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Financial and Strategic Advisory Manager job in Manchester, Lancashire

Financial and Strategic Advisory Manager job in Manchester,  Lancashire
  • PublishedNovember 17, 2022

Competitive salary   Manchester,  Lancashire  Permanent, full-time

You will be a key member of the growing financial accounting and advisory services national team. You will be responsible for working on a broad range of technical accounting, financial reporting and and business advisory assignments. As a manager you would be expected to complete technically challenging projects. This will include the practical application of accounting standards under FRS 102, IFRS and FRS 101, group reconstructions and accounting considerations, conversion to different GAAP, technical accounting papers and acquisition accounting support.

The role would also include managing the preparation of statutory accounts under IFRS and FRS 101.

The fast growth of the department will create opportunities to develop further skill sets including business development and coaching of junior staff. It will also present an opportunity to work with a variety of colleagues and businesses across the UK, as well as supporting your local office.

A strong understanding of UK GAAP and IFRS accounting principles is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Supervision and coaching of junior team members in the preparation of financial statements that are compliant with FRS 102, FRS 101, IFRS and other relevant accounting standards.
  • Taking the lead on delivering complex accountancy related projects for clients as they arise, for example IFRS transition consultancy work or support on acquisition accounting and complex consolidations.
  • To act as a focal point of contact with the clients. To communicate any problems or any contentious issues identified to the assignment manager and/or partner immediately. To identify and form suggested solutions.
  • Management of a portfolio of clients and projects, including client care responsibilities, project management and WIP/billing management.
  • To practise the principles of excellent client service always. The position will involve significant client contact.
  • To liaise with other departments within the office, especially the audit and corporate tax teams. To ensure that agreed deadlines are met and significant issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • To act as a coach to more junior members of the team and to participate in staff training and supervision as required. This role has the opportunity for line management of junior staff depending on experience.
  • A willingness to travel to client’s premises is required. However, the significant proportion of work is office-based working within our fast-growing team.

Personal and professional qualities

The role requires:

  • ACA Qualified or equivalent.
  • UK GAAP and IFRS financial reporting experience.
  • Experience of working in a professional practice.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills.
  • Experience of working with clients.
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff.
  • Experience of Microsoft Office, with high competency with both Excel and Word.

Flexible Working

At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference – to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and confident to make a valuable contribution.

To find out more, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on our Careers Website.

Audit Assistant Manager job in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk  

Competitive salary Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk  Permanent, full-time

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Job Description

There has never been a more exciting time to pursue a career in Audit at RSM.

Audit is our largest service line nationally, and we are growing!

We provide comprehensive Audit services to clients ranging from OMBs, through to large listed PLCs. We believe that it is important for our people to have experience across a range of industries and sectors, so we do not typically have individuals in our teams working on only one type of client.

RSM has a culture of transparency and supportiveness, we remain people focused, and we care about your development. Within Audit, we promote from within wherever possible, we listen to your career goals and aspirations, and we will support you in your short- and long-term goals.

About You

Are you ambitious? Do you want to feel heard and recognised? Do you want to work closely with your clients, building lasting relationships which allow you to make a real contribution? Do you enjoy variety, and to be challenged? Do you want to see your efforts rewarded and to be continually developed? Our culture is our greatest strength, and many of our most senior Partners joined us at Assistant level.

About the Job

To provide on-site assistance on each Assurance assignment in an efficient and effective manner, and to help ensure that clients receive a quality service in all aspects.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Be a key part of Assurance teams undertaking assignments, including opportunities to lead the on-site element of the work.
  • Ensure that each assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out all aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm’s procedures.
  • Ensure Assurance quality at all times, contribute to internal and external quality assurance, ensuring all actions are completed in line with the firm’s and the profession’s standards.
  • Communicate any problems in complying with these instructions, or any contentious issues identified, to the assignment manager immediately, identifying and commenting upon the possible solutions.
  • Provide adequate briefing, supervision, and “on the job” training for less experienced members of staff.
  • Act as day to day point of contact for the client, and to practise the principles of excellent client service at all times.
  • Maintain an awareness of the firm’s specialist services and publications. Ensure added value to clients.
  • Review work completed by less experienced staff for adequacy and completeness, and to undertake job appraisal reviews.
  • Summarise actual time spent compared to budget on each assignment, and to perform the firm’s review and completion procedures before passing the files for manager review.
  • Develop and maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil professional CPD requirements.
  • Maintain training records conscientiously and to keep up to date with examination studies, as applicable.
  • Attend staff meetings and training and to assist in student recruitment, training and marketing activities as required.
  • Maintain an awareness of Health & Safety issues within the firm and report any concerns to the nominated Health &Safety representative.
  • Carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the role and its grading, as required by the Line Manager or Head of Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Essential

  • Candidates must be ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent.
  • Previous experience of carrying out Assurance related tasks as requested by the Assurance Manager.
  • Proven experience in client handling
  • Proven Assurance experience in producing high quality Assurances.

Desirable

  • Assurance experience from a practice background would be a distinct advantage
  • Assurance experience of Owner Manager Business clients would be advantageous
  • Experience of analytical review approach desirable

Flexible Working

At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference – to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and confident to make a valuable contribution.

To find out more, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on our Careers Website.

Head of Tax – Family Office job in  London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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I’m currently working with a private investment office who are looking for a Head of Tax to deal and manage all tax affairs of a highly successful entrepreneur and their investment office. The role requires Private Client (including res Non-Dom) and corporate tax experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Structuring of family holding and various entities both in the UK and internationally
  • Overseeing tax filings required by the related entities
  • Managing relationships with external stakeholders
  • Building and managing the internal finance function including treasury and reporting

Skills and experience:

  • Understanding of a family office environment
  • Willingness and ability to build processes for a new structure

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

 Financial Accounting Team Lead job in  London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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Goodman Masson have partnered with a leading Investment Manager to assist in their search for a Financial Accounting Team Lead for an initial 6-month FTC based in their London office.

You will be responsible for supporting the financial control and reporting of the Group and its subsidiaries. This involves oversight and review of monthly management reporting, statutory accounts production, reporting to entity boards and regulators, and evaluation and improvement of financial controls and processes within the finance department.

Responsibilities

  • Management & oversight of direct reports
  • Financial Reporting (review monthly management accounts, ensuring general ledger is accurate and complete, review GAAP statutory accounts)
  • Assistance in managing the FX exposures within the team ensuring all exposures are hedged in line with the Group’s policy
  • Review regulatory returns for entities always ensuring compliance with local requirements
  • Financial Control (Involvement in ad-hoc projects and trouble-shooting issues, assistance with the interpretation of technical issues, support other financial control & reporting initiatives)

Skills & experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Financial Controls background
  • Experience or knowledge of FCA or similar regulatory rules

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

 

Group Reporting Manager – PE Backed Fast Growth job in Group Reporting Manager – PE Backed Fast Growth job in  London, South East England

 

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

 Be one of the first ten applicants

Are you currently working currently in a reporting role and looking for a step up in responsibility? Or are you working within practice and looking to make the move into a PE Backed, well-established but fast growing business? Well, Goodman Masson has partnered with an exciting and well-known name within the Real Estate & Hospitality sector who is looking for a dynamic accountant to join the team in a Group Reporting Manager position.

The Group Reporting Manager will lead a team of 2 qualified accountants, responsible for managing the statutory reporting requirements of the Group consolidation. You will sit at a senior level in the business and be at the forefront of the growth that they are going through.

Sitting in weekly meetings with the senior stakeholders, have an input into the overall direction of the business, and work closely with the commercial teams to further drive commercial insight – this is an incredibly broad role!

They are looking for:

  • Fully qualified accountant

  • Excellent technical IFRS knowledge

  • The role requires someone who is able to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to manage a reporting team with responsibility for preparing the group and subsidiary accounts, including multi-currency considerations

  • Experience of managing an audit process to an accelerated timetable (e.g. < 3 months), strong experience of Plc reporting

  • Strong history of preparing technical accounting papers

  • Be able to demonstrate commercial awareness

  • Experience to set you up for a Group Reporting Manager position

Salary: £80k – £90k + Bonus

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

Group Reporting Manager – PE Backed Fast Growth job in  London, South East England

London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

 Be one of the first ten applicants

Are you currently working currently in a reporting role and looking for a step up in responsibility? Or are you working within practice and looking to make the move into a PE Backed, well-established but fast growing business? Well, Goodman Masson has partnered with an exciting and well-known name within the Real Estate & Hospitality sector who is looking for a dynamic accountant to join the team in a Group Reporting Manager position.

The Group Reporting Manager will lead a team of 2 qualified accountants, responsible for managing the statutory reporting requirements of the Group consolidation. You will sit at a senior level in the business and be at the forefront of the growth that they are going through.

Sitting in weekly meetings with the senior stakeholders, have an input into the overall direction of the business, and work closely with the commercial teams to further drive commercial insight – this is an incredibly broad role!

They are looking for:

  • Fully qualified accountant
  • Excellent technical IFRS knowledge
  • The role requires someone who is able to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage a reporting team with responsibility for preparing the group and subsidiary accounts, including multi-currency considerations
  • Experience of managing an audit process to an accelerated timetable (e.g. < 3 months), strong experience of Plc reporting
  • Strong history of preparing technical accounting papers
  • Be able to demonstrate commercial awareness
  • Experience to set you up for a Group Reporting Manager position

Salary: £80k – £90k + Bonus

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

Regulatory Reporting Assistant Manager   job in London, South East England 

London, South East England

Permanent, full-time

 Be one of the first ten applicants

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all regulatory reports including COREP, FINREP, PRA and BOE
  • Ensuring all regulatory reporting deadlines are met on time and to the highest standard
  • Taking a lead role in the project work
  • Ensure that procedures, policies and reviews for change are well documented with clear and concise explanations to substantiate and support regulatory concepts and requirements across all reporting areas
  • All regulatory reports to provide analysis and variable reviews against previous periods

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Academic qualifications: Must hold a degree in any of the following subjects: Accountancy & Finance, Business & Finance, Economics, Maths or equivalent.
  • A Professional qualification: ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified an advantage
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of CRR, CRR 2, CRD IV, CRD V, Basel III, and Regulatory Handbooks
  • Experience running annual audits

If you are interested in applying for the position & you have the relevant experience listed, please send your CV directly to

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

Head of Funds Administration – Maternity Cover job in  London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

 Be one of the first ten applicants

Description

  • Act as a key point of liaison with outsourced administrators and the business.
  • Reviewing the work of the administrators to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Liaison with the internal Investment team to close investments, including funding, KYC, LPA compliance checks, arranging Jersey Board meetings for approvals.
  • Monitoring pipeline and other cash needs against cash positions and available capacity on bridge facility to help inform when to trigger call notices.
  • Ensuring compliance with borrowing facilities.
  • Assistance in production of quarterly and ad hoc reporting to investors, including the valuation process.
  • Assisting the CFO in managing and motivating the team in Jersey.

Skills

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a minimum of 3 years’ post qualified experience.
  • Previous fund accounting experience within private equity firm.
  • Strong communication skills with previous management experience.
  • Available on short notice.

Apply

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for over 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see the Walker Hamill website.

 

 

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