Goodman Masson

Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 10, 2018
Full time
Management Accountant - National Charity - Central LondonThis Management Accountant role is reporting into the Financial Reporting Manager and will be integral to linking the finance function to the rest of the organisation. The successful candidate will have:2 years of management accounts experienceAccounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)Experience of budgeting, forecasting and finance business partneringSalary from £40,000 to £50,000 (dependent on experience) and main responsibilities of this position are:Preparation of the monthly management accountsWorking close with stakeholders on their budgeting and forecastingPrepare and review KPIs and act upon variancesFinance business partnering for various stakeholders across the business.If you would like to discuss this role further then please send through an up to date copy of your CV to or, if this role isn't right for you but you would like to hear more about the charities sector then do get in touchManagement Accountant - National Charity - Central London
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 09, 2018
Full time
The individual needs to be numerate, able to analyse the financials behind a business, support both the Consultant Relations and Institutional Client Team, becoming an integral member of the Institutional business. The candidate must have experience using Salesfroce, and have RFP experience.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 09, 2018
Full time
Goodman Masson are working with a Tier 1 International Asset Manager who are looking for an RFP Analyst to join their Institutional business in London. The role will be an excellent way to step away from RFP work and move into the Institutional client business. Please only apply if you are looking to move from an RFP focussed role to an Institutional client focussed role.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 09, 2018
Full time
They are looking for a COO to champion 3 key areas; business operations, customer support and outsourcing. You will be largely responsible for the regulator relationship and be able to demonstrate significant retail banking infrastructure has been implemented. We are looking for someone with experience of operating at a senior level within the retail banking world. You must come from an operations background with exposure to cards, payments, customer service and outsourcing functions. You must have the gravitas and communication skills to influence and engage at COO level and you must have genuine drive and an entrepreneurial spirit to meet the demands of this start-up. Please get in touch as soon as possible on to discuss the role in more detail?
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 09, 2018
Contract
A large, national charity who are continuing to grow at impressive speed, are currently looking for a number of experienced Year End Financial Accountants to support their team through a busy year end period. You would be joining a high performing and dynamic finance team to manage a complex year end across a number of national branches.Main responsibilities include:Processing and maintaining accurate records for the Annual Returns from national branchesManage the audit schedule, assisting internal and external auditors to coordinate the Branch auditsLiaising with multiple Branch Managers across the country, most of whom are not from a finance background, to assist them with annual returns procedures and accounts maintenanceAssisting the Head of Financial Accounts to prepare the consolidated annual statutory accountsThe successful candidate will:Be a qualified Accountant, or QBE, with excellent experience in a similar Year End roleHave previously managed an audit schedule, taking a lead role in liaising with auditors Have strong attention to detail, able to work accurately under pressureExperience working in the charity sector, and of SORP accounting, is beneficial
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 09, 2018
Contract
An excellent 6 month project role for a Senior Finance Manager, based between White City and Holborn. You'll be joining a national organisation who are market-leaders in the charity & education space, making long-lasting impact.Main responsibilities include:End to end year end accounts preparation for the organisation, including some hands-on reconciliations work Setting up finances for the department, including implementation of processes & controls to then roll out to your teamManaging the newly-appointed finance team, carrying out training sessions to bring them up to speed on newly-implemented processes & proceduresTraining up your team so they are able to manage next year's year endThe successful candidate will:Be a qualified Accountant, with excellent year end management experienceHave experience setting up departmental financesHave implemented processes, procedures & controls and carried out ad hoc training to staffBe a strong team manager who has proven experience of upskilling your team
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 09, 2018
Full time
We are the largest financial recruitment business in London and have been recruiting finance professionals for over 20 years. Our core focus to 'treat our employees better than any other business' and our approach to looking after our people is truly unique! Goodman Masson are looking for individuals who possess the..... click apply for full job details
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 08, 2018
Full time
The role is a broad role managing the whole trade lifecycle post execution. You will own the settlement process, trade matching and various reconciliations to ensure trade data is accurate. The reason we are looking for someone with programming skills is because there is also a lot of project work to do improving what has previously been a very manual environment. We are looking for someone between 1 and 3 years' experience either from an investment bank, investment manager or hedge fund. You must have advanced Excel and ideally some programming skills in VBA, Python or Matlab. Most importantly you must have energy and enthusiasm and a drive to work within Operations. Please send your CV asap to .
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 08, 2018
Full time
An opportunity has become available in a leading scientific research business for a Senior Financial Accounting and Reporting Analyst.This person will lead financial reporting in the Financial Reporting and Control team by ensuring the completion of the organisation's external reporting requirements, including the Annual Report and Accounts of the group and any other regulatory returns required.The postholder will play a pivotal role in improving the group's financial control framework by contributing towards the drive for process efficiency; reporting on performance management; exception reporting; and monitoring progress towards internal financial control weaknesses.Key Responsibilities:LeadershipCoaches and develops a team of 3 junior members of the teamDrives continuous process efficiencies and improvements across the team, ensuring robust controls are in place and supporting year-on-year improvement.Financial ReportingResponsible for the production of the year-end group accounts, including co-ordinating teams involved in year-end preparation, liaising with relevant Board Members and Trustees.Responsible for the production of various financial data for internal and external publication, monitoring external information sources and ensuring our financial data is accurate and robust.Responsible for coordinating the monthly balance reconciliation process including production of timely balance sheet reconciliations (complicated accounts) and review of financial accountant's reconciliations.Key liaison with Group FP&A in the production of monthly reportingAudit LiaisonWorks with the Financial Reporting and Compliance Manager and external and internal auditors incorporating audit planning, managing the year-end and internal audits impacting finance and resolution of audit issues.This includes review and challenge of audit recommendations and drafting management responses.We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent). Ideally with some post-qualified experience, either in a financial accounting role or in an audit role in practice.If you are a proactive individual, who is ambitious and keen to progress in their career this role will offer excellent training and development opportunities with the ability to progress quickly.Based in state-of-the-art, modern offices, this role also offers good benefits and work-life-balance.Please apply asap if you are interested!
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 08, 2018
Full time
A Multi Academy Trust in London are looking to recruit a strong Financial Accountant as soon as possible. You must be an ACA/ACCA/CIPFA/CIMA qualified Accountant in order to be considered, a background in audit would be a massive advantage.Manage and develop the Financial Accounting teamManage the preparation of the Financial Statements and the subsequent audit process through to satisfactory completion of the annual auditPreparation of monthly VAT returnsPreparation and submission of regulatory returns required by the EFAAssure compliance with internal controls, to include identifying, enhancing and implementing internal control improvementsEnsure accounting systems are maintained and are set up to deliver timely and meaningful management informationEnsure key balance sheet accounts are reconciled and follow up any review points from these reconciliationsOversight of the AP process to ensure the process runs smoothly and that any queries are dealt with accordinglyOversight of the school debtors ensuring that an accurate listing of debtors is maintained and that problem debts are dealt with accordinglyWork with the Management Accounting team to ensure all capital projects are managed and correctly accounted forFirst stage review and approval of business cases to support capital expenditureTo manage the treasury function and produce short, medium and long term cash flow forecastsEnsure financial policies and procedures remain fit for purpose as the Federation grows by monitoring, reviewing and developing them as necessaryRemain fully appraised of all financial rules and regulations that govern us, actively monitor EFA and DfE guidance and initiatives to ensure the Federation remains compliant with regulation and reporting requirements
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 08, 2018
Full time
Goodman Masson is pleased to be working with a leading bio-medical research business to recruit their new Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Manager.This organisation works with world-renowned scientists in state-of-the-art facilities to research and develop solutions to some of the most challenging issues affecting human health.This is an excellent role for a senior FP&A specialist who is looking for an inspiring place to work where you can add real value.The Senior FP&A Manager will work with the scientific teams to provide decision support and to deliver robust budgets, forecasts and 5 year strategic plans. This will require strong business partnering skills and the ability to build accountability and understanding of finance processes across a large stakeholder group.Key responsibilities:Working with senior management and budget holders to consolidate and deliver the annual budget and five-year planManaging the development of resource allocation and costing models that will support internal management and the needs of fundersManaging the production and development of the standardised monthly reporting to budget holders, Management Team and BoardSupporting Management in developing and delivering efficiency plans and ensuring value for money across the operations teamsAd hoc analyses as requiredWho are we looking for?A proven team player, able to work flexibly with others and contribute effectively across a broad range of activitiesAble to act credibly and persuade, negotiate and influence at senior levelAble to demonstrate significant and creative problem-solving based on analysis of complex data and with a focus on driving valueExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to engage with people at all levels of the finance team and non-finance members of staffAble to plan and prioritise workExcellent attention to detailFinancial planning and analysis experience at senior levelExperience of financial modelling and reportingExpert in Microsoft Excel and have a working knowledge of the other Office productsA qualified accountantDesirable:Experience working with unit costs, activity information and benchmarkingExperience using Agresso and developing system-based internal financial analysis and reportsExperience dealing with re-chargesExperience working in a diverse and complex organisationExperience of university, NHS or bio-medical research environmentsExperience managing or dealing with grantsIf you are looking for a role in a pioneering, inspiring business where you can have real impact in decision making and business direction, please apply asap.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 08, 2018
Full time
An opportunity has become available for a qualified accountant to join the financial assurance team or a large, fast-growing youth charity in West London. The role of Finance Assurance Lead (FA Lead) sits within the Compliance & Quality Assurance Team, and reports directly into the Head of Compliance and Quality Assurance. The quality assurance team is a cross-departmental function that is ultimately overseen by the Director of Financial Operations. The unit is responsible for assuring programme quality and value for money, determining our partners' compliance with contractual requirements, as well as driving internal quality across the organisation.The Financial Assurance Lead is one of three leads operating within the Quality Assurance Team, with the other two overseeing Compliance Assurance and Data Assurance. The Finance Assurance Lead is primarily responsible for ensuring that accurate payments are made to partners and that these partners spend these public funds, in line with their contracts, and that they deliver value-for-money across the programme network.Key Responsibilities:Overall responsibility for the delivery of the Finance Assurance activity planInfluencing and contributing to the development of the Finance Assurance strategy and activity plansUndertake monthly payment calculations in line with contract and on time; submitting approved Purchase Orders to Finance for processingAnalyse the Provider Reports and report the findings and recommendations to Partner Management and Financial OperationsIdentify, using agreed criteria, which Partners should be audited each season and prepare a recommended audit schedule and scope of work to the Director of Partner Management and Director of Financial OperationsWork with the other Assurance Leads to identify, scope and undertake internal efficiency reviews of departmentsCoordinate the audit work and prepare detailed findings and recommendations for consideration.Design and own process for ensuring accuracy, reporting on performance and escalating financial risks relating to partner paymentsCreate and implement annual financial audit calendar for reviewing partner policies and practiceDefine process for assessing how well partner organisations are investing unit cost payments and the resulting value for money achievedConduct audit of partner anti-fraud and bribery policies and practices, including training standards and organisational culturePerson Specification:Qualified Account with a recognised membership bodyDemonstrable ability and understanding in and of financial assurance, value for money and analysisDemonstrable experience and understanding of advanced audit techniquesDemonstrable experience and understanding of finance Assurance protocol design and implementationExperienced in writing policies and designing operational processesCandidates from all industry backgrounds are welcome to apply.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 08, 2018
An opportunity has become available in a leading scientific research business for a Senior Financial Accounting and Reporting Analyst. This person will lead financial reporting in the Financial Reporting and Control team by ensuring the completion of the organisation's external reporting requirements, including the Annual Report and Accounts of the group and any other regulatory returns required. The postholder will play a pivotal role in improving the group's financial control framework by contributing towards the drive for process efficiency; reporting on performance management; exception reporting; and monitoring progress towards internal financial control weaknesses. Key Responsibilities: Leadership Coaches and develops a team of 3 junior members of the team Drives continuous process efficiencies and improvements across the team, ensuring robust controls are in place and supporting year-on-year improvement. Financial Reporting Responsible for the production of the year-end group accounts, including co-ordinating teams involved in year-end preparation, liaising with relevant Board Members and Trustees. Responsible for the production of various financial data for internal and external publication, monitoring external information sources and ensuring our financial data is accurate and robust. Responsible for coordinating the monthly balance reconciliation process including production of timely balance sheet reconciliations (complicated accounts) and review of financial accountant's reconciliations. Key liaison with Group FP&A in the production of monthly reporting Audit Liaison Works with the Financial Reporting and Compliance Manager and external and internal auditors incorporating audit planning, managing the year-end and internal audits impacting finance and resolution of audit issues. This includes review and challenge of audit recommendations and drafting management responses. We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent). Ideally with some post-qualified experience, either in a financial accounting role or in an audit role in practice. If you are a proactive individual, who is ambitious and keen to progress in their career this role will offer excellent training and development opportunities with the ability to progress quickly. Based in state-of-the-art, modern offices, this role also offers good benefits and work-life-balance. Please apply asap if you are interested!
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 08, 2018
Goodman Masson are working with an NHS Trust based on the outskirts of London who require a contract Clinical Systems Project Manager on a 7 month basis (extendable) to implement a Mobility Inpatient e-Noting system for them. Competitive day rate for the successful contractor. The suitable contract Clinical Systems Project Manager will have previous experience in implementing e-observation/ Mobile Inpatient e-Noting systems in to acute trusts. You will be responsible for undertaking system procurement, full Business Case development and oversee the project life cycle including configuration, implementation and deployment. If you or someone you know is immediately available and keen to undertake a long term Clinical Systems Project Manager contract please send your CV to or contact Elizabeth Fajardo on .
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 07, 2018
Goodman Masson is pleased to be working with a leading bio-medical research business to recruit their new Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Manager. This organisation works with world-renowned scientists in state-of-the-art facilities to research and develop solutions to some of the most challenging issues affecting human health. This is an excellent role for a senior FP&A specialist who is looking for an inspiring place to work where you can add real value. The Senior FP&A Manager will work with the scientific teams to provide decision support and to deliver robust budgets, forecasts and 5 year strategic plans. This will require strong business partnering skills and the ability to build accountability and understanding of finance processes across a large stakeholder group. Key responsibilities: Working with senior management and budget holders to consolidate and deliver the annual budget and five-year plan Managing the development of resource allocation and costing models that will support internal management and the needs of funders Managing the production and development of the standardised monthly reporting to budget holders, Management Team and Board Supporting Management in developing and delivering efficiency plans and ensuring value for money across the operations teams Ad hoc analyses as required Who are we looking for? A proven team player, able to work flexibly with others and contribute effectively across a broad range of activities Able to act credibly and persuade, negotiate and influence at senior level Able to demonstrate significant and creative problem-solving based on analysis of complex data and with a focus on driving value Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to engage with people at all levels of the finance team and non-finance members of staff Able to plan and prioritise work Excellent attention to detail Financial planning and analysis experience at senior level Experience of financial modelling and reporting Expert in Microsoft Excel and have a working knowledge of the other Office products A qualified accountant Desirable: Experience working with unit costs, activity information and benchmarking Experience using Agresso and developing system-based internal financial analysis and reports Experience dealing with re-charges Experience working in a diverse and complex organisation Experience of university, NHS or bio-medical research environments Experience managing or dealing with grants If you are looking for a role in a pioneering, inspiring business where you can have real impact in decision making and business direction, please apply asap.
Goodman Masson London, UK
Aug 07, 2018
An opportunity has become available for a qualified accountant to join the financial assurance team or a large, fast-growing youth charity in West London. The role of Finance Assurance Lead (FA Lead) sits within the Compliance & Quality Assurance Team, and reports directly into the Head of Compliance and Quality Assurance. The quality assurance team is a cross-departmental function that is ultimately overseen by the Director of Financial Operations. The unit is responsible for assuring programme quality and value for money, determining our partners' compliance with contractual requirements, as well as driving internal quality across the organisation. The Financial Assurance Lead is one of three leads operating within the Quality Assurance Team, with the other two overseeing Compliance Assurance and Data Assurance. The Finance Assurance Lead is primarily responsible for ensuring that accurate payments are made to partners and that these partners spend these public funds, in line with their contracts, and that they deliver value-for-money across the programme network. Key Responsibilities: Overall responsibility for the delivery of the Finance Assurance activity plan Influencing and contributing to the development of the Finance Assurance strategy and activity plans Undertake monthly payment calculations in line with contract and on time; submitting approved Purchase Orders to Finance for processing Analyse the Provider Reports and report the findings and recommendations to Partner Management and Financial Operations Identify, using agreed criteria, which Partners should be audited each season and prepare a recommended audit schedule and scope of work to the Director of Partner Management and Director of Financial Operations Work with the other Assurance Leads to identify, scope and undertake internal efficiency reviews of departments Coordinate the audit work and prepare detailed findings and recommendations for consideration. Design and own process for ensuring accuracy, reporting on performance and escalating financial risks relating to partner payments Create and implement annual financial audit calendar for reviewing partner policies and practice Define process for assessing how well partner organisations are investing unit cost payments and the resulting value for money achieved Conduct audit of partner anti-fraud and bribery policies and practices, including training standards and organisational culture Person Specification: Qualified Account with a recognised membership body Demonstrable ability and understanding in and of financial assurance, value for money and analysis Demonstrable experience and understanding of advanced audit techniques Demonstrable experience and understanding of finance Assurance protocol design and implementation Experienced in writing policies and designing operational processes Candidates from all industry backgrounds are welcome to apply.