Business Unit Leader

Recruiter
Link Asset Services
Location
Englefield
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
19 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company DescriptionThrogmorton is a leading provider of finance, accounting and administrative solutions to the financial services industry, with a particular focus on the alternative asset management sector, oil and gas, and AIM-listed companies.Our diverse expertise means we can support any company who wishes to outsource their finance, accounting, payroll, tax, HR and administrative functions.Throgmorton have achieved double digit growth since 2014, with headcount increasing to over 100. Our culture is to actively encourage development, both from an academic and personal level with a view to promoting staff internally. Over the past two years we have promoted over 30% of our accounting staff.Job DescriptionReporting to the Business Unit Director, you will ideally have the following responsibilities:• Client Relationship Management for named Business Unit clients• Co-ordinating involvement of other lines of service or specialists to meet specific client needs and taking the lead where required• Brand enhancement and promotion (networking / PR, attending Throgmorton functions and industry seminars) • New business and existing client development• Formulating Business Unit business plan and budget • Managing Business Unit revenues and direct costs• Responsibility for long term capacity planning and forecasting• Accountable for service delivery on accounting/financial regulatory matters• Accountable for ensuring all operational routines take place within accounting teams• Active involvement, ownership and an advocate for strategic improvement projects• Technical involvement within strategic improvement projects• Accountable for ensuring appropriate Accounts resource is provided• Co-ordinating shared resources with other Business Unit Leaders• Monitoring the contribution and effectiveness of technical resources from other lines of service impacting the accounting work• Accountable for Business Unit billing and debt (emphasis on recovery and net investment)• Undertaking fee reviews for Business Unit clients• Responsible for most senior detailed review of all accounting output• Managing the development of direct reports and accountable for other accounting staff• Recruitment• Managing HR matters• Identifying client related risks and implement appropriate solutions• Ensuring accurate and up to date process documentation exists and is disseminated• Collaborating with other Business Unit Leaders to ensure, identify and implement best practice• Ensuring processes are adhered to and carried out consistently across your teams with necessary mechanisms in place to identify non-conformity• Implementing change to control risksQualificationsYou will be ACA/ACCA qualified with a strong understanding of accounting and related areas and have in excess of 5 years post qualification experienceExcellent technical and practical accounting knowledge with the ability to apply it in practical situationsStrong leadership skills with the ability to build relationships across disciplines to positively influence people at all levels, and to develop staff through motivation and coachingCapable of managing a team with diverse experience and views and.having the ability and confidence to challenge colleagues to improve performanceExcellent client management skills, client service and results orientatedAbility to identify and suggest procedural improvementsConfidence to walk the floor and understand current stateAdditional InformationIf you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work in a dynamic environment, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application with your CV here.Job SummaryReading, Berkshire, gbFull-time

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