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  • Competitive Salary
  • High Wycombe, UK
  • 2 days ago

Role: Finance Acquisition Business Partner

Location: High Wycombe

Biffa plc is the leading nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically-driven energy generation services. Through the expertise of our people and investment in technology we promote and deliver sustainable waste management solutions.

Biffa is looking to strengthen its acquisition business partnering team having completed 24 acquisitions in the last three years. The role will require on an site presence so national travel will be requirement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Provide guidance, support and governance to newly acquired companies to enable swift and controlled integration into parent company.

·       Ensure Biffa’s financial controls and processes are followed.

·       Drive a change and improvement culture through business partnering and provide strategic support.

·       Reviewing and preparing financial acquisition modelling to included tracking and variance modelling (performance, synergies & churn etc).

·       Lead project accounting reviews and reports.

·       Bridging operational and central finance to include asset management, fair value corrections & exceptional cost tracking etc.

Requirements

·       Qualified ACCA or CIMA

·       Advanced Excel and analytical skills

·       Excellent commercial and operational financial management experience gained in a B2B environment

·       Preferably experience in one of the following sectors - logistics, manufacturing, production, business process outsourcing, waste and/or renewable energy

·       Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels

·       Proactive, conscientious and self motivated

·       Well organised with the ability to effectively plan and prioritise

·       Ability work effectively under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines

·       Flexible with the ability to adapt and multi task when required

·       Flexible with travel as this role with cover the whole of the UK

·       Enthusiastic and a flexible team player with high expectations of self and others

Benefits

Here at Biffa, we have a friendly, open and honest culture that’s based on mutual trust and respect. We’re very proud of what we do and are continually striving to be better. We listen to our employees and care about what our employees think. At Biffa, you’ll have a real opportunity to make a positive contribution to our business, our customers, and to the communities in which we operate.

 

We’re committed to helping our people fulfil their potential. You’ll find many exciting opportunities and challenges with us and people are rewarded fairly for their efforts, recognising the valuable contribution that everyone makes to our business. In return for your efforts you will receive a competitive salary, company vehicle (or allowance) and benefits package including a discount scheme with many high street retailers and entertainment venues

 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Tipton, UK
  • 2 days ago

Role: Finance Acquisition Business Partner

Location: Tipton

Biffa plc is the leading nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically-driven energy generation services. Through the expertise of our people and investment in technology we promote and deliver sustainable waste management solutions.

Biffa is looking to strengthen its acquisition business partnering team having completed 24 acquisitions in the last three years. The role will require on an site presence so national travel will be requirement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Provide guidance, support and governance to newly acquired companies to enable swift and controlled integration into parent company.

·       Ensure Biffa’s financial controls and processes are followed.

·       Drive a change and improvement culture through business partnering and provide strategic support.

·       Reviewing and preparing financial acquisition modelling to included tracking and variance modelling (performance, synergies & churn etc).

·       Lead project accounting reviews and reports.

·       Bridging operational and central finance to include asset management, fair value corrections & exceptional cost tracking etc.

Requirements

·       Qualified ACCA or CIMA

·       Advanced Excel and analytical skills

·       Excellent commercial and operational financial management experience gained in a B2B environment

·       Preferably experience in one of the following sectors - logistics, manufacturing, production, business process outsourcing, waste and/or renewable energy

·       Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels

·       Proactive, conscientious and self motivated

·       Well organised with the ability to effectively plan and prioritise

·       Ability work effectively under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines

·       Flexible with the ability to adapt and multi task when required

·       Flexible with travel as this role with cover the whole of the UK

·       Enthusiastic and a flexible team player with high expectations of self and others

Benefits

Here at Biffa, we have a friendly, open and honest culture that’s based on mutual trust and respect. We’re very proud of what we do and are continually striving to be better. We listen to our employees and care about what our employees think. At Biffa, you’ll have a real opportunity to make a positive contribution to our business, our customers, and to the communities in which we operate.

 

We’re committed to helping our people fulfil their potential. You’ll find many exciting opportunities and challenges with us and people are rewarded fairly for their efforts, recognising the valuable contribution that everyone makes to our business. In return for your efforts you will receive a competitive salary, company vehicle (or allowance) and benefits package including a discount scheme with many high street retailers and entertainment venues

 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Derby, UK
  • 2 days ago

Role: Director of Finance

Reporting to Vice Chancellor

 

The Director of Finance role is one of corporate financial leadership to ensure future financial sustainability of the University. The Director of Finance is therefore responsible for developing and implementing future-focused financial strategies and ensuring sound financial management and governance across the University.

A key aspect of the role will be to provide proactive, insightful financial advice to the Vice-Chancellor (VC) and other relevant internal stakeholders; playing a critical role in developing and implementing strategies for financial planning, budgeting, monitoring and analysis. To provide expertise and critical support around University commercial activities which seek to generate third stream income.

As a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Executive (VCE) team, the Director of Finance will bring demonstrable leadership success at a senior executive level. Significant scale of strategic and operational management experience, plus a broad financial and commercial skill set are essential, and will be required to report to relevant internal and external governance committees. The Director of Finance will develop the capacity to thrive in a professional services role within an academic community. They will also provide key internal governance and audit liaison with relevant University committees

Principle Accountabilities

1. Provide strategic leadership for the finance directorate and lead on embedding a ‘centre of excellence’ model across the department. Engage with key stakeholders, lead the development and delivery of the University’s short / medium / long term financial operating strategy to support the University’s broader strategic aims and ensure its financial sustainability. 2. From a position of deep understanding of the economics and business drivers associated with the University’s position in the FE and HE sectors, contribute to the identification of creative ways to enhance the University’s financial performance and maximise the value generated from its resources.

3. Provide insight and actionable recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor to ensure that the University’s annual spending is appropriately managed and that robust controls are operated effectively to support the successful delivery of the University’s priorities.

4. Be responsible for ensuring that the University meets its statutory and regulatory financial requirements and compliance for both Further Education and Higher Education; ensuring that the highest standards of financial stewardship and governance are met, supported by robust and well communicated finance procedures and regulations.

5. Work pro-actively and collaboratively with other teams across the University, ensuring that a financial perspective is embedded in business cases and throughout the business planning and modelling process.

6. Ensure that effective, high quality financial reporting, management information systems and KPIs are developed and enhanced to support key stakeholders in fulfilling their responsibilities; further to support the effective data collection and analysis required for external statutory and funding agencies.

7. Oversee the production of high-quality, accurate and timely Financial and Management Accounts for the Vice-Chancellor’s Office. Identify, manage and mitigate high-level financial risks, ensuring that these are highlighted to VCE and addressed within the risk register.

8. Provide strategic planning and guidance in line with regulatory frameworks to ensure clear investment strategies and option analysis as part of the University’s annual planning and budgeting process

9. Be responsible for relevant internal and external audit liaison with the relevant University committee (i.e. Strategy, Finance and Planning Committee and Audit and Risk Committee) and ensure implementation of relevant recommendations and actions.

10. Oversight of statutory financial reporting; Annual Financial Statements and Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) returns.

11. Play an influential role in the finance agenda within the HE sector; including contributing to positive relationships with national HE bodies (Office for Students, Higher Education Statistics Agency, enterprise bodies, British Universities Finance Directors Group etc.)

12. Provide the financial lead on major capital projects and strategic projects aimed at commercial growth, supporting senior colleagues in developing costing, pricing and capital investment strategies.

13. Work to deepen the level of financial acumen of leaders and managers across the University and embed a finance business partnering approach, fostering a culture of entrepreneurship whilst still ensuring that appropriate financial controls are observed.

14. In having overall responsibility for all key finance functions, including procurement and payroll, work with other key VCE members and stakeholders to ensure the provision of high quality, effective and efficient finance services to staff, students and other stakeholders.

15. Develop and maintain investment, borrowing and tax planning strategies, including in respect of activities undertaken outside the UK, maintaining key associated external relationships.

16. Building, leading and motivating a successful and engaged team of professionals; driving improvements in capability, diversity and resilience of the team; ensuring that local strategic and operational plans are aligned to the University’s strategic framework and corporate objectives.

17. Work collaboratively with key senior stakeholders, including the Chief Performance Officer, Deputy VC Academic, thematic Pro Vice-Chancellors and Executive Leads to ensure collective success and achievement of financial systems, procedures and internal controls

18. Lead on the implementation of standard financial processes across the function and the creation of a continuous process improvement culture that seeks to drive the greatest efficiency; identifying and adopting new technologies as they emerge.

19. Ensure that diversity and inclusion are integral to the culture and activities in areas of responsibility and across the University.

20. Contribute flexibility in undertaking any other responsibilities commensurate with the role and as assigned by the VC from time to time.

 

  • £19,000.00 to £23,000.00 per annum
  • London, UK
  • 2 days ago

Role: Assistant Accountant

Location: London

Salary: £19000 - £23000 (dependent on experience)

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their growing team.

As well as being able to demonstrate your substantial accounting experience and abilities, you should be able to communicate and provide support to your line manager and clients on a regular basis.

Job Description:

As an Accounts Assistant you will be involved in:

  • Preparing corporation tax computations and returns for review by the managers
  • VAT returns preparation and knowledge of MTD preferred
  • Ensuring year-end company accounts and corporation tax returns are submitted in accordance with Companies House and HMRC deadlines respectively
  • Good knowledge of business tax matters
  • Dealing with client queries via phone and email

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £18,000 to £23,000 year

Experience:

  • relevant Accounting: 2 years (Required)
  • Competitive Salary
  • Manchester, UK
  • 3 days ago

Job Title: Tax Manager

Location: Manchester

Role Tax Manager

 

Overview: We are looking to recruit a Tax Manager.

You will be responsible for ensuring the tax compliance obligations are met for the group and to provide advisory services regarding tax across the business.

Key Accountabilities:

• Taking overall responsibility for all aspects of tax compliance and reporting

• Maintaining and improving standardised tax compliance processes and controls across the Group, including assessing, developing and implementing technology solutions

• Maintaining and developing relationships with external advisors and tax authorities

• Leading M&A tax work including international structuring, due diligence and overall deal support

• Building and developing the Group tax team • Ensuring the Group meets the requirements of the Senior Accounting Officer regulations and other group based compliance / regulatory obligations

• Dealing with tax queries from the finance operational, property and legal teams

• Maintaining and developing regular reporting to senior management to support effective decision making through high quality analysis, insight and advice

• Maintaining detailed, up to date technical knowledge in all relevant tax related areas

 

  • £27,000.00 to £40,000.00 per annum
  • Manchester, UK
  • 4 weeks ago

Role: Tax Senior

Location: Manchester or London 

A firm of Chartered Tax Advisors with significant specialisms in the property and corporate sector, Signature Tax has recently opened its Mayfair office, adding to the other 4 locations across the North of England with its main Headquarters in Spinningfields, Manchester.

The Tax Senior will work directly with clients to manage engagements as well as help to convert the engagements with the Business Development Team. The role would require working with the larger tax team based in Manchester. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a fast growing entrepreneurial tax practice that will provide exposure and opportunities to a wide variety of clients, suitable for those who have a passion for tax and will be rewarded accordingly to performance.

 

Responsibilities:

·       Implement client engagements from start to finish, (planning, executing, directing and completing) whilst providing updates on the engagements both internally and to the client throughout

·       Manage engagement budgets

·       Review tax returns (corporate and personal) prepared by the accountancy practice staff and make recommendations to create additional tax planning opportunities

·       Providing tax advice to client scenarios covering the range of taxes IT, CT, CGT, SDLT, VAT, and NIC with an emphasis on corporate and property clients.

·       A particular emphasis on property taxes, including international taxes relating to structuring property.

·       Maintain tax knowledge to changes legislation

·       Involvement in the reviewing and analysis of new tax legislation, and to contribute to the monthly newsletter and social media

·       Ensuring deadlines set by HM Revenue and Customs and clients alike are managed

·       Assist Directors and Business Development Team on proposals for new business

·       Manage expectations for the key introducer network, which mainly consists of other accountancy firms, law firms and IFA's

 

Working location/environment:

Either based within our London or Manchester office. Travel will be required UK wide.

 

What we’re offering: 

·       Competitive salary (dependant on experience)

·       Performance related bonus

·       CSR Allowance

·       Mentoring

·       Staff Discounts

·       Encore Recognition Scheme

·       Employee of the month recognition

·       Holidays

·       Social Days

·       Attendance Bonus

·       Free Snacks

·       Development Program

·       Long Service Awards

·       Flexible Working

·       Childcare Vouchers

·       Pension Scheme (salary sacrifice)

·       Private Healthcare (salary sacrifice)

 

  • £16,000.00 to £23,000.00 per annum
  • Manchester, UK
  • 4 weeks ago

Role: Junior Accountant

Location Manchester

Salary: £16,000 to £23,000 dependent on experience

The main purpose of this role will be to assist with client accounts- which includes bookkeeping, preparing VAT returns, maintaining sales and purchase ledgers and other related duties as reasonably directed. You will report to the Director, whilst providing additional support to Senior Accountants.

Key Responsibilities…

  • Bookkeeping and receipt analysis
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Maintaining sales and purchase ledgers
  • Assisting with account preparations for Sole traders, Limited companies and LLP’s up to trial balance
  • Assisting with the running of bank accounts and gaining approval for payments
  • Maintaining relationships with all major stakeholders
  • Working across teams to ensure best practice is maintained

 

  • £28,000.00 to £32,000.00 per annum
  • Manchester, UK
  • 2 months ago

Role: Accountant

Location: Manchester

 

 

Job Description:

As an Accounts Assistant you will be involved in:

  • Preparing year-end accounts for a variety of clients including limited companies, sole traders, partnerships, etc using accounting software and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Preparing corporation tax computations and returns for review by the managers
  • VAT returns preparation and knowledge of MTD preferred
  • Ensuring year-end company accounts and corporation tax returns are submitted in accordance with Companies House and HMRC deadlines respectively
  • Good knowledge of business tax matters
  • Dealing with client queries via phone and email

Skills required:

The successful applicant must possess the following skills:

  • AAT fully level 4 or equivalent with at least 3 years experience in practice
  • Able to produce a final set of accounts to a good level for manager review based on UK accountancy standards
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Experience using accounting software
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of Sage accountancy software - required
  • £30,000.00 to £32,000.00 per annum
  • United Kingdom
  • 2 months ago

BAE SYSTEMS: FINANCE LEADER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

 

Do you want to work in a finance role with a difference….. How about looking out of your office window and watching the Hawk and Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft take off ….. Or walking past the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier on your way to work every morning….. What about being fast tracked into a leadership role working on one of our billion pound contracts with UK or International governments….. If this appeals then the Finance Leader Development Programme at BAE Systems could be for you. 

BAE Systems is a global defence, aerospace and security company employing around 83,100 people worldwide. Our wide-ranging products and services cover air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology, and support services.

Our Finance Leader Development Programme (FLDP) combines formal learning with real world challenges across a number of placements to help you realise your potential. 

 

Finance Leader Development Programme (FLDP): 

BAE Systems’ FLDP is a 5-year fast-track scheme, which seeks to prepare individuals to become Finance Leaders of the future within our organisation, through an accelerated programme of training and practical experience. The programme includes a structured and fully supported route to the highly respected Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification. It will also equip you with all the leadership and management skills necessary to become one of the finance function’s senior leaders.

If you join us, you can expect a finance role that offers significant responsibility from the outset. In the first three years, you will undertake three 12-month placements across the company, each being in a different location in the UK, in a different Business Unit and in a different core area of Finance; you will gain experience in financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting and project accounting. After achieving your CIMA qualification, the FLDP scheme continues with a two-year senior accountancy position, including a minimum of 20 days training and development. This will equip you to launch yourself into a leadership role at the end of the scheme. Our CIMA pass rate is consistently over 90 per cent, our FLDP members have been CIMA prize-winners over the last eight years and most of the FLDP members are promoted to executive finance positions within four to five years of joining.

We are looking to recruit a number of high-potential individuals to join the scheme in August 2020.

We offer: Starting salary of £30,000, welcome payment of £2,000, CIMA study package including support worth over £15,000 & over 14 weeks’ study leave (we are a CIMA Premier Partner), 25 days holidays per year and excellent benefits.

Our requirements: Minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in any subject and 120 UCAS points (new tariff) or equivalent (excluding General Studies). Also, UK Geographical mobility is essential while on the FLDP scheme.

Location: UK Flexible 

Security/ Export Control Statement

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.  These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

 

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  • £25,000.00 annum
  • Christchurch, UK
  • 2 months ago

Assistant Project Accountant

 


Would you like to have the opportunity to work within the Falcon Project Team? We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant
Project Accountant at our site in Christchurch.

As Assistant Project Accountant, you will be reporting to the Senior Project Accountant. Falcon is a £400m project and
provides a great opportunity to interact with a variety of functions on a large programme.

This role will give you with the ability to develop your technical accounting skills and provide exposure to senior stakeholders.
Salary: £25 000


Benefits: 

Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share
Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and
national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge
of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.


BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.
We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all
backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the
community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including
women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any
personal information relating to your background at any stage of the
application process.


Please be aware that many roles working for BAE
Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors
including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or
your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation
.

Due to the volume of applications we receive,
we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as
early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE
Systems.