Qualified Finance


Interim Global Financial Accountant

City of London, London

Cedar are currently recruiting for an Interim Financial Controller for a 1 year FTC at a global private healthcare 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 UK Financial Controller Length - 1 Year Salary - Circa £75,000 + 10% Bonus (On a Fixed Term Contract) (Client's preference is on FTC but will consider Day Rate for the right person) Start Date - ASAP Requirements ·Available at short notice (Maximum 2 Week's Notice Period) ·Qualified Accountant ·Strong balance sheet technical knowledge (Debit & Credits, Double Entry etc) ·Strong Excel knowledge (Pivot Tables, VLookups etc) Preferable but not a Necessity ·Netsuite Experience (Or similar, eg. Oracle, Quickbooks etc ·Experience in Tax accounting

Interim Head of FP&A

London, England

A fast paced consumer technology start up is looking for an Interim Head of FP&A to come on board and assist during an incredible exciting growth phase, based in London, £500-£650 per day (dependent on experience). The successful candidate will join the business in a state of constant change to set up the FP&A function. This includes the everything to the budget cycle through to the implementation & standardisation of processes. Additionally, supporting senior stakeholders to understand the business requirements is key. Candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Significant FP&A experience ·Demonstrable experience of creating/implementing FP&A processes ·Proven track record of supporting senior stakeholders ·Advanced Excel skills ·Must have working in an SME/start-up working environment ·Consumer/Technology sector experience would be beneficial ·Able to hit the ground running ·Be hands-on in a fast paced and constantly changing environment ·Problem solving mentality The ideal candidate will be available to start on October 1st.

Project Accountant

London, England

Senior Accountant Central London Contract 3-6 Months Charity/Not for Profit Organisation The Opportunity: I have an opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join an organisation during a period of positive transition. The organisation have identified areas of improvement from a process and production perspective within the finance function and are committed to procuring resources, such as this interim role, to complete a number of projects. You will be reporting to a passionate and dynamic Finance Director and be tasked with leaving the legacy of a robust finance team. The Role: ·Development of core financial policies and procedures ·Development of policies and procedures in relation to faculty events (income and expenditure) ·Development of policies and procedure for the contracting of contractors/workers/employees (faculties and HQ) as appropriate ·Draft recommendations for required structure of finance team going forward The Requirements: ·Background in finance or accountancy with a proven track record at Managerial level. ·Qualified (essential) ·Experience from within the Charitable/Not for Profit sector (desirable) ·Must be available within 2 weeks

Interim Finance Manager

London, England

A well known real estate/construction organisation is looking for an Interim Finance Manager to join their team during a very busy period, based in London, £325-£375 per day. Key responsibilities: - End to end management of multiple contracts within the organisation - Manage the shut down of one of the business units from a finance perspective - Work closely with the Finance Director to support on new business cases - Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision - Ad hoc projects as required Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Strong commercial finance experience - Significant project accounting experience (end to end ownership of contracts) - Experience of working in a contract business environment - Ability to work in a fast paced & demanding work environment - Ability to hit the ground running and add commercial value from the outset - Excellent communication skills

International Tax Manager

London, England

IDG (International Data Group) is the world's leading technology media, data and marketing services company. With a global remit spanning 147 countries, IDG's range of influential websites, events and publications provide data insights to changing marketing appetites and behaviours. Putting customer content at the heart of all engagements, IDG creates marketing impact content across digital, video, mobile and social platforms. IDC (International Data Corporation) is a wholly owned subsidiary of IDG and is Is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. With IDG's global dominance, the business has identified a newly created opportunity to appoint an International Tax Manager, based in the International HQ in Euston, London. Reporting to the VP International Finance, key responsibilities of the role include: ·Monitor all tax developments internationally and take ownership for communicating legislation and regulatory changes to regional entity operations ·Oversee the external compliance function (direct and indirect taxes), including ensuring that cross-border compliance and tax controls and processes are maintained ·Review tax reporting submissions from all countries; appropriately challenge existing processes ·Provision of tax advice (all taxes) to ensure that business projects are transacted tax efficiently ·Manage international indirect tax audits ·Prepare and execute all operational aspects of transfer pricing, including review of intercompany transactions and agreements ·Support the International Controllers with ad-hoc process improvement and the provision of robust financial controls Desirable skills: ·Qualified finance professional (CTA, ACA or ACCA) ·International Tax experience within a Big4 advisory firm or a large in-house company ·The ability to build relationships across all levels of the organisation, including with senior stakeholders Cedar is working on an exclusive basis with IDG and any applications sent from thrird parties will be forwarded to Chris Morrison for review.

Interim Year End Accountant

London, England

An Interim Year End Accountant is required for a nationally recognised facilities management company that operates across multiple international territories, based in central London. The role will involve helping with year end and producing accounting policies. Key responsibilities include: ·Interim and year end reporting (disclosure packs, notes, document reviews) ·Cash Flow & Capital forecasting and reporting ·Deliver standardised reporting ·Create and manage consolidation templates ·Ongoing periodic governance process ·Monitor KPIs on process adherence and performance (e.g. on time submissions) ·Build strong relationships with business unit contacts to deliver robust and accurate performance reporting ·Producing accounting policies and manuals for non financial stakeholders Candidates will have strong reporting and group consolidations experience, ideally gained within a consumer or retail focussed organisation. You will have strong analytical ability and the personal skills to liaise with senior stakeholders across the business

Commercial Finance and FP&A Manager

London, England

Commercial Finance / FP&A Manager Central London European Consumer business C£70,000 + bonus etc This established Consumer group has expanded rapidly over the past 7 years through a combination of acquisitive and organic growth. With a European presence and ambitious plans to maintain its exceptional roll out across new and existing territories, the new position of Commercial Finance / FP&A Manager has been created. Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance, you will: Own the preparation of the long-term 5-year business planning model (including scenario modelling), the yearly Budgeting process and the quarterly re-forecasting cycle Produce the 3 year plan, budget and forecasting packs (in collaboration with the operating businesses) for the Exec Be the key financial modelling and analysis expert to deliver insightful analysis to support executive requests and to support the operating companies Profitability analysis / comparison across the various territories to inform investment decisions Cash flow scenario planning / modelling Provide insight and analysis into market trends, macro economy and the wider retail landscape Own the weekly financial analysis of trading results for presentation to the Pepkor Europe Board As a qualified accountant with demonstrable experience of providing insightful and analytical financial support to commercial stakeholders you will have a demonstrable hunger and passion to drive increased commercial finance support and an ability to get stuck into a rapidly growing and hands on business. With a high degree of intellectual horsepower and a proven background in a fast paced, branded business you will have extremely impressive engagement skills and an immediate projection of gravitas and credibility. This position will play a key role in the continued success of this rapidly growing Consumer success story.

Corporate Finance Analyst

London, England

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

Finance Process Analyst

Hertfordshire, England

A Finance Process Analyst is required for a leading FTSE 250 organisation in Hertfordshire. Experienced Required: Documentation of finance process flows and process narratives/work instructions Quality review of documentation provided by sending parties (country controllers usually) Coordination of the receipt of documentation from local controllers/BU Finance/other team members in the countries Involvement in development of policies and procedures and other process improvements Finance background - finance qualification preferred or QBE Finance experience within a commercial environment Process mapping and documentation (narratives/work instructions) Knowledge of internal control requirements within a global business environment (SOX beneficial) End to end process knowledge of finance processes - mainly GL but AP/AR/Treasury beneficial too.

Interim Management Accountant

London, England

A fast paced IT Consultancy organisation, based in London, is looking for an Interim Management Accountant to join their team, £275-£300 per day. Key role responsibilities included but are not limited to: -Production of the monthly finance reports and month end close. -Preparation of financial plans, budgets and forecasts -Assisting in providing commercial analysis and working with senior stakeholders within the organisation -Various ad hoc projects Key candidate requirements: -Qualified Accountant -Hands on management accounting experience -Experience of FP&A/budgeting & forecasting/variance analysis -Advanced Excel skills -Technology sector experience -Excellent communication skills -Ability to hit the ground running in a fast paced work environment -Self starter with a "can do" attitude Applicants must be immediately available

Interim Finance Analyst

London, England

Interim Finance Project Manager An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for a global services company based in central London. They are looking for an interim finance project manager to take on an ad hoc role, that will involve taking responsibility for reviewing the integrity of reporting figures, forecast updates and budgets across all areas of UK Finance, business partnering with operational stakeholders and any other ad hoc projects. Responsibilities will include: ·Supporting the preparation and consolidation of the monthly and quarterly reporting ·Communicating closely with the BU finance teams on budgets and strategic plans ·The development of monthly reporting packs for the divisional management and group finance team ·Preparation and assist in the completion of annual budgets and balance reconciliation ·Preparation of audit committee updates ·Support the business in the roll out of new standards ·Ad Hoc projects across all areas of finance, working closely with the CFO and CEO of the UK business Key criteria: ·Ideally ACA Qualified and 1 year of industry experience ·Excellent communication skills ·Self motivated with strong professional values

Senior Manager, FP&A

London, England

Prestigious research-based organisation is currently looking to secure a Senior FP&A manager on a permanent basis. The role has arisen due to positive movement within the team where tenure is strong, so this is a great opportunity to work with an exceptional peer group. The organisation has a UK and Global vision that is focused on essential research and economic gain for the UK as a result. It is therefore important that individuals applying have the ability to support non-finance research staff from a decision perspective; are able to present financial rationale with confidence while empathising with the context and direction of internal operations. The ideal candidate will be CCAB Qualified with up to five years' experience in a decision support, finance business partnering capacity. Key skills include financial planning and modelling experience, budget setting, VFM, partnering SLT stakeholders, developing cost and operation models, monthly MI and management reporting, and capital planning. The role will suit someone who has excellent communication skills, can quickly build credible relationships with Director level internal stakeholders, is a keen solution provider and will feel comfortable working with complex large data information sets.

Head of FP&A

City of London, London

An internationally renowned property business is looking for a senior FP&A professional to head up an FP&A function in one of their divisions for a period of 12 months. Key responsibilities: ·Lead the strategic planning process ·Lead the annual budget process ·Own forecasting and short-term reforecasting ·Preparation of Board level presentations for internal and external consumption ·Ad-hoc projects ·Drive improvements through management reporting and transparent business insight ·Drive working capital improvements Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA ·Extensive and robust FP&A experience ·Multi-site experience ·Property or retail estate experience As an emotionally intelligent and commercially orientated senior finance professional, you will have in-depth FP&A experience. You will have a worked in a multi-territory environment, successfully influencing senior stakeholders and streamlining processes across the business.

Senior Revenue Accounting Specialist

London, England

Senior Revenue Accounting Specialist An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for a well-known Corporate Travel company based in Central London. The role sits within Group Finance and is very much centred around Revenue Accounting. In this role you will work as the lead advisor for all Revenue Accounting and be responsible for the accurate reporting of all revenues within the group. Responsibilities will include: ·Full responsibility for all revenue accounting processes including working with external auditors and shareholders ·Own the month end accounting process for all group revenue streams ·In charge of the design and execution of revenue cycles ·Develop and optimise existing revenue accounting processes, to ensure the reporting of highly complex revenue flows is timely ·Provide insight, analytics and challenge commercial assumptions for budget and forecast purposes. ·Identify and assess the impact on revenue accounting including any changes in IFRS accounting standards. Key criteria: ·Qualified accountant ·Extensive revenue accounting experience in a high transaction volume capacity ·Experience in producing statutory accounts and in working with auditors. Please apply online immediately to avoid disappointment.

Senior Financial Analyst

City of London, London

SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST An ambitious, market leading business services company, with an international client base servicing multiple sectors, from Consumer Brands to Media & Technology, is seeking to bring on-board an influential Senior Finance Analyst. This is an opportunity to join a truly dynamic and high growth business, operating in over 90 countries, during an exciting time of further international expansion and 20% year on year growth. The Senior Financial Analyst is the key Business Partner in the UK and a key member of a global Finance team. This position partners business leaders including the Managing Director and other internal stakeholders to educate and consult on financial performance, metrics and customer pricing. The Senior Financial Analyst is also responsible for the preparation, documentation and production of Board and management reporting requirements including financial statements, analysis, and dashboards for the EMEA region. RESPONSIBILITIES Lead the regional forecasting process, working with operational leadership to provide accurate forecasting and analyze variances. Be a business partner to internal stakeholders, educating and consulting on multiple financial metrics. Support the FP&A Manager & lead the coordination of the annual operating and strategic plans for EU and APAC. Support the commercial teams with pricing and cost reviews. Prepare, analyze, and distribute financial and operational reports. Complete all standard and ad-hoc financial analyses for new service offerings. Provide mentorship and development to the Commercial Finance team. Responsible for maintaining communication and coordination with the global finance team. SKILLS ACA/CIMA qualification 5 years of experience in commercial finance, or a commercial role in an accountancy practice Experience influencing senior stakeholders in a multinational business Experience working with operations across multiple countries is required Experience in performing multiple projects, carrying out multiple priorities and working with diverse teams.

Commercial Finance Manager - Property

London, England

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

UK Finance Director

London, England

Due to an exciting period of sustained growth, an instantly recognisable multi-site leisure business based in London is seeking to appoint a UK Finance Director. The role is an integral part of the Senior Management Team and will have considerable exposure across the global business, including reporting lines to the Executives. Key responsibilities include: ·Strategic Plan - Deliver a robust 5-year planning model ·Driving Performance - Identify business opportunities through analytical review and enhancing performance data ·Investment - Build investment cases for business consideration, developing scenario models to highlight growth opportunities ·Reporting - Develop an accurate and reliable financial and management reporting suite ·Process and Controls - Enable the finance function to run efficiently and fluidly ·Business Partnering - Own all non-finance engagements with P&L owners, consistently delivering financial literacy ·Management - Build a team of quality finance professionals Desirable skills/qualifications: ·ACA/ACCA/CA (Preferred) ·Big4 trained ·Financial modelling experience ·Commercially minded

Corporate Development Director

London, England

A market leading international business services client is recruiting a Corporate Development Director to play a key role in executing their ambitious domestic and international growth plans. With broad exposure to senior management, this role offers fantastic exposure across the business and the opportunity to truly contribute to the success of this growing organisation. Key responsibilities will include: Leading and managing the full lifecycle of the transaction process Identifying and evaluating potential acquisition targets Conducting commercial due diligence to support transaction decisions Contributing to and supporting the implementation of key strategic issues for existing assets - generating ideas and creating frameworks; evaluating new business models Developing long term strategic plans The successful candidate will be an experienced Corporate Finance specialist with exposure to M&A activity across international territories. Ideally you will have started your career within Transaction Services before moving into industry to obtain experience of delivering the full end-to-end deal lifecycle. With an ability to drive critical business thinking, you will enjoy a collegiate, change-oriented and fast-paced environment. A confident self-starter, you will have a track record of delivering significant projects and building relationships with senior stakeholders across a variety of functions. 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.

Divisional Finance Director

West Midlands, England

Our client is a dynamic and well-known international leisure business that has achieved great success to date. As a market leader, the business has an exciting strategic vision and ambitious growth plans. To facilitate and support this continued expansion, our client is recruiting a Divisional Finance Director for one of its key business units based in the Midlands. As an integral member of the senior management team you will work closely with the Divisional Managing Director and Group Finance Director, to support the growth of the business. Key responsibilities will include: Functioning as a business partner to the Divisional Managing Director, developing and implementing the strategic direction, providing a clear vision of short-term and longer-term goals Providing leadership with strong financial support, analysis and commercial challenge for all decision making on a broad range of finance, commercial and operational matters Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities in order to maximise growth and profitability Taking ownership of the production of high quality financial accounts and reports for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes Full accountability for ensuring robust corporate governance and compliance with all regulatory requirements - maintaining tight controls, driving continuous improvements, best practice and efficiencies Leading, developing and mentoring a finance team The successful candidate will be a 'hands on', technically strong and commercially astute Finance Director, with significant operational exposure in a broad finance leadership capacity. You will be comfortable dealing with the complexity of multiple revenue streams, ideally within a leisure or consumer-facing environment. Prior management experience is essential. A confident self-starter, you will have exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and build strong relationships across all levels. You will have the emotional intelligence, credibility and gravitas to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner. With demonstrable drive, enthusiasm and proactivity, you will thrive in a change-oriented and fast-paced environment.

Interim Head of Finance

London, England

One of London's largest Housing Associations is currently looking for an Interim Head of Finance. This role will working partnership to support the CFO while managing and inspiring the greater finance team via four manager level reports. You will be operating in a similar capacity with a proven track record developed within either a similar organisation OR be able to demonstrate a transferable skill set and the ability to apply your social conscience in a financial context. This is a near 100-year old organisation with a specific commitment to the provision for the older, socially vulnerable members of our society. They have a structured plan in place which will enable them to develop and expand their current portfolio of care. The Interim Head of Finance will take ownership for the quality of outgoing financial information; team performance, the development and delivery of financial reporting and forecasting, adherence to statutory and regulatory processes, internal controls, creative and confident decision support, review and development of performance and KPIs and deputise for the CFO as and when required. Your existing skill set should enable you to add value from a standing start. You will be Qualified CCAB possessing excellent leadership and communication skills.

Head of Finance

City of London, London

Our client, a leading and collaborative Housing Association are seeking an ambitious and inspirational Head of Finance. As a key member of the senior management team, you will report directly into the CFO and have accountability for the following: Key responsibilities: ·Creation of robust financial reporting tools ·Develop and improve forecasting in line with the organisation's strategy ·Ensuring all internal controls and risk reporting functions are robust ·Challenge and streamline KPI's to solidify financial performance ·Support the board in strategic decision making ·Create, establish and maintain an inspirational leadership platform inspiring all stakeholders Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA ·Demonstratable management experience ·Effective problem solving skills ·Experience in board reporting ·Risk management This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-starter who has the ability to manage and create a cohesive environment. You will demonstrate a determined approach and play an integral part in the delivery of their strategy. It is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career and take the next step.

Interim Project Financial Controller

London, England

A well known and dynamic technology business, based in London, is looking for an Interim Financial Controller, £400 -£500 per day. The successful candidate will be joining the team to assist with a high profile project specifically focused on the month end process. There is a requirement to implement new procedures and controls to significantly improve and streamline the current process, working closely with key stakeholders to ensure that all changes are suitable for the business needs. Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Significant financial control experience - Proven track record in implementing processes and controls - Demonstrable experience of successfully running/completing finance projects - Excellent stakeholder management -Able to hit the ground running in a fast paced working environment - Able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines - Excellent communication skills - Technology or similar sector experience would be advantageous

Interim Senior Accountant

London, England

A well known, rapidly growing technology business, based in London, is looking for an Interim Senior Accountant to join their team, £275-£325 per day. Key role responsibilities include but are not limited to: - End to end management accounts - Revenue journals - Balance Sheet reconciliations - Preparation of Annual Statutory accounts - Support to various process improvement projects Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - ideally ACA through practice - Experience in financial/management accounts - Advanced Excel skills - Technology or related sector experience would be advantageous - Must be able to hit the ground running in a fast paced, high energy work environment - Strong eye for detail with a problem solving mind-set - Excellent communication skills

Interim FP&A Analyst

London, England

Interim FP&A Analyst sought for an International Property Consultancy business based in Central London. In this role you will assist and lead all FP&A activities for the group. Responsibilities will include: ·Short to long term planning, budgeting, forecasting and in-depth analysis of the business model ·Working closely with the business to understand its key drivers in order to support and influence better performance ·You will be managing a small team but will be expected to work independently, and be able to influence cross-functionally and across multiple geographies up and down the organisation. ·Regular reporting of: Daily sales; Weekly sales and Weekly P&L overview reports; Monthly management accounts packs ·Systems implementation & improvements - ongoing maintenance and further development of Cognos reporting tool To succeed in this high profile and pivotal role you will be: ·A highly impressive qualified finance professional. ·You will have demonstrable experience of owning and driving improvements in FP&A as well as a highly commercial and strategic mindset. ·You will need to thrive on change, and have the personality to be able design necessary changes and ensure deliver by influencing multiple and varied senior stakeholders. This role will give the chosen candidate a fantastic opportunity to have a tangible impact to the commercial performance of a rapidly-changing global business. An individual with an ACA qualification or equivalent is advantageous for this role.