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Senior Finance

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Interim Finance Business Partner

London, England

A high profile service organisation is looking for a Finance Business Partner to assist their team, based in London, £350-£425 per day. Key role responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Work with the senior management team to review and prepare business cases - Provide constructive feedback and challenge (where appropriate) to senior leaders on cost proposals - Assist the relevant business units with financing and refinancing activities - Assisting with the budgeting and forecasting process - Monthly management accounting responsibilities - Continual improvement and development of existing processes - Ad hoc projects where required Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Significant commercial finance experience - Strong financial analysis background - Strong modelling capabilities - Demonstrable experience of senior stakeholder engagement and management - Track record of improving financial processes - Advanced Excel - Experience of working in a complex, matrix work environment would be beneficial - Services or related sector experience would be advantageous - Excellent, proactive communication skills - Problem solving, hands-on mentality - Motivated to add value from the outset Interviews will take place for this opportunity on week commencing 25th February.

Group Finance Manager (Tech SME)

London, England

High-growth PE backed Tech business Central London This high-growth, buzzing Tech business with HQ in London has a presence across several international territories and is on-target to more than double in size in the next 4 years with 60% annual growth. With significant backing by a leading Silicon Valley PE house, the CFO has created a new role to support the expected growth to reach £100M turnover within the next few years. Supporting this growth is the need for an ambitious ACA qualified Finance Manager with the energy and drive to overhaul and improve the quality and efficiency of financial information. This is a fantastic opportunity to manage a team from day one, taking a lead in Finance to guide reporting and business processes improvement, and become a senior leader in the Finance team. The role will work closely with the Head of FP&A, being instrumental in providing accurate and detailed actuals for management reporting. There will be real opportunity for progression, including moving into other areas of Finance and abroad. Responsibilities: Production of the monthly Board Pack with supporting commentary and analysis Preparation of monthly consolidated group financial statements consolidating 5 entities Manage 1 direct report and grow the team as necessary including recruitment activities Management of monthly close process and Global Chart Of Accounts Maintain the group's consolidation system and support the current finance transformation Maintain and develop transfer pricing policy, managing the relationship with external advisers where necessary Preparation and review of financial information on an ad-hoc basis for Senior Management What we are looking for: ACA qualified with strong academics; You will have played a key role in driving best practice reporting or process improvements; You will also have demonstrably high levels of commercial acumen, communication skills and a logical approach to business methodology; Critical is the hunger to drive improved changes in a fast-paced and dynamic PE backed 'Tech Start-up' environment; Experience with Technology, Software or SAAS would be hugely beneficial to hit the ground running in this role!

Senior Finance Manager (FP&A)

London, England

A global brand and FTSE 250 business is seeking a Senior Finance Manager to join a £0.5Bn turnover division based in their HQ in central London. 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. Responsibility: As the Senior Finance Manager you will have first line responsibility for delivering the divisional forecasts and budgets, with insightful information and analysis, to support the strategy of the divisional Senior Management. These reports will ultimately reach to Group CFO level, helping control and drive performance in 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, partnering the senior leadership team. The team is multi-cultural and gender-balanced, with a nurturing, friendly team dynamic. Experience requirements for the Senior Finance Manager role: Qualified accountant with significant PQE FP&A experience in a large, complex structure Good career progression with a strong academic background Attention to detail as well as the ability to connect the dots and identify business trends and opportunities Excellent interpersonal skills with the gravitas to win the respect and confidence of colleagues and senior stakeholders

Associate Director Corporate Finance

London, England

An Associate Director Corporate Finance for Europe is required for a well-known international property investment firm with exciting growth opportunities and a rapidly expanding portfolio. This a newly created role within the Corporate Finance Team to project manage transactions across their multi-billion pound portfolio. This will be a highly visible position, with extensive exposure to senior management and stakeholders. Operating across investment closing, investment management and valuations, this multi-faceted, role includes: Conducting commercial due diligence to support transaction decisions Supporting the execution and delivery of transactions, leading this process through to completion Building and developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions, creating frameworks; evaluating new business models and highlighting any risks and opportunities Managing disposals processes where necessary The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with experience in Corporate Finance / Transaction Services or similar. You will either still be within practice or will have moved into industry as the finance support on valuations, deal structure and investment performance. Experience within the property sector is essential. Fluency in an additional European language would be a highly advantageous. With high levels of emotional intelligence, gravitas and communication skills you will be comfortable working with a global portfolio, interfacing with senior internal and external stakeholders, sitting on board meetings and operating at both a tactical and strategic level. Additionally, you will have the ability to focus on the big picture as well as the detail, to ensure analytical rigour when managing complex matters.

Interim Group Tax Manager

London, England

Role profile: GROUP TAX MANAGER - Maternity Cover JOB PURPOSE: -Tax compliance, strategy, policy and planning for the Group and its subsidiary companies. -Point of contact for HMRC and external Tax Advisors. -Oversight and development of Tax assistant -Strategic insight and support in M&A transactions. JOB SCOPE: ·The overall scope of this role is as follows: -All corporate, sales and employment tax; -Staff management responsibility; -All members of the THE COMPANY governance structure; and -All companies within the THE COMPANY structure. KEY RELATIONSHIPS: ·Reports to: Chief Financial Officer Line manages: Group Tax Assistant ·External: HMRC and professional advisors Internal: The Board, and all other members of the governance structure, the Executive; other senior staff, and other staff in the CEO's office KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: ·Accountability & governance -Work with the CFO to ensure an effective tax framework across THE COMPANY that keeps apace with the business's growth, activities and ambitions. -Provide appropriate and timely information to the CFO to support THE COMPANY's tax framework. -Work with the CFO to ensure high standards of probity, accountability and transparency. -Ensure THE COMPANY's tax management and processes are fully compliant and cognisant of best practice. -Keep abreast, horizon scanning to identify necessary changes to the THE COMPANY tax framework, ensuring potential impact is understood and managed appropriately. ·Contributing to leading the business -Ensure that the Group's tax compliance is completed accurately and on time. -Provide tailored support & advice for all business units to develop their understanding of tax implications of all current and future business activities. -Advise and support the CFO so that she is well-positioned to understand the tax position of THE COMPANY. -Oversee the transition to making tax digital for VAT -Support the Executive in ensuring an appropriate tax framework is in place to meet statutory, regulatory and financial requirements. -Ensure all policies and procedures related to tax are appropriately monitored and kept under review to safeguard THE COMPANY's interests. -Ensure value for money in the planning of all activity. -Establish and maintain strategic professional relationships with external tax advisers, HMRC, and senior management across The Group. -Provide ad hoc support to the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Finance on matters arising within the areas covered by the role. ·Contributing to leading customer experience -Ensure that the tax strategy and policies support the delivery of services to customers in accordance with the Business Plan. -Be open to considering new technology and innovation to further improve tax compliance and support ·Leading people -Act as a role model for the Group's values, utilising situational leadership to empower and encourage high performance and creativity within your team and other colleagues. -Support the Executive in the effective management of change, integration and improvement. -Help support a climate where diversity of profile and thought is valued and celebrated. -To establish a robust culture of performance management with clear targets and monitoring arrangements to manage performance across the function. Person specification: GROUP TAX MANAGER ·CORE COMPETENCIES: -Acts with integrity, actively promotes the vision and role models the values of the Group. -Strong negotiator and influencer, a natural diplomat, able to work intuitively with a wide range of stakeholders and secure buy-in. -Champions a strong commitment to equality, diversity and tackling exclusion. -Has the ability to work well under pressure and deliver results. - ·QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & INSIGHT: -Educated to degree level or equivalent through relevant training and/or experience. Evidence of continued professional development. -Relevant professional qualification - CTA or equivalent. -Experience of working within a corporate, commercial environment. -Familiar with the tax arrangements and treatments applicable to a not-for-profit organisation. -Experience of M&A and property development. ·SKILLS & ABILITIES -Strong communication (oral, written and presentation) skills, with an approachable style, that inspires confidence. -Able to manage complex situations with sensitivity and objectivity. -Able to make sound judgements, to give advice to others and be accountable for that advice, without creating undue bureaucracy. -Can constructively challenge others, including more senior people, to ensure they are acting in the best interests of the organisation, while maintaining professional relationships. -An excellent planner and forward thinker, able to set future agendas to meet business needs. -Able to assess risk and promote risk awareness without being risk averse. -Has strong financial acumen, is able to effectively manage budgets -Able to champion the optimisation of the use of IT and other new technology. -Able to see the big picture, while taking a pragmatic approach to supporting business needs. -Strong organisational skills

Corporate Finance Manager

London, England

A Corporate Finance Manager for Europe is required for a well-known international property investment firm with a rapidly expanding portfolio. To support their continued growth, this a newly created role within the Corporate Finance Team to project manage transactions across their multi-billion pound portfolio. Operating across investment closing, investment management and valuations, this multi-faceted, role includes: Conducting commercial due diligence to support transaction decisions Supporting the execution and delivery of transactions through to completion Building and developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions, creating frameworks; evaluating new business models and highlighting any risks and opportunities Managing disposals processes where necessary The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with experience in Corporate Finance / Transaction Services or similar. You will either still be within practice or will have moved into industry as the finance support on valuations, deal structure and investment performance. Experience within the property sector is essential. Fluency in an additional European language would be a highly advantageous. 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. You will have a track record of developing and building strong relationships. With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the credibility and gravitas to work effectively with both finance and non-finance teams.

FP&A Accountant

City of London, London

My Client, a leading underwriting business, part of a larger international Insurance group are searching for an ambitious FP&A accountant for an initial period of 6 months. The business has seen significant change and this role comes at an exciting time! Key responsibilities: ·Be a key business partner to finance and non-finance stakeholders ·Full preparation of the management accounts ·Full cycle of the budgeting and forecasting ·Assist with the production of the board papers ·Analysis of the information from the trading teams ·Assist the finance transformation team in identifying new process improvement opportunities Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) ·Experience in working with offshore centres ·Exposure to process documentation ·Experience within Insurance or Financial services ·Ability to identify process improvement opportunities This role has great exposure to the wider business and will grant the prospective candidate the opportunity to get involved in a transformation process all while running the day to day activities.

Interim Finance Manager

London, England

A highly regarded, sector specialist is looking for a Finance Manager to join the team during a period of high growth and change, based in London, £300-£350 per day. The Finance Manager will have full ownership of the month-end process including AP, AR, bank reconciliations, payroll and monthly management accounts. You will also be involved in coaching junior staff members. A key element of this role is assessing and implementing processes and controls to create a streamlined and efficient finance function. Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Experience of an "all round" finance role - responsible for AP/AR/management accounts etc ·Team management/training experience is highly beneficial ·Experience of working in an SME or start-up environment is essential ·SUN finance systems experience would be highly advantageous ·Advanced Excel ·Strong communication skills ·Hands-on, self-starter attitude ·Agile to change ·Able to prioritise where required Candidates will need to be available to start week commencing 25th February.

Interim treasury manager

West London, London

My client, a giant in their industry is looking to recruit an interim treasury manager to help support the finance division during a crucial time. This will be a key role and will look after all elements of the treasury department. Key responsibilities: ·Take full ownership of the cash management and treasury function ·Manage the run down of old bank accounts ·Apply new strategies to enhance the performance and reporting of the treasury function ·Engage and apply a new FX hedging strategy ·Be responsible for the cash flow forecasting Key requirements: ·A big business background is essential ·Relevant qualification (ACT, MCT, ACCA, ACA, CIMA) ·Hands on experience and ownership of a treasury function This is an extremely rewarding opportunity during an exciting time for the business. You will be a proven treasury manager and will be able to hit the ground running.

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

Interim Finance Manager

London, England

A fast paced software organisation is looking for a Finance Manager to join their team during a period of significant growth, based in London, £300-£350 per day. This is a temp-to-perm opportunity for the right candidate. The Finance Manager will have full ownership of the month-end process including AP, AR, bank reconciliations, payroll and monthly management accounts. You will be responsible for the development and training of the Finance Assistant and will also be required to assist the CFO with scenario planning, data analysis, board packs and other ad hoc projects as needed. Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Experience of an "all round" finance role - responsible for AP/AR/management accounts etc ·Team management/training experience is highly beneficial ·Track record of managing non-finance stakeholders ·Experience of working in an SME or start-up environment is essential ·Advanced Excel ·Strong communication skills ·Hands-on, self-starter attitude ·Agile to change ·Able to prioritise where required Candidates must be available to interview and start the assignment at short notice.

Finance Director

London, England

Finance Director London Circa £110,000 + benefits Digital Media sector This market leading digital media company has led the way in driving radical and innovative change through the sector by deploying several cutting edge solutions. Having doubled in size over the past 5 years, this dynamic organisation is now seeking to hire a talented Finance Director to join its senior leadership team. Reporting to the European CEO, the role includes: Partnering the CEO and Senior Leadership Team in driving the business growth strategy and challenging commercial and operational decision making Ensuring the execution of regional plan and delivering increased financial support via the clear translation of financial insight and recommendations into operational business performance and development Identifying revenue expansion opportunities, strategic planning, building and review of business cases Delivering data supported insight to enable the business to have greater clarity around performance, growth opportunities and sales productivity Leading and developing the end-to-end EMEA finance team, managing and overseeing financial and management reporting, budgeting & forecasting, cash flow, tax, audit and AP/AR Actively involved in decisions around pricing, margin, overheads, cash and capital expenditure Working closely with business heads, evaluating activities and identifying areas for improved profitability and driving cost efficiencies You will be a qualified accountant with experience of leading an international finance function and partnering senior commercial stakeholders. With high levels of emotional intelligence, gravitas and communication skills, you will have a demonstrable track record of providing pragmatic, value led advice that comes from looking through both a commercial and financial lens. Ideally, you will also have experience of the SME technology market and speak Mandarin or Cantonese.

Interim Finance Director (Part Time)

City of London, London

An internationally renowned Not for Profit business with offices in central London are currently seeking an Interim Finance Director (Part time 3-4 days/week). With revenues of £15m, this established organisation is seeking a 'number 1' finance individual on a part time basisto support the directors and board on key commercial decisions. Key responsibilities: ·-Managing a team of 5 direct reports ·-Providing commercial support to the directors on contract negotiations ·-To oversee all management reporting, reviewing the financial performance of business entities ·-Preparation / improvement of financial reports along with budgets, forecasts and plans The successful individual will possess the following: ·A 'hands on' senior finance background ·Significant experience of working within a privately owned business Previous systems / reporting enhancement experience ·Demonstrable experience of managing, developing teams ·Not For Profit is highly desirable ·Cashflow forecasting experience ·Strong Excel skills ·An ability to support the directors and owner of the business from a financial perspective This is a fantastic opportunity for an incredible organisation. You will be hands on and have the ability to hit the ground running.

Interim Rail Mobilisation Consultant

City of London, London

Cedar Rail Recruitment have been asked by several London based Train Operating Companies to start searching for Rail Finance Mobilisation Professionals in preparation for the multiple rail franchises due to be awarded over the next few weeks. (South-Eastern, West Coast, Cross Country, East Midlands). Beneficial Relevant Experience: Experience of working within the Rail Industry - (MUST HAVE) Understand the Rail Bid Process Understand the franchise mobilisation process. Experience of change accounting Procurement (Specifically Contract Knowledge Location - London Daily Rate - £300 to £1000 / Day (Negotiable dependent on experience as multiple roles available) Contract Length - 6 Months to 12 Months If you have Rail Industry experience then please apply and feel free to contact me on harryt@cedarrecruitment to discuss the opportunities in more detail.

Interim FP&A Analyst

London, England

A fast paced private education organisation is looking for an FP&A Analyst to assist the business during a period of change. This is a London based role with ongoing travel requirements across and the UK and parts of the EU, £350-£400 per day. Reporting directly into and assisting the CFO, the role is focused on assessing the reporting and structure of the organisation (including a recent acquisition). Through senior stakeholder engagement, the successful candidate will understand the business KPI requirements and will provide insightful business information to the Board by setting up new processes and models and creating dashboards for the key KPIs. The candidate will also assist with the annual budget and will potentially get involved in a systems implementation. Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Significant FP&A experience ·Proven track record of partnering with senior stakeholders (non-finance) ·Strong modelling experience ·Commercial acumen ·Hands-on process implementation knowledge ·Strong systems grounding ·Advanced Excel ·Excellent communicator ·Hands-on, self-starter attitude ·Driven to add value

Group FP&A Analyst

Surrey, England

Job Title: Group FP&A Analyst Reporting to: Group FP&A Manager Scope of Job ·The main provider of Groupwide financial and planning analysis. ·Providing analytical support for a Group strategy project. ·Delivering the day to day Group annual planning cycle, supporting the senior FP&A team ·Provision of accurate and insightful data to the Exec and Board. Objectives: ·To be the main day to day owner of Group Strategic plan, Capital plan, Budget and Forecast processes, providing guidance, analysis and highlighting key issues and acting as the main point of contact around the Group. ·To act as the main resource to provide accurate and insightful analysis of key Group wide financial and commercial issues, as directed by senior management, the CFO and CEO, by ensuring a close working relationship with sites and maintaining an up to date understanding of the businesses ·Ensure analysis and underlying data is accurate, being cognisant of the complexity of a large and international business structure. Main Responsibilities: ·Own the process and deliver insightful and timely analysis to provide a stretching but achievable Group Strategic Plan, Capital Plan and Budget. ·Main analytical resource for a Group Strategic project. ·Act as the primary Group contact for each of the above processes to provide Guidance, analysis and Exec / Board presentations. ·Support the Manager to ensure an adequate level of challenge to the processes. ·Create and own the Business plan models for Balance sheet and Cashflow. ·Produce the Group forecast highlighting areas of required challenge. ·On time delivery of Group Strategic Dashboard to senior management, the Exec and the Board. ·Delivery of accurate and insightful analysis on key Groupwide commercial and financial issues. Skills, Experience & Qualifications: ·Able to demonstrate a sound eye for detail and unwavering focus on accuracy. ·Experience of working in a multi-site, multi country organisation. ·Recognised accountancy qualification with three years PQE or alternative relevant experience. ·Outstanding excel modelling skills and approach to succinctly presenting material.

Interim Finance Manager (Part-Time)

London, England

A well known charitable organisation is looking for a hands-on Finance Manager to assist the organisation during a period of change. This is a standalone position on a part-time basis, based in London, £300-£325 per day. Key role responsibilities include but are limited to: ·To ensure that all the financial and monthly management accounts are accurately prepared and delivered on a monthly basis. ·To work with senior stakeholders to produce the financial budget and cash flow forecast. ·Prepare monthly management reports per project and central costs, that are in non-financial language and can be understood by management. ·To provide financial oversight of bid preparation and business development opportunities, working closely with managers and the business development team, who will prepare project budgets. ·To maintain accounting controls and implement policies and procedures which meet the requirements of SORP and ensure a secure and confidential financial system with appropriate backups. Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Strong management accounting experience ·Experience of project accounting/project tracking ·Proven track record of senior stakeholder management/engagement ·Charity sector experience would be highly beneficial ·Advanced Excel ·Working knowledge of Sage would be beneficial ·Must be able to operate in a hands-on, standalone finance role ·Strong attention to detail ·Driven to add value

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A Finance Business Partner is sought by a leading transport retail business who would like more detailed and better analysis to aid them in their decision making. The business has a turnover of around £1bn, is international, and more importantly, is growing. They have exciting new products / operations planned for 2019 and beyond and need real commercial support to help them achieve their objectives - this is therefore a very exciting time to join them. Reporting to the Head of FP&A, the Finance Business Partner will provide analytical support to three Directors who are focused on ensuring that Customer Experience and Customer Engagement are as good as they can be. As the management accounts are produced elsewhere, the duties of the Finance Business Partner will be purely commercial and will include: ·Proactively challenge performance and drive change to ensure key operational and financial targets are achieved or beaten. ·Build and maintain effective working relationships across teams, act as the financial 'go to person' for business stakeholders. ·Provide forward looking financial information to key stakeholders and the CFO; lead business review meetings to deliver insight and identify risks & opportunities. ·Lead the budgeting, forecasting and planning cycles for your business areas. ·Drive strategic and long-term business planning; developing 20 Year Plans for your business areas. ·Develop business cases to support Investment Appraisals, including conducting post implementation and financial benefit reviews. ·Support and drive ad-hoc projects and initiatives as required. The ideal candidate for the role of Finance Business Partner will be a qualified accountant (CIMA / ACA / ACCA) with proven business partnering and analytical experience. Candidates will be bright with enquiring minds, being inclined to challenge the status quo and challenge traditional thinking. Applicants will be adept at building relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and will enjoy seeing their outputs contribute to actual decision making. Progression opportunities are also available to strong candidates.

Group Reporting Manager

London, England

A Group Reporting Manager is sought by a leading commercial FTSE-100 plc who are experiencing strong growth in terms of revenue, profit and market penetration. The company, a major hi-tech manufacturer, has a global presence and operates as either the primary or secondary operator in the vast majority of the markets / countries in which it operates. Their products transform the world in which we live and, as such, they are ideally poised to continue their growth over the coming years. The Group Reporting Manager will report into the Group Financial Controller; they will lead a team of three qualified accountants and will be responsible for the provision of consolidated financial information to both the Board and externally as well as significant monthly commentary. Specific responsibilities will include: · Production of monthly group management accounts & annual group budget for the Board. · Preparation of half / full year consolidated accounts including supporting analysis and ad hoc information / analysis for the Group's Investor Relations department. · Ensure compliance with the group's accounting policies, statutory requirements and IFRS. · Preparation, review & analysis of information for the group's Tax, Treasury and M&A depts. · Maintain the group's consolidation system; support the replacement of this system. · Manage / develop a team of three group accountants. · Provision of ad hoc support and analysis for the Board and other senior management. The ideal candidate for the post of Group Reporting Manager will be a qualified ACA who is currently either a Senior Manager within a Big 4 firm or at an equivalent level in a Group reporting function in a FTSE-350 plc. All candidates will have strong financial reporting skills and will enjoy challenging, varied and rewarding work. Those who can demonstrate a desire to improve processes and strong staff management skills will be in particular demand. Excellent opportunities for progression are available as the company continues to grow.

Financial Controller

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Cedar are excited to bring to a market a "hands on" financial controller role for a global manufacturing business. With operations in Europe, Asia and the Americas, they are looking for an individual to take a stronghold of the finance function. You will play a pivotal role in revamping the reporting process by implementing new procedures and controls. Key responsibilities: ·Take ownership of the reporting function encompassing all BAU duties ·Implement robust reporting procedures and reporting tools ·Make recommendations and improve current procedures through efficient controls ·Have strong leadership qualities to manage a team ·Ad hoc requirements as necessary Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) ·Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is essential ·Have proven experience of implementing processes and controls ·Manufacturing or distribution experience is essential ·Knowledge or experience of implementing ERP systems would be highly beneficial ·Multi-site experience is essential This is a challenging and rewarding role for an individual who has the ability to adapt swiftly, be a key influencer and have the overall gravitas. Your proven experience in implementing processes and controls will be a key factor in shaping the way business is done. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to add value and gain some valuable experience.

Finance manager

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

My client, a leading player in the professional services space are looking to hire a finance manager for an initial period for 6 months to take control and provide general financial oversight of one of their divisions. You will be a key business partner being the "go to" individual for all financial related matters. Key responsibilities: ·Creation and oversight of the monthly reporting packs ·Oversight of the group submission packs (cashflow, working capital & balance sheet reconciliations) ·Business partner with finance and non finance stakeholders ·Manage the rolling forecast for the business ·Implement robust strong analysis and reporting tools ·Assist with the creation of bid models ·Management of the statutory audit, corporate tax and employee benefits ·Any ad hoc duties as required by the Finance Director Key requirements: Strong analytical skills Strong interpersonal skills Strong excel skills A working knowledge of SAP Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) This is a great opportunity with exposure to the wider business. You will be a key influencer and have the ability to take a stronghold of the finance function.

Senior Finance Manager - Reporting

West London, London

If you are looking to accelerate your career from Accountant to Financial Controller, then this is a real Finance Manager role, with lots of exposure to senior management, and the autonomy to design your role to how you see fit to get the job done! This is a real Tech business with a buzzing social scene, awesome offices fully kitted out to the max (think games room, gym, even a slide), and a real work-life balance (you're an adult - they'll trust you to get the job done). You'll get to support as many projects as you put your hand up for, whilst being supported to build on your skill set so that there is never a dull moment. Your remit: The Finance Manager is responsible for financial reporting on the performance and position of the International Business (circa $500m turnover) and it's individual companies, while being supported by a strong Management Accounting Team (dotted line). This is a meaty reporting role with a broad scope, interacting with various internal and external stakeholders, co-ordinating with various teams, and presenting results to the Group. So who do we think this role will suit best? An ACA qualified accountant with strong stakeholder management and co-ordination skills, gained in a top-tier practice environment A strong influencer able to guide multiple teams to the goal posts, using the carrot - not the stick Able to succeed in a fast, high-growth and macro management environment Crucially, you'll need to be someone who is not offended by colleagues coming into work in shorts and flip flops on a hot summers day!

Senior Accountant

City of London, London

Cedar are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant at a London based Luxury Yacht Charterer. We are looking for an immediately available accountant to work on an interim basis either part-time or full-time basis. There is the opportunity for this role to turn permanent. Location - Central London Position - Senior Financial Accountant Daily Rate - £275 to £300 / Day to Ltd Company (Negotiable dependent on experience) Requirements: ·Qualified Accountant ·Good grasp of HMRC reporting and requirements ·Experience using Dynamics (System) ·Retail / Services /Travel experience in large companies (Not Vital) ·Multi-Currency Experience ·Payrole & Foreign VAT Knowledge Our client is looking to interview as soon as possible so I will be in touch with all qualified applicants within 1 working day.

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 Manager

London, England

Finance Manager Amazing opportunity for a talented Finance Manager to join a company to help shape the future of the world's environmental crisis. The key purpose of this role is to partner with internal business line managers to make critical commercial decisions on the operation and growth of the business. You will provide reporting, financial analysis and insight into business performance and help them understand trends, opportunities and areas they can improve on. If you are a driven and motivated finance professional looking for a challenge in a growing company on the front line of the fight against climate change, they're looking for you. Tasks and responsibilities ·Analyse data and coordinate with the Senior Management to drive the overall controlling on a business group level including variance analysis on both income and cost ·Collaborate actively within the project and business line controlling ·Carry over liquidity planning for the whole business group ·Lead the group budget process through coordination with the Management and other stakeholders ·Work closely with our headquarters in Europe to maintain and further advance strong processes to support timely reporting ·Identify and drive initiatives to further leverage financial systems, streamline process flows and create systematic methods for efficient data processing, reporting and analysis of past history, current positions and predictive future performance Your profile ·Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Controlling, Finance or an equivalent education is essential ·International accounting experience and proven working experience as a financial controller would be beneficial ·Experience in a small, growing and international company would be an advantage ·A self starter with the ability to develop solutions to challenging issues ·Financial modelling skills are an advantage ·Strong analytical and problem solving skills ·Solid organisational skills and attention to detail ·Outstanding conceptual and process design skills ·Management or team leadership experience would be beneficial ·High-energy, flexible and responsive work style; ability to work in a fast-paced environment ·Excellent written and oral skills; further languages are considered a plus ·Excellent IT skills, especially in MS Excel, knowledge and interest in database management We offer ·Be part of a growing and multicultural company with a real purpose ·Excellent team spirit; work with dedicated and enthusiastic people ·Opportunity to grow with the company and take more responsibilities

Corporate Finance Analyst

London, England

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

Senior Finance Manager - Reporting

West London, London

If you are looking to accelerate your career from Accountant to Financial Controller, then this is a real Finance Manager role, with lots of exposure to senior management, and the autonomy to design your role to how you see fit to get the job done! This is a real Tech business with a buzzing social scene, awesome offices fully kitted out to the max (think games room, gym, even a slide), and a real work-life balance (you're an adult - they'll trust you to get the job done). You'll get to support as many projects as you put your hand up for, whilst being supported to build on your skill set so that there is never a dull moment. Your remit: The Finance Manager is responsible for financial reporting on the performance and position of the International Business (circa $500m turnover) and it's individual companies, while being supported by a strong Management Accounting Team (dotted line). This is a meaty reporting role with a broad scope, interacting with various internal and external stakeholders, co-ordinating with various teams, and presenting results to the Group. So who do we think this role will suit best? An ACA qualified accountant with strong stakeholder management and co-ordination skills, gained in a top-tier practice environment A strong influencer able to guide multiple teams to the goal posts, using the carrot - not the stick Able to succeed in a fast, high-growth and macro management environment Crucially, you'll need to be someone who is not offended by colleagues coming into work in shorts and flip flops on a hot summers day!

Group Finance Manager (Tech business)

London, England

Group Finance Manager PE backed Tech business Central London This high-growth, buzzing international Tech business with HQ in London has a presence across several international territories and is on-target to more than double in size in the next 4 years. With significant backing by a leading Silicon Valley PE house, this business is expected to reach £100M turnover within the next 5 years. Supporting this growth is the need for an ambitious Finance Manager with the energy and drive to overhaul and improve the quality and efficiency of financial information. This is a fantastic opportunity to manage a team, taking a lead in Finance to guide reporting and business processes improvement, and become a senior leader in the Finance team. The role will work closely with the Head of FP&A, being instrumental in providing accurate and detailed actuals for the production of management reporting. There will be real opportunity for progression, including moving into other areas of Finance. Responsibilities: Production of the monthly Board Pack with supporting commentary and analysis Preparation of monthly consolidated group financial statements consolidating 5 entities Management of monthly close process and Global Chart Of Accounts Manage 1 direct report and grow the team as necessary including recruitment activities Maintain and develop transfer pricing policy, managing the relationship with external advisers where necessary Maintain the group's consolidation system and support the current finance transformation Preparation and review of financial information on an ad-hoc basis for Senior Management What we are looking for: You will have a strong academic background and be ACA qualified You will have played a key role in driving best practice reporting or process improvements. You will also have demonstrably high levels of commercial acumen, communication skills and a logical approach to business methodology. Critical is the hunger to drive improved changes in a fast-paced and dynamic PE backed 'Tech Startup' environment.

Head of Finance - Contract Delivery

London, England

Head of Finance - Contract Delivery C£90,000 Central London Blue-chip market leader This market leading brand is consistently winning lucrative contracts whilst maintaining a substantial level of bottom line return. With a commitment to continued investment into the winning and delivery of these and future contracts, it is now seeking a talented Head of Finance to manage the delivery of a key region. Reporting to the Divisional FD and leading a team of Finance Managers, the role includes: Lead the team to ensure the financial management of multiple sizeable contracts Regular external customer engagement Ownership of capex intensive projects Business partner cross functional senior stakeholders Lead on the forecasting and budgeting and cost control projects Very limited regional travel (i.e. 2 days per month) You will be an experienced senior finance professional with in-depth knowledge of a contract rich environment where you will have utilised a broad range of finance skills. Having delivered tangible value in a complex and sizeable organisation, you will demonstrate the required behaviours to partner internal and external customers including high levels of emotional intelligence, gravitas, tenacity and an eye for detail.

Head of Finance, Bids & Corporate Development

London, England

Head of Finance - Bids C£90,000 Central London Blue-chip market leader This market leading brand is embarking on a major UK wide investment programme that will have a major impact how the British public engages with each other on a daily basis. As part of this ground breaking programme this dynamic organisation is now seeking a Head of Finance to support UK wide bid activity. Partnering the Commercial Bid leadership team and leading a team of Financial Analysts the role includes: Improving governance and processes around the bid environment Own the financial input into the overall bid models Own various capex intensive programmes Work closely with senior cross functional stakeholders Challenge existing status quo and assumptions You will be an experienced senior finance professional with in-depth knowledge of creation and review of business cases, project delivery and controls roll out. Previous exposure to bids would be an advantage.

Interim Management Accountant

London, England

A PE backed Fintech organisation is looking for a Management Accountant to join their organisation during a time of change and growth, based in London, £300-£350 per day. As Management Accountant for this vibrant, fast paced business, you will have full ownership of the month end responsibilities. This will include the consolidation of the management accounts for UK and US entities, overview of AP/AR duties, payroll journals and bank reconciliations. You will also be asked to assist with other ad hoc projects. Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Significant management accounting experience - Previous experience of running the end to end month-end process - Microsoft Dynamics Business Central or Navision systems experience - Self-starter with a hands-on attitude - Able to work in a fast paced, dynamic work environment - Strong organisational skills Applicants must be available to interview week commencing 28th January and start immediately thereafter.

Interim FP&A Analyst

London, England

A rapidly growing, fast paced consumer technology organisation is looking for an FP&A Analyst to join their team during a significant period of growth within EMEA, based in London, £325-£350 per day. The successful candidate will be responsible for the EMEA regional planning and performance management processes, including the development & preparation of weekly flash, monthly management reporting packs and the consolidation of market performance analysis. You will assist with the set up and continual improvement of FP&A processes, partnering with senior stakeholders to achieve this where required. There are also ad hoc projects and analysis that will need attention. Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Significant FP&A experience - Demonstrable knowledge of implementingFP&A processes and controls - Stakeholder engagement and management experience - Advanced Excel - FP&A systems experience - HFM, BPC etc - Experience within FMCG, retail or similar sector would be highly beneficial - Strong communication skills - Able to work in a fast paced, demanding work environment - Able to work with constant change -Self starter, driven to add value from the outset