I am working in conjunction with a specialist and high achieving Academy that is looking to appoint a Director of Resources on an interim basis.
As an interim Director of Resources and part of the leadership team you will take responsibility for managing the non-educational services of the Academy. Your remit will be broad and you will maintain oversight of Site Management, Health and Safety, Catering, Reception, Facilities, HR, Finance and ICT.
You will have substantial strategic input into the direction of the Academy and be instrumental to the planning and decision making process. This will include delivering long term plans and forecasts.
As a customer focused individual that understands the importance of excellent service delivery you will encourage a similar mentality within the teams that you manage. You will demonstrate a keen eye for detail and be very hands on when involving yourself with the day to day operations of the Academy.
You will be working closely with the Principal, staff and Governors on a daily basis. I am therefore looking for an individual that has excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
Should this be of interest and you have the relevant experience then please email a copy of your CV to [contact details removed] .
Client: Our client is a London Borough The role: As interim Head of Transport, you will report to the Assistant Director during a period of permanent recruitment. The primary role areas of responsibility are: Management of the Borough's highways network Designing and delivering improvement schemes Management of contracts for maintenance and repair - capital works are contracted out via a third party and that contract needs effective strategic management Leading on sustainable transport, public transport development and safe transport Highways maintenance is managed by a third party contractor so experience of managing a high profile contracted-out service is important. There is a large capital programme of works in place and this, as well as the relationship with TfL requires strategic leadership. The day to day service needs to be run efficiently and effectively, and this will include high level liaison with the relevant Member. Leadership and management ability will be closely tested at interview. The candidate: You will have significant experience at Head of Service or Assistant Director level in highways and transportation gained at least in part in a large, complex urban Local Authority. Ideally you will have experience of working at this level in a London Borough.
FINance manager, head of finance, finance director
We are seeking a Finance Business Partner to review business performance at group and divisional level against strategic targets using both financial and non financial, internal and external information. Key to this role will be the development and production of high quality business performance reports on a monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc basis and management of materials required for external reporting and investor relations. Additionally you will own / manage and improve Exec committee weekly dashboard materials and work closely with Finance Shared Service Centre to ensure data and data process are aligned and continuously updated through servicing a number of ad hoc information requests from Group Executive. This is a pivotal role within a highly dynamic division of well known client and as such you will have strong business/financial management and analysis skills and the ability to analyse data quickly with sound rationale. We are looking for ACA (top 10 practice) candidates or CIMA who possess the gravitas to manage and operate at a senior level.
From £300 to £500 per day + £300 – 500 per day (dependant on experience)
A global FMCG business based in Central London is looking to recruit an interim FP&A specialist for 3 month assignment for one of their key divisions. Working closely with the Head of Finance for the division this role is crucial in delivering all the planning and reporting activities and supporting the EMEA finance directors with meaningful insight into profitability and sales reporting.
• Managing the monthly reporting cycle, including balanced scorecard reporting • Deliver the monthly results and forecast / budgeting processes • Work with the business units identify drivers of performance, monitor risks and opportunities • Delivery of insightful sales reporting for EMEA • Supporting executives and the sales force with sales rep and customer/product profitability reporting
Applications are welcome from immediately available (or one weeks notice maximum) qualified accountants with FP&A experience, a track record in driving improvement to reporting and ideally an FMCG background. The successful candidate will have strong analytical ability, a strong focus on delivery and have first class communication skills.
A leading international asset management firm are looking for an interim Corporate Risk Manager in their EMEA Corporate Risk Team working with finance, compliance, internal audit and other control-related terms within the firm. The role is initially a three – five month assignment.
* Analyse and report on operating events and errors arising across the business, ensuring data accuracy, integrity and consistency in the Operational Risk database * Analyse risk data and work with business areas to identify error root causes, material risks and control issues/ themes and agree mitigating actions * Undertake risk reviews and advise on changes to processes and procedures across the business * Provide oversight and challenge to Risk & Control Self Assessments, development and active promotion of the risk management framework and risk-aware culture, including roll-out of operational risk framework tools and training * Provide support for the development of risk appetite and risk profiling, production of risk reporting for the Corporate Risk Team, Committees and Boards * Handle management framework including the development of key risk scenarios and modelling for operational risk capital
* In-depth knowledge of operational risk, regulatory frameworks, including Basel II and III * Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify emerging risks and explain risk trends * Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate (verbal, written and presentation) across all levels within the organisation * The successful candidate will be immediately available
Please contact Corinne Lennock at Laurence Simons at [contact details removed] or telephone [contact details removed] quoting ref 717800 for further details.
ABOUT LAURENCE SIMONS
Founded in 1988, Laurence Simons is a specialist international legal and compliance recruitment consultancy. With offices across 4 continents, Laurence Simons truly is an international recruiter. We cover the whole spectrum of permanent and temporary compliance positions across the financial services sector from Analysts through to Head of Compliance and Director level roles.
Oue client, a large and dynamic group of businesses, is looking to undertake a major transformation project across the group. Therefore, they are seeking experienced change consultants to come into the business on an interim basis.
The project will be focused on key commercial and operational changes, including developing group-wide sales and marketing policies and streamlining processes across the business, as well as consolidating data delivery systems.
Initial work in scoping out the project will take 1-3 months, with assignments having the potential to last well into the project life cycle and therefore could run for up to twelve months.
Suitable candidates will have demonstrable experience of delivering complex commercial changes within a service-focused environment.
A leading internet based service business is looking to hire an interim accountant to assist with bringing one of their European entities into their shared service centre based in London. They need a qualified accountant with experience of working with overseas entities, ideally European. In addition to the integration, the role holder will be required to get involved in a number of systems and process improvement projects related to the SSC.
Applications are welcome from candidates who are immediately available (or one week’s notice maximum), able to work in fast paced entrepreneurial environment. Experience of working with a shared service model will prove an advantage.
The ideal candidate for this role will benefit from strong academics and training, and have at least 2 years' PQE in commercial work gained either in house or within an in house environment. Candidates with more experience are encouraged to apply.
The role will involve drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts including, supply, services and distribution agreements, vendor agreements and will work closely with the sales and procurement teams in negotiations for large scale, complex and varied commercial arrangements. Therefore the successful candidate should be versatile, eager to learn and have a personable, commercial and pragmatic approach.
Experience in working within an FMCG or retail environment would be advantageous, as would experience in working on B2B related matters. The successful person should have the ability to work both autonomously and in a team and will be rewarded with varied, quality work, a meritocratic environment and receptive and high calibre internal clients.
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Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience that we anticipate will be needed to fulfil the position. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role and they will be considered on an equal basis.
This is an exciting opportunity for an Interim Group Management Accountant to join the UK leader in their field. You will need to have solid experience of performing accounting duties and a keen desire to resolve challenging issues and develop your knowledge and skills in a group context. The successful candidate will ideally be fully qualified accountant with strong analytical skills and a proven track record of completing Group Management Accounts. Only people who stretch the boundaries and are highly driven and able to work on their own with a track record of this will be considered. This role will report to the Financial Controller and although initially it has no direct reports it will have a team of people to call upon to complete these duties.
Purpose of the Job: To be responsible for the preparation of key financial monthly reports for the group (UK based with subsidiaries in France, Spain and Italy), ensure accuracy of all accounting records through regular reconciliations and controls, produce ad hoc reports to evaluate business performance, implement financial controls and address all reporting enquiries raised by the parent of this UK based group. Responsibilities/Job Content -Preparation of weekly Trading Reports for UK, France, Italy and Spain, including understanding trends, performance against budget/last year and ad hoc analysis. -Preparation of monthly Group Management Accounts, comprising commentary, detailed P&L, Balance Sheet, cash flow and trend analysis as well as Group Consolidation Returns -Complete/sign-off balance sheet and other reconciliations to ensure continued accuracy of key accounting balances and highlighting areas of further review. -Complete and validate monthly payroll for the UK based teams. -Complete quarterly UK VAT returns. -Support Finance Controller during year-end UK statutory audit and in production of UK Statutory Accounts, as well as bi-annual group consolidation returns. -Regular liaison with departments throughout Group in performance of duties -Undertake ad hoc analysis to review performance of businesses and improve financial controls -Continually critique and improve existing processes and procedures Performance Standards -Production of accurate and comprehensive reports -Meet reporting deadlines -Close to figures ensuring no "surprises" -Band-width made available for ad-hoc investigative work -Getting things done and helping team raise the standard bar
Must have: -Experience in consolidation accounting –using Sage and other accounting packages -Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with post qualified experience in the SME environment -Advanced Excel skills, data mining skills and dealing with data warehouses -Sharp, articulate and able to get to key issues fast and then implement practical solutions -Ability to deliver to deadlines -Ability to confidently deal with staff and external partners with varying accounting knowledge -Outgoing, friendly but firm personalityVitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.ai
City based law firm with a strong foothold within commercial litigation seeks a litigation solicitor to join on a fixed term contract basis.
You will work alongside a leading partner in this field and will assist with substantive matters on the case.
Sought is a solicitor with upwards of two years' PQE gained at a leading City law firm.
This role is to start immediately and will last for six to nine months.
For more information please contact Matthew Porter at BCL Legal.
Please only apply for this opportunity if you have the requisite skills and experience. If you would like any further information please contact BCL Legal. For a full list of exclusive legal vacancies please visit BCL Legal website.