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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 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Senior Finance manager

Surrey, England

Cedar are working with a listed business, that is seeking to recruit a senior financial individual to see through a crucial period of financial reporting. This is a key role that is integral to the financial reporting process. The business is a leading global player in the space, with an enviable brand that is recognised across the world. Key responsibilities: ·Prepare the monthly management and financial accounts ·Oversee the consolidation of the accounts for multiple entities ·Clear a backlog of data and oversee the monthly reconciliation process ·Be a key player in the application of various policies ·Business partner with finance and non- finance stakeholders ·Ad-hoc requirements as necessary Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA) ·Robust experience in statutory reporting ·Team management experience ·Strong Systems skills (SAP or Hyperion) ·Strong IFRS knowledge ·Advanced excel skills This opportunity offers a fantastic platform for a technically strong accountant who would have ideally have a multinational company background. You will have the ability to hit the ground running and be a key influencer in the finance team.

Financial Accounting Manager

West London, London

Financial Accounting Manager My client, a dynamic, multi-million turnover business is currently looking to hire an interim Financial Accounting Manager. This is a six-month assignment required due to a spike in activity over year end and a couple of staff changes elsewhere in the team. The role will focus on the delivery of financial and statutory accounts in line with IFRS; balance sheet reconciliations and capital accounts; partnering with other teams across the business to support planning, budget and forecast process; cash flow and ad hoc report production. You will be qualified with a penchant for and high degree of accuracy, energetic and collaborative when building internal relationships and passionate about working within a high performing and visible financial accounting team. The hiring manager would like to interview as soon as possible for an immediate start, so you should be immediately available or on no more than on weeks' notice.

Senior Finance manager

Surrey, England

Cedar are working with a listed business that is seeking to recruit a senior financial individual to see through a crucial period of financial reporting. This is a key role that is integral to the financial reporting process. The business is a leading global player in the space, with an enviable brand that is recognised across the world. Key responsibilities: ·Prepare the monthly management and financial accounts ·Oversee the consolidation of the accounts for multiple entities ·Clear a backlog of data and oversee the monthly reconciliation process ·Be a key player in the application of various policies ·Business partner with finance and non- finance stakeholders ·Ad-hoc requirements as necessary Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA) ·Robust experience in statutory reporting ·Team management experience ·Strong Systems skills (SAP or Hyperion) ·Strong IFRS knowledge ·Advanced excel skills This opportunity offers a fantastic platform for a technically strong accountant who would have ideally have a multinational company background. You will have the ability to hit the ground running and be a key influencer in the finance team.

FP&A Manager (FTSE 250)

London, England

A globally recognised, FTSE 250 business is seeking a Finance Manager to join 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. A forward-thinking organisation which strives to be ahead of their competitors. 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. The team is multi-cultural and gender-balanced, with a nurturing, friendly team dynamic. As the Finance Manager you will own the budgeting, forecasting and 3 year plan for the business unit (BU), delivering robust divisional forecasts and budgets for Senior Management, directly supporting the operations of the business. You will work closely with the Divisional FD and FC and also supervise a junior analyst. This role works closely with other finance teams, the CFO and the operations. In this large multinational business, there are various other finance teams within the head office, 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: ACA qualified accountant with PQE and industry experience FP&A or Group Reporting experience in a large company Evident career progression with a strong academic background Good attention to detail as well as ability to see the 'big picture' Strong ethical and professional values is key! Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to win the respect and trust of colleagues and customers

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

Systems Accountant

Greater London, England

A leading Business Services organisation continues to grow and as a result are looking for a Systems Accountant to support the UK Systems Accounting and finance system related projects team. The Finance Systems Accountant will also support the UK Finance Team and take an active role in the CODA upgrade project. Technical Criteria An experienced Finance Systems Accountant / Finance Systems Analyst Strong experience in CODA / Unit4 - with configuration knowledge and with experience at super user level Experience in designing and running UAT for implementations or upgrades Advanced IT skills and systems experience particularly Microsoft Excel, OLAP databases and SQL server Demonstrated ability to improve processes to ensure best use of system's functionality Experience of creating reports from a detailed user-defined specification. Exposure to system administration and report-writing in BPC or a similar BI tool Exposure to mainframe systems would be highly regarded Strong accountancy/finance background

Treasury Manager

Greater London, England

Treasury Manager A FTSE listed multi-site Leisure business based in London is seeking to recruit an interim Treasury Manager to join the central finance function. The role reports into the Group Financial Controller and will have the opportunity to go permanent for the right candidate. Key Responsibilities include: ·Oversea and lead all group treasury operations including: payments and bank reconciliations whilst managing and developing a team of 3. ·Design and apply a treasury strategy, setting short and long-term goals to ensure it supports growth opportunities which are in line with the strategic plan. ·Management of the working capital requirements of the group ·Produce monthly/ yearly cashflow forecasts for management accounting and statutory reporting ·Develop the FX hedging strategy ·Ensure all loans are compliant with standards and develop and maintain relationships with banks ·Ensure regular and accurate treasury reporting to senior management, including preparation of Board and Audit Committee papers Key Skills: ·Solid experience working in or leading a Treasury function ·Qualified ACT/MCT ·Ability to develop and maintain existing relationships with key stakeholders

Risk and Audit Manager

City of London, London

Group Risk and Audit Manager A FTSE listed multi-site Leisure business based in London is seeking to recruit an interim Group Risk and Audit Manager. The role reports into the Finance Director with a dotted line to the Audit committee and is for an initial 6-month period. Responsibilities: ·Responsible for the overall controls environment and the Group's risk management strategy. ·Lead and manage the internal audit and risk function to provide objective operational reviews across all sites. ·Evaluate all current internal audit and risk management approaches while setting the direction and time scale of the internal audit and risk management plan. ·Report and coordinate all result and findings to the Audit committee and executive board ·Business partner to review organisations continuity plan with other key stakeholders and teams. ·Maintain the Group's risk register, performing regular review of key business risks and mitigating controls. Skills ·Qualified accountant or professional auditing and risk management qualification ·Ability to plan and deliver end-to-end business audits (financial, operational, commercial and compliance). ·Exceptional analytical, decision making and planning skills. ·Proven ability to produce high quality written reports or presentations.

Group Treasury Manager

Greater London, England

A FTSE listed multi-site Leisure business based in London is seeking to recruit a Group Treasury Manager to join their expanding Head Office finance function. Reporting in to the Group Financial Controller, you will be joining an industry leading leisure business with over 200 sites across the UK. Responsibilities include: ·Develop and lead a treasury function within a listed company ·Lead, manage and train a treasury team of three people ·Develop cash flow forecasts and track cash flow daily ·Ensure compliance with all loan covenants, including all reporting requirements. Proactive in assessing impact of changes in the business of the covenants - changes in accounting standards, acquisitions ·Oversee treasury operations; payments, bank recs and administration ·Prepare monthly and yearly cash flow for management accounts and statutory reporting ·Responsibility for building the cashflow functionality in our new system ·Ensure regular and accurate treasury reporting to senior management, including preparation of Board and Audit Committee papers. Development of treasury reporting via the use of our new systems ·Support and develop relationships with banks ·Ensure treasury work closely and have good relationships with Tax, Financial Accounting and Legal to ensure optimal business solutions ·Develop the FX hedging strategy The successful candidate will have: ·Qualified ACT or ACA ·Treasury experience (practice or industry)

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 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 & 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 several international entities. With a blend of experience across technical accounting, consolidations, 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.

FP&A Manager

London, England

FP&A Manager Central London PE backed Software business C£75,000 + bonus etc This rapidly expanding software business has an established presence across a small number of international territories and is executing a dynamic plan to more than double in size of the next 4 years. Part of that plans includes the need for an impressive FP&A Manager to help provide clarity of business performance, both tactical and strategic. Reporting to the CFO and with daily interaction with the Exec team, the role includes: Producing the annual budget and three year plan, including significant modelling and working with business owners to translate operational inputs into financial outcomes Monthly Forecasting - constructing an accurate monthly rolling forecast to track predicted performance vs plan. Development and production of financial and non-financial KPIs, including daily, weekly and monthly dashboard reporting. Monthly production of Board Pack financial information Partnering business leaders by providing financial rigour around decisions and proposals appropriate for CEO and CFO sign off Providing information required to assist external investors Production of external reports for potential new investment and or funding As a qualified accountant with in-depth FP&A experience, you will have played a key role in driving best practice FP&A improvements. You will also have demonstrably high levels of intellectual horsepower, communication skills and a structured and logical approach to business methodology. Ideally, but not essential is experience of Software or a related sector. Critical is apparent commercial acumen, emotional intelligence and a hunger to drive improved changed through a fast paced and successful business.

Senior Finance Manager

London, England

A rapidly growing eCommerce group based in trendy central London offices is seeking to appoint a Senior Finance Manager to complement the businesses significant YoY growth across the UK market. Key responsibilities will include: ·Oversight of all management and financial reporting for the UK operating entity; your role will be to review all final month end numbers ·Management, leadership and development of a small finance team ·Deliver value adding and informative internal management reporting by entity to Senior Executive Management and Board ·Liaise with the FP&A function to provide insight on business performance ·Support ongoing process improvement and drive efficiencies around month end reporting ·Project manage systems improvements and upgrades Your background: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/CA/ACCA or equivalent) with a proven track record in a financial reporting based role. ·Knowledge of financial accounting standards, best practice controls and their practical application. ·Pro-active behaviour that demonstrates initiative

Senior Finance Business Partner

London, England

A market leading Engineering based in London is actively seeking to appoint a Senior Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their largest of three divisions (Engineering). Main Responsibilities: ·Business partnering the Engineering Director in working with senior Engineering Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation of New Business Cases ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake strategic analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decisions on future ventures ·Assisting the Engineering Director in the preparation of market turbulence contingency planning ·Act as 'de facto' Head of Finance for the Engineering function Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Accounting Manager

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Accounting Manager A large retail organisation is looking for an interim Accounting Manager to join their team in Chesterfield. The Accounting Manager will report directly into the Head of Reporting and Analysis and will be responsible for providing financial accounting support to the central cost finance director and their team. Key responsibilities: ·Monthly management and Board reporting ·Ability to assist with budget and monthly forecasting ·Review Journals ·Liaises with external auditors and business partner with non-financial stakeholders ·Completion of monthly payroll reconciliation using SAP Key Requirements: ·Fully Qualified (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) ·Immediately available or at short notice ·Good Excel skills and ability to use ERP systems

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. 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 take a strong hold on the financial reporting at this crucial time. Key responsibilities: ·Preparation and consolidation for a subset of the group's multiple entities ·Drafting and collating UK GAAP and IFRS compliant statements Act as a business partner with the wider business Be a key player in the application of accounting standards including FRS 102 and IFRS ·Participate in the preparation of iXBRL format accounts to HMRC ·Manage and deliver 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 of Orcale and Caseware accounts ·Must be able to work in a fast paced environment ·Real estate and property experience would be highly beneficial This is an opportunity that will suit an individual with a strong academic background and who has the gravitas and ability to hit the ground running.

Interim Head of Finance

London, England

A rapidly growing charitable organisation is looking for an Interim Head of Finance to join their team during a significant period of change, based in London, £450-£500 per day. This role will have overall responsibility for the finance function including AP, AR and Payroll. The initial key deliverables will be the year end and audit over the next couple of months before focusing on the process and controls of the function, make assessments and implement new procedures. Additionally, there will also be requirements to work on ad hoc projects as the business continues to grow and change. Candidate requirements are as follows: - Qualified accountant - Significant experience as a Head of Finance or Financial Controller with full finance function responsibility - Strong year-end, statutory accounting and audit capabilities - Proven track record of improving processes and controls - Charity sector or SORP accounting experience would be highly beneficial - Sage systems knowledge - Hands-on with the ability to hit the ground running - Self-starter with the ability to adapt to a changing, fast paced working environment - Team management experience

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.

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