SmartSourcing plc

SmartSourcing plc London, UK
21/09/2018
Full time
FINANCE AND TREASURY MANAGER - PENSIONS - LONDON Our prestigious Public Sector client is looking to recruit a Finance and Treasury Manager to join their Pensions Team in Central London, relocating to Canary Wharf in 2019 The main focus of the role will be to manage the Finance and Treasury functions of CAAPS. You will partner with internal and external auditors and lead on the preparation of the Schemes annual report and accounts. You will have a team of 3 direct reports that you will lead, motivate and develop. The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified accountant who has proven experience as a Treasury and Finance Manager or relevant role. You will have a background in pensions , with ideally, experience of an in-house pension scheme or of auditing pension schemes; and managing a team. Using your analytical skills, you will be able to interpret data and evaluate performance. With excellent communication skills, you will build relationships with custodians and retail banks. This is an excellent opportunity to join a regulatory authority that is respected worldwide Please apply on line - deadline for applications COB 27th September with interviews to take place on 10th October.
SmartSourcing plc Bedford, UK
21/09/2018
Contractor
Group Reporting Accountant (ACCA/AAT) required for maternity cover with leading organisation based in Bedfordshire. Responsibilities include: External reporting Deliver a best-in-class, high quality external reporting - including interim and annual accounts (IFRS), subsidiary statutory accounts (UK GAAP, FRS101) and other presentations as needed. Help manage the external relationships with advisors such as the auditors. Accounting for more complex areas such as hedge accounting, share-based payments and pensions. Internal reporting Good understanding of consolidation systems and processes Provide analytical support to the Group Reporting Manager and the corporate team and provide real value through the provision of quality, timely and accurate information, highlighting issues and trends. Develop good relationships with the business units to understand their systems, processes and business issues and to challenge the information they report to the Group. Participate in ad-hoc projects as required. Compliance with accounting standards Monitor proposed changes to accounting standards, assess impact on group and communicate/action/train as necessary. Particular focus will be required in respect of FRS101, IFRS15, IFRS16. Experience Graduate calibre, qualified accountant with a substantial experience and a progressive record of success. Solid Consolidation experience Background in technical accounting (revenue recognition, pensions, goodwill, treasury instruments etc), including IFRS and UK GAAP and listing requirements. Must have strong Excel skills. Familiarity with Hyperion/Smart View would be useful. Skills Good analytical/planning skills with the ability to get things done without direct authority. Technically and commercially able, with the ability to fit within a forward thinking and dynamic organisation. Energetic, positive/can do and sense of humour with the drive and ambition to succeed and drive change. Strong intellect: incisive, logical and analytical, and with a real eye for detail. Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills. Self-starter, but committed team player. Maturity to interact effectively with a diverse set of stakeholders and the ability to communicate at all levels.
SmartSourcing plc Swindon, UK
20/09/2018
Contractor
(HR Advisor Swindon 2 months initially - 350-500 pdy inside IR35) A HR Advisor Is required for a client based in Swindon for 2 months initially with possible extension at a rate of 350-500 inside IR35 We are looking for someone to work on developing a concise set of HR policies and guidelines, which are in line with the UKRI and HR corporate visions and values. Experience required: Demonstrable experience of designing and developing HR policies and processes, ideally coupled with experience of successful delivery. Excellent and demonstrable understanding of process mapping, policy governance and the ability to see the wider implications of changes to employees and the business Excellent communication, team building/collaboration and stakeholder management skills Ability to deal with high levels of complexity and a range of business needs Ability to present policies and processes simply, using clear plain language Ability to develop and take ownership of a clear plan with key milestones Ability to identify and manage risks and issues, using corporate approaches to risk assessment and mitigation. In addition it's desirable that you have: In-depth understanding of HR process mapping Experience in policy governance Experience in using Microsoft Visio to develop processes. Experience in changes with a complex variety of impacts for employees, including policies, working patterns, wellbeing and underlying values. The role will be based in Swindon, will run for 2 months initially with the possibility of an extension - SmartSourcing provides services as an Employment Agency and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of race, religion, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation.
SmartSourcing plc London, UK
20/09/2018
Full time
FINANCE AND TREASURY MANAGER - PENSIONS - LONDON Our prestigious Public Sector client is looking to recruit a Finance and Treasury Manager to join their Pensions Team in Central London The main focus of the role will be to manage the Finance and Treasury functions of the departments Pension Scheme. You will partner with internal and external auditors and lead on the preparation of the Schemes annual report and accounts. You will have a team of 3 direct reports that you will lead, motivate and develop. As Finance Manager you will manage the Scheme accounting, management reports, and accounts payable. As Treasury Manager you will be responsible for daily cash management and significant cash flow. The ideal candidate may have recently qualified (ACCA), and have proven experience within a practice. You will have experience with Pension Schemes , ideally managing an in-house pension scheme or auditing pension schemes; and managing a small team. Using your analytical skills, you will be able to interpret data and evaluate performance. With excellent communication skills, you will build relationships with custodians and retail banks, and work with Tax authorities both UK and overseas. This is an excellent opportunity to join a regulatory authority that is respected worldwide Please apply on line - deadline for applications COB 28th September with interviews to take place on 10th October.
SmartSourcing plc London, UK
20/09/2018
Full time
FINANCE AND TREASURY MANAGER - PENSIONS - LONDON Our prestigious Public Sector client is looking to recruit a Finance and Treasury Manager to join their Pensions Team in Central London The main focus of the role will be to manage the Finance and Treasury functions of the departments Pension Scheme. You will partner with internal and external auditors and lead on the preparation of the Schemes annual report and accounts. You will have a team of 3 direct reports that you will lead, motivate and develop. As Finance Manager you will manage the Scheme accounting, management reports, and accounts payable. As Treasury Manager you will be responsible for daily cash management and significant cash flow. The ideal candidate may have recently qualified (ACCA), and have proven experience within a practice. You will have experience with Pension Schemes , ideally managing an in-house pension scheme or auditing pension schemes; and managing a small team. Using your analytical skills, you will be able to interpret data and evaluate performance. With excellent communication skills, you will build relationships with custodians and retail banks, and work with Tax authorities both UK and overseas. This is an excellent opportunity to join a regulatory authority that is respected worldwide Please apply on line - deadline for applications COB 28th September with interviews to take place on 10th October. - SmartSourcing provides services as an Employment Agency and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, race, religion, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation.
SmartSourcing plc Macclesfield, UK
18/09/2018
Full time
Project Accountant - improving profitability and cost controls. The role Reporting into the Executive Finance Officer, you will provide the link between finance and client services, driving business performance and gross profit. You'll work closely with our Client Services team to maintain tight cost control, ensuring the integrity of our financial systems and reporting. Duties will include producing accurate numbers for input into the management accounts and there will be the opportunity to provide financial training to colleagues. Duties and responsibilities of the role - Oversight of the financial system ensuring the integrity of information and links to Xero - Act as a guardian of financial quality for the company, working with the EFO to update processes and where necessary, undertake investigations if issues arise - Provide proactive support to the management of client profitability - Work with the client services team to generate forecasts for each client - revenue; invoicing;freelance usage; employee utilisation - Support as and when needed with general financial processes and financial transactions/ledgers Requirements - Qualified/part qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification - Experience of operating in either a similar agency sector or a SME - Ability to build strong relationships across multidisciplinary teams - Experience of implementing systems such as Paprika/CMAP/Oracle - Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel - Analytical and able to bring issues to light for senior management - Demonstrate you are professional, personable, and passionate about your role