Qualified Finance


Financial Controller

London, England

An expanding media and communications group is looking for an interim Finance Controller to join their growing team in central London. The FC will report directly into the Group CFO and take full control of overseeing Finance of a newly acquired business alongside and existing one. Key Responsibilities: ·Manage full finance function for 2 small agencies ·Business partnering with non-financial stakeholders ·Reporting all financials to the Group Head office ·Monthly management and Board reporting ·Variance analysis, costs vs budgets/forecasts ·Implement and improve processes and controls Key Requirements: ·Fully Qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) ·Immediately available or at short notice ·Experience of managing a full set of accounts across multiple small businesses / entities.

Finance Manager - FP&A (FTSE 250)

London, England

Finance Manager - FP&A A globally recognised brand and FTSE 250 business is seeking a Finance Manager to join the FP&A team of a £600M turnover division, based in their HQ in central London. This market leader has experienced consistent and positive change over the last few years and continues to invest significant funds into external growth and internal improvements. The FP&A team is a well-respected, high calibre unit that plays a pivotal role in guiding local and regional performance, driving insight and understanding of the business profitability to the senior leadership team. As the Finance Manager you will own the budgeting, forecasting and 3 year plan for the business unit (BU), delivering divisional forecast updates and budgets on time with sufficient supporting information and analysis to satisfy Divisional Senior Management to support the operations. You will work closely with the Divisional FD and FC and also supervise a junior analyst. This role works closely with other finance teams, CFO and the operations. In this large multinational business, there are various other finance teams within the HQ covering multiple business units, so there will be significant opportunities for career progression both in the BU but also into other teams whether your aspirations be commercial, contract or group finance. Main responsibilities for the Finance Manager role: Divisional Annual budget, Forecast and Strategic Plan process: Setting timetable and instructions for the budget, formal reforecasts and 3 year strategic plan to ensure the division meets the Group requirements and deadlines Liaise closely with BU finance teams on instruction/templates/questions relating to delivery of the budget, forecasts and strategic plan Reviewing/challenging and understanding BU budgets including identifying key drivers, savings/efficiencies, risks and opportunities Preparation of detailed and varied budget analysis pack for Divisional management reviews (FD and CEO) Dealing with any adhoc Group questions/requirements Capex reporting Forecast/Updates: Prepare the monthly rolling forecast including detailed risks and opportunities for divisional management including liaising with BU Finance, collection of data, preparation of analysis for management review Assist with informal forecast/quarterly update requests from Group finance Reviewing/challenging and understanding actuals/variances including identifying anomalies, risks and opportunities and tracking against latest outlook Preparing key reports analysing contract profitability and identification of potentially onerous contracts Tracking any major restructuring programmes against the approved business case Experience requirements for Finance Manager role: Qualified Accountant with PQE in industry Relevant FP&A or Group Reporting experience in a large company, ideally delivering forecasts and budgets, or large projects Evident career progression with a strong academic background Good attention to detail as well as ability to see the 'big picture' Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to win the respect and trust of colleagues and customers Strong ethical and professional values is key!

Projects Finance Manager

City of London, London

Projects Finance Manager - City of London A high growth dynamic SME based in the heart of London, is offering an ambitious Chartered Accountant the fantastic opportunity to fast track their career in the business, in a high-profile commercial role. The business supports one of the worlds fastest growing industries, and was nominated as a finalist in 2017 for an Employer of the Year award. As the senior finance business partner to the fastest growing division in the business, you will oversee the projects and management accounts, forecasting and MI, while providing commercial support to the key operators of the business - business partnering to Managing Director level, supporting the strategy to double revenue in the next 3 years. This is a broad role which will allow you to develop strengths across the full spectrum of Finance, learn the key business drivers and influence senior stakeholders, giving you the skills and credibility you need to take on a Financial Controller role in the business. The Group has an incredibly strong finance team, led by an impressive CFO, and a nurturing and rewarding culture. You will be a direct report to the Group FC but be able to fully own the business unit that you look after, becoming a respected member of its senior leadership. If you are seeking a dynamic environment in a secure business which focuses on advanced technologies in a growing industry, then this is truly an organisation where you can add value and build a successful career. Experience my client is looking for: Qualified ACA with post qualified experience Advanced Excel and the knowledge to build budgets and forecasts Strong knowledge of financial and management accounting A self-starter who can work autonomously and make key decisions on financial matters Strong stakeholder management and the confidence to present to senior management Experience in a fast growth, multi-entity organisation would be an advantage

Forensic Accountant

London, England

Forensic Accountant Central London Contract 3 Months Charity/Not for Profit Organisation The Opportunity: I have an opportunity for a Forensic 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: ·Detailed analysis of payments made to individuals over the last 4 - 6 years, ascertaining which ones need to be disclosed to HMRC ·Detailed analysis of items of expenditure that should have been reported on P11Ds over the last 4 - 6 years ·Draft application for a PAYE Settlement Agreement for the ISTD ·Calculation of tax/NIC liability to be declared to HMRC The Requirements: ·Background in finance or accountancy with a proven track record in a similar role. ·Qualified (essential) ·Experience from within the Charitable/Not for Profit sector (desirable) ·Must be available within 2 weeks

Group Finance Manager

Greater London, England

A market leading FMCG power-brand in West London is seeking to appoint a Group Finance Manager. Key responsibilities will include: ·Oversight of all financial reporting for all UK operating entities; your role will be to review all final month end numbers ·Management, leadership and development of a small outsourced finance team ·Deliver UK divisional financial insight to non-finance entities ·Deliver value adding and informative internal management reporting by entity to Senior Executive Management and Board ·Support ongoing process improvement and drive efficiencies around month end reporting ·Project manage systems improvements and upgrades Your background: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/CA or equivalent) with a proven track record in a financial reporting based role. ·Ideally this will have been gained in an FMCG environment ·Knowledge of financial accounting standards, best practice controls and their practical application. ·The ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues. ·Pro-active behaviour that demonstrates initiative

Head of Finance and IT

North London, London

A sub 1000-unit Housing Association is currently looking for an Interim Head of Finance. This role will work in partnership to support the CEO while managing and inspiring the greater finance team via four manager level reports. You will be operating in a similar capacity with a proven track record developed within either a similar organisation OR be able to demonstrate a transferable skill set and the ability to apply your social conscience in a financial context. This is a near 100-year old organisation with a specific commitment to the provision for the older, socially vulnerable members of our society. They have a structured plan in place which will enable them to develop and expand their current portfolio of care. The Head of Finance will take ownership for the quality of outgoing financial information; team performance, the development and delivery of financial reporting and forecasting, adherence to statutory and regulatory processes, internal controls, creative and confident decision support, review and development of performance and KPIs and deputise for the CEO as and when required. Your existing skill set should enable you to add value from a standing start. You will be Qualified CCAB possessing excellent leadership and communication skills.

Interim Accountant

London, England

A rapidly growing charitable organisation, based in London, is looking for an Accountant to join their team during a time of fundamental change, £275-£325 per day. The role will primarily focus on year-end and audit responsibilities however there are multiple projects that will require assistance. In addition, the internal systems and controls need to be assessment and new processes and controls implemented as required. The successful candidate: - Qualified accountant - Financial/year-end accounting experience - Proven track record of implementing processes and controls - Hands-on, self-starter attitude - Comfortable in a changing working environment - Charity or related sector experience would be beneficial

Group Consolidation Accountant

Greater London, England

A FTSE listed business services group based in London is seeking to recruit a Group Consolidation Accountant (SAP BPC) to join their expanding Head Office finance function. Responsibilities include: ·Ownership for the preparation of consolidated financial statements ensuring compliance with IFRS (consolidate in SAP BPC) ·Management reporting with commentary, producing Group budgets & forecasts ·Act as the technical reporting advisor to the business, ensuring that appropriate ·Presenting tangible Group analysis to the Group FD and Senior Leadership Team ·Guide the finance operations team through process improvements ·Lead the year-end audit The successful candidate will have: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·SAP BPC ·Group PLC consolidation experience

Customs & Excise Manager (Drinks company)

Preston, Lancashire

Customs & Excise Manager Do you want to work for the world's largest brewer? A hugely successful international British organisation, HQ in London with strong growth and career opportunities second to none? This drinks business is seeking an experienced Customs and Excise Manager to take a senior position at one of their largest breweries! The business has some of the strongest brands globally and following a hugely successful acquisition the business is continuing to grow and dominate the beer market! The company is well known for having a warm and fulfilling culture where their people come first, and each employee is recognised and rewarded for the contributions they make! Main purpose of role: To maintain a strong relationship with HMRC and other colleagues/teams, ensuring the right taxes are paid at the right time! You will work closely with Operations, Finance teams, logistics & Supply Chain, becoming the benchmark brewer in the business for compliance to HMRC regulations! The role will be 60% office based and include 40% paid travel across the UK to other sites - including London and Glasgow. Key tasks: Sustaining knowledge of Customs and Excise regulations and how they impact company operations Responsible for accurate Excise Tax reporting Maintain Excise Duty Management System SOPs Conduct internal and external warehousing compliance audits Managing compliance to EMCS and Import/Export obligations Provide training in systems and processes, and provide routine guidance to internal stakeholders Manage testing of any excise related systems enhancements Assist in the development of Customs & Excise related projects Essential requirements for the role: At least 5 years' experience of working within an excise controlled environment In-depth working knowledge of Customs and Excise regulations and a strong compliance mindset Computer literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office tools Excellent team player building relationships across functional areas Able to demonstrate good communication skills, both written and verbal Ability to manage time effectively and work unsupervised Great package on offer: Strong basic salary, 20% annual bonuses, 6% pension, beer vouchers, Apple products, health care, dental, retail vouchers and much more!

Lead Finance Business Partner

London, England

A global brand and success story within the world of entrepreneurial technology firms. This multi-award winning, international business provides well known, cutting edge products that are used by millions of people around the world and has seen record year-on-year revenue and profit growth over the past five years. To help facilitate this continued growth, the business is now seeking to recruit a commercially orientated Senior Financial Analyst in their central London office. Reporting to the regional Finance Director and partnering the Sales and Marketing teams the role includes: Drive planning and forecasting activities for Sales and Marketing teams, while interfacing closely with business partners and central FP&A team Develop and create key financial models Establish operating mechanisms and reporting that ensure management teams understand business position against operating and financial objectives Develop key management reports especially business KPIs to ensure data accuracy Create and deliver presentations for financial and business reviews that provide impactful insights to drive business performance Partner business teams and proactively identify important opportunities and drive change/decisions through credible relationship building Drive process improvements and lay the foundation for scalable processes that will scale with global growth Person specifications: As a qualified accountant with demonstrable commercial finance experience, specifically partnering non-finance stakeholders, you will exude a confident and engaging communication style. You will be a master at presenting complex analytics to senior stakeholders, having worked within a data heavy and/or technology sector related company, applying business experience to influence thinking of senior management. You will also need advanced Financial Modelling and strong PowerPoint skills, as well as large financial systems experience. Benefits: This is a fast-paced and rewarding environment, with a fantastic culture and unrivalled employee benefits and financial rewards, awarded several times for best places to work for.

Financial Accountant

City of London, London

An instantly recognisable property company is looking to appoint a qualified financial accountant for fixed term period of 9-12 months (maternity cover). A brand that embraces diversity and puts the well-being of its staff at the forefront of the business. They are on the hunt for a robust individual to prepare and consolidate the financial accounts. Key responsibilities: ·Preparation and consolidation for a portion of the group's entities ·Drafting and collating UK GAAP and IFRS compliant statements ·Be a key point of contact for the auditors and keep track of the audit trail ·Be a key player in the application of accounting standards including FRS 102 and IFRS ·Prepare and assist iXBRL formats for submission to HMRC ·Manage intra-group transactions from conception to finish ·Perform any other ad-hoc duties Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA) ·Strong knowledge of IFRS, FRS 102 ·Advanced excel skills ·Knowledge and experience of macros and VBA ·Knowledge of Orcale and Caseware accounts ·Must be able to work in a fast paced environment ·Must have real estate and property experience This is an opportunity that will suit an individual who has the gravitas and ability to hit the ground running.

Head of Finance and IT

North London, London

Job Title: Head of Finance & IT Reports to: Chief Executive Location: North London Contract Type: Permanent, Full-Time Background Hornsey Housing Trust is a 385-unit strong housing association based in Crouch End providing low care services to tenants. They are a dynamic and collaborative organisation who are currently embarking on the first phase of an ambitious development programme for the first time in twenty years which will increase their stock by 10%. Taking the lead from an energetic Board and an experienced and forward-looking Chief Executive they have restructured their finance team and are now looking to appoint a Head of Finance. This is the lead finance role and an essential part of the Senior Leadership Team. The successful incumbent will work in collaboration with the Chief Executive and the Board as they steer the trust forwards during an exciting part of their story to date. Job Purpose As the finance lead you will take ownership of and support overall financial management, commercial business analysis and financial control, including ensuring the on-going viability and submission of financial returns all in line with the charity's mission, vision, values and appropriate legislation. The role will include; oversight and ongoing performance management of the outsourced IT supplier ensuring that this is cost effective and supportive of current and future digital engagement ambitions; and accountability for the management of statutory process around annual risk management and procurement. The role manages a Management Accountant and Finance Officer and will work closely with the Corporate Services Manager and reports to the Chief Executive. Job Responsibilities Financial Management ·Lead the budget setting process; forecast and cash flow analysis ·Produce management, financial accounts and commercial business analysis ·Appraise Chief Executive on key financial issues and position ·Manage the annual financial planning process including strategy ·Complete all statutory reporting and compliance and financial statements ·Developing and maintaining appropriate financial policies and procedures ·Managing the audit process and providing support to the Audit Committee ·Overseeing the performance of the outsourced payroll provider Commercial and Strategic ·Responsibility for the 10 and 30 year business plan ensuring Board's strategic plans are reviewed and appraised ·Involvement in commercial discussions with external suppliers ·Helping the Trust meet its Value for Money objectives ·Taking the lead of negotiations with banks and external providers ·Advising Chief executive and Board on the sourcing and selection of new finance Risk Management ·Reporting regularly on business risk assessment in conjunction with Chief executive and Board and in line with requirements of the Charity Commission and the housing regulator Management Information ·Ensuring that KPIs developed with the Management Team are quantifiable and accurate in order to effectively support key business decisions Information Technology ·Ensuring the ongoing development and delivery of ICT services via processes and efficiencies ·Managing the performance of the outsourced IT service supplier Person Specification The ideal candidate will be a fully Qualified Accountant with Social Housing Sector experience. You will have a track record in analysing and presenting complex commercial business information using strong Excel skills. Finally, you be able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the Trusts Visions and Strategy. Further useful experience includes; new housing programme development, securing loans and financing. Developing management policies and procedures, finance business partnering, and exposure to Pyramid software. Salary and Benefits ·£60-65K ·25 days annual leave ·Continuous professional development / training ·Travel loans ·Pension - the employee contribution is to 2%, the Trust contribution to 8%. In addition, for each additional 1% voluntary contributed by the employee, the Trust will match this also by 1%, up to a maximum of 5%.

Statutory and Reporting Manager

London, England

An instantly recognised, Global media company based in central London is looking for a Statutory Reporting Manager. The role will be an initial Interim contract but will have the opportunity to become permanent for the right candidate. Key Responsibilities: ·To deliver accurate annual Statutory Accounts within the required timelines and in accordance with the relevant accounting standards. ·Manage the audit process whilst maintaining relationships with external auditors and the tax department ·Manage and develop a small team ·Deliver extra support to the CFO on the completion and the reporting of projects and process improvement initiatives ·Maintain up to date knowledge of Accounting Standards and Regulations including FRS102 Key Criteria: ·Technically strong ACCA/ACA qualified account with relevant industry experience Strong knowledge and application of IFRS

Project accountant

City of London, London

An instantly recognisable property company is looking to appoint a qualified financial accountant for a period of 4 months. A brand that embraces diversity and puts the well-being of its staff at the forefront of the business. They are looking for a hands on accountant to help drive forward a new project. Key responsibilities: ·Update and maintain spreadsheets of REIT balance business tests ·In depth analysis of codes being entered into Oracle to facilitate the extraction of data ·Be a key point of contact between all key accounting and tax functions ·Keep track of the audit trail ·Engage in any ad hoc duties as required Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) ·Mandatory requirement of REIT balance for testing ·Advanced excel skills ·Property or Real Estate experience ·Dedicate and hardworking This is a role that would suit an individual that has the gravitas to take on a new and exciting and challenge and must be able to hit the ground running.

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). This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to be part of a trusted network. 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 strong models for Capex and Opex reporting ·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 (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) ·Proficient in excel ·Costing experience ·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.

Interim Head of Group Reporting

Croydon, Surrey

A fast paced and rapidly growing PLC business based in South East London is looking for a hands-on Head of Group Reporting to join their team to assist during a key busy period in the organisation, £600-£800 per day (dependant on experience). The successful candidate will be the go-to individual for all group reporting and technical accounting queries across the business. You will be responsible for liaising with the audit committee as well as delivery the year-end and annual report within tight deadlines. Additionally, there are multiple projects that you will be required to manage and implement. The successful candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant (ideally ACA with practice experience) - Strong Technical Accounting knowledge - Significant Group Reporting experience - Substantial IFRS knowledge - PLC experience - Multi-site, retail or leisure experience would be highly advantageous - Ability to work and adapt to a fast paced, demanding and challenging work environment - Ability to prioritise key business requirements and work to tight deadlines - Must be hands-on - Must be able to hit the ground running Candidates must be immediately available and able to interview at short notice.

Finance Director - SaaS

Greater London, England

A software industry pioneer based in London is seeking to further expand its global strategic operations by appointing their first Finance Director to lead a rapidly growing SaaS business unit. Key role objectives: ·Running a £50m TO business unit - 30% YoY growth (conservative estimates) ·Delivering a financially led SaaS 'mission critical' operation ·Partner with Sales to develop pricing strategies ·Identify key growth drivers and markets internationally ·Owning all aspects of financial strategy and partnering with C-Level stakeholders ·Act as an ambassador for software sales concepts ·Develop a world-class finance team and function Desirable skills: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) ·Exposure to a complex FinTech/Software business ·Leading a SaaS entity/organisation

Group FP&A Director

Greater London, England

A market leading FTSE 100 listed Technology business based in central London is seeking to appoint a Group FP&A Director to support all group business units with budget and forecast strategy. Responsibilities include: ·Liaise with Business Unit Finance teams, to ensure a collaborative approach towards business planning and forecasting. ·Lead the annual Budget and monthly forecast process - project manage to ensure timely delivery, and clearly explain business and financial drivers behind financial movements. ·Understand and challenge key assumptions, risks and opportunities, ensure that the financial projections and associated assumptions are aligned to the Group targets ·Be involved in projects such as procurement initiatives and cost focused programmes across the Group. ·Provide insightful analysis and review of business performance to senior stakeholders ·Add value to financial performance through developing and monitoring key performance indicators. Produce KPI dashboards, highlighting trends and making recommendations ·Act as the interface between the Group businesses to ensure key commercial and financial messages are clearly presented, including the latest financial projections and drivers of any movements. ·Manage the Group FP&A team Desirable skills: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) ·Advanced Excel ·Large complex listed company experience

International Tax Manager

London, England

IDG (International Data Group) is the world's leading technology media, data and marketing services company. With a global remit spanning 147 countries, IDG's range of influential websites, events and publications provide data insights to changing marketing appetites and behaviours. Putting customer content at the heart of all engagements, IDG creates marketing impact content across digital, video, mobile and social platforms. IDC (International Data Corporation) is a wholly owned subsidiary of IDG and is Is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. With IDG's global dominance, the business has identified a newly created opportunity to appoint an International Tax Manager, based in the International HQ in Euston, London. Reporting to the VP International Finance, key responsibilities of the role include: ·Monitor all tax developments internationally and take ownership for communicating legislation and regulatory changes to regional entity operations ·Oversee the external compliance function (direct and indirect taxes), including ensuring that cross-border compliance and tax controls and processes are maintained ·Review tax reporting submissions from all countries; appropriately challenge existing processes ·Provision of tax advice (all taxes) to ensure that business projects are transacted tax efficiently ·Manage international indirect tax audits ·Prepare and execute all operational aspects of transfer pricing, including review of intercompany transactions and agreements ·Support the International Controllers with ad-hoc process improvement and the provision of robust financial controls Desirable skills: ·Qualified finance professional (CTA, ACA or ACCA) ·International Tax experience within a Big4 advisory firm or a large in-house company ·The ability to build relationships across all levels of the organisation, including with senior stakeholders

Senior Financial Analyst

City of London, London

An ambitious, market leading business 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 business, operating in over 90 countries, during an exciting time of further international expansion and 20% year on year growth in the region. The Senior Financial Analyst is the key Business Partner in the UK and a key member of a global Finance team. This position partners business leaders including the Managing Director and other internal stakeholders to educate and consult on financial performance, metrics and customer pricing. This is the most senior role in the UK finance team and can lead to progression into a Finance Director role for the right person. Senior Financial Analyst responsibilities: Lead the regional forecasting process, working with operational leadership to provide accurate forecasting and analyze variances. Be a business partner to internal stakeholders, educating and consulting on multiple financial metrics. Support the FP&A Manager & lead the coordination of the annual operating and strategic plans for EU and APAC. Support the commercial teams with pricing and cost reviews. Prepare, analyze, and distribute financial and operational reports. Complete all standard and ad-hoc financial analyses for new service offerings. Provide mentorship and development to the Commercial Finance team. Responsible for maintaining communication and coordination with the global finance team. Provide strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills to effectively present to peers and management. Skills required ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualification 5 years of experience in commercial and strategic finance Experience influencing senior stakeholders in a multinational business Experience working with operations across multiple countries Experience in performing multiple projects and working with diverse teams

Head of Reporting

Oxford, Oxfordshire

Our client is an internationally recognised brand in the heart of Oxford with a global presence. This is a dynamic and evolving business with great future opportunities for progression, and a good work-life balance. This newly created Hybrid role will head up the central Management Reporting team (4 direct report), as well as owning the financial accountants and controls for a division. You will also be the Business Partner to an MD of another smaller business. Reporting to the FC, you will be part of a large sociable team, headed up by an impressive Finance Director with a track record of leadership positions in leading FTSE 100 businesses. There are numerous events and sports teams to get involved with, and access to leading institutions in Oxford. This all-encompassing role, is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain a broad skill set to set them up for a bigger FC role, or for someone who is not sure which area of Finance they want to specialise in and want to keep all their options open. Key stakeholders to this role include: FD, FC, Head of FP&A, MDs, and overseas Finance teams. Skills you will need for this role: Top 10 trained Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) A creative problem-solver, with initiative to implement new ideas and drive process improvements Strong leadership qualities - to be able to manage 4 Management Accountants Confident and credible communicator, able to influence stakeholders Good knowledge of Financial and Management Reporting Strong Excel skills

French Financial Controller

Greater London, England

An instantly recognizable International Consumer focused eCommerce business is actively seeking to appoint a French speaking Regional Financial Controller, based in London. Main Responsibilities: ·Effectively build, lead and manage a team, leveraging world class tools, processes, and personnel, to deliver against the responsibilities and objectives of the function. ·Provide Regional Controllership business partner services to the EMEA Finance Director, collaborate with EMEA and US HQ to effectively align forecasting and budgeting with actuals. ·Oversight of the effective, accurate and timely reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts, including timely and accurate clearing of related reconciling items, in accordance with Box policy, to ensure accurate financial results in the G/L. ·Oversight of the effective, accurate and timely filing of all non-US statutory financial statements in accordance with the applicable French GAAP. Document and manage all historical book to statutory adjustments. Effectively serve as the lead interface for the auditors on the local Statutory Audits. ·Liaison and collaborate with the HQ Technical Accounting and SOX teams to facilitate an effective global consolidated financial statement audit and SOX certification process. ·Oversight of the effective, accurate and timely filing of all tax and other compliance forms and returns for all applicable jurisdictions including, but not limited to VAT, and the related estimated payments and remittances ·Liaison and collaborate with all HQ Controllership, Finance, Legal and other applicable functions to ensure effective communication, alignment and consistency in the application of key global controls, policies and processes. ·Manage the respective country reporting teams across EMEA Desired skills: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or International Equivalent (MBA etc) ·Fluent French ·Technical Reporting experience (local and US GAAP preferred)

Interim Group Financial Accountant

London, England

A well-known retail brand is seeking to appoint an interim Group Financial Accountant to join their group finance function in Central London. Key responsibilities: ·Manage and develop the understanding of sales, margin, stock reporting, and data capture ·Ensure sufficient controls and accurate reporting ·Cash flow modelling, forecasting and reporting ·Working with stock loss prevention team and taking the lead on Stock Loss accuracy ·Develop timetables, procedures, processes, policies, user guides and checklists to ensure governance and control ·Review the preparation of the corporation tax and VAT return ·Assist in the treasury function and completion of related reports and projections. ·Develop appropriate balance sheet controls and review processes ·Manage the year-end audit process, consolidation and statutory accounts Key Criteria: ·Fully Qualified ·Immediately available ·Retail or Stock experience

Commercial Finance Manager

Berkshire, England

A FTSE 100 FMCG giant is actively seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Manager to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their fastest growing division, based in Berkshire. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Commercial Finance Director in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation, submission and commentary on New Business Cases and Deals ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Key User for the KPIs dashboard ·Responsible for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of Group sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. ·Provide financial information to departmental management and business unit leaders Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience ·FMCG desirable

Senior Commercial Finance Manager

Surrey, England

A market leading US listed subsidiary of a global Software giant is actively seeking to appoint a Senior Commercial Finance Manager to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their fastest growing division, based in North Surrey/South West London. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Commercial Finance Director in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation, submission and commentary on New Business Cases and Deals ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Key User for the KPIs dashboard ·Responsible for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of Group sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. ·Provide financial information to departmental management and business unit leaders Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience ·Software/Technology desirable

Corporate Finance Analyst

London, England

Our client is an ambitious and acquisitive Energy Distribution business, one of the fastest growing business in its sector within the UK, with a head office in London. The Corporate Finance Analyst position is an integral role within a small operating business (currently c.200 staff in total) that will provide exposure to both key internal and external institutional stakeholders as well as a broad strategic perspective of the firm's direction and plans within a dynamic and fast-maturing sector. Responsibilities include: ·Scenario analysis modelling - preparing financial models for scenarios including economic appraisal of competing projects. · Coordination of due diligence processes - liaising with advisors and internal teams on due diligence and collating key findings ·Investment analysis - preparation of financial and commercial analysis to support due diligence processes as well as a wider acquisition strategy. ·Preparation of adhoc analysis for specific commercial issues - evaluate complex business issues and decisions including economic and commercial analysis. ·Compilation of presentations and papers for decision making - prepare high quality papers which are user focused, clear and understandable to enable senior management and board decision making. ·Long term strategic analysis - evaluate the financial and commercial impact of changes to the commodity and energy markets as well as the regulatory and political landscape on generation assets. Requirements: ·ACA or CFA Qualified ·Excel Modelling ·Exposure to Energy sector (Desirable, not essential) ·Self-starter, inquisitive and commercial ·High quality presentational output / attention to detail

Financial Controller

Jersey, Channel Isles

Financial Controller Jersey C£75,000 + benefits Growing consumer facing business is experiencing sustained success and has created the new position of Financial Controller. Managing a small team and reporting to the Group FD, the role includes: Creation of Board level management reporting pack Implementation of robust internal controls Insightful analysis on business performance Cash flow forecasting Budgeting, planning and forecasting Business case creation Investment appraisals Coaching and development of the finance team As a qualified accountant, you will have a broad mix of financial experience spanning statutory reporting, financial control and decision support. Comfortable partnering a range of stakeholders from General Manager to Group Finance, you will have high levels of emotional intelligence, broad commercial acumen and be comfortable getting hands on with a small but rapidly growing business.

Group Financial Controller

London, England

Leading independent global Media agency Group Financial Controller C£90,000 Central London This international, privately owned media agency has grown at a phenomenal rate, rapidly expanding into new territories and able to demonstrate a client portfolio of global power brands. It is now seeking a charismatic finance professional to take ownership for Group finance, creating an accounting environment that reflects the impressive forecast growth. This high profile role includes: Establish a global consolidation mechanism Accounting advice around new market launches Prepare and present Group wide financial performance materials for the Board Create the accounting policies document Drive the budgeting and reforecasting process Point of contact for external audit advisors Overhaul weekly flash reports Create a holistic view of group performance Drive improved clarity across client P&Ls Improve financial understanding across commercial heads Ad hoc analysis and project work for the CFO and CEO You will be a qualified accountant with a demonstrable track record of creating and/or enhancing the financial reporting environment across an organisation with several international entities. With a blend of experience across technical accounting, consolidation, report writing, Board level presentations and ideally, group level FP&A, you will know what best practice looks like and have the strength of personality to execute it. With immediate and obvious gravitas, energy and an innate desire to get stuck in, you will have a track record of thriving in an environment than operates at pace, is constantly changing, is experiencing growing pains and needs firm financial leadership. Experience of the Media sector is not essential however, strong excel skills, stakeholder management, a high degree of emotional intelligence and the ability to translate finance for the business are an absolute must. This is a high profile role that will give you the opportunity to quickly make an enormous impression across the entire business.

Financial Controller - Business Partner to SLT

London, England

Leading independent Media agency Financial Controller - business partner to SLT C£90,000 Central London This international, privately owned media agency has grown at a phenomenal rate, rapidly expanding into new territories and able to demonstrate a client portfolio of global power brands. It is now seeking a charismatic finance professional to partner the UK management team. Managing a team, the role includes: Business partnering the UK commercial heads and senior leadership team Will drive business performance Client performance analysis Set KPIs Educate the business heads on commercial finance Create and review business cases Prepare budgets, forecasts, 3-year plans and Board presentations on UK business performance and future state Ad Hoc analysis & project work for the CFO and CEO You will be a qualified accountant with a demonstrable track record of quickly getting under the skin of the business to understand and influence the commercial drivers. With immediate and obvious gravitas, energy and an innate desire to get stuck in, you will have a track record of thriving in an environment than operates at pace, is constantly changing, is experiencing growing pains and needs firm financial leadership. Experience of the Media sector is not essential however, strong excel skills, stakeholder management, a high degree of commercial savvy and the ability to translate finance for the business are an absolute must. This is a high profile, business partnering role that will give you the opportunity to quickly make an enormous impression across the entire business.