Finance Manager

100000.00 per year - 130000.00 per year



Our client is one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world and they are currently searching for a Finance Director. Please note that a mandarin speaker will be considered highly advantageous for this position. The role will also require the incumbent to relocate to China for 6-12 months before returning to the UK to run the Finance function for the EMEA region. As such, you should be able to work freely in both, China, and the UK, without restrictions.

Role Duties

  1. Participate in our client's overseas, regional financial support system. In Europe, the Bank continues to optimise its financial processes, as well as identifying and controlling risk points. It has established and improved corresponding financial systems and promoted the automation and systematization of the financial processes.

  1. Improving and establishing finance frameworks and improving processes

  1. You will need to support local compliance in Europe, including but not limited to compliance reporting, taxation, treasury and other related compliance and risk controls

  1. Participate in the budgeting and execution of international business in support of the Group's international strategy in Europe; Participate in European business discussions and provide forward-looking financial support to business operations and back-office teams;

  1. Summarise, analyse and extract overseas business and financial data. Analyse and evaluate the business operation status, key projects and investment in back-office resources, provide financial advice and assist the business department in making decisions. Design and build an international business financial-analysis system.


1. Integrity, tenacity, diligence, strong team spirit and self-motivation.
2. Strong execution and communication skills;
3. Among transnational corporations, the financial system, process construction and optimization experience of the region are preferred.
4. E-commerce experience highly advantageous
5. Having worked in logistics, payment, retail and other related industries seen as highly advantageous
6. Have overseas study and work experience
7. Fluent in both Mandarin and English

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.
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    My leading wealth management firm are looking to bring on a PMO Lead to support a programme focused on designing a new operating model.

    Candidates must have:

    • Extensive PMO Lead experience within Wealth/Asset management.
    • Proven experience in setting up PMO's and managing programme governance & reporting.
    • Must have worked in business change programmes (Non-technical roles).
    • Previous work at a programme level - maintaining RAIDs, milestone plans, financial management, resource management and programme reporting.
    • Experience on target operating model implementation (non-essential)
    • Hands on approach, detail orientated and good issue resolution skills.
    • Project management qualification e.g. Prince 2
    • Comprehensive understanding of standard project and PMO tools and techniques.

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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    £450 - £500 per day

    I am currently looking for an experienced SWIFT Application Support Analyst (UNIX) to join a top financial organisation based in London. The role will be a contract role and will be working on a new project within the business.

    Provide 2nd line production operational shift support for IT Linux/UNIX application services, many of which are business critical. You will be required to take ownership of problems through to resolution over a wide variety of systems and technologies and provide remote and on-site support as part of the on-call support rota.

    Essential skills/experience:

    Experienced Application Support Analyst

    Must have strong experience for supporting critical production applications in an enterprise Linux environment.

    Experience of running queries against PostgreSQL and DB2 databases.

    Experience of supporting IBM MQ and data replication technologies.

    Experience of supporting Swift messaging applications.

    Experience of supporting and operating highly available, scalable and fault tolerant systems using Amazon Web Services (AWS).

    Knowledge of ITIL framework (understanding of Incident, Problem, Change)


    £450-£500 per day

    6 month contract with scope to extend

    Location- London

    If you feel like you are a strong match for my requirements, please send me over an updated copy of CV and I will get back in touch.

    Many thanks,


    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

    £35000 - £40000 per annum bens

    Research Analyst – Legal Sector


    c£35,000 – £40,000

    Our client a leading global law firm is looking for a research analyst to work closely with the marketing team. You will have experience in a research analyst role ideally from a large and / or a global organisation.

    You will produce research and increase the businesses knowledge base through monitoring competitors, clients, their sectors and markets whilst ensuring profiles are developed and maintained based on the research conducted.

    • Produce insightful reports / profiles, through analysis of variety of different sources of information
    • Provide lawyers with regular briefings on developments unearthed through the research
    • Work closely with other teams in the business to provide research input for training, events and projects
    • Be the first point of contact for everyone in the firm in order to assist with research queries, whatever the topic
    • Assess and triage requests, often delegating to others in the team either one of the network of specialists or a junior member of staff under your supervision
    • You will also have regular interaction with a variety of stakeholders including lawyers, business developments teams and other internal clients

    Experience required

    • Current/ recent experience gained in a research analyst role, being able to demonstrate critical and analytical thinking
    • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders, with the ability to build strong working relationships
    • Strong experience using print and internet to conduct research
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, preferably in a large and / or global organisation
    • Excellent communication and written skills in English, and ideally one other language is preferred

    Please send your CV to Annie Harper via the link provided

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.