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Pontoon Poole, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Contract
Banking Administrator - Security Services ** Banking Administrator, Global Asset Management Bank, Poole- 6 months** Provides quality client service and support to internal clients and occasionally external clients on a daily basis, including phone interaction, problem resolution and account transaction processing in a..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Welwyn Garden City, UK
Aug 16, 2018
*** Senior UX Designer - Welwyn Garden City - Contract*** Senior UX Designer Welwyn Garden City 6 Month rolling Contract £Very Competitive pwd We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior UX Designer, with several years experience as a practitioner in UX design, to join a new team based in Welwyn Garden City on a contract basis. Key responsibilities and measures: * Creating and delivering user centred, insight driven and compelling brand experiences, with a retail focus, that are coherent throughout the end to end customer journey. Producing experience designs and artefacts required for a digital Product/s to agreed time frames, success criteria, quality standards and digital design/brand language patterns that are appropriate for all customer and colleague interactions. * Helping to shape the experience design vision for key pieces of the user experience flow, taking advantage of what is possible from the device capability and emerging usability patterns from leading popular user experiences. * UX design activities and deliverables you will work on include but are not limited to: defining and documenting the information architecture, evaluating existing systems and processes, creating data models, taxonomies and ontologies, data-flows, journey maps, concept sketches, wireframes, storyboards, simple prototypes and detailed interaction specifications. * Coaching junior members of the team and supporting the Lead Experience Design manager. Contributing to the advancement of best practices in UX design by sharing knowledge, insights and refined processes. * Collaborating with your product team, the wider design teams, global insights and analytics teams and stakeholders to understand the user needs, motivations, behaviours and performance measures relevant to your product portfolio, to inform and validate your designs. * Communicating and clarifying UX design specifications with your product team and the wider design teams. Also, helping to validate and monitor quality implementation of design deliverables and identify and communicate opportunities for excellence within a product. * This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a close-knit team, is well organized, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first. * Reports to the Experience Design Manager Key Skills and Experience You'll need to have demonstrated experience of: * Understanding and practice of a wide variety of customer led design practices. * Expertise in research, conceptual design, prototyping, detailed design, usability testing, and implementation. * Creation of a range of UX deliverables including sketching, journey mapping, flows, scamps, wireframes, and simple prototypes, using a variety of design tools such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure and similar. * Experience of working with Design Researchers to plan and execute qualitative and quantitative research projects and the use of data and insight to evolve understanding of customer behaviour and product decisions. * Working effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and understanding how to contribute to all phases of the product development lifecycle. * Experience of designing experiences across multiple platforms and devices, including Apps and Web and arm's length interfaces. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills - you must be able to articulate complex concepts to a diverse audience. * Follow a customer centric and insights driven iterative design approach. With a portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centred design solutions. * Proven ability working in a fast paced product based e-commerce environment, ideally retail. In an agile way, using a product discovery and delivery approach to product development. * Experience with data analytics and optimization tools such as Omniture, Test and Target, and an understanding of AB and MV testing would be a bonus. * While a formal degree is not a requirement, we expect a solid understanding of the various UX design disciplines and the underlying theory in areas of interaction design, usability, psychology, visual and information design, and human factors. Personal * Friendly, flexible with ability to plan and organise, responsiveness, creativity, self-starter * Able to build solid working relationships with peers and senior leadership * Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation.
Pontoon Welwyn Garden City, UK
Aug 16, 2018
***Senior UI Designer - Contract - Welwyn Garden City *** Senior UI Designer (This is a Senior UI designer not UX designer role) Welwyn Garden City 6 Month rolling Contract £Very Competitive pwd We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior UI Designer, with several years experience as a practitioner in UX design, to join a new team based in Welwyn Garden City on a contract basis. Key responsibilities and measures: * Creation of a range of user-centred, insight driven and compelling brand experiences, retail focussed, that are coherent throughout the end to end customer journey. Producing UI designs and artefacts required for a digital product/s to agreed time frames, success criteria and quality standards. * Be a brand guardian - establishing and evolving our design standards and patterns that are appropriate for all customer and colleague interactions and provide a coherent and compelling on brand experience. * Contributing to the advancement of best practices in UI design by sharing knowledge, insights and refined processes. * Collaborating with your product team, the wider design team, global insights and analytics teams and stakeholders to understand the customer needs, motivations, behaviours and performance measures relevant to your product, to inform and validate your UI designs. * Communicating and clarifying UI design specifications with your product team and sider design teams. Also, helping to validate and monitor quality implementation of design deliverables and identify and communicate opportunities for excellence within a product. * This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a close-knit team, is well organized, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first. * Reports to the Lead Experience Design Manager for the In Store shopping Experience in the Technology Product Group. Key Skills and Experience You'll need to have demonstrated experience of: * Understanding and practice of a wide variety of customer led design practices. * Expert practitioner in conceptual UI design, prototyping, pixel perfect detailed design and implementation using a variety of design tools such as Sketch and the Adobe CC suite. With extensive experience in designing user interfaces for complex native applications, responsive web, and ideally arm's length screens. * Experience of utilising and evolving a digital design language whilst maintaining high brand standards to deliver a coherent and compelling on brand experience. * Follow a customer centric and insights driven iterative design approach. With a portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centred UI design solutions. * Proven ability working in a fast paced product based e-commerce environment, ideally retail. In an agile way, using a product discovery and delivery approach to product development. * Working effectively with multi-disciplinary product teams and understanding how to contribute to all phases of the product development lifecycle. * Follow a customer centric and insights driven iterative design approach. With a portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centred design solutions. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills - you must be able to articulate complex concepts to a diverse audience. * A good understanding of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript * While a formal degree is not a requirement, we expect a solid understanding of the various UI design disciplines and the underlying theory in areas of interaction design, usability, psychology, visual and information design, and human factors.
Pontoon Burbage, Hinckley LE10, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Network Design Analyst £30,922 - £36,379 plus benefits Permanent Hinckley If you are a proven Analyst with project management experience, then we want to hear from you. This is a great development opportunity for someone who's hard working, eager to learn, enjoys problem solving and working as part of a team. What you'll be doing This is a delivery-focused role within the Network Design department, working within a team of analysts you will be responsible for creating future design models with a long-term horizon, making investment decisions, supporting the extension of systems. You will focus on developing our people, driving efficiency and improving safety & delivery output for our customers. The role also involves: Contribute to managing a team to ensure the distribution network has the physical capacity to safely deliver to meet our obligations Contribute to managing a team to identify policy and condition mains replacement in line with strategy and identifying annual replacement requirements for a rolling 10 year period Contribute to managing a team to set up a design (e.g. network analysis) centre of excellence to enable strategic investment decisions to be made Contribute for providing a network analysis service to support other business processes, as required (incl: non-standard connections, diversions, NROs, online inspections, out of hours support) for a nominated geographical area Contribute to managing the network including building, reviewing, updating with latest demand forecasts and validating Undertakes >7bar network analysis including building, reviewing, updating with latest demand forecasts, validating and the OPR Contribute to the provision of (Network Strategy's role in) nonstandard exit connections process (including GTs, UIPs and 3rd parties) including quotations, validations and scheme design Contribute to managing a team to ensure that Network Strategy appropriate contributes to achieving the desired standards of service and customer satisfaction scores Contribute to managing the provision of (Network Strategy's role in nonstandard entry connections process, including capacity checks, quotations, scheme designs and network entry agreements Participates in the process of agreeing Delivery Performance objectives, identifying development plans and monitoring staff progress against targets to the timescales set by the business What you'll bring Keen attention to detail with an eye on the environmental impact of the decisions we make as a business. Strong influencing skills in relation to stakeholder management Proficient use and knowledge of systems and analytical tools (Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. 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 an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.
Pontoon London, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Technology Risk Manager, Audit, IT Risk, Business Control Tier One Investment Bank is looking to appoint an experienced Risk Manger to support Technology risk management for the Application Support and the Development and Testing across EMEA and Globally for the businesses mainframe. Within the scope of the role is Issue..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Infrastructure Project Manager Interviews: ASAP Start: ASAP will wait for notice periods of up to 4 weeks Salary & Benefits: Day Rate Key Skills Required: * Proven Infrastructure project delivery experience within a banking client * A background within Regulatory projects are preferred but general..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Nottingham, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Contract
Project Buyer - We are looking for a Senior Buyer to work in conjunction with the selected vendor who will implement a CRM system for Our Client, working with colleagues in Bath and Nottingham. The role can be based in Bath or Nottingham and regular travel will be required between the two locations. You will be leading the project working with internal stakeholders and potential suppliers. Procurement support (process and documentation) will be provided by theProcurement team in Nottingham, but the project stakeholders will be our client employees in Bath. Our Client don't have a Procurement function, so the successful applicant will need to have a considerable amount of experience in delivering projects, which includes the project management of the activity to the point of successful implementation. Project Buyers Responsibilities? Creating and gaining approval for the project plan Negotiate with suppliers ensuring the lowest total cost of acquisition Working with the legal team where required, negotiation of the contract terms Facilitating meetings with key suppliers and business stakeholders and influencing behaviours as required Adherence to Procurement best practice Work the finance team to ensuring budgetary approval is in place and good governance is maintained Prepare tender documentation including RFP Include the selection of a CRM vendor software package and associated Systems implementation partner Define the end to end RFP process, templates and assessment approach, including o A gap fit analysis of the vendor and client requirements An associated commercial analysis and negotiation process for the selection Experience assembling scoring assessment models for RFPs preferred but not essential Provide regular progress updates to the key stakeholders and obtain support for mitigation of risks and issues So, what are we looking for? We're looking for a passionate individual who is dedicated to developing themselves and getting the best out of our suppliers, and this would be a great role for an existing Buyer to enhance their skills and broaden their exposure across a global organisation. We are looking for the following: Proven experience of working as a Buyer, preferably in a fast-paced organisation where driving innovation and being first to market is a priority Experience buying across different categories/industries would be an advantage Negotiation skills and business acumen Ability to analyse numerical and non-numerical data Proven project management skills Ability to lead and influence relationships, internally and externally, at all levels Strong administration skills and commercial awareness Time management - ability to manage own time and priorities Ability to work with limited guidance and able to respond to changing business needs. Commercial law - good understanding of contractual law, including risks and drafting experience It's a bonus if you're CIPS qualified or have experience of Oracle, Ariba and SharePoint, but training will be provided Is this the role you've been waiting for? We look forward to your application.
Pontoon Poole, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Banking Administrator - Security Services ** Banking Administrator, Global Asset Management Bank, Poole- 6 months** Provides quality client service and support to internal clients and occasionally external clients on a daily basis, including phone interaction, problem resolution and account transaction processing in a timely manner. Under direct supervision, performs routine operational tasks in a product or functional area, processing updates to client accounts or company records and ensuring that data is feeding into the right system. Enters data, keying information from checks, interpreting payee information and transcribing into on-line system. Executes all correspondent requisites in a timely and accurate manner with an understanding of the underlying business and specific client needs. Responds to client inquiries, escalating non-standard issues to a Team Lead. Communicates with an external third party to research inquiries. Accurately opens and updates accounts or company records. Works closely with technology and systems teams to ensure the system is efficient and incorporates any necessary risk mitigations. Provides product knowledge, market nuances and requirements and technical assistance, as necessary. Responsible for the quality and completion of own work. High school/secondary school or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 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. Adecco is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Contract
Senior Team Administrator/PA Manchester 6months ASAP Start My high profile banking Client is currently recruiting for a Senior Team Administrator to work in their Manchester Office for an initial 6 month contract. From the moment you join our team, you will be immersed into the workplace, helping and contributing to the delivery of real differences and real benefits supporting the organisation and our clients. You will be able to learn, grow and excel alongside some of our most experienced business change and development people within the organisation. The role: No 2 days will be the same, You will be a valued member and the main point of contact for teams in the UK and Abroad who seek or need advise around Governance and procurement. You will also support the Hiring manager and other Senior Managers with day to day Admin where by good planning and organisational skills will be required. Duties include but are not limited to, Diary management, Travel and Expenses advise and management, Events management including room bookings, technology organisation, arranging Video Conferences, General Admin tasks. We need someone who will Feel confident in holding colleagues to deadlines and challenging when appropriate. Have patience be resilient and understanding of others and their needs. Suggest, own and deliver enhancements to our ways of working with the support from your team. Be self motivation Have a passion for organisation and delivery. Be enthusiastic about your brand and strive to constantly learn and improve. Be capable, confident and flexible, no two days are the same. Essential skills and experience Microsoft Office knowledge, specifically excel and Powerpoint. Strong Senior Stakeholder Management Proven Communication Skills, both written and oral. Excellent customer service skills Research skills - Ability to identify process improvements Attention to detail. Proven experience of people organisation Nice to have: Confluence and Sharepoint knowledge In return, we will Provide you with interesting and complex problems for you to solve. Support you in building a career path specifically for you. Only suitable candidates need apply. If you have not received a response within a 48 hour period, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Pontoon Bath, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Contract
Project Buyer We are looking for a Senior Buyer to work in conjunction with the selected vendor who will implement a CRM system for Our Client, working with colleagues in Bath and Nottingham. The role can be based in Bath or Nottingham and regular travel will be required between the two locations. You will be leading the project working with internal stakeholders and potential suppliers. Procurement support (process and documentation) will be provided by the Experian Procurement team in Nottingham, but the project stakeholders will be our client employees in Bath. Our Client don't have a Procurement function, so the successful applicant will need to have a considerable amount Of experience in delivering projects, which includes the project management of the activity to the point of successful implementation. Project Buyers Responsibilities? Creating and gaining approval for the project plan Negotiate with suppliers ensuring the lowest total cost of acquisition Working with the legal team where required, negotiation of the contract terms Facilitating meetings with key suppliers and business stakeholders and influencing behaviours as required Adherence to Procurement best practice Work the finance team to ensuring budgetary approval is in place and good governance is maintained Prepare tender documentation including RFP Include the selection of a CRM vendor software package and associated Systems implementation partner Define the end to end RFP process, templates and assessment approach, including o A gap fit analysis of the vendor and client requirements An associated commercial analysis and negotiation process for the selection Experience assembling scoring assessment models for RFPs preferred but not essential Provide regular progress updates to the key stakeholders and obtain support for mitigation of risks and issues So, what are we looking for? We're looking for a passionate individual who is dedicated to developing themselves and getting the best out of our suppliers, and this would be a great role for an existing Buyer to enhance their skills and broaden their exposure across a global organisation. We are looking for the following: Proven experience of working as a Buyer, preferably in a fast-paced organisation where driving innovation and being first to market is a priority Experience buying across different categories/industries would be an advantage Negotiation skills and business acumen Ability to analyse numerical and non-numerical data Proven project management skills Ability to lead and influence relationships, internally and externally, at all levels Strong administration skills and commercial awareness Time management - ability to manage own time and priorities Ability to work with limited guidance and able to respond to changing business needs. Commercial law - good understanding of contractual law, including risks and drafting experience It's a bonus if you're CIPS qualified or have experience of Oracle, Ariba and SharePoint, but training will be provided Is this the role you've been waiting for? We look forward to your application.
Pontoon Manchester Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Contract
Senior Team Administrator/PA Manchester 6months ASAP Start My high profile banking Client is currently recruiting for a Senior Team Administrator to work in their Manchester Office for an initial 6 month contract. From the moment you join our team, you will be immersed into the workplace, helping and contributing to the delivery of real differences and real benefits supporting the organisation and our clients. You will be able to learn, grow and excel alongside some of our most experienced business change and development people within the organisation. The role: No 2 days will be the same, You will be a valued member and the main point of contact for teams in the UK and Abroad who seek or need advise around Governance and procurement. You will also support the Hiring manager and other Senior Managers with day to day Admin where by good planning and organisational skills will be required. Duties include but are not limited to, Diary management, Travel and Expenses advise and management, Events management including room bookings, technology organisation, arranging Video Conferences, General Admin tasks. We need someone who will Feel confident in holding colleagues to deadlines and challenging when appropriate. Have patience be resilient and understanding of others and their needs. Suggest, own and deliver enhancements to our ways of working with the support from your team. Be self motivation Have a passion for organisation and delivery. Be enthusiastic about your brand and strive to constantly learn and improve. Be capable, confident and flexible, no two days are the same. Essential skills and experience Microsoft Office knowledge, specifically excel and Powerpoint. Strong Senior Stakeholder Management Proven Communication Skills, both written and oral. Excellent customer service skills Research skills - Ability to identify process improvements Attention to detail. Proven experience of people organisation Nice to have: Confluence and Sharepoint knowledge In return, we will Provide you with interesting and complex problems for you to solve. Support you in building a career path specifically for you. Only suitable candidates need apply. If you have not received a response within a 48 hour period, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Pontoon Warwick, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Job Purpose: As part of a vital and high profile team delivering security of supply for Great Britain, you will support the delivery of major system changes to reflect developments in Electicity Market Regulation legislation. This role is critical to ensure that we remain compliant in our role as EMR Delivery Body and that our customers have high levels of satisfaction with our EMR systems. As part of the Role you will liaise closely with external stakeholders including BEIS, Ofgem and ESC as well as a wide range of internal stakeholders. Key Accountabilities: Develop a solid understanding of the Rules and Electricity Capacity Regulations, including how changes to the legislation impact on system change Develop a strong understanding of business processes relating to system change and translate these into detailed system requirements Act as Subject Matter Expert to support implementation of system changes Understand and advise on the business's longer term system requirements Identify and manage risks associated with major system changes Liaise closely with external stakeholders, including BEIS, OFGEM, ESC & EMRS. This includes understanding the impact of regulatory change on their processes and systems Ensure all system changes are integrated into EMR's wider change management process Produce & present regular progress reports to senior management Knowledge & Experience Required: Experience of defining system requirements within a regulated environment Experience of supporting the implementation of large scale system change Experience of developing system and business process road maps Experience of dealing effectively with customers and regulatory bodies to resolve issues Strong organisational skills - Ability to coordinate resources and manage workload in order to deliver within tight deadlines. Good Influencing and negotiation skills Good communication skills, both written and verbal, with internal and external parties Desirable : Good understanding of the electricity and/or gas industry structures Knowledge of the industry codes, licenses, the EMR "Rules and Regulations" and associated governance structures Qualifications Required: Educated to degree level or equivalent or the ability to demonstrate appropriate levels of job experience Core Business/Foundation Skills (for assessment purposes) : Project Management Change Management Regulatory Understanding
Pontoon Warwick, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Support Analyst We are looking for an supporting Analyst to provide Analytical support on a large scale change project which involves implementing a system update / change due to forth coming regulatory change. The role involves all aspects of analytical; support and the ideal candidate will need to be comfortable using Microsoft Office and be comfortable with learning and using new systems. A good eye for detail will be very important as this person will be seen as some that can provide clarity on existing rules and regulations being worked towards within this business Area. The role Will also involves aspects of UAT Testing so experience of this will be beneficial. Also the ability to work with data will be needed Day to day responsibilities Support with making changes IT systems Managing Enquiries tracker and producing reports Updating legal report General Admin Arranging and scheduling meetings Providing Analytical support and managing data UAT Testing Looking at test scripts Experience Good IT data Background Experience working on systems and ability to learn new systems Either regulatory experience or ability to learn specific electricity regulations Strong communications experience as will need to laise with other team members and stakeholders in regards to rules and regulations and system changes Attention to detail Background Utilities would be beneficial but not essential IT / Analytical background
Pontoon Solihull, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Contract
HSE Specialist Solihull 12 months Pontoon and Ajilon have 2 brilliant opportunities to join one of the UK's leading Utility Companies as a specialist HSE advisor. This role is really looking for somebody who can provide assurances across their management systems and business tools to do with areas such as Occupational Health and Well-being within a more corporate environment. What I'm looking for: NEBOSH certificate required - Diploma desirable Excellent stakeholder management skills Good understanding of management systems CORE SHE knowledge Experience in Energy or Utilities is also desirable A full job spec will be available at a later stage however please click the apply now button if this is of interest to you!
Pontoon London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Client Migration Administrator - Global Asset Management Bank - London - 3 months initial My client, a Global Asset Management Bank, require a Client Migration Administrator, to join their team in London. This role will be based at their Canary Wharf office, on an initial 3 month contract. Responsibilities:..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Regulatory Change Project Manager - Equity Derivatives London 12 Month Perm Contract Our leading Financial Services client Bank of America Merrill Lynch is currently seeking to recruit a Regulatory Change PM/BA to work in the offices based in London Job Description Providing PM and BA support on key Regulatory Projects in the Equity Derivatives / Equity Swaps space as part of the Equities MO Change Management team. There will be a specific focus on the CFTC, SEC and EMIR2/MIFID2 Regulatory programs, all of which have key deliverables for the Equity Derivatives business in 2018/19. Responsibilities: Partner closely with Front Office, Middle Office, Operations, Legal/Compliance and COO teams (including Sr. Management) and Technology Partners to define/re-define business processes and requirements and implement related technology solutions for some key Regulatory deliverables (CFTC/SEC/EMIR2/MIFID2) Responsible for leading/managing full project lifecycle from the definition of business requirements and processes through to systems development, testing and implementation. Will be expected to create conceptual designs (business process and technical) and translate business priorities and requirements into actionable, structured, project plans. Communication skills will be heavily utilized in forming and communicating a change agenda and gaining stakeholder buy-in Skills Required: Equity Derivatives / Equity Swaps Product knowledge Strong Project Manager / Excellent knowledge of the Project Lifecycle Strong Business Analysis skills + SQL skills Strong knowledge of the key Regulatory regimes (CFTC/MIFID2/EMIR2) from an Equity Derivatives perspective 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
Aug 15, 2018
The Role - What will the person be working on? Supporting large scale perm recruitment campaigns in scrum masters, agile coaches, data scientists, designers and engineers - What will the person deliver?- support recruitment process including interview logistics, candidate management, hiring manager management - Typical day to day activities - support recruitment process including interview logistics, candidate management, hiring manager management - Specific technical skills- Attention to detail, self starter, excel/data analysis skills a bonus - Sector-specific experience - Experience of specific environments - for example Business Change/IT/Consultancy/Regulatory- Digital/transformation environment, a bonus
Pontoon London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Communications Executive - Global Banking VP Level Based London 12 months One of our Investment Banking clients Bank of America is currently looking or an experienced VP level Communications Executive - Global Banking, This role will focus more on external media relations side Communications Executive to provide..... click apply for full job details
Pontoon Warwick, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Assistant Accountant. Warwick 6 months FTC Pontoon Solutions, on behalf of our client, are looking to recruit Assistant Accountant to work from their Warwick office. We are looking for fully or part-qualified Accountancy candidates (ACCA/ACA/CIMA/AAT) with at least 1 year's commercial experience that are looking to take their career to the next level. Tasks could include the following: * Provide accountancy services to Finance and business managers as required, provide basic financial analysis and contribute to the building of robust budgets and forecasts. Deal with standard ad-hoc requests in order to support the achievement of the business unit's objectives. * Assist in the undertaking of the month end process, ensuring the data used is consistent and accurate, including the appropriateness of all inputs and outputs and completeness, consistency and accuracy of all data. * Ensure accounting entries are appropriately classified in accordance with internal policy. * Support the provision of financial analysis and data/information services to the Business and Finance Business Partners. * Assist in the production of financial performance reports, including Flash reports and monthly reports. * Ensure reporting is relevant, timely and accurate. * Support Finance/Process Managers in maintaining and monitoring the financial control framework, ensuring compliance with all appropriate controls. * Proactively contribute to the development of a highly motivated, innovative and customer-focused finance team. * Support Finance Team Leaders in meeting/exceeding all relevant targets and strategic objectives within the business unit(s). * As appropriate, to support the delivery of change across Finance and the business, embracing new ways of working and owning delivery of key outcomes to drive the improvement of long-term business capability. * SAP experience is preferred.
Pontoon London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Contract
This organisation is one of the world's leading financial institutions. We specialise in providing asset servicing solutions and asset management to both institutional and personal clients. The delivery of products and services to this client base is supported through a network of offices around the globe. ROLE Responsible for the day to day processing (and, where this work is processed offshore, oversight) distributions, regular orders, commissions, regulatory reporting and ensuring that all client service standards and regulatory requirements are met. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES - Oversight of the processing and quality check a wide range of distribution and technical transactions through our systems, to regulatory and client standards (Including FCA CASS regulations) - Ensuring that the team's work is completed to deadlines and that any outstanding work is monitored and tracked to completion utilising: - Workflow queue management and analysis - Monthly KPIs - Responsible for monitoring and ensuring resolution of enquiries and exceptions. Communicates with various areas, other banks and brokerage firms to resolve exceptions. - Day to day assistance and guidance provided on the processing quality and timeliness in India, seeking appropriate information from local management there where required - Escalation point for unresolved issues to the India TA team. - Complete and review any incident reports - Partner performance is monitored and feedback is provided through monthly one to one meetings - Responsible for the recruitment, development, appraisals and retention of staff - To work with the Manager and Group projects area on any allocated Client projects. - Maintains a close working relationship with other areas, such as Dealing, Registration, Settlements, Management Accounts and other internal areas such as the Relationship Managers - Fulfil additional, relevant, tasks appropriate to the role and business requirements ACCOUNTABILITIES - Employees are required to comply with the regulatory regime in which this organisation operates as appropriate to the above role. - Employees are expected to exercise due care and diligence, ensuring the areas the incumbent is responsible for are organised and controlled. - Employees are required to observe proper standards of market, business and personal conduct, demonstrating integrity in the execution of duties. RELATIONSHIPS INTERNAL KEY STAKEHOLDERS - Relationship Managers - Management Team - Internal Clients EXTERNAL KEY STAKEHOLDERS - Regulators including, FCA and FED - External Clients - External Advisors - External Banking Partners - External Auditors/Trustees and Compliance - Shareholders QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE - Demonstrate a detailed working knowledge of distributions, regular orders, commissions, regulatory reporting together with CASS knowledge and impact across the various processes - IAQ Merit award or working towards this qualification - Ability to review and resolve complex issues working under pressure meeting challenging deadlines - Customer Service experience - Excellent planning and organisation skills with a flexible approach to work - Ability to work on own initiative - Effective verbal reasoning and numeric skills (Essential) - Good keyboard skills to include MS Excel and ability to learn systems used within the business (Essential) - It is a requirement of the role that you will have obtained, or will obtain, the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC), passing all 3 exams, within 2 years of commencing the role KNOWLEDGE - Extensive knowledge of collective investment scheme administration and the regulatory environment is highly desirable - An understanding of Unit Trust and OEIC administration - Knowledge and understanding of FCA/HMRC regulatory Environment CORE COMPETENCIES - Interpersonal (relationship building, respectful, problem solving and understanding) - Communication (listening skills, oral communication skills, information sharing and written communication skills) - Self-management (adaptability, integrity, learning and trust builder) - Motivation (closure and result seeking) - Thinking (decision making, idea generation, inclusion and problem solving) - Organisational Knowledge (current knowledge, knowledge and understanding) - Client Service and Quality (quality, relationship building and client satisfaction) - Administration (coordination, execution, planning and time management) - Leadership (direction, idea generation, knowledge sharing and team recognition) - Compliance