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Senior Accountant (France)

London, England

A US listed Technology company is seeking to appoint a Senior Accountant for the French subsidiary of the business. Key responsibilities: ·Completion of the month-end close processes ·Business partnering cross-functionally ·Assist with the review of results pre-close (vs Plan /Trend analysis etc) to ensure that the accounts are accurate ·Monthly preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations ·Preparation of bank reconciliations ·Responsible for accurate and timely submission of VAT and other regulatory returns ·Statutory reporting Key essentials: ·Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Professional proficiency in French language ·US GAAP knowledge

Financial Accountant

London, England

A well-known Retail business is seeking to appoint a Financial Accountant to join their Group Financial Control function. The ideal candidate will hold an ACA qualification and be technically strong in accounting and controls. 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

Management Accountant

London, England

A global business advisory firm based in Central London is seeking a Management Accountant to join the EMEA Finance Team. Key responsibilities: ·Completion of the month-end close processes and posting of close journals and preparation of supporting month end schedules ·Assist with the review of results pre-close (vs Plan /Trend analysis etc) to ensure that the accounts are accurate ·Monthly preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations to ensure that all accounts are adequately reconciled ·Preparation of bank reconciliations ·Responsible for accurate and timely submission of VAT and other regulatory returns ·Assist with preparation and timely submission of all statutory reporting and filings as relevant Key essentials: ·Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) ·US GAAP knowledge

Senior Accountant (French Speaking)

London, England

A US listed Technology business is seeking to appoint a French speaking Senior Accountant to join the business. Key responsibilities: ·Completion of the month-end close processes and posting of close journals and preparation of supporting month end schedules ·Assist with the review of results pre-close (vs Plan /Trend analysis etc) to ensure that the accounts are accurate ·Monthly preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations to ensure that all accounts are adequately reconciled ·Preparation of bank reconciliations ·Responsible for accurate and timely submission of VAT and other regulatory returns ·Assist with preparation and timely submission of all statutory reporting and filings as relevant Key essentials: ·Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) ·Fluent French speaker ·French/US GAAP

Finance Business Partner

West London, London

A FTSE 100 market leading UK power-brand based in West London is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their fastest growing division. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Head of Commercial Finance in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation, submission and commentary on New Business Cases ·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

Financial Controller

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

A well-known manufacturing business based in Hemel Hempstead is seeking to appoint a Financial Controller with strong technical experience. Key desirables: Extensive experience in statutory account preparation for multiple entities across different countries Strong technical IFRS accounting experience Ability to write technical memos and deliver on improvement projects Ability to effectively manage an audit Someone who is hardworking, dynamic and pro-active - has critical thinking skills and will take ownership of their work Resilient and able to manage and deal with change - has the ability to work with ambiguity, instigate, and then implement improvements Ability to work independently and hit the ground running on day 1 Key Essentials: Professional Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

Management Accountant

London, England

My client is an iconic Retail company based in Central London, who is seeking to appoint a qualified Management Accountant to join an exciting part of the business. Key responsibilities: - Business Partnering with Stores and Operations - Reviewing store P&Ls - Preparing monthly board packs - Variance Analysis Key desirables: - Experience in a Retail organisation - Qualified Accountant - Strong commercial accumen

UK Tax Analyst

London, England

A well-known subsidiary of a US listed Freight and Logistics company is seeking to appoint a UK Tax Analyst in a newly-created role. The role will be responsible for UK tax compliance and reporting as well as providing ad hoc UK tax advice. The breadth of the role will also cover aspects such as lease accounting, fixed asset management and IFRS accounts preparation. This is an ideal position for an individual who is tax trained and has a desire to branch out to other finance disciplines. Key responsibilities: ·Prepare monthly UK tax reporting packs in accordance with US GAAP ·Manage UK tax returns preparation process ·Prepare UK tax note for IFRS accounts ·Assist with developing and delivering a Regional Tax Framework across the UK businesses, and take ownership for the associated process and control documentation ·Assist on UK tax regulations and compliance requirements ·Provide support for any ad hoc projects such as transfer pricing ·Assist Regional Finance Manager on projects such as implementation of new Accounting Standard on Leases Key desirables: ·Fully qualified tax professional ·Ability to build healthy working relationships with business stakeholders ·Solid analytical skills ·Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff across as well as key stakeholders

Statutory Accounts and Control Manager (FTSE 100 FMCG)

City of London, London

A FTSE 100 FMCG business based in the heart of London, is seeking to recruit a brand-new position for their UK business. This is a newly created hybrid role, which partners the business interacting daily with senior non-finance stakeholders and commercial teams. The business is a leading global player in the FMCG space, with an enviable brand that is recognised across the world. The development opportunities are second to none, and this is a business where someone can build a real career and accelerate their development in a nurturing environment. The role will manage internal control for the UK commercial business, driving best practice for the UK businesses, monitoring business activities for continues improvement. An example would be sign-off of sponsorship deals for commercial teams, ensuring the business best practice is followed. For a few months of the year, you will also own the statutory accounts for 4 entities at year-end. This opportunity offers a fantastic platform for a technically strong accountant in practice to leverage their experience, moving into a high-profile business facing position with exposure across the whole business, accelerating their career in a broad role which will open doors in different areas of the business. Key skills needed for this role: Recently qualified ACA (circa 1-2 years PQE) Exposure to large businesses ideally FTSE listed companies Gravitas to influence senior stakeholders Strong commercial understanding and knowledge of business drivers Comfortable working in a global, multinational environment This business has a rewarding culture with bonuses regularly paying in full at 20% and regular salary reviews. Other benefits include free products, corporate discounts with top brands and private healthcare.

Management Accountant

London, England

Are you a creative, ambitious Management Accountant looking for an environment where you can develop and truly add value? An ambitious global market leader - business services company, with an international client base servicing multiple sectors from Consumer Brands to Media & Technology, is seeking to bring on-board an ambitious Management Accountant during an exciting time of international expansion. The business has had consistent 20-25% year on year growth, continuously expanding into new territories, and this role will play an integral part in supporting future growth plans. They have a collaborative, nurturing and inclusive culture where people with ambition can reach their full potential. You will need to be creative, able to think and work fast, and you will need to be flexible and able to adapt in a dynamic environment. The Finance team has doubled in the last 3 years, and with this continued growth there will be opportunities to progress in the business. Remit The role of the Management Accountant will be to maintain an efficient and accurate Accounting function for the EMEA group of entities. You will assist the team in achieving deadlines, improving the quality of processes; providing financial support to stakeholders across the business. You will partner Operations, helping to plan and challenge spending across the business. Key Responsibilities Preparation of Monthly Accruals and prepayments and journal adjustments (including schedules and working papers) for the UK and EMEA entities Preparation of the monthly management accounts; supporting schedules and month-end packs, explaining the key variances to forecast and budget Performing monthly GL balance sheet reconciliations Helping to drive process improvements across the function alongside the senior Finance team Provide Ad-hoc support as necessary to the FD, aiding expansion into new countries and helping to set up efficient finance processes. Support Payroll including the posting of payroll journals Person Specification ACCA / CIMA / ACA Experience in Management Accounting and full month-end experience Previous experience of working in a medium sized Finance function with exposure to large accounting packages Good accounting knowledge of financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting Good written and oral skills are essential, as are good planning, organisational skills and a strong eye for detail

Finance Manager (Start-up)

East London, London

Looking to join a real young high-growth start-up in the heart of Shoreditch? This is a real Commercial Finance role with a wide remit, where you can truly help grow a young entrepreneurial business! Our client is an award-winning start-up in Shoreditch, looking to take on a Commercial Finance Manager. You will join a team of hard working, passionate individuals on a mission to disrupt the sector, bringing much needed services into the homes of their clients all across the UK. The business has already reached £2M annual revenue and growing! Reporting to the CFO/COO, this role will own the accounting function for this young VC backed business, supporting the Commercial and Operational teams with accurate models and analysis, to support strategic decisions. You will work with the COO to establish a real value add finance function, creating a firm foundation on which to build upon, in a dynamic business about to go through accelerated growth and funding! Skills you will need for this role: A genuine interest in joining a young Startup! An accountancy qualification is essential (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Good knowledge of accounting - both financial and management reporting Strong commercial acumen with advanced Excel skills A Passion for tech, health or entrepreneurship

Financial Analyst (Trading, Corporate Finance, M&A)

London, England

Our client is an ambitious and fast growing Private Equity backed Renewable Energy business, one of the fastest growing business in its sector within the UK. This is a well-capitalised business backed by established institutional equity investors, credit facilities currently from mainstream UK and Overseas Banks. The Financial Analyst position is an integral role within a small operating business (currently c.45 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. The Financial Analyst role sits within the central Finance Team as instrumental support to the CFO. Key responsibilities include: a) Modelling and analysis specifically in the areas of new site underwriting and analysis (greenfield, brownfield, sale & leaseback and M&A) as well as BAU including analysis, modelling and stakeholder reporting. b) Supporting the Trading teams to develop robust pricing strategies Areas of Responsibilities for each of the primary functions will include: ·Ongoing maintenance of the business plan and cash flow model, capturing all necessary inputs for historic information (cash flows, client agreements) and forecast assumptions (sales prices, velocity of sales, operating and capital costs), leverage and provision of clear output information to include scenarios analysis for both standalone deal and shareholder returns ·Modelling and presenting the underwrite of new transactions and acquisitions, both standalone and integrated into the business to evaluate impact on returns and make recommendations as to course of action ·Detailed analysis of commercial impact of prospective client agreements and recommendations for course of action to follow, combining inputs from sales, marketing, operations, as well as finance ·Assistance with preparation of annual Budgets and monitoring and analysing the operational and financial performance of the business incorporating strategic decisions related to the ongoing operation of the portfolio (e g., major leases, cap ex decisions) ·Assistance with strategic growth plans - both organic and inorganic, to include all due diligence relating to new investments, including the preparation of business plans, co-ordination and review of external advisors DD reports, historical financial statements, contracts, and market research, as well as modelling and all presentation materials ·Market analysis and competitor companies - track and communicate market supply, and key estate plans for our major competitors through research and by building analyst relationships within the market. ·Preparation of regular reporting information on business performance and plans to investors and stakeholders to assist with management and monitoring of current assets (tenancy schedules, financial and sales performance) Key Requirements: ·Advanced Excel Modelling and PowerPoint skills including detailed financial leverage modelling, underwriting and summary presentation of analysis ·Self-starter, inquisitive and commercial ·High quality presentational output / attention to detail ·Background in either private equity environment, corporate finance, an investment bank or accountancy firm, or a mainstream strategic consultancy firm

FP&A Manager

London, England

A reputable international brand and unrivalled player in the Travel sector is seeking an FP&A Manager. This is an innovative company which uses its advanced Technology to bring the world closer together, a consumer-focused business, which strives for complete customer satisfaction and has a strong reputation in the market. This role will work within the Financial Planning & Analysis team and partner closely with finance and other teams, to support and coordinate the forecasting, budgeting and managements reporting process across the business. Key deliverables: Coordinate planning process: modelling, consolidation, scenario analysis Manage and track key variances to Budget, track risks and opportunities, and manage the two - monthly forecast process Challenge performance and drive change to ensure key operational and financial targets are achieved or beaten Manage and coordinate Capital Expenditure approval, improve effectiveness of investments and benchmarking various projects Manage and coordinate preparation of monthly management accounts preparation to tight deadlines Coordinate and consolidate regular management information, provide insight and analysis to help the stakeholders understand business performance Build and maintain effective working relationships across teams, within Finance and wider business Provide analytical support and drive ad-hoc projects and initiatives as required Skills you will need for this role: Qualified Accountant essential Robust analytical & modelling skills Strong experience in budgeting, forecasting and management reporting A confident and personable individual able to build credibility with senior stakeholders Ability to identify and streamline inefficient processes

Financial Controller

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

A well-known manufacturing business based in Hemel Hempstead is seeking to appoint a Financial Controller with strong technical experience. Key desirables: Extensive experience in statutory account preparation for multiple entities across different countries Strong technical IFRS accounting experience Ability to write technical memos and deliver on improvement projects Ability to effectively manage an audit Someone who is hardworking, dynamic and pro-active - has critical thinking skills and will take ownership of their work Resilient and able to manage and deal with change - has the ability to work with ambiguity, instigate, and then implement improvements Ability to work independently and hit the ground running on day 1 Key Essentials: Professional Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

Management Accountant

London, England

Are you a creative, ambitious Management Accountant looking for an environment where you can develop and truly add value? An ambitious global market leader - business services company, with an international client base servicing multiple sectors from Consumer Brands to Media & Technology, is seeking to bring on-board an ambitious Management Accountant during an exciting time of international expansion. The business has had consistent 20-25% year on year growth, continuously expanding into new territories, and this role will play an integral part in supporting future growth plans. They have a collaborative, nurturing and inclusive culture where people with ambition can reach their full potential. You will need to be creative, able to think and work fast, and you will need to be flexible and able to adapt in a dynamic environment. The Finance team has doubled in the last 3 years, and with this continued growth there will be opportunities to progress in the business. Remit The role of the Management Accountant will be to maintain an efficient and accurate Accounting function for the EMEA group of entities. You will assist the team in achieving deadlines, improving the quality of processes; providing financial support to stakeholders across the business. You will partner Operations, helping to plan and challenge spending across the business. Key Responsibilities Preparation of Monthly Accruals and prepayments and journal adjustments (including schedules and working papers) for the UK and EMEA entities Preparation of the monthly management accounts; supporting schedules and month-end packs, explaining the key variances to forecast and budget Performing monthly GL balance sheet reconciliations Helping to drive process improvements across the function alongside the senior Finance team Provide Ad-hoc support as necessary to the FD, aiding expansion into new countries and helping to set up efficient finance processes. Support Payroll including the posting of payroll journals Person Specification ACCA / CIMA / ACA Experience in Management Accounting and full month-end experience Previous experience of working in a medium sized Finance function with exposure to large accounting packages Good accounting knowledge of financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting Good written and oral skills are essential, as are good planning, organisational skills and a strong eye for detail

Statutory Accounts and Control Manager (FTSE 100 FMCG)

City of London, London

A FTSE 100 FMCG business based in the heart of London, is seeking to recruit a brand-new position for their UK business. This is a newly created hybrid role, which partners the business interacting daily with senior non-finance stakeholders and commercial teams. The business is a leading global player in the FMCG space, with an enviable brand that is recognised across the world. The development opportunities are second to none, and this is a business where someone can build a real career and accelerate their development in a nurturing environment. The role will manage internal control for the UK commercial business, driving best practice for the UK businesses, monitoring business activities for continues improvement. An example would be sign-off of sponsorship deals for commercial teams, ensuring the business best practice is followed. For a few months of the year, you will also own the statutory accounts for 4 entities at year-end. This opportunity offers a fantastic platform for a technically strong accountant in practice to leverage their experience, moving into a high-profile business facing position with exposure across the whole business, accelerating their career in a broad role which will open doors in different areas of the business. Key skills needed for this role: Recently qualified ACA (circa 1-2 years PQE) Exposure to large businesses ideally FTSE listed companies Gravitas to influence senior stakeholders Strong commercial understanding and knowledge of business drivers Comfortable working in a global, multinational environment This business has a rewarding culture with bonuses regularly paying in full at 20% and regular salary reviews. Other benefits include free products, corporate discounts with top brands and private healthcare.

Statutory Accounts and Control Manager (FTSE 100 FMCG)

City of London, London

A FTSE 100 FMCG business based in the heart of London, is seeking to recruit a brand-new position for their UK business. This is a newly created hybrid role, which partners the business interacting daily with senior non-finance stakeholders and commercial teams. The business is a leading global player in the FMCG space, with an enviable brand that is recognised across the world. The development opportunities are second to none, and this is a business where someone can build a real career and accelerate their development in a nurturing environment. The role will manage internal control for the UK commercial business, driving best practice for the UK businesses, monitoring business activities for continues improvement. An example would be sign-off of sponsorship deals for commercial teams, ensuring the business best practice is followed. For a few months of the year, you will also own the statutory accounts for 4 entities at year-end. This opportunity offers a fantastic platform for a technically strong accountant in practice to leverage their experience, moving into a high-profile business facing position with exposure across the whole business, accelerating their career in a broad role which will open doors in different areas of the business. Key skills needed for this role: Recently qualified ACA (circa 1-2 years PQE) Exposure to large businesses ideally FTSE listed companies Gravitas to influence senior stakeholders Strong commercial understanding and knowledge of business drivers Comfortable working in a global, multinational environment This business has a rewarding culture with bonuses regularly paying in full at 20% and regular salary reviews. Other benefits include free products, corporate discounts with top brands and private healthcare.

Senior Accountant

London, England

A rapidly growing Tech Start Up business in London is actively seeking to appoint a Senior Financial Accountant to own the P&L and B/S for the entire UK business. Key responsibilities include: ·Responsible for the production of timely and accurate monthly management accounts for the UK entity including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow ·Provide insight into the movements in the P&L and balance sheet versus prior periods and budget ·Prepare cash books on a monthly basis ·Assist in the completion of the year-end statutory accounts and actively participate in the annual audit ·Prepare statutory accounts according to IFRS for the UK entity Desirable skills include: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) ·Practice trained (Big4/Top10) ·IFRS and GAAP exposure

Head of Finance

Surrey, England

A well-known charity organisation is seeking to appoint a commercially-strong Head of Finance to drive the business forward after a major investment in its restoration. This role would suit someone who is passionate about charity and is looking for a broad and exciting role in a close-knit team. Key essentials: - Qualified Accountant - Flexible and enthusiastic approach - Commercially strong Key desirables: - Experience working in a nonprofit business