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Job Title: Director - Brexit Programme Manager

Salary: £0 - £150000 per annum + Competitive Benefits

Location: England, London

Recruiter: Philippa Perry

Industry: Financial Services

Job Reference: SHPP6646


A Global Investment Bank is looking for a highly talent and motivated permanent Director to lead their Brexit Programme, reporting to the Head of Strategic Initiatives and Head of Programmes.

You will need to work with senior front office Investment Banking professionals such as Head of Trading Products, Head of Relationship Management, Head of Legal, and CEO to oversee and drive the regulatory and business change for the Brexit programme.

The Hiring manager describes the role as:

"A high-profile, senior position which suits a pragmatic yet strategic programme manager who is looking to help shape and deliver the Business Target Operating Model by first understanding how Brexit will impact the bank. This individual will have extensive experience of regulatory programme delivery experience as well as business operational transformation within Investment Banking"

To successfully deliver this high-profile business transformation programme you will need to have:

* The ideal candidate should have at least 10 years of combined senior programme delivery and capital markets leadership experience.
* Specific experience in driving strategic operating model and regulatory changes with cross-functional teams impacting business, technology and corporate support areas within Capital Markets is a requirement.
* Global senior executive stakeholder management experience.

A little more information about the role:

* Hands-on involvement in delivering regulatory change for other European regulations affecting sell-side front offices (such as Mifid II) is a major plus, as is knowledge of the PESTLE factors influencing and driving Brexit.
* As such, responsibilities will include directly and indirectly lead, steer, coach and hands-on manage resources based in London and Dublin (with likely extensive travel to Dublin); managing senior executive stakeholders globally, and, providing oversight & steer to third parties.
* Be accountable for successfully driving & delivering business, operational, technology changes initiatives for the Brexit program for Capital Markets (covering both Trading Products and Investment & Corporate Banking divisions).
* Ensure that the program aligns with the overall LOB strategy and risk appetite.
* Directly and indirectly lead, steer, coach and hands-on manage resources based in London and Dublin
* Manage communications to senior executive stakeholders globally
* Assemble & chair senior level governance committees to ensure the objectives of regulatory business change programs / projects /initiatives are met; includes engaging with senior business leaders to resolve issues & make decisions.
* Lead and/or support specific Brexit workstreams
* Provide oversight & steer to multiple third parties
* Manage & oversee day-to-day program deliverables across all aspects of project delivery to ensure alignment with corporate standards.
* Participate in local or global LOB planning process, budget / financial reviews & roll-up reporting, if and as required.
* Ability to multi-task and deal with potentially balance conflicting priorities with a cool demeanor
* Superior people management skills
* Ability to not only drive at the senior management level but able to deep-dive into resolving granular issues where necessary

If you are interested in the role, please apply below. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated high level of response, we may not be able to respond to every applicant.


Job Title: Group Financial Controller

Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus+LTIP+Bens

Location: England, London

Recruiter: Daniel Flynn

Industry: Automotive

Job Reference: SH/7174


Stanton House is proud to be partnering with a PE Backed distribution business to recruit a Group Financial Controller. The business has an ambitious growth trajectory. They are pursuing a buy and build strategy to establish themselves as the leading European supplier in their sector and are following a strategic plan to complete an IPO process in 2021.

Based in London, reporting to the Group CFO, you will help establish a new Group Finance Function. You will be responsible for ensuring the quality and consistency of Group Accounting, Reporting, Control and Tax. You will have regular liaison with country CFOs, local finance teams and regional controllers as well as working closely with the Group Head of FP&A and Group Treasurer.

Profile requirements (essential):

* Qualified Accountant (ACA preferred) with at least 10 years post qualified experience some of which has been gained within a fast moving, rapidly growing PE backed environment.
* A strong technical accountant with extensive IFRS and Tax knowledge.
* Experienced in integrating acquisitions into a group or company structure.
* Demonstrable cross-border working, negotiating the nuances of an international team based in different locations, including travel where necessary.
* Experience in developing and implementing change management strategies.


Job Title: IT Director

Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus + benefits

Location: England, South West England

Recruiter: Tommy Bright

Industry: Property and Housing

Job Reference: ITD151


Career defining opportunity to lead technology with a dynamic and ambitious organisation. This business has a dominant market position, an enviable brand, and is setting new standards in customer service.

Values led, inclusive environment with strong financials and a track record of significant investment in technology to deliver its operating model. In the role you will encounter good momentum with digital product and data practices and an appetite to take it to the next level.

First and foremost, you will be responsible for the reliability and stability of the core tech and the security of systems and data. You will be a role model for the values of the Business and will inspire and empower your team to deliver exceptional service to colleagues and customers.

Rare opportunity to express your creativity in how to get the most out of the tech investment, and to explore innovation to deliver the strategic goals of the Business.

The right candidate will bring the following to the role;

* Extensive experience in leading technology within a customer-focused businesses, and where you have a track record of developing digital products and channels.
* Inspirational people leadership - and the ability to develop others to lead.
* Strong track record of Programme Delivery and building best practice change capability.
* Successfully led major system and business change initiatives.

A cracking sense of humour and massive enthusiasm for making brave decisions to help this Business achieve it's potential


Job Title: P2P Global Process Owner

Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum +

Location: England, London

Recruiter: Philip Jaques

Industry: FMCG

Job Reference: SH6526PJ


A FTSE listed company is looking for a highly talented and motivated P2P Global Process Owner to help define and implement the global process standards for finance.



The role provides the opportunity to work with director level stakeholders and be given a high level of autonomy during a defining period of growth and change for the business. The hiring manager described the role as:

"A key leadership role in our finance process team and a critical part of delivering our ERP implementation effectively"



To successfully deliver in this role, you will need to have:

* Significant, practical experience of the Procure to Pay process. This must be direct experience of managing the P2P process for a large organisation.
* Experience or working around ERP implementations.
* Strong experience and track record of working with third party outsource providers
* A proactive, self-starter who maintains a level of energy, enthusiasm and a need to finish a job.
* Global travel required - this will be up to 30%. Predominantly this will be Europe, the US and India.



Roles and Responsibilities:

* Lead all elements of the P2P tower across the ERP implementation and Shared Service Centre.
* Provide leadership and support to a team of P2P Subject Matter Experts.
* Lead key elements of the P2P design within the global ERP platform.
* Partner with regional teams in order to make P2P land effectively in each market.



If you are interested in the role, please apply below. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated high level of response, we may not be able to respond to every applicant.


Job Title: Salesforce Project Manager & Product Owner

Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive benefits package

Location: England, London

Recruiter: Audrey Rieffel

Industry: Media

Job Reference: SH6681AR


A global media business is looking for a talented Salesforce Product Owner with extensive salesforce implementation experience to contribute to a successful global salesforce delivery.



This is a fantastic experience for someone who wants the opportunity to lead and own a salesforce systems implementation project end-to-end in a complex environment. The hiring manager describes the role as:

"A high-profile position within the technology team which suits somebody who enjoys a fast pace of delivery and can work autonomously whilst successfully engaging with senior stakeholders"



To successfully deliver in this role you will need to have:

* Extensive experience with salesforce, both as a product owner and as a project or programme manager.
* Experience of delivery numerous end-to-end global salesforce implementations - from understanding market requirements, product vision, strategy and roadmap then delivering solutions in line with these.
* Evidence of working in complex business environments.
* Strong stakeholder engagement skills and evidence of the levels of stakeholders that you have engaged with.
* Strong background in business process analysis, requirements and application design preferably using Salesforce or another CRM product.
* Experience of working in software development environment.
* Technical background and passion for technology, security and innovation
* Experience with enterprise system implementations and related business process implementation
* Knowledge of structured design methods and modelling techniques
* Demonstrate knowledge of SaaS platforms and agile delivery methods



A little more information about the role - you will be:

* Gathering requirements from key stakeholders and then break those down into user stories for your scrum team to develop.
* Clarifying and prioritizing user stories making decisions where necessary on requirements.
* Providing input into design of solution roadmaps that support best practices and industry standards for end-to-end enterprise business processes.
* Facilitating communication between implementation team and project stakeholders.
* Provide support for UAT, innovation and new initiatives, adoption programs.

This role will involve up to 25% travel globally.



If you are interested in the role, please apply below. Unfortunately, we may not be able to respond to every unsuccessful applicant.


Job Title: Programme Director

Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent benefits

Location: Scotland, Edinburgh

Recruiter: Sally McFall

Industry: Financial Services

Job Reference: 2706


We are recruiting for a Programme Director for our client in Asset Management Client in Edinburgh centre. It is a permanent opportunity, with good renumeration package, depending on experience. This position will be to provide leadership and direction working with both the business and technology.

* You will be part of the change road map, working with the business, operations and technology.

* Proven track record of a Programme Director
* Ideally from an Asset Management / Investment Banking background
* Transformation experience focusing on customer experiences.
* Track record of delivery - stretching across both technology and business change aspects of transformation.
* Experience of facing off to senior executive stakeholders
* Knowledge of both waterfall and agile change methodologies;
* Knowledge of managing change of enterprise applications and infrastructure technologies;
* Experience working with third party administrators and custodians.

To find out more, please send your CV


Job Title: Head of FP&A

Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits

Location: England, Berkshire, Slough

Recruiter: Kate Chodak

Industry: Accountancy

Job Reference: KC7514


Head of Financial Planning and Analysis needed for a leasing company based in Berkshire!

£100,000 - £110,000

A fantastic opening for a Head of Financial Planning and Analysis to join a prominent leasing company located in Berkshire. The overall role would be in leading a team responsible for the financial planning and analysis activities, covering the provision of analytical support and challenge to all areas of the business using value-based management principles. This role has the potential to lead into the Finance Directors role.

To successfully deliver in this high-profile position you will need to have:

* Degree educated, or experience led equivalent.
* Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
* Senior finance professional with a proven track record in FP&A and/or strategic financial consulting.
* Strong analytical and strategic planning skills combined with a strong commercial acumen.
* Confident, with the ability to influence and challenge the business.
* Excellent team leadership skill.

A little more information about the role:

* Leading all strategic planning activities for the business, including quarterly forecasting of fleet, profit and loss and balance sheet.
* Leading ongoing development of customer profitability analysis and actively stimulating the use of analysis to improve customer relationships.
* Drive FP&A team performance, ensuring activities and prioritised, focusing on critical issues.
* Pro-actively contributing to the realisation of Finance division objectives including participating in finance projects and as part of the finance leadership team.
* Develop the FP&A team through regular performance reviews, ensuring internal and external requirements are met, as well as providing training when necessary.
* Collaborate with the Head of Financial Control, Reporting and Tax, deliver management reporting providing insight in true underlying performance and facilitate decision making.

If you are interested in the role, please apply below. Unfortunately, we may not be able to respond to every unsuccessful applicant.


Job Title: Head of Finance

Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits

Location: England, London

Recruiter: Emily Beebe

Industry: Retail

Job Reference: SH6462EB


Stanton House have been mandated to find a talented and dedicated Head of Finance for one of the fastest growing consumer goods companies in the UK. As the CFO's right hand, you'll need to learn the business quickly, be flexible in style and approach and work well with senior leaders to support them in delivering commercial solutions.

As the Financial Controller, you'll look at the ways of working and be a change agent, pushing boundaries within Finance, you will be audacious and innovative in your approach, improving procedures and process. As part of your role you will provide an accurate, up to date financial picture of the periodic performance, to support and assist the senior leadership team in making key decisions which will shape the overall strategy and direction of the business.



Responsibilities include but aren't limited to:

* Managing, leading and developing the Finance team, which includes Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, supported by the Senior Finance Manager, ensuring timely and efficient delivery of service and effective cash flow planning.
* Managing, developing and collaborating with the Senior Finance Manager to ensure we have a fully functional high performing Finance team
* Continuously checking in with the Senior Finance Manager to ensure the team KPI's are on track
* Accountable for the accuracy of all monthly financial information, including gross margin reports, cost centre reports, divisional P&Ls, cash flows and balance sheet reconciliations for the business.
* Creating, developing and implementing accounting policies that are appropriate for the business and strengthen internal controls. Leading a strong financial control environment
* Responsible for embedding the necessary accounting and internal controls to ensure the reliability of all month end actuals and quarterly forecasts.



Skills, Qualifications & Profile

* Degree educated in a relevant discipline with a 2.1 or higher
* Either ACA qualified from a top 6 accounting firm OR CIMA qualified through a major graduate/rotation programme
* Experience within a large FMCG or retail business
* Have worked in, and understand the nuances of, a smaller fast-growth business
* A systems head with experience using NetSuite would be an advantage
* Building, managing, motivating and developing high performing Finance teams
* A natural ability to build strong relationship with senior stakeholders.
* Experience of full year end audit preparation, including production of statutory accounts
* Experience of UK tax reporting, with exposure to international regulations an advantage
* Comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment and are at ease with proposing, justifying, initiating and implementing change


Job Title: Head of Group Finance Systems

Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Bonus, £6000 - 7000 Car

Location: England, Bedfordshire

Recruiter: Philip Jaques

Industry: Building and Construction

Job Reference: SH6535PJ


A leading construction business is looking for a talented Head of Group Finance Systems to complete their ERP implementation in to BAU and drive continuous improvement.

The role provides the opportunity to work with director level stakeholders in a dynamic business. The hiring manager described the role as:

"A great leadership role for someone who likes to be an ambassador of change and wants to join our business during a defining period of transformation."



To be successful in this role, you will need:

* ACA, FCA or equivalent
* Strong experience of implementing and understanding of Oracle functionality
* Experience implementing and working with HFM and HP systems
* Experience of working with and supporting a Shared Service Centre or Centre of Excellence
* Ability to lead and deliver change to a range of stakeholders and functions within the business.
* Ability to work well with large stakeholder boards both internally and externally.



A little more information about the role:

* Take leadership of the ERP project to implement the HFM and HP systems, working with the existing project team and to lead migration of data, testing, and validation.
* Taking on responsibility for the day to day BAU running of HFM and HP, including ongoing maintenance, process improvement and system enhancement.
* Be the lead point of contact with the Oracle Centre of Excellence:

* Driving compliance, governance, oracle
* Driving continues improvement and efficiencies
* Supporting business change with the Business Process Owners and Process User Groups



If you are interested in the role, please apply below. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated high level of response, we may not be able to respond to every applicant.


Job Title: VP Regulatory Change Project Manager

Salary: £0 - £100000 per annum + Competitive Benefits

Location: England, London

Recruiter: Philippa Perry

Industry: Financial Services

Job Reference: SHPP6647


A Global Investment Bank is looking for a highly talented and motivated permanent VP Regulatory Change Project Manager to lead various change initiatives (predominantly regulatory programmes) covering APAC and EMEA, starting with the Securities Finance Transactions Regulation initiative.

You will need to work with cross functional teams within Investment Banking to drive regulatory changes impacting the business, technology and corporate areas.

The Hiring manager describes the role as:

"A high-profile position which suits a pragmatic project manager who is accustomed to delivering autonomously across multiple stakeholder groups and jurisdictions. This individual will have extensive experience of regulatory project delivery as well as business operational transformation within Investment Banking".

To successfully deliver this high-profile business transformation programme you will need to have:

* 10 years of combined senior project delivery and capital markets experience.
* Specific experience delivering regulatory projects such as Mifid II and EMIR regulations impacting business, technology and corporate support areas within Capital Markets.
* Global senior executive stakeholder management experience across multiple jurisdictions and virtual teams, as well as third party provider management experience.

A little more information about the role:

* Hands-on involvement in delivering regulatory change for other European regulations affecting sell-side front offices is a major plus.
* Responsibilities will include directly and indirectly lead, steer and hands-on manage resources based in London and Dublin (with likely extensive travel to Dublin); engaging with senior executive stakeholders globally, and, providing oversight & steer to third parties.
* Ensure that the project aligns with the overall strategy.
* Assemble & chair governance committees to ensure the objectives of the project are met; includes engaging with business leaders to resolve issues & make decisions.
* Manage & oversee day-to-day project deliverables across all aspects of project delivery to ensure alignment with corporate standards.
* Participate in local or global LOB planning process, budget / financial reviews & roll-up reporting, if and as required.

If you are interested in the role, please apply below. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated high level of response, we may not be able to respond to every applicant.