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FP&A Accountant

London, England

An FP&A Accountant is wanted by a >£400m division of a particularly high-growth P/E backed insurance company. Established around 25 years ago, both the division and group have grown quickly (both organically and by acquisition) to form a market leading business with a truly global presence. The company is well backed and plans to continue their expansion; this is therefore a wonderful opportunity to join them. The newly created position of FP&A Accountant will support the forthcoming merger of two brands and will help to continually improve financial performance and decision-making. Reporting to the Head of FP&A, duties include: Provide high quality and timely advice, information, analysis, reporting and interpretation to support effective decision making and performance management. Understand the drivers of business performance; identify trends & areas of opportunity - suggest remedial action and influence the implementation of initiatives to make improvements where possible. Lead Head Office and other business units in the setting of annual budgets and mid-year forecasts. Produce regular and ad hoc finance packs including commentary / analysis. Support the improvement of management reporting and analysis. A raft of ad hoc projects to support a growing business. The ideal candidate for the role of FP&A Accountant will: Be a qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) who may have qualified in either commerce or practice. Have gained exposure to a growing international business (insurance experience would be a small bonus). Possess strong Excel and stakeholder management skills Demonstrate attention to detail, the ability to constantly innovate and a self-starting attitude. Wish to take advantage of the significant opportunities that exist for candidates to progress.

Interim Management Accountant

London, England

A progressive international marketing organisation based in Old Street are looking for an Interim Management Accountant to join the business during a significant period of change. Responsibilities for Interim Management Accountant Complete Monthly management accounts for the UK and overseas Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all allocated accounts Prepare monthly analysis of the balance sheet and income statement and report accordingly Post all revenue Journals, ensuring revenue recognition for the various entities and in line with Group policy and IFRS 15 Be responsible for intercompany purchase & Sales orders for the various entities Monitor company cashflow and ensure sufficient funds are available for day-to-day business operations Work closely with accountants receivable and sales on any invoicing queries which may arise Ad-hoc tasks as required Candidate requirements: Must be a qualified accountant Understanding of revenue recognition and IFRS 15 Strong Excel Excellent communication skills Ability to hit the ground running from day one Strong attention to detail

Group FP&A Manager

City of London, London

A FTSE 100 market leader is actively seeking to appoint an ambitious Group FP&A Manager to add value and have genuine influence on the future direction of the business; whilst reporting to the impressive Group CFO. Key responsibilities: ·Business partnering to drive key business decision making ·Lead and manage planning, budgeting & forecasting for the Group ·Challenge decisions, knowledge share and contribute to key business plans ·Lead reporting on business performance to Board ·Utilise financial expertise to make cost-reducing decisions, and ultimately increase profit ·Ensure consequences of major business decisions are fully understood ·Challenge and offer support to senior finance leaders ·Manage and develop high performing team of FBPs/Analysts Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Experience leading a team in a commercial environment ·Strong FP&A experience Package: ·Salary to £60k ·Bonus to 20% ·Very strong benefits package

Corporate Finance Analyst

London, England

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

Group FP&A Manager

London, England

A global Media superbrand is seeking to appoint a Group FP&A Manager to own all the international FP&A deliverables. Based in West London, Group FP&A Manager will business partner department heads, challenging those stakeholders on key performance areas. Key responsibilities: ·Liaise with Business Unit Finance teams, to ensure a collaborative approach towards business planning and forecasting. ·Lead the annual Budget and monthly forecast process - project manage to ensure timely delivery, and clearly explain business and financial drivers behind financial movements. ·Understand and challenge key assumptions, risks and opportunities, ensure that the financial projections and associated assumptions are aligned to the Group targets ·Be involved in projects such as procurement initiatives and cost focused programmes across the Group. ·Provide insightful analysis and review of business performance to senior stakeholders ·Add value to financial performance through developing and monitoring key performance indicators. Produce KPI dashboards, highlighting trends and making recommendations ·Act as the interface between the Group businesses to ensure key commercial and financial messages are clearly presented, including the latest financial projections and drivers of any movements. Skills you will need: ·Finance Qualification (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) ·Min 1 year PQE in an FP&A role ·Proven influencing skills with senior non-finance stakeholders

Management Accountant

London, England

A superb Management Accounting opportunity is available for an aspiring, newly qualified finance professional seeking to take the next step in their career with a global analytics business. Despite their global presence the business has retained a vibrant and energetic culture, reflected in the pace of your day to day job and the rate at which the business is growing! As Management Accountant within a team of 6, you will be responsible for monthly accounting on behalf of multiple european entities. Reporting within a relatively flat structure you will enjoy regular engagement with senior stakeholders in finance, giving you a platform to develop. Some key responsibilities of the Management Accountant: Monthly management accounting for 3 european entities Monthly analysis of key variables, provinding commentary to the Senior Management Accountant Engaging with business stakeholders to ensure revenue recognition in compliance with IFRS 15 Supporting the sales team on accounting queries e.g. invoicing Supporting the business by providing training on finance processes and promoting the role of finance wihin the business The ideal candidate will be: ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified Comfortable in a fast-paced energetic environment Previous experience in management accounting Eager to progress to the next stage of your career!

Group Reporting Manager

London, England

Group Reporting Manager ¦ PE-backed Tech business ¦ Central London ¦ £65-75k + 10% bonus This high-growth, buzzing international Tech business with HQ in London has a presence across several international territories and is on-target to more than double in size in the next 4 years. With significant backing by a leading Silicon Valley PE house, this business is experience high double-digit growth, and expected to reach £100M turnover within the next 3 years. Supporting this growth is the need for an ambitious Financial Reporting Manager with the energy and drive to overhaul and improve the quality and efficiency of financial information. This is a fantastic opportunity to have real ownership, taking a lead in Finance to guide reporting and business processes improvement, and become a senior leader in the Finance team. The role will report into an experienced Group Financial Controller and will work closely with the Head of FP&A, being instrumental in providing accurate and detailed actuals for the production of management reporting. There will be real opportunity for progression, including moving into other areas of Finance as the business continues on a steep growth curve. Responsibilities: Consolidation, review and reporting of monthly results, cash flow, balance sheet including analysis and commentary Responsible for accounting and finance-related aspects of external statutory reporting, including preparation of the statutory accounts and corporation tax returns in conjunction with auditors and external advisors Manage group consolidation system, overseeing development of the application and reporting structure, liaising with system administrator and external consultants as needed Responsible for maintaining controls and process across the finance team Support input to the annual budget process Establish and maintain strong working relationships with the CFO, Group Finance Controller, and management accountants as well as other key members of the wider business team Assist in managing year-end audit process Ad hoc project work as required What we are looking for: A strong academic background and an ACA or ACCA qualification You will have played a key role in driving best practice reporting or process improvements. You will also have demonstrably high levels of commercial acumen, communication skills and a logical approach to business methodology. Critical is the hunger to drive improved changes in a fast-paced and dynamic PE backed 'Tech Startup' environment.

EMEA Internal Audit Manager

Slough, Berkshire

A FTSE 100 global Consumer group based in Slough is seeking to appoint an EMEA Internal Audit Manager to develop a new regional Audit and Assurance function for the group. As one of the first business critical hires for this new strategic area, the Internal Audit Manager will be primarily responsible for establishing new methodology across audit, assurance, internal controls and risk. Job Description ·Lead audits from planning through to reporting and issue management. ·Build and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders across the business to facilitate audit planning and execution. ·Preparation of detailed audit reports including recommendations to improve standards of control. ·Continuous improvement of Internal Audit methodology. ·Assist in the implementation of the internal audit strategy as determined by the Head of Internal Audit and CFO. ·Contribute to the development of the Audit Plan and Audit Committee reports. ·Mitigate business risk by identifying key leakages. ·Deliver a full suite of robust internal controls testing and assurance processes The Successful Applicant ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIA/CPA) ·Experience of managing projects or assignments, with the ability to effectively prioritise work/delivery commitments to achieve timely and effective outcomes. ·Proactive self-starter, evidence of being resourceful and problem solving. ·Ability to use initiative and comfortable working without constant supervision. ·Capable of influencing key stakeholders to mitigate risks and meet control requirements.

FP&A Analyst

London, England

Frustrated with not having your voice heard? Worried about your lack of input to strategy and decision making? This might be for you! A high impact FP&A Analyst opportunity to join an acquisitive PE backed high growth technology business, supporting sales and marketing strategy as the business continues to expand. Within your role you will enjoy regular engagement with a variety of stakeholders - Investors, CFO, CCO, COO to name a few! You will be responsible for forming on-going business strategy through data informed analysis in a fast paced, high impact environment. Key responsibilities of the FP&A Analyst: Monitoring and analysing competitive activity, customer, and market trends. Contributing to the development of sales plans and objectives. Business partner with the Chief Commercial Officer to drive commercial decisions based on sales analytics. Analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators (KPI's) including all areas of bookings, churn, revenue and cost. Support implementation of new Budgeting and Rolling Forecast process. Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives. Assist on strategic projects and decision support. Successfully on-board newly acquired businesses on to FP&A reporting platform. Prepare presentations for Board of Directors and Senior Management Team. The ideal candidate will be: CIMA/ACA qualifed Currently operating in an FP&A role or similar 1-2 years experience in commercial finance Excellent communication skills with stakeholders of all levels hold the ambition to influence and drive business growth To register your interest in this unique and exciting opprtunity apply below!

Senior Finance Analyst

Watford, Hertfordshire

We are working with an American multi-national and listed Retail company who have experienced a period of rapid growth. Due to this, they are looking to appoint a Senior Finance Analyst to join their headquarters based in Hertfordshire. Reporting into an impressive FP&A Manager, you will be tasked to complete the following duties: Monthly preparation and review of the P&L Responsible for budgeting and forecasting of the balance sheets whist offering support with analysis and commentary Reporting the monthly consolidated financial statements (P&L & balance sheet) Business partnering Responsible for the supervision and development of one direct report Key desirables: Qualified with at least one-year PQE Experience preparing statutory accounts Retail background highly preferable Multi-site experience

Finance Business Partner

Crawley, West Sussex

My client who is a leading name within the health sector are looking for a commercially focused Finance business partner to support several Support units. You will be a self-starter and have the drive and energy this role requires to devise not only a long-term strategy for the finance team in these areas. Key responsibilities: Support various budget holders to ensure effective financial control Adopt a truly commercial approach and provide effective customer service Review current processes and make recommendations where necessary Identify any potential business opportunities and highlight any risks Review and create any investment appraisals Ensure that all business units plan effectively to ensure financial efficiency Develop a strong reporting framework for key areas Advise on any technical finance matters Develop reporting tools for budgets and forecasts Key requirements: Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Experience within a similar role Extensive knowledge of financial frameworks within complex organisations Excellent communication skills Must be able to partner with several stakeholders at any given time Excellent IT skills This is a fantastic opportunity that will suit a highly commercial individual who is looking to be part of a leading brand.

Tax Manager

London, England

Excellent Tax Manager opportunity to join a high impact, high growth professional services firm specialising in Technology, Start-ups and Overseas expansion. The firm occupy a unique position in the global market, with a comprehensive advisory platform servicing a large majority of tech based business, many of operating in Silicon Valley. As Tax Manager you will be involved in supporting and delivering on overall Tax strategy, engaging new clients and managing a portfolio of your own. In the main you will provide Corporation and Deferred tax services, supported by a team you will mentor and develop. Tax Manager duties: Contribute to and roll out internal tax strategy Mentor and develop a team in both professional and technical manners Engage and onbaord new clients for yours and the team portfolio Consistent delivery of a quality service The ideal candidate will be: CTA, ICAEW Qualified Experienced with corporation and deferred tax Outstanding communicator both internally and externally Strategically focused with an ambition to make an impact

Management Accountant

West London, London

Management Accountant - Sports Media / Entertainment - West London - To £55,000 + bonus / package A global Broadcast Media & Entertainment business in is seeking to appoint a recently qualified Management Accountant. You will play a key role, taking ownership for the delivery of the month end reporting and working closely with the FP&A and Commercial finance teams. Key responsibilities: ·Deliver the month end process ·Business partner Commercial finance team ·Build key relationships with Payroll system ·Track quarterly bonus schedule ·Track risks & opportunities within P&L lines ·Own P&L distribution process ·Support Head of MA and Finance Director ·Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement solutions ·Drive improved processes and reporting Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (preference for ACA from practice) ·An ambitious self-starter Package: ·Salary to £55k + bonus ·Private healthcare ·Other benefits unique to the industry

Senior Management Accountant

London, England

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Management Accountant to join a growing team in a high growth professional services organisation, specialising in International Expansion and Start-ups. As Senior Management Accountant you will join a growing outsourcing division with a varied workload. You will also enjoy a particulaly unique culture that is vibrant and social, owing in part to the start-up/growth stage clients within their portfolio. Duties of the Senior Management Accountant: Management Accounts review on behalf of your portfolio of clients Preparation of reporting packs Review and supervision of team members and their work Relationship building with clients, assuming responsibility for being the main point of contact Internal liaision with service line providers to ensure comprehensive client service Ongoing identification and introduction of process improvements The ideal candidate will be: ACA/ACCA qualified Experienced in management accounts preparation and review Experienced in a professional services environment Commercial astute and adept in stakeholder engagement Click apply to be considered!

Management Accountant

London, England

A market leader in the Tech space is seeking to appoint a Management Accountant to play a key role within the Controllership team. You will take ownership of the monthly management accounting process, senior stakeholder management and assisting with ad-hoc finance projects and analysis. To £55k + extensive benefits package. Key responsibilities: ·Submission of accurate financial results ·Assisting FP&A / Commercial Finance team with accounting queries ·Monthly balance sheet reconciliations ·Assist with statutory accounts preparation ·Quarterly VAT reports to Group ·Complete intercompany reconciliations ·Assist with ad-hoc finance projects and analysis Key requirements: ·Newly qualified accountant (0-1 year PQE) ·A passion for / experience working in the Technology sector

Finance Business Partner - Group FP&A

West London, London

A FTSE 100 UK power brand is actively seeking to appoint an ambitious Finance Business Partner to play a key, commercial role within their high performing Group FP&A function. Based West London. This is an ideal first move from Practice, with genuine progression opportunities. 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 advantageous

Financial Accountant

City of London, London

Are you looking for a new and exciting job for 2020? Are you looking for a role that will offer you a genuine career path and the chance to progress within a FTSE100 Retail business? If so, my client is looking to appoint a Senior Financial Accountant to join their Central London headquarters. Reporting into a highly impressive Financial Controller, you will be tasked to complete the following: Ownership of the monthly financial accounting and control processes Liaise with the wider business to prepare and communicate the month end timetable to stakeholders Review of P&L's and balance sheets ensuring accuracy Manage relationships with internal auditors Spot and suggest ongoing process improvements to align with the operating models Key desirables: Recently qualified (0-3 years) Experience in retail/ consumer Experience preparing financial accounts Interpersonally sound with the ability to partner and influence

Financial Controller - German Speaking

City of London, London

An instantly recognisable International retail focused eCommerce business is actively seeking to appoint a German speaking Regional Financial Controller, based in Central 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)

Tax Manager

London, England

A Tax Manager is sought by a rapidly growing company who manage an expanding chain of up-scale hotels across the UK. They have made a series of acquisitions in the past two years and plan to make several more in the coming quarters. They are well-backed, have cash to spend, and have recruited a leading team of hospitality professionals to ensure the continued success of the business. The position of Tax Manager has been created as a result of this growth and the post holder will both manage the tax compliance and support the growth of the UK business. Reporting into the Corporate Finance Director and with support from the overseas-based Group Tax Manager, responsibilities include: Prepare and submit all tax returns in line with the group's reporting deadlines. Be the direct point of contact on all tax related matters to all internal & external stakeholders. Liaise with external advisors / international ownership on project matters (e.g. M&A activity). Ensure the correct calculation of the Quarterly Instalment Payment; ensure accurate recording of capital allowances to be claimed as part of the planned major refurbishments. Review tax and relevant balance sheet accounts each month to support management accounts. A range of ad hoc projects to support the needs of a growing business. Candidates for the Tax Manager role should: Be a qualified ACA / ATT / CTA or an equivalent accountancy qualification. Have experience as an in-house Tax Manager or be a looking for their first move from practice. Excel in both verbal and written communication. Be highly analytical with proven planning & analysis skills. Be a self-starter with high personal drive, attention to detail and tenacity. Salary: £65000 - £70000 + bonus + generous benefits

Finance Business Partner

North West London, London

Cedar are exclusively recruiting a Finance Business Partner for ASM Global, the world's leading entertainment venue operator. The role will support the SSE Arena - Wembley Arena - their premier venue in NW London; this is due to host several globally recognised acts in 2020 with additional acts to be confirmed both for this year and beyond. The Finance Business Partner will provide additional support to the General Manager and drive profitability for the venue. Specific duties for this commercial role will include: - Provide high quality management information and detailed commercial financial analysis to support decision making. - Prepare monthly forecasts / re-forecasts and associated reporting pack. - Produce monthly packs (including KPIs & analysis) for monthly Business Review and attend meeting. - Ensure all journals are completed so month end can be closed swiftly and accurately. - Work with event promoters and other third parties to ensure strong relationship management. Candidates for the post of Finance Business Partner should be: - Qualified accountants with some experience in a management accounting role. - Able to represent the venue from a finance perspective and have sufficient maturity and gravitas. - Interested in the entertainment industry (e.g. music, comedy and entertainment). - Focused on working with non-finance stakeholders and keen to challenge historic thinking. - Comfortable in a stand alone finance role and in possession of sufficient interpersonal & influencing skills to ensure they can succeed on the role. Salary: £50000 - £55000 + bens

Financial Controller - Leisure

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

A household name in the Leisure industry are actively seeking to appoint a Financial Controller to lead the finance team - responsible for the planning and delivery of key financial cycles; including budgeting and forecasting, all aspects of month end reporting and business partnering the wider business. Key responsibilities: ·Own month end, delivery of group reporting including budgeting & forecasting ·Oversee the delivery of monthly management accounts ·Financial operations - month, quarter and year-end financial activities ·Financial planning & analysis ·Business partnering the wider business ·Deliver statutory accounts ·Support Finance Director with preparation of business cases

Group Finance Analyst - FTSE 100

West London, London

Group Financial Analyst is sought by a FTSE 100 UK power brand based in West London. This newly created role will involve a mix of reviewing and challenging statutory financial information, ownership of reporting packs and partnering the commercial finance teams. To £60k + bonus / package. Key responsibilities: ·Preparation and ownership of subsidiary packs for the main entities within the Group ·Delivery of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting ·Group annual reports / accounts ·Manage relationships with outsourced accounting functions ·Ensure accounting treatments comply with IFRS ·Work with internal / external auditors ·Prepare statutory financial statements for subsidiaries ·Support commercial finance teams - advise Finance Business Partners on any issues Key requirements: ·ACA / ACCA qualified ·Ideally practice trained with 12 months' industry experience Package: ·Base salary to £60k ·Bonus to 20% ·Market leading benefits

Financial Reporting Accountant

London, England

An ambitious ACA professional is sought by a FTSE 250 Consumer business who are experiencing a sustained period of growth - both organically and through acquisition of some exciting brands. Based in their impressive offices near Liverpool Street station; you will be responsible for the accurate accounting and financial reporting of the Group's activities, as well as business partnering the Business Development teams and effective stakeholder management. Key responsibilities: ·Accounting and reporting under IFRS 16 ·Budgeting / forecasting ·Manage monthly management accounting process ·Process owner of IFRS 16 ·Effective stakeholder management ·Business partner the BD teams Key requirements: ·ACA qualified - practice trained (ideally Big 4) ·Sound understanding of UK GAAP ·Some knowledge/experience of IFRS highly desirable Package: ·£50-60k base salary (relevant to PQE) ·£4k cash car allowance ·Bonus up to 20% ·Full private healthcare ·Other great benefits

Corporate Finance Analyst - Health & Fitness

London, England

A market leader in the Fitness sector is seeking to appoint an ACA professional into a newly created Corporate Finance Analyst role. You will support and directly influence business performance through delivery of reporting, analysis and insight. Key responsibilities: ·Own the integrated business planning model - ensure integrity of P&L, balance sheet and cash flow ·Quarterly, annual and long-range forecasting / business plan exercises ·Own the cashflow forecasting for the commercial finance function ·Manage monthly board report, including commentary ·Maintain monthly consolidation model ·Support capex reporting and analysis - with key stakeholder management ·Own investment models and deliver improvements ·Involvement in several ad-hoc business initiatives - provide commercial challenges and analytical support ·Improve commerciality and financial awareness of non-finance teams Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (Ideally Big 4 trained) ·Strong Excel

Corporate Finance Analyst

London, England

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

Group FP&A Manager

London, England

A global Media superbrand is seeking to appoint a Group FP&A Manager to own all the international FP&A deliverables. Based in West London, Group FP&A Manager will business partner department heads, challenging those stakeholders on key performance areas. Key responsibilities: ·Liaise with Business Unit Finance teams, to ensure a collaborative approach towards business planning and forecasting. ·Lead the annual Budget and monthly forecast process - project manage to ensure timely delivery, and clearly explain business and financial drivers behind financial movements. ·Understand and challenge key assumptions, risks and opportunities, ensure that the financial projections and associated assumptions are aligned to the Group targets ·Be involved in projects such as procurement initiatives and cost focused programmes across the Group. ·Provide insightful analysis and review of business performance to senior stakeholders ·Add value to financial performance through developing and monitoring key performance indicators. Produce KPI dashboards, highlighting trends and making recommendations ·Act as the interface between the Group businesses to ensure key commercial and financial messages are clearly presented, including the latest financial projections and drivers of any movements. Skills you will need: ·Finance Qualification (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) ·Min 1 year PQE in an FP&A role ·Proven influencing skills with senior non-finance stakeholders

Finance Business Partner

Crawley, West Sussex

My client who is a leading name within the health sector are looking for a commercially focused Finance business partner to support several Support units. You will be a self-starter and have the drive and energy this role requires to devise not only a long-term strategy for the finance team in these areas. Key responsibilities: Support various budget holders to ensure effective financial control Adopt a truly commercial approach and provide effective customer service Review current processes and make recommendations where necessary Identify any potential business opportunities and highlight any risks Review and create any investment appraisals Ensure that all business units plan effectively to ensure financial efficiency Develop a strong reporting framework for key areas Advise on any technical finance matters Develop reporting tools for budgets and forecasts Key requirements: Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Experience within a similar role Extensive knowledge of financial frameworks within complex organisations Excellent communication skills Must be able to partner with several stakeholders at any given time Excellent IT skills This is a fantastic opportunity that will suit a highly commercial individual who is looking to be part of a leading brand.

Head of Financial Operations

London, England

A Head of Financial Operations is required by one of the largest hospitality-related businesses in the world. They earn revenues from operations across the globe, are growing, acquisitive and achieved record results in 2019. The post of Head of Financial Operations has been created by an internal promotion and the position will report to a particularly impressive Group Financial Controller. The role will manage their London-based shared service centre (SSC) - 30 staff through 4 direct reports - and responsibilities include: Manage the Group's financial operations teams responsible for accounts receivable (AR), accounts payable (AP) and credit control; Oversee the month end close process whilst implementing efficiencies across the team; Lead the finance integration of planned new acquisitions into the SSC model; Build strong relationships with stakeholders including sales & customer contact teams; Work closely with the Global Leadership teams to improve SSC performance across the Group. Various ad hoc projects to suit the need of a growing company. The ideal candidate for the post of Head of Financial Operations will have: Strong people management skills with experience of coaching / developing large teams. An accountancy qualification (ACA preferred) though this is not essential. Experience of working in a fast-paced multi-currency environment. Proven ability to manage internal stakeholders from within and outside of finance. Strong attention to detail, tenacity and an ability to hit deadlines. Salary: £60000 - £65000 + 20% bonus + pension + benefits.

Commercial Finance Analyst - Marketing

City of London, London

We are working with an industry leading food and commodities business who are looking to appoint a Commercial Finance Analyst for their Central London headquarters. Reporting into both the head of Commercial Finance and Head of Marketing, you will be responsible to carry out the following duties: Analysis and reporting on trends, data and company performance providing insight Build financial business cases for marketing campaigns and new products Building financial models to analyse effectiveness/ impact of marketing campaigns Provide critical decision supporting data analytics Preparing quarterly board presentations for commercial and finance teams Key desirables: 1-2 years PQE Accounting background Commercial business partnering experience FMCG background highly preferable Strong excel/ modelling skills

Financial Controller

South West London, London

A talented Financial Controller is sought by an international, PE backed business in South West London. Reporting to the CFO; you will take ownership of monthly reporting, business planning and partnering the wider business. Key Responsibilities: ·Spearhead business plans by providing new business ideas with consideration of various scenarios. ·Lead the Finance team and take responsibility for financial control and transaction processing for all entities within the Group, heading up day to day activities. ·Providing insightful, pro-active, high quality analysis to support decision making in the context of wider business implications internationally. ·Working closely with the CFO, providing commercial support and lead on projects as required, including investor meetings. ·Play an integral role in producing the management and statutory accounts (PAYE, VAT) on a timely basis. ·Support and contribute to preparation of annual budgets and ad hoc forecasts ·Managing 2 direct reports as team grows. Requirements: ·Qualified (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)

Financial Accoutant

City of London, London

A global investment firm requires an interim Financial Accountant for a period of 6 months, based in central London. Summary of Responsibilities: Preparation of monthly management accounts for subsidiary entities Preparation of monthly expense analysis and ad hoc information requests.  Bank monitoring, preparation of bank reconciliations and funding requests for the European Parent company and its subsidiaries.  Monitoring and accounting for management company hedge activity  Preparation of tax filings including VAT returns.  Assist with the annual financial audit. Liaise with the auditors and resolve technical accounting issues.  Supporting the Accounts Payable function during busy periods. Key requirements:  Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA).  Strong analytical, numerical and problem solving skills  Advanced user of Microsoft Excel

Corporate Finance Analyst

London, England

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

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A FTSE 100 market leading 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

Finance Controller

City of London, London

A global media business is going through significant change and requires an experienced Interim Finance Controller for an initial period of 3- 4 months. Key Responsibilities of a Finance Controller: Oversee and review monthly company P&Ls and Balance Sheet Monthly management reporting Oversee and review full year budgets and revised forecasts Report on variance analysis Communicate variances to senior management and provide course of action if required Authorisation of operating expenditure invoices Review monthly balance sheet position to ensure any misstatements are identified and resolved in a timely manner Review and finalise statutory audit evidence files and assist external auditors to ensure statutory audits are completed to a high standard and within deadlines Business partnering with non-financial stakeholders in respect of costs and reporting Variance analysis, costs vs budgets/forecasts, recoveries Knowledge of subscription based revenue accounting Key requirements of a Finance Controller: Qualified Accountant ( ACCA or ACA or CIMA) Ideally worked in a technology back ground

Group Financial Accountant

London, England

They have grown particularly quickly (both organically and by acquisition) over the past five years to boast a truly global presence and a turnover in excess of £600m. The company is well backed and plans to continue their expansion as they build a world-leading business. This is therefore a unique opportunity to join them and significant progression is available as the company continues to grow. The position of Group Financial Accountant has been created to support the company's expansion and will sit under the Group Head of Accounting who is a particularly impressive individual. This is a project-based role; the main duties are below but there will also be a large amount of ad hoc work: · Monthly reporting for a small number of Head Office, Holding & Financing entities; review / approval of recurring journals and preparation of new and / or complex transactions. · Develop and maintain Group Accounting Policy. · Prepare draft accounting papers for transactions (M&A / financing / hedging etc…) · Support other firm-wide M&A / Corporate Finance activity. · Implement suitable controls to ensure all legal entity reporting / papers are correct. · A range of ad hoc projects to support the growth of the company Key requirements for the Group Financial Accountant role. · Qualified accountant (ideally a qualified ACA who has worked / is working within a Top 20 practice). · Previous exposure to group reporting / policy and supporting transactions (whether in practice or commerce). · Desire to take on early responsibility and work with a wide cross-section of finance & non-finance stakeholders. · Enjoy problem solving and being resourceful. Package: · £55000 - £60000 base salary · 10-15% bonus · 10% pension contribution · Private medical insurance · 25 days holiday · Excellent other benefits Please send me your CV today - the client wishes to try and complete the interview process before Christmas!

Accountant - Financial Risk & Assurance

London, England

Two high calibre Senior Accountants are sought by a leading Financial Services company in the City to join their new Financial Risk & Assurance team. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and has gone from a UK-only business to one with operations in almost 40 countries via organic growth and dozens of acquisitions. They plan to double in size again over the next four years and need to develop a Financial Risk & Assurance team to act as a Second Line of Defence. Reporting into a very experienced and dynamic Group Head of Financial Risk Management & Assurance, your role will be scope out, define and implement a robust control environment that supports all the OpCos in this entrepreneurial business. This will be done by: ·designing & implementing a new, upgraded global Financial Control Framework. Developing and maintaining this going forward. ·assisting in the roll out of a new system to record (i) attestations (ii) balance sheet reconciliations and (iii) management and reporting of compliance ·performing business reviews to evaluate the existing financial control environment and identify gaps / improvements that may be required. ·working with key partners to remediate any financial control review gaps / improvements identified. ·completing ad hoc requests for senior stakeholders. The successful candidates for these Financial Risk & Assurance positions will be qualified accountants (ACA preferred) who have gained significant prior experience in an external audit, internal audit or a financial risk management function. An outgoing personality, the desire to overcome challenges & drive change and the ability to take a pragmatic approach will all help you succeed. Significant opportunities for progression exist within both this team and the wider company.

Financial Accountant

London, England

Financial Accountant - £55,000 to £60,000 + Benefits This is a unique opportunity as a newly qualified accountant to own financial accounting output and internal reporting structure for a team of 4. Responsibilities of the Financial Accountant: Manage a team of 4 Manage timely completion of all statutory returns including VAT, PAYE and IR35 Intermediary reports. Manage treasury and banking functions (including company credit cards) along with cash flow forecasts. Assisting the CFO in the management of the Accounting system and overall structure of reporting. Lead a process of continuous improvement in internal controls, financial reporting and management information. Ensure accurate accounting for all financial transactions Support and contribute to preparation of annual budgets and ad hoc forecasts. Assisting the CFO in preparation for annual audit ensuring all information is complete and ready for the external auditors, ensuring no audit issues arise and no incurring of additional fees due to poor preparation. What's on offer: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus/Benefits Unique exposure to management as a first mover from practice Opportunity to learn directly from a dynamic and enthusiastic CFO Enjoyable working environment Central location - London City To be considered for this unique role click apply below!

Financial Accountant

London, England

Financial Accountant - £50,000 to £55,000 + Benefits A Financial Accountant sought by a global engineering firm, West London, to engage in technical reporting activity. As Financial Accountant you will be responsible for day to day accounting within the UK Company, preparation of numbers for completion of reporting packs and support the Finance Manager in delivering the results to budget holders. Additional duties of the financial accountant: Cash management, reconciliations & forecasting Consolidation of Group VAT return Period end accounting to Trial balance Reporting on Centre projects Preparation of year end packs/ statutory accounts and audit deliverables for the legal entity Assist the FM with the budget and monthly forecasting Point of contact for auditors/ other stakeholders with regards this operating unit Assist in creation of and running of change initiatives Support and provide knowledge and financial input to allow the Finance Business Partners to provide 'value add' to the operating unit MDs and operations teams. Click apply below to be considered!

Financial Accountant

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

Cedar are delighted to introduce an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join an international Consultancy which believes in staff development and progression. Working in the business' head office near Kingston (Easy commuting distance from central London) you will be will a key member of a central finance team. Financial Accountant Responsibilities: Preparing journal entries and accruals Expense reporting and analysis and explaining results to non-financial stakeholders Identifying and implementing process improvements Adhoc tasks around Fixed Assets/ Capital Expenditures Preparation of Group results on monthly basis Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts Ownership of the cash flow management including forecasting Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group Financial Accountant Skills Required: Accounting Qualification (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) Experience in Audit or Financial Accounting Strong technical finance knowledge Experience on working collaboratively in a team Advanced excel skills This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and driven individual to maximise on an opportunity to bring value to a progressive business that invests into staff. To be considered for this position you must have experience in either an audit or financial accounting function.

Senior Financial Accountant

City of London, London

Are you looking for a new and exciting job for 2020? Are you looking for a role that will offer you a genuine career path and the chance to progress within a FTSE100 Retail business? If so, my client is looking to appoint a Senior Financial Accountant to join their Central London headquarters. Reporting into a highly impressive Financial Controller, you will be tasked to complete the following: Ownership of the monthly financial accounting and control processes Liaise with the wider business to prepare and communicate the month end timetable to stakeholders Review of P&L's and balance sheets ensuring accuracy Manage relationships with internal auditors Spot and suggest ongoing process improvements to align with the operating models Key desirables: Recently qualified (0-3 years) Experience in retail/ consumer Experience preparing financial accounts Interpersonally sound with the ability to partner and influence