Howett Thorpe

Howett Thorpe London, UK
Feb 16, 2019
International Project Management company are seeking a Finance Manager to join its London offices. Reference: HT12490 Finance Manager - About the Role The Finance Manager will be expected to operate as the Finance Director and the Company Secretary of their projects. This role will support the General Manager of the relevant projects in the effective delivery of the SPV's statutory and contractual obligations. As the Finance Manager you will: Ensure compliance with contractual documentation, statutory and regulatory frameworks and agreed programmes and procedures. Attend monthly management accounts reviews and instruct the Accounting Team by providing the project specific financial procedures and information. Instruct the Accounting Team of payments to be made to shareholders and senior debt providers. Manage the payment authorisation process. Undertake regular reviews of the monthly balance sheet reconciliations. Manage the business planning and operating financial model update process, including presentation to the Board and securing funder approval. Manage the key stakeholder relationships including the Board, Funder, account bank, client finance representative and rating agencies. Act as Company Secretary in accordance with the Company Secretarial Handbook, including advising the Board on their statutory and fiduciary duties. Contribute to the preparation of the Board report, including the finance report and executive summary. Attend Board meetings and present the finance report. Manage the tax affairs of the SPV. Maintain and update the Projects' financial and company secretarial policies. Advise the Board of risks and opportunities and make recommendations for actions. Manage the financial aspects of any project commercial activity (variations, lifecycle expenditure, benchmarking, market testing), ensuring correct reflection in the financial models and the project documentation. Ensure the financial model is consistent with all contractual, commercial and regulatory obligations. Manage aged debtors and aged creditors and resolution of overdue items. Review and approve sales invoices, agreeing adjustments to the UC invoice with the client. Manage the statutory audit process and secure approval of the statutory accounts. Ensure that actions identified from the internal audit programme are completed. Manage the insurance renewal programme. Review insurance cost sharing calculations and secure agreement with the SPV client. Review the annual operating budget and reconcile to the operating financial model prior to presentation to the Board and Funders. Engage the support of the commercial finance team and modelling team on key relevant matters. Review the SPV risk register with the GM, advise operations team on financial matters and attend service review and client liaison meetings as required. Deputise in the absence of the GM. Participate in the development of the finance function, team and systems. Carry out other duties that fall within professional expertise. The successful Finance Manager will have: At least 4 years post qualified experience. Experience in communicating, influencing and presenting at senior level. Experience working within a compliance focussed environment. Ability to identify potential issues surrounding a piece of complex legislation or policy and provide easily understood verbal and written analysis material and advice that is clear and comprehensive. Strong working knowledge of financial management and project finance. Maintenance of complex financial models using Microsoft Excel. Finance Manager - Benefits Discretionary bonus, 25 days holiday, subsidised canteen, generous pension, career progression 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 Dorking, UK
Feb 16, 2019
A rapidly growing, start-up organisation in the FMCG sector and are seeking a forward thinking, motivated and energetic Financial Controller to join the team. Reference: HT12560 Group Financial Controller - About The Role Based in the Dorking office, you will be responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department. As the Group Financial Controller you will: Oversee all company accounts, including the core UK operating business, small overseas subsidiaries and the parent company Production of monthly / quarterly management accounts and reporting pack Cash flow management and forecasting Production of regular and ad-hoc reports to identify results, trends, and analysis as required by various functions within the business Supervise and manage the finance team of 2 Implementation of new accounting systems Development of budgets and financial forecasts Management of factoring facility Review all costs regularly to look for reduction opportunities Ongoing review and improvement of financial controls Overseeing and supporting AR and AP Management of group audit Responsibility for payroll and VAT Responsibility for all company insurances The successful Group Financial Controller will have: ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified At least 3 years experience in a similar role (ideally working for an SME) Experience within the FMCG sector desirable Pro-active Self motivated Ability to grow within an extremely fast moving organisation Able to take ownership all elements of the finance function Happy to help other areas of the business when required Personable and flexible Group Financial Controller - Benefits Discretionary bonus, modern offices, free parking, pension, private medical cover, career progression for the right person 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 Frimley, Camberley, UK
Feb 14, 2019
Leading Global technology company requires a Financial Controller to help shape the future of the business and drive the UK Finance team. Reference: HT12493 Financial Controller - About the Role As the Financial Controller, you will lead UK Finance team and have responsibility for the financial control and transaction processing. You will be prepare timely, accurate Monthly Management and other Financial Information for the Head Office, together with the reporting of UK group holding companies. As the Financial Controller you will: Oversee all UK company accounts Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts Track transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports, in order to manage cash flow Lead and mentor financial department staff Reconciliation and reporting of monthly and annual multi-currency inter-co transactions Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities Preparation of annual statutory accounts and tax computations Annual budget preparation Monthly consolidation reporting to Head Office The successful Financial Controller will have: Qualified Accountant status (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) Previous experience preparing UK statutory accounts within a Chartered environment 5 years PQE, with a minimum 2 years working within industry Open to change and change management 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)