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Senior Reporting Accountant

London, England

This meaty Senior Financial Accountant role will report into the Finance Director, supporting the growth of the business and Finance function, driving business improvements and taking ownership for a mixture of financial and management accounts. The business operates a collaborative open plan environment, where senior management are approachable, and there is scope to take on added responsibilities and get stuck in to new projects. Responsibilities in this role: Financial lead for the European segment of the Group, including full month-end responsibility, ensuring monthly financials and forecast reviews with the U.K. Managing Director and his European team. Financial lead for intangibles capitalisation and R&D tax work, including monthly analysis of development time to be capitalised and amortised. Work with the Finance Director to produce the monthly Board Pack including written commentary. Produce consolidated financials for the group on a monthly basis, including key balance sheet and income statement review and variance analysis. Financial lead for a key business stream including Head Office lead for an overseas operation: Including month-end responsibilities, reforecast, and production of monthly joint venture statements. Work with the Finance Director on production of year-end and half year results, including working with auditors and tax advisors. Key team member in the production of group budgets and reforecasts. Assist and lead business cases as necessary. Liaison with IT, HR, Legal and other relevant internal departments. Monthly and quarterly statutory returns for the group. What we are looking for to be successful in this role: Qualified Accountant Strong excel and technical accounting skills Confident with manipulating large data files

Finance Manager - FTSE 250

London, England

Finance Manager: My client, a FTSE 250 business with a formidable presence in the technology market are looking for a talented Finance Manager to join the commercial arm of their business. You will have a brilliant opportunity to progress your career in a truly meritocratic environment, with genuine scope to progress and explore other areas of finance within 12 months. Main Responsibilities: Key responsibility for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of Group sales forecast. Create and develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting and business planning Produce analysis for inclusion in the financial statements and for projects on ad hoc basis. Monthly variance analysis from budget to actual spend per project, region and overall budgets Key stakeholder management - helping build and maintain working relationships with operations and finance teams across the group. Undertaking line management duties depending on experience and capabilities as requested Possess strong analytical skills and confidence of Microsoft Excel, including modelling Close review of management accounts with sector directors and their senior leadership teams ahead of closing month end. Requirements: - Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent - FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience - Strong Excel skills If you are not sure if you have all the skills for this role, just apply, we will contact you if we think there is a good fit from your CV!

Group Reporting Manager - Technology

London, England

A young and ambitious Technology business with double digit growth has a fantastic position for a Group Reporting Manager seeking a career in a fast paced, forward thinking organisation. This impressive technology business has a global presence with offices in the UK, US and EME. This meaty Group Reporting role will have broad exposure, supporting the growth of the business and wider Finance function, including direct involvement with the FP&A team and reporting directly into C suite leadership. Responsibilities: Financial lead for the European segment of the Group, ensuring monthly financials and forecast reviews with the U.K. Managing Director and European team. Financial lead for intangibles capitalisation and R&D tax work, including monthly analysis of development time to be capitalised and amortised. Driving business improvements and taking ownership for a mixture of financial and management accounts. Produce consolidated financials for the group on a monthly basis, including key balance sheet and income statement review and variance analysis. Assist in co-ordinating and preparing the Group's internal reports, including board and exec reporting Streamlining processes and systems Key team member in the production of group budgets and reforecasts Assist and lead business cases as necessary Monthly and quarterly statutory returns for the group Requirements: Qualified Accountant (ideally ACA) Strong technical accounting skills

Finance Analyst - Retail

London, England

A market leading fashion retailer are seeking to appoint a dynamic Finance Analyst to join their growing team. Working within a skilled and energetic team you will be tasked to deliver robust commercial analysis and partnering to various departments, with sole responsibility for one of their fastest growing regions. As a valued team member you will provide analysis on budget vs. forecast, engaging with stakeholders to understand challenges and provide solutions. Additionally, as part of the current growth you will provide analysis on figures relating to new store openings, liaising with regional management and internal financial stakeholders. You will have a background in and passion for retail, and will demonstrate an understanding of the challenges faced in a fast paced retail setting. You will be qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA with strong excel skills.

Commercial Finance Manager

Bristol, England

A FTSE 100 market leading UK power-brand is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Manager 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 (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience advantageous

Financial Reporting Manager

London, England

A Financial Reporting Management opportunity is available for a Newly Qualified accountant to join a FTSE 100 FMCG organisation in London. Working within a highly prestigious division, you will be tasked to deliver the following: Internal and external reporting, communicating actuals and KPI's (monthly, quarterly and annual) Provide technical accounting guidance while challenging assumptions of stakeholders Prepare and review accounting papers for new contracts, products, ventures or accounting assumptions and judgments Ensure appropriate controls are in place that meet audit standard Key Desirables: Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Strong Excel Financial Reporting Experience

Finance Manager

London, England

A rapidly growing technology services business in London is seeking to appoint a Finance Manager to further strengthen the management team, driving further UK growth and supporting expansion into new territories. Key responsibilities include: ·Business partner with specific budget holders across the organisation ·Manage a team of 3 accounts assistants ·Prepare monthly management accounts for the parent company ·Analyse and comment on actual variances against prior period and budget ·Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations, resolving any discrepancies promptly ·Post journals and perform cash book recs for UK-specific bank accounts ·Preparation of monthly flash forecasts and annual budgets for the Group ·Actively participate in the year-end audit and statutory accounts preparation ·Drive continuous improvement of processes and procedures to support growth ·Provide ad hoc reporting to support management decision-making Desirable skills include: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) ·Team management experience

Italian Accountant

London, England

An instantly recognisable Luxury Retail brand in London is actively seeking to appoint a Financial Accountant (Italian speaking) to own the P&L and B/S for the entire Italian business unit, supporting all reporting activity for the US parent. 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 US annual audit ·Prepare statutory accounts according to IFRS for the UK entity and US GAAP for the US entities Desirable skills include: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) ·Practice trained (Top20) ·IFRS and GAAP exposure ·Fluent Italian speaker

Finance Manager

London, England

A FTSE 100 market leading UK power-brand based in London is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Manager 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

German Accountant

Greater London, England

An instantly recognisable Luxury Retail brand in London is actively seeking to appoint a Financial Accountant (German speaking) to own the P&L and B/S for the entire German business unit, supporting all reporting activity for the US parent. 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 US annual audit ·Prepare statutory accounts according to IFRS for the German entity and US GAAP for the US entities Desirable skills include: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) ·Practice trained (Top20) ·IFRS and GAAP exposure ·Fluent German speaker

Finance Business Partner

Birmingham, West Midlands

A FTSE 100 Technology brand are seeking to appoint commercially astute Business Partners to join their Birmingham function. Working within one of the best performing divisions, you will be responsible for commercial support to a defined business function as a trusted advisor. Key Deliverables: Support/Insight profitability Provide strategic direction through analysis and commentary Relationship ownership between customer and supplier Engaged in managing financial risk both internally and externally Ownership of delivery versus profit forecasts Accurate and timely delivery of results Key Desirables: Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Commercial Finance Experience Strong Excel

Commercial Finance Business Partner

London, England

I am currently working with a growing technology business that are looking for a forward-thinking accountant to join the commercial arm of the business based in Central London. You will be become part of a well-known FTSE company who have gone from strength to strength over recent years, offering a brilliant career path for a finance professional with scope for continual progression and development. Responsibilities include: Collaborating with different areas of the business and proactively challenge performance and drive change to ensure key operational and financial targets are achieved or beaten. Engaging and managing the financial risk both internally and externally Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision Support the Finance Director and other senior leadership in setting up new projects. Ensure accurate and details information is communicated smoothly across the business, including the site Finance and Commercial teams. Partner with various functions across the business, playing the role of key advisor Be the driver on support and insight on customer and product profitability and opportunities for the business Play a key role in providing strategic direction and execution Taking ownership of the P&L and establishing areas to add value Key skills: ·Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent ·Excellent Excel skills ·Commercial prowess

Financial Accountant - Technology

London, England

My client, a FTSE 250 business with a formidable presence in the technology market are looking for a talented financial accountant to join their consumer division. Based within state of the art offices in Central London, you will have the opportunity to really boost your career with genuine scope for structured progression and broad exposure to various parts of the larger finance function. Main Responsibilities: Produce accurate and informative management accounts and statutory accounts on a timely basis in addition to enhancing the reporting process when applicable. Monthly intercompany reconciliations and reporting (loans, interest, trading). Involvement in other reconciliation work as requested. Keeping finance and other departments updated with relevant process documents Act as the key contact within the Group for matters relating to technical accounting and financial reporting Provide assistance to other Senior Accountants for various tasks such as group financial reporting and consolidation of global reporting entities Providing information to internal/external auditors and tax advisors Play an integral role in the deliverables for the annual and internal audits Providing guidance for the reporting team as required with variance analysis and other ad hoc work Requirements: - Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. - Strong Technical Accounting Skills - Strong Excel skills

Reporting Accountant

London, England

A prestigious FTSE 100 brand are seeking to appoint a newly qualified Reporting Accountant to join one of their best performing divisions. Key Responsbilities: Deliver balance sheet and capex reporting (actuals and forecast) Assess and challenge unit balance sheets. Develop and undertake rolling deep dives to improve rigour over balance sheet reporting Manage and report on asset life review and asset verification programme, in line with Group requirements Act as a key contact with Group and other Customer Facing Units for all matters relating to capex and fixed asset reporting Ensure appropriate controls are in place that meet audit standard Act as a key contact for external and internal auditors Key Desirables: Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Strong Excel Skills Financial Reporting Experience

Internal Auditor

London, England

A FTSE 100 Technology giant is actively seeking to appoint an Internal Auditor to deliver robust risk analysis. Main Responsibilities: ·Ensure the organisation complies with policies and control procedures to provide effective assurance of control and mitigation of risk ·Ensure the Compliance, Risk and Control Frameworks are integrated into operational workflows and are operating as required ·Recommend developments to the control framework to ensure ongoing risk mitigation ·Present findings via audit reports and presentations ·Meet with key stakeholders/departments to provide feedback on findings Key Desirables: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Extensive risk, controls and assurance experience, including SOX ·IFRS technical accounting skills ·Experience of financial management and delivery of improved financial performance

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A FTSE 100 Technology giant is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to one of its largest divisions, based 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 ·Strong academic pedigree

Senior Finance Business Partner

West London, London

A Senior Finance Business Partner is sought for a FTSE 100 UK power brand based in West London. You will offer significant strong financial leadership and support to a complex, game changing project. Lots of scope for quick progression. Key responsibilities: ·Working closely with project team and advising on strategy ·Provide high level analysis to ensure key business decisions are taken with consideration of financial impact - challenging decisions where necessary ·Working with big datasets and linking the information together ·Dashboard development for leadership teams to use ·Support leadership teams with risk mitigation ·Manage 1 direct report ·Month end responsibilities relating to Financial Plan ·Gain full understanding of project work Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Ability to develop business strategies ·Strong Excel modelling and influencing Package: ·Salary up to £80k DOE + bonus ·Strong benefits package

Group Reporting Accountant

London, England

Key responsibilities: ·Ownership of all accounting and reporting for entities within the Group ·Month end reporting, including consolidation journals ·Support preparation of statutory accounts for UK subsidiaries ·Support preparation of Group's consolidated statutory accounts ·Assist with year-end audit ·Support Group's financial & management accounts, budgets & forecasts, for monthly close ·Inter-company analysis and reconciliation ·Ad hoc financial analysis ·Financial data management which is used for reporting, management accounts and budgeting & forecasting processes ·Support the improvement of BPC consolidation system Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Experience working in a fast-paced environment Package: ·Salary to £60k + bonus ·Private medical cover ·Free gym membership ·Other benefits

Treasury Manager

Watford, Hertfordshire

A rapidly-growing Retail business is seeking to recruit a Treasury Manager to join their expanding Head Office finance function. Key responsibilities: ·Responsibility for building the cashflow functionality in a new system ·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 ·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 Key experiences: ·Qualified ACT ·Treasury experience within industry

Finance Business Partner - FMCG

London, England

Superb opportunity to join a leading FMCG brand during a period of sustained growth. You will be a true business partner - working with Operational, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Directors; to ensure effective delivery of financial planning & analysis to Senior Management. Key responsibilities: ·Deliver robust financial planning, analysis and reporting for Group Operations and Supply Chain. ·Financial modelling and analysis; supporting Innovation department ·Planning and coordination of budgets and quarterly forecasting across business units ·Review budgets & reforecasts of individual business units - presentation & analysis against 3-year plans ·Partner and offer support to commercial pricing team ·Partner the Global Purchasing team re capital management Package: ·£55-70k + 20% bonus ·Full medical cover for you + family ·Other excellent benefits inc. flexible working arrangements Key requirements: ·ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified ·FMCG/Supply Chain/Cosmetics/Healthcare experience

Commercial Finance Manager

London, England

A FTSE 100 market leading UK power-brand based in London is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Manager 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 (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience advantageous

Financial Analyst - Media - FTSE 100

London, England

Exciting opportunity to join a genuine market leader within the Media space; in a newly created division with huge growth plans. You will provide key financial management and decision support to Directors, and business partner non-finance staff. Key responsibilities: ·Budgeting & forecasting, including 5-year plan ·Business partner divisional Heads of / Managers ·Analyse revenue opportunities ·Assist with financial modelling ·Monthly reporting for revenue, overhead reporting and cost of sales ·Contribute to operating packs to present to Finance Business Partners and other Senior Finance members ·Management of month-end process ·Revenue recognition ·KPI management - report and monitor performance ·Ad hoc analysis Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Relevant experience gained within industry ·Media experience advantageous, but not essential ·Strong Excel skills ·Natural relationship-builder

Commercial Finance Manager - Retail

Watford, Hertfordshire

A rapidly-growing Retail business is seeking to recruit a commercial business partner to join their expanding Head Office finance function. Key responsibilities: ·Act as a strong business partner to a variety of internal functions including Buying & Merchandising team ·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 ·Provide financial information to departmental management and business unit leaders Key Desirables: ·ACA/ACCA/CIMA ·Commercial background within retail sector essential

FP&A Manager

South West London, London

Fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing multi-site Leisure business in South West London with genuine career progression. You will take a lead on budgeting & forecasting, high level analysis and presenting key business information to senior stakeholders. Key responsibilities: ·Budgeting & forecasting - take ownership of budgeting consolidation and forecast information ·Analyse reporting packs and draw conclusions to contribute to development of various areas of the business ·Business partner wider finance team and Executives ·Preparation of presentations - budget/3-year plan, monthly reporting and investor presentations ·Own cashflow forecasting ·Lots of ad hoc project support and bespoke analysis work Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 2yrs+ PQE ·Strong Excel / data manipulation skills ·Ability to present complex analysis Package: ·Salary £60-70k DOE + 15% bonus ·Excellent benefits package

Group Reporting Manager

London, England

Group Reporting Manager An incredibly successful PE backed business with rapid growth has created a new opportunity for a Group Reporting Manager. This high-growth business is just over 5 years old and has already grown to annual revenues of c£400m. With plans to IPO in the next few years there is a real opportunity to get a variety of experience as the business continues to grow rapidly and then prepares itself for a sale. This new role will support the business during this time of growth and development and help build a solid management reporting function fit for a leading multinational business. This newly created varied position covers both financial and management reporting with P&L responsibilities and exposure to senior stakeholders across the business. This is a great role for someone with strong post qualified experience in practice, who is looking to move into industry into a senior high-profile role under the Group FC. Key Responsibilities: Management Reporting Review of consolidated Group financial information, ensuring accuracy and consistency, throughout the monthly reporting cycle Preparation of timely results analysis and covenant reporting to stakeholders, including Group board, investors and lenders Review of monthly P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow Statement for Head Office entities for Group consolidation Support further reporting enhancement projects as required Open communication between Head Office and local finance teams to ensure smooth month end and annual reporting and timely resolution of issues Financial Reporting Preparation of annual Group consolidated accounts in accordance with IFRS, including notes to the accounts and supporting files Key point of contact for liaison with external audit team to ensure issues are resolved on a timely basis and year end reporting deadlines are achieved Support implementation of new financial reporting standards, including IFRS 15 and IFRS 16 Ownership of completion of UK subsidiary statutory accounts prepared in accordance with FRS 101 Internal Controls Support initiatives to ensure adequate financial controls are in place across the Group to protect assets Oversee implementation of consistent balance sheet review and reconciliation processes and procedures across the Group Support roll out of new Group policies as required Experience required to be successful in this role: Qualified ACA with post qualified experience Advanced Excel and strong stakeholder management Strong knowledge of financial and management reporting including IFRS

FP&A Manager (Tech business)

Watford, Hertfordshire

FP&A Manager - High growth Tech A young and dynamic high-growth Tech business in Watford has a fantastic newly created role for an FP&A Manager to own the FP&A function and business partnering the senior leadership team. This is a high-profile commercial FP&A Manager role reporting into the CFO, and a newly created position you can really make your own. With almost 100% annual revenue growth and an international presence across a dozen countries, this phenomenal award-winning Tech business has huge potential to offer an exciting and varied long term career with real progression opportunities. On offer is a modern, sociable and nurturing Tech Startup environment, with great perks, share options from day one, a fun vibrant team and great work events, and flexible working. The role will include: Analysis of financial and operational results to support senior management's understanding of company performance Produce KPI reports for quarterly board meetings Liaise with functional heads to prepare quarterly budgets and analysis Work closely with the leadership team to model the business's medium to long term financial plans Produce monthly management pack, monthly cashflow forecast and P&L outlook Partner budget holders and commercial functions including sales and marketing Assist in preparation of competitor analysis and market trends Ad-hoc financial analysis and commercial support as required to support strategic decision making What skills you will need for success in this role: An accountancy qualification (ACA/CIMA) Strong stakeholder management either from industry or from a senior role in an accountancy practice Strong commercial acumen and financial analysis experience Flexibility, able to adapt to changes in a growing dynamic business A real desire to work in the Tech industry

FP&A Manager

London, England

A FTSE 100 Technology giant is actively seeking to appoint a FP&A Manager to deliver sound analytical review for its business intelligence function, based London. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Senior FP&A Manager in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders in the analytical review of comprehensive pricing and cost models ·Develop robust analytical deep-dive projects to ensure appropriate divisional planning methodology is in place ·Undertake project costing evaluation and provide feedback to Business Units ·Own the process management and execution in delivering market information to the Business Units Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A experience ·Advanced Excel ·Strong academic pedigree

German Financial Controller

London, England

An instantly recognisable International Consumer focused eCommerce business is actively seeking to appoint a German 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 German 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 German ·Technical Reporting experience (local and US GAAP preferred)

Group Accountant

London, England

A marketing leading international FinTech Software business based in London is seeking to recruit a Group Accountant to join their expanding Head Office finance function. Reporting in to the Group Financial Controller, you will be joining an industry pioneer with a rapidly growing SaaS business unit. Responsibilities include: ·Ownership for the preparation of consolidated financial statements ensuring compliance with IFRS ·Challenge the International Controllers on their respective local figures ·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 (ACA/ACCA or CIMA) ·Financial Reporting experience ·Understanding of a complex global business

Commercial Finance Manager - Products

London, England

A market leading Consumer focused FTSE 100 Technology business is actively seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Manager to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their consumer product division, based in 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 on Product Innovation ·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 divisional sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Finance Business Partner

Slough, Berkshire

A FTSE 100 FMCG business based in Slough is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and sales analysis to their fastest growing consumer division. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Commercial Finance Manager in working with Non-Finance stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with developing product pricing and go-to-market strategies ·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 sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Financial Reporting Manager

London, England

A FTSE 100 market leading brand in London is seeking to appoint a Financial Reporting Manager to manage all internal and external reporting matters for the group's largest division. Key responsibilities will include: ·Oversight of all financial reporting for the divisional operating entities; your role will be to review all final month end numbers ·Provide technical accounting guidance and oversight to the leadership 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 process improvement and drive efficiencies around month end reporting ·Deliver the year end audit ·Mitigate risk through the development of robust internal controls and advisory ·Project manage systems improvements and upgrades Your background: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/CA or equivalent) ·Knowledge of financial accounting standards, best practice controls and their practical application. ·Pro-active behaviour that demonstrates initiative

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A FTSE 100 Technology giant is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to one of its largest divisions, based 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 ·Strong academic pedigree

Audit Senior

City of London, London

Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for a new challenge? A Top London based Accountancy is seeking an Audit Senior to join their Public Service Group. It is a busy and varied role that would suit a qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification). You will become part of the close-knit team which provides a range of advisory, audit and accounting services to the firm's clients. Job Responsibilities: Planning Contributing to team planning meetings and taking responsibility for completion of planning files, including documentation and evaluation of material systems. Performing preliminary analytical review and highlight risk areas for further audit investigation. Contribute to the work programme for the assignment tailored to the risks associated with the client. Draft the budget and assigning audit areas to team members (where applicable) so as to manage the audit risks and develop the team members. Assisting with the preparation and delivery of the Audit Strategy Memorandum to the client. Preparing or supervising the preparation of draft statutory financial statements based on information provided by the client. Organising, preparing agendas for and, where appropriate, chair team meeting and communicate the strategy to team members. Ensuring all review points are noted and cleared. Controlling the Assignment Supervising and directing staff; allocating work to team members based on skill and knowledge, ensuring development objectives are met. Completing complex areas of the assignment. Providing on the job training to assistants. Reviewing work and providing informal feedback throughout the fieldwork stage. Ensuring issues are highlighted and resolved before manager review. Acting as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the audit. Reviewing actual to budgeted time and informing managers of any issues immediately. Building strong working relationships with clients, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly. Communicating with all other departments (e.g. tax, outsourcing etc.) and passing on all relevant information. Being aware of developments concerning client affairs and any opportunities to provided additional services. Completion Completing financial statement testing, including completion of disclosure checklist and closedown of audit files. Ensuring standards and procedures are maintained by the whole team; completing/presenting audit file with cleared review points. Collate and validate all errors, uncertainties and exceptions. Drafting the audit opinion summary for review and drafting management letters and any other reporting documents, including group reporting and audit committee papers where required. Providing constructive feedback for the completion of staff appraisals on the assistants and seniors and 360 degree feedback on managers and partners. Individual specification: Qualified accountant - CIPFA, ACA, ACCA, CA or equivalent (essential) Holds external audit experience, delivering audit services to the Public Sector (essential) Demonstrates and applies advanced technical, commercial and Public Sector industry knowledge to the role, identifying issues and solutions Pro-actively identifies client need and keeps them informed of project status as appropriate Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels Begins to develop a network of client contacts Takes ownership of projects, effectively delegates to others within the team and takes responsibility for quality control Acts as a role model for the team and values others expertise Provides assistance, shares experiences, provides meaningful feedback and proactively supports the development of others Willingness to be involved in delivering feedback to the wider team, including presenting group training sessions Commitment to self-development Participates in meetings, providing information and ideas with clarity and persuasiveness

Audit Supervisor

City of London, London

Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for a new challenge? A London based Top 20 firm of accountants is seeking an Audit Supervisor to join their Assurance department, is a busy and varied role that would suit a qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification). You will be required to provide on-site management of each assignment in an efficient and effective manner. To help ensure that client received a quality service in all aspects. Responsibilities To ensure that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions. To carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures. Assisting with internal and external quality assurance, ensuring any actions are completed in line with the firms and professional standards. To communicate any problems in complying with these instructions, or any contentious issues identified, to the assignment manager immediately, identifying and commenting upon the possible solutions. To act as day-to-day point of contact for the client, and to practice the principles of excellent client service at all times. To provide adequate briefing, supervision and "on the job" training for trainee staff. To review work completed by trainee staff for adequacy and completeness, and to undertake job appraisal interviews. To summarise time spent on regular basis, and to perform the firm's review and completion procedures before passing the files for manager review. To develop and maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil the Institute's CPE requirements. To maintain training records conscientiously and keep up to date with examination studies, where applicable. Maintain an awareness and observation of Health and Safety issues within the Firm and report any concerns to the Health and Safety Representative. Carry out any Ad Hoc duties. Personal and professional qualities The role requires: Essential: Candidates must be ACA or ACCA part qualified/qualified Previous experience of carrying out Assurance related tasks as requested by the Assurance Manager. Proven experience in client handling. Proven Assurance experience in producing high quality Assurances. Desirable: Assurance experience from a practice background would be distinct advantage. Assurance experience of Owner Managed Business clients would be advantageous. Experience of analytical review approach desirable.

Commercial Finance Analyst

London, England

Commercial Finance Analyst: I am currently working with a Luxury Retail business that has grown exponentially over the past few years who have a fantastic opportunity for a recently qualified accountant to join their FP&A team in Central London. The unique opening offers you a truly meritocratic environment with responsibilities that includes supporting experienced Finance Business Partners, Commercial Accountants and various other departments across the business. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the FP&A Manager in working with Divisional stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders, including Finance Business Partners and Finance Directors Working closely with Business Partners and Commercial Accountants, such as testing new reporting tools and system implementation To produce relevant and proactive analysis to assist key stakeholders with the improvement of commercial contract profitability. Take ownership of models in relations to costs, including designing, updating and maintaining them. Ad-hoc duties as requested, including support for analysis and budget process Requirements: You will ideally be recently qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. Have some experience in Budgeting and Forecasting Strong Excel Skills

Financial Accountant (Fintech)

City of London, London

A young and ambitious Fintech business in the City with double digit growth has a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant seeking a hands on role in a young FinTech business. This fast-paced UK Fintech business has a UK wide and international presence. They have partnered with some big names in their sector both in the UK and abroad and are constantly innovating and developing new products and services. This meaty senior Financial Accountant role will report into the Group Financial Controller, supporting the growth of the business and Finance function, driving business improvements and taking ownership for a mixture of financial and management accounts. The business operates a collaborative open plan environment, where senior management are approachable, and there is scope to take on added responsibilities and get stuck in to new projects. Responsibilities in this role: Production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts for UK and Australian subsidiaries. This includes: income calculations; interest calculations; review of work prepared by others; balance sheet reconciliations; intercompany reconciliations. Preparation of VAT returns for UK and Australian subsidiaries Assistance with year-end audit Preparation of semi-weekly cashflows Take part in payment approval process Assist with control and process efficiency improvements across the business Assist with new ERP and other system implementations which are in the pipeline Provide cover for payroll preparation when required Assist other members of the finance team as appropriate What you will need to be successful in this role: Recently qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA Strong excel and technical accounting skills Hands-on, flexible approach to work in a young SME Good Communication and organisation skills Ability to travel occasionally to other sites - with all travel and expenses paid for!

Manager - Personal Tax

City of London, London

The London tax department is organised into five direct tax groups: one corporate tax group, three personal tax groups, and a tax advisory group. An experienced Manager is being sought to join one of the personal tax groups. A challenging and exciting role which will include exposure to a wide range of clients, often working to tight deadlines. Additionally, the group provides tax advice to the (non-tax) London partners' clients, the regional offices either directly or via the London tax partners, together with general backup and support to local tax staff. The mix of work in the group is varied and consists of UK resident and non-resident individuals, non-domiciled individuals, partnerships, trusts and landed estates: also companies in the context of ATED returns and NRL returns. This firm offers accounting, audit and assurance, business advisory, corporate finance, forensic and litigation, outsourcing, tax, and VAT services. We act for businesses and individuals both in the UK and internationally. Our staff works regularly and closely with their colleagues in our regional offices to provide a seamless service to clients, to all locations. The successful applicant will be responsible for their portfolio of high net worth private clients including all compliance matters, be involved in the administration of the portfolio and assist with planning and projects. The position will include supervising and reviewing the work of junior staff within the group, together with the manager peer group. Reporting will mainly be to the group's senior manager. The allocation of work includes: ·Self-assessment tax returns for wealthy individuals, partnerships and trusts; ·Associated tax computations including CGT calculations on securities, chattels and property transactions; and all related and complex aspects of looking after the tax affairs of a variety of high net worth private clients and non-UK domiciliaries. ·Specific experience of dealing with residence and domicile (including the remittance basis) is essential, and experience in offshore trusts, partnerships and employment taxes would also be helpful. There is also the opportunity to become involved with other tax related projects outside of the individual's typical portfolio responsibilities, assisting the Tax Advisory team with some of their work, writing articles or briefing notes for publication as well as assisting with other business development activities. The role provides a good range of work for someone with a strong tax background wishing to build on their experience. The ideal candidate will be committed to a career in tax and will have relevant extensive experience in a general practice role preferably in a Top 20 firm environment and currently operating in the capacity as a manager. Experience of organising the delivery of tax work, problem-solving and the ability to use your initiative is essential. The successful applicant will require confidence in dealing with partners and clients, excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to provide accurate work in a timely and cost-effective manner. With this role, come the pre-requisites that the candidate is motivated, committed and flexible with the ability to meet deadlines. A natural team player is essential, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. Candidates should be educated to at least A level (or equivalent) and ideally degree level and will have obtained a relevant professional qualification (ATT/CTA/ACA/ACCA). Previous experience at Manager level in a corporate tax role, preferably in a Top 20 firm. To confidentially discuss this role further, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice at Cedar Recruitment on 07990 886464, email or click & follow the link below.

Audit Senior - Film & TV

City of London, London

Do you have an interest in film& TV? A London based Top 20 firm of accountants is seeking an Audit Senior to join their Film & TV team, is a busy and varied role that would suit a qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification) You will become part of the close-knit team which is assigned to work within the Film & TV Team and report to managers and partners within that team. The individual will predominantly audit film, television, and video games companies. Their clients include all the major Hollywood studios, as well as many independent film and television production companies in the US and UK. We also work with many other entities' ancillary to film and television production, such as film financiers, post-production houses and other service providers. We also act for the original video games publishers and developers. Aside from the typical audit/accountancy work you might expect; the more specialist work you would be involved in would be as follows: ·Preparation and audit of British film certifications ·Development of production expenditure analyses for inclusion in tax returns ·Preparation and audit of production cost reports for both individual productions and co-productions ·Preparation and audit of funding applications and statements ·Development of business plans and financial models to reflect varied businesses and opportunities within the film and television industries ·Preparation of valuations for film titles, film libraries, income streams, and other intellectual property Audit Senior's within this firm can manage a small portfolio of jobs which develops their next stage of development and career progression. The applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours; ·Have a robust audit and accounting background. ·Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefiting both the client and the firm ·Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objectives ·Sets priorities, establish activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are delivered on time ·Seeks self-development and provides the support that enables others to develop within the firm ·Works cooperatively with others, positively influences them and ensures team participation to support the firm's goals. ·Thinks widely and laterally to identify and consider different options before determining the best solution. ·Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way. Education and Experience Applicants will typically have been successful in the education system to 2.1-degree level. Professional training experience should have been broad-based on exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector. Good/first-time pass rates in the professional exams (ACA/ACCA) would also be expected. The department The individual would be assigned to work predominantly within the Film & TV Team and report to managers and partners within that team. Away from production, the Film and TV team provide a wide range of audit and accountancy advice to financiers, distributors, studios and companies in the post-production sector along with information on employment tax issues and tax planning opportunities. In return, the firm offers a dynamic and varied workload and excellent prospects for progression. An annual salary of £45,000 - £48,000 per annum reviewed annually in October. Paid overtime or time off in lieu. Eligibility for the firm's profit-sharing plan that runs from October to September each year, the scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm. For further details, or to arrange an initial confidential discussion, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 or

Audit Senior - Business Advisory Group

City of London, London

Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for a new challenge? A London based Top 20 firm of accountants is seeking an Audit Senior to join their Business Advisory Group, is a busy and varied role that would suit a qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification) You will become part of the close-knit team which provides a range of advisory, audit and accounting services to the firm's clients. You will be responsible for the following tasks; ·Preparing financial documents, audit reports, accounts, tax returns; ·Identifying and communicating accounting and auditing matters to managers; ·Conducting assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end; ·Performing other related duties as assigned. While you will be formally assigned to the Business Services Group, you will form part of the London Talent Pool, and the firm intends to provide a varied range of experience to all fee earning staff in Business Advisory, Private Wealth & Estates Group. The operation of a staff pool ensures the continued development of high quality, flexible, generalist skills in these London groups. Additionally, these groups create opportunities for staff to develop and promote their profile within the firm as well as giving senior staff and partner the exposure to a full range of resources available to them. Employees can profess from the pool into a variety of senior positions within the firm. Additionally, the opportunity to work on one-off projects is significant, especially within corporate finance. Audit Senior's within this firm are allowed to manage a small portfolio of jobs which develops their next stage of development and career progression. A minimum of a 2:1 degree is required, 2-4 years auditing experience and ACA/ACCA Qualification or similar is essential along with an ability to identify and resolve complex audit problems. Ability to manage, develop, train and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews. The team provides services to large multi-national corporations to small family companies, many of which are owned by wealthy individuals. In addition to commercial companies in service/manufacturing industries, we also deal with professional partnerships, financial service companies, sports and entertainment businesses, entrepreneurs, charities and schools. The aim is to provide outstanding service professionally and efficiently tailored to give the client the benefit of excellent advice and maximum added value. In return, the firm offers a dynamic and varied workload and excellent prospects for progression. An annual salary of £45,000 - £48,000 per annum reviewed annually in October. Paid overtime or time off in lieu. Eligibility for the firm's profit-sharing plan that runs from October to September each year, the scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm. For further details, or to arrange an initial confidential discussion, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 or