Howett Thorpe

Howett Thorpe England, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Our client is in the forefront of innovation and performance specialising in providing progressive investment solutions. Unusual in the world of finance, they recognise, the importance of maintaining a healthy work life balance and their core principles ensure that all staff are well rewarded for their work, and benefits are exceptional. Reference: HT12198 Senior Fund Accountant - About The Role Working as part of a team to manage the underlying portfolio of assets and reconcile the fund valuation with that of the fund's appointed administrator, with a focus on Private Debt funds. As the Senior Fund Accountant your duties will include: For Private Debt funds quarterly financial statements, periodic drawdowns and distributions are prepared by the administrator. The interaction of the different entities in the Private Debt fund structures will need to be understood and monitored. An understanding of private equity structures (Limited Partnership Agreements, waterfalls, etc) is essential. Ability to direct capital calls, distributions and NAV calculations is essential Investigating and resolving valuation issues, review and challenge of Investment Team pricing papers around use of DCF models and EBITDA comparables. Obtaining internal sign-off of portfolio valuations and returns from the portfolio management team. Participating in ad hoc projects and process improvement initiatives. Oversee and manage the external auditors and administrators to complete the year end audits as and when required. Ensure that accurate and timely reporting from Fund Accounting is provided to both internal and external recipients. Knowledge of Solvency II reporting is helpful The successful Senior Fund Accountant will: Be a Fully Qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA accountant Sets high standards of performance for self and strives to meet challenging objectives. Considers own role within the commercial context and focusses on the client. Respects obligations to internal and external clients and vestors and treat clients fairly. Displays a positive and energetic attitude, gets involved and proactively seeks out opportunities to advance the business. Consistently displays a 'can-do' attitude, perseveres in the face of setbacks and remains calm and professional under pressure. Establishes and maintains good relationships and works effectively and cooperatively with others. Communicates constructively, engages others positively and readily shares information and ideas. Seeks out insightful, smart ideas to raise personal and team standards. Demonstrates the ability to think creatively to find solutions. Responds quickly and positively to change and maintains effectiveness when experiencing change. Invests time in learning new skills and gaining new experiences. Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days, please assume that you have not been successful. Refer a friend If this job is not of interest to you, but you know a friend or colleague who may be interested, recommend them to us and receive a minimum of £150 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a permanent role and a minimum of £25 in vouchers if we place them in a temporary assignment. (Terms & conditions apply)
Howett Thorpe Unit, A2 Dominion Way, Rustington, Littlehampton BN16 3HQ, UK
Aug 11, 2018
We are looking for an experienced Board Level Finance Director to join this industry leading SME business based on the South Coast. Reference: HT12218 Finance Director - About The Role The role is working for an SME manufacturing and engineering business that has an international presence; based within their Sussex office with limited travel to other sites and managing the complete finance team with the support of a Head of Finance. As the Finance Director you will: Oversee and actively participate in all financial aspects of the Company Strategy, taking responsibility for the flow of information to the Managing Director, the board, banks, investors and other trading partners. Protect the interests of the shareholders Actively participate in the strategic planning (vision and process), guarding the company's commercial strategy Formulate financial targets and budgets, in line with the Boards expectations Corporate Finance requirements - seek to resolve the Company's capital finance requirements Support the bid and tender process Spearhead the Company's finance function, leading on: Reporting functions, Hedging and foreign exchange, Preparation of monthly management accounts, and Asset registers Embed a performance culture within the accounts department Work in conjunction with the Commercial Department; supporting financial terms with new customers, support the bid and tender process Plus, additional duties The successful Finance Director will have: Previous experience working as a Finance Director and ideally operated at a Board level. Hold a full Accountancy Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent) Educated to degree level Proven track record of increasing senior management roles Experience of managing a team of finance professionals The ability to present financial information to board level and finance/ non-finance individuals Finance Director - Benefits As a Board Level Finance Director you will eligible for all of the company benefits including Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Critical Illness, Life Insurance, Income protection etc. Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful. Refer a friend If this job is not of interest to you, but you know a friend or colleague who may be interested, recommend them to us and receive a minimum of £150 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a permanent role and a minimum of £25 in vouchers if we place them in a temporary assignment. (Terms & conditions apply)
Howett Thorpe Camberley, UK
Aug 10, 2018
As the Head of Finance for an international financial services business you will work closely with the Managing Director along with managing a finance function of 6 experienced staff to help deliver the companies continued expansion. Reference: HT12152 As the Head of Finance you will: Oversee the day to day accounting within the UK and International entities including balance sheet and month-end reporting. Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts. Maintain records to meet external legal, tax and FCA requirements. Assist with the statutory annual accounts, working closely with the external auditors. Ensure that large volumes of data are dealt with accurately. Manage and develop a finance team. Be hands on, logical and prepared to get things done. The successful Head of Finance will: ACA or ACCA qualified. Have worked for an international organisation either for a SME or an independent department within a larger company. You will have strong analytical skills and be able to manipulate large sets of data. You will have experience of setting up / growing overseas markets. You will need strong business partnering skills as you will work closely with internal sales, operations, underwriting and company directors along with external clients. Previous experience of working with multi-currency. Reported under UK GAAP. Head of Finance - Benefits Salary between £75,000 - £85,000 DOE 5 weeks' holiday Private medical for you and your family Discretionary bonus 5% pension Free parking 35 hour working week (flexible across 6am-6pm) Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful. Refer a friend If this job is not of interest to you, but you know a friend or colleague who may be interested, recommend them to us and receive a minimum of £150 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a permanent role and a minimum of £25 in vouchers if we place them in a temporary assignment. (Terms & conditions apply)