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Finance analyst

City of London, London

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

Group Financial Accountant - ACA Required

Guildford, Surrey

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

Senior Management Accountant - Retail

London, England

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

Senior FP&A Analyst

London, England

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

Global Pricing Manager

London, England

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

Management Accountant - Media

London, England

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

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.

Finance Business Partner - Commercial Revenue

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: ·Recently qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) - will consider straight from practice

Global Finance Analyst

London, England

A dynamic, entrepreneurial consumer goods business is seeking a Global Finance Analyst to join their new finance team. This fast-paced sustainable business is super health conscious and striving to reduce their carbon footprint in the industry. Backed by a big fish in the Private Equity world, you will have the ability to play a critical role in building the finance function of a growing business. This is a newly created position which will play a pivotal role in building a first-class group reporting function. This high-profile role will support the Group Reporting Manager and the senior finance team on various process improvements and drive enhancements to the financial reports. Summary of responsibilities for the Global Finance analyst role: Play a key role in specific projects across the group regarding global reporting and process improvements, in order to build a first-class group reporting function Support the Group Reporting Manager (GRM) in the preparation of stats accounts and other financial reporting to the investors/board Support the GRM in ensuring that group accounting procedures and policies are compliant across the group Provide ad-hoc support to the Group Financial Controller, Head of Finance and country teams Skills required for the Global Finance analyst role: A professional accounting qualification is essential! A creative problem solver with the ability to drive improvements Good commercial business understanding with exposure to big companies An ambitious individual with the hunger to grow and progress their career in a dynamic start-up environment

Finance Business Partner - Projects

West London, London

Our client, a FTSE 100 market leader is actively looking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to contribute to achieving financial targets and own large-scale projects; partnering with senior stakeholders. Key responsibilities: ·Business partnering with operations teams - liaising with business management ·Lead the Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting processes - with reviews & presentation ·Managing key projects - providing financials to support key business decisions ·Support operational business decisions ·Partner with non-finance teams - supporting transformation programmes; providing key financials ·Develop financial strategies for projects and advise the best way to maximise ROI ·Establish and maintain internal relationships - to become a true business partner Key requirements: ·ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified ·Strong experience in industry OR project-based work whilst in practice

Financial Analyst

Greater London, England

Cedar are delighted to be working with an international and reputable law firm who are looking for a finance analyst to join their Financial Analysis and Reporting team in the heart of the city. The ideal candidate will be newly qualified with ACA, ACCA or CIMA along with experience in financial analysis in a current or previous role. Reporting directly to the Head of Financial Analysis and Reporting this role will also be working closely with Business Partners with the potential to work with Partners and Fee Earners alike. Responsibilites in short; ·Performing general analysis such as Key profit drivers, trend analysis and commercial drivers. ·Analysing and interpreting data to show trends and support business cases ·Business planning ·Partner profitability ·Management reporting ·Budget planning ·Input in improving reporting processes ·Liaising with group manager, partners and business partners Personal specifications; ·Approachable, diplomatic and persuasive attitude ·Diligent with eye for detail ·Organised with ability to work to tight deadlines ·Strong knowledge of Excel (Pivot tables & v-look ups) ·Ability to supervise work of others and support junior members of the team. If you are looking for a dynamic, commercial and analytical role working alongside a inclusive, friendly and forward thinking team then please apply to the role.

Financial Accountant

London, England

A global publishing company are looking to hire a newly qualified accountant to play a key role during an exciting time for the business. Key responsibilities: ·Preparation of annual financial statements under FRS 102 ·Liaising with subsidiaries for submission of reporting packs ·Monitoring and keeping up to date with local & foreign VAT legislation ·Preparation of VAT returns ·Assisting with implementation of new ERP system ·Assist with potential acquisitions ·Preparation of UK tax returns Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Strong Excel skills ·Basic VAT knowledge with the willingness to learn