Group Reporting Manager
A Group Reporting Manager is sought by a leading commercial FTSE-100 plc who are experiencing strong growth in all of revenue, profit and market penetration. The company is a major hi-tech manufacturer whose products transform the world in which we live and most of us use them, perhaps unknowingly, every day. They transact globally and are the primary or secondary player in almost all the markets / countries in which they operate; they are poised to continue their growth over the coming years. The Group Reporting Manager will lead a team of three qualified accountants and will be responsible for the provision of consolidated financial information both externally and to the Board as well as significant monthly commentary and analysis. Specific responsibilities will include: - Production of monthly group management accounts & annual group budget for the Board. - Preparation of half / full year consolidated accounts including supporting analysis and ad hoc information / analysis for the Group's Investor Relations department. - Ensure compliance with the group's accounting policies, statutory requirements and IFRS. - Preparation, review & analysis of information for the group's Tax, Treasury and M&A depts. - Maintain the group's consolidation system; support the replacement of this system. - Manage / develop a team of three (qualified) group accountants. - Provision of ad hoc support and analysis for the Board and other senior management. The ideal candidate for the post of Group Reporting Manager will be a qualified ACA who is currently either at Senior Manager / Associate Director level within a Big 4 firm or at an equivalent level in a Group reporting function in a FTSE-250 plc. All candidates will have strong financial reporting & consolidation skills and will seek out challenging, varied and rewarding work. Further, those who can demonstrate a desire to effect change, improve processes and develop staff will be in particular demand. Excellent opportunities for progression are available as the company continues to grow.
A Senior Associate is sought by an expanding niche London-based Corporate Restructuring boutique. They work with some of Europe's highest profile and most complex restructuring situations and have restructured c. £160bn of debt in the last 12 years in more than a dozen countries across the UK, US & Europe involving around 140 individual mandates. They are particularly well networked, are leaders in their market and have a track record that makes them a 'first call' for distressed businesses. Please note that this company do not perform any insolvency, liquidation, CVA or similar work, they are purely specialists in restructuring and turnarounds. The role of Senior Associate - Corporate Restructuring has been created to facilitate expansion; the successful applicant will work in small teams across these scenarios: ·Project management of restructuring activities / crisis & interim management. ·Prepare short-term cash flow forecasts and assist in debtor-side restructurings. ·Financial modelling and valuation of companies under going concern / break-up scenarios. ·Negotiations with customers & suppliers and working capital management. ·Sale of non-core business units / distressed business (Corporate Finance). ·Create financial models & scenario analysis to aid new business development. ·Identify potential future opportunities and provide support to Partners in securing the business. Candidates for the role of Senior Associate in this Corporate Restructuring boutique must be a qualified ACA / CA or CFA and must possess significant restructuring, corporate finance or transaction services experience. Candidates will have experience in producing short-term cash-flow forecasts and will be confident, self-starters, articulate as well as calm & considered when faced with challenges. Further, you will thrive under pressure, will enjoy working at pace and will be able to understand how to operate successfully in a boutique environment. Fluency in a European language would be a slight benefit and a willingness to travel in the role is expected. A full career path and an exceptional reward structure await successful candidates.
Corporate Restructuring - Associate
A Corporate Restructuring Associate is sought by a niche London-based Corporate Restructuring boutique. They work with some of Europe's highest profile and most complex restructuring situations and have restructured c. £160bn of debt in the last 12 years in more than a dozen countries across the UK, US & Europe involving around 140 individual mandates. They are particularly well networked, are leaders in their market and have a track record that makes them a 'first call' for distressed businesses. Please note that this company do not perform any insolvency, liquidation, CVA or similar work, they are purely specialists in restructuring and turnarounds. The role of Corporate Restructuring Associate will see the successful candidate working in various small teams across the following scenarios: ·Provide support to companies in distress (e.g. preparing short term cash flows). ·Project management of restructuring activities / crisis & interim management. ·Negotiate financial restructuring situations with alternative funding sources. ·Create financial models & scenario analysis to aid new business development. ·Negotiate with customers & suppliers and working capital management. ·Sale of non-core business units / distressed business (Corporate Finance). The ideal candidate for the role of Corporate Restructuring Associate will be either a qualified ACA or CFA with excellent academics and the gravitas to offer real business leadership to clients. Candidates must possess restructuring, transaction services, corporate finance or similar experience and will be able to deliver outstanding results whilst occasionally working under real pressure. Fluency in any of Spanish, French or German would also be beneficial. Candidates will also be calm & considered when faced with challenges and be both confident and articulate. A full career path and an exceptional reward structure await successful candidates.
Group Financial Accountant
A Group Financial Reporting Accountant is required for a very fast-growing private equity backed company. Established more than 20 years ago, they have grown particularly quickly (both organically and by acquisition) over the past five years to boast a turnover of >£600m - they now have a presence in almost 40 countries. The company is well backed and plans to continue their expansion; their aim is to build a world-leading business and this is a unique opportunity to join them. The Group Financial Reporting Accountant will report into the Group Head of Financial Reporting. The main duties are below but there will also be a large amount of ad hoc work: ·Producing monthly Group consolidated accounts & review of balance sheet ·Assisting in the production of group management accounts and commentary ·Assisting the FP&A team with budgeting / forecasting queries as required ·Supporting the implementation of IFRS16 / post-implementation review of IFRS15 ·Preparing technical papers to support several M&A deals, new standards etc ·A range of ad hoc projects to support a growing company The ideal candidate for the Group Financial Reporting Accountant role must be a qualified accountant and will ideally be qualified ACA who has worked in a Top 20 practice and gained exposure to working with a range of complex clients and issues e.g. experience of multi-currency group consolidations. The ideal candidate will want to take on early responsibility, will enjoy problem solving, being resourceful and getting involved in a wide range of tasks. Finally, the selected candidate will have the benefit of working for a particularly strong manager who is passionate about nurturing and developing his staff. Significant progression is available as the company continues to grow.
Senior Management Accountant
A Senior Management Accountant is sought by a prestigious international law firm on a fixed-term contract basis for up to 15 months to cover a period of maternity leave. The firm operates on a global basis, is growing and opening new offices and are also clear leaders in various markets in which they operate. They value a strong work-life balance and agile, flexible working and their working environment benefits from these values. The Senior Management Accountant reports to the UK Financial Controller and will lead a small UK management accounting team of 2 staff as well as acting as a Business Partner to various department heads. Specific duties are as follows: ·Preparing the monthly P&L and Balance Sheet for the UK office and associated companies. ·Ensuring the monthly actual vs budget cost reports are prepared; liaise with department heads. ·Developing & preparing various monthly analyses e.g. schedules on performance statistics, Capex budget reports, marketing analysis, salary variance monitoring reports etc... ·Leading the annual cost budgets for UK departments & re-forecasting as required. ·Preparing annual financial statements & providing analysis required by the auditors. ·A raft of ad hoc duties to support the UK FC and wider business team. Candidates for the role of Senior Management Accountant may either be qualified accountants (without any legal experience) or may be qualified by experience if they've worked in a legal / professional services firm - at least 5 years management accounting experience is, however, expected. Some staff management experience would be useful but a desire to get involved across the board, immerse yourself in the detail and improve processes where appropriate will be more relevant. The client would consider candidates with up to a month's notice period.