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Senior Associate

London, England

Two Senior Associates are sought by an expanding niche London-based Corporate Restructuring boutique. They work with some of Europe's highest profile and most complex restructuring situations and have restructured c. £160bn of debt in the last 12 years in more than a dozen countries across the globe involving around 140 individual mandates. They are particularly well networked, are leaders in their market and have a track record that makes them a 'first call' for distressed businesses. Please note that this company do not perform any insolvency, liquidation, CVA or similar work, they are purely specialists in restructuring and turnarounds. The roles of Senior Associate - Corporate Restructuring are being recruited as a result of an upturn in the restructuring market; the successful applicants will work in small teams across these scenarios: ·Prepare short-term cash flow forecasts and assist in debtor-side restructurings. ·Project management of restructuring activities including crisis & interim management. ·Financial modelling and valuation of companies under going concern / break-up scenarios. ·Negotiations with customers & suppliers and working capital management. ·Sale of non-core business units / distressed business (Corporate Finance). ·Create financial models & scenario analysis to aid new business development. ·Identify potential future opportunities and provide support to Partners in securing the business. Candidates for the Senior Associate roles in this Corporate Restructuring boutique must be qualified ACA / CA or CFA and must possess significant M&A, corporate finance, transaction services or restructuring experience. Candidates will have experience in producing (short-term) cash-flow forecasts and will be confident self-starters who are articulate as well as calm & considered when faced with challenges. Able to thrive under pressure, applicants will enjoy working at pace and will be able to understand how to operate successfully in a boutique environment. A willingness to undertake some travel is expected. A full career path and a truly exceptional reward structure await all joiners.

Corporate Finance Assistant Manager (Valuations)

City of London, London

A top ranked global professional services organisation is actively seeking to appoint an Assistant Manager - Valuations (ACA/ICAEW) to step lead an expanding portfolio of PE, AIM & FTSE listed clientèle based in London as part of a rapidly expanding team. Key responsibilities: Corporate Finance is a regulated activity under the FCA. Transaction/client work relating to acquisitions, disposals, and other M&A transactions will include: * Take full ownership of all delegated or assigned tasks and produce high quality work within the timescales required. * Design and implement schedules and timetables for a transaction including thinking in advance of the next steps in the transaction eg buyers lists, data rooms, invitations to make an offer * Produce and/or review and edit key documents for the transaction (e.g. blind profiles, Information Memorandum, etc.) prior to approval. * Draft letters/emails of advice for the team leader to approve. * Work with other team members (delegating where appropriate) to deliver assigned project work and exceed client expectations. * Prepare and support presentations (such as pitches for business, management presentations to purchasers and feedback to clients). * Maintain regular contact with key client representatives. * Initiate and coordinate involvement of other professionals in the transaction, as appropriate. * Keep team leader and team manager fully informed of progress and status of assigned work. * Ensure effective utilization of team members on projects. * Coach, mentor and support junior members of the team. Business Development * Maintain and develop network of contacts externally and within S&W. * Attending appropriate Business Development events Training & Development * Ensure that training and development needs are discussed with the Team Leader / Manager, and plans agreed to meet them. Key Competencies: 1. Focus on high quality delivery and meeting agreed deadlines 2. Organised and planned method of working 3. Analytical Thinking - ability to adapt to and apply logical thinking to unusual situations. 4. Customer focus - focuses on the needs of the client and works to manage client expectations. 5. Teamwork - interacts with others in a sensitive and effective way. Able to show respect and work well with others. Ability to facilitate and work successfully towards a common goal. 6. Communication - able to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, at all levels. Proficient use of English language and grammar. Listens before answering. 7. Results orientation - delivers results against pre-determined targets in an appropriate manner. Thrives on getting results. 8. Creativity/Innovation - creates new and imaginative approaches to work-related issues. Identifies fresh approaches and shows a willingness to question traditional assumptions. Candidate Profile Education/Qualifications: * Strong academic history. * Relevant professional qualification e.g. Corporate Finance Qualification or Chartered Accountant. Key Experience/Skills: * Significant corporate finance or deal environment experience gained within a professional or financial services firm. * Demonstrable interest in OMBs and SMEs and the markets in which they operate. * Thorough knowledge of the structure of a deal and the commercial and technical issues. * Financial Modelling - clear understanding of financial models and their context and impact. Ability to apply financial principles to financial models. * Analysis and interpretation of financial information. * Report writing - drafting reports for review. * Advanced use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. * Confident and enthusiastic in dealings with clients, and within the department and the wider firm. * Willing to take responsibility for getting their allocated tasks completed to a high standard within deadlines. Why this organisation? Leading independent providers of investment management, accountancy, tax, corporate and financial advisory services to private clients, corporates, professional practices, and non-profit organisations. With 13 principal offices in the UK and Ireland, 1,700 people and an international capability in over 100 countries, our aim is to provide an innovative global service.

Client Manager/Portfolio Manager

Southampton, Hampshire

A 60 employee independently owned firm of accountants with offices in the Southampton area are seeking Client Portfolio Manager to join their firm to support continuing growth across the organisation. You will manage a team responsible for; - Management of all client affairs including; accounting, audit, corporate tax, payroll, personal tax and company secretarial. - Ownership of client responsibility is essential with minimal up managing - Ensuring all client deadlines are met on time - Pro actively supporting the Directors & Associate Directors - Attend existing and potential client meetings This is an exceptional opportunity to join a dynamically expanding firm and become and essential part of the organisations fabric and future direction. Successfully holding an ACA or ACCA Qualification is essential in addition to previously managing a portfolio of clients in the environment of an established accountancy practice. For a further confidential discussion, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on or 07990 886464.

Audit Manager - Advisory & Business Services

City of London, London

A leading independent provider of investment management, accountancy, tax, corporate and financial advisory services to private clients, corporates, professional practices, and non-profit organisations. With 13 principal offices in the UK and Ireland, 1,600 people and an international capability in over 100 countries, our aim is to provide an innovative global service are seeking an Audit Manager, you will be a senior member of the audit group. Will be responsible for servicing clients, directing all assurance services delivered, ensuring sound management of our people and supporting the Partners with business development and practice management. Reports to: Senior Manager & Partner, Advisory & Business Services Key responsibilities: * Client Portfolio - ensure that clients receive an efficient and proactive service and client expectations are exceeded throughout the year. Liaison with client Partners and other S&W staff where appropriate to ensure all are kept up to date with relevant issues. * Audit work and setting budgets - act as audit lead on fully listed and AIM listed clients. The expectation is that on large assignments this role will be supported by one (or more) Managers, with overall responsibility for each assignment being retained by the Partner. * Commercial awareness of all aspects of clients' businesses and the impacts on our work. * Management - arrangement of timetable, booking of staff, planning review and completion of audit and other related assignments. * Business/Practice Development - preparation and review of proposals for new work, attendance at marketing events, development of personal contacts and identification and pro-active development of opportunities for S&W with current clients. * Department Administration - monitoring of qualified and student bookings and workloads to ensure most efficient use of resources. Liaison with junior staff to assess any issues that need dealing with. * Training and development - ensuring assessment forms completed and feedback given to staff on all jobs. Ensuring appropriate in house and external training received personally. * Client billing/commercial awareness of WIP Key Competencies: * Planning and organising - to ensure all client work is carried out within the appropriate timescales through continual monitoring of progression of the work. * Technical expertise - to ensure audit conducted to correct standard and accounts preparation is accurate and meaningful for the type of industry. To be able to answer staff and client technical queries and make technical decisions. * Commercial awareness - to have a good understanding of the commercial factors affecting the client and to be able to monitor the commercial effectiveness of work done by S&W by reviewing costs against budget. * Teamwork - working as a team with the other managers, Partners and staff to ensure the department as a whole meets its objectives and all client demands are exceeded etc. and dealing with differences. * Problem solving - technical knowledge to resolve client issues and organisation to be flexible to meet client and director demands. * Customer focus - ensuring clients expectations are exceeded, by providing a first class service at all times. * Business Development - ability to develop trusted advisor status with clients Candidate Profile Education/Qualifications: * Qualified accountant (ACA, CA, ACCA). Key Experience/Skills: * Significant external audit experience gained within a professional services environment. * Experience of working with entrepreneurial, OMB, SME and AIM listed clients. * Experience of (and appetite for) business development activities such as targeting, preparation of proposal documents, proposal presentations and attendance of networking events * Demonstrable working knowledge of accounting and auditing standards, industry specifics and their application. * Good working knowledge of skill requirements of staff at various levels to ensure work undertaken by appropriate individual. * Strong communication skills in order to liaise with clients, Partners, staff and other professionals. * Previous experience of management and motivation of staff to ensure best performance. * Organisation to ensure needs of clients, partners and staff are all met. * Monitoring costs against budget for individual clients. Why this organisation? One of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, that will help you reach your full potential. You'll work on an impressive client list - from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

Senior Audit Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

A top ranked global professional services organisation is actively seeking to appoint an Audit Senior Manager (ACA/ICAEW) to step lead an expanding portfolio of PE, AIM & FTSE listed clientèle based in London. Key responsibilities include; We are currently looking to recruit a Manager or Senior Manager for the Audit department at our Newcastle office. This is an important role, a passion for audit is at the heart of our business and we are looking for an accomplished Audit professional with previous experience operating at manager level who shares in this enthusiasm. You would make a significant contribution towards the overall future development and success of this service line as well as the firm. You will oversee the effective management of a substantial portfolio of clients; planning assignments, briefing staff on the clients' business, ensuring all work carried out follows government legislation and that client and statutory deadlines are routinely met and exceeded. Business development experience would be an advantage as you would be expected to identify opportunities, research and prepare proposals, as well as take part in formal presentations to prospective clients. Requirements; ·Candidates must be ACA or ACCA part qualified/qualified ·Previous experience of carrying out Assurance related tasks as requested by the Assurance Partner. ·Proven experience in client handling. ·Proven Assurance experience in producing high quality Assurances. Why this organisation? One of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, that will help you reach your full potential. You'll work on an impressive client list - from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

Audit Manager - Professional Services

Glasgow, Scotland

A top ranked global professional services organisation is actively seeking to appoint an Audit Manager (ACA/ICAEW) to step lead an expanding portfolio of PE, AIM & FTSE listed clientele based in Glasgow. Key responsibilities include; Ensuring that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures. To ensure Assurance quality always. Assist 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 always. To maintain an awareness of the firm's specialist services and publications. Ensure added value to clients. 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. Requirements; 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. Why this organisation? One of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, that will help you reach your full potential. You'll work on an impressive client list - from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

ACA Qualified Audit Supervisor

City of London, London

A top ranked global professional services organisation is actively seeking to appoint an Audit Supervisor (ACA/ICAEW) to step lead an expanding portfolio of PE, AIM & FTSE listed clientele based in London. Key responsibilities include; Ensuring that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures. To ensure Assurance quality always. Assist 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 always. To maintain an awareness of the firm's specialist services and publications. Ensure added value to clients. 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. Requirements; 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. Why this organisation? One of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, that will help you reach your full potential. You'll work on an impressive client list - from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

Financial Accounting & Reporting Supervisor

Guildford, Surrey

Cedar are partnered with a globally recognisable professional services organisation who, through expansion are looking to recruit two financial accounting & reporting supervisors to their team based in central Guildford. The offices are modern and easily accessible from all major transport links, free parking on-site with a transparent, progressive culture and reputation for promotion from within an expansive career is almost certain. As Financial Reporting & Accounting Supervisor, you will deliver financial accounting & reporting services PE, AIM listed and FTSE clients across London, Surrey, Hampshire & South East. Preparation of bespoke financial records under UK GAAP or IFRS, assisting clients with GAAP impact assessments, conversions and ad hoc projects, as well as being involved in leading edge financial reporting projects and consultancy. You will be required to service a wide portfolio of clients, working both within a team of staff and individually, to ensure the highest possible standards of client service at all times. Ideally, the successful candidate will be qualified either as ACA or ACCA and be able to demonstrate good experience in financial reporting and IFRS or at least have closely associated experience in audit In return you will have the opportunity to work with a high growth, expansive business with an excellent work/life balance and the capacity to accelerate your career and climb the management ladder while working for an enviable portfolio of clients.

Audit Supervisor

Leeds, West Yorkshire

A top ranked global professional services organisation is actively seeking to appoint an Audit Supervisor (ACA/ICAEW) to step lead an expanding portfolio of PE, AIM & FTSE listed clientele based in Leeds. Key responsibilities include; Ensuring that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures. To ensure Assurance quality always. Assist 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 always. To maintain an awareness of the firm's specialist services and publications. Ensure added value to clients. 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. Requirements; 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. Why this organisation? One of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, that will help you reach your full potential. You'll work on an impressive client list - from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

Audit Supervisor

Belfast, County Antrim

A top ranked global professional services organisation is actively seeking to appoint an Audit Supervisor (ACA/ICAEW) to step lead an expanding portfolio of PE, AIM & FTSE listed clientele based in London. Key responsibilities include; Ensuring that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures. To ensure Assurance quality always. Assist 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 always. To maintain an awareness of the firm's specialist services and publications. Ensure added value to clients. 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. Requirements; 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. Why this organisation? One of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, that will help you reach your full potential. You'll work on an impressive client list - from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

Audit Supervisor/Assistant Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

A top ranked global professional services organisation is actively seeking to appoint an Audit Supervisor (ACA/ICAEW) to step lead an expanding portfolio of PE, AIM & FTSE listed clientèle based in Newcastle. Key responsibilities include; ·Ensuring that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures. ·To ensure Assurance quality always. Assist 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 always. ·To maintain an awareness of the firm's specialist services and publications. Ensure added value to clients. ·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. Requirements; ·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. Why this organisation? One of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, that will help you reach your full potential. You'll work on an impressive client list - from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

Audit Supervisor - Top 10 Firm (Leeds)

Leeds, West Yorkshire

A top ranked global professional services organisation is actively seeking to appoint an Audit Supervisor (ACA/ICAEW) to step lead an expanding portfolio of PE, AIM & FTSE listed clientèle based in Leeds. Key responsibilities include; ·Ensuring that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures. ·To ensure Assurance quality always. Assist 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 always. ·To maintain an awareness of the firm's specialist services and publications. Ensure added value to clients. ·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. Requirements; ·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. Why this organisation? One of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, that will help you reach your full potential. You'll work on an impressive client list - from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

Interim Financial Accountant

Wimbledon, London

Cedar are delighted to introduce an exciting opportunity for an Interim Financial Accountant to join an international business which believes in staff development and progression. Working in the business' head office in South West London you will be will a key member of a central finance team. Responsibilities: ·Preparing journal entries and accruals ·P&L Variance analysis ·Expense reporting and analysis and explaining results to non-financial stakeholders ·Reconciling accounts ·Identifying and implementing process improvements ·Adhoc tasks around Fixed Assets/ Capital Expenditures 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.

FP&A Analyst

London, England

FP&A Analyst Cedar are currently partnered with an instantly recognisable, high growth technology business who are looking for a talented individual to join their newly created FP&A team based in Central London. You will be involved in a broad FP&A role with exposure across various departments internationally, helping the business to successfully deliver its strategy. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the Head of FP&A in working with Divisional stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders. To produce relevant and proactive analysis to assist key stakeholders with the improvement of commercial contract profitability. Interpret financial information, analysing trends and other planning and forecasting, supporting the wider finance team. Assist with process improvement around faster close process and preparation of management accounts. Establish, track and report both risks and opportunities within the Group with use of financial modelling and analysis of large data Prepare accurate, insightful and timely monthly reports of financial and non-financial data to be presented to the Board and Executive Management team. Requirements: - You will ideally be qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. - Strong stakeholders management skills and ability to interact with senior leadership - Advanced Excel skills

Finance Analyst

London, England

A PE backed market leader in the Pharmaceutical Industry are currently seeking to appoint a newly qualified Finance Analyst to provide robust commercial analysis and business partnering to their largest division. In your role as Finance Analyst you will be involved in the following: Financial management of projects and KPI reporting for the largest, most prestigious division in the business Month end reporting and management accounting for this division Building relationships and working alongside operational stakeholders on key projects and business improvement initiatives Day to day project management activities Monthly G/L close and reconciliation of project revenues Divisional budgeting and forecasting Customer reporting You will be: Qualified (ACCA/CIMA) Experience in industry - ideally a commercially focused role Analytical with exceptional excel skills

Group Reporting Accountant

London, England

Group Accountant - ACA Qualified - Central London - £50k + bonus / package. Key responsibilities: ·Monthly end ownership ·Budgeting & forecasting ·Variance analysis ·Assist with year end ·Prepare monthly cash pack ·Support Group with budget output ·Work closely with FP&A team ·Support SAP transition ·Ad hoc project work Key requirements: ·ACA / ACCA Qualified ·Practice / industry background

Financial Accountant

London, England

A high-growth business advisory firm with a market leading brand are seeking to appoint a newly qualified Financial Accountant. Boasting impressive double-digit growth in recent years, new opportunities are presenting themselves as the business expands. The Role An exciting opportunity supporting the EMEA region, experience of US GAAP environments and dealing with business operations in the EMEA region is a strong advantage. Key Responsibilities: Preparation and posting of month end journals and accruals Preparation of account reconciliations in line with SOX Assist the Finance team in the enhancement of month end processes, and ensuring compliance with US/UK GAAP Liaise and coordinate with external stakeholders to understand, report and document monthly financial results for respective entities Coordinate inter-company reconciliations for entities with multiple group companies Accurate and timely submission of regulatory reporting as required Preparation and finalisation of annual statutory accounts Ad hoc support and analysis to the department as required Skills Required: Qualified - (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Knowledge of month end close process Up to date knowledge of UK GAAP or IFRS

Financial Accountant (Growth stage Tech)

City of London, London

Financial Accountant Digital Consumer Sector Central London This is one of the UK's best known digital consumer brands, backed by a progressive PE house and experiencing consistent and sustained double digit growth year on year! This really is the time to join ... with exciting M&A in the pipeline, inspirational business leaders and multiple capex projects underway to re-enforce a market leading position and support plans for enormous growth. This is a creative, free-thinking and entrepreneurial environment with all the perks and energy expected of a successful Tech start-up! As part of the ongoing growth of the business and a recent promotion, it is now seeking a dynamic hands on Financial Accountant to play a key role in providing accurate accounts to the business. In this broad accounting role reporting to the Finance Manager, you will get to own end-to-end processes from day one, being mentored on a fast-track route to becoming a Finance Manager in 12-18 months. Situated in offices with a real "wow!" factor, the business has an amazing culture and real start-up buzz; with office parties, Thursday pub crawls, ping pong tables and all the silicon valley perks … but for you to get involved in as much or as little as you feel like at the time. If you are looking for true career progression coupled with having an amazing experience and household brand on your CV, then this is the place for you! To be successful in this role you will need to be … A bright and ambitious recently qualified Finance professional with good knowledge of accounting principles Have strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to explain finance to non-finance stakeholders Have an analytical and creative mind-set to understand, challenge and create solutions The desire to improve processes and grow with a fast-paced business into a Finance Manager role

Commercial Finance Analyst - Sports Media

West London, London

Commercial Finance Analyst - Sports Media - London Cedar are working exclusively with a multinational Sports Media business in London, who are looking for an ambitious recently qualified professional for a sports focused commercial finance role. This is a hands-on role managing the reporting across a range of sports rights & events, and for a high-achiever you can fast track in the business. The business has great retention and career nurturing, and across the business you can see examples of rapid internal promotion. This is a business for ambitious high-flyers looking for a long and progressive career in the Sports or Media industries! Reporting to the Finance Director, responsibilities include: Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis Preparation of forecasts for rights properties and on a 3 year rolling basis. This involves liaising with the Commercial and Production teams to ensure all relevant information is collected Periodic cash-flow forecasting for rights properties Overall football portfolio reporting and support for the Head of Sport Management and Commercial Accounting Responsible for period end accounting closes for a range of rights properties (predominantly football assets) Variance analysis of actual results against forecast Preparation of periodic client accounting reports for rights properties including liaising with clients. Compliance with obligations under client and customer contracts Liaison with group accounts payable function to ensure all company payments are made on a timely basis. Valuation and appraisal of new sports rights acquisition opportunities Essential skills required: Recently Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA) Commercial acumen and senior stakeholder management A strong interest in Sports and Media Strong ability in Excel Technical knowledge in revenue recognition and US GAAP desirable

Finance Manager

London, England

A global leader in the brand management industry is seeking to appoint a recently qualified individual to lead the finance function for one of the fasting growing areas of the business. Reporting the EMEA Finance Director, you will partner local business heads and be responsible for the development of two direct reports. Key responsibilities: ·Management accounts preparation for European territories ·Balance sheet reconciliations ·Statutory accounts preparation ·Oversee Joint Venture accounts ·Liaise with audits ·Budgeting & forecasting for European territories ·Oversee VAT returns for European territories ·Pipeline reviews with Commercial Finance team ·Review monthly AR and credit control ·Manage 2 direct reports

Finance Analyst

Greater London, England

Well-known luxury retail brand based in Central London is looking to recruit an interim Commercial Finance Analyst. This is a newly created role to support the business as it looks to strengthen its commercial capability within the finance function. STOCK EXPERIANCE IS ESSENTIAL! ·Business partnering with multiple functions, providing strong financial insight to support key decision making for retail and e-commerce ·Support the provision of weekly B2B trading reports looking at actuals and orderbook vs targets on a historic, forward looking and replenishment basis. ·Support Commercial teams in driving immediate stock reduction clearance actions ·Managing the financial planning, analysis, forecasting and budgeting processes ·Preparation and ownership of month end, cost & profit centre reports, cash flow forecasts and working capital ·Ad hoc projects Requirements: ·Large amount of stock experience ·From a retail/FMCG back ground ·Qualified accountant (ACCA or ACA or CIMA) ·Extremely competent Excel/Power point Skills ·Multiple system experience

Group Financial Accountant

South London, London

A FTSE listed Consumer business based in South London is seeking to recruit a Group Accountant to join their expanding Head Office finance function. Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, you will be joining an industry pioneer with a rapidly growing brand presence. 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 or ACCA) Big4 or Top10 Practice trained

Interim Financial Controller

West London, London

Cedar are excited to be partnering with a household name. This is a short-term contract to help oversee and support the financial reporting process. Key responsibilities: ·See through the successful delivery and completion of the audit process ·Business partner with the wider finance team ·Provide key support to the year-end process ·Oversee and support the intercompany reconciliation process ·Support the wider finance team with any ad hoc requirements Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) ·Strong knowledge of the balance sheet reconciliation process ·Knowledge of year-end and audit process ·Strong system skills This is an exciting short-term role to deliver a robust audit process and will suit and individual who has delivered a similar role. You will have strong attention to detail and will provide expert knowledge on all matters related to the reporting process.

Commercial Finance Analyst - Media

West London, London

An established household name in the Media sector is looking for an ambitious qualified finance professional for a truly commercial revenue focused Finance Analyst role. Now due to an internal promotion, an exciting role has opened for a Commercial Finance Analyst to report into the Commercial Finance Manager, and business partner the Sales team, providing financial insight, commercial analysis and strategic advice to the business. This international diversified business has a large and impressive Commercial Finance function with real opportunities for career development within their awesome London HQ which include an on-sight gym. This is real opportunity to join a business where you can build a career in commercial finance in a true business partnering role. Responsibilities: Become a trusted Business partner building credibility with multiple senior stakeholders in the commercial teams, through developing expertise in the industry, understanding key performance drivers, providing competitor analysis and advising on new industry developments; Explore and analyse data, extracting valuable insights to enable informed decision making, by proactively exploring sales data, evaluating financial performance and analysing key performance metrics to support the delivery of in-year targets; Drive the evolution of management information and analysis - monitor and deliver high quality, timely management information; develop the financial acumen of the sales team; partner with the Business Intelligence Unit to drive improvements to management information and business intelligence tools; Contribute to strategy through the development of budgets, forecasts and business plans - providing financial leadership and analytical support to help shape business activity at a strategic and operational level; model scenarios, advise on key assumptions and trade-offs and support the alignment of resources to strategic priorities. Skills needed to be successful in this role: A qualification in Finance (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) Strong influencing and financial analysis skills An individual looking to develop their career in a commercial finance department with significant exposure to the business.

Commercial Finance Business Partner

City of London, London

Commercial Finance Business Partner City of London A global brand and success story within the Technology World, this business is hands down the leader in their field and holds an enviable position on the FTSE 100. To help facilitate continued growth and success, the business is now seeking to recruit a commercially orientated Senior Financial Analyst in their City of London HQ. Reporting to the Senior Commercial Finance Manager, the role includes: Drive planning and forecasting activities for Sales and Marketing teams, while interfacing closely with business partners and central FP&A team Develop and create key financial models Establish operating mechanisms and reporting that ensure management teams understand business position against operating and financial objectives Develop key management reports especially business KPIs to ensure data accuracy Create and deliver presentations for financial and business reviews that provide impactful insights to drive business performance Partner business teams and proactively identify important opportunities and drive change/decisions through credible relationship building Drive process improvements and lay the foundation for scalable processes that will scale with global growth Person specifications: As a qualified accountant with demonstrable commercial finance experience, specifically partnering non-finance stakeholders, you will exude a confident and engaging communication style. You ideally will be experienced in presenting complex analytics to senior stakeholders, having worked within a data heavy and/or technology sector related company, applying business experience to influence thinking of senior management. You will also need advanced Exceland strong PowerPoint skills, as well as financial systems experience.

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

Financial Reporting Accountant

London, England

A rapidly growing PE backed Infrastructure group based Central London is seeking to appoint a Financial Reporting Accountant to consolidate accounting controls and enhance operational standards. As Financial Reporting Accountant you will be responsible for key areas of management and external reporting as follows: Manage the preparation of monthly and annual KPI reporting for management Managing the KPI & Revenue Analyst Prepare Group consolidation reports for external reporting Assist with implementation of new accounting standards e.g. IFRS 16 Preparation of technical accounting papers and implementation of key accounting issues and projects Preparation of financial statements for the statutory audit, and assist with managing audit fieldwork queries Assist with implementation of new accounting system Liaising with budget-holders / other internal staff to assist analysis of performance against budget, for KPIs You will be: Qualified - ACA Desired 2 years post-qualified - either first move or with industry experience Strong knowledge of various accounting standards

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

FP&A Analyst

London, England

An NYSE listed FMCG Brand are seeking to appoint an FP&A Analyst to perform robust commercial insight and analysis. As FP&A Analyst, you're role will deliver Financial Insight and Analysis to a broad range of business stakeholders, encompassing the following: Delivery of regular reporting and planning processes across the Commercial Finance team and wider business Delivery of management reporting and financial insight Execute month end close process; consolidating results, and delivering summary level drivers of performance to leadership teams Monthly financial forecasting, including consolidating market forecasts, lead R&O adjustments, and liaise with Region FP&A. Deliver presentations on an ad hoc basis Develop reports, tools and insights to suit the requirements of stakeholders and business initiatives. Develop and roll out new systems, influencing design, co-ordinating testing, and managing implementation. Financial management of supply chain reporting with a cost of sales budget. Partner with supply chain leadership on cost optimization and holistic margin management and waste reduction. You will be: Qualified - ACA/CIMA Experienced in a commercial role - 2-3 years FMCG experience ideal

Commercial Finance Manager

London, England

A market leading producer of consumer goods is seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Manager to support the identity and implementation of Financial Strategy. Following a restructure to support long term growth plans, the business is now seeking to employ high performing individuals to deliver this strategy. As Commercial Finance Manager your responsibilities will include Providing commercial support to the executive team Supporting the Commercial FC in delivering the highest quality of financial support and information Supporting the commercial and operational decisions of the business, adding analysis, insight and financial discipline Assiting delivery of financial strategy, including short and long term financial planning & setting and measuring KPIs Budgeting, forecasting and financial planning Participating in ad hoc projects including strategic reviews and business development plans You Will Be: Qualified - ACA/CIMA 1-2 years proven commercial finance exposure Experience within FMCG/ Consumer Strong Excel skills

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

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. 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 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.

Finance Manager - Strategy

London, England

A prestigious FTSE 100 brand are seeking to appoint a Strategic Finance Manager to deliver robust insight and market analysis for a business area of significant growth. As Strategic Finance Manager you will be involved in the following: Gather a wide range of financial and non-financial data, performing complex activity based costing analysis. Understand underlying commercial performance in various markets, and the drivers for movements in key cost and asset groupings. Supporting market reviews, providing financial analysis and insight. Supporting the wider business to understand the implications of commercial decisions. Cost allocation modelling, reviewing cost allocations to identify potential errors - assessing the commercial or operational impact of market review proposals. To be considered, you will be: Qualified - ACA/ACCA/CIMA Experience with commercial activity - Analysis/Modelling Excellent Excel skills - Modelling Confident communicator - delivery of information to a wide variety of stakeholders

Strategic Finance Business Partner

North London, London

Senior Strategic Finance Business Partner opportunity for a global power brand boasting consecutive annual growth. As a true business partner; you will support, challenge and advise - driving long term strategic sales growth and profitability. This role will work closely with both finance and non-finance senior management. To £70k + very strong bonus & package. Key responsibilities: ·Partner with Senior VP's and lead on long term pay strategy ·Lead risk management strategies ·Take a lead on affordability and reinvestment strategies ·Strategic initiatives on new exciting projects ·Hold quarterly business presentations ·Ensure robust process for business case appraisals ·Support annual financial planning process ·Lead and develop a (growing) team of 2 qualified accountants Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) ·Commercial finance experience within industry ·Ideally line management experience

Senior FP&A Analyst

Northampton, Northamptonshire

A market leading E-commerce business based in Northampton is actively seeking to appoint a Senior FP&A Analyst to support the operations division with robust management reporting, analysis and business partnering. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Head of 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 ·To ensure the accurate and timely preparation of monthly management accounts for head office costs and central departments ·Responsible for the monthly reporting of the division, including monthly commentary ·Business partnering with key stakeholders, providing strong financial insight to support key decision making ·Responsible for several central cost centres ensuring costs are accrued correctly and provided versus budget and last year analysis as requested ·Working closely with the procurement team to ensure accurate calculation, timely recognition ·To produce relevant and proactive analysis to assist key stakeholders with the improvement of site profitability. Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant ·Advanced Excel

Commercial Finance Manager (Media)

London, England

An established household name in the Media sector, is looking for an experienced Commercial Finance professional to manage a team of 2 senior Analysts in a truly commercial business partnering role. This international diversified business has a large and impressive Commercial Finance function with real opportunities for career development within their awesome London HQ. Now due to an internal promotion, an exciting role has opened for a Commercial Finance Manager to report into the Head of Finance, and business partner the Sales and Advertising teams, providing financial insight, commercial analysis and strategic advice to the business. This role will focus on partnering with the Sales teams and other senior stakeholders, supporting the delivery of stretching revenue targets and advising on commercial deals and business strategy. Key responsibilities: Become a trusted business partner and industry expert to advise on competitor and industry developments; supporting and advising on commercial opportunities and helping to strategic objectives Evaluate and advise on financial performance to support the delivery of targets Partner the Business Intelligence team to drive the evolution of high-quality management information Shape business activity at a strategic and operational level with the development of forecasts, business plans and scenario models, advising on trade-offs, key assumptions and the arrangement of resources to strategic objectives Manage and develop a team of 2 Senior Finance Analysts Skills needed to be successful in this role: This role would suit an individual looking to develop their career in a leadership position in a large commercial finance department with significant exposure to the business and scope for progression You will also need: A qualification in Finance (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) Post qualified experience in business partnering and commercial finance in a large business Proven influencing skills with senior non-finance stakeholders

Finance Planning and Project Analyst

West London, London

A multinational company is looking for an interim Finance Planning and Project Analyst, in West London. Essential- SAP experience and modelling Requirements: ·Produce financial model to support decision making and analysis ·Prepare, maintain and consolidate model to provide MI on project portfolio on monthly basis ·Produce trend and variance analysis and making recommendations to senior management ·Prepare accurate project budgetary and planning analysis for quarterly reviews ·Forecasting and reporting support for management information Requirement's: ·Proven FP&A experience ·Previous financial modelling and project analysis is essential ·SAP ·Ideally a qualified accountant ·Highly competent in Excel

International Finance Manager

London, England

A high calibre Corporate Accounting Manager is sought by a luxury, international hotel business to oversee the daily functions of two other accounting positions based in London with a broad range of finance responsibilities. They are looking for somebody to really grow into the role and take ownership of the financial reporting whilst adding commercial value across the corporate entities. This will offer the right person a hands on, challenging opportunity, with genuine scope to progress whilst reporting directly into the Finance Director. Responsibilities: ·Oversee the accounting & month end close of corporate entities in addition to balance sheet & P&L analysis ·Key contact for international entities, including Hong Kong ·Responsible for month end uploading of group reporting results for all entities, interacting with local consultants, lawyers, banks, etc for corporate matters ·Coordinate treasury & cash flow management of the entities (this includes organizing payments for the entities managed) ·Prepare budgets & forecasts for certain corporate cost centers and corporate entities ·Monitor corporate expenses for budget and control purposes across all entities - explain key variances ·Liaise & become the point of contact for tax & external auditors re corporate filing & reporting requirements and any other related matters Key Requirements: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA) ·Managerial experience in Practice

Internal Auditor - FTSE Technology Business

London, England

Internal Auditor - FTSE Technology Business My client, a FTSE 100 business with a formidable presence in the technology market are looking for a talented Internal Auditor to join their Assurance team. 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, making this a perfect opportunity if you are looking to move into industry. Responsibilities: Managing key relationships with stakeholders and customers, acting as the key contact for special requests for audits and controls advice; Assist with SOX reporting and assurance testing programme activities for the division Provide support to the business in understanding the accounting implications of complex contractual positions, Act as a key contact for internal and external auditors Proven ability to translate risks into business issues. Support the Head of Internal Audit in maintain and developing best practice Work as part of a finance team with the ability to move fluidly throughout the finance function, across divisions Identifying red flags in existing systems and processes Requirements: Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent Risk, controls and assurance experience Technical accounting skills

Deputy Regional Operations Director

London, England

Deputy Regional Operations Director. Cedar have partnered with a well-established education institution who require a qualified accountant to support the Regional Operations Director to ensure that post holders/ service providers in the following areas successfully implement their performance objectives within various departments including Finance, Procurement and HR. This will include travel across various schools in the local areas. Responsibilities: ·To drive and embed standard processes, systems and behaviours across your Academies and share learnings across other Regions. ·To ensure the timely and accurate reporting of all operational data, information, reports and returns across all areas of the Academy that you are responsible for ·To support the Regional Operations Director to manage the delivery of effective HR support - ensuring that all staff positions within the region are filled and that all HR casework requirements are met with a high level of timeliness, professionalism and quality. The post holder needs to ensure that all staffing issues are managed effectively so as to enable the educational staff to have uninterrupted support for the delivery of outstanding education. ·To support in reviewing, proposing and implementing strategies to generate significant income into your allocated region. ·To take part in Operational Raising Achievement Boards and providing evidence of compliance / noncompliance to the Regional Operations Director for their use in overall governance of the region and upward reporting. ·To take part in Regional Performance Board meetings, assisting to prepare key reports, ensuring that all operational functions of the region are being carried out efficiently and to an exceptional standard. Requirements: ·Qualified Accountant ·Finance and Operations experience