Business Performance Improvement - Senior Consultant / Assistant Manager
London

London --- £excellent --- Benefits

Job Purpose

Work closely with a wide range of clients to deliver value in the following areas:
• Finance Transformation (MI and reporting) – primary focus
• Finance Transformation (business process improvement) – secondary focus
• Finance Transformation (organisation design) – secondary focus
• Finance Transformation (shared service centres) – secondary focus
• Project and change management – secondary focus

As a Senior Consultant / Assistant Manager within Consulting - Finance & Risk you will be actively involved in all aspects of project delivery and will contribute to and support the management of client engagements working closely with senior representatives of client organisations.

In addition to working with Finance & Risk and other colleagues in the delivery of projects in the above areas, you will proactively seek and support the conversion of opportunities to develop the Finance Transformation consultancy service.

Job Role
The role has a variety of different aspects:
Overall:
• Supporting the management of client engagements including – delivery of work, direction of staff, and developing the client relationship.
• Work with Partners, Senior Managers and Managers to identify, scope and propose on business development opportunities.
• Contribution to the development of new initiatives and alternative approaches to solving client problems. Developing new go to market service offerings and new methodologies and project accelerators.
• Maintain and apply up-to-date knowledge of the firm’s risk management policies and operational procedures and ensure these are adhered to.
• Promote the firm’s values and beliefs, demonstrating integrity and maintaining an ethical stance, using flexibility and tact to express views as necessary.
• Support and coach junior consulting resources in client and practice delivery

Client Work:
• Analyse and redesign client’s finance organisation design, MI and reporting, shared service centres and approach to project and change management (primary focus)
• Analyse and redesign client’s finance processes (secondary focus)
• Support project management and deliver agreed results on time and within budget.
• Ensures client expectations and issues are understood, developing collaborative relationships.
• Select, analyse and present information to enable effective decision making and effectively communication results.
• Carry out work to a high technical standard in a commercially beneficial manner.
• Provide some first line management, coaching and mentoring to junior consulting resources to deliver results

Clients

Our varied portfolio of clients range from FTSE 100 global companies to small owner-managed businesses across multiple sectors (retail, property management, financial services, energy, manufacturing and more) throughout the UK.

In addition to our private sector clients we also work with a number of public sector bodies (councils, education, housing, trusts, etc.), professional associations and charities.

Successful candidates will get exposure to our full range of clients and will be expected to work directly with senior client representatives to complete engagements.

Person Specification

• Undergraduate Degree, or equivalent, essential
• Qualified – (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) or relevant Masters-level studies (e.g. MBA), desirable
• Experience of analysing and redesigning client’s finance organisation design, MI and reporting, shared service centres and approach to project and change management (essential)
• Recognised process improvement qualification e.g. Lean, Six Sigma - desirable
• Previous business process re-engineering experience, either as an external consultant or in industry (essential)
• Willingness to develop skills in the other core consulting areas detailed above (essential).
• Demonstrates high level analytical and consulting skills.
• Outstanding communication, writing and presentation skills
• Personal projection and confidence.
• Setting high standards of quality and demonstrating commitment to self-development.


Please CLICK HERE to download our Job Description.
Please CLICK HERE to download the Benefits. .

About Mazars

Mazars is all about people – we believe that each individual makes a difference to the Mazars culture. As an international firm with strong European roots, we are a melting pot of different cultures and disciplines. Diversity is one of our main strengths.

We are an international, integrated, transparent and independent organisation specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal, and advisory services. The Group has a presence in 77 countries and draws on the expertise of 17,000 professionals.

We all work within a culture of high support and high challenge at Mazars. We are not afraid to take on new and greater responsibilities. But we do this through encouragement – not pressure and competition.

Mazars LLP is an equal opportunities employer and all applications received by the firm will be considered by the firm on the basis of their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background. All offers of employment will be conditional on the candidate having/securing the right to work in the UK and providing the firm with evidence of that right (as required by the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006) prior to employment commencing. 

Vacancy Description
London --- £excellent --- Benefits
 
Job Purpose

Work closely with a wide range of clients to deliver value in the following areas:
• Finance Transformation (MI and reporting) – primary focus
• Finance Transformation (business process improvement) – secondary focus
• Finance Transformation (organisation design) – secondary focus
• Finance Transformation (shared service centres) – secondary focus
• Project and change management – secondary focus

As a Senior Consultant / Assistant Manager within Consulting - Finance & Risk you will be actively involved in all aspects of project delivery and will contribute to and support the management of client engagements working closely with senior representatives of client organisations.

In addition to working with Finance & Risk and other colleagues in the delivery of projects in the above areas, you will proactively seek and support the conversion of opportunities to develop the Finance Transformation consultancy service.

Job Role
The role has a variety of different aspects:
Overall:
• Supporting the management of client engagements including – delivery of work, direction of staff, and developing the client relationship.
• Work with Partners, Senior Managers and Managers to identify, scope and propose on business development opportunities.
• Contribution to the development of new initiatives and alternative approaches to solving client problems. Developing new go to market service offerings and new methodologies and project accelerators.
• Maintain and apply up-to-date knowledge of the firm’s risk management policies and operational procedures and ensure these are adhered to.
• Promote the firm’s values and beliefs, demonstrating integrity and maintaining an ethical stance, using flexibility and tact to express views as necessary.
• Support and coach junior consulting resources in client and practice delivery

Client Work:
• Analyse and redesign client’s finance organisation design, MI and reporting, shared service centres and approach to project and change management (primary focus)
• Analyse and redesign client’s finance processes (secondary focus)
• Support project management and deliver agreed results on time and within budget.
• Ensures client expectations and issues are understood, developing collaborative relationships.
• Select, analyse and present information to enable effective decision making and effectively communication results.
• Carry out work to a high technical standard in a commercially beneficial manner.
• Provide some first line management, coaching and mentoring to junior consulting resources to deliver results

Clients

Our varied portfolio of clients range from FTSE 100 global companies to small owner-managed businesses across multiple sectors (retail, property management, financial services, energy, manufacturing and more) throughout the UK.

In addition to our private sector clients we also work with a number of public sector bodies (councils, education, housing, trusts, etc.), professional associations and charities.

Successful candidates will get exposure to our full range of clients and will be expected to work directly with senior client representatives to complete engagements.

Person Specification

• Undergraduate Degree, or equivalent, essential
• Qualified – (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) or relevant Masters-level studies (e.g. MBA), desirable
• Experience of analysing and redesigning client’s finance organisation design, MI and reporting, shared service centres and approach to project and change management (essential)
• Recognised process improvement qualification e.g. Lean, Six Sigma - desirable
• Previous business process re-engineering experience, either as an external consultant or in industry (essential)
• Willingness to develop skills in the other core consulting areas detailed above (essential).
• Demonstrates high level analytical and consulting skills.
• Outstanding communication, writing and presentation skills
• Personal projection and confidence.
• Setting high standards of quality and demonstrating commitment to self-development.


Please CLICK HERE to download our Job Description.
Please CLICK HERE to download the Benefits. .

About Mazars

Mazars is all about people – we believe that each individual makes a difference to the Mazars culture. As an international firm with strong European roots, we are a melting pot of different cultures and disciplines. Diversity is one of our main strengths.

We are an international, integrated, transparent and independent organisation specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal, and advisory services. The Group has a presence in 77 countries and draws on the expertise of 17,000 professionals.

We all work within a culture of high support and high challenge at Mazars. We are not afraid to take on new and greater responsibilities. But we do this through encouragement – not pressure and competition.

Mazars LLP is an equal opportunities employer and all applications received by the firm will be considered by the firm on the basis of their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background. All offers of employment will be conditional on the candidate having/securing the right to work in the UK and providing the firm with evidence of that right (as required by the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006) prior to employment commencing.