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  • Graduate Tax Accountant (4172) View  

    Position: Graduate Tax Accountant (4172)
    Remuneration: £24-27K (depending on location)
    Location: London
    Sector: Professional Services
    Job Ref: 4172


    Overview:   
    Looking to fast-track your career within a leading global organisation? Then look no further.


    Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Xchanging is a leading business process and technology services provider specialising in Insurance, Financial Services, Technology and Procurement with over 7,500 employees across 10 countries, providing services to customers in 48 countries. 


    What does this mean? Simple… Xchanging create and manage innovative solutions to perform business functions on behalf of their clients to make them more competitive, efficient and, ultimately, more successful.  Examples of their services include:
    • £11 trillion of transactions completed on behalf of customers over their IT trading platforms
    • £22 billion of premiums processed for the world’s largest insurance broker
    • 100% of Lloyd’s Market policies processed
    • 97% of the world’s non-ferrous metals traded via their technology
    • 48 – the number of countries where Xchanging provide services to customers
    • 15 – the number of major industries across which Xchanging provides services; from Aerospace & Defense to Telecommunications, from Real Estate to Food & Beverage, from Public Sector to Banks & Financial Services


    The business is built on finding, employing and developing exceptional people. The first and most important of Xchanging’s Corporate Values is customer focus. As such, we are looking for people with the potential or the proven capacity to put themselves into a customer’s situation and deliver solutions built around their needs.


    The role will be based in the Group Tax Department, assisting the UK Tax Manager with tax compliance and tax reporting. The candidate will be supported through formal accounting qualifications including provision for study leave and sponsorship for exams.


    Prerequisites: 
    The successful candidate for this role will be educated to degree level (2.1 or above) from a leading university; Accounting /Economics disciplines are essential. You will possess a strong interest in tax and a desire to complete formal accounting qualifications such as CIMA or ACCA.


    The Role & Responsibilities:
    • Assisting with the preparation of corporate tax returns and VAT compliance related matters
    • Liaising with HMRC on a regular basis
    • Providing support for the half year and year end external tax reporting process
    • Producing analyses and reconciliations
    • Supporting with tax rate and cash tax forecasting
    • Assisting with reviewing and documenting processes
    • Carrying out ad-hoc work to support corporate tax transactions


    The Person – experience & skills:
    • Educated to degree level (2.1 or above) from a leading university, Accounting/Economics are essential
    • Demonstrate a strong interest in tax with a desire to complete formal accounting qualifications such as CIMA or ACCA
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    • Strong knowledge of double entry accounting
    • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
    • A logical approach and a detail-orientated attitude
    • Enjoy responsibility and have the ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Have regional and global mobility



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  • Manager – Events & Hospitality (4160) View  

    Position: Manager – Events & Hospitality (4160)
    Remuneration: £ Competitive + Bonus
    Location: London
    Sector: Recruitment & Headhunting
    Job Ref: 4160


    Overview:   
    Outstanding opportunity to join Brightsparks and manage the Events & Hospitality Staffing side of the business as we embark on a period of rapid, capital-backed expansion.



    Founded in 2003, Brightsparks is a market leader and has a wealth of experience and expertise within Events & Hospitality, Staffing and Recruitment. From exclusive hospitality at some of the most iconic sporting and music events to private dining at the houses of some of London’s UHNWIs, Brightsparks provides a superior level of service to our clients and their guests.


    Beyond this, Brightsparks has a unique staffing and recruitment business that effectively commercialises a University Alumni model. By directly employing thousands of students and recent graduates in temporary work every year, Brightsparks has a unique network and insight into their skills and strengths to launch their careers as Graduates and then help them climb the early stages of the career ladder as Young Professionals.


    We have achieved considerable growth over the past few years and we are now well positioned to grow rapidly. We are looking for a pro-active, passionate and driven individual to manage and lead our Events & Hospitality Team.


    Prerequisites:   
    Experience and passion for the Hospitality Industry is essential for this position. You will have a demonstrable ability to motivate and lead a team whilst driving a business forward in a period of rapid growth. You will excel in client facing environments and embody our motto of “Performance with Personality”.


    Responsibilities include:
    • Manage existing key client accounts
    • Build and manage the Events Team
    • Business development and Sales; pro-actively win new business in line with Brightsparks brand and develop current clients to ensure maximum spend
    • Manage budgets & accountability for team performance against targets
    • Develop and refine Brightsparks in-house training program
    • Oversee the operation, administration and fulfilment of all event bookings


    The Person – experience & skills:
    • Proven ability manage and lead a team in a process driven operation
    • Extensive experience in a client facing role within the Hospitality and Events industry
    • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal)
    • Polish and credibility with clients and the wider Event Industry
    • Committed to building our brand



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  • Compliance Analyst (4148) View  

    Position: Compliance Analyst (4148)
    Remuneration: Up to £29K (Depending On Experience)
    Location: London
    Sector: Banking & Financial Services
    Job Ref: 4148


    Overview:   
    An independently owned Private Bank, Wealth Management and Investment Firm is looking for a Compliance Analyst to join their growing team. Reporting to the Group Head of Compliance & Chief Risk Officer, the Compliance Analyst will support the Compliance team in carrying out its daily tasks, compliance monitoring and training programme. In addition, the Compliance Analyst will provide assistance in all regulatory matters covering Banking, Investment Management and Wealth Planning.


    Prerequisites:   
    The successful candidate will be educated to degree level; 2.1 or above; Business or Law related disciplines are beneficial. You will possess the IOC (formerly IAQ) qualification or have a desire to complete this qualification. Previous experience of regulatory compliance, a basic understanding of retail investments and equities and knowledge of the FCA’s conduct of business requirements is highly beneficial.


    Responsibilities include:
    • Providing support on general compliance matters (including Personal Account Dealing, AML monitoring and training and co-ordinating changes to the Compliance Manual and Compliance Department procedures)
    • Observing potential PEP and Sanctions matches
    • Ensuring account opening packs comply with Anti-Money Laundering and business requirements
    • Maintaining the Gifts and Breaches register
    • Evaluating trade activity from the Investment Management team
    • Monitoring the Errors & Complaints log and ensuring they comply with internal processes
    • Assisting with the maintenance of the Compliance Intranet pages and regulatory reurns as well as the preparation of training and notices to the businesses
    • Producing monthly regulatory updates
    • Assisting in the production of the quarterly fraud newsletter
    • Conducting reviews of Higher Risk accounts, PEP’s and Investment Management in & outflows


    The Person – experience & skills:
    • Educated to degree level (2.1 or above), Law or Business related disciplines are beneficial
    • A qualification in IOC (formerly IAQ) or a strong desire to complete
    • Previous experience of regulatory compliance is advantageous
    • A basic understanding of retail investments and equities is highly beneficial
    • A general understanding of the regulatory environment and knowledge of the FCA’s conduct of business requirements is valuable
    • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office (including Word and PowerPoint)
    • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
    • Able to work proactively and use your own initiative
    • Able to work effectively in a team
    • Strong organisation skills


     



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  • IT Graduate (4132) View  

    Position: IT Graduate (4132)
    Remuneration: £25K + Bonus & Benefits
    Location: London
    Sector: Banking & Financial Services
    Job Ref: 4132


    Overview:   
    One of the UK’s oldest independently owned private banks is looking for an IT Graduate to join their growing team. The role will be based in the Service Management department which consists of Service Desk, Incident and Problem Management and Information Security. There will be an element of cross training in all areas. Rotations will include time with the Architecture, Projects, Applications (Analysis, Development, Quality Control, Release Management and Support) and Infrastructure Management and Support teams.


    The client looks to combine a modern approach to banking and technology, whilst upholding their traditional values and provide exceptional customer service within the role.  


    Prerequisites:   
    The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, 2.1 or above; Computer Science/ IT disciplines are essential. You will possess a strong desire to build a career in IT and have exceptional time management, up-to-date knowledge of technologies and strong problem solving skills.


    Responsibilities include:
    • You will be working in the Service Management area of IT
    • You will gain exposure in various departments including Architecture, Projects, Applications (Analysis, Development, Quality Control, Release Management and Support) and Infrastructure Management Support
    • You will be responsible for ensuring service stability, enforcing operational controls and managing the relationship between the IT and the Business


    The Person – experience & skills:
    • Educated to degree level (2.1 and above), Computer Science/IT disciplines are essential
    • An interest in a long-term career in IT is vital
    • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
    • Up-to-date knowledge of technologies
    • Strong problem solving skills and time-management ability
    • An ability to work to deadlines
    • A good eye for detail



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