Pontoon

Pontoon Cheshire, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Accountant, Reportting, Chester 9 Months Role is for an Accountant to join a medium sized team with responsibility for certain elements of Corporate Reporting in the UK and integrating seamlessly with the current controller and taxation structure. The role will be focussed on banking entities and will be responsible for the development of the entities in EMEA and will be responsible for construction of a regional model in line with that employed for UK taxation in GFC. The role will involve a variety of elements within the team and is expected to include elements of the following: Statutory Reporting supporting production of annual financial statements of Regulated and Statutory entities, leading the statutory process, technical discussions and tax elements of board sessions. Accounting development work, support monthly reporting cycle - including reporting pack production, various P&L, expense and balance sheet reviews Monthly controls, covering legal entity close controls, suspense account reviews, balance sheet attestation, corporate cost centre review, Subsidiary Governance and intercompany break clearance Liaising with external auditors, providing directly and managing supply of auditable support from other functions. Assist on wide variety of ad hoc tasks and projects Qualifications: Strong and consistent educational background Degree Level requirement and preferred Accounting qualification in CIMA, ACCA or ACA Skills: Microsoft office, advanced Excel including good ability on VLOOKUP, PIVOTS and EXCEL FUNCTIONS, Finance systems (preferred Oracle, SAP, CaseWare) Sound knowledge of Financial reporting and experience in statutory accounting including a working knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and FRS 101 Experience of liaising with auditors Experience of banking format accounts and financial services products General Ledger and taxation Experience Competencies: Ability to apply sound judgement, pursue goals and consistently deliver results Demonstrate ability to work in a team, while contributing individually and across other teams Ability to self-manage and prioritise Problem solve with lateral thinking to create solutions Provide effective challenge and display confidence to challenge Strong communication skills - both written and verbal. Flexibility and good negotiations skills High level of ownership and attention to detail Ability to lead and control technical debate Ability to understand group accounting, consolidation and impacts of restructuring ac If you wish to apply for the above position, please call me on or email on Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 24 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specializing in improving an organization's talent. We manage the contingent workforce and statement of work resources on behalf of our clients, as well as source and recruit direct hires. Pontoon's approach results in significant cost savings and revenue improvement, increased worker quality, workforce insight and greater regulatory compliance. A division of Adecco with operations in nearly 100 countries and with more than 1,500 colleagues worldwide, the Jacksonville, Florida-based organization delivers solutions to more than 150 industry-leading companies.
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Contract
Security Design Engineer (Anti-Malware Architecture) Manchester 6 months £525 per day Security Design Engineer required to provide support to multiple projects in the projection of both High Level and detailed Low Level technical Anti-Malware designs. For this specific role..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Contract
Security Design Engineer (Anti-Malware Architecture) London 6 months £575 per day Security Design Engineer required to provide support to multiple projects in the projection of both High Level and detailed Low Level technical Anti-Malware designs. For this specific role..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Job Title - ServiceNow Developer Location: UK Wide Who you'll be working with Capgemini are looking for a ServiceNow Developer to join our Service Integration (SI) Consulting team. As our market share in SI continues to rise, we are widening our service offerings with innovative extensions to currently recognised SI solutions and have received recognition by likes of Gartner, Forrester etc, for our collaborative/innovative approach to making SI a success within our clients. This is a great opportunity to join one of the market leaders in SI, where you will be at the fore-front of the company's development as it designs and executes significant ServiceNow programmes within our client's organisations. The capabilities you'll have, or will develop working within Capgemini will allow you too: Utilise our proven business change approach for implementing ServiceNow, you will use techniques like Agile/Scrum and Waterfall to understand the ServiceNow requirement and be able to work collaboratively with clients and other 3rd parties to deliver the requirement to enable the required business benefits. You will be able to lead ServiceNow workshops and work streams as needed and work either on your own or within a larger programme team. Ideally you will already have some exposure to Service Integration (or SIAM) and have advised on or implemented ServiceNow projects in a client setting. All of our clients demand the highest levels of professionalism and advice and it will be incumbent upon you to live up to this expectation, furthering our global reputation as a major brand within the IT Services industry. We are looking for people who have experience working with CXOs and their 1st or 2nd level leadership teams. If you want to be part of one of the fastest growing IT offerings, with a global leader in the field, get in touch we want to work with you. The focus of your role Predominately you will act as the design and implementation lead within a consulting or delivery structure for our clients. You will be expected to have excellent stakeholder management skills and be viewed as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the SI Consulting Practice. What you'll do Design, configurations, customisations and implementations based upon the ServiceNow platform. e.g. Configuration Management, Portal, Release Management. Create integrations with other business management systems using APIs, web-services, SOAP, REST, MIDSERVER, Import Tables, etc. Develop and implement automation and orchestration within ServiceNow SME contact for overall ServiceNow design and functionality; have a very good understanding of how hardware, integrations, database and all other ServiceNow applications are related and dependency impacts of any changes or updates Be familiar with ITIL process design and concepts What you'll bring 3+ years of experience designing, implementing and supporting complex implementations in a large-scale enterprise (preferred) ServiceNow environment 3+ years of proven software development background, including design, configuration, customisation and implementation based upon the ServiceNow platform, e.g. Configuration Management, Portal, Release Management, … utilising JavaScript and UX/UI Development methodologies Design and development experience of core service management processes and reporting, aligned to the ServiceNow IT service management tool suite. Understanding and working knowledge of Software as a Service and associated benefits ITIL Qualifications ServiceNow Certifications Knowledge of other IT service management tool suites, such as those provided by BMC, HP and IBM Tivoli. The jobholder will be required to undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required commensurate with their grade and position in the Company. Completely mobile and flexible within the UK as required. What we'll offer you Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It's all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you. Why we're different At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that's as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too. Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, family or care responsibilities, gender and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (which includes colour, caste, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sexual orientation, social or educational background. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs. To apply directly or for any queries regarding the role, please email
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Job Title - ServiceNow Architect Location: UK Wide Who you'll be working with Capgemini are looking for a ServiceNow Architect to join our Service Integration (SI) Consulting team. As our market share in SI continues to rise, we are widening our service offerings with innovative extensions to currently recognised SI solutions and have received recognition by likes of Gartner, Forrester etc, for our collaborative/innovative approach to making SI a success within our clients. This is a great opportunity to join one of the market leaders in SI, where you will be at the fore-front of the company's development as it designs and executes significant ServiceNow programmes within our client's organisation. The capabilities you'll have, or develop working within Capgemini will allow you too: Utilise our proven business change approach for implementing ServiceNow, you will use techniques like Service Maturity Assessment and requirements gathering to quickly capture the ServiceNow requirement and be able to articulate the business benefits with clients, either in a pre-sales setting or during transition and transformation phases. You will be able to lead ServiceNow workshops and work streams as needed and work either on your own or within a larger programme team. Ideally you will already have some exposure to Service Integration (or SIAM) and have advised on or implemented ServiceNow projects in a large client setting. All of our clients demand the highest levels of professionalism and advice and it will be incumbent upon you to live up to this expectation, furthering our global reputation as a major brand within the IT Services industry. We are looking for people who have experience working with CXOs and their 1st or 2nd level leadership teams. If you want to be part of one of the fastest growing IT offerings, with a global leader in the field, get in touch we want to work with you. The focus of your role Predominately you will act as the design and implementation lead within a consulting structure for our clients. You will be expected to have excellent stakeholder management skills and be viewed as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the SI Consulting Practice. What you'll do ServiceNow Programme Management Be a technical architect for all ServiceNow related solutions, including understanding and documenting the full Capgemini ServiceNow architecture solution Primary point of contact for overall ServiceNow architecture and functionality; have a full understanding of how hardware, integrations, database and all other ServiceNow applications are related and dependency impacts of any changes or updates Be familiar with ITIL process design and concepts What you'll bring 5+ years of experience architecting, building, and supporting complex implementations in a large-scale enterprise ServiceNow environment Design and development experience of core service management processes and reporting, aligned to the ServiceNow IT service management tool suite. ITIL Qualifications Knowledge of other IT service management tool suites, such as those provided by BMC, HP and IBM Tivoli. The jobholder will be required to undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required commensurate with their grade and position in the Company. What we'll offer you Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It's all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you. Why we're different At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-ground breaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that's as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too. Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, family or care responsibilities, gender and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (which includes colour, caste, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sexual orientation, social or educational background. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs. To be swiftly considered and contacted - please email
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Contract
Pricing Actuary - London or Hove based - £Highly Attractive Rates We currently have an opening for an experienced Actuary to develop and deliver pricing strategies and experience investigations and assumptions setting and methodology to enable Group Protection to meet its business goals Principal Accountabilities: Pricing/Profitability: Develop and deliver pricing strategies, for new and existing products and features, that enable growth in market share, whilst maintaining required levels of profitability and return on capital, all in line with the Treating Customers Fairly policy. Within this: Understand portfolio risk and profitability by varying segments Keep in touch with market and pricing science developments, to consider where new techniques may add value Ensure system, process and proposition developments are consistent with strategy. Experience & Assumption setting: Develop, interpret and manage regular demographic and financial experience investigations, feeding the results into pricing strategy and assumption setting for financial reporting exercises. Risk: Identify and document risks relating to the Group Protection existing portfolio and new business, whilst monitoring and reporting on the risk profile in line with our clients risk policy. Data integrity: Implement monitoring and controls to ensure appropriate levels of policy and accounting data integrity for actuarial reporting. Seek improvements to data quality, by contributing to system developments and by working with internal & external customers. General business support: Provide ad hoc actuarial support as required to support the WHP business and wider onward relationships. Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills: Qualified actuary Understanding of actuarial techniques for analysing experience Ability to analyse, interpret data and present conclusions in non-technical language Knowledge of protection products and preferably group risk products Commercial attitude and good inter-personal skills Appreciation of how assumption and pricing recommendations will impact core financial metrics Balances strategic goals with immediate priorities, setting clear targets to achieve progress against both Takes ownership, delivers with drive & enthusiasm, deals with change in stride Strong people-management skills Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Adecco is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer
Pontoon Warwick, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Role: Management Accountant - Entity Analyst Location: Warwick Contract length: 6 Months Job Purpose Providing detailed analysis for the entity and functional Financial Reporting with accuracy, integrity and completeness Co-ordinating the delivery of a high quality draft forecasts for entities and functions Drafting of insight and commentary to the Entity / Functional leaderships Key Accountabilities Running integrity and accuracy checks on entity/ functional financial numbers Co-ordinating and preparing key financial inputs for Financial Reporting Meetings Co-ordinating and preparing key financial inputs for entity/ functional requirements Building strong relationships with entity/ functional managers, acting as an advisor to and facilitator between the business and finance teams and providing adhoc analysis Providing financial analysis and preparation of draft QRF Providing first level analysis and review of financial reports Providing first draft narrative to accompany financial reports Work with the wider finance and business services teams in the investigation and resolution of issues Technical/Specialist Skills and Experience Reporting financial information - Skilled Accounting and reporting pronouncements - Skilled Governance, risk and internal control frameworks - Skilled Control framework assessment and assurance - Skilled Financial modelling - Skilled Planning, forecasting and budgeting - Advanced Transaction and close process management - Advanced Financial risk management - Foundation Qualifications Qualified accountant -industry experience.
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 15, 2018
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*** DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer (Scala) -London - Contract*** DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer (Scala) London Financial Services 6 Month Rolling Contract £Very Competitive Job Description If you are committed to change and like a challenge..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Gloucestershire, UK
Oct 15, 2018
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Security Design Engineer (Anti-Malware Architecture) Gloucester 6 months £525 per day Security Design Engineer required to provide support to multiple projects in the projection of both High Level and detailed Low Level technical Anti-Malware designs. For this specific role..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Contract
Service Desk Technician Manchester 12months My high profile banking client are currently recruiting for a number of First line Service desktop support technicians to work in their Manchester based office on a 12month contract with the potential to extend. Candidates must be Flexible in working hours..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Oct 15, 2018
Contract
1st Line Support Manchester 12months My high profile banking client are currently recruiting for a number of First line Service desktop support technicians to work in their Manchester based office on a 12 month contract with the potential to extend. Candidates must be Flexibility in working hours..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Staffordshire, UK
Oct 14, 2018
You will be expected to: Responsible for providing a full consultative recruitment service to the Client's line managers with regards to the recruitment industry, market trends, and market legislation. Release job requests received from the Client to an approved list of suppliers Receive and screen CVs and forward CVs to Client in a timely manner. Manage receipt and forwarding of feedback between managers and suppliers. Manage interviews between manager and suppliers. Offer successful candidates when required and negotiate acceptable pay rates between manager & supplier. Ensure that all relevant finance, costing and referencing information is obtained before commencement of assignments Responsible for high touch customer service to the Client's line managers, following problem resolution through to completion. Report any non-compliance issues to the Program Manager Become a super user of all client systems ensuring that you understand the functionality of the system Ensure that all tasks are completed to the agreed client requirements and in line with agreed Service Level Agreement (SLA) targets. Assist in the compilation of management information by providing accurate and up to date information when requested. Proactively review and monitor processes/procedures from time to time, and with management approval, suggest and implement improvements were possible. Champion the teams vision by upholding the required standards of behaviour and attitude Create and develop effective working relationships with key internal and external customers and suppliers including the participation in monthly review meetings with the On-site Teams Adopt & demonstrate the company's core values in the delivery of a customer-centric service. Maintain high levels of Customer Satisfaction Survey feedback Ensure timely resolution of queries/escalations Build strong relationships with 3rdparty agency suppliers, Adecco brands and Pontoon onsite teams Evaluate suppliers performance against contractual agreement On-board suppliers Search and find additional suppliers Directs Time sheet chasing Revisions Extensions VMS actions Supplier escalations 100% client external relationship Audit suppliers LRTW You will need to display the following personal attributes to succeed in the role: Effective communications skills Methodical, meticulous, and able to pay attention to fine detail Customer service orientation Effective and sympathetic query resolution Assertive telephone manner Time management with the ability to work to deadlines and under pressure Ability to influence events rather than passively accept them Ability to identify necessary change and improvement We will require you to have experience of: Complete knowledge of all aspects of the service including but not limited to processes, policies, SLA, business/client requirements HR Policies. MS Excel, MI reporting Company structure and authorization levels Company systems and applications including but not limited to People fluent, Field Glass Bond Adapt Experience within customer services in a recruitment environment We would prefer you to have knowledge of: Education to GCSE standard Administration background Recruitment industry knowledge
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 14, 2018
Client Service - Prime brokerage One of our large Financial client Bank of America is currently looking for an experienced Client Service Analyst - Prime brokerage We are looking to recruit an individual to the team who has the required skill set to handle client queries from predominantly a Prime Brokerage base. The successful applicant must ensure a high level of Client Service is provided to both internal and external clients, whilst complying with internal procedures, controls and regulatory requirements. The EMEA Client Service Team cover queries from Administrators of EMEA covered clients from the Prime Brokerage and Swap client base. We also work directly with a variety of key clients in this space to ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner. The successful candidate must be on hand to offer premium Client Service and provide assistance with Client queries and assist with the relationships between our Clients and Core Operations groups. Having a general understanding of market developments is key and an understanding of Prime Brokerage would be a positive aspect for this role. Key focus areas: Building and maintaining strong Client Relationships for new and existing Clients. Act as point of contact for Administrators and Clients. Managing Administrator and Client's expectations by communicating with them as appropriate on the telephone and/ or email. Manage high volume of queries and multi-task to ensure all queries are actioned and resolved in a timely manner. Work in close collaboration with business partners such as Product, Sales, Relationship Management, Technology, Operational teams. Support management in the delivery of Operational Strategies and direction for the Client Service team. Ability to analyse Business situations and resolve asks with multiple parties within the Operations Business. Identify process gaps and build robust and scalable solutions to resolve them. Comply with all policies and procedures and monitor transactions in line with related legal documentation Skills and qualifications will ideally include: Degree Level qualification Client Services Prime Brokerage Excellent communications skills and ability to present to an audience Understanding of the dynamics of the client base that will be covered. Ability to build strong rapport with clients / Administrators Coordinate activity between Client / Administrator and Operations Respond to Client / Administrator inquiries and any exception processing Ability to work under pressure in a team environment potentially managing multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously Ability to liaise with all levels of the firm and people with different experiences and backgrounds. Show a high level of commitment and professional work ethic Excellent time and priority management skills Be able to demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving Proficient computer skills
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 14, 2018
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Financial Controller- Investment Management Major Custodial Bank is looking to appoint an experienced Financial Controller to its team on an interim basis. The role will focus on a broad range of EMEA initiatives Description Point contact to the IM EMEA ExCo members with any matters related to..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 14, 2018
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Financial Data Analyst, Investment Management Major Custodial Bank is looking to appoint an experienced Financial Analyst to its team on an interim basis. The role will focus on a broad range of EMEA initiatives R eporting into the Investment Management EMEA Controller..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Oct 14, 2018
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Checkpoint Firewall Engineer (Banking / 12 months) West Yorkshire 12 months £360 per day Check Point Firewall Engineer required to support Firewall Services team on Technology Resilience Programme activities. We're interested in candidates with experience in: ..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 14, 2018
HR Administrator - Investment Banking London 5 MONTH CONTRACT £ competitive Our high profile Banking client currently has an opportunity for a HR Administrator to work in their offices based in London. The primary responsibility for this position is to provide administrative HR support to the EMEA HR Advisory team. Focus on service delivery in respect of day to day HR activities and initiatives. Responsibilities Provide general HR administrative support for Investment Management and EMEA businesses. Be the liaison between HR benefits group and HR operations. Respond to employee and managers general HR questions, advising on policy and processes. Understand and anticipate client needs Assist with new HR policies, systems and procedures implementation for IM EMEA businesses Support calendar driven annual processes ie; performance management, annual compensation, Work with HR colleagues in respect of corporate Initiatives and projects as required. Skills required Experience in HR role preferred Strong analytical skills and Excel literacy Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks, reprioritizing as required Strong attention to detail Actively seeks information to understand client, problems, expectations and needs Works collaboratively with others, sharing best practices and knowledge Develops expertise and delivers process excellence Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specializing in improving an organization's talent. We manage the contingent workforce and statement of work resources on behalf of our clients, as well as source and recruit direct hires. Pontoon's approach results in significant cost savings and revenue improvement, increased worker quality, workforce insight and greater regulatory compliance. A division of Adecco with operations in nearly 100 countries and with more than 1,500 colleagues worldwide, the Jacksonville, Florida-based organization delivers solutions to more than 150 industry-leading companies.
Pontoon London, UK
Oct 14, 2018
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Credit Risk Project Manager -Tier 1 Investment Bank , Canary Wharf, London - 6 Months My client, a Tier 1 Investment Bank, require an experienced Project Manager, with a wealth of Credit Risk understanding and experience, to join their team in Canary Wharf. This role will be working on an initial 6 month..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Warwick, UK
Oct 14, 2018
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Role: Management Accountant - Entity Analyst Location: Warwick Contract length: 6 months Job Purpose Providing detailed analysis for the entity and functional Financial Reporting with accuracy, integrity and completeness Co-ordinating the delivery of a high quality draft forecasts for entities and functions Drafting of insight and commentary to the Entity/Functional leaderships Key Accountabilities Running integrity and accuracy checks on entity/functional financial numbers Co-ordinating and preparing key financial inputs for Financial Reporting Meetings Co-ordinating and preparing key financial inputs for entity/functional requirements Building strong relationships with entity/functional managers, acting as an advisor to and facilitator between the business and finance teams and providing adhoc analysis Providing financial analysis and preparation of draft QRF Providing first level analysis and review of financial reports Providing first draft narrative to accompany financial reports Work with the wider finance and business services teams in the investigation and resolution of issues Technical/Specialist Skills and Experience Reporting financial information - Skilled Accounting and reporting pronouncements - Skilled Governance, risk and internal control frameworks - Skilled Control framework assessment and assurance - Skilled Financial modelling - Skilled Planning, forecasting and budgeting - Advanced Transaction and close process management - Advanced Financial risk management - Foundation Qualifications Qualified accountant -industry experience.
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Oct 14, 2018
Contract
1st Line Support Technician Manchester 12months My high profile banking client are currently recruiting for a number of First line Service desktop support technicians to work in their Manchester based office on a 12month contract with the potential to extend. Candidates must be Flexibility in working hours..... click apply for full job details