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Careers at Lloyd James Media Group

Lloyd James Media Group always welcomes the receipt of CVs from ambitious, talented candidates. We offer career development opportunities accross a broad range of specialisms, including business development, IT, finance and administration and more.

Please complete the form and submit for CV for consideration.

Location: Primarily based in Wolverhampton but may have some requirements to travel to other locations as and when required.

 

The Business:  

Lloyd James Media is a well renowned and established Consumer acquisition direct marketing business and is part of a large and diverse group of businesses that operate across many separate sectors including media, financial services, legal and software development. We focus on providing our clients with flexibility, speed of service and highly cost-effective solutions to meet the most challenging business objectives.

You’ll be joining our extended team of colleagues at an exciting time, as we are expanding and investing in new business ventures that will extend the range of products and services for our customers.

 

The Role:

To prepare and provide financial information, support, and advice to staff and management in line with the company’s strategic ambitions and priorities, delivering a high quality financial and management accounts service to the directors. You will also ensure that all Finance Policies and Procedures are carried out in line with appropriate regulations.

Reporting to Group Finance Manager, the role will be responsible for processes all payroll related activity for 9 group connecting companies. The key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Updating Sage payroll with starters, leavers and personal employee details
  • Using the HR system & Sage payroll and existing Excel payroll schedules to prepare monthly payroll for group companies
  • Updating and processing multiple pension records (Now Pensions & Peoples Pension)
  • Preparing & checking weekly commissions to authorised bonus structures & targets
  • Dealing with all payroll queries
  • Efficiently resolving payroll & Sage & HR system related issues
  • Uploading e-payslips, e-P60’s, e-P11d’s and P45’s on the E-Pay portal
  • Reconciling all statutory and voluntary deductions to deadlines
  • Filing statutory and regulatory returns (HMRC RTI, and multiple pension scheme submissions), as well as managing online portals
  • Co-ordinating BACS transmissions, general ledger interfaces and post-payroll reports
  • Recognising and implementing improvements to processes
  • Assisting with any Ad-hoc duties required for the business need

What we offer in return:

  • A competitive basic salary up to £25,000
  • 20 days holiday per annum
  • A comprehensive training programme
  • Fun and friendly environment

Working hours:

  • 24-40 hours per week between Monday – Friday (9.00-17.30) flexible during payroll week

Relevant Skills and Experience:

  • Current and relevant experience of running multiple payrolls & pensions on your own and or with Finance & HR function support
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build relationships and operate cross multiple support and operational functions
  • Strong IT skills in Microsoft Excel, Sage Payroll, HR systems
  • Ability to positively persuade and influence others

The Person:

We have created a working environment where your personal experience is as highly valued as your professional expertise; where your ideas and your thinking are rewarded, not just your results. Above all, this is somewhere exceptional people can excel and help others do the same.

We are looking for: –

  • Professional, driven and highly motivated candidates
  • Must have excellent organisation, communication and typing skills
  • A methodical approach with good attention to detail
  • Pays attention to detail and records information accurately
  • Team player that focuses on optimising the team output
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong customer service and communication skills

If you feel you are suitable for this role please apply by submitting your application in the form on this page.

Please attach your CV and Cover Letter. Make sure to add your full name and contact details so that we can get in touch.

 

Lloyd James Media Group always welcomes the receipt of CVs from ambitious, talented candidates. We offer career development opportunities across a broad range of specialisms, including business development, IT, finance and administration and more.

Please complete the form below and submit your CV for consideration.

 

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Position: Assistant Finance Manager

Location: Primarily based in Wolverhampton but may have some requirements to travel to other locations as and when required.

Reports to: Finance Manager

Salary: Up to £40,000

The Businesses:

We run a number of businesses operating across a wide range of industries including Law firms, Property and Direct Marketing.

Lloyd James Media group is a national group of businesses who provides B2C direct marketing solutions and has one of the most accurate multi-sourced databases of UK consumers. Lloyd James Media Group and the national group of businesses specialise in Law and have recently formed an alternative business structure and launched the national consumer brand The Law Mind and My Law Matters.

The Law Mind are legal specialists in financial litigation and other consumer led claims, with over 20 years experience within generating leads across multiple marketing channels and since 2016 has produced over 5 million PPI leads for both inhouse claims management and external partners.

My Law Matters are legal specialists within Conveyancing, Wills and Probate and Family Law, we have offices based in Solihull, Wolverhampton, Manchester and Waltham Cross that have dedicated employees to work around the client’s needs.

Victor Assets & Estates/VNT Salop are our property management companies, who operating nationally for asset sales and leasing’s of a number of properties within our portfolio.

Our business is successful for its innovative and autonomous structure, we pride ourselves on being a mutual shareholding business with a number of larger businesses and support services such as IT, HR and Finance. Due our success we are currently on the cusp of an exciting new adventure focusing on people, process and operations.

We are looking for the right individual who can play a critical role in providing financial guidance and support to our business with the motivation and hunger to make a real difference to the business’s success.

If you are looking for a role with growth and opportunity, we can offer you a career with no limits and you can hit the ground running and shine!

The role:

We recognise our support services are the backbone to our businesses and the individuals within the team are the drivers behind the success. We are looking for someone who can work closely with the finance team, manager, directors, and stakeholders to deliver high quality financial services and grow the financial department with a hands-on approach.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and motivate your team by pushing them to their limits, set clear goals and being encouraging
  • Create, develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders within the business
  • Monitoring the day-to-day financial operations with the company
  • Management of Finance teamwork flow through implementing company policies, staff appraisals, performance management, training programmes and development
  • Represent the business positively and effectively in dealings with external parties
  • Assist in the development of plans, policies, and procedures for all areas within scope of the post and ensure compliance across the business
  • Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Cash flow management, including reconciliations of bank accounts as well as sales analysis month end reports and presentations
  • Assist on the key control account reconciliations and finance processes are effectively carried out monthly
  • Meeting all relevant statutory requirements including VAT and Inland Revenue returns
  • To be aware of all current and developing regulatory requirements which could impact the operations of the financial and commercial aspects and take the necessary actions to ensure adherence
  • Contribute to the maintenance and development of an effective budget production, monitor, and manage the system that facilitates and underpins operational and strategic planning
  • Assist in preparing accounts, developing financial models, and planning for future strategy
  • Assist in managing group payroll
  • Any other duties for the requested by the company it considers appropriate to your abilities, including duties which would not normally be associated with your job title

Essential Requirements:

  • Would need to be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in finance role
  • At least 3 years’ experience of managing and developing a financial team
  • Have the knowledge to work with Sage 50 Accounts
  • Preferably law firm accounting experience
  • Have the knowledge of Finance Policies and Procedures
  • Able to work under your own initiative when dealing with client and supplier issues
  • Be an excellent communicator capable of dealing with a variety of clients and non-finance people
  • Knowledge of organisational effectiveness and how to implement it
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles with the innovative to implement them

Why Would I want to work here?

As a business we pride ourselves on our core values of being open, honest, and hardworking.  This is a huge potential to develop and grow within a fun and exciting environment, where your perspective matters, your development is at the forefront where endless opportunities are offered to support your personal growth and expansion of the business by having a voice and being part of making critical business decisions, you will no longer be viewed as a cog in a wheel!

  • As an Assistant Finance Manager, you will enjoy a secure, supportive, and progressive working environment
  • Comprehensive (Inhouse) training as we as development and career progression opportunities
  • 30days holiday
  • Various lifestyle benefits

What we are looking for:

  • Inspirational and dynamic individual who can encourage drive and develop a team’s output
  • The ability to positively influence others
  • Professional and self-motivated
  • Good analytical skills
  • High numeracy and sound technical skills
  • Strong project management
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigating nature
  • The capacity to make quick but rational decisions
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Able to take instruction, process, act and improve

If you are looking for a role that is exciting and developing look no further and apply today!

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