The Consultancy Group

The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 16, 2019
The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Financial Controller role for an award-winning, fast-growth Media business based in Central London. The business is highly acquisitive and as a result of this continued growth they are now looking to recruit a Financial Controller who will report into, and work closely with the Finance Director. Duties include; Responsibility for delivering strong financial controls for the business Ownership of the month end and year end close process Lead the statutory accounts process and own the relationship with the Auditors Ownership and preparation of consolidated Statutory Accounts Support the finance integration of any acquired companies Management and development of the finance function Assistance with the implementation of the new ERP system The successful candidate will be ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified with significant post-qualification experience gained within industry. They will possess excellent technical accounting skills and have a proven track record of driving improvements in financial control and financial process. A Media background would be advantageous.
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 15, 2019
The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Senior Finance Manager to join a Technology Market Leader based in Central London. Reporting in to the Senior Finance Director this is an opportuntiy to sit on the Global Customer Operations Team and Partner with the Senior Leadership team to influence business decisions. Responsibilities: Lead and manage a team of two senior financial analysts Key partner support for VP and Sr. Directors of Global Customer Operations. Work with business partners to develop business forecasting and planning models Influence decision-making and ensure business partners meet the financial and customer experience objectives of the organization Lead change and operational improvement throughout Finance and business partners Lead preparation of monthly executive reporting, identifying emerging trends and recommend actions needed to run the business Lead projects that improve Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) Growth and/or improvement in customer experience Explain financial concepts and models to non-financial business partners Requirements: 5-7 years of work experience in an analytical role with emphasis in financial analysis and modeling Proven leader with track record of recommending and leading changes with meaningful impact to the organization Demonstrated understanding of forecasting / planning processes and preparation of executive-level management reporting Customer service orientation with ability to adapt to different work styles and personalities Deeply organized with the ability to work on and handle multiple projects within tight time lines Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with all levels of management, across different organizations Dedicated and solutions-oriented approach towards business problems and operational improvements Attention to detail and a dedication to data integrity Work collaboratively and constructively with a range of partners to drive positive change Strong quantitative, analytical problem-solving skills Consistent track record of building and managing successful teams. Excellent presentation and communication skills Comfortable in building strong relationships with internal and external teams Ability to travel 10% of the time Working knowledge of e-commerce operations and Customer Call Center Operations a plus Accounting experience and experience with Oracle and Hyperion Planning a plus Bachelors degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics (or similar) required Masters degree preferred Professional qualifications: ACA qualified (big four) / CIMA qualified (blue chip firm)
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 15, 2019
The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Director Partner Finance to join an International Travel business based in Central London. Reporting in to the CFO and sitting on the Senior Leadership team this is an opportuntiy for a Senior Finance individual with 10+ Years Post-Qualified Experience to join and innovative and ambitous growth business. Responsibilities: You will lead the team responsible for optimizing Partner credit limits and efficient collections. Lead on developing the credit offering and collateral requirements with our Partners, which is a strategic offering and is integral to our business growth. You will be responsible for driving effective value adding decision making across the business through delivering world class risk management. Leading a team of 12 you will provide direction and mentorship, developing the team to be effective partners to our stakeholders Your key stakeholders will be the Sales and Finance leadership team. You will set the strategy for the Partner Finance team, including developing the road map for systems and process improvement Requiremtents: Highly analytical, going beyond the traditional functions of finance, driving insight and strategy across a broad range of business issues Someone who always builds a compelling vision from the numbers and communicates clearly with all stakeholders Can manage multiple projects at once whilst keeping the teams focused on delivery Creative thinker & self-starter Exceptional listener and skilled negotiator A relationship builder A facilitator, skilled at conflict resolution Big picture focused whilst helping implement procedural change Personal Profile: Qualified accountant with with 10yrs PQE Currently leading a finance team and can demonstrate strong leadership Skilled at building, delivering and interpreting risk and strategy Familiar with B2B business models and large, multi-currency accounts receivable functions Experience managing large change projects, implementation of system and process improvement Experience working in treasury, especially the development of a credit offering and collateral, LOC's, guarantees etc Experienced and enthusiastic working in dynamic, entrepreneurial environments Someone who thrives in large, global, fast moving organisations A skilled people leader, passionate about developing talent Ideally with technology/travel tech experience
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 12, 2019
The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Finance Manager to join a Listed business based in Central London. Reporting in to the Divisional Finance Direcotr this is an opportunity for a commercially focussed accountant to join a high growth listed business. Responsibilities: Finance business partner to the Catering Director and operations team, supporting all financial & commercial aspects of the catering contract Support the Finance Director and the wider Finance & Commercial team in the accurate, consistent and timely completion of all Month End activities Manage processes, reporting, analysis of Catering financial performance Providing commercial analysis & reporting. P&L and balance sheet management Budgeting, forecasting, risk & opportunity tracking Lead & develop a team of 3 Client commercial support & reporting. Supply chain financial management Development and implementation of improved commercial processes Work within the Commercial Framework and manage the Key Controls Develop a sound understanding of the Operation, the Contracts and an awareness to identify and support the Commercial team in the mitigation or conversion of all risks and opportunities To develop and maintain a professional and proactive business relationship with all levels of client's representatives; promoting the Company and development of services. Support the Catering Director and Finance Director with all ad-hoc tasks and duties Requirements: Qualified accountant Commercial/financial experience in a services/contract environment. Ability to build strong client relationships The ability to communicate and work effectively with clients, operations, suppliers and teams at all levels. Essential to work in a well-organised and orderly manner. Numerate, accurate and confident and have the ability to work on own initiative. Leadership & development of the team A high focus on quality, presentation and accuracy A clear understanding of the need for confidentiality A high level of computer literacy, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. A high level of awareness of the market within which the business operates.
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 12, 2019
Finance Director | Luxury Lifestyle Brand | London | £120,000 - £150,000 + Bonus I am currently partnering with a rapidly growing, luxury lifestyle business in central London who are recruiting for an ambitious Finance Director to support the next phase of business growth and development. The successful finance director will help grow and structure a dynamic finance team whilst acting as commercial business partner and advisor to a highly successful managing director with a proven track record in the industry. The role itself will be broad, hands-on, challenging and highly rewarding for the successful individual. Applicants must be qualified. Finance Director | Luxury Lifestyle Brand | London | £120,000 - £150,000 + Bonus
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 11, 2019
Financial Controller | High-Growth Hospitality Business | London | £80,000 - £100,000 pa I am currently partnering with a rapidly growing multi-site, hospitality business in central London who are recruiting for an ambitious financial Controller to support the next phase of business growth and development. Reporting into the finance director, the successful financial controller will help grow and structure a dynamic finance team whilst taking a lead role in managing reporting processes, financial controls, month-end, stock, audit and all other elements of financial accounting. The role itself will be broad, hands-on, challenging and highly rewarding for the successful individual. Applicants must be ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified with substantial PQE. Financial Controller | High-Growth Hospitality Business | London | £80,000 - £100,000 pa
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 11, 2019
The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Commercial Finance Manager role for a well known media business based in Central London. Reporting directly into the Head of Finance, this role will involve the supervision of two management accountants as well as constant correspondence with the companies international platforms This all encompassing role will include everything from Business partnering, forecasting and budgeting to full P&L management and ownership. The successful Finance Manager will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with substantial PQE, strong commercial acumen and an appetite for process and systems improvement.
The Consultancy Group City of London, UK
Jan 11, 2019
We are currently partnering a consumer focused SME in south London who are looking to recruit a head of finance to report into the finance director taking full ownership for the £200 Million business. Overseeing a team that consists of business partners, management accountants, accounts assistants and payrollers, some of which are based off site in a shared service centre, the successful head of finance will manage the day to day running of the entire finance function. This all encompassing role will include everything from senior stakeholder management and presenting board packs through to running the entire FP&A function to closing the monthly management accounts and investigating queries to ensure the integrity of data. The successful head of finance will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with substantial PQE, strong commercial acumen and an appetite for process and systems improvement.
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 11, 2019
The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a commercial focused Finance Director to join a Media business in Central London. Reporting in to the CFO this is a role for a proven FD to join a high growth business and drive thier commercail growth. Responsibilities: Form close working relationships with the Managing Directors of the main businesses so that financial and strategic goals are achieved. Contribute to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers. Lead and develop finance teams of the right calibre with development and succession plans in place Lead and manage the budgeting and forecast processes Ensure that the business has the right level of high quality management accounts for London and TV businesses to grow and develop the business lines in accordance with the strategic plan Manage and monitor the cash and debt for the group to meet the targets in place Lead the team for statutory accounts and ensure the annual audit is completed Lead the group's tax affairs, including tax reporting and strategy Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth. Requirements: Ideally a previous Finance Director who is looking to broaden their skill set and experienced within a dynamic and developing organisation Technically able across all disciplines of financial management, tax, statutory accounts and cash management Strategic leader and thinker, analytical and commercially astute Media experience and interest desirable Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success. Proven track record of demonstrating successful growth, development and innovation through financial and business management. Evidence of the ability to think clearly and act decisively, to lead and motivate a large team of people, many of whom will have more knowledge and experience in a particular part of the business, and to work collaboratively and effectively with areas not directly under one's control. Well-developed communication skills and the ability to represent the business at the highest levels. Ability to organise and manage a very broad role and juggle priorities successfully Strong presentation skills and impact, being competent in presenting ideas clearly and convincingly so as to influence others - demonstrating personal presence, confidence, gravitas and the ability to earn trust and respect quickly. Good team player with excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative approach; able to work across diverse teams. Non-political, action oriented and happiest working in a meritocratic culture
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 11, 2019
The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Finance Manager for an iconic multinational retail brand. Reporting directly to the Financial Controller this role this role overseas one direct report in managing and delivering all aspects of management accounting and analysis for three key markets. This will include liaising closely with non-finance stakeholders to review performance against budgets, produce business cases and drive cost saving initiatives. Duties include: Business partner with operational and marketing stakeholders, supporting with ad hoc requests including investment appraisals and the business case development Conduct indepth risk and opportunity analysis and present to the senior leadership team Produce accurate and timely monthly management accounts, reporting and analysis to the executive management team Report monthly actuals, variance analysis and forecast future projections Analyse and implement process improvements and cost saving initiatives Support with the internal and external audit process Lead, mentor and develop one direct report; providing development, coaching, objectives, goal setting and performance management ensuring the team is motivated amd productive This is a newly created role that requires a Qualified Finance Professional with circa 2 years post qualified experience and a strong academic record. The successful applicant will have previous experience in management accounting and commercial business partnering coupled with strong people leadership and communication skills.
The Consultancy Group City of London, UK
Jan 10, 2019
The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Director (Capital Appraisal) to join a high-growth Telco business in Central London. Reporting directly in to the CFO this is an opportunity for a qualified accountant to assist in the gowth of an international business. Responsibilities: Month end close, including capital expenditure accruals and high-level analytics in respect of network expenses Liaising with subsidiary accountants On-going development of Group systems and processes Capital budgeting and monthly variance analysis Partnering with Commercial and Operations teams to manage capital expenditure programmes within budget Responsible for approvals under delegation of authority for capital spenditure and project approvals Manage and tack high value Capex projects through Capex board Working with commercial and ops team to prepare business cases Requirements: The role holder will be proactive, adaptive and able to work under pressure while remaining calm and operational. A flexible and self-motivating attitude is key A committed team player with the ability to work on their own, willing to initiate changes, leverage standard and move activity forward, adding value to other functions and acting as a business partner Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - both written and verbal. Ability to identify trends and give insights/recommendations for action. Strong analytical skills. Ability to summarise and present complex data with actions plans. Ability to adapt and manage frequently changing priorities. Able to respond quickly to new focus in the business. Experience required 5+years PQE Telecoms industry experience (or other highly capital intense business) strongly preferred Experience presenting analysis to senior stakeholders Cross-functional business partnering experience
The Consultancy Group London, UK
Jan 10, 2019
Finance Manager | Marketing Agency | London | £55,000 - £60,000 We are currently working with a growing marketing and PR agency in recruiting for a qualified finance manager (ACA). The successful applicant will be ACA qualified (Top 10 accountancy firm) with circa 2 years PQE. The role is predominantly technical accounting but will include some more commercial elements and there will be opportunities to business partner and support senior stakeholders across the wider business. If you are looking for a finance role within a progressive business that offers a lot of development under the guidance of a well renowned, high calibre FD this might be for you. The culture of the business is excellent and there is certainly scope to broaden your experience and branch out into different areas as you grow into the role. We look forward to receiving your application. Finance Manager | Marketing Agency | London | £55,000 - £60,000