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Senior Finance

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Head of Finance

London, England

A Head of Finance is sought by a leading, independent project and cost management consultancy who provide services across the full spectrum of the construction and property industry. They were established eight years ago by a small group of industry leaders who wanted to build a business that was both more consultative and more customer centric; this approach has proved to be very successful and they have consistently been able to secure new business across their operating sector groups - revenues approached £13m in FY18 and targeted revenues are £20m by FY22. This hire will be their first dedicated number one finance role and the successful candidate will play a key role in enabling the firm to achieve their objectives. The Head of Finance will report to the Directors of the business and will sit on the Board. Their overall aim will be to provide the strategic and financial guidance the business needs and to enable its continued growth. Specific duties will include: ·Provide monthly management accounts, analysis and commentary to enable faster, more accurate decision making. ·Produce the annual financial accounts and all statutory returns on a timely basis; proactively manage the relationship with the auditors, HMRC etc. ·Devise KPIs and other analytical tools to support new bids & tenders and provide a greater understanding of client profitability. ·Prepare budgets & rolling forecasts for both costs and revenues; develop and maintain longer term financial plans. ·Formulate, implement and manage a range of controls and processes to enable the business to operate with greater efficiency. ·Ensure monies are received from clients on a timely basis; oversee the correct production of invoices and the chasing of aged debts. ·Manage and motivate both staff and Directors financially. ·Contribute more widely to company operations as the company grows; support financial & non-financial ad hoc projects. The ideal candidate for the post of Head of Finance will be a qualified accountant who has gained rounded experience of working in the property or construction sectors, although applications are also invited from individuals with experience of wider contract, service delivery or WIP based industries. All applicants are expected to have a hands-on 'can do' approach and will be able to demonstrate several ways in which they have improved both management information and company profitability throughout their career. It is a given that applicants will possess excellent communication skills, having both the gravitas to effect change and the awareness to interact appropriately with all key stakeholders. Finally, it is envisaged that the Head of Finance may have the opportunity to benefit from various financial incentives as the company continues to grow.

Corporate Tax Manager (Leeds)

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Cedar Recruitment are recruiting for a Corporate Tax Manager to join a Top 10 Accountancy firm in the Leeds region. As Corporate Tax Manager, you will form part of the Senior Management Team in a high growth office with a genuine route to Partnership. The portfolio is diverse, acting as the key point of contact with the firm you will manage the complex tax affairs of large corporate clients and multinational organisations. You will be a skilled tax practitioner and dedicated to the development of the tax team, ultimately responsibility for future success of the tax department and therefore Partnership for the right candidate. To succeed in this role you will have several years experience at managerial level within previous high profile tax roles, in addition, you will have a keen eye for business, networking and hunger to win new business, growing the current client base to an enviable position. You will currently either be working with a firm of chartered accountants and be CTA Qualified. Potential relocation is on offer of the ideal candidate. To discuss in more detail contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 0203 837 9014 | | 07990 886464

Corporate Tax Manager (Aberdeen)

Aberdeen, Scotland

Cedar Recruitment are recruiting for a Corporate Tax Manager to join a Top 10 Accountancy firm in the Aberdeen region. As Corporate Tax Manager, you will form part of the Senior Management Team in a high growth office with a genuine route to Partnership. The portfolio is diverse, acting as the key point of contact with the firm you will manage the complex tax affairs of large corporate clients and multinational organisations. You will be a skilled tax practitioner and dedicated to the development of the tax team, ultimately responsibility for future success of the tax department and therefore Partnership for the right candidate. To succeed in this role you will have several years experience at managerial level within previous high profile tax roles, in addition, you will have a keen eye for business, networking and hunger to win new business, growing the current client base to an enviable position. You will currently either be working with a firm of chartered accountants and be CTA Qualified. Potential relocation is on offer of the ideal candidate. To discuss in more detail contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 0203 837 9014 | | 07990 886464

Group FP&A Manager (FTSE 100 Media)

London, England

A global FTSE 100 Media brand has a high-profile Group FP&A Manager role based in their HQ in central London. A forward-thinking, modern organisation which strives to be ahead of their competitors holding an enviable position in the market and continued growth globally with 150 offices in close to 50 countries. They have a strong commitment to Corporate Responsibility in a nurturing, meritocratic environment. This high profile and visible role will advise the senior leadership team, on value delivery, and guiding the group on financial objectives. The position will also provide succession planning for the Director of FP&A, and will business partner to C-level with significant opportunities for career progression and personal development. The meaty FP&A role has exposure to both internal and external stakeholders including supporting the analysis and presenting of information to the market and investors, and will also manage 1 direct report. This is a unique opportunity to accelerate your career in one of the most successful companies in the UK, while being surrounded by a hugely impressive, high calibre, renowned finance team. What skills you will need to be successful in the Group FP&A Manager role: Qualified accountant with significant PQE FP&A or Group Finance experience in a large, complex structure ideally FTSE 100/250 Attention to detail as well as the ability to connect the dots and identify business trends and opportunities Excellent stakeholder management with the gravitas to win the respect and confidence of colleagues and senior stakeholders up to C-level

Corporate Tax Manager (Aberdeen)

Aberdeen, Scotland

Cedar Recruitment are recruiting for a Corporate Tax Manager to join a Top 10 Accountancy firm in the Aberdeen region. As Corporate Tax Manager, you will form part of the Senior Management Team in a high growth office with a genuine route to Partnership. The portfolio is diverse, acting as the key point of contact with the firm you will manage the complex tax affairs of large corporate clients and multinational organisations. You will be a skilled tax practitioner and dedicated to the development of the tax team, ultimately responsibility for future success of the tax department and therefore Partnership for the right candidate. To succeed in this role you will have several years experience at managerial level within previous high profile tax roles, in addition, you will have a keen eye for business, networking and hunger to win new business, growing the current client base to an enviable position. You will currently either be working with a firm of chartered accountants and be CTA Qualified. Potential relocation is on offer of the ideal candidate. To discuss in more detail contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 0203 837 9014 | | 07990 886464

Head of Corporate Accounting

London, England

Head of Corporate Accounting Circa £90,000 + Excellent Benefits FTSE100 Technology market leader Leading FTSE 100 business, market leader in several international territories, boasting a wide portfolio of popular and innovative products to both the B2C and B2B markets. Seeking an exceptional senior finance professional to work closely with Senior Leadership Team, divisional FDs and commercial leaders. Leading a team, you will identify and drive accounting efficiencies, advise on commercial deal structure, co-ordinate the quarterly and annual reporting, provide insightful analysis/insight to various senior stakeholders and lead pan-group policy improvement projects. You will be a Senior Manager within the Big 4 or currently working within a large and complex organisation in a finance leadership capacity with a technical accounting advisory bias to your role. This is a role that demands contastant senior stakehholder interaction, both a technical accounting and commercial mindset and first class leadership skills.

Finance Manager - FinTech

Greater London, England

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

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A market leading Technology subsidiary of a UK FTSE listed giant is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their commercial projects division, based in London. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Finance Director in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation, submission and commentary on New Business Cases and Deals ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Key User for the KPIs dashboard ·Responsible for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of Group sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. ·Provide financial information to departmental management and business unit leaders Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Interim Senior Financial & Accounting Manager

London, England

A FTSE 100 sector leader is looking for a Senior Financial & Accounting manager to join their team during a period of change and transition, based in London, £450-£500 per day. Key responsibilities will include: *Deliver and manage internal and external reporting and communications for actuals (monthly, quarterly and annual), including financial KPIs *Deliver Revenue and cost allocations *HR and Finance business partnering *Provide technical accounting guidance for the business *Act as the key contact with senior stakeholders on matters relating to the financial reporting *Ensure appropriate controls are in place that meet audit standard *Act as a key contact for external and internal auditors Key candidate requirements: *Qualified Accountant (ideally ACA with practice experience) *Strong track record in Financial Reporting - both internal and external *Experience with financial consolidation would be highly advantageous *Significant IFRS experience *Team management is essential *Excellent communication skills *Advanced Excel *Experience of working in large complex organisations is essential *Stakeholder engagement experience *Ability to hit the ground running in a fast-paced/changing working environment *Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team *Ability to prioritise and hit tight deadlines

Financial Controller

London, England

Our client is an entrepreneurial, international, luxury leisure group with a unique customer offering and strong position in the market. The business has achieved great success to date and has exciting growth plans. To support and facilitate this growth, the business is now looking to recruit a high calibre, commercially-oriented Financial Controller to take full accountability for running all aspects of the finance function. With significant exposure to senior management, key responsibilities will include: Acting as a strong business partner to the CEO and broader management team, supporting commercial and operational decision-making across the organisation Taking ownership of the production of high-quality financial accounts and reports for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes Ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain tight control, drive continuous improvement, best practice and efficiencies Managing budgeting, forecasting and planning process, delivering improved management information and developing new reports and models as appropriate Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities - including new site acquisitions, competitor and market analysis, marketing initiatives and supply chain / procurement processes The successful candidate will be a 'hands on' qualified accountant with proven experience of operating in a fast paced, multi-site, consumer focussed environment. You will be comfortable dealing with the complexity of multiple revenue streams. Prior experience of working within a growing SME would be highly desirable. A confident and pro-active self-starter, you will be comfortable contributing to high-level strategic decision making whilst being able to 'roll up your sleeves' and get into the detail. With exceptional communication skills, you will have the credibility and gravitas to work effectively with both finance and non-finance teams. You will have a commercial mind set, and the emotional intelligence to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner. The successful candidate will demonstrate visible drive and enthusiasm and will thrive in a change oriented and dynamic environment.

Senior FP&A Manager (FTSE 250)

London, England

A global FTSE 250 brand has created a high-profile Senior FP&A Manager role based in their HQ in central London. This newly created role will report into the Divisional FD who reports to the European CFO for £2.5Bn turnover region, and will business partner the Senior Leadership Team both finance and non-finance with significant opportunities for career progression and personal development. This market leader has experienced consistent and positive change over the last few years and continues to invest significant funds into external growth and internal improvements. A forward-thinking organisation which strives to be ahead of their competitors holding an enviable position in the market. Responsibility: As the senior FP&A Manager you will have first line responsibility for delivering the divisional forecasts and budgets, with insightful information and analysis, to support the strategy of Senior Management. You will need to speak to stakeholders across the business up to C-level to fully understand the inputs and be able to explain and create reports to senior management and Senior Finance leaders. These reports reach to Group CFO level, helping control and drive performance of a region covering 30 countries. The Finance team is a valued, high calibre unit that plays a pivotal role in guiding regional performance, driving insight and understanding of the business profitability. The team is multi-cultural and gender-balanced, with a nurturing and rewarding culture, very strong retention rates and evident career progression across the board. What you will need for success in the Senior FP&A Manager role: ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with PQE FP&A or similar experience in a large, complex structure Attention to detail as well as the ability to connect the dots and identify business trends and opportunities Excellent stakeholder management with the gravitas to win the respect and confidence of colleagues and senior stakeholders up to C-level

Group Financial Reporting Manager

London, England

Branded International Consumer Business Group Financial Reporting Manager c.£80,000 + Bonus + Benefits Central London Our client is a well-known consumer business with a strong brand and an impressive track record of growth and financial achievement. With exciting and ambitious international growth plans the group is looking strengthen its reporting capability by appointing a high-calibre, technically strong, Group Finance Manager. This is a key appointment with broad exposure to senior management and the CFO. Key responsibilities will include: Taking ownership of the production of high-quality financial accounts and reports for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes Delivering the Group consolidation process - under IFRS Supporting on the delivery of the Group's budgeting, forecasting and planning processes Managing the audit process and interface with the Auditors Preparing content for internal / external presentations and technical accounting papers The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with a strong technical background in group financial reporting, ideally within a listed environment. Previous experience of running group and multi-currency consolidation processes will be highly advantageous. You will be comfortable 'rolling up your sleeves' and immersing yourself in the detail. This role requires flexible thinking and a dynamic, innovative approach as new business challenges arise, as well as constantly looking for ways to move existing processes forward. As a confident self-starter, you will have exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and build strong relationships. You will have the credibility and gravitas to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner. With clear enthusiasm and drive you will thrive in a change environment.

Interim Internal Controls Manager - Billing

London, England

A FTSE 100 sector leader is looking for an Internal Controls specialist to assist the join during a time of change and transition, based in London, £450-£650 per day depending on experience. Key area of delivery: - Wholly responsible for incident resolution for current / new billing incidents - This will involve working with multiple senior stakeholders across the organisation to drive decision-making at pace Additional areas of responsibility: - Develop a risk-based plan for processing mapping and RACM building for all 52 billing systems - Develop a suite of automated KRIs from trusted source data and set clear thresholds for tolerance - Develop KPIs to measure the effectiveness and coverage of control environment - Define OLA/SLA to measure the quality and performance of controls operated outside the business unit - Document all existing first-line controls in sufficient detail to identify process risk points, and implement additional controls to mitigate these Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Revenue / Billing assurance experience (or comparable) - Strong internal controls knowledge - Significant stakeholder management experience - Self-starter with ability to work at pace in a busy work environment - Excellent communication skills

Group FP&A Manager

London, England

A Group FP&A Manager is required for a market-leading FTSE 50 client based in Central London. Reporting directly to the Group Financial Planning & Analysis Director, this will be a highly visible role, with extensive exposure to senior management. Key responsibilities will include: Owning the budgeting and forecasting processes across the Group Identifying and implementing improvements to support the delivery of insightful and value-add analysis of results, to deliver 'best in class' reporting Preparing business cases that are impactful, enable clear decision making and provide challenge and debate Supporting the provision of information for results announcements, including half year and annual results as well as interim management statements Ad hoc projects The successful candidate will be a 'hands on', qualified accountant with a strong understanding of FP&A reporting processes coupled with in-depth analytical skills, ideally within a listed environment. With high levels of intellectual horsepower, you will easily build cross-functional relationships and have demonstrable experience of forecasting, planning and analysis across a complex organisation. You will have the credibility and gravitas to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner both inside and outside of finance. With clear enthusiasm, drive and proactivity, you will thrive in a fast paced and change-oriented environment and will be adept at prioritising workloads for you and others. Excellent progression opportunities exist for the successful candidate.

Group Reporting Manager

London, England

A Group Reporting Manager is sought by a leading industrial FTSE-100 plc who are experiencing strong revenue and profit growth. The company is a major hi-tech manufacturer whose products transform the world we live in and most of us use them, perhaps unknowingly, every day. They have operations across the globe and are the primary or secondary player in the bulk of the markets in which they operate. The technology they own and are developing suggests they will continue to grow over the coming years. The Group Reporting Manager leads a team of three qualified accountants and is responsible for providing consolidated financial information externally and to the Board as well as significant monthly commentary and analysis. Specific responsibilities include: ·Producing the monthly group management accounts & annual group budget for the Board. ·Preparing the half / full year consolidated accounts including supporting analysis and ad hoc information / analysis for the Group's Investor Relations, Tax, Treasury and M&A departments. ·Ensuring compliance with the group's accounting policies, statutory requirements and IFRS. ·Maintaining the group's consolidation system and support the planned replacement of this system. ·Managing & developing a team of three qualified group accountants according to their needs. ·Providing ad hoc support & analysis for the Board and other senior management. Candidates for the post of Group Reporting Manager will be qualified ACAs who are currently either at Senior Manager / Associate Director level within a Big 4 firm or at an equivalent level in a Group reporting function in a FTSE-250 plc. All candidates will have strong financial reporting & consolidation skills and will seek out challenging, varied and rewarding work. Further, those who can demonstrate a desire to effect change, improve processes, work accurately and develop staff will be particularly sought after. Excellent opportunities for progression are available as the company continues to grow.

Head of Finance

London, England

A technically strong Head of Finance is required for a high-growth, private equity-backed, consumer business based in Central London. The group is experiencing an exciting period of growth, with clear expansion plans through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions and is now looking to strengthen its finance function. Reporting directly to the CFO, you will take ownership of the group's financial reporting, driving improvements and ensuring maximum value-add through strong financial support. Managing and developing a team, key responsibilities will include: Taking ownership of the production of high-quality financial accounts and reports for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes Identifying and implementing improvements to support the delivery of insightful and value-add analysis of results, to deliver 'best in class' reporting Establishing and embedding reporting frameworks to consolidate all management accounts across and develop best in class processes Owning the forecasting, planning and budgeting processes Full accountability for ensuring robust corporate governance and compliance with all regulatory requirements Assisting with M&A valuations and the subsequent integrations of new acquisitions The successful candidate will be a qualified chartered accountant with a strong technical background in group financial reporting and control, coupled with a broad business awareness. A confident self-starter, you will have exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and build strong relationships with a proactive, forward looking and challenging mind-set and the credibility and gravitas to challenge and influence. You will be comfortable 'rolling up your sleeves' and immersing yourself in the detail. The role requires flexible thinking and a dynamic, innovative approach as new business challenges arise, as well as constantly looking for ways to move existing processes forward. You will be adept at driving through change and will thrive in a fast-paced and rapid growth environment.

Head of Financial Reporting

London, England

A Head of Financial Reporting is sought by one of the UK's fastest growing technology infrastructure providers. Over the last 10 years, the business has grown rapidly from a start-up to become what is now a significant player in the UK market with an equity valuation in excess of £400m. The most recent shareholder investment led to a large structural change, whereby they are now part of a global business - this has brought significant capital to the platform and enabled a realisation of the management team's ongoing growth plans as well as a sharp focus on financial reporting and consolidation into wider group numbers. This is an exciting time to join the business and play a key role in this critical function required to meet demanding group requirements and execution of wider business plans. The Head of Financial Reporting is a newly created role and will report into the CFO. The role's key responsibilities will be to lead the production of the Group's financial reporting and ensure that the processes & controls by which the group operates are, and will remain, robust as the business grows. Specific duties will include: ·Prepare timely and accurate monthly, quarterly & annual group consolidated and individual entity financial statements. ·Drive and manage the relationships with both the external auditors and the internal team. ·Ensure all statutory returns (e.g. tax, VAT etc) are completed and filed on time. ·Ensure all transactions are properly recorded from AP / AR / GL through to project cost items and mergers & acquisitions. ·Lead and develop a team of 6 staff; ensure they are motivated and developed according to their needs. ·Drive the automation of business processes to ensure efficiency, accuracy and a stronger internal control framework. ·Assess potential internal control weaknesses and ensure implementation of identified recommendations. ·Integrate any new operating businesses or other acquisitions into the Group structure in a technically correct and efficient manner. ·Take the lead in a range of ad hoc projects that will come up as the business grows. Candidates for the post of Head of Financial Reporting will be fully qualified accountants who have both gained experience in a Big 4 firm and worked within a group to demonstrably meet tough consolidation and reporting timelines. Whilst possessing the operational and leadership skills to drive this group forward, you will also be technically very strong, comfortable 'rolling up your sleeves' and immersing yourself in the detail when required. This role requires flexible thinking and a dynamic, innovative approach as new business challenges arise as well as the need to constantly look for ways to move existing processes forward and ensure adherence to increasingly complex and ever-changing Financial Standards. Finally, candidates will be adept at managing internal & external stakeholders and working both accurately and with pace. Significant opportunities will exist for the successful candidate as the group continues to grow and develop.

Interim Financial Controller

London, England

A fantastic chance for a talented Financial Controller to join a market leading Fashion Retailer. You will be an ambitious individual, who has demonstrated the ability to function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. This opportunity is suited to a qualified accountant with Retail/Consumer experience. This Interim Financial Controller position is paying £400-£450 initially for 6 months. Responsibilities: Supervising and controlling monthly reporting packs Oversee the Audit function Owning month-end including AP/ AR and GL processes Acting as the primary go to person for month, quarter and year-end financial activities Reviewing corporate balance sheets reconciliations Collaborating with key stakeholders Requirements: Available on short notice ACCA, CIMA, ACA Qualified (or equivalent) Oracle experience is beneficial but not essential Strong interpersonal skills Stock experience or exposure within the FMCG, Retail or Consumer world is beneficial

Interim Commercial Management Accountant

Croydon, Surrey

A fast paced, multi-site leisure organisation is looking for an Interim Commerical Management Accountant to join their team during a period of significant growth, based in Croydon, £300-£350 per day. Candidates must be immediately available or able to start within 1 week. This role will assist with the preparation of the month end management accounts. In addition to the business as usual requirements, the role will require someone to lead on a process improvement and efficiency project. Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Proven experience of management accounting - Track record of process improvement / project experience - Stakeholder engagement - Workday systems experience would be advantageous - Ability to hit the ground running - Ability to work in a fast paced working environment - Driven to add value - Advanced Excel - Strong communication skills

UK Senior Finance Manager

London, England

A market leading Luxury Retail brand in London is seeking to appoint a UK Senior Finance Manager. The Senior Finance Manager must be seeking an upward trajectory role, with a strong desire to secure the Financial Controller position. They must be ambitious… Key responsibilities will include: ·Oversight of all financial reporting for the 2 UK operating entities; your role will be to review all final month end numbers ·Management, leadership and development of a small outsourced finance team ·Deliver UK divisional financial insight to non-finance entities ·Deliver value adding and informative internal management reporting by entity to Senior Executive Management and Board ·Support ongoing process improvement and drive efficiencies around month end reporting ·Project manage systems improvements and upgrades Your background: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/CA or equivalent) with a proven track record in a financial reporting based role. ·Ideally this will have been gained in a large global multinational business ·Knowledge of financial accounting standards, best practice controls and their practical application. ·The ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues. ·Pro-active behaviour that demonstrates initiative

Finance Manager - FinTech

Greater London, England

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

Corporate Restructuring - Director

Greater London, England

A Director is 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 UK, US & Europe 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 role of Corporate Restructuring Director has been created to facilitate expansion; the successful applicant will work in small teams across these scenarios: ·Project managerestructuring activities / crisis & interim management. ·Prepare short-term cash flow forecasts and assist in debtor-side restructurings; develop robust cash management strategies for large, complex multi-entity businesses. ·Financial modelling & valuation of companies to support business planning processes and understanding of potential outcomes for creditors. ·Report writing for (parts of) business plans and / or reports to creditors. ·Sale of non-core business units / distressed business (Corporate Finance). ·Identify potential opportunities across European leveraged finance markets; produce credit & capital structure analysis to assess viability; support Partners in the winning of such opportunities. Candidates for the role of Corporate Restructuring Director must be a fully qualified ACA / CA or CFA and must possess significant restructuring / turnaround experience, at least some of which must have been gained in an advisory role; candidates should also have strong all-round modelling & accounting experience. Those who are confident, articulate self-starters who are calm & considered when faced with challenges as well as those who thrive under pressure, enjoy working at pace an have a willingness to travel are particularly sought. A full career path and an exceptional reward structure await successful candidates.

Financial reporting accountant

Hertfordshire, England

A well-established technology organisation is recruiting an interim Financial Reporting Accountant position based in North-West London. The role is reporting into a Regional Controller and takes ownership of the full statutory reporting function. You will have significant external reporting experience within a large multi national Key responsibilities: ·Assisting with all aspects of the year-end accounting process ·Full ownership of the external reporting process ·Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts ·Ownership of the cash flow management including forecasting ·Supporting a large scale integration project ·Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group ·Provide assistance and advice on any IFRS policies ·Working with the Corporate Development Director on acquisition / disposals reporting Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (Ideally ACA or ACCA) ·In depth knowledge of accounting policies under IFRS ·External reporting experience in a large business ·Excellent communication skills ·Strong system skills ·Must have experience within a similar role The suitable candidate will possess a 'hands on' consolidation background and have proven experience of managing a year-end process under IFRS. You will have strong communication skills and have the ability to work across group finance and directly with the business units.

Finance Business Partner

London, England

Due to growth, this major player in global travel, with a turnover close to £1bn is seeking an exceptional Finance Business Partner. This contract is for a Business Partner who has proven experience in driving financial performance and dealing with key stakeholders. You will be entitled to superb benefits including free travel and discounts. The Role: Build working relationships within the business and key stakeholders. Be the primary contact for key stakeholders and commercial leads. Provide analysis and insight to directors. Lead business reviews to identify opportunities and threats. Lead the planning cycle, budgeting and forecasting. Co-ordinate the preparation of the global monthly management reporting pack. Liaise with the Commercial Finance and FP&A divisions. Provide accurate and timely reporting of the financial results with commentary. Requirements: Superb excel skills. An exceptional "eye for detail". Qualified ACCA, CIMA, CA or Equivalent. Warming interpersonal skills.

Finance Business Partner

City of London, London

Cedar are working with a FTSE 100 business and a true leader in their field on their journey to create and develop a brand new, world-class finance function. We have a range of Commercial Finance/Financial Analysis/Business Partnering opportunities available, designed for those who are looking to accelerate their career and join a business that promotes internal progression and career ownership within a meritocratic culture. A broad indicator of what the role will entail: ·Business planning and forecasting ·Business partnering and managing intercompany relationships for the business ·Deliver FP&A information through a regulated lens ·Analyse complex financial models and drive confidence to ensure that costs can be covered ·Provide insightful analysis and review of business performance to senior stakeholders ·Act as the inquisitor and problem solver by analysing information and assess the impact on the wider business Desirable skills: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) 1-3 years PQE ·Advanced Excel If you are looking to join a dynamic, collaborative and forward thinking business and develop your career then this could be the role for you!

FP&A Analyst

London, England

The Corporate FP&A Analyst will work closely with the Corporate FP&A Manager to provide financial support for several corporate service cost centre teams. The key deliverables are monthly performance reports, variance analysis and commentary, quarterly forecasts, long term plans and annual budgets. There is an opportunity to improve financial accountability within the organisation by making financial reporting easier to understand and more transparent and accessible to the corporate services cost centre managers. There is currently an increased focus within the organisation on cost reduction and more efficient ways of working. The role holder will play a key role in identifying and monitoring those cost savings with customer teams. The role holder needs to build and maintain trust with their customers by building effective relationships and providing a value-added service. The role holder will be expected to be flexible and independent with the initiative to perform successfully in a rapidly changing environment. Excellent organisational and time management skills are required with the ability to prioritise and balance multiple requirements. *Support the provision of a comprehensive financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting service to identified recipients within the corporate service cost centre teams, ensuring that reports are produced timely and accurately. *Work with relevant corporate service team members ahead of month end close to ensure accruals, recharges etc. are identified and posted. *Meet monthly in a timely manner after month end with relevant corporate service team members to review monthly reporting packs. The review should include a scrutiny of the payroll journal, identification of errors (e.g. mispostings) and should record explanations of variances. *Undertake financial analysis and investigations to support regular and ad hoc requests from the corporate service teams to assist decision making. *Provide assistance to the corporate service teams for the preparation of packs for the Quarterly Business Reviews. *Assist identified corporate service teams with posting budgets and forecasts on SAP. *Assist with the resolution of queries. *Obtain a good overall understanding of the business and an in depth understanding of the corporate service areas so that guidance and insight can be provided to the teams. Establish trusted relationships with customers and become the go to person for advice on financial matters.

Interim management accountant

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

Cedar are working with a well known consultancy business in South West London. As a qualified accountant you will have robust financial reporting skills and be a key team player. You will play a pivotal role in assisting and supporting the Financial controller with the day to day tasks. Key responsibilities: ·Full ownership of the monthly management accounts ·Preparation of the statutory accounts ·Post VAT journals, completing balance sheet reconciliations and arranging payments ·Play a key role in re charging the spreadsheets ·Ad hoc requirements as necessary Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant- ACA, ACCA, CA, CIMA ·Proven experience in similar role ·Strong systems experience ·Strong attention to detail This is an urgent requirement with significant exposure to senior management. You will be able to hit the ground running and have a collaborative approach.

Financial reporting manager

City of London, London

Cedar are excited to bring to market and urgent need for a Financial reporting manager for a FTSE 250 professional services business As a strong technical accountant, you will have proven experience in a group finance role encompassing all aspects of financial reporting. Key responsibilities: ·Full ownership of the month end tasks including the management and statutory reporting ·Preparation of the cashflow and balance sheet accounting ·Consolidation of the statutory accounts, management accounts and budget and forecast cycles ·Business partnering with key functions such as treasury to ensure full accurate reporting around all front desk matters ·Partner with the global SSC for all transactional related matters ·Key point of contact for the auditors ·Ad hoc projects as required Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA, CIMA ·Strong attention to detail ·Strong systems experience eg. SAP BPC ·Self- starter and extremely pro active ·Experience within a treasury function would be highly advantageous This role suits a technically strong individual who has proven experience in a similar role. You will have the ability to challenge senior stakeholders and ensure all reporting is compliant. Your attention to detail will be second to none and will drive the financial reporting process.

Financial Controller (FTSE 250)

City of London, London

This commercial Financial Controller role in a renowned FTSE 250 in the City will support the growth of the division and allow someone to truly add value, supporting the strategic direction of the business. The FC will report directly to the Finance Director in this fast paced, expanding division of a FTSE 250, and will cover FP&A, business partnering and control. The FC will ensure that the leadership teams understand in detail their full P&Ls and variances to budget, business partnering the leadership team in delivering their objectives. You will be given the sponsorship and autonomy to add further value to the business in supporting business and process improvements, driving automation and change. You will also manage and mentor a direct report, hiring more support as needed. Responsibility: Produce monthly P&L management accounts and relevant variance analysis (with commentary) Monthly forecasting - produce and understand the monthly forecast with the support of the relevant Ops managers Produce/review monthly reports including P&Ls, Balance sheet recs, working capital schedules, cash forecasting and monitoring, risks & opportunities etc Business planning - work with the business to produce the BP each year Minimize the business' working capital requirements by ensuring timely billing of revenue, monitoring overdue debtors, reviewing cash receipts and payments Work closely with operations and project management to ensure projects are delivered within budget Highlight areas for increased controls, generate business "buy in", and implement the controls as necessary Support and challenge operational colleagues, bringing rigour to business decision making Develop MI as needed to enable decision making Active role in delivering business change initiatives and finance transformation Assist the FD and Ops directors in driving forward cost saving initiatives Adhere to and drive forward Business unit and Group governance Work with offshore team who are responsible for all transactional work What are we looking for: ACA qualified finance leader with some PQE Experience navigating through large organisations Business Partnering - Ability to interact daily with non-Finance stakeholders at various levels of seniority Proactive - Ability to seek out improvements and influence at all levels IT - must have strong Excel skills

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A market leading Technology subsidiary of a UK FTSE listed giant is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their commercial projects division, based in London. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Finance Director in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation, submission and commentary on New Business Cases and Deals ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Key User for the KPIs dashboard ·Responsible for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of Group sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. ·Provide financial information to departmental management and business unit leaders Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Finance Director - SaaS

Greater London, England

A software industry pioneer based in London is seeking to further expand its global strategic operations by appointing their first Finance Director to lead a rapidly growing SaaS business unit. Key role objectives: ·Running a £50m TO business unit - 30% YoY growth (conservative estimates) ·Delivering a financially led SaaS 'mission critical' operation ·Partner with Sales to develop pricing strategies ·Identify key growth drivers and markets internationally ·Owning all aspects of financial strategy and partnering with C-Level stakeholders ·Act as an ambassador for software sales concepts ·Develop a world-class finance team and function Desirable skills: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) ·Exposure to a complex FinTech/Software business ·Leading a SaaS entity/organisation

UK Senior Finance Manager

Surrey, England

A FTSE 100 market leading brand in Surrey is seeking to appoint a UK Senior Finance Manager as a succession plan for the UK Financial Controller. The Senior Finance Manager must be seeking an upward trajectory role, with a strong desire to secure the UK Financial Controller position within a 12 month period. They must be ambitious... Key responsibilities will include: ·Oversight of all financial reporting for the 2 UK operating entities; your role will be to review all final month end numbers ·Management, leadership and development of a small outsourced finance team ·Deliver UK divisional financial insight to non-finance entities ·Deliver value adding and informative internal management reporting by entity to Senior Executive Management and Board ·Support ongoing process improvement and drive efficiencies around month end reporting ·Project manage systems improvements and upgrades Your background: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/CA or equivalent) with a proven track record in a financial reporting based role. ·Ideally this will have been gained in a large global multinational business ·Knowledge of financial accounting standards, best practice controls and their practical application. ·The ability to build strong working relationships with global colleagues. ·Pro-active behaviour that demonstrates initiative

Group Financial Controller

London, England

A diversified investment fund is recruiting a hands-on Group Financial Controller. Reporting directly to the CFO and with full ownership and accountability for running all aspects of the finance function, you will play an integral role in managing relationships both internally and externally. Responsibilities will include: Ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain tight control, drive continuous improvement, best practice and efficiencies Preparing the monthly and year end management accounts, VAT, payroll and KPIs, statutory reporting and the business plan, budgets and forecasts Providing commercial analysis and insight to facilitate effective business decisions Building relationships across the wider business, acting as a key interface between finance and the operational divisions as well as external stakeholders Leading a team The successful candidate will be a well-rounded accountant with a strong reporting background and adaptable approach that enables you to simultaneously understand the business's long-term accounting needs whilst being able to 'roll your sleeves up' and get into the detail. Prior experience of working within an investment fund or family office would be highly advantageous. With exceptional communication skills, you will have the credibility and gravitas to work effectively with both finance and non-finance teams. You will have a commercial mind set, and the emotional intelligence to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner.

Interim Finance Analyst

London, England

An iconic media organisation is looking for a Finance Analyst to join their business for a 12 month fixed term contract, based in London, £55K basic salary. Key role responsibilities include: ·Calculate and report revenue related costs and deal debt. ·Monthly accounting and forecasting for overheads within the business unit. ·Monitoring departmental costs and headcount to budget and understanding any variances arising ·Assisting with the budget and bi-annual forecast process for income, cost of sales and overhead accounts within the business unit. ·Provide input to annual 5 Year plan. ·Direct deal support for sales team. ·Review and analysis of revenue related costs, including preparation of quarterly forecasts with sales managers. ·CAPEX analysis, reporting and financial support to project leads. Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified Accountant ·Strong financial analysis experience ·Excellent stakeholder management experience ·Advanced Excel skills ·Experience of Oracle/Hyperion would be highly advantageous ·Proactive mindset with the ability to hit the ground running ·Strong attention to detail ·Able to prioritise and hit tight deadlines ·Comfortable working autonomously and as part of a team

Financial Analyst

Basingstoke, Hampshire

Interim Finance Analyst - 2/3 months - start ASAP Based in Basingstoke with occasional travel As part of a key strategic programme the Finance Analyst will support the Process Leads in the design and delivery of the new processes within a new Finance system, NetSuite. This Role will be working on the Order to Cash Process however you may be required to support with other processes. Main Responsibilities: ·Designs and documents the functional aspects of the To Be solution alongside the Process Leads and Global Functional lead. ·Works alongside software solution partners to review the configuration of the functional aspects of the solution, including user defined data and workflows. ·Works alongside the Data Leads to determine the Supplier, Customer and Employee master data model. ·Assists software solution partner to define the business and functional requirements for the integration design. Programme tests the completed integrations. ·Participates in evaluation of impacts of design decisions, including gaps between business requirements and NetSuite functionality. ·Raises issues and risks associated with the Programme and functional aspects of the solution, and manages actions related to these. ·Validates solution during system integration testing. ·Prepares test scenarios and test scripts alongside the Process Leads. ·Prepares training materials. ·Presents the functional aspects of the solution to SMEs during the Build phase, walking through processes using the systems. ·Assists with the user acceptance testing activity. ·Trains the regional/local trainers on the functional aspects of the solution and context. ·Supports the business during roll-out cut-over by addressing issues or providing advice/support to users. ·Opportunity to participate in the support of the functional aspects of the solution during hypercare. Skills, Experience & Qualifications: ·4+ years experience of a combination of the following: ·Working within or closely with finance functions ·Order-to-cash process experience ·Track record of designing new processes ·Process mapping using Visio ·Confident in your ability to learn new systems and to get up to speed quickly ·Eye for detail without losing sight of the overall outcome of the deliverable you are working on Personal characteristics: ·Strong analytical skills ·Strong verbal and written communication skills, along with well-developed interpersonal skills and an ability to relate to a variety of individuals ·Strong personal organisation and time management skills ·Confident dealing with senior stakeholders ·Ability to be flexible ·Ability to self-manage

Finance Business Partner

London, England

Company: One of the world's largest Retailers with a turnover c.$6.8bn are seeking a Business Partner to join their London based global finance team. This is an FTC paying £70,000-£85,000 per annum. They're based in stunning iconic offices situated in Central London. Responsibilities: To build strong relations and provide financial support to commercial leads Work closely with the Commercial Finance team, Directors and the FP&A division Manage a new Business Analyst Maintain an accurate view of sales Analyse sales and profitability Sales forecasting Co-ordinate the preparation of the monthly management accounts Manage the budgeting and forecasting process Cost review to ensure costs are reported Skills and attributes: Fully Qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA or similar Advanced Excel and Hyperion

Interim Head of International Tax Projects

Greater London, England

An international organisation is looking for a Tax Specialist to join their business to assist with a high profile project. This role can be home based with occasional travel to site required, £600-£1000 per day dependant on experience. This role will have overall responsibility for tax matters relating to an international project. The initial scope of work will identify hedging and international tax strategy including lease options and foreign exchange requirements to ensure the best possible commercial outcome for the business. Further to this, the successful candidate will also be involved in negotiating commercial terms with various key stakeholders - both internal and external. The ideal candidate will have a accredited tax qualification and a proven track record in international tax and tax strategy. The candidate will have come from a large corporate background and will be comfortable being a hands-on advisor to organisations. The role will suit an individual with strong stakeholder management and the ability to challenge and provide business cases for presented/identified strategies. Candidates must be available to interview and start at short notice.

Interim Global Financial Controller

City of London, London

Cedar are currently recruiting for an Interim Global Financial Controller for a 1 year FTC at a £100mn T/O global private professional services business based in central London. The successful candidate will be a 'hands on' focused qualified accountant with extensive reporting exposure of the balance sheet and profit & loss accounts. The reporting will be mostly for the UK but with some involving foreign entities. The Role Title - Interim Group Financial Controller Length - 1 Year - (Likely permanent opportunity) Salary - Circa £70,000 to £100,000 + 10% Bonus (On a Fixed Term Contract) (May consider Day rate for the right person) Start Date - ASAP Responsibilities ·Manage year end and run audits / Handle Big4 Auditors ·Managing the group's financial accounts across 7 entities ·Group consolidations, Group financial statements and Tax computations. ·Managing transactional finance team (AP / Treasury / Fixed Assets) Requirements: ·Available at short notice (Maximum 2 Week's Notice Period) ·Qualified Accountant with strong Audit experience ·Confident with financial statements over 7 entities ·Experience running audits (From cradle to grave) ·Strong balance sheet technical knowledge (Debit & Credits, Double Entry etc) ·Strong Excel knowledge (Pivot Tables, VLookups etc) ·Confident in IFRS standards and their implementation (Preferably IFRS 9, 15, and 16) ·Confident with running through disclosure notes and sensitivity analyses / Scenario analyses (Basic financial modelling) ·Basic tax computations and provisions for what is required in the financial statements. and working out provisons for tax in the financial statements Preferable but not a Necessity ·CCO legislation experience (Implemented or at least worked on things in this space is an advantage) ·Experience in Transfer pricing is a bonus. (Need to feel confident with working with external advisors regarding this)

FP&A Manager (Tech business)

West London, London

FP&A Manager High-growth Tech business A dynamic high-growth Software services business has a great opportunity for an FP&A Manager to own the FP&A function, partnering senior stakeholders and the CFO. This is a high-profile FP&A Manager role reporting into the CFO, with this role sitting alongside several divisional FDs and the Group FC. The business is modern and has a great social scene, operates a smart-casual dress code, flexible working such as work from home, and great perks. The role will include: End to end forecasting & budgeting process consolidating the various divisional inputs Own the group analysis and reporting of the consolidated forecast, budget and monthly management accounts (and variance reporting) Compile the financials for the Group Board pack - analysis and commentary, financials and KPIs Have an understanding of covenants (and covenant reporting) in relation to lenders. Very strong in excel and able to extract and manipulate financial data from systems to produce reports and analysis Have strong gravitas and strong personality to manage the above with inputs from divisional FDs, Finance managers etc who sit across the wider business. What skills you will need for success in this role: An accountancy qualification Strong stakeholder management either from an FP&A role in industry or from a Manager role in an accountancy practice Flexibility, able to adapt to changes in a growing dynamic business An understanding of, or experience in, the Technology/Software/IT sectors would be beneficial but is not essential

Interim Senior FP&A Manager

London, England

A FTSE listed sector specialist is looking for a Senior FP&A Manager role to join their organisation during a significant period of change, based in London, £400-£500 per day. Key responsibilities include: *Coordinate, challenge and report Quarterly Business Reviews, Forecasts, and Medium Term Plan *Provide market insight *Coordinate, challenge and report Monthly Risks and Opportunities *Coordinate and process of Overlays *Deliver, manage and improve Driver Based Models and PVEO analysis *Manage Hyperion Finance systems on behalf of the business *Act as the key contact with Group and other key stakeholders for matters relating to the business' financial planning Key candidate requirements: *Qualified Accountant (ideally Big 4, ACA) *Strong FP&A experience & knowledge *Significant stakeholder management experience *Hyperion / Smartview systems experience - essential *Team management experience - essential *Experience of large corporate business environments - essential *Hands-on with strong attention to detail *Able to prioritise and hit tight deadlines *Able to deal with a demanding and fast paced work environment *Comfortable in a team leadership role *Comfortable challenging stakeholders where required *Strong Presentation skills *Comfortable delivering high level messages to senior stakeholders *Enthusiastic to drive change and add value