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Listen

We meet with all our clients and candidates so we can fully understand their needs. Only through listening can we ensure a thorough appreciation of the requirements and challenges before embarking on any recruitment project.

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Advise

No two recruitment projects are ever the same and each requires its own individual solution. We provide a range of resourcing solutions and then recommend a tailor made approach designed to guarantee the delivery of the best possible shortlist.

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Deliver

At Cedar we pride ourselves on our successful track record of delivery. We can operate to very tight timescales without sacrificing quality throughout the process.

About us

Cedar is a specialist recruitment consultancy that provides bespoke solutions to Finance, Transformation and Procurement leaders both within the UK and internationally.

As a specialist consultancy, we are agile, flexible, innovative and our enviable track record proves we punch well above our weight when it comes to delivering appointments that last and add value.

Whether recruiting for entry or board level, on a permanent or contract basis, our entire culture is based on the concept of Listen. Advise. Deliver.  We listen to our clients and candidates, understand their key drivers and then advise them as to the best approach to ensure effective delivery. This philosophy helps make sure we get it right first time, every time.

What our clients say:

  • IMG Events
  • Merlin Entertainments
  • Tate & Lyle Sugars
  • bsi.
  • Jimmy Choo
  • BT
  • Associated British Foods
  • Pfizer
  • Liverpool Football Club
  • Post Office
  • Sofa.com
  • Caffe Nero
  • Bank Of Ireland
  • Financial Times
  • Freemantle Media
  • Hitachi
  • KOOVS Plc
  • Intuit
  • Ladbrokes
  • Leonard Cheshire Disability
  • LGC
  • Lifeways
  • Livingstone
  • Moneycorp
  • Montessori St Nicholas
  • Optegra
  • Pizza Express
  • Post Office Ltd
  • Power to Change
  • Rail Delivery Group
  • Royal British Legion
  • Save The Children
  • STA Travel
  • W H Smith
  • Having worked with Cedar for a number of years they have become the first port of call when I am looking to fill a position. They have consistently delivered a selection of high quality and well vetted candidates to the business and most importantly candidates who are appropriate for the role on offer. Clearly a lot of thought and time goes in to this process and it is the mark of a great agency when the candidates are not only very targeted to the role but well prepared for interview. I have sourced both interim and permanent candidates and on the interim side, Cedar have the bench to be able to provide quality individuals quickly and efficiently. The absolute key to our relationship has been the deep understanding by Cedar of our business, what we are looking for in people and being able to provide candidates who fit the roles and culture of our company.

    IMG Events,

  • Recruitment Challenge: Finding talent with the right cultural fit 

    David Bridgford, Corporate Finance Director at Merlin Entertainments  discusses how finding candidates with the right cultural fit is a key  challenge for the business.

     

    Merlin Entertainments,

  • I have worked with Cedar for a short time but we have forged a very good working relationship. Cedar take the time to understand the needs of my business and work tirelessly when required. Cedar have proactively sought to include me on Cedar events - which are highly recommended - as a good opportunity to get to know Cedar, their staff and also as a networking opportunity.

    Tate & Lyle Sugars,

  • February 2018

    I have worked with Cedar for a short time but have quickly forged a very good working relationship. Cedar took the time to understand the needs of my business and worked quickly and accurately to fill any vacancies that they have worked on.

     

    May 2018

    I have been working with Cedar on couple of roles and they are an outstanding recruiter. I am so grateful for all the help that Cedar has given me and how patient the team have been with us. I would highly recommend Cedar for any candidate or company.

    bsi.,

  • Recruitment Challenge: finding quality candidates with the right cultural fit

    Richard Kozlowski, Jimmy Choo, discusses his biggest recruitment challenge: finding quality candidates with the right cultural fit quickly.

     

     

    Jimmy Choo,

  • Hugely impressed by the way Cedar go about their business in sourcing candidates and the matching process they go through which has proved to be an astounding success. We have over the course of the last 18 months brought in ten new people and it’s safe to say, the candidates we see from Cedar are always top of the pack. They are the ones that impress the most in the room and on the job, with some exceeding expectations and on the path to being our leaders of tomorrow. I’m genuinely really impressed in their methods on understanding the role, the recruiting manager and team and likewise candidates to really make sure the match it right.

    We continue to deepen our relationships with them in areas such as devising recruitment and people strategies to make sure we ultimately make the right decisions and get the best for our business and its future; they have truly become a trusted partner of BT.

    BT,

  • I’ve worked with Cedar on a number of recruitment opportunities over the last few years which, in an industry where the maxim that ‘you are only as good as your last assignment’ is particularly relevant, is testament to the quality of service that they provide. Cedar has made a conscious effort to understand my management philosophy and the things that are important to me. They also take the time to understand the corporate culture and the environment into which I am looking to recruit. This results in an efficient recruitment process, a relevant short list and appointments that have a fighting chance of success.

    Associated British Foods,

  • We worked with Cedar while recruiting for a senior finance position. I think two things separated Cedar from the rest; first was their ability to match candidates with the position; and second was the quality of discussion we had with them. It was really about finding the best person for the role rather than them selling a person into a position. It was our first engagement with Cedar and we will definitely be using their services again.

    Pfizer,

  • Having dealt successfully with Cedar in the past, I was confident in appointing them to deliver this project and they again exceeded expectations. From start to finish they delivered a consultative and value added service, the culmination of which has meant we hired three great candidates. I have no hesitation in recommending Cedar.

    Liverpool Football Club,

  • Recruitment Challenge: Attracting talent with commercial finance experience

    Nick Sambridge, Finance Director – IT and Transformation, explains that his biggest recruitment challenge for Post Office Ltd is attracting senior finance professionals with commercial experience.

     

     

    Post Office,

  • It’s been a pleasure to engage with Cedar on our most recent hire. The role had been vacant for some time and other agencies had struggled to provide candidates for us. The Part-Qualified team at Cedar however, were able to arrange a shortlist of candidates within a matter of days of me reaching out to them. Interviews were arranged promptly and each candidate was an excellent skill match. I’m happy to say we’ve now filled the role with someone who is making a real difference to our organisation. I look forward to a continued working relationship with Cedar and would highly recommend them to others.

    Sofa.com,

  • "I approached Cedar to assist in the recruitment of a temporary Accounts Payable Assistant for my team. From the beginning, the team were friendly, professional and ready to help. They met with me at my office so they could get a real idea of what I needed in my team. They were professional, to the point and worked swiftly. The quality of candidates and the CVs they sent across were great and I felt reassured they had really listened and understood what an ideal candidate looked like for me. Within a week I had someone placed who was capable, well presented and ready to work – what more could you ask for?

    I can’t thank Cedar enough for all their help and will certainly work with them again in the future not only for temp roles but for perm roles too."

    Caffe Nero,

  • “I have recruited several commercial finance professionals both on the interim and permanent side through Cedar.  I have continually been impressed with the quality of Cedar’s candidates and understanding they have demonstrated around match on cultural fit and skillset.  I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to anyone wanting to up-skill their finance team”

    Bank Of Ireland,

  • February 2018

    I have worked with Cedar for a short time but have quickly forged a very good working relationship. Cedar took the time to understand the needs of my business and worked quickly and accurately to fill any vacancies that they have worked on.

    May 2018

    I have been working with Cedar on couple of roles and they are an outstanding recruiter. I am so grateful for all the help that Cedar has given me and how patient the team have been with us. I would highly recommend Cedar for any candidate or company.

    bsi.,

  • “We first tried Cedar when we needed a high quality candidate, fast. They didn’t disappoint, and unlike many other agencies we had tried, provided us a highly credible shortlist of suitable candidates. We could have filled the role several times over. Since then, Cedar hasn’t disappointed and each time we’ve needed to add to the team, Cedar have delivered credible candidates. They seem to know the candidates they represent well, and they have handled each of our engagements with swift efficiency, which has taken the pain out of recruiting for senior candidates. Happily recommend Cedar to anyone who doesn’t enjoy the recruitment process.”

    Financial Times,

  • “I approached Cedar to find a special candidate to help build a growing team. In an extremely tight timeframe, Cedar used their immense experience and connections to locate a benchmark candidate who fit culturally into our business and who had all the required skills. The biggest players on the market couldn’t get anywhere near to matching such a candidate and I believe we got the best person on the market at the time. What I also like about Cedar is their proactively and their confidence to tell you how it is, which not only minimises wasting time, but also adds value to the recruitment process.”

    Freemantle Media,

  • “We worked with Cedar on a challenging position that other recruiters had struggled to fill. They quickly understood the brief and sourced  high quality  candidates. We are very pleased with the process and outcome.”

    Hitachi,

  • "I have used Cedar over the past ten years as both a client and then a candidate. They are always my first call as nine times out of ten they will come out on top. They seem to really understand the roles they are recruiting for and the candidates they have, which not only gets a great  result,  but often means they do it with the fewest potential candidates saving everyone’s time."

    KOOVS Plc,

  • “Cedar quickly and efficiently supplied us with two shortlists of international candidates, from which we hired two exceptional people. Cedar provided consultative advice throughout the process and their transparent approach helped us secure our chosen candidates. I was deeply impressed with their full understanding of our requirements and the speed at which they worked without sacrificing quality. I would thoroughly recommend them.”

    Intuit,

  • “Over the years Cedar have made a real effort to get to know the business and the culture within our company. As a result, when we’ve needed to recruit, Cedar have always been able to put forward the kind of people who fit in and contribute quickly.”

    Ladbrokes,

  • “Professional, excellent listeners and understand the exact needs of their customers. The Cedar team always go the extra mile and provide solid consultative advice. These are just a few reasons that I would not hesitate to recommend Cedar when looking for procurement talent or indeed for anyone looking to progress their own career.”

    Leonard Cheshire Disability,

  • “We instructed Cedar to help us with the appointment of an Interim Group Corporate Finance Manager. They quickly understood our brief and set to work sending us CVs for five high  calibre  individuals. We conducted three interviews from this shortlist and subsequently offered the role to an excellent candidate. The entire process was completed in just five days. We were extremely impressed not only with the quality of the candidates but the speed at which they could be provided. I would not hesitate to recommend Cedar’s interim practice.”

    LGC,

  • Cedar have greatly assisted me in building the team I need to deliver the business requirements in a challenging environment. The team have taken the time to get to know me and my requirements achieving a high level of successful recruitment. They are dependable and high in integrity, and go the extra mile to support me and they work hard to make recruitment for me as smooth as possible. They never complain when I give them an impossible task and, when I was in need of immediate  short term  staffing assistance; the team were quick to help. They are very effective at their job and it’s a pleasure to recommend Cedar as accomplished recruiting professionals.

    Lifeways,

  • “We recently retained Cedar to help us find a high calibre finance director within a very tight timescale. Cedar provided a shortlist of 5 excellent candidates within 10 working days, each one of which could have performed very well in the role. They managed the search process effectively and efficiently, ensuring that we were able to appoint our preferred candidate. I would have no hesitation in referring Cedar to any business looking to hire Senior Finance Professionals.”

    Livingstone,

  • “We retained cedar to help us manage a critical senior finance hire. They took a very comprehensive briefing, gave great advice on how best to approach the market and then delivered a high quality short list populated with candidates who had both the right skill set and the right personalities . The whole process took only 6 weeks from project sign off to offer and we secured a great candidate much quicker than I expected. I would have no hesitation in recommending Cedar as a genuinely value adding recruitment partner”

    Moneycorp,

  • "Cedar helped me to recruit permanent finance professionals in my previous company who went on to become part of the talent pool. At Montessori St Nicholas, being commercial and financial is key to a Charity with trading subsidiaries that fund its social impact programmes. The team at Cedar put forward the right people, first time for both interim and permanent finance roles and are key to helping me build the finance team that we need for the future. For me, an ingredient to achieving that success is knowing that Cedar is a partner and not just a service provider".

    Montessori St Nicholas,

  • “Cedar has placed a number of strong candidates within our Finance team and we can always rely on their promptness, quality  and  professionalism.”

    Optegra,

  • Pizza Express,

  • Recruitment Challenge: Attracting talent with commercial finance experience

    Nick Sambridge, Finance Director – IT and Transformation, explains that his biggest recruitment challenge for Post Office Ltd is attracting senior finance professionals with commercial experience.

    Post Office Ltd,

  • “The Qualified Finance Team at Cedar possess a deep knowledge of the charity sector and have a wide and varied network of well-qualified individuals at their fingertips.   What I valued was that they took the time to understand our organisation and the requirements for the role which made the candidates presented to us already a good fit.  This was also helpful if they felt a candidate particularly shared our values and the same passion for what we do.

    Having a partnership with Cedar significantly improved our time-to-hire and by working with them exclusively, they delivered the perfect candidate in just 2.5 weeks.  I will continue to use them in the future and would also recommend them.”

    Power to Change,

  • Recruiting in Procurement was new for me coming from a Finance background and having previously managed a stable procurement team.

    Cedar has helped me to recruit two roles in my new Procurement team: an interim IT Procurement Manager and a permanent Procurement Analyst and on both occasions Louise has made the process as easy and efficient as possible.

    For the interim IT Procurement Manager, after discussing my requirements, they sent me the CV of the perfect candidate who was available on short notice and experienced in the area. They organised a meeting with the candidate within days and even the culture matched my organisation. I hired the candidate immediately for a start on the following Monday. The candidate is doing a great job in her role and is an asset to the team.

    For the Procurement Analyst, I asked Cedar for help after having a bad experience with another recruitment agency due to the specific nature of the role.

    They provided a short list of candidates that were spot on and despite one candidate disappointingly accepting an offer somewhere else, the new recruit is starting this week.

    Cedar’s ability to understand requirements both technically and in relation to procurement competencies along with Cedar’s effective processes have delivered success for my team.

    Rail Delivery Group,

  • 2018

    I’ve used Cedar for recruiting into my team for several years now, with them having placed more than half of my current team. They take the time to understand not only the technical requirements but also the person requirements. All the candidates I see from Cedar are a good team fit as well as having the relevant experience and skill. I can always rely on Cedar!

     

    2017

    Cedar have placed me and recruited into my team on several occasions. They take the time to understand both role requirements and personal fit and always find me the best quality candidates for roles I’m recruiting. They are honest and personable and genuinely one of the best procurement recruitment consultancies out there.Cedar have placed me and recruited into my team on several occasions. They take the time to understand both role requirements and personal fit and always find me the best quality candidates for roles I’m recruiting. They are honest and personable and genuinely one of the best procurement recruitment consultancies out there.

    Royal British Legion,

  • "Following a failed open recruitment process for a media and marketing procurement manager, Cedar were recommended to me by another charity and I was very happy with the service I received. Cedar matched us with a high calibre candidate who had the technical skills and cultural fit that we needed. I am very happy with the appointment."

    Save The Children,

  • “I have worked with Cedar as both a client and a candidate and both experiences were positive. They listened and consulted on each occasion giving honest and insightful advice. Most recently we recruited a senior finance individual through Cedar on a project basis which allowed me to forget about the recruitment process once I had briefed the consultant. Our short list of candidates was a good combination of the necessary skill level and the right personality fit into our team; something we feel is very important to our business. The interview process went smoothly and we are very happy with our new recruit who has made a great start and fitted in well with the team.”

    STA Travel,

  • Recruitment Challenge: Finding candidates who understand the complexities of a multi-site business 

    Jackie Freeman , Strada, explains that her biggest recruitment challenge is finding candidates who understand the complexities of the financial analysis for a multi-site retail business.

     

    Strada,

  • “We chose to retain cedar on a critical and urgent recruitment campaign. We found them to be structured, efficient and genuinely consultative throughout the entire process and were impressed with the candidates that they introduced to us. Cedar talk about the importance of business partnering their clients and this was clearly the case when we worked with them. I would have no hesitation in working with them again or recommending their services to others.”

    W H Smith,

Latest news

Our experts make a point of keeping their fingers on the pulse of their sector and of the recruitment market in general. You can read some of their insights and opinions on the latest industry developments below, as well as news of what's been happening in our world – from our series of regular Breakfast Briefings through to our fundraising activities and new hires:

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Information Security Analyst

Greater London, England

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Information Security Analyst to work for a leading global Business Servcies organisation. Experience Required: 1-2 years experience of IT Internal audit experience, with a strong focus on Information Security A basic understanding of ISO 27001 control requirements PCI knowledge is desirable Or 1-2 years experience of supporting ISO 27001 audits as an Auditor - or has had some contribution as a member of a team which has implemented ISO 27001. PCI knowledge is desirable

IT Internal Auditor

Greater London, England

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT Internal Auditor / Information Security Analyst to work for a leading global Business Servcies organisation. Experience Required: 1-2 years experience of IT Internal audit experience, with a strong focus on Information Security A basic understanding of ISO 27001 control requirements PCI knowledge is desirable Or 1-2 years experience of supporting ISO 27001 audits as an Auditor - or has had some contribution as a member of a team which has implemented ISO 27001. PCI knowledge is desirable

IT Auditor

City of London, London

IT Auditor £30-£40k Central London Permanent Position Global Business Services The Opportunity: I am looking for an IT Auditor to join a global business services company based in Central London. They are looking for an individual with a couple of years' experience maximum. The are looking for the ideal junior candidate to develop their career and skills within the company. This is a fantastic opportunity for future progression. The Role: Assist with bid response preparation, client questionnaires, information spec, internal audit and supplier due diligence, Work with ISO 27001 audit preparations. Assist with supplier security assessments and simple project information spec assessments. Help build the immature function put in place. The Requirements: Must have experience with ISO 27001. 1-2 years' experience in IT internal Audit. Manageable and adaptable within a team. Learn quickly and efficiently.

Project Accountant

London, England

Senior Accountant Central London Contract 3-6 Months Charity/Not for Profit Organisation The Opportunity: I have an opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join an organisation during a period of positive transition. The organisation have identified areas of improvement from a process and production perspective within the finance function and are committed to procuring resources, such as this interim role, to complete a number of projects. You will be reporting to a passionate and dynamic Finance Director and be tasked with leaving the legacy of a robust finance team. The Role: ·Development of core financial policies and procedures ·Development of policies and procedures in relation to faculty events (income and expenditure) ·Development of policies and procedure for the contracting of contractors/workers/employees (faculties and HQ) as appropriate ·Draft recommendations for required structure of finance team going forward The Requirements: ·Background in finance or accountancy with a proven track record at Managerial level. ·Qualified (essential) ·Experience from within the Charitable/Not for Profit sector (desirable) ·Must be available within 2 weeks

Systems Accountant

Greater London, England

Travel Permanent £70k Central London Finance Systems Accountant (CODA) The Opportunity: I have a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Systems Accountant to work for a large travel business based in Central London. They are looking for an experienced systems accountant to work with Coda. The individual must come from a finance background and has had experience with Coda. The Role: Support Finance system users dealing with issues they may have. Assist with Data, analysing, testing and upgrades on the system. Support the finance team across the business. Support the Finance Systems Manager with all day to day administrations and support. The Requirements: Qualified or QBE Must have experience with Coda Must come from a finance systems background.

FP&A Analyst

Northampton, Northamptonshire

My client is looking to hire an FP&A Analyst on a permanent basis. Based in there offices based in Northampton centre. This is a great role for an individual who has worked with FP&A from a professional services background. Role and Responsibilities - Preparation of monthly reporting and variance analysis for P&L, balance sheet and cash flow to identify and explain performance against budget and forecast. - Support the development of financial models used for commercial opportunities and internal change projects. - Prepare financial and business related KPI analysis for revenue and cost performance against budget, forecast and prior year. - To ensure an accurate and timely monthly reporting cycle through managing the accruals process and cost centre analysis. - Develop and maintain the financial reporting systems to mirror a continually changing business. - Become a key player in the budget process by supporting the budget modelling and providing insightful analysis on projections. Key skills and experience - 2 years' experience working in a finance team, ideally from an FP&A background - Studying towards a finance qualification e.g. ACA/ACCA/CIMA - Strong Excel and/or modelling skills - Analytical mind - Self-starter with a highly motivated attitude - Able to work autonomously in a fast paced and changing environment - Ability and desire to problem solve through to solution

Finance Manager

London, England

Central London based medium size Housing Association is currently looking for a dynamic Finance Manager to join them on a permanent basis. The role is a key hire for the organisation who have ambitious growth plans and continue to invest in their financial operations as part of this programme. You will have a proven track record in a similar role within social housing or property or have a demonstrable passion for the sector. key skills include, the review, development and implementation of robust financial policies and processes; a high level of technical proficiency with both Excel and general ledger packages; people management skills both leading and coaching. You will be qualified with 3-5 years post qualified experience and be ready for the next challenge as part of your financial career path.

Technical Lead (Infrastructure & Development)

London, England

Our Central Government client are looking for an SC Cleared (SC is the minimum level of clearance accepted) Technical Lead who will be based in London and will make significant contributions to the Digital Transformation programme. They are looking for a hands-on Technical Lead who will be responsible for the management and delivery of the following; ·Infrastructure / Environments. oSecure gateways oDevelopment environments (System Test, Integration test etc.) ·2 x Development teams oFront end web development with secure encryption oMS Dynamics configuration and .Net code. The role involves working within an agile delivery team to coordinate internal resources and 3rd parties to ensure all projects are executed and delivered on time, within scope and within cost. The right person for this role will have previous experience in a similar role, experience using GDS Service Design Manual and will be able to produce accurate and timely project board updated including sprint reports. This contract is outside the scope of IR35. Key skills & responsibilities ·Has worked within the IT industry in a role reporting to project manager and working with senior business managers to enable business benefit through service delivery ·Recent broad experience in the latest techniques and methodologies in delivering quality solutions ·Matrix line management of project teams, who are advanced and highly skilled Technical consultants and internal / external stakeholders, across several locations ·Developing and maintaining manpower plans for managers and staff involved and monitoring the deployment of individuals to ensure that they are contributing effectively ·Leads planning, scheduling, controlling and reporting activities, ensuring that comprehensive project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained ·Lead the Scrum Ceremonies such as sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, and Show and Tell etc ·Ensures that realistic estimates of costs, timescales and resource requirements are agreed and carries out the monitoring of projects against these criteria, taking corrective action as necessary ·Strong principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of projects from initiation through to implementation, particularly with highly detailed technical Ms Infrastructure based projects ·Technical Skills - MS Dynamics, Oracle and Seibel, Sharepoint, Biztalk etc, AWS

Finance analyst

City of London, London

Our client are an instantly recognisable retail business looking to appoint a finance analyst for a period of 12 months (Fixed Term). The business has enjoyed year on growth and is looking for an ambitious individual to support various projects Key responsibilities: ·Engage and provide detailed support to the budgeting and forecasting processes ·Gather information for the wider business to influence business decisions ·Develop and maintain business cases and inform strategic decisions ·Managing and developing models for budget submission ·Work closely with the modelling team to highlight costs and benefits ·Engage in an ad-hoc project work ·Challenge stakeholders on key business decisions Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant or Finalist (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) ·Proficient in excel ·SAP experience is highly desirable ·Strong interpersonal skills ·Strong Technical accounting knowledge is also desirable This role will suit a self-starter who has the ability to challenge finance and non-finance stakeholders. You will have excellent presentation skills and be able to influence key business decisions.

R2R Process Owner

Greater London, England

A R2R Process Owner urgently required for a leading London based media business. Experience Required -Qualified Accountant, ideally from an Audit background -5 years + post qualification experience - specifically business finance knowledge -Experience working with BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) / SSC (Shared Service Centres) -In-depth R2R / RTR end to end / E2E business processes -Strong stakeholder management, influencing, relationship management, communications skills. -Good working knowledge of SAP is desirable.

Group Finance Manager

City of London, London

Group Finance Manager An established and well-known fashion retailer in the City of London is seeking a Group Finance Manager to own the Management Reporting. This senior Finance Manager role will own the production of management accounts for the Immediate Company and wider Group Companies. You will also interact with the Senior Leadership teams at all levels in the business, including presenting and providing analysis to support the business decisions. You will need to provide effective leadership over the finance team - including 4 direct reports, covering a Management Accountant, AP, AR and Payroll to ensure the accurate and timely production of monthly management accounts. You will also oversee: the preparation of board reports, the production of annual budgets and updates, production of 3 year and other forecasts, responsibility for stock and costing, ad-hoc analysis for senior management, and make decisions on system and process improvements. Experience required Qualified accountant with significant PQE Experience in an SME environment Good IT skills including advanced knowledge of Excel, ERP systems Team management Experience Strong Management Accounting and Reporting background Retail accounting experience desirable (Manufacturing, Stock Control, Costing, Retail)

Finance Systems Accountant

City of London, London

A Finance Systems Accountant urgently required for a leading Business Services organisation. Requirements Significant experience is required working as a Finance Systems Accountant, Finance Systems Analyst, Finance Systems Manager, Systems Accountant A strong Finance / Accounting background - ideally qualified CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent. Strong CODA skills is a MUST - configuration knowledge with experience at super user level. UAT experience. Process improvement to ensure best use of systems functionality. Experience of creating reports from a detailed user defined specification. Hard-working with good attention to detail Excellent stakeholder management skills Ability to keep calm under pressure, retain a positive attitude and meet tight deadlines

Systems Accountant

London, England

System Accountant Logistics London £400-£450 Contract 1 Month The Opportunity: This is a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Accountant to join a logistics business based in Central London. They are looking for someone on a short term basis who has experience with Microsoft Great Plains 2016. You will be responsible for reviewing and analysis the intercompany processing. They are looking for someone with a strong finance systems background and are great at providing strong support where needed. The Requirements: * ACA qualified or equivalent (desirable) * Must have worked with Microsoft Great Plains 2016, intercompany processing specifically. * Strong finance background. * Strong finance system experience, maintaining and developing.

Group Financial Accountant - ACA Required

Guildford, Surrey

A FTSE 250 market leader, with plans to double in size within two years; are looking for an outstanding ACA qualified individual to join their growing Group Finance function. Key responsibilities: ·Maintenance and improvement of group financial reporting procedures ·Liaise with Group auditors ·Contribution to prep of month end report ·Business partner the divisional finance teams & wider business ·Preparation & review of subsidiary statutory financial statements under FRS101 ·Ensure compliance with Group accounting policies Key experience required: ·ACA qualified - ideally Big 4 trained, although not essential ·Strong technical / IFRS knowledge Package: ·£55-65k Base salary ·£5-6k Car allowance ·Bonus (consistently paid out) ·Private healthcare & pension

Senior Management Accountant - Retail

London, England

An international retail business is looking for a progressive individual to lead the management accounts team whilst providing commercial insight to senior management. Key responsibilities: ·Managing month end process - review of monthly management accounts prepared by team (2 direct reports) ·Responsibility for monthly reporting packs coordination - including P&L and Business Unit commentary ·Quarterly business review with key stakeholders - including CFO & CEO ·Variance analysis - provide commercial insight to the board management ·Manage annual budgeting process ·Business partnering with wider finance team and non-financial teams ·KPI production & management ·Ad hoc project work Key requirements ·ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified ·Multi-site retail experience ·Full P&L management Salary to £60k + benefits.

Finance Manager

London, England

Cedar are looking for a Finance Manager to run the full finance function of a very exciting long term development project. The ideal candidate will have previously managed a finance team with broad accounting accounting experience including, management and financial accounting, financial analysis and business partnering. The role in short will include but not limited to: ·Overseeing the finance function for a long term property project. ·Budgeting and forcasting. ·Ensure contracts are in place and monitored with external and internal consultants ·Monthly spend / forecast reviews with key stakeholders ·Attend monthly cost and commercial meetings and provide monthly update reports.. ·Flagging financial risks/issues as needed. ·End to end management of cash flow - client billing approval, invoicing and debt management. ·Liaising with Group Accounts Payable team to respond to and manage AP queries. ·Reconciliation of payroll and balance sheet reconciliations. ·Understand and explain variances in both month and forecast. ·Ensure clean balance sheet including maintaining documentation to support any balances in accruals, prepayments, deferred income and work in progress ·Support year-end processes and external audit queries. Previous experience: ·Experience in management & financial accounting ·Project Accounting experience and ability to work across a client team with strong stakeholder management skills ·Strong Excel skills ·Strong customer service and quality focus ·Good ability to work well and methodically in a demanding environment ·Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions. ·Ability to work to and meet deadlines ·High level of attention to detail and accuracy ·Down to earth, hands on pragmatic individual ·SAP experience would be very beneficial

Systems Accountant

Greater London, England

A Finance Systems Analyst with Microsoft Great Plains experience urgently required for a leading Business Services organisation. Requirements Strong Finance Systems / Systems Accountant background. Must have a Finance & Finance Technology background. MUST have experience in Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains 2016 and intercompany processing. Strong analysis skills. Hard-working with good attention to detail Excellent stakeholder management skills Ability to keep calm under pressure, retain a positive attitude and meet tight deadlines

Systems Accountant

Greater London, England

A Finance Systems Analyst with Microsoft Great Plains experience urgently required for a leading Business Services organisation. Requirements Strong Finance Systems / Systems Accountant background. Must have a Finance & Finance Technology background. MUST have experience in Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains 2016 and intercompany processing. Strong analysis skills. Hard-working with good attention to detail Excellent stakeholder management skills Ability to keep calm under pressure, retain a positive attitude and meet tight deadlines

FP&A Analyst

City of London, London

My client is looking to hire an FP&A Analyst on a permanent basis. Based in there modern offices in Central London, this is a great role for an individual who has worked with FP&A from a professional services background. Role and Responsibilities - Preparation of monthly reporting and variance analysis for P&L, balance sheet and cash flow to identify and explain performance against budget and forecast. - Support the development of financial models used for commercial opportunities and internal change projects. - Prepare financial and business related KPI analysis for revenue and cost performance against budget, forecast and prior year. - To ensure an accurate and timely monthly reporting cycle through managing the accruals process and cost centre analysis. - Develop and maintain the financial reporting systems to mirror a continually changing business. - Become a key player in the budget process by supporting the budget modelling and providing insightful analysis on projections. Key skills and experience - 2 years' experience working in a finance team, ideally from an FP&A background - Studying towards a finance qualification e.g. ACA/ACCA/CIMA - Strong Excel and/or modelling skills - Analytical mind - Self-starter with a highly motivated attitude - Able to work autonomously in a fast paced and changing environment - Ability and desire to problem solve through to solution

Credit Control

Loughton, Essex

Cedar is currently recruiting a Credit Controller for a well-known business that enjoys a fantastic reputation within its industry, based in Loughton. The ideal candidate will boast previous Credit Control experience within a fast-paced environment and have the ability to engage with non-finance personnel within the business, as well as with the rest of the finance team. Some of the duties for the role are: Manage a portfolio of approx. 50 clients Maintain regular contact with client accounts Liaise with departments across the business Knowledge of procedures for all billing cycles to plan for effective credit control Query resolution Working to individual and team targets Key Skills: Previous use of Sage 50 and Merit desirable Intermediate Excel skills High attention to detail Credit Control experience within a fast-paced/high-volume environment This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Senior FP&A Analyst

London, England

A rapidly scaling start up with revenue well in excess of £1bn are recruiting a Senior FP&A Analyst to be a true Business Partner; supporting the Head of Finance in all areas of financial performance and analysis. Key responsibilities: ·Business partner senior stakeholders ·Work closely with wider commercial finance team ·Analytical P&L review ·Monthly reporting for various heads of functions ·Own monthly KPI and P&L reporting for UK and provide support for Europe ·Provide analytical support to non-finance staff ·Ad hoc project/analytical work Key requirements: ·ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified ·Solid FP&A experience ·Very strong Excel skills - modelling/analysis/data ·The personality to thrive in a hugely progressive environment Package: ·Salary £60-70k ·10-20% bonus ·Amazing benefits such as free lunch every day, fully stocked snacks & drinks ·Medical, vision & dental benefits

Group Financial Controller

London, England

Group Financial Controller London C£120,000 + benefits Multi-site Leisure Sector This listed market-leading, multi-site leisure business has delivered consistently rapid growth with a 50% increase in share price over the past two years. It has done so through organic expansion, acquisitions and driving exciting innovation across the sector that is changing how we spend our leisure time. The business' ambitious expansion plans remain on track and it continues to open new sites across the UK. To facilitate this continued success, it now is seeking to strengthen its management team by recruiting a strong Group Financial Controller. As the right hand person to the CFO, you will; Create and enhance a strong and robust financial controls environment, analysing the current state, identifying improvement opportunities and executing efficiencies Own all external reporting, technical accounting, tax and treasury Oversee the delivery of transactional processes Lead a team, identifying skills gaps and coaching individuals to their maximum potential Own the development of the financial systems, creating the methodology to maximise functionality Own the external relationship, preparing the annual audit information and acting as first point of contact for the audit advisors Provide financial support on ad-hoc projects including investment cases, corporate development activities and acquisitions Support the CFO in developing the vision and strategy for the finance team As a highly credible and emotionally intelligent chartered accountant, you will have first class communications skills and demonstrate significant levels of intellectual horsepower. You will also have in-depth technical accounting knowledge, combined with practical experience of financial control within a divisional or group PLC environment. With experience of creating and leading a best in class finance function, you will easily be able to build cross-functional relationships and display a transparent track record of adding value. This is a high profile and critical hire which will play a crucial role in the continued growth of this fast paced, hands-on, values driven organisation.

Interim Group Financial Controller

London, England

Interim Group Financial Controller required: This listed market-leading, multi-site leisure business has delivered consistently rapid growth with a 50% increase in share price over the past two years. It has done so through organic expansion, acquisitions and driving exciting innovation across the sector that is changing how we spend our leisure time. The business' ambitious expansion plans remain on track and it continues to open new sites across the UK. To facilitate this continued success, it now is seeking to strengthen its management team by recruiting a strong Group Financial Controller. As the right hand person to the CFO, you will; ·Create and enhance a strong and robust financial controls environment, analysing the current state, identifying improvement opportunities and executing efficiencies ·Own all external reporting, technical accounting, tax and treasury ·Oversee the delivery of transactional processes ·Lead a team, identifying skills gaps and coaching individuals to their maximum potential ·Own the development of the financial systems, creating the methodology to maximise functionality ·Own the external relationship, preparing the annual audit information and acting as first point of contact for the audit advisors ·Provide financial support on ad-hoc projects including investment cases, corporate development activities and acquisitions ·Support the CFO in developing the vision and strategy for the finance team As a highly credible and emotionally intelligent chartered accountant, you will have first class communications skills and demonstrate significant levels of intellectual horsepower. You will also have in-depth technical accounting knowledge, combined with practical experience of financial control within a divisional or group PLC environment. With experience of creating and leading a best in class finance function, you will easily be able to build cross-functional relationships and display a transparent track record of adding value. This is a high profile and critical hire which will play a crucial role in the continued growth of this fast paced, hands-on, values driven organisation.

Information Security Analyst

Greater London, England

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Information Security Analyst to work for a leading global Business Servcies organisation. Experience Required: 1-2 years experience of IT Internal audit experience, with a strong focus on Information Security A basic understanding of ISO 27001 control requirements PCI knowledge is desirable Or 1-2 years experience of supporting ISO 27001 audits as an Auditor - or has had some contribution as a member of a team which has implemented ISO 27001. PCI knowledge is desirable

Global Pricing Manager

London, England

A cutting edge market leader are actively recruiting a Pricing Manager to provide oversight and strategic direction to the pricing function. Reporting to the Finance Director and business partnering the Insights, Business Development and Marketing teams. Key responsibilities: ·Refine pricing strategy; execute and drive growth and ultimate improve profitability ·Business partner wider teams to ensure relationships are built with a range of stakeholders ·Manage competitor pricing data ·With the use of data; develop pricing tests and assess impact on business ·Identify opportunities for growth ·Present recommendations to senior leadership Key requirements: ·Top academics ·Minimum 3 years' experience in pricing ·Strong influencer & relationship builder ·Strong Excel modelling skills and ability to analyse large amounts of data Package: ·£75-85k + bonus & benefits

Accounts Assistant

West London, London

Cedar are working on an exciting opportunity for a business based in West London. They are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team on an ongoing temporary basis. The role has the potential to turn permanent for the right candidate. Some of the key responsibilities are: Purchase ledger - e.g., entry of purchase invoices/ credit notes in the appropriate accounts, in accordance with company procedure; apply payments appropriately as they are made; where they arise, reconcile any differences; prepare up to date aged creditor listings in preparation for weekly payment runs. Act as go-between for all finance-related supplier queries. Sales ledger - e.g., entry of sales invoices/ credit notes in the appropriate accounts, in accordance with company procedures; apply receipts appropriately as they are received; assist with the production each week of the e-commerce and wholesale sales performance reports. Act as the go-between for all finance-related customer queries. Credit control - monitor and assist with the management of aged debtors. Bank and cash - e.g., monitor the bank statements regularly updating the appropriate accounts as necessary; perform full reconciliations on a regular basis; maintain and keep up to date records of all company card purchases, staff expense claims, credit card purchases, etc. Assist in maintaining various schedules - e.g., inventory; fixed assets; prepayments; accruals; customer deposit payment records; other ad-hoc reports as required. This is an excellent opportunity to continue your career and in order to do so you need to have the following skills: ·Xero experience is highly desirable ·Strong excel skills ·Strong communication skills ·Experience working within the retail sector / multi-site experience If you are looking for a new challenge and are wanting to be part of a fun, fast paced environment then this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic company who will offer career progression in the foreseeable future. If this sounds like a role that matches your profile, please apply now.

Management accountant

Essex, England

Cedar are working with an established housing association looking for an ambitious accountant to support the senior finance team in assisting key decisions in line with the company's strategy. The post holder will play a pivotal role in ensuring the finance team has robust support. Key responsibilities: ·Full ownership of the monthly management accounts ·Prepare the full reconciliation process of accounts ·Business partner with the wider finance team ensuring budgets and forecasts are measured correctly ·Prepare the audit statements for delivery to the board ·Ownership of the full cashflow and treasury functions ·Develop new business cases ·Ad- hoc requirements Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant or part qualified (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) ·Previous experience in a similar role ·Strong communication skills ·Ability to work in a fast paced environment This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who has the ability to hit the ground running, partnering with wider business being a key business partner ensuring all deliverable are met. You will have the gravitas to meet tight deadlines and be a key influencer.

Interim Financial Accountant

Croydon, Surrey

A fast paced PLC organisation, based in Croydon, is looking for an Interim Financial Accountant to join them on a short term contract to assist with a very busy year end period. This is a hands on financial accounting role encompassing all elements of year end and statutory accounting. Additionally, the role will assist the management accounting team with some requirements and there may be ad hoc projects to work on. This role would suit a recently qualified ACA from a practice background with some exposure to financial accounting. The successful candidate will have a hands-on approach and will be comfortable working in a busy and demanding work environment. They will have excellent communication skills and be able to prioritise tasks according to business need and urgency. Candidates must be immediately available to interview and start within the next week.

Data Migration Business Analyst

London, England

Data Business Analyst Financial Services Contract £350-£400 Central London 3 months + The Opportunity: I have a fantastic opportunity for a Data Business Analyst to join a fast-growing Financial Services company based in Central London. They are looking for an individual to help join their program on Financial Crime. They are looking for a hard-working individual who can hit the ground running. The Role: Help with the migration program. Analyst current data and help with data cleansing. Divine scope for migration. Helping to execute, collaborate and document all data. Support the Program Manager with all requirements that need assistance. Work on application development and adapt to current environments. Managed documentation and personal data. Working with key stakeholders within the business. The Requirements: Must have worked in a Financial Services industry before. Must have a strong understanding of data. Knowledge of financial security. (desirable) Solid stakeholder management experience.

Data Migration Business Analyst

City of London, London

An experienced interim Data Migration Business Analyst urgently required for a leading Financial Services company based in the city. Experience Required Business Analysis qualification (or similar) will be considered favourably Strong business analysis experience working in both business and IT environments Strong Data Analysis, Data Migration and Data Reconciliation Technology / Full Software Development Lifecycle background / experience. Experience with both waterfall and agile frameworks and methodologies Extensive experience gained in Financial Services organisations Strong stakeholder management, relationship management and communication skills. Degree qualified Must be available ASAP.

Interim Senior Accountant

London, England

A fast paced digital media business is looking for an Interim Senior Accountant to assist during a busy period, based in London, £250-£300 per day. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Prepare statutory accounts for all group companies - Prepare all consolidation workings and schedules - Prepare all excel workings by country before consolidation - Daily coordination and managing of all communications with the auditors - Support senior management team with relevant year-end tasks Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Audit experience - Financial/Group accounting experience - Knowledge of UK GAAP - Hands-on approach - Motivated to add value from the outset - Problem solving mindset - Excellent communication and organisational skills Candidates must be able to interview over the next week and start from the beginning of January 2019.

Accounts Assistant

South West London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting an Accounts Assistant for a renowned hospitality company based in the South West London. The company brand is well-known, enjoys a fantastic reputation, and offers a fantastic working environment. The role will support the Accounting Team Leader with cash/credit card reconciliations, online payments, and needs to be able to converse with multiple sites to resolve any issues. Some of the duties for the role are: Reconcile Bank Account, post any ad hoc payments that do not go through Purchase Ledger (wages), HMRC - PAYE/NI) Reconciling: Cash, Credit Cards, ATM's, online booking payments, BACS Deal with credit card chargebacks. Collect money through Datacash from people who walkout without paying/refunds. Deal with any integration queries by either manually posting or talking the pub through the problem to resolve it Maintain petty cash float account for house floats Post Cardnet credit card commission charges Till Variance adjustments for monthly accounts. Reconciliation of general ledger accounts Head Office Vouchers Customer refunds Key Skills: Previous multi-site experience would be beneficial Attention to detail, accurate and methodical An ability to communicate and work effectively with non-finance staff Problem solving skills with the ability to investigate issues and make improvements Ability to manage your time and meet deadlines Intermediate Excel capabilities This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Interim Finance Manager - SOX

London, England

An instantly recognisable telecommunications organisation, based in London, is looking for a Finance Manager to join their team on a fixed-term basis during a significant period of change, £55K-£60K + car allowance + benefits. The role will work closely with the business units to understand the current financial controls and then assist with the roll out of the best practice model. It will also include working with the IT & Systems team to vigorous test the controls to ensue the are fit for purpose. There is a lot of opportunity for growth and transformation within this role as well as high level exposure to senior management. The candidate requirements are as follows: - Qualified Accountant - Audit background ideally - Significant SOX or financial controls testing experience - Large corporate / PLC / FTSE business experience - Able to hit the ground running - Hands-on approach - Excellent stakeholder management skills - Driven & motivated to add value Candidates must be available to interview prior to December 12th 2018 and be able to start the contract in January 2019.

Interim Finance Manager - Controls

London, England

An instantly recognisable telecommunications organisation, based in London, is looking for a Finance Manager to join their team on a fixed-term basis during a significant period of change, £55K-£60K + car allowance + benefits. The role will work closely with the business units to understand the current financial controls and then assist with the roll out of the best practice model. It will also include working with the IT & Systems team to vigorous test the controls to ensue the are fit for purpose. There is a lot of opportunity for growth and transformation within this role as well as high level exposure to senior management. The candidate requirements are as follows: - ACA qualified, ideally through practice - Financial controls experience - Exposure to large corporate / PLC / FTSE business - Hands-on approach - Excellent stakeholder management skills - Driven & motivated to add value Candidates must be available to interview prior to December 12th 2018 and be able to start the contract in January 2019.

Senior Commercial Finance Manager

City of London, London

An ambitious, market leading business services company, with an international client base servicing multiple sectors, from Consumer Brands to Media & Technology, is seeking a strategic Senior Finance Analyst. This is an opportunity to join a truly dynamic and high growth £200m turnover business, operating in over 90 countries, during an exciting time of further international expansion and 20% annual growth. The Senior CFM is the key Business Partner in the UK business, and a key member of the senior leadership team. This position partners business leaders including the 2 Managing Directors and 2 Head Ofs, partnering operational leaders and their team to educate and consult on financial performance, metrics and customer pricing. You will be responsible for the preparation, documentation and production of Board and management reporting requirements including financial statements, analysis, and dashboards for the EMEA region. As the most senior person in Finance in the UK, you will be expected to provide supervision and development (regional oversight and mentoring) to the local Finance team, and you will also recruit a qualified Finance Analyst into the team to manage directly. RESPONSIBILITIES Lead the regional forecasting process, working with operational leadership to provide accurate forecasting and analyse variances Be a business partner to internal stakeholders, educating and consulting on multiple financial metrics Support the Head of FP&A & lead the coordination of the annual operating and strategic plans for the region Support the commercial teams with pricing and cost reviews Prepare, analyse, and distribute financial and operational reports Complete all standard and ad-hoc financial analyses for new service offerings Provide supervision and development to the local finance team Responsible for maintaining communication and coordination with the global finance team. SKILLS ACA/CIMA qualification 5 years of experience in commercial finance, ideally with revenue experience Present strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills to effectively present to peers and senior management Strong experience partnering commercial teams (sales & marketing) and senior stakeholders at Director level Experience in managing multiple projects, carrying out multiple priorities and working with diverse teams.

Management Accountant - Media

London, England

A global Media company are actively recruiting a Management Accountant to produce and present accurate management information for all UK entities. Key responsibilities: ·Preparation of monthly management accounts ·P&L reconciliation ·Cash flow forecasting and analysis ·VAT returns, EC Sales list, Corporation Tax returns, ONS data ·Oversight of sales & purchase ledger ·Management of two transactional members of team ·Contribute to improvement of internal processes Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

Data Work Stream Lead - SC Cleared

London, England

Our Central Government client are looking for an SC Cleared (SC is the minimum level of clearance accepted) Data Work Stream Lead (Architect/Delivery Lead) to join the Digital Transformation Programme which is bringing a mission critical business application into the 21st Century. The role will involve defining the data strategy for the programme, developing the data model for the end to end system and preparing data migration and integration plans. You will be responsible for delivering presentations to influence and inform stakeholders about the new data strategy, principles and models you will be delivering. Key skills & responsibilities ·Proven experience in managing senior stakeholder management. ·Ability to liaise with external stakeholders to document the Data Migration Strategy ·Hands-on technical experience with data migration, integration and reporting ·Hands-on experience of using Scribe to migrate into MS Dynamics ·Ability to work with third parties to document Data Integration Strategy ·Good understanding Microsoft Technologies like SharePoint, SSRS and Power BI ·Experience of leading master data, business & technical metadata, data profiling and data quality programs ·Experience of migrating enterprise scale data from Oracle databases ·Experience working in an agile delivery team, to assist in designing, planning and managing all data related elements of the project including reporting, migration and integration ·Ability to perform source system data analysis in order to manage source to target data mapping. ·Responsible for select the Reporting tool and the Data Warehouse/Lake structure for the project

Technical Architect - SC Cleared

London, England

Our Central Government client are looking for an SC Cleared (SC is the minimum level of clearance accepted) Technical Architect who will be based in London and will make significant technical contribution to the Digital Transformation programme. Your role will be to strategically design and implement new in-house information systems and networked software architectures which support core organisational functions to assure security, efficiency and availability. Experience of working within a secure enterprise environment such as Government or Military would be beneficial. This contract is outside the scope of IR35. ·Experience of delivering technical/solutions architecture incrementally over multiple sprints, working collaboratively as part of Agile delivery team. ·Contribute to various facets of project management, planning, and regular communication, coordination of tasks, testing, roll out, training, issues, risk and documentation ·You will gain organisational commitment for all systems and software plans, as well as evaluate and select all technologies required to complete those plans. In addition, the Technical Architect provides technical leadership across the organisation, from strategic decision making down to the agile project planning level. ·You will have proven experience with general all aspects of Cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), Micro-services, Service oriented architecture, APIs, CRM concepts and architecture and general Data Warehouse architecture and concepts. ·Ensures architectural principles are applied during design to reduce risk, and advances assurance standards through ensuring rigorous security testing. ·Produce content for presentation at the Architecture Working Group, Technical Design Authority, capture feedback and ultimately secure sign-off for various aspects of the technical solution. ·Assesses legal and best practice issues, and promotes awareness of national and international laws. ·Experience of working with mixed in-house and external teams. ·Strong team leader with demonstrable experience of developing talent. ·Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audience. ·Experience in deploying modern technology development and delivery models, including Agile, continuous integration, continuous delivery, DevOps and bimodal N.B. Cedar accepts CV uploads in 3 formats; MS Word, HTML and Simple Text. Please convert any PDF files to one of these formats before uploading. Thank you

SAP Finance Business Analyst

City of London, London

SAP Finance Business Analyst Central London Contract 6 Months Business Services £500-£550 The Opportunity: I have a fantastic opportunity for a SAP Finance Business Analyst to work for a well known business services company based in Central London. They are looking for an individual to work on Finance Processes and must have experience with P2P on either SAP S/4 Hana or Ariba. They are looking for an experienced SAP Finance Business Analyst to join their team ASAP for a 6-month contract. The Role: Strong understanding of P2P and be heavily focuses around P2P. Using SAP S/4 Hana or Ariba for P2P financial processes. Review and improve all financial processes around P2P, O2C and Chart of Accounts. Working on R2R, P2P and O2C process. Fixing and analysing process maps, mapping and documenting the processes. Re-shape finance processes. The Requirements: Must have had prior experience as a Finance Process Analyst. Experience in reviewing and improving finance processes. P2P knowledge on SAP S/4 Hana or Ariba. Qualified (Desirable) Strong knowledge of financial processes and process mapping skills. Re-shape finance process experience. Must be available within two weeks.

Credit Controller

Loughton, Essex

Cedar are working on an exciting opportunity for an evergrowing business based in Essex. They are looking for a Credit Controller who is seeking a temporary role in finance. The role has a chance of turning permanent for the right candidate. Some of the key responsibilities are: ·Management of defined accounts receivable ledger, ensuring timely cash collection and resolution of issues and queries and account reconciliation ·Proactive chasing of customers for payments due ·Recommend actions for query resolution e.g write off proposals and credit notes and re-bills ·Accurate forecasting of cash collection ·Reduction in overall debt and levels of unallocated cash This is an excellent opportunity to continue your career and in order to do so you need to have the following skills: ·Intermediate excel skills ·Strong communication skills ·Ability to work individually and as part of a team If you are looking for a new challenge and are wanting to be part of a fun, fast paced environment then this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic company who will offer career progression in the foreseeable future. If this sounds like a role that matches your profile, please apply now.