considering all available information and constraints Recommending and managing implementation of end to end solutions for all aspects of the SIPP, ISA and GIA product lifecycle Inc Model management and D2C front end user journeys Business process analysis, mapping and design using Business modelling language Ability to analyse requirements, design and implement effective control frameworks for target operating model Inputting into test strategy and support creation of test data and scripts Identifying and liaising with project / task stakeholders on an ongoing basis Producing project and communication documents / reports in a professional manner Adhering to relevant meThodologies and standards to meet the needs of a fast-paced changing business Ability to interact with B2B partners in a senior analysis role to develop and implement multi-product, multi-channel platform-based solutions. Key experience on said Lead Business Analyst: A minimum of 10 years' experience working in a structured project-based environment within a diverse range of business teams Business analysis and change management in the UK Financial Services industry Fund platforms, Investments, pensions as well as operational principles and management Detailed wrap product knowledge Structured analysis methodology ISEB Business analysis Lean six sigma or equivalent for process optimisation
Investigo London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Investigo are working with a leading, FTSE listed Technology group who, off the back of an internal move, are looking to recruit a finance manager to join their excellent finance team. This is a unique opportunity for someone coming out of practice to not only hone their technical abilities, but get exposure to the board of a FTSE listed company and be a key point of contact across the business. Key duties: Preparation of annual report, statutory financial statements and interim accounts Ownership of monthly IFRS consolidation across multiple entities & territories Preparation of consolidated budgets & forecasts Key point of contact with external auditors Working with Head of Investor Relations to produce the City pack Ad-hoc projects alongside the CFO & Group FD Key requirements: Qualified Accountant - Ideally from a top 10 accounting firm Excellent communication & presentation skills Strong IFRS & SOX experience Ability to influence key stakeholders Energetic self starter who has a passion for technology If you're interested or would like to find out more about this opportunity, please reach out to Gareth Powlson at Investigo -