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Fund Administrator - Funds - NAV - NAV Pricing - Pension Funds - Fund Accountancy - NAV Calculations - Client Relations - Investment Banking - Asset Management - Pension Funds - Accounting

iKas International are currently recruiting for a Fund Administrator on behalf of an industry renowned, market leading Investment Bank who are looking to grow out their Investment team. Sitting within one of the banks most business critical areas, this is an opportunity for an accomplished Fund Administrator with experience within Fund Accountancy with sound knowledge of daily pricing and NAV calculations.

Skills Required:

The ideal candidate will have previous experience delivering within an Investment Bank as a Fund Administrator, you will have a good understanding of Fund Accountancy and daily pricing of NAV calculations. You will have the ability to perform and manage cash and stock accounting vs custody reconciliations.

Excellent Understanding of:

  • 4 years Fund Administration knowledge
  • Solid understanding of NAV Pricing Service Delivery
  • Experience of Fund Accountancy
  • Exposure of working in a client relations environment
  • Strong analysis skills, the skill to resolve complex problems and posit pragmatic solutions
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a team-orientated, collaborative environment
  • Ability to lead discussions to a conclusion

If this sounds in-line with your skills and experience, please apply to get in touch and find out more from one of our specialist consultants.

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Prestigious International Bank located in the City of London has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Diversity & Inclusion Specialist to join their HR team for 12 months on an interim basis, to roll out and deliver the Banks UK D&I strategy. The role is to start ASAP, however will consider candidates that are on 4 weeks notice or require part time working arrangements.

Your new role
As the successful candidate you will be responsible for providing specialist D&I advice and support and you will work in partnership with senior management and members of the Human Resources team to deliver the banks London Diversity & Inclusion strategy. This will include the, standards and procedures whereby we seek to foster a diverse and inclusive organisation that is reflective of the diverse needs and composition of our people, our clients and the communities we serve. This role will also liaise with Global HR Diversity & Inclusion colleagues to ensure our local strategy complements the global Diversity & Inclusion plan.

Key responsibilities
Pro-actively work with the Head HR Europe and Head of HR Advisory & L&D to set up and monitor the local D&I Annual Plan
Act as the subject matter expert to drive the implementation of the Diversity & Inclusion strategy for the bank in London.
Pro-actively work with the business to ensure that diversity and inclusion is a key part of their people strategy
Research and make recommendations on diversity and inclusion opportunities for the bank
Implement changes to existing policies, processes etc and implement new initiatives based on recommendations
Work closely with the Communications team to ensure that diversity and inclusion strategies, initiatives and success stories are communicated and shared within the Branch

What you'll need to succeed
Experience in a pure Diversity & Inclusion role with a proven track record of delivery in this area for a large financial services firm will be a must
Strong knowledge and understanding of Diversity & Inclusion best practice
Analytical and diagnostic skills with the ability to recommend appropriate solutions
Strong project management skills
Able to act as a catalyst for change, focusing business leaders on developing the right culture
Strong interpersonal, client relationship, influencing and communication skills
Assertiveness with the ability to challenge others in constructive way
Able to demonstrate credibility to communicate complex issues simply and compellingly to influence senior business leaders
CIPD qualification useful but not essential
European languages useful but not essential

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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An opportunity has become available to work with Prudential based in our bespoke offices in Paddington on a 6 month initial contract.

This position will be working in our business change function where you will be dealing with Project Managers, Business Analysts, HR, Stakeholders along with many others. It will be a busy environment and will require an administrator who is assertive, can prioritise and liaise comfortably with colleagues at all levels.

This is a role that requires experience of providing administrative support to a large Finance Change Transformation programme.

Key activities will include:

  • Manage the central Finance Change team meeting room bookings - internal & external
  • Provide central Finance Change team secretariat support ie
  • Support on meeting agendas
  • Take steering meeting minutes/actions, and manage post meeting socialisation of outputs
  • Other team administrative duties ie maintaining org charts etc.
  • Provide team diary management
  • Manage the Finance Change shared mailbox - set up meetings, internal and external room booking and support team travel requirements
  • Build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with other internal executive PAs and team PAs
  • Create and manage the Finance Change governance calendar and holiday tracker

People who work at Prudential agree that ours is a great place to work with a brilliant team spirit. It's also an innovative, high-performing commercial environment that's totally focused on customers. And in a fast-changing world, you'll join an organisation that's leading the way in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals

At Prudential we work hard to create an environment that enables everyone to flourish and we actively encourage diversity across the business.

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GCS currently have a contract position looking for a Design Engineer as detailed below:

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary/rate: £27-35ph DOE

Duration: Circa 2/3 months

Start: Immediate
 
Candidates will need to have Solidworks experience to be suitable for the position.
 
Drawing parts and generating technical information for one of their new products.

If interested and for further details please send your CV or call Dougie Moffat.

Kind regards,

Dougie Moffat

Recruitment Consultant

Mechanical Design 

London, EC4N 6AE

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Personal Assistant/PA - Peterborough - 6 Month Contract - £20 Per Hour/£35-£39k

Amoria Bond are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant to work with an industry leading client of ours based in Peterborough. This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Personal Assistant to join a collaborative organisation.

The role sits with in the Supply Chain department and you will be working with a number of the senior stake holders.

Responsibilities will include:

* To manage the agendas, minute taking at meetings
* Preparation of Management papers and reports
* Chase/Coordinate and collate report submission to strict deadlines
* Preparation of presentations using PowerPoint and other presentation material.
* Booking Travel
* Extensive diary management using Outlook
* Scheduling of series of meetings and plotting of required attendees

Personal skills:

* Previous experience of working as a Personal Assistant
* Demonstrable project management skill from previous roles
* Previous experience of working towards targets and delivering on them
* Strong computer skills, including all Microsoft packages

If this sounds like the role for you please send your CV in Word format for immediate consideration or send it direct to (see below)

Amoria Bond operates as an employment agency and employment business. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age or experience, and we confirm that we are happy to accept applications from persons of any age or experience for this role.

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Test Automation Engineer

6 Month Contract, (strong renewal potential)

Day Rate: Negotiable

Dublin 1

The candidate will need to be an excellent Software Engineer, with particular strengths in relation to automation in a continuous delivery environment.

KEY STRENGTHS:

  • Hands on experience of working with MDM Tools
  • Excellent database testing experience in the areas of functional, load, capacity and performance, & vulnerability testing.
  • Ability to produce a suite of Unit and Integration Tests for Java 8 & C# applications.
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of testing NTier Architectures in relation to cloud and on premise applications
  • Have good knowledge of troubleshooting issues with Firewalls and Proxy Servers. They should have good excellent knowledge communication protocols & networking in relation to application development, deployment and hosting
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a test driven environment with continuous integration pipelines managing the orchestration of feature and regression test packaging & execution.
  • Demonstrate hands on experience of testing code quality & metric production & the implementation of quality gates

TECHNOLOGIES & FRAMEWORKS:

  • Database - MDM Tooling, Hands on experience of database script management using Redgate,
  • Datical, MS SQL Server or other Relational Database
  • Networking & Communication Protocols - DNS, TCPIP, UDP, HTTP HTTPS, SSL, FTP, SCP, SOAP & REST
  • Languages Java 8, MS SQL, C#, Powershell & Bash
  • Testing Frameworks &Tooling, BDD, Cucumber, TestNG, JUnit, NUnit, JQuery, Selenium
  • Other OAuth, SAML, SMTP, MAPI, TFS Git, Jenkins pipeline, Mockito Maven, ANT, Gradle, MsBuild, Monitoring using Tivoli/Datadog

PERSONAL STRENGTHS

The candidate needs to be a self- starter and implement best of breed testing solutions within the boundaries of the integration patterns, architectural principles and guidelines provided. They must be a team player and provide guidance, training and assistance to other members of the test team.

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My client is one of the most respected manufactures in their field.

Their accounts department are currently recruiting for a part time Accounts Assistant, working Monday - Friday (28-30 hours a week).

The purpose of this role is to undertake the day-to-day management of all payment cycle activities in a timely, efficient and accurate manner to include -

- Completing payments and controlling expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices;

- Charge expenses to appropriate ledger accounts and cost centres by matching supplier invoices to authorised Purchase Order

- Ensure completeness of purchase liabilities recorded on the balance sheet through regular supplier statement reconciliations

- Reconcile posted supplier invoices to open Purchase Orders to quantify the GRNI for month end management accounts completion

- Prepare Suggested Payment report for review and approval by senior finance management for each payment run

- Identify suppliers offering payment discounts, incorporating and quantifying the benefit of such payments in each Suggested Payment report

- Be the point of contact for supplier queries and ensure the resolution payment disputes

- Prepare and present to senior finance report of supplier invoices with no supporting Purchase Order and other non-authorised purchases

- Verify employee expense reports and make payment for fully compliant and authorised expense claims

- Preparing analyses of supplier account activity and periodic reports, as required

- Continuously identify improvements to the payment process

- Ensure a detailed SOP document for purchase ledger activities is maintained

- Ad hoc tasks as required

The ideal candidate will have knowledge in Microsoft Office and be confident using financial software systems, such as Sage and Protean.

If you feel you suit the role, please apply below or send your CV to (see below)


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Mandarin Speaking Junior HR Assistant

About Our Client:

Our client's vision is to enhance the lives of humanity and improve the environment by building a fully connected and intelligent world. Our client has the largest R&D organisation in the world with 80,000 employees in research centres around the globe. In the UK, we already have design centres in Bristol, Cambridge, Ipswich and London. With a further £3bn of investment committed to the UK over the next 5 years we invite you to join us and drive your career forward.

Job Purpose:

Recruitment assistant helps facilitate the campus hiring process. He/She uses high communication skills to manage a variety of functions related to campus recruitment, including reporting to the hiring manager and coordinating communication between job applicants. This entry-level position has room for growth and advancement into other positions within the human resources department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Campus recruitment process locally
  • Liaise with Universities to build relationships with key contacts for these activities, including student unions, professors, career affairs
  • Organize and/or support Campus recruitment competitions
  • Planning and delivery of graduate assessments.
  • Planning and delivery of open days and other events.
  • Attending graduate recruitment fairs
  • Organize and/or support Campus recruitment talks and other events, including coordinating visits from HQ to universities
  • Use of appropriate resources for advertising and sourcing candidates including universities recruitment websites etc.
  • This role is to act as employer brand ambassador and to represent our client to their target audiences.
  • Training and supporting hiring/supporting managers
  • Working with the Talent Development Manager, ensuring hiring/supporting managers are fully supported and trained in hiring practices to deliver a seamless candidate experience and consistent process.
  • Liaise with managers to ensure consistency across the UK and adherence to our internal procedures
  • Own and administer the UK section of the recruitment process and feedback within agreed SLAs
  • The post holder will keep accurate and up to date records and produce monthly reports detailing vacancy pipeline, cost to hire, time to hire and offer insight and strategic proposals to ensure targets are met.

Required:

  • UK Graduate
  • Language: English AND Mandarin
  • Connection with UK universities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication ability
  • Continuous improvement and focus on efficiencies
  • Exceptional organisational and reporting ability
  • The ability to build and maintain a network of contacts for building a future talent pipeline
  • Employer branding
  • Training and supporting hiring managers

Desired:

  • Experience in hiring graduates at different levels desirable
  • Previous in-house recruitment/agency recruitment experience is desirable

What we offer

  • Competitive Group Personal Pension Scheme and life cover (subject to age and earnings)
  • Private medical insurance and Cash Plan
  • 25 days annual leave per annum, pro rata, plus 8 public days
  • Opportunity for training and development
  • Sports club
  • Employee discount site
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Flexible working
  • Free onsite parking
  • For Cambridge employee: Cambridge Science Park gym with subsidised membership

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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A highly regarded rail organisation is in the process of delivering a fleet of new trains, in a project due to last a number of years. They are looking for a Delivery Manager to join the team on an interim basis to ensure that the day-to-day, smaller, projects are managed effectively.

The hiring manager describes the ideal Delivery Manager as:

"Someone who has worked in at least one Train Operating Company. That understands the stakeholders and how to get things done. You'll need to understand how franchising within rail works and ideally will have worked on a programme of building and delivering new trains."

In order to be considered for the Delivery Manager role, you must have:

  • Experience working in at least one TOC.
  • Proven delivery experience in a project/programme within a TOC.
  • Proven Project or Programme Management experience.
  • A collaborative approach to teamwork, you'll need to roll your sleeves up and get on with what the team needs.
  • Experience within a new trains rollout programme.
  • Infrastructure/operational experience within a TOC.

A little more detail on the role:

  • You will be responsible for ensuring the smaller areas of the projects have been delivered, such as platform logistics, staff training logistics, ensuring comms strategies are on track, ensuring posters are up to standards etc.
  • If you do not have experience within at least one TOC you will not be considered for this role.
  • You'll be based in London but there are multiple sites in London you'll be expected to work from.
  • The role is for 6 months.
  • £400-450 day rate.

If you are interested in this role please do apply below. Please note, I cannot respond to all unsuccessful applicants.

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