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Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

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Assistant Management Accountant

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting an Assistant Management Accountant for a renowned consultancy business based in the City of London. Working in a department of approximately 40 people, this role focuses on supporting the EMEA region, though is based in the London office. The role is ideally suited to someone who is part qualified, who possesses excellent communication, organisational and time management skills, as the successful candidate is expected to business partner, together with the Finance Manager, with the business to deliver timely and accurate financial information centred on Revenue, Work in Progress (WIP), Accounts Receivable, management of subcontractors and P&L reviews. Some of the duties for the role are: Managing the high-profile subcontractor process to ensure a timely matching of expense and revenue on client billable engagements Linking with P&L leaders to ensure a timely AP process, relating to the external subcontractor invoices Accurate coding of subcontractor invoices Diligent and timely follow up with P&L leaders on aging WIP and AR balances to ensure a timely conversion from WIP to AR to Cash Close coordination with the EMEA Billing team to ensure 3rd party subcontractor invoices are invoiced to clients on a timely basis Credit collection of AR across a range of professional services clients Managing and issuing a multiple of reports to Segment and P&L leaders; AR Aging, Work in Progress (WIP), P&Ls Key skills: Part-qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or QBE Experienced with a financial month-end close process Experience of working to tight month end deadlines Ability to demonstrate ability to work in a team Excellent knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and analysis formulas Excellent interpersonal and communication skills This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Transaction Manager

City of London, London

Cedar is currently partnering a renowned charity in their recruitment of a Transactional Manager, based in Croydon. The role oversees 2x AP Clerks, 2x AR Clerks, and 1x Credit Controller, and offers the opportunity to be involved with a systems implementation. This would suit a current Transactional Manager who has the personality to partner with other senior finance personnel to deliver the financial management for the group. The role will either be based full time in the Croydon office, or 3-days a week in London and 2-days a week in the Croydon office. Some of the duties for the role are: Responsible for the delivery of accurate and timely payments to suppliers, with the aim of a complete review of processes with a view to implement improvements Responsible for managing payments and overall debt with the aim of setting up an online payment process across the organisation, reviewing fully processes to make them more transparent, automated and accurate Lead the delivery on an expense management system Lead on improved and streamlined processes in collaboration with the ops teams Key skills required: Advanced Excel skills Experience of implementing process improvements is essential Good organisational & prioritisation skills High attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Transaction Manager

Croydon, Surrey

Cedar is currently partnering a renowned charity in their recruitment of a Transactional Manager, based in Croydon. The role oversees 2x AP Clerks, 2x AR Clerks, and 1x Credit Controller, and offers the opportunity to be involved with a systems implementation. This would suit a current Transactional Manager who has the personality to partner with other senior finance personnel to deliver the financial management for the group Some of the duties for the role are: Responsible for the delivery of accurate and timely payments to suppliers, with the aim of a complete review of processes with a view to implement improvements Responsible for managing payments and overall debt with the aim of setting up an online payment process across the organisation, reviewing fully processes to make them more transparent, automated and accurate Lead the delivery on an expense management system Lead on improved and streamlined processes in collaboration with the ops teams Key skills required: Advanced Excel skills Experience of implementing process improvements is essential Good organisational & prioritisation skills High attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

German Speaking Accounts Assistant

London, England

My client is a international Recruitment agency looking for a talented German speaking junior Accounts / Finance Assistant to join their busy London office. A successful candidate should have 12-16 month experience within Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable or Accounts Assistant positions. Full time - temp to perm role Reporting to the Treasury Manager responsibilities include: ·Sales Invoicing - Successfully raise client invoices ·Purchase Ledger - Successfully processing all P/L invoices, approved and paid efficiently ·Take ownership of processing and coding expenses accurately on to the system ·Successfully reconciling cred cards ·Successfully managing the bank reconciliation and petty cash reconciliation ·Assist with month end processes ·Credit control / AR ·General adhoc duties and filing duties Required: ·Must be fluent in German (written and spoken) ·Candidate must have experience within a finance environment ·Good Excel and IT skills ·Must have a professional and positive attitude ·Must have great attention to detail ·Must be able to multi-task (perm) Benefits: ·Competitive salary ·Pension scheme ·Discounted gym membership ·Other perks

Accounts Receivable & Billing Specialist

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting a AR & Billing Specialist for a renowned consultancy business based in the City of London. The business is the leading global consultancy across their sector and are looking for an experienced AR & Billing candidate, ideally from professional services, to join their growing team. This is a newly created role and would suit someone who comes from a high-value, low-volume environment. Some of the duties for the role are: Liaise directly with clients to reduce DSO and enhance cashflow Review of client WIP balances to ensure timely billings Escalate bad debts to senior management for resolution Review client project setup to ensure accuracy for Billing Liaison with Billing Supervisors to ensure timely completion of all client invoicing on a monthly basis Perform write offs, rate changes, narrative amendments, credit notes where applicable Key Skills: Previous Credit Control, AR, and WIP & Billing experience is essential Professional approach to chasing outstanding AR with blue chip clients Professional Services experience is highly desirable Intermediate-Advanced Excel skills Strong Accounts Payable experience Good organisational & prioritisation skills High attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

EMEA Accounts Payable Supervisor

Greater London, England

My client, a Global Strategy Consultancy are looking to hire an EMEA Accounts Payable Supervisor on a permanent basis. Based in there modern offices in Central London, you will lead the Accounts Payable team and report directly into the EMEA Finance Manager. The EMEA Accounts Payable Supervisor will be responsible for all aspects of the invoice-to-cash process within the Accounts Payable function, all aspects Claim-to-cash process within the Travel and Expenses function as well supporting the Accounts Payable Specialists and the Travel and Expense Specialists. Main Responsibilities Daily Management of the Accounts Payable team of 5 and the Travel & Expenses team of 2 Ensuring timely processing of all Accounts Payable transactions. Ensuring timely processing of all Travel & Expenses claims. Ensuring all Accounts Payable and Travel & Expenses transactions are correctly posted to the General Ledger using appropriate cost centre or balance sheet codes. Ensuring adherence with US GAAP SOX principles, obtaining the appropriate approval of accounts payable transactions, before completion of transaction processing. Reviewing and authorising multi-currency payment runs on a regular basis using various banking platforms (mainly RBS/NatWest & HSBC). Management of the corporate credit card schemes. First point of contact for the business with all escalations regarding Accounts Payable and Travel & Expenses. Other ad hoc duties as required. Requirements Minimum of 2 years supervisory Accounts Payable experience and ideally in a holistic invoice-to-cash role. Preferably experience in a professional services environment. Experience managing a team of at least 5 people (Preferably 7) Experience working within a high volume transaction environment. Experience in working with multi-currency Experience of using Chrome River/Elite (Desirable) Ability to interact with business experts. Ability to interact with external suppliers. Understanding of VAT and applicability to accounts payable transactions. Proficient in excel. If this sounds like something which matches your experience please contact Matthew Sommerville - - 0203 002 8055

Senior Management Accountant

London, England

My client, a Global Media Organisation based in West London are seeking a Finalist level (CIMA/ACCA)Senior Management Accountant to join them on a permanent basis. Main responsibilities Managing the accounts (statutory and management) by completing the following key tasks: Maintain and document control processes. Maintain the general ledgers (Statutory and management) Provide any technical accounting support for the European corporate finance team as well as other european entities to ensure compliance with IFRS and any new accounting policies implemented. Prepare monthly management accounts. Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all key accounts. Prepare monthly management reports of actual versus budgeted overhead costs by cost centre with explanations for all material variances. Working with the Licensing which includes all pan European licensing and inter company royalty recharges. Manage the Inter-company reconciliation process and management recharge process Assist with the preparation of annual budgets and monthly/quarterly forecasts Manage the Statutory audit Prepare weekly cash forecasts Requirements Ideally Finalist level ACA/ACCA/CIMA from a Top 20 Accounting firm. You will be an enthusiastic team player with the ability to work within an ever changing work environment. Experience of project management and statutory accounts production. Knowledge of SAP (Essential) Knowledge of IFRS (Desirable) If this sounds like something which matches your experience and requirements contact Matthew Sommerville - - 0203 002 8055

Senior Pension Analyst

West End, London

My client a global logistics company is looking to hire a proactive and energetic senior Pension's Analyst on a contract basis, based in their modern office in Paddington. There is a possibility of going long term/perm. A successful candidate should have good understanding of managing pension schemes and payroll. Competitive salary. Must be immediately available. Responsibilities include: ·Management of the pension scheme ·Successfully managing the backlog and brining up to date ·Successfully managing new joiners, leavers, retirees ·Calculating renewals ·Maintenance of database ·Leasing with pension providers ·Assist with projects ·Adhoc administrative duties Required: ·Must be hard-working, very organized and focused on completing tasks within a tight deadlines ·Demonstrates initiative and takes responsibility for key deliverables, seeing them through to completion ·Must have previous pension clerical experience ·Must have a good understanding of payroll ·Must be articulate, with excellent communications ·Strong attention to detail ·Has dealt with multiple providers

Finance Pricing Manager

West London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting a Finance Pricing Manager for a renowned IT company based in West London. The company brand is well-known, and enjoys a fantastic reputation, and offers a fantastic working environment along with some great benefits. The ideal candidate will be someone who believes in the company, can demonstrate why they want to work there, and can adapt in a flexible working environment. Some of the duties for the role are: Demonstrates strong commercial acumen in advising sales on best approach & assessing profitability of deals Creates processes and tools for pricing, training the sales team in best practices Supports the INTL sales teams in all angles of the bid management process Proactively works with the sales team to improve the pricing tools and drive efficiencies Establish a strong link with the US pricing team to ensure collaboration and consistency between geographies Works with Sales and Support leaders to continually review and assess customer profitability, and develops financial models to ensure they continue to scale and grow at a profitable level Work closely with key stakeholders and internal teams to structure custom pricing Responsible for managing a team of Finance Pricing Analysts Key Skills: MBA/CFA/Master's Degree highly desirable Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills Open and internal customer focused approach Self-starter that takes ownership of issues and drives then toward a conclusion. Ability to engage with leadership and influence discussions from a high level view. Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Finance Assistant

London, England

My client, a boutique retailer based in Chelsea is looking for a Finance assistant to join a progressive and driven finance team. They ideally are looking for someone who is determined and looking to learn. Main Responsibilities Processing around 500 purchase invoices per month with support. Maintain and reconciling monthly cash book entries. Processing all inter company invoices. You will be a main point of contact between the UK entity and overseas finance operation. Preparing and uploading all weekly supplier payment runs. Maintain company credit cards, reconcile and post statements on a monthly basis. Post and prepare payment runs for all staff expenses. Process all customer and VAT refunds. Reconcile and process all Interest Free Credit (IFC) sales. Prepare payroll submission for external payroll provider. Maintain fortnightly payroll pension submissions. Maintain prepayments and fixed assets schedules for month end management accounts. General admin office support. Desirables Ability to communicate and build relationships with internal staff and external clients. 1 - 2 years' worth of experience within a Finance function. A proactive mindset to take on additional tasks. Can do attitude with a hands on approach. If this role sounds appealing to you and matches your profile please do contact:- Matthew Sommerville - - 0203 002 8055

Legal Cashier

London, England

My client, a specialist legal firm is seeking a Legal Cashier to join their office based in the West End. The successful candidate will be working within a high performing team whilst being responsible for a wide range of duties as well as maintaining compliance with SAR (Solicitors Accounts Rules) Main Responsibilities: Inputting and timely payment of the Purchase Ledger Bank Reconciliations Raising invoices Handling internal accounts queries Reconciliation of the company credit cards Client to office transfers Credit Control Assisting with fee earner queries The Candidate: Looking for 1-2 years' finance experience within a similar position Demonstrates outstanding verbal and written communication skills Has the ability to prioritise their own workload effectively and work under pressure Highly numerate with a keen eye for detail

Assistant Accountant (Maternity cover)

London, England

My client, a well established not for profit organisation, is seeking an Assistant Accountant to join them on a 12 month maternity cover. You will be joining a well experienced team, assisting both the Deputy Finance Manager and the Group Financial Controller. Main Responsibilities You will be work on weekly bank reconciliations. Responsible for daily review and posting of income for all departments/entities. Preparation of accounting entries for all collections and distributions. Assisting the Deputy Financial Controller to ensure ledgers for all companies are up to date and accurate. Managing the petty cash and credit cards processes and monthly reconciliations. Working with and reviewing the prepayments and accrual accounts. Balance sheet reconciliations. Assisting the of preparation of tax and statutory company returns. Assisting in year-end accounts preparation and audit queries. Assisting the cash flow analysis and projections. Provide project accounting support and other business partner support for departments. Cover essential/urgent duties of absent colleagues. Carry out any additional project work. Essential Ideally Educated to degree level OR educated to A-Level/equivalent with a financial qualification, such as AAT. Actively studying towards a professionally recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent). Experience/Knowledge/Skills Experience of working in an accounts environment. Knowledge and understanding of the basic standard accounting processes and procedures. Proven experience with complex reconciliations and strong technical ability in accounting basics. Excellent written and oral communications skills and a positive service driven attitude to colleagues. Problem solving and solution focussed approach. Proactive attitude; questioning as appropriate and making suggestions for improvements. Desirable Criteria Experience of SUN accounting systems. Experience of accounts preparation and statutory/regulatory requirements. If this sounds like a position which fits your experience and would be of interest please contact Matt Sommerville - 0203 002 8055

Senior Sales Ledger Clerk

Tilbury, Essex

My client a very well established international logistics company with an annual turnover of an £800 million is looking to recruit a talented Senior Sales Ledger Clerk to work a temp to perm basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career. Their office is located at a trading estate in Essex, with good public transport connections and for those with their own vehicle, there is parking available. A successful candidate should have strong senior to managerial Sales Ledger experience and proficient with Sage and Excel. Must be immediately available or on 1 week notice period. A very good benefits package when this goes permanent. This role will include: ·Act as the main contact for the S/L department ·Coding and check invoices ·Reconciliation Bank statements ·Reconciliation of sales ledger control ·Reconciliation of credit cards & petty cash ·Manage and resolve any key invoice queries ·Oversee the timely collections ·A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail ·Excellent communication level - you will be communicating with a very wide range of people ·This role is full time 37.5 hours per week and will be Monday to Friday We are looking for a personable, confident character who can work efficiently alone but also as part of the team. You must be an excellent communicator and have at worked in a S/L Lead role. Required: ·Excellent knowledge and experience of sale ledger ·Must be hard-working, very organized and focused on completing tasks within a tight deadlines ·Demonstrates initiative and takes responsibility ·A good understanding of Sage software (desirable) ·Must have excellent Excel (Vlookup / pivot table) ·Must be articulate, with excellent communications ·Strong attention to detail ·Strong reconciliation experience (highly essential) ·Must have worked in fast paced environment

Accountant

Barking, Essex

Cedar are working on an exciting opportunity for a College based near Romford . They are looking for an Accountant to join them on an on going temporary basis with the view to potentially go permanent. ·Assist in the preparation of the company annual revenue and capital budgets. ·Assist in the preparation of sector budgets using a course file model approach from the bottom up. ·Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts for presentation to the senior leadership team and committees. ·Assist in the preparation of monthly cashflow reports ·On a monthly basis monitor the financial position of cost centres and provide support to budget managers. This will involve meeting with managers, providing financial advice and recommending to the Senior Accountant the remedial action be taken where appropriate. ·To monitor expenditure and salary costs against budgets, liaising with budget holders to review and account for variations. ·Undertake reconciliations as required. ·To review, collate and approve agency staff requests from a budgetary position based on the course file and permanent establishment ·Assist in the completion of the year-end financial accounts ·Provide advice on financial accounting matters arising from changes in government funding and accounting policies. ·To assist in the completion of grant claims and statistical returns accurately and submitted on a timely basis. ·Ensure bank accounts and all control accounts are subject to regular reconciliation and that unexplained items are investigated. ·To make payments via the BACs system as required. This is an excellent opportunity to continue your career and in order to do so you need to have the following skills: ·Part Qualified (CIMA / ACCA / ACA) ·Advanced Excel skills ·Strong communication skills ·Working within Public Sector/Education Sector is highly advantageous If you are looking for a new challenge and are wanting to be part of a fun, fast paced environment then this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic company who will offer career progression in the foreseeable future. If this sounds like a role that matches your profile, please apply now.

Sales Ledger Manager / Senior

Tilbury, Essex

My client a very well established international logistics company with an annual turnover of an £800 million is looking to recruit a talented Sales Ledger Manager/Supervisor to work a temp to perm basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career. Their office is located at a trading estate in Essex, with good public transport connections and for those with their own vehicle, there is parking available. A successful candidate should have strong senior to managerial Sales Ledger experience and proficient with Sage and Excel. Must be immediately available or on 1 week notice period. This role will include: ·Act as the main contact for the S/L department ·Coding and check invoices ·Reconciliation Bank statements ·Reconciliation of sales ledger control ·Reconciliation of credit cards & petty cash ·Manage and resolve any key invoice queries ·Oversee the timely collections ·A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail ·Excellent communication level - you will be communicating with a very wide range of people ·This role is full time 37.5 hours per week and will be Monday to Friday We are looking for a personable, confident character who can work efficiently alone but also as part of the team. You must be an excellent communicator and have at worked in a S/L Lead role. Required: ·Excellent knowledge and experience of sale ledger ·Must be hard-working, very organized and focused on completing tasks within a tight deadlines ·Demonstrates initiative and takes responsibility ·A good understanding of Sage software (desirable) ·Must have excellent Excel (Vlookup / pivot table) ·Must be articulate, with excellent communications ·Strong attention to detail ·Strong reconciliation experience (highly essential) ·Must have worked in fast paced environment

AP Accounts Assistant

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting an AP Accounts Assistant for a renowned recruitment company based in the City of London. The company is a household name within the recruitment industry and enjoys a great reputation across multiple sectors. This role will suit somebody from an AP background with previous experience of working within a recruitment accounts team, who is looking to take on a more varied role. Team-fit is a key factor for this company, so the ideal candidate will be able to handle a high-volume workload and be able to liaise with senior managers as well as consultants of the business. Study support is on offer. Some of the duties for the role are: Logging purchase invoices following approval process, keeping the purchase ledgers up to date Creating PO's Prepare supplier payment runs twice a month Preparing, processing & allocating ad-hoc payments Submitting HMRC VAT & PAYE payments Raising monthly recharge invoices to inter-company accounts Supervise the expenses processes Prepare & update cash flows Daily bank reconciliations Monthly credit card reconciliations Key Skills: Intermediate Excel skills Previous recruitment accounts experience is highly desirable Currently studying, or looking to study AAT/CIMA/ACCA Good organisational & prioritisation skills High attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Pensions Admin

West London, London

My client a global logistics company is looking to hire a proactive and energetic Pension's Administrator on a contract basis, based in their modern office in Paddington. There is a possibility of going long term/perm. A successful candidate should have good experience within the same field and have a professional approach. Competitive salary. Must be immediately available. Responsibilities include: ·Management of the pension scheme ·Successfully managing new joiners, leavers, retirees ·Calculating renewals ·Maintenance of database ·Leasing with pension providers ·Assist with projects ·Adhoc administrative duties Required: ·Must be hard-working, very organized and focused on completing tasks within a tight deadlines ·Demonstrates initiative and takes responsibility for key deliverables, seeing them through to completion ·Must have previous pension clerical experience ·Must be articulate, with excellent communications ·Strong attention to detail ·Has dealt with multiple providers

Timesheet Administrator

City of London, London

Cedar are working on an exciting opportunity for a large recruitment business based in The City. This is an exciting opportunity for somebody who wants to embark on a journey into the Payroll world. Ideally this role will suit somebody looking for their first role in Payroll or somebody who has under 2 years' experience and wants to develop their skills further. They are looking for a Timesheet to join their organisation initially on a 6-month FTC with the view to go permanent afterwards. Some of the key responsibilities are: ·Manage timesheet and email queries ·Approve timesheets when necessary ·Chase candidates for missing timesheets ·Deal with various timesheet/payroll queries ·Set up new candidates and companies onto the internal system ·Assist with other ad hoc finance related queries when needed This is an excellent opportunity to continue your career and in order to do so you need to have the following skills: ·Basic understanding of Microsoft Packages (World, Excel & Outlook) ·Strong communication skills ·Knowledge of Merit Payroll System is highly advantageous If you are looking for a new challenge and are wanting to be part of a fun, fast paced environment then this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic company who will offer career progression in the foreseeable future. If this sounds like a role that matches your profile, please apply now.

Sales Ledger Clerk

West End, London

My client a very well established restaurant chain is looking for an experienced Sales Ledger Clerk to join the Sales Ledger team on a temp to perm basis. They currently have over 100 restaurants across the UK. The office is in an attractive location and the team is diverse, fun, outgoing and above all hard working. A successful candidate should have 2-3 years multi-site and with strong Bank reconciliation experience. Must be immediately available or on 1 week notice period. This role will include: ·Coding and check invoices ·Answering queries by phone and email ·Data entry ·Reconciliation Bank statements ·Reconciliation of credit cards (AMEX), gift vouchers, cash. Deliveroo, ·A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail ·Excellent communication level - you will be communicating with a very wide range of people ·This role is full time 37.5 hours per week and will be Monday to Friday We are looking for a fun, confident character who can work efficiently alone but also as part of the team. You must be an excellent communicator, driven and personable. You should have 2-3 years relevant experience. Required: ·Good knowledge and experience of sale ledger ·Must be hard-working, very organized and focused on completing tasks within a tight deadlines ·Demonstrates initiative and takes responsibility ·A good understanding of Sage software (desirable) ·Multi-site experience (highly essential) ·Must be articulate, with excellent communications ·Strong attention to detail ·Strong reconciliation experience (highly essential) ·Must have worked in fast paced environment

Sales Ledger Clerk

West End, London

My client a very well established restaurant chain is looking for an experienced Sales Ledger Clerk to join the Sales Ledger team on a temp to perm basis. A successful candidate should have 2-3 years multi-site experience with of a hospitality background and have a very good understanding of end to end S/L processes. Must be immediately available or on 1 week notice period. This role will include: ·Coding and check invoices ·Chasing outstanding debt ·Setting up new supplier accounts ·Answering queries by phone and email ·Maintaining great relationships with the suppliers ·Data entry ·Preparing and running BACS payments ·Reconciling supplier statements ·Reconciliation Bank statements ·A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail ·Excellent customer service skills-you will be communicating with a very wide range of people ·This role is full time 37.5 hours per week and will be Monday to Friday ·100 sites across UK We are looking for a fun, confident character who can work efficiently alone but also as part of the team. You must be an excellent communicator, driven and personable. You should have 2-3 years relevant experience. Required: ·Good knowledge and experience of S/L processes ·Must be hard-working, very organized and focused on completing tasks within a tight deadlines ·Demonstrates initiative and takes responsibility ·A good understanding of Sage 200 ·Groupit system is desirable ·Multi-site experience ·Hospitality experience ·Must be articulate, with excellent communications ·Strong attention to detail ·Strong reconciliation experience ·Must have worked in fast paced environment

Accounts Payable

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting an Accounts Payable Specialist for a renowned insurance company based in the City of London. The company is a household name within the insurance industry, and is committed to offering the best possible service to its clients. This role will suit an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist, ideally from the Insurance industry, or another Professional Service company, who is looking to more involved with month-end, and possible begin undertaking their Accounting qualification. Some of the duties for the role are: Review all Purchase invoices for coding and approval prior to payment Establish and maintain effect controls over payments to suppliers Process expenses; both personal and credit card expenses Review company PO system Bank reconciliation Manage all expense queries Manage all payment/invoice issues Assist in month-end closing Key Skills: Previous AP experience is essential Good organisational & prioritisation skills High attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

WIP & Billing Project Accountant

London, England

Cedar is currently working alongside an recognisable and reputable Communications company that is currently recruiting Project Accountant for their team in Central London. The company brand is well-known, enjoys a fantastic reputation, and offers a fantastic working environment along with achievable progression. Experience with leading WIP meetings with Account Managers and experience with managing a high volume of projects is essential, as is previous revenue recognition. Any previous experience within media or advertising industries would be beneficial as well. Some of the duties for the role are: Responsible for two of the EMEA entities Maintain a strong relationship with the Account team Regularly meet with the Account team to discuss WIP Maintaining WIP and deferred balances Assist with month-end reporting Identifying and responding to overspends and similar issues Support Account teams with any requirements Ensure jobs are billed punctually; chasing any outstanding PO's Support the Manager with the month-end reports Work closely with the Project Accounting team, taking full ownership of own projects Key Skills: Experience maintaining and monitoring WIP Previous Revenue Recognition experience is essential Excellent Excel skills are essential Experience working within an Advertising agency is highly desirable This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Credit Controller

East London, London

Cedar are working on an exciting opportunity for a large property developer with an enormous presence within the UK. They are looking for a Credit Controller who is seeking a permanent role. Some of the key responsibilities are: Application of cash following receipt of the daily bank reconciliation during busy periods. Assist with the preparation of tenant completion statements for our Legal Team when required. Write off Bad Debts as and when required. Preparation of the quarterly debtor's report to the Financial Controller. Prepare and issue 5 Day Notices when required. Send monthly arrears statements to our tenants/customers. This is an excellent opportunity to continue your career and to do so you need to have the following skills: Property experience is highly desired Strong Excel skills Strong communication skills The ability to work under pressure If you are looking for a new challenge and are wanting to be part of a fun, fast paced environment then this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic company who will offer career progression in the foreseeable future. If this sounds like a role that matches your profile, please apply now.

Italian speaking Credit Controller

West London, London

Cedar are currently assisting a Global Retail company with the recruitment of a Italian speaking Credit Controller on a 9 month fixed term contract. This role is working in one of their main offices in West London and includes the following duties. ·Reconcile customer accounts to ensure accuracy ·Contact customers regarding overdue accounts and non-payment ·Setting up new accounts ·Carry out credit checks ·Credit collection and reconcile customer statements/billings ·Update bad debt reports Key Requirements: ·Fluent Italian speaker ·SAP/AX Dynamics experience - Desirable ·Immediately available or 1 weeks notice

Senior Payroll Administrator

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting a Senior Payroll Administrator for a renowned recruitment company based in the City of London. The company is a household name within the recruitment industry and enjoys a great reputation across multiple sectors. This role will suit an experienced recruitment payroller who is looking to take their first step into a senior role, overseeing (but not directly managing) 2 junior payrollers. Alternatively, it will also suit somebody who has already stepped into a senior role and supervised but is simply looking to move companies. Some of the duties for the role are: Processing contractor timesheets Liaising with HMRC Submitting RTI to HMRC Uploading pension files and maintaining records Processing holiday pay, SSP, SMP & SPP Making necessary deductions for overpayments Ensure payment schedules are sent to Umbrella agencies Issuing P45's to leavers Providing references Dealing with internal and external payroll queries Monitor payroll email and respond/process emails accordingly Assisting other areas of the finance team Key Skills: Intermediate Excel skills Previous recruitment payroll experience is essential Good organisational & prioritisation skills High attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Accounts Assistant - 3 Month Contract.

Croydon, Surrey

My client have been named one of the UK's Leading Consultancy in their field. They are now looking for an Accounts Assistant to join the finance team and support a growing and highly ambitious business. They will work closely with the Finance Manager. Responsibility will include: Processing account payments and receipts ·Assist with the AP/ AR function ·Processing expenses ·Raising and processing debtors' invoices, ensuring journals are posted to NAV ·Regional office bank reconciliations/petty cash reconciliations ·Post daily bank account transfers ·Direct credit banking back up ·Assist with balance sheet reconciliations Month end duties - Bank reconciliations etc .

Financial Manager

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting a Part-Qualified Finance Manager for a up and coming creative arts School based in the City of London. This role is a sole position that will oversee the whole Finance function. The company has experienced a strong level of growth over the last year and is predicted to do so in the current and following year. This opportunity is perfect for someone who has an interest in the creative arts and would look to grow there career alongside the company. Some of the duties for the role are: Preparation of monthly management accounts. Responsible for overseeing the production of the month end reporting. Creating forecasts and budgets to enable strategic decision making. Producing monthly P&L and balance sheet reports. Bank reconciliations. Managing tax returns, annual reporting, VAT returns. Monitoring cash flow, managing aged debtors. Processing invoices. Continuous process improvement and streamlining of finance function. Variance analysis. Required Experience: Previous Senior Accountant/Finance Manager experience highly desirable Experience of Xero would be desirable Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA studier. A passionate and confident individual who would not be scared to introduce change. Able to identify opportunities to continually add value through process improvement. If you are looking for a new challenge and are wanting to be part of a charismatic, passionate environment then this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic company who will offer career progression in the foreseeable future. If this sounds like a role that matches your profile, please apply now and send your CV over

Accounts Assistant

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting a Finance Assistant for a bespoke charity the City of London for their in-house finance team. The company brand is well-known and offers a fantastic working environment along with some great benefits. The team is very close-knit, and they are looking for someone who will fit in with the lively environment. The role is short term for 4 weeks with potential to extend. Some of the duties for the role are: ·Processing account payments and receipts ·Assist with the AP function ·Processing expenses ·Raising and processing debtors' invoices, ensuring journals are posted to NAV ·Regional office bank reconciliations/petty cash reconciliations ·Post daily bank account transfers ·Direct credit banking back up ·Assist with balance sheet reconciliations Key Skill: ·Previous reconciliation experience is essential ·Someone who is actively looking for a career in financial accounting ·Good organisational & prioritisation skills ·High attention to detail ·Strong verbal and written communication skills This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Financial Planning & Analysis assistant

City of London, London

My Client is an International Law firm based in Central London. They are looking for a Early starting Part-Qualified CIMA/ACCA Financial, Planning and Analysis assistant to join there FP&A team, working alongside the FP&A manager. The main responsibilities consist of: Assist with the preparation of Hyperion (PBCS) for use in the budgeting and forecasting process. Assist with the review of fee income, headcount, expenditure and capex budgets submitted by Country Finance Managers. Produce Office and Practice Group reports for review meetings. Prepare monthly budget forecasting reports (Rolling Forecast). Assist the FP&A team with ad hoc budget and forecast tasks. Prepare fee earner budgets. Produce monthly WIP and lock up analysis and graphs. Assist with the preparation of reports for use in monthly country business reviews. Prepare the weekly group exposure and debt summary reports. Prepare cash collection target reports. Prepare outstanding debt reports. Provide support and assistance to the wider Group Accounting team. Provide support and assistance to non-UK finance and non-finance personnel as required. Provide support on ad hoc projects. Other ad hoc tasks that may vary in both nature and duration The main requirements of this role are: Excellent MS Excel skills and knowledge of other MS applications. Must quickly demonstrate an aptitude for using Excel for effective analysis and reporting. Experience within the professional services industry, ideally legal, is desirable. Enthusiastic and proactive attitude towards work. Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload. Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy is essential. Ability to deal with confidential matters. Ability to work as a team member and proven ability to work on own initiative. If this role would be of interest and you fit the Criteria, please do forward your CV onto or Call 0203 002 8055

Management Accounts Assistant

City of London, London

My Client is an International Law firm based in Central London. They are looking for a Early starting Part-Qualified CIMA/ACCA Management accounts assistant to join there Management Accountant team working alongside the Financial controller. The main responsibilities will consist of: Assisting in the production of the global month end finance pack. Assist in producing the 'Weekly Stats' pack for circulation to the Global Executive Committee. Assist in Balance sheet reconciliations for UK LLP and the UK Service company. Produce and post monthly catering recharges and associated invoicing. Assist with UK & global marketing reporting and analysis. Post journals and assist with opening and linking general ledger codes on Aderant Expert. Provide ad hoc general financial support and assistance to all finance and non-finance personnel as required. Responsible for all aspects of UK interoffice reconciliations and interoffice invoicing. Assisting on the preparation of the annual expense budget and the half year reforecast. Other ad-hoc tasks for the Financial Controller. The main requirements: Around 2 - 3 years worth of experience working in a Management Accounts environment. Be starting or actively studying ACCA/CIMA. Must have a willingness to develop and learn with the team. Must be enthusiastic and pro-active. Excellent knowledge of Excel. Excellent organisational skills. Attention to detail and high level of accuracy in work produced. If this role does seem of interest this please forward your CV on to or call 0203 002 8055

Accounts Assistant - Immediate Start.

Croydon, Surrey

Part Qualified Accounts Assistant - Professional Services. My client have been named one of the UK's Leading Consultancy in their field. They are now looking for an Accounts Assistant to join the finance team and support a growing and highly ambitious business. They will work closely with the Finance Manager to support key financial processes for the business. If you are organised and diligent and keen to meet the demands of a hyper growth environment, I'd like to speak with you. You will be numerical with high attention to detail, part-qualified in an accounting qualification (CIMA, AAT, ACCA) and willing to rise to the challenges of helping to grow one of the UK's most successful start-ups. Responsibility will include: ·Taking ownership of the business accounting with support from the FM. You'll use external and internal support to ensure timely, accurate, robust accounts. ·Managing day-to-day cash flow through preparing, sending and chasing customer invoices and paying supplier invoices. ·Supporting the business' monthly reporting providing value-add analysis on financials and KPIs as part of our management and investor reporting. ·Providing support with forecasting, budgeting and predicting future financial trends and minimise costs where possible. Requirements ·Part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, ICAS) ·Strong Transactional experience (Accounts Payable, Accounts Recievable) ·Assisted with Month end duties - Bank reciliations, posting journals and Pre payments. ·Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Powerpoint, Word). ·Excellent verbal and written communication skills ·Effective time management abilities

Accounts Payable Manager

West Sussex, England

My client a global professional services provider is looking to hire an exceptional Accounts Payable Manager for a 9 month contract basis, based in their West Sussex office. A successful candidate should have strong working experience of carrying out end to end AP processes, strong management experience and excellent written and verbal communication. Must be immediately available or at least 1 week notice. What you will do: ·Successfully manage staff, including functions such as recruitment, provide training and professional development, carry out appraisals and regular one to one as well as team meetings, management of attendance and general performance ·Successfully manage statutory and internal MI returns and reports are produced in line with time line from financial and income management systems, and reported to management and externally where necessary ·Successfully maintain the relationship and point of contact with client teams ·Attend monthly client performance meetings and service improvement groups held at client sites ·Ensuring all contractual obligations are achieved and reported to our clients as part of monthly reporting ·Develop effective working relationships with Capita's programme and shared service teams together with local authority teams, ·Successfully manage and monitor Accounts Payable work flow from invoice processing to payments made to supplier's; handling supplier and client enquiries within agreed Service Level Agreements ·Ensure full attention to detail of transactional processes and their efficiency and effectiveness given ·To ensure that appropriate controls are in place safeguarding the integrity and completeness of transactional processing ·Attend and represent Accounts Payable Shared Service at key transition meetings to report on progress and understand and plan requirements. ·Adhoc duties as and when ·Your experience and skills: ·At least 4 years' experience of managing an Accounts Payable service ·Should have experience and knowledge of Accounts Payable systems, preferably Pay360, Integra and Agresso and Excel ·Experience of a shared service financial environment and adaptable to change ·Should be capable of turning complex information into relevant, simple guidance and procedures/processes ·Excellent written and verbal communication skills ·Excellent problem solving, project management and communication skills, with the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders at all levels and build good relationships. ·A good understanding of the public sector and political environment is desired ·Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Service Charge Accountant

North West London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting a Service Charge Accountant for a well-known Housing Association in North West London. The organisation enjoys a wonderful reputation and offers a fantastic working environment along with some great benefits. The ideal candidate will boast recent experience as a Rent & Service Charge Accountant from the Housing sector and will actively wish to continue in the industry. Some of the duties for the role are: Provide detailed financial information and reporting for rent and service charge Responsible for all rent and service charge calculations Support the rent and service charge setting process Monitor the input of all service charge invoices into the system, checking codes and making amendments where necessary for the purposes of accurate budget reporting. Analyse data to ensure that correct costs are reflected against properties to enable accurate recharges to be calculated. Liaise with service departments and other stakeholders regarding any rents and service charge queries. Keep an accurate record of all relevant procedures and processes in relation to rent and service charge accounting Organise the schedule for the preparation of the rent and service charge statements Key Skills: Social housing rent and service charge experience is essential Proven experience of processing high volume financial transactions Proven experience of reconciling accounts and preparing financial statements Strong knowledge of rent regulation, service charges and tenancy legislation is essential Good relationship builder Intermediate Excel skills Good organisational & prioritisation skills High attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Finance Analyst

London, England

My Client is looking for a Part Qualified Finance Analyst to join there Central London based Office. This is a forward thinking, fast paced business area operating within a flexible working environment with scope for personal & career development. What you will do: You will support the commercial finance forecast activities for each quarter ('Charging Statement' / 'Indicative Budget'), the annual business and long term plan. Continue to drive improvement in financial processes, business analysis and reporting. Review Contract Amendments and ensure Finance Models and Finance Schedules are updated correctly by Service Provider teams. Update finance system with the months actuals Update financial forecasting system with the most up to date information for contractual information (e.g. indexation, new charges and payment milestone certificates). Raise PO's and goods reciting for all recurring spend and financing Review PO's raised by the business. Ensure correct vendor, WBS and General Ledger Account Substantiation of financial information in the financial system - e.g. Dates (milestone achieved, invoice start, invoice end, finance charges, operating charges, asset/liability long-term and short-term). Preparation of monthly journals for project accruals, milestone recognition and finance charges Reconcile the monthly components of SAP actuals and BPC. Build relationships with the external suppliers, attend monthly meetings and ensure our payables are aligned to their receivables Team participation: You will work closely with the FP&A Manager to develop and deliver high quality reporting for the commercial finance function. They will provide financial support to the Finance Business Partners, develop value-add insight to action, and work together with the Finance Transformation Manager and members of the wider business to drive change and efficiencies in the way we operate. This role will also work closely with the Financial Reporting team to ensure accuracy of recording of the large service provider contracts. Essential: Experience of working in a commercial finance role Desire to work towards a professional finance qualification or CIMA/ACA/ACCA part-qualified or equivalent Track record of implementing change to improve financial processes Confident dealing with non-financial stakeholders Demonstrates initiative and takes responsibility for issues, seeing them through to completion Excellent Excel and communication skills Effective communicator - both written and spoken Takes ownership of financial processes, leading the commercial finance team approach and financial requirements Analytical approach to problem solving An eye for detail, ability to review/quality assure documentation and provide constructive feedback Design, build and manage financial model reports / models If you would be interested in this amazing opportunity contact Matthew Sommerville at

Finance Analyst

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting for a Commercial Finance Analyst for a telecommunications company based in the City of London. The company has a global footprint, and this particular division of the company is entering an exciting period of growth, so this role will continuously grow and develop in line with this. The role will be ideal for someone with commercial finance analyst experience, or someone coming from a junior Business Partnering role, who is looking to work in an extremely supportive environment in a role that offers clear progression. Some of the duties for the role are: Responsible for the production of the month end contract accounts, variance analysis and commentary. Liaise with the contract managers to update the contract P&L and Balance Sheet forecasts Review growth projections and challenging assumptions. Ensure contract accounts are accurate, complete and are aligned to company accounting policies. Responsible for calculating customer invoice amounts and supporting documentation for use by the billing team to raise invoices and resolve customer queries. Identify and lead improvements to financial processes, reports and management information through standardisation, automation and big data techniques Support the pricing of new business opportunities and contract changes controls, working with key decision makers to shape the commercial and financial strategy. Candidate Requirements: Currently studying ACCA/ACA/CIMA Excellent Excel capabilities Strong data manipulation experience Previous month-end reporting and budget processing This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company with a global presence, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Accounts Assistant

Windsor, Berkshire

Cedar are currently assisting a well established membership organisation based in Windsor with the recruitment of an Accounts Assistant on a temporary basis until the end of November. However this role could go permanent for the right candidate. This role will be reporting into the finance manager and will include the following duties: ·Matching, batching & coding of purchase invoices ·Raising sales invoices ·Managing petty cash transactions ·Bank reconciliation ·Credit control and chasing debt ·Some office/admin support when required To be suitable for this role you must be immediately available and be able to easily commute to Windsor by train ideally.

EMEA Accounts Payable Supervisor

City of London, London

Cedar are currently assisting a Global Management Consultancy with the recruitment of an interim Accounts Payable Supervisor. This role will require someone who is immediately available to carry out an initial 2-3 month contract whilst our client looks to recruit the role permanently. However, depending on performance this role could be a temporary to permanent opportunity. Key Responsibilities: ·Daily management of the AP team which consists of 7 people ·Ensure timely processing of invoices across the EMEA region ·Ensure timely processing of travel and expense claims ·Reviewing and authorising multi currency payment runs ·Manage corporate credit cards process Experience required: ·Experience of supervising/managing a team of 5 AP Assistants ·Come from a professional services/shared service environment ·Experience in using Elite & Chrome River ·Worked in an EMEA finance organisation

Billings Accounts Assistant

City of London, London

Cedar is currently recruiting a Billings Finance Assistant for a consultancy business based in the City of London. The company brand is well-known within its industry and is looking for someone at the early stages of their career, with confidence and a progressive attitude, to oversee the WIP and Billing process. Some of the duties for the role are: Manage all of the outward billing, ensuring that invoices are correctly produced and sent out on time. Continuously liaise with the company's case handlers. Ensuring that all active projects are correctly recorded and ready to be billed. Credit control - regularly engage with clients to chase up outstanding payments Dealing with, and resolving, any queries based around client invoices. Assisting with reconciling bank accounts Key Skill: 1-2 years' experience as an Accounts/Finance Assistant, within an SME Understanding WIP/Debt differentiation Good organisational & prioritisation skills High attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills Proactive and enthusiastic approach, with a problem-solving mind-set This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.

Accounts Payable Manager

City of London, London

Cedar are currently assisting a FTSE 250 consumer organisation with the recruitment of an Accounts Payable supervisor on a 9 month fixed term contract. This role will be based in West London and requires someone to start immediately. However our client would consider candidates on 1 weeks notice. The duties of the role include: ·Unallocated cash maintenance ·Producing invoice reports ·Reviewing debt balances ·looking after utilities ·Direct debit allocation ·Assisting the AP Manager with suppo

Management Accountant

City of London, London

A highly motivated, resilient and hard-working Management Accountant is required for growing multi-site leisure business with a strong brand name and an impressive track record of growth and financial achievement. Having undergone a significant period of change, the group is looking to expand within head office by appointing a trustworthy, high-calibre, Management Accountant. This role will report directly to the Finance Manager, this role is key for supporting accounting, compliance and reporting requirements for the company. As a Management Accountant you will be expected to work closely with all functions of the business. Key Responsibilities will include: ·Balance sheet reconciliations ·Help assist with month and year end ·Review P&L's ·Work with both external and internal auditors, managing the year end audit process. ·Prepare year end accounts (For both consolidation and statutory accounts) ·Work closely with financial transformation in order to ensure top results from processes and financial control. ·Prepare Government returns to deadlines. ·Prepare VAT,PAYE returns. Key Requirements: ·Accounting experience within Hospitality, Retail, Leisure etc are highly desired with Multi-site experience. ·Actively studying or fully qualified. ·Outgoing, positive and resilient personality with a "can-do" attitude. ·Proficient using Excel (V Look Up, Pivot Tables) ·3+ years Accounting experience