McGregor Boyall

McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Our client (Financial Services) is seeking a Business Partner for their Group Functions & Operations (HR, Compliance, Risk & Finance) The role will provide support to business unit heads, and will contribute to a number of key processes (Budgeting, Business Case Analysis, Monthly Finance MI etc.) Candidates must have strong Finance Business Partnering / Management Accounting experience, and must have partnered with a functions / operations department. Banking experience is highly preferable. Key Duties Providing analytical support to new business initiatives. Assessing and contributing to business cases for tactical and strategic investments in any Function and monitoring progress and benefits realisation. Providing analytical support for new (or renewed) contracts with major suppliers of any Function Ensuring all budgets and plans for each Function are produced in a timely manner and to quality required for submission to executive committees and the Board of directors. Managing the production of the monthly financial MI (including insightful, actionable commentary) for each Function by working day 3 of each month. Managing a view of financial risks and opportunities within each Function's cost base on an ongoing basis. Creating analytical insight to help identify opportunities to drive change and improve efficiency (including driving revenues, reducing costs) within each Function Documentation of key Finance processes including identification of key controls Essential Experience Minimum 3 years as a Management Accountant or a similar Finance role partnering a Functions / Operations team Experience working within the banking industry. Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Degree - ideally in quantitative subject eg Mathematics, Accounting or Statistics Desirable Experience Excel at Macro level desirable. ACA/CIMA/ACCA McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Job content Reporting Monthly MI: regular reporting and variance analysis Developing and detailing financial processes for capturing management information as new products/initiatives are tested and launched. Developing, testing, documenting and managing standard processes in order to hand over to other finance areas. Monthly and periodical reporting to the parent company and ad hoc reporting to external parties Providing SAS training and support to other members of the team as required. Budgeting/Forecasting Liaising with Finance Business Partners in order to gather and agree budget assumptions Excel modelling of ancillary products (income and costs) over a 5 year planning period Assist/ be second in line for financial modelling of the credit card customer portfolio including collating required data through SAS, forecasting revenue and impairment over 5 years. Assist/ be second in line for financial modelling of the credit card customer portfolio in line with internal and PRA prescribed scenarios. Assurance Gathering information from across the business in relation to the organisations financial & operating systems and conducting analysis to gain assurance that the systems are operating in accordance with business requirements. Computer systems Essential: Excel - Advanced SAS/SQL - Intermediate/Advanced FDI FirstVision/FIS BASE 2000 - Credit Card platforms (training provided) CODA general ledger (training provided) Work experience Essential: Minimum of 2 years' experience working with data mining tools such SAS or SQL query analyser Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Consumer Lending experience Desirable: Experience working within the credit card and/or banking industry GENERAL INTELLIGENCE Essential: Strong mathematical skills, with a logical and high level analytic approach to problem-solving, including ability to investigate data, find trends and provide recommendations that improve the profitability of the business. Must be self motivated with the ability to use their initiative and develop quickly in a dynamic environment. Candidate must be highly numerate with strong analytical and reporting skills Excellent attention to detail with a methodical approach to work Level of education/attainments Essential: Degree in quantitative subject such as Mathematics or Statistics Desirable: CIMA/ACCA qualified McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
McGregor Boyall is a global recruitment consultancy, founded in 1987. Headquartered in the City of London, other office locations include; Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dubai and Singapore. McGregor Boyall focuses on numerous disciplines across two main sectors; Financial Services and Commerce & Industry. McGregor Boyall are currently looking to hire Trainee Recruitment Consultants to join the London Business. If successful, you will receive full 360 training which will include headhunting, account management, business development, coupled with 1 on 1 sessions with sector specialists. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are looking to progress through the ranks at speed, as you will be given the opportunity to progress to Consultant within 6 to 9 months. The role: Recruitment is a two way sales role, where you will be building relationships with both candidates and clients alike. You will initially be liaising with candidates and clients in order to build your network within the industry. You will be advertising externally on behalf of your clients in order to attract new candidates. There will be set KPI's you will be expected to meet, which you will receive full support for. What McGregor Boyall can offer you: The successful candidate will receive intensive recruitment focused training throughout their first 12 months at McGregor Boyall. We offer a competitive salary and unrivalled commission structure, and there is very clear career progression. Quarterly team nights out, lunch clubs, and holiday incentives are just some of the benefits to working for McGregor Boyall! What we are looking for: Due to our growth plans, we are looking to hire ambitious, hardworking individuals to join our London office. The ideal candidate will be degree educated, or possess the equivalent experience - sales experience is desired but not essential. Above all else, we are looking for tenacious, target driven individuals that are looking to progress through a company at speed. If you feel as though you can demonstrate this hardworking attitude, and have a good understanding as to what recruitment is, then please get in touch today for a confidential discussion. Due to the high number of applications, a phone interview will not be guaranteed to all applicants. If your CV meets the requirements, we will call you within 3-5 working days to discuss in more detail. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
New Relationship Manager position with a focus on Financial Institutions - UK & China. Must be fluent in Mandarin. Responsibilities include: - Develop and expand Financial Institutions products and business, including but not limited to the inter-institution finance business, cross border linkage business in the local financial community - Carry out product management, provide new product planning, identify new business opportunities and bolster new growth points - Produce credit and business proposals and reviews and initiate CDD - Manage the full client relationship cycle - Carry out KYC and AML related work on new and existing FI clients. Person specification: - Fluent in Mandarin - Degree (or equivalent) in Finance, Accounting, Banking or Business Management - Minimum 5 years work experience within UK banking industry - Good understanding of China business markets and enterprise **The client in unable to sponsor candidates at this time** McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall City of London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Our client, a family office, are seeking a well-rounded, qualified accountant to join their office based just by Bank. Candidates will need experience of financial reporting, daily/monthly NAV & basic valuation work. Due to the smaller nature of the office, candidates will be expected to work outside of their job description. The company in question has over 350 million AUM, and is involved in a diverse set of markets including Europe, Asia & the Americas meaning the work there will be fast paced and challenging. Maintaining accounting records Preparing financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts Arranging financial management reports, including financial planning and forecasting Preparing of the quarterly fund accounts Full daily and month-end NAV process Monitoring of daily valuation changes to ensure movements are in line with market drivers Preparing budgeting, reporting, forecasting and cost analysis Undertaking financial audits (an independent check of the company's financial position) Liaising with internal and external auditors (where applicable) and deal with any financial irregularities as they arise Performing tests to check financial information and systems Advising on tax planning, for the company and the employees. Support to sort tax issues out associated with activities such as business acquisitions and mergers Negotiating terms with suppliers. Complying with all organisational, statutory and regulatory policies and procedures Payroll, liaising with HMRC etc. Skills & expertise Bachelor degree in finance or accountancy A minimum of 3 - 4 years of experience Previous experience working in a Family Office is desirable Excellent knowledge in Excel and other Microsoft programs Strong communication skills ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified You must be numerate, articulate and have attentive to detail. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
The ideal candidate will have: Pensions & financial services experience is a plus Business analysis background Organisational impact assessments Gap analysis Strong numerical and documentational skills Translating and presenting findings to stakeholders McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall City of London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Our client, a family office, are seeking a well-rounded, qualified accountant to join their office based just by Bank. Candidates will need experience of financial reporting, daily/monthly NAV & basic valuation work. Due to the smaller nature of the office, candidates will be expected to work outside of their job description. The company in question has over 350 million AUM, and is involved in a diverse set of markets including Europe, Asia & the Americas meaning the work there will be fast paced and challenging. Maintaining accounting records Preparing financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts Arranging financial management reports, including financial planning and forecasting Preparing of the quarterly fund accounts Full daily and month-end NAV process Monitoring of daily valuation changes to ensure movements are in line with market drivers Preparing budgeting, reporting, forecasting and cost analysis Undertaking financial audits (an independent check of the company's financial position) Liaising with internal and external auditors (where applicable) and deal with any financial irregularities as they arise Performing tests to check financial information and systems Advising on tax planning, for the company and the employees. Support to sort tax issues out associated with activities such as business acquisitions and mergers Negotiating terms with suppliers. Complying with all organisational, statutory and regulatory policies and procedures Payroll, liaising with HMRC etc. Skills & expertise Bachelor degree in finance or accountancy A minimum of 3 - 4 years of experience Previous experience working in a Family Office is desirable Excellent knowledge in Excel and other Microsoft programs Strong communication skills ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified You must be numerate, articulate and have attentive to detail. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
As a software engineer you will be ensuring the technology stack is as robust, performant and secure as possible. You will leverage your technical skills to successfully drive platform improvements for current products and create new products from scratch. Build distributed microservices and compelling UI's Assess architecture choices on an ongoing basis, in anticipation of increased scale and ever-evolving technology to meet the demands of a rapidly growing business Skills 5+ years of software development experience, with knowledge of Agile process A polyglot technologist with excellent understanding of React.JS and Node.JS plus other web framework enablers such as webpack Expericne with unit testing Deep knowledge of architecture (cloud), micro-services design patterns including: Event Driven Architectures, REST, Single Sign On Experiences with code refactoring, design patterns, DDD, continuous deployment, highly scalable applications and application security Strong exposure with pair programming, continuous integration, test-driven development & incremental design Experience with relational and NoSQL data stores Experience working with multidevice applications McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall Twickenham, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
My leading energy client are looking to bring on a HR Business Partner to join their global HR services function. Candidates must have: Extensive business partnering experience within a global multinational environment. Excellent commercial acumen to effectively contribute to critical people decisions and developing plans. Experience with recruitment and retention development and execution of strategic resource and retention plans. Ability to work closely with learning partners to develp and implement effective solutions. Proven ability to work with leaders to ensure leadership development programmes are successfully implemented. Strong knowledge of reward and performance management. Can act as a client expert for the business with the HR operational service delivery model. Be able to drive team performance and support the goals of the overall HR function. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall Surrey, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
I am currently looking for an experienced Test Analyst to join a top financial company based in Surrey. The role will be a permanent role and will be working on a new project within the business. Principal duties and responsibilities: Analyse new or changed functionality in order to create test plans and..... click apply for full job details
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Project Manager-Financial/Insurance/Retirement-Waterfall-Ldn-£350pd McGregor Boyall is currently recruiting for a Project Manager for a leading organisation based in London. Due to a large amount of growth and success within the department this position has been made available.. Responsibilities: End to end project life cycle Managing C level relationships on a daily basis Gain consensus from the leadership team Roll out changes to the delivery teams Key skills: Extensive experience as a Project Manager Extensive experience from one the following industries: Financial Services/Insurance/Retirement IT Background (AGILE) Waterfall experience Strong stakeholder management To apply for this position Send your CV (see below) or call McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall City of London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
Project Manager-Financial services- Waterfall- Insurance/Retirement- up to £350 McGregor Boyall is currently recruiting for a Project manager for a leading organisation in the heart of central London. Due to a large amount of growth and success within the department this position has been made available. Responsibilities: Insurance/Retirement knowledge Work with IT and business stakeholders to define and agree the project scope and benefits case; Waterfall methodologies Key skills: Coming from a Financial services background Waterfall methodologies Experience working with either insurance or retirement Good communication skills Strong stakeholder management To apply for this position Send your CV to: (see below) or call. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 18, 2018
Full time
My leading financial services organisation are looking to bring on a strong FX Project Manager to join a strategic change function and deliver a variety of initiatives including launching new products. Candidates must have: Strong project management experience within financial services - ideally certified (Prince 2, PMI, APM, Agile). Broad FX knowledge involving markets, products, processes and risk management. Experienced in delivering projects on time, to budget and in line with stakeholder expectations. Proven experience with the full project life cycle. Experience in managing the delivery of new financial products or services that involve technology systems change. Excellent stakeholder engagement skills. Proficient with the MS Office suite of tools (Excel, Word, Project and Visio). Understands basic revenue models, PnL and cost to completion. Good knowledge of banking processes - settlements, clearing & swift. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 17, 2018
New Relationship Manager position with a focus on Financial Institutions - UK & China. Must be fluent in Mandarin. Responsibilities include: - Develop and expand Financial Institutions products and business, including but not limited to the inter-institution finance business, cross border linkage business in the local financial community - Carry out product management, provide new product planning, identify new business opportunities and bolster new growth points - Produce credit and business proposals and reviews and initiate CDD - Manage the full client relationship cycle - Carry out KYC and AML related work on new and existing FI clients. Person specification: - Fluent in Mandarin - Degree (or equivalent) in Finance, Accounting, Banking or Business Management - Minimum 5 years work experience within UK banking industry - Good understanding of China business markets and enterprise **The client in unable to sponsor candidates at this time** McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Big Data Engineer Big Data, Hadoop, Java, Scala, Hbase, Kafka, Hive, ETL, Data Quality, Testing, Automation, Development, Design, Banking An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Big Data Engineer to work for a Leading Banking client based in London. As an Engineer on the Big Data platforms you'll be responsible for delivering quality software to tight timelines. You will be working in a dynamic global team with business analysts, project managers, business stakeholders and other technical experts across multiple locations in London and China. Key skills/experience required: - Understanding and knowledge of big data technologies with at least 2 years of experience working within a big data team - Understanding and confidence testing in all or most of these: - Full Hadoop Stack (e.g. Hive, HDFS, Hbase, Spark, Storm, Kafka, Oozie, Sqoop - Configuration management tools - , e.g. Git, Gerrit - Test Automation using Java and JavaScript - CI tools Jenkins - Ability to develop an automation framework around Continuous Integration using Behaviour Driven Development methodology. - Experience of working in a feature team within an agile environment. - A cross-skilled individual is desirable so they are able to occasionally help out the development team. - Automation framework creation, In-sprint Automation, functional test automation, extensive Agile experience, Progressive Automation, Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), TDD, ATDD (Acceptance test driven development), Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, CICD, JBehave, Java/Selenium, Cucumber, Groovy, Ruby, Gherkin - Participate in all agile ceremonies including code reviews, design, triage, estimating, and other testing and script development process Please respond with an up to date CV for further information - McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
I am currently looking for an experienced Appication Support Analyst (Windows/ IIS/ .Net) to join a top bank based in London. The role will be a permanent role and will be working on a new project within the business. Principal duties and responsibilities: Responsible globally for technical support and..... click apply for full job details
McGregor Boyall The Burroughs, London NW4 4BT, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Contract
My leading energy client are looking to bring on a HR Business Partner to join their global HR services function. Candidates must have: Extensive business partnering experience within a global multinational environment. Excellent commercial acumen to effectively contribute to critical people decisions and developing plans. Experience with recruitment and retention development and execution of strategic resource and retention plans. Ability to work closely with learning partners to develp and implement effective solutions. Proven ability to work with leaders to ensure leadership development programmes are successfully implemented. Strong knowledge of reward and performance management. Can act as a client expert for the business with the HR operational service delivery model. Be able to drive team performance and support the goals of the overall HR function. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall City of London, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
Job content Reporting Monthly MI: regular reporting and variance analysis Developing and detailing financial processes for capturing management information as new products/initiatives are tested and launched. Developing, testing, documenting and managing standard processes in order to hand over to other finance areas. Monthly and periodical reporting to the parent company and ad hoc reporting to external parties Providing SAS training and support to other members of the team as required. Budgeting/Forecasting Liaising with Finance Business Partners in order to gather and agree budget assumptions Excel modelling of ancillary products (income and costs) over a 5 year planning period Assist/be second in line for financial modelling of the credit card customer portfolio including collating required data through SAS, forecasting revenue and impairment over 5 years. Assist/be second in line for financial modelling of the credit card customer portfolio in line with internal and PRA prescribed scenarios. Assurance Gathering information from across the business in relation to the organisations financial & operating systems and conducting analysis to gain assurance that the systems are operating in accordance with business requirements. Computer systems Essential: Excel - Advanced SAS/SQL - Intermediate/Advanced FDI FirstVision/FIS BASE 2000 - Credit Card platforms (training provided) CODA general ledger (training provided) Work experience Essential: Minimum of 2 years' experience working with data mining tools such SAS or SQL query analyser Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Consumer Lending experience Desirable: Experience working within the credit card and/or banking industry GENERAL INTELLIGENCE Essential: Strong mathematical skills, with a logical and high level analytic approach to problem-solving, including ability to investigate data, find trends and provide recommendations that improve the profitability of the business. Must be self motivated with the ability to use their initiative and develop quickly in a dynamic environment. Candidate must be highly numerate with strong analytical and reporting skills Excellent attention to detail with a methodical approach to work Level of education/attainments Essential: Degree in quantitative subject such as Mathematics or Statistics Desirable: CIMA/ACCA qualified McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
Our client a large investment bank in London are seeking a Data Conversion consultant to work within their HR team to aid with the development of the Business through its people. The ideal candidate will be responsible for converting the data for the bank and work closely with the team lead to ensure the data is accurate. The ideal candidate must have the following: Data Conversion experience Strong Workday experience SQL database experience Data mapping experience Experience with XML, XSLT, WebServices Excellent communication skills. Please apply if you have the above skillset. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
McGregor Boyall London, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
An opportunity has arisen for a Solution Architect (GCP) to work for a large Energy client based in London. This is an initial contract position. The role: GCP (Google Cloud Platform) API Strategy and Management, Cloud Security around API Strategy, QA Wrap Around the first two. Offshore Scrum: to support onsite roles Responsible for the team management Key Requirements Hands-on experience deploying data analytics solutions in GCP using BigQuery/Datastore/DataProc/Cloud storage. Knowledge of data warehousing concepts, including data warehouse technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL/ ELT and reporting/analytic tools and environments (such as Apache Beam, Hadoop, Spark, Pig, Hive, etc). Strong understanding of data analytics tools, packages, etc. Knowledge of RESTful API design and asynchronous and concurrent systems. Create and manage Identity and Access Management standards and policies Experience with Elastic stack/ELK Python Scripting and .NET knowledge preferred Familiarity with Cloud Services. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and the GCP Data Services experience is a major plus GCP certified Architect Preferred. It would be great to have any experience with API management platforms like Apigee or Azure API Management to help the customer to choose the proper solution for their needs. If you are interested, please send an up to date CV to McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.