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Senior Finance

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Financial Accounting Manager

Slough, Berkshire

A FTSE 100 market leading brand in Berkshire is seeking to appoint a UK Finance Manager as a 12 month succession plan for the UK Financial Controller. The Finance Manager must be seeking an upward trajectory role, with a strong desire to secure the Financial Controller position upon completion of the initial 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

Head of Revenue Accounting

London, England

A Head of Revenue Accounting is required for an incredibly fast growing and exciting international brand that has taken the market by storm. This is a newly created role within an environment that is establishing operations from scratch across Europe and is actively hiring impressively talented and hungry individuals to support this aggressive growth trajectory. This is a key appointment within the EMEA finance function ensuring the revenue recognition and reporting needs are correctly reflected for the group and that accurate and timely reporting is available for the EMEA leadership team. Responsibilities will include: Full ownership of the EMEA revenue accounting and revenue recognition function, from a strategic and day-to-day perspective Developing and implementing a revenue accounting framework, ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain EMEA-wide revenue accounting policies and procedures, and drive continuous improvement and efficiencies Providing technical support on all revenue related matters, engaging with the business to provide revenue recognition compliant solutions Working closely with the Accounts Receivable team and Shared Service Centre to ensure deliverables and expectations relating to the revenue area are met The successful candidate will be a hands-on qualified accountant with a strong understanding of managing revenue recognition in a growth environment. Proven experience of identifying and delivering improvements to revenue accounting and order-to-cash processeses is key. A demonstrable track record of working in large-scale, complex environments, across international territories with will also be essential. Prior experience of operating in technology, FMCG or broader consumer sectors would be highly advantageous. With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to interact with and develop working relationships internally and cross-functionally. You will possess the visible credibility and gravitas to challenge and influence and will thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Audit Supervisor - Top 10 Firm (Glasgow)

Glasgow, Scotland

Rapidly expanding Top 10 firm of chartered accountants based in the Glasgow area are seeking an Audit Supervisor to join their high performing team based in offices with ease of access to all primary transport links. The successful candidate will be an accomplished auditor, ensuring all work is carried out in line with relevant legislation, supervising and guiding more junior members of the team while working closely with the Audit Manager in planning and completing the auditing of key clients accounts to the highest standard and service. A passion for audit is essential along with an ACA/ACCA Qualification and the drive to provide best in class client service. This firm provides a clear career route to progress your career into management and beyond with a supportive, inclusive culture that promotes personal progression. This role ideally suits someone who has qualified ACA (or similar) and is looking to ascend the management ladder rapidly. International relocation is considered subject to experience, and sponsorship can be provided. Candidates are looking to step into a commercially orientated advisory role with from EEA or international locations. For further details contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice, +44 (0) 7990 886464 | 0203 837 9014 |

Audit Supervisor - Top 10 Firm (Glasgow)

Glasgow, Scotland

Rapidly expanding Top 10 firm of chartered accountants based in the Glasgow area are seeking an Audit Supervisor to join their high performing team based in offices with ease of access to all primary transport links. The successful candidate will be an accomplished auditor, ensuring all work is carried out in line with relevant legislation, supervising and guiding more junior members of the team while working closely with the Audit Manager in planning and completing the auditing of key clients accounts to the highest standard and service. A passion for audit is essential along with an ACA/ACCA Qualification and the drive to provide best in class client service. This firm provides a clear career route to progress your career into management and beyond with a supportive, inclusive culture that promotes personal progression. This role ideally suits someone who has qualified ACA (or similar) and is looking to ascend the management ladder rapidly. International relocation is considered subject to experience, and sponsorship can be provided. Candidates are looking to step into a commercially orientated advisory role with from EEA or international locations. For further details contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice, +44 (0) 7990 886464 | 0203 837 9014 |

VAT Director clear route to Partnership, £1m+ fee income team

Reading, Berkshire

VAT Director with clear route to Partnership is sought to further the expansive growth of a high performing indirect tax team in the heart of Reading. This organisation has set out a three-year strategic growth plan for the expansion of their indirect tax offering, and this appointment is vital to sustaining the relentless growth at the centre of the M4 corridor. Based in central Reading in fantastic offices, this organisation is easily accessible from both national rail and other commuter transport links, including locations such as London, Oxford, Bristol & Basingstoke. The culture is dynamic, inclusive and progressive, with core hours and flexible working culture, the team continues to win business at an astonishing rate, the hunger and speed of which makes this role an essential hire to sustain and drive the expansion of the team and service line. The client base is diverse, incorporates multiple FTSE100/250, Private Equity & High Growth organisations, yields fee revene of £1m+ and is the leading indirect tax team in South Region through both revenue growth and headcount. Career progression is transparent, structured and reviewed bi-annually, working with a dynamic and highly successful peer group that prides themselves on delivering best in class service to their clients acting as true business partners and leading the market in this area. The successful candidate will join a business where there is strong progression to Partnership, promotion is organic and based on merit. For a full brief, please share your full CV with Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on email; , connect on Linkedin; https://www.linkedin.com/in/alistairgraycedar/, or call 07990 886464.

Business Tax Adviser/Manager (Top 10 Firm) - Fantastic Package

Southampton, Hampshire

Cedar is partnering with a Top 10 accountancy firm in Hampshire, who are seeking a Business Tax Manager to support the sustained increase in work. Based in modern offices, close to all primary transport links with free onsite parking, this firm offers flexibility and an unrivaled work/life balance and is considered a market leader ahead of the Big 4 in the local market. The successful candidate will be CTA Qualified and have significant experience working in a firm of accountants delivering advisory services in the business tax space to a range of organisations. You will be a confident, articulate communicator, able to deliver sage advice to senior stakeholders both internally and externally through a commercial lense. Progression is transparent, clear, and based on merit rather than tenure; therefore, as a technical expert, you will have the opportunity to accelerate your career ahead of your peers. For further information, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464, click the link below or forward your CV Not right for you, but know someone who would be interested? Recommend someone to the team at Cedar and take advantage of our referral scheme.

Corporate Tax Director - Top 20 Firm

City of London, London

An opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Tax Director to join a Top 20 firm of accountants in their busy corporate tax team in London. The ideal candidate will have excellent technical skills and experience, and have a thorough understanding of the UK and cross-border corporate tax issues. The London office is looking for an experienced corporate tax specialist at Director level with the potential to expand & enhance the team's capacity for delivering the highest quality tax technical and advisory services. The individual is likely to already be at least at Director or Senior Manager level and expected to be operating in London or the surrounding area. However, my client will also consider individuals wishing to relocate. Sitting in their London Corporate Tax team, the successful candidate will have responsibility for identifying and delivering high-value corporate tax work to our broad and varied client base, and for assisting the Tax Partners in identifying opportunities to win new work. The candidate will also work in close conjunction with our Tax Advisory team. Duties will include; ·Dealing with international, group and transactional corporate tax work ·Delivering detailed tax advice to clients and advising on complex tax issues and transactions ·Keeping abreast of technical developments and legislative changes, and identifying the impact these will have on clients ·Assisting the Partners with the team's marketing strategy and with winning new work ·Building relationships and working closely with the other London Tax teams, with tax teams in different offices and with audit partners, directors, and senior managers As a fast-growing Top 20 firm with a diverse client base, my client is seeking to ensure that our Corporate Tax offering has the resources and expertise to take the maximum advantage from our position in the market and our standing as a leading Nexia network member. The ideal candidate must have excellent technical skills and experience, and have a thorough understanding of the UK and cross-border corporate tax issues. He/she should be familiar with the implications of current trends, such as greater transparency and international co-operation & harmonization (e.g., BEPS, CBCR, Non-Res CGT, PoTS). The individual should also be able to market his/her skills and those of the firm, both on a one-to-one basis and in presentations. They should be innovative with vision, creativity, and flair. The successful candidate must have dealt with a range of tax issues appropriate to our client base of corporate clients. This should include tax planning, capital gains, capital allowances, company restructuring, international tax and all aspects of general advisory services you would expect to offer to corporate clients. Most importantly, the individual must be able to look at the tax issues of private companies & groups both from the company structure and that of their owners. The firm offers accounting, audit and assurance, business advisory, corporate finance, forensic and litigation, outsourcing, tax, and VAT services. We act for businesses and individuals both in the UK and internationally. Their staff works regularly and closely with their colleagues in our regional offices to provide a seamless service to clients, wherever they are located. The London Tax Department is currently split into six tax groups consisting of a corporate tax team, a VAT team, three personal tax groups, and a tax advisory group. The department comprises 12 tax partners, and over 80 employees, with the majority being tax professionals. This firms busy corporate tax team in London looks after the corporate tax affairs of a wide range of clients in a variety of sectors and provides a mixture of compliance and advisory services. Additionally, the group provides tax advice to the regional offices either directly or via the London tax partners, together with general backup and support to local tax staff. The corporate team is growing in response to an expanding and more demanding client base, and this is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and experienced corporate tax specialist. For a confidential discussion, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 | or following the link below.

Manager - Corporate Tax - TV & Film

City of London, London

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Tax Manager to the Corporate Tax team of a busy Top 20 Firm of Accountants in London assisting with the Film & TV Client Base. Candidates should be educated to at least A level (or equivalent) and ideally degree level and will have the relevant professional qualification (ATT/CTA/ACA/ACCA). This firm offers accounting, audit and assurance, business advisory, corporate finance, forensic and litigation, outsourcing, tax, and VAT services. We act for businesses and individuals both in the UK and internationally. Our staff works regularly and closely with their colleagues in our regional offices to provide a seamless service to clients, wherever they are located. The London Tax Department is currently split into six tax groups consisting of a corporate tax team, a VAT team, three personal tax groups, and a tax advisory group. The department comprises 12 tax partners, and over 80 employees, with the majority being tax professionals. The position will form part of the corporate tax group within the London Tax department, but the vast majority of the workload will relate to clients of the Film & Television Team, which provides a wide range of audit and accountancy advice and related services to companies in the sector. The substantial growth of the firm's offering in the Creative Sector means that an additional Tax Manager is required to support existing clients and to capitalise on new opportunities to deliver other high-quality services. The clients include all the major Hollywood Film Studios, many leading independent film production companies, and some of the largest Television Production companies in both the UK and the USA. Also, this firm act for leading Video Game publishers and developers, and a range of related industry companies such as post-production and visual effects providers, film financiers and agents. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing their portfolio of corporate clients, and for dealing with a wide variety of compliance and advisory services. Duties will include: ·Reviewing and submitting Film, Television and Video Game Tax Credit Claims ·Advising clients on the conditions of qualifying for these and other Creative Sector Tax Credits ·Advising on Production Structures and reviewing structure documentation to ensure they are compliant ·Managing the corporation tax affairs of other companies and groups within the sector ·Delivering high-quality tax advisory services to clients on a wide range of issues ·Assisting with ad hoc projects including due diligence, restructuring, R&D, share schemes · The successful candidates will report to Tax Partners in the London tax department, but will also work closely with audit colleagues in the London Film & Television Team. The ideal candidate will be a committed and experienced corporate tax adviser who is already operating as a Manager, with excellent technical and organisational skills. Experience of working with clients in the Creative Sector would be an advantage, though not essential provided the candidate had a track-record of delivering a high standard of client service and dealing with intricate technical work. A natural team player is crucial, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. Education and experience Candidates should be educated to at least A level (or equivalent) and ideally degree level and will have obtained a relevant professional qualification (ATT/CTA/ACA/ACCA). Previous experience at Manager level in a corporate tax role, preferably in a Top 20 firm. To confidentially discuss this role further, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Publuc Practice at Cedar Recruitment on 07990 886464, email or click & follow the link below.

National Indirect Tax Director/Channel Lead (Non-client Facing)

England, England

Cedar is delighted to be Partnering with a Top 10 Accountancy Practice who are seeking a National VAT Technical lead to join their business at Director level. This newly created position is the product of the firm's rapid success through the early stages of their five-year Indirect Tax growth model. This unique role supports the client facing Partners by acting as a technical resource to all VAT & Indirect fee earning Partners nationally. This position, therefore, has a high level of internal visibility, and outstanding inner stakeholder management experience is essential for success. The successful candidate will be seen as the Indirect Tax subject matter expert across the firm and concurrently deliver innovatively designed solutions for updated technical knowledge for consumption by client-facing Partners. Indirect Tax experience is essential, and the successful candidate will have either great in-house expertise from a large group company (ideally FTSE or AIM listed) managing multiple stakeholders as a technical expert. Alternatively, this will suit someone who is already operating at the Senior Manager/Director level in the Indirect Tax space and has a passion for the technical element and enjoys the varied nature of working in the profession. Finally, this opportunity would suit someone who does not currently have the intention of making Partner in an externally facing role but would grasp the chance to do so in an internal facing capacity. The firm is proliferating. This position will see a team of in house experts built around the successful candidate, and the chance to mold the role to become your own is significant. Due to the national nature of this role, it can be based in any of the organisations offices, and there is flexibility around working hours, which offers a fantastic balance, in return, the firm is still able to provide an outstanding level of work product and varied client base that is sure to continually engage and challenge. As an organisation, this firm is leading the way, the Indirect Tax Partners are hungry for success and have progressed their respective careers in a "fast-track" manner. Therefore, this would suit someone who is looking to be stretched and continue to grow technically, while still retaining the opportunity to shape and determine the future of their career with this firm. An outstanding and unique opportunity in the Indirect Tax space. For further information, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice at Cedar Recruitment on 07990 886464 alternatively, please email your profile to;

Finance Buinsess partner

Essex, England

A multi billion pound FMCG is looking for an interim finance business partner with the potential to go permanent to join their finance team on a 6 to 12 month contract. Key requirements: ·Fully qualified accountant (ACCA or ACA or CIMA) ·Experience in retail or FMCG ·Revenue recognition ·Experience with sales/margins ·IFRS 16 or ASC 1606 ·Experience with managing a team Key Accountabilities: ·Responsible for the monthly financial reporting of the Divisions in accordance with the Group timetable ·Provide monthly management information to budget holders and Senior Mgt that is timely, informative and insightful ·Own the financial results of the division taking actions to ensure targets are hit ·Work with the business to prepare robust budgets, forecasts and strategic plans on a monthly, qtrly and annual basis as appropriate and in accordance with the Group timetable ·Provide commercially orientated financial support to budget holders and senior management to help inform their decision making ·Assist the departments with the preparation of Spend and Deal papers to gain approval for proposed investments ·Challenge the business to ensure all funds are invested in-line with strategic plan and to maximise the return on investment ·Ensure strong financial controls are upheld across the division. Identify risk areas and implement controls and reporting to mitigate ·Prepare adhoc financial reporting and analysis in response to requests from the business and Group Finance including contributions to Board papers ·Provide support to the internal and external audit processes including funding bodies as appropriate

Head of Financial Reporting & Controls

London, England

Cedar are delighted to be recruiting a Head of Financial Reporting & Controls for one of the UK's fastest growing technology businesses. Established in 2009, this asset-backed, recurring revenue business is benefitting from rapid growth in the digital economy and they are poised to be a major beneficiary as we all create, consume and demand ever increasing amounts of data. The business is backed by a sovereign wealth fund and currently has an EBITDA of c.£10m with an approved business plan that, when successfully executed, will grow this to c.£100m and result in a growth of EV from c.£700m to c.£1.4bn by 2022. This is a truly exciting time to join and play a key role in driving the growth of this business and ensuring that its financial reporting & controls are brought up to the level demanded by a company that is already a market leader. The Head of Financial Reporting & Controls is a newly created role and reports into the CFO - the postholder will drive the production of the company's financial reporting and ensure that the processes & controls by which the group operates are, and will remain, fit-for-purpose as the business continues to grow. Specific duties include: Deliver accurate monthly, quarterly & annual group management accounts and financial statements within tight group reporting timelines. Lead, develop and grow a team of 7 staff; ensure they are motivated and developed according to their needs. Drive due diligence and M&A activities; integrate any new operating businesses or acquisitions into the Group structure in a technically correct and efficient manner. Develop & implement appropriate business processes and maintain supporting policy documentation to ensure a stronger internal controls framework. Own and manage the relationships with external auditors; ensure all statutory returns (e.g. audit tax, VAT etc) are completed and filed on time. Take the lead in a range of diverse ad hoc projects that arise as the business grows. Candidates for the post of Head of Financial Reporting & Controls will be fully qualified accountants who have gained strong experience in a Big 4 firm and have worked within a reporting role in industry. As well as possessing the technical, operational and leadership skills to drive this group forward, you will be as comfortable producing a consolidation and formulating accounting policy as you will 'rolling up your sleeves' and immersing yourself in the detail as required. You will be a flexible, dynamic thinker who constantly seeks better ways to operate and you will appreciate the need for controls that ensures problems can be solved before they arise. Intelligence and the ability to manage a team (including internal & external stakeholders) are a given and it is noted that significant / increased opportunities exist for the successful candidate as the group continues its rapid growth.

Group Finance Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire

FTSE 250 organisation seeking to appoint technically strong manager to oversee a team of newly appointed accountants as part of an ongoing transformation project. The Group Finance Manager is responsible for overseeing the review of balance sheets, analysis of profit centres and providing accurate and timely statutory accounts to various stakeholders. Responsibilities: Monthly balance sheet reviews Support the preparation of balance sheets for legal entities (production primarily centralised through a shared service centre) Review data migration to identify impairment risks Cost centre risk analysis Analysis and commentary on variance year on year and back up evidence prior to posting of journals for statutory account production Analysis of legal entities by profit centre, providing transparency to Finance Directors and auditors Supporting the definition and implementation of proper controls and systems to ensure maintenance of Balance Sheet and compliance with UK and IFRS accounting standards Quarterly analytical review of legal entities with Finance Directors to ensure subsidiary ownership and comfort with numbers Deliver statutory account process improvement, develop an improved more transparent process including process re-design of the statutory accounting process Take a lead role on collating information and preparing presentations for management, Board and Group level reporting for legal entities including the quarterly analytical review of legal entities to Finance Directors Manage a team of Finance Analysts, identifying clear objectives for the team members, providing coaching, career development and feedback to team members, providing performance evaluation and reward Motivate the team to continuously improve and as act as a single team to ensure agreed-upon deadlines are met Reviewing and analysing current end-to-end processes and policies and controls in order to recommend, secure leadership agreement and implement further improvements, standardisation and greater integration Leading and/or participating in system improvement initiatives that have an impact on statuary accounting for legal entities Application Criteria: Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) Preferably an Audit background, Top 4 or Top 10 Accountancy Practice Strong work knowledge of accounting standards - IFRS 15 & 16 Experience of managing a small team Stakeholder management, internal and external to board level

Financial Controller

London, England

Financial Controller Digital Consumer Sector PE Backed Circa £80,000 + benefits Central London This is one of the UK's best known digital consumer brands, backed by a progressive PE house and experiencing consistent and sustained YoY double digit growth. The time to join is now, with exciting M&A on the agenda, inspirational business leaders joining and multiple capex projects underway to re-enforce a market leading position. As part of the ongoing growth of the business it is now seeking a dynamic Financial Controller to play a key role in providing financial guidance to the leadership team. Reporting to the CFO and leading an end-to-end financial control team, you will: Implement a transparent and rigorous financial control structure, ensuring a 'no surprises' reporting environment Manage the month-end process and reporting cycles, including forecasts and monthly management information Drive improved yet simplified data insight through the organisation, partnering business heads where necessary and helping to facilitate a transparent understanding of business performance Deliver improved management information and developing new reports and models that are appropriate for non-finance stakeholder consumption Provide insight, analysis and recommendations in relation to performance assessment and improvement, financial sustainability, and investment cases. Take the existing financial function and continue the automation and simplification of the structure Oversee the consolidation of the monthly/annual results Provide ongoing risk and opportunity assessments of the business, including full accountability for ensuring robust corporate governance and compliance and ensuring readiness for future corporate activity, i.e. acquisitions or divestments Coach and develop the team, ensuring clarity of purpose, development plans are in place and a collaborative and supportive team environment is sustained As a highly credible finance professional with impressive levels of gravitas, intellectual horsepower and technical accounting knowledge, you will have demonstrable experience of owning an end-to-end finance function, having successfully implemented a best practice financial control environment. With a natural hands-on approach to a rapid growth environment, you will easily demonstrate the skills and behaviours to operate at ground level in a shirt sleeves rolled up capacity and simultaneously able to provide high level guidance and leadership. Whilst experience of working within a PE backed environment would be preferred, to be successful in this role you must have experience of working within a creative and dynamically changing, fast paced and agile business where you will have coached a team to enhanced performance and executed measurable business improvement. Personality and behaviours are a key element for the successful candidate. Humility, business acumen, first class communication skills, attention to detail and a confidence in your own ability are pre-requisite if you are to excel within this dynamic, fast paced and exhilarating environment.

Senior Finance Business Partner

London, England

Senior Finance Business Partner Consumer Sector C£80,000 + impressive benefits West London This well-known and highly successful brand has undergone a significant digital transformation over the past 5 years which has enabled it to execute industry leading innovation. This dynamic business is now seeking to appoint an impressive Senior Finance Business Partner. Managing a small team, you will: Partner a variety of commercial heads to drive improved revenue performance Improve the understanding of business performance and associated insight Lead the forecasting and long term planning Oversee the delivery of month end analysis and commentary Review and sign off on top line focused business cases, centered around business growth initiatives As a qualifed finance professional with impressive levels of intellectual horsepower and emotional intelligence, you will also display immediate hunger and drive with a willingness to get stuck in. You will have demonstrable experience of successfully partnering commercial teams, bringing genuine insight and clarity to business critical relationships, having enabled tangible growth. The ideal candidate will come from a large, complex business that has the consumer front and centre of everything that it does. This is a business critical profile position, engaging with multiple commercial stakeholders, that will give you the profile and springboard to excel within this exciting brand.

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 globe involving around 140 individual mandates. They are particularly well networked, are leaders in their market and have a track record that makes them a 'first call' for distressed businesses. Please note that this company do not perform any insolvency, liquidation, CVA or similar work, they are purely specialists in restructuring and turnarounds. The role of Corporate Restructuring Director has been created to facilitate expansion as a result of an upturn in the restructuring market; the successful applicant will work in small teams across these scenarios: ·Project manage restructuring 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; produce credit & capital structure analysis. ·Financial modelling & valuation of companies to support business planning processes and understanding of potential outcomes for creditors. ·Report writing for 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; 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) as well as strong all-round modelling & accounting experience. Candidates will be confident self-starters who are articulate as well as calm & considered when faced with challenges. Those who thrive under pressure, enjoy working accurately & at pace and have a willingness to travel are particularly sought. A full career path and an exceptional reward structure await the successful candidate.

Senior Associate - Corporate Restructuring

London, England

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

Senior Manager, Commercial Finance

London, England

Senior Manager, Commercial Finance Consumer Sector C£90,000 + Impressive Benefits West London This well-known and highly successful brand has undergone a significant digital transformation over the past 5 years which has enabled it to execute industry leading innovation. This dynamic business is now seeking to appoint an impressive Senior Manager, Commercial Finance. Managing a small team, you will: Partner a variety of commercial heads to drive improved revenue performance Improve the understanding of business performance and associated insight Lead the forecasting and long term planning Oversee the delivery of month end analysis and commentary Review and sign off on top line focused business cases, centered around business growth initiatives As a senior finance professional with impressive levels of intellectual horsepower and emotional intelligence, you will also display immediate hunger and drive with a willingness to get stuck in. You will have demonstrable experience of successfully partnering commercial teams, bringing genuine insight and clarity to business critical relationships, having enabled tangible growth. The ideal candidate will come from a large, complex business that has the consumer front and centre of everything that it does. This is a business critical profile position, engaging with multiple commercial stakeholders, that will give you the profile and springboard to excel within this exciting brand.

R2R Manager

Yorkshire and the Humber, England

R2R Manager urgently required for a leading business services organisation in Yorkshire, to lead the R2R workstream to ensure its operations run smoothly on a daily basis. Experience Required: Previous experience leading R2R / Record to Report teams Qualified accountant with post qualified experience Previously managed team across multiple locations & time zones. Previous Shared Services / SSC experience Strong stakeholder management, communication and relationship building skills. R2R Manager / R2R / Record to Report / Accountant / Finance Manager / Shared Services / SSC

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

Interim Project Accountant

Greater London, England

My client, a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy business are looking to bring on a project accountant during a crucial time. As a rapidly growing business, they have enjoyed YOY working on multiple projects worldwide. Reporting into the group financial controller, you will be responsible for the following: Key responsibilities: ·Setting up and overseeing new projects ·Ownership for job costing ·Providing job costing training and relevant finance systems training ·Prepare the management accounts ·Run key account holder meetings ·Monitor all staff expenses and timesheets ·Assisting the WIP and profit recognition ·Oversee the invoice process ·Company reonciliations ·Manage 2 finance assistants Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification- ACA, ACCA or CIMA ·Significant project accounting experience is essential ·Sun System is essential ·Team management experience ·Strong systems experience ·'hands on' accounting experience This opportunity will suit an individual who has had previous experience in a project accountant role. You will adopt a 'hands on' approach and will be a key influencer supporting and managing key business decisions.

Senior Project Accountant

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Cedar are delighted to bring to market a senior project accountant role for a listed professional services business. This is an exciting time to join the business as they embark on a transformation programme. There is potential for the job holder to work from home for a couple of days a week. As a project accountant you will be responsible for the following: Key responsibilities: ·Support the wider finance team with all technical accounting matters and project deliverables ·Full ownership for the revenue recognition process ·Help set up various processes for reporting matters ·Preparing the job costings for various projects ·Full ownership for the WIP and profit recognition process ·Business partner with finance and non finance stakeholders to ensure effective system use ·Monthly reporting for various projects ·Review and maintain the balance sheet around Working Capital ·Track budgets and forecasts against the transformation programme ·Ad hoc requirements Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) ·Significant project accounting experience ·SAP experience would be highly beneficial ·Strong Technical accounting experience ·Knowledge of revenue recognition ·Highly commercial focused ·Strong system experience This opportunity will suit an individual with a strong background in project accounting and project management. You will be a strong technical accountant with the ability to challenge senior management and stream reporting processes.

Finance Director

London, England

A Finance Director is required for a branded, entrepreneurial restaurant 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. In this newly created role you will be tasked with full ownership for the day to day finance function and will be a strong number two and trusted business partner to the CEO. 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 Managing and preparing all financial and management reporting, budgeting, forecasting, planning, annual accounts preparation, compliance, tax, payroll, KPIs and company cash flow to agreed deadlines Ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain tight control, drive continuous improvement, best practice and efficiencies 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 Playing an active part in ad hoc projects including systems implementation and acquisitions 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, and ideally with previous exposure of operating in an owner-managed organisation 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. With demonstrable drive and enthusiasm and will thrive in a change oriented and dynamic environment. This is an exciting opportunity to make a major commercial impact upon a growing organisation.

Finance Director

Bristol, England

Our client is a fast growing, entrepreneurial, Bristol-based manufacturing business, operating in a niche and highly lucrative market. With a clear strategic vision and ambitious growth plans, the business is looking to strengthen its finance capability by appointing a Finance Director. This newly created role is the most senior finance role within the organisation and you will be tasked with full ownership of the day to day finance function. Reporting directly to the CEO, key responsibilities will include: Acting as a strong business partner to the CEO and broader management team Managing and overseeing all financial and management reporting, budgeting, forecasting, planning, annual accounts preparation, compliance, tax, payroll, KPIs and company cash flow to agreed deadlines Providing financial and commercial analysis and information to support operational business decision making - analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities Driving through best practice by identifying process and controls improvements for financial reporting and then implementing the identified changes Proactive management, development and ongoing motivation of the team, ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain tight controls, drive continuous improvements and efficiencies to facilitate effective and fast paced growth Playing an active part in ad hoc projects including systems implementation The successful candidate will be a technically strong, commercially minded, qualified accountant with a demonstrable track record of working in a fast-paced, team oriented and entrepreneurial environment. A strong reporting background, with advanced Excel skills, and a demonstrable track record of managing, leading and successfully developing a finance team will be essential. Previous exposure of operating within an international manufacturing organisation with a proven understanding of different global business cultures will also be key. As 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 finance and non-finance teams alike, with the ability to build strong relationships and help drive the business forward.

Interim Finance Manager

London, England

A PE backed healthcare organisation is looking for an Interim Finance Manager to assist them on a short term basis, based in London, £300-£325 per day. Please note: there will be occasional travel required to sites in Hertfordshire and Kent. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: ·Ensure the accurate, timely and efficient reporting of management accounts to management, shareholders and other stakeholders ·Production of KPI's and other management information for inclusion in Board Packs to drive business performance ·Manage the balance sheet including control of fixed assets, stock and debtors effectively ·Monthly payroll processing ensuring tax, pension and payroll compliance ·Dealing with external auditors including preparation of statutory accounts Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Strong management accounting experience ·Experience of running a year-end and audit process ·Advanced Excel ·Healthcare or related sector experience would be advantageous ·Comfortable working autonomously and hitting tight deadlines ·Strong attentional to details ·Excellent communication and rapport build skills

National Indirect Tax Director/Channel Lead (Non-client Facing)

England, England

Cedar is delighted to be Partnering with a Top 10 Accountancy Practice who are seeking a National VAT Technical lead to join their business at Director level. This newly created position is the product of the firm's rapid success through the early stages of their five-year Indirect Tax growth model. This unique role supports the client facing Partners by acting as a technical resource to all VAT & Indirect fee earning Partners nationally. This position, therefore, has a high level of internal visibility, and outstanding inner stakeholder management experience is essential for success. The successful candidate will be seen as the Indirect Tax subject matter expert across the firm and concurrently deliver innovatively designed solutions for updated technical knowledge for consumption by client-facing Partners. Indirect Tax experience is essential, and the successful candidate will have either great in-house expertise from a large group company (ideally FTSE or AIM listed) managing multiple stakeholders as a technical expert. Alternatively, this will suit someone who is already operating at the Senior Manager/Director level in the Indirect Tax space and has a passion for the technical element and enjoys the varied nature of working in the profession. Finally, this opportunity would suit someone who does not currently have the intention of making Partner in an externally facing role but would grasp the chance to do so in an internal facing capacity. The firm is proliferating. This position will see a team of in house experts built around the successful candidate, and the chance to mold the role to become your own is significant. Due to the national nature of this role, it can be based in any of the organisations offices, and there is flexibility around working hours, which offers a fantastic balance, in return, the firm is still able to provide an outstanding level of work product and varied client base that is sure to continually engage and challenge. As an organisation, this firm is leading the way, the Indirect Tax Partners are hungry for success and have progressed their respective careers in a "fast-track" manner. Therefore, this would suit someone who is looking to be stretched and continue to grow technically, while still retaining the opportunity to shape and determine the future of their career with this firm. An outstanding and unique opportunity in the Indirect Tax space. For further information, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice at Cedar Recruitment on 07990 886464 alternatively, please email your profile to;

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 Management Accountant

London, England

A global FMCG/manufacturing organisation is looking for a Management Accountant to join their team in London, £300-£350 per day. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: ·Ensure the accurate, timely and efficient reporting of management accounts to management and stakeholders ·Consolidation of management accounts to Group ·Production of KPI's and other management information for inclusion in Board Packs to drive business performance ·Manage the balance sheet including control of fixed assets, stock and debtors effectively ·Assist and document process improvements Key candidate responsibilities: ·Qualified accountant ·Strong management accounting experience ·Consolidation experience ·Advanced Excel ·Manufacturing sector experience is essential ·Hands-on, with a self-starter attitude ·Excellent communication skills ·Able to prioritise and hit tight deadlines

Interim Financce Manager

London, England

A PE backed healthcare organisation is looking for an Interim Finance Manager to assist them on a short term basis, based in London, £300-£325 per day. Please note: there will be occasional travel required to sites in Hertfordshire and Kent. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: ·Ensure the accurate, timely and efficient reporting of management accounts to management, shareholders and other stakeholders ·Production of KPI's and other management information for inclusion in Board Packs to drive business performance ·Manage the balance sheet including control of fixed assets, stock and debtors effectively ·Monthly payroll processing ensuring tax, pension and payroll compliance ·Dealing with external auditors including preparation of statutory accounts Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Strong management accounting experience ·Experience of running a year-end and audit process ·Advanced Excel ·Healthcare or related sector experience would be advantageous ·Comfortable working autonomously and hitting tight deadlines ·Strong attentional to details ·Excellent communication and rapport build skills

Audit Senior Manager

Kent, England

Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for a new challenge? A Top 10 Accountancy firm is seeking to recruit a Senior Manager for there Audit department in the Kent/Essex area. This is an important role which is best suited for a Qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification) Accountant who has a passion for Audit and has past experience of operating at a Manager level. The individual would make a notable contribution towards future developments to the service line and the firm as a whole. You will be overseeing the management of a large portfolio of clientele; planning assignments, informing and advising staff regarding clients' business, making sure that all work is completed within government legislation and that the client and statutory deadlines are met/exceeded. For further details contact Matthew Sommerville, Associate of Public Practice, 0203 002 8055

Audit Assistant Manager/Manager

Kent, England

Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for a new challenge? A Top 10 Accountancy firm is seeking an Audit Assistant Manager/Manager. It is a busy and varied role that would suit a Qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification) wiht experience of Managing staff. This role will include a variety of responsibilities from; Budgeting, Planning & executing Audits to reporting to Partners and advising clients. Having professionalism and people skills are paramount to achieve success. This firm provides a clear career route to progress your career into Senior Manager level and beyond with a supportive inclusive culture that promotes personal progression. For further details contact Matthew Sommerville, Associate of Public Practice, 0203 002 8055

Business Tax Adviser/Manager (Top 10 Firm) - Fantastic Package

Southampton, Hampshire

Cedar is partnering with a Top 10 accountancy firm in Hampshire, who are seeking a Business Tax Manager to support the sustained increase in work. Based in modern offices, close to all primary transport links with free onsite parking, this firm offers flexibility and an unrivaled work/life balance and is considered a market leader ahead of the Big 4 in the local market. The successful candidate will be CTA Qualified and have significant experience working in a firm of accountants delivering advisory services in the business tax space to a range of organisations. You will be a confident, articulate communicator, able to deliver sage advice to senior stakeholders both internally and externally through a commercial lense. Progression is transparent, clear, and based on merit rather than tenure; therefore, as a technical expert, you will have the opportunity to accelerate your career ahead of your peers. For further information, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464, click the link below or forward your CV Not right for you, but know someone who would be interested? Recommend someone to the team at Cedar and take advantage of our referral scheme.

Royalties Finance Manager

City of London, London

The Company: This exceptional opportunity Is for a commercially minded Finance Manager with Royalties experience. We are recruiting for a someone who has proven royalties experience. This role is based in the City of London situated in contemporary offices. Our client is a subsidiary of one of the largest companies in the world. Responsibilities: Manage the royalties process Accurate preparation, payment and review of monthly royalty liabilities, Lead the month end process Be a key point of contact for the key stakeholders Budgeting and forecasting Balance sheet Reconciliations Requirements: Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Similar) Industry experience is beneficial but not essential Oracle experience is beneficial but isn't essential.

Senior Finance Business Partner

London, England

Job Description JOB TITLE: UKI and Europe Senior Business Partner Accountable to: Finance Director Staff managed: None PURPOSE OF THE JOB This role will report to the Finance Director and will deliver a high­ quality finance service to the Organisation. This includes leading on project accounting, performance monitoring, budgeting and forecasting, and ensuring efficient use of resources. This role will operate as finance business partner, and as an integral part of the Group finance team supporting the ongoing improvement in reporting. The post holder will raise the profile of the finance function by adding value to the Organisation strategic initiatives, acting as a consultant and advisor on all accounting related issues that may arise and moving forward the concept of "finance as a service" not a processing function. This role will drive finance interaction and support of operational teams by providing financial insight and guiding the Organisation functions through the business planning cycle. This includes communication of financial information, for operational management and control: interpreting financial information including management accounts and budget reports and guiding the Organisation on what the information means in relation to its performance. The UKI and Europe Senior Business Partner will advise the Organisation of the financial consequences of business decisions made and provide guidance accordingly. The postholder will support development and growth of the business in line with the strategic vision. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & TASKS * Oversee the general financial management of the Organisation and ensure the maintenance of accurate financial records. * Oversee the preparation of project and product performance results and analysis * Interface with the Organisation and group finance teams ensuring quality accounting information. * Production of Organisation monthly management reporting packs including commentary and analysis * Assist with Group monthly reporting and analysis including analysis of performance, variances and trends * Collation and production of budgets and re-forecasting, including reviewing /challenging business managers' assumption. * Provide direction to the Organisation managers. * Work with Organisation teams to achieve greater commercial awareness * Consider, understand and analyse the Organisation's trading position including areas for improvement. * Adhere to the Group's financial policies and procedures. Develop and implement financial controls and systems for the Organisation in collaboration with the Finance Director * Assist in the implementation of IT tools and reporting techniques * Ad hoc reporting queries such as cost /income by products and departments * Working with other teams across finance to investigate any issues and ensure that we provide consistent and joined-up views. * Assist the Finance Director's focus on transforming and improving financial processes by putting forward recommendations on how existing processes can be improved. * Assist the Finance Director in coordinating of all internal and external audit activities for the European Organisation. * Ad hoc tasks as required by the Finance Director JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THE POST * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA * Sound working knowledge of Sun Accounting System (preferable) * Advanced Excel Skills * Knowledge and understanding of Siebel or any other similar integrated CRM system (preferable) * Strong personality, able to deal with all levels of operations management. * Strong commitment to overall service excellence * Good communication skills (verbal and written) * Proven record of creating and delivering to tight deadlines * Experience of working in a multi-cultural and multi-site organisation CONTACTS: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL The post holder will report to the Finance Director for guidance and for day-to-day operational activities. The principle relationships will be with Group finance team, Organisation operational teams and key customers within the business. FINANCIAL PARAMETERS Obtains approval of the Finance Director and the Chief Financial Officer before incurring spend

Audit Supervisor - Top 10 Firm (Glasgow)

Glasgow, Scotland

Rapidly expanding Top 10 firm of chartered accountants based in the Glasgow area are seeking an Audit Supervisor to join their high performing team based in offices with ease of access to all primary transport links. The successful candidate will be an accomplished auditor, ensuring all work is carried out in line with relevant legislation, supervising and guiding more junior members of the team while working closely with the Audit Manager in planning and completing the auditing of key clients accounts to the highest standard and service. A passion for audit is essential along with an ACA/ACCA Qualification and the drive to provide best in class client service. This firm provides a clear career route to progress your career into management and beyond with a supportive, inclusive culture that promotes personal progression. This role ideally suits someone who has qualified ACA (or similar) and is looking to ascend the management ladder rapidly. International relocation is considered subject to experience, and sponsorship can be provided. Candidates are looking to step into a commercially orientated advisory role with from EEA or international locations. For further details contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice, +44 (0) 7990 886464 | 0203 837 9014 |

Audit Supervisor - Top 10 Firm (Glasgow)

Glasgow, Scotland

Rapidly expanding Top 10 firm of chartered accountants based in the Glasgow area are seeking an Audit Supervisor to join their high performing team based in offices with ease of access to all primary transport links. The successful candidate will be an accomplished auditor, ensuring all work is carried out in line with relevant legislation, supervising and guiding more junior members of the team while working closely with the Audit Manager in planning and completing the auditing of key clients accounts to the highest standard and service. A passion for audit is essential along with an ACA/ACCA Qualification and the drive to provide best in class client service. This firm provides a clear career route to progress your career into management and beyond with a supportive, inclusive culture that promotes personal progression. This role ideally suits someone who has qualified ACA (or similar) and is looking to ascend the management ladder rapidly. International relocation is considered subject to experience, and sponsorship can be provided. Candidates are looking to step into a commercially orientated advisory role with from EEA or international locations. For further details contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice, +44 (0) 7990 886464 | 0203 837 9014 |

Senior Financial Accountant

Hertfordshire, England

Interim Group Financial Controller The Company: Cedar are currently supporting a world-renowned technology business in their search for a Technical Financial Controller. We are recruiting for a someone who has proven experience in controlling the statutory reporting process, EU accounting experience and has extremely strong excel skills. This role is based in Hertfordshire situated in newly refurbished offices. They are innovative, fast paced and require an individual who is passionate about the industry and has proven experience within a demanding environment. Responsibilities: Preparation of Statutory Financial Statements Be a key point of contact for internal and external audits Represent the business to governing bodies, stakeholders etc… Report under GAAP and IFRS Balance sheet Reconciliations Review of purchase and Sales Contracts Requirements: Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Similar) Industry experience is beneficial but not essential Fluent in Italian / French is extremely beneficial but isn't essential.

Interim Finance Director- SME

London, England

Interim Finance Director- SME- £10 million turnover Media Sector Central London Rapidly expanding SME Media business with an established international presence is seeking a charismatic Finance Director. Reporting to the Founder and working closely with the Exec team you will: Create meaningful & value-add management reporting, creating insight and clarity across the business including understanding of performance by client Improve financial controls and reporting Automate the processes where relevant Create transparent lines of communication across territories including flow of relevant and accurate financial information Coach the team, enabling the individuals to achieve best possible delivery outputs Own end-to-end finance, enabling the Exec to grow the business both locally and overseas Help prepare the business for a future transaction To excel in this fast moving and dynamic environment you will need to be qualified accountant with a broad understanding of both technical accounting process and commercial finance. Having delivered tangible success in a SME environment, you will demonstrate the gravitas and communication skills to partner an Exec team, influencing a variety of personality types and business functions. Knowledge of international territories is a must, as is a hands on approach to a classic SME environment

Group Financial Controller

West London, London

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a well known brand, as a Group Financial Controller based in West London. ·Manage the head office accounting and Group reporting functions and provide a clear point of excellence for the divisional finance teams as well as working closely with the CFO and other stakeholders ·Ensuring completion, presentation and analysis of the monthly management accounts and executive reports, half and full year statutory reporting and the business plan, budget and forecasts. ·Develop reporting and management information across the group, including identifying and delivering process improvements. Build relationships with the wider business to act as a key interface between Group finance and the business. ·Act as key stakeholder for head office ·Manage regional controllers across the globe ·Treasury - you will need to take ownership and develop the Treasury strategy ·Will need to implement all necessary processes to meet tax obligations across the group Key Skills: ·Fully qualified Accountant ·Ability to communicate positively and effectively with people at all levels

Are you a Top 10 ACA Qualified Accountant?

Sydney, New South Wales

Cedar is a specialist consultancy working across the Finance, Transformation & Procurement areas and supplies interim & permanent staff from Newly Qualified to C-Suite/Partner level both in the UK and internationally. At Cedar is built on the core fundamentals, Listen, Advise, Deliver. We listen articulately to both out client and candidates requirements, advise based on our extensive knowledge & experience and deliver a bespoke, right first time solutions. Cedar's Public Practice Division selectively partners with accountancy firms in the Top 100 delivering an unparalleled breadth of detailed opportunities. Additionally, Cedar Public Practice is affiliated with the ICAEW and works in partnership to develop and mentor the careers of accountants with the profession. Therefore, Cedar is actively interested in hearing from ACA (or similar) Qualified professionals within the Audit & Assurance space, who are open to making their next career step. The successful candidate will have worked in a top 20 accountancy practice, demonstrate progressive steps in your career to date and be looking to climb the career ladder to Partnership and step into a more dynamic role with brilliant work - life balance. My clients will actively consider candidates who are relocating internationally, and where sponsorship is required, this will be considered on a case by case basis. For an initial discussion, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on +44(0) 7990 886464 or email

Finance Director

London, England

Finance Director £100k + excellent benefits Media Sector London Market leading and acquisitive international media business is seeking an experienced senior finance professional to own end-to-end finance across the European segment. Partnering the business and leading a team, you will: Identify and execute major change and improvements across financial reporting Create meaningful and insightful management information, delivering commercially orientated analysis and observations Develop robust processes around budgeting, planning and forecasting Build business critical relationships with business heads and Group Automate accounting methodology process Actively involved in external client conversations Coach and develop the existing team, providing clear leadership and guidance As an experienced senior finance professional you will have high levels of intellectual horsepower and demonstrate a mix of both technical accounting and commercial finance experience. Key to this role will be proven and repeated experience of successful team leadership and ownership of end-to-end finance. Ideally from the Media sector or similar, you will have the passion and energy to excel within this fantastically exciting environment