Toby Smith


Toby Smith

Head of Permanent Change & Transformation

Director of Finance Systems - Global Gaming Firm - Hyperion

West London, London

We have partenered with a leading gaming business to deliver a critical role within their finance operations. As the firm embarks on a challenging programme of change, they seek a high calibre individual to drive out the effectiveness of the key finance application, Hyperion. This is a strategic role within the group and will own the day to day operational support of the finance applications and infrastructure as well as driving out major projects as part of the firms mergers and acquisition activity. You will have an expansive knowledge of finance processes and systems, in particular Hyperion. You will have previously built and managed diverse teams capable of supporting a fast paced, geographically dispersed business that includes technologists, support staff and project groups. The role is very visable across the firm's senior management and will see you deliver to and maintain relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. This is an exciting opportunity to join a business in a dynamic sector that has recently gone through significant changes to its operating structure. Please contact me for more information.

Business Process Owner - Supply Finance - Global FMCG

Slough, Berkshire

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical and FMCG business with a global presence. As part of an ongoing investment into the firm's core finance platforms they begun a major transformation programme, central to which is the implementation of SAP. This new ERP solution will touch every area and channel the trades across, which will in turn require the various operational units to adapt their business processes to optimise the system's benefits. The role of the Business Process Owner (BPO) is to own the end to end operational processes for all controls across the firm's production planning within the manufacturing lifecycle. This role will work with stakeholders across the organisation to ensure their teams are informed, educated and adopting the new approach driven by the SAP implementation. You will be able to drive change within these divisions, organising workshops in each region to ensure each group adheres to the defined Global Operating Model. You will have spent several years working in a large organisation with a global scope , ideally FMCG focussed and understand manufacturing process, particularly production planning and subsequent controls processes. You would also have a working knowledge of R2R and P2P processes. Knowledge of SAP would be helpful but experience of working within a major transformation programme with a systems implementation at it's core is more relevant. This role will offer a massive challenge by way of the variety of internal stakeholders and regions the programme will affect. The position requires significant travel, initially across the UK and Europe but may in time evolve into a global role. Please contact me for more details.

Project Manager - Best Practice for Group Transformation-Media

West London, London

We have partnered with a global media business who has currently undergone a significant transformation programme. Designed to move the organisation into a more modern way of working, the transformation initiative aims to improve efficiency through the adoption of innovative technology solutions and enhanced business processes. To assist with adoption and drive out the benefits of the transformation, the firm seek to hire an individual to adopt a proactive, project minded governance role. Designed to ensure every business areas is realising the benefits of the new technology and working to new processes, the role will partner with key stakeholders in each division to review performance and encourage adoption of best practice. This role would suit a project manager with a couple of years experience in business change, able to bring an enthusiastic and proactive approach to driving best practice and adherence to group processes. The firm is at an exciting juncture in its journey and this represents and excellent opportunity to join a progress and dynamic organisation.

Technology PMO Analyst - Global Media Business - Paddington

West London, London

We are supporting a client as they continue a major programme of transformation and investment across their core business technology. As part of this initiative, the firm require a proactive PMO Analyst to drive best practice from a delivery perspective and track budget, resources and progress through effective and detailed MI. The role also offers the opportunity to own small scale project delivery alongside the more traditional PMO tasks so would suit an individual who sees their future as a Project Manager. The firm compete in the media space and offer a dynamic, fast paced environment that would suit ambitious, self starting individuals. Please contact me for more information. Regards Toby

SAP BPC Techno / Functional Analyst - eCommerce

London, England

Our client is leading eCommerce business with a specialism in luxury retial. Having enjoyed significant success and growth over the past few years, they have recently implemented the SAP BPC module to assist with consolidation and reporting. In order to optimise the system's full capability they require technical finance professional with extensive knowledge of the BPC product to drive adoption throughout the userbase. The role will be the local SME for the product, working with the business to draw out functionality that improves processes. It is essential applicants have an understanding of finance workflows and are able to effectively communicate with the finance population on their terms. Additionally, you will be able to promote the SAP BPC product, owning the end to end technical process of enhancement and optimisation. This is the first time the role has been onshore and represents a great opportunity within a rapidly growing, instantly recognisable ecommerce brand. Employees will be eligible for access to the firm's share scheme alongside a competitive bonus and benefits. Please contact me for more details.