Excellent opportunity for an experienced Group Banking Relationship Manager to join a thriving and expanding company
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per annum depending on experience
They are an international business with group of companies having gambling licences in various jurisdictions.
They are looking for a full time Group Banking Relationship Manager who can oversea the groups bank accounts and set up accordingly, in addition the person will need to set up payment service providers (PSP), the candidate will need to be self-motivated, hands on with a can-do attitude and has experience in similar set up in the gambling industry with good communication skills and someone who has the ability to work effectively as a team in a multicultural workplace.
Group Banking Relationship Manager
If you have the relevant skills/attributes to fulfil this role then please apply now!
About the Role
The Finance Business Partner for Technology is a key role in the Bank, supporting multiple CTOs to drive efficiencies in the delivery of Technology solutions to the lending businesses. Now is a more exciting time that ever with there being increased focus on delivering technology-based tools to support our growth in the future. You will regularly attend the Technology executive board to provide an overview of financial performance and guidance on financial implications of various options.
The successful candidate will partner with the CTOs and their teams to build effective forecasts and ensure that both our technology teams and the lending businesses understand what is driving their costs and what options are available to them to drive efficiencies.
Key to your success will be an understanding of Technology, an inquisitive mind and an ability to build strong relationships with your Technical stakeholders.
Act as a Business Partner to stakeholders to ensure information is accurately reflected and providing insight into future initiatives and strategic direction.
Partner with Technology stakeholders to translation the finances into language and presentations both they and their teams can understand.
Drafting up accurate forecasts and challenging budget achievable budgets, including clear assumptions to ensure that stakeholders understand what needs to achieved to deliver the targets set.
Produce monthly Technology Committee Management Information and ad hoc analysis
Manage the annual budget, quarterly forecasting and three year strategy from a financial perspective.
Monitor the financial targets and performance based on Bank Strategy. Agreeing remedial action with stakeholders where necessary and supporting the deliver of cost saving initiatives.
Working with the operational teams to keep a list of Risks and Opportunities to ensure that we are proactive in managing the challenges that the business is faced by.
Partnering with Finance colleagues in the Project Finance team to ensure that both third party and staff are cross charged to the projects they are working on supported by clear documentation.
Drive automation to the reporting to ensure we spend more time focused on partnering with the business and less time focused on producing reports.
Working with our colleagues in the financial control team to analyse the month end results, requesting corrective journals and provide reporting on the performance.
Provide oversight and challenge of Technology functions with key focus on delivery and business efficiency.
Take responsibility for financial reporting of the Technology function, providing dedicated financial performance management support to key stakeholders.
Support the introduction of the IBM TM1 reporting tool, helping to deliver improvements in reporting to our budget holders and helping roll out across the technology function.
Review current processes, oversee implementation / improvement of systems and internal controls to company requirements and standards.
Support the Technology recharge process with the business units and functional owners.
Developing Our People: as a line manager, you will be responsible for increasing productivity and developing performance through coaching, mentoring and developing your team members. You will encourage your team to take responsibility for their own personal development and provide support through regular feedback.
Bachelors degree, or equivalent professional experience
Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA) with proven PQE experience
Experience of managing the Finance of a Technology function, partnering with budget holders to help deliver services cost effectively
Evidence of taking ownership and ability to prioritise and deal with a wide range of business as usual activities at the same time to meet tight deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills; able to confidently build and manage relationships with senior stakeholders.
Proven analytical skills and attention to detail; for example, looking at large amounts of data to identify trends.
Advanced MS Office packages, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
Ability to translate large amounts of data into useful information and actionable items.
Strong systems experience including SAP
IBM TM1 experience
Rewards and Benefits
At Close Brothers we recognise the value of a work life balance, and have put
together a benefits package that reflects this.
Discretionary Annual Bonus
Pension – Group Stakeholder Pension Plan provided by Friends Life; 5.3% employee and 10% employer contribution
Life assurance – 4 times annual salary
Private Medical Insurance
Annual Leave – minimum of 25 days as standard with the opportunity to buy up to 5 days’ additional annual leave every March
Plus further benefits including competitive family friendly offering , information available upon request
Teamwork, not just tech work. We are tech futurists and business geniuses. Together, we solve problems to make daily life easier. We are looking for a few more great minds to join our team as we continue to grow one of the worlds leading consumer robot companies.
Together, we empower people to do more.
iRobot Corporation, with a mission of “empowering people to do more” is at the forefront of the development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has become one of the world’s preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun. Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!
As our Internal Audit Senior Manager, you will play a leading role overseeing the planning and execution of operational audit projects and the overall internal control over financial reporting (SOX) program. Serving as a “player-coach” to the internal audit team, you will be expected to establish yourself as a strong source for perspective on the financial reporting, compliance and business-related risks iRobot is facing as the company continues to grow and expand its direct-to-consumer capabilities.
Essential Functions/ Job Duties:
Plan, supervise and execute financial, operational and compliance audits with clear and concise reporting that enables positive change.
Gain a deep understanding of the emerging processes and systems used to facilitate the flow of transaction data related to our direct-to-consumer business.
Strengthen the overall internal control environment by leading initiatives and audit projects related to control standardization, automation, rationalization and optimization.
Drive risk assessment and audit planning activities to identify value-add projects to include in an agile audit plan.
Plan and execute a portion of the Company’s SOX compliance efforts, including developing a testing strategy, documenting materiality and scoping assumptions, designing the testing schedule, coordinating internal resources and external auditors, facilitating testing efforts, monitoring testing progress and concluding on the design and effectiveness of the Company’s control environment.
Develop and coach a team of motivated internal audit professionals. Expand internal control training to a broader base of internal control owners and key stakeholders.
Drive continuous improvement of the department by developing, documenting and refining internal audit methodologies, deliverables and best practices.
Prepare reporting for iRobot leadership and the Audit Committee on risks, operational audit results and SOX testing progress.
Skills & Experience:
7+ years of demonstrated career progression in corporate finance and/or accounting roles, preferably with internal controls/audit experience. CPA/CA, CIA, or CISA, and Big 4 experience is preferred.
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business, information systems or related field.
Excellent communications skills both written and verbal that demonstrates the ability to speak the language of the business not just ‘audit speak’; ability to speak persuasively and defend complex positions effectively.
Intellectually curious, highly motivated self-starter that is solutions-oriented and innovative with a desire to continuously improve business processes and the control environment
Able to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail
Can articulate the relevance of root causes and issues across audit engagements and conduct trend analysis to determine the impact across the organization.
Demonstrated knowledge of US GAAP, PCAOB, COSO and business laws and regulations including the FCPA.
Divisional Finance Director – Data Centre Solutions
This role is the finance leader within the business area and is expected to significantly contribute to the achievement of the Division’s growth plan through the setting and delivery of key initiatives, active leadership of people and processes, a high level of customer interaction and engagement and governance of the Company’s financial reporting and compliance requirements.
Working closely with the Divisional Leadership Team, the individual is expected to identify, analyse and implement opportunities to enhance business performance and partner with the leadership team to add value to decision making and contribute to the development and implementation of the overall divisional and company business plan.
Building buy-in from the Divisional Leadership Team will be critical to the success of this role. A deep understanding of the Division and its customers, while ensuring consistent application of finance processes and procedures, will be a critical success factor.
Understand and deliver customer needs while building effective, long-term relationships.
Use commercial acumen to ensure we meet contractual requirements and maximise returns to the enterprise.
Delivery of complex contractual obligations, glide path and customer GMP commitments.
Drive new business wins from ensuring correct financial oversight during the tender stage through to successful transition.
Influence key stakeholders across geographies to ensure that we are driving profitable outcomes for global clients.
Build and develop high level relationships with regional and account leaders, customers and external agencies (e.g. auditors).
Positively respond to both our internal and external customers (often in a matrix environment) through effective communication and personal accessibility/credibility.
Ensure business issues and solutions are identified promptly, communicated to the appropriate level and resolution monitored via the CBRE monthly contract and business unit review process.
Constantly seek to improve quality, service and efficiency. Contribute to the evaluation and development of the divisional strategy and Target Operating Model.
Communicate regularly with divisional financial and contract support staff to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives and achievements.
Maximise business performance based on understanding of market requirements and changes, and ensuring continuous improvement.
Ensure use of best practice, communication and understanding of key business messages through monthly site visits with focus on underperforming contracts.
Identify, analyse and resolve potential business risks as well as opportunities and solutions to enhance business performance.
Finance Processes, Procedures and Reporting
Thorough knowledge of procedures and processes and lead the delivery of these to the required standard.
Lead and deliver divisional financial reporting, including monthly reporting, plans and forecasts.
Review and challenge that the business units/contracts are providing a realistic, rolling, monthly Profit & Loss forecasts together with annual expectations based on the latest available management information.
Prepare cost-benefit reports and proactive analytical works to facilitate continuous improvement of business unit performance.
Develop and deliver processes, systems and infrastructure to support growth and expansion.
Prepare and deliver financial reports as required by the customer, divisional or regional management.
Manage compliance through the required procedures and processes.
Ensure and check the Divisional finance reports in line with the monthly company timetable including full Profit and Loss Account with analysis and commentary, Balance Sheet extracts and reconciliations and detailed Project Profitability reporting
Ensure CBRE and statutory obligations are met for reporting & governance purposes and adhered to consistently through the Division.
Own the financial integrity of the Divisional P&L and Balance Sheet.
Develop targets and benchmarking processes to challenge the financial information provided by Divisional Finance staff.
Provide information and resolve issues raised by both external and internal auditors.
Build, lead and motivate a diverse and effective team. Empower team members to take responsibility and accountability.
Convey messages and ideas clearly and openly. Involve people and influence decisions.
Lead structured performance management, personal development, talent and succession activities to ensure that there is a robust pipeline of talent available.
We are looking for an experienced Audit Manager to join our growing London audit department and manage a client portfolio. This is a role for an ambitious candidate who embraces our core values, supporting the audit partners, helping our clients achieve their aspirations and developing ouraudit team.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Management of an audit focussed portfolio of clients.
Overseeing the preparation of financial statements under FRS102 and IFRS.
Attendanceandcontributions atclient meetings.
Completing audits with minimal supervision andwithindeadlines.
Management and development of upcoming audit talent.
Financial management of portfolio takingcontrol of WIP, billing and debt management.
Involvement in business development, including maintainingown key contacts and fostering new relationships.
Maintaining a good level of technical knowledge and being able to independently research issues forming your own solutions.
Minimum of five years’ experience in an accountancy practice.
Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong client and team relationships.
Ability to manage complicated projects and multiple stakeholders.
Strong technical understanding of accounting and auditing standards.
Experience in leading group audits and the preparation of consolidated accounts.
Previous use of CaseWare or Mercia methodologies is desirable.
Can build trusted relationships with clientsand colleagues.
Produces high quality work to a good technical standard.
Strong organisational skills to effectively prioritise high volumes of work.
Anticipates and resolves problems at an early stage to keep assignments on budget.
Can identify opportunities for growth within existing client baseand when to involve other service lines.
Takes an active role in developing the team providing day to day support on technical and other matters.
Travel Requirements: Role will be based in London office and at client premises predominantly in London and surrounding areas.
Our focus at Menzies is providing a#BrighterThinkingapproach, going the extra mile to keep clients on-track to achieve their personal and business objectives. As a leading UKaccountancy & advisory firm we have a passion for advising entrepreneurs and SMEs through our sector-led teams.
We apply the same principles to individuals within the firm. Our people are ambitious, self-motivated and encouraged to develop their skill set and realise their potential.
#BrighterThinkingis how we sum up the difference we make, as a firm, to our clients and in the way we hire and develop talent in Menzies. It’s finance and accounting expertise, combined with strategic commercial thinking and a promise to add real value across all areas of our client’s businesses.
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