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EMEA Internal Audit Manager

Slough, Berkshire

A FTSE 100 global Consumer group based in Slough is seeking to appoint an EMEA Internal Audit Manager to develop a new regional Audit and Assurance function for the group. As one of the first business critical hires for this new strategic area, the Internal Audit Manager will be primarily responsible for establishing new methodology across audit, assurance, internal controls and risk. Job Description ·Lead audits from planning through to reporting and issue management. ·Build and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders across the business to facilitate audit planning and execution. ·Preparation of detailed audit reports including recommendations to improve standards of control. ·Continuous improvement of Internal Audit methodology. ·Assist in the implementation of the internal audit strategy as determined by the Head of Internal Audit and CFO. ·Contribute to the development of the Audit Plan and Audit Committee reports. ·Mitigate business risk by identifying key leakages. ·Deliver a full suite of robust internal controls testing and assurance processes The Successful Applicant ·Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIA/CPA) ·Experience of managing projects or assignments, with the ability to effectively prioritise work/delivery commitments to achieve timely and effective outcomes. ·Proactive self-starter, evidence of being resourceful and problem solving. ·Ability to use initiative and comfortable working without constant supervision. ·Capable of influencing key stakeholders to mitigate risks and meet control requirements.

Finance Manager - Health & Fitness

London, England

A global market leader in the Health & Fitness sector is seeking to appoint a Finance Manager with scope for quick progression. Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be primarily responsible for accurate reporting of month end figures and overall financial management of key revenues streams; as well as contributing to the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes. Key responsibilities: ·Month end reporting ·Managing various tax streams ·Assisting annual audit process ·Support budgeting & forecasting processes ·Ad hoc analytical work and driving improvement Key requirements: ·ACA Qualified (ideally from a Top 10 practice) ·Strong technical ability and natural relationship builder ·Ability to work in a fast paced, progressive environment

Financial Analyst - Media

London, England

Exciting opportunity to join a genuine market leader within the Media space; in a newly created division with huge growth plans. You will provide key financial management and decision support to Directors, and business partner non-finance staff. Key responsibilities: ·Budgeting & forecasting, including 5-year plan ·Business partner divisional Heads of / Managers ·Analyse revenue opportunities ·Assist with financial modelling ·Monthly reporting for revenue, overhead reporting and cost of sales ·Contribute to operating packs to present to Finance Business Partners and other Senior Finance members ·Management of month-end process ·Revenue recognition ·KPI management - report and monitor performance ·Ad hoc analysis Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Relevant experience gained within industry ·Media experience advantageous, but not essential ·Strong Excel skills ·Natural relationship-builder

Finance Manager - Music Industry

London, England

A global leader in the brand management industry is seeking to appoint a recently qualified individual to lead the finance function for one of the fasting growing areas of the business. Reporting the EMEA Finance Director, you will partner local business heads and be responsible for the development of two direct reports. Key responsibilities: ·Management accounts preparation for European territories ·Balance sheet reconciliations ·Statutory accounts preparation ·Oversee Joint Venture accounts ·Liaise with audits ·Budgeting & forecasting for European territories ·Oversee VAT returns for European territories ·Pipeline reviews with Commercial Finance team ·Review monthly AR and credit control ·Manage 2 direct reports

Financial Manager

Barnet, London

A FTSE 250 provider of Professional Services and Outsourcing are seeking to appoint a newly qualified Financial Manager, based Barnet. You will join a critical business unit, where you will be responsible for ensuring the strength of internal financial reporting controls and wider processes. As Financial Manager you will be involved in the following: Financial Management and Reporting Drive monthly cost centre reviews, challenge performance and ensure integrity of monthly forecasts within the forecasting system (Axiom) whilst ensuring they are stretching but achievable Manage production of monthly management accounts within set deadlines, ensuring accurate reflection of financial performance and variances Help Cost Centre Managers to drive growth, improved profitability, and operational resilience by utilisation and monitoring of appropriate KPI's, and other management information, and provide challenge thereof Assist with the annual Business Plan process helping Cost Centre Managers with the setting of stretching but achievable Business Plan forecasts Help assess, mitigate and manage business and financial risks Other Responsibilities Provide financial support, guidance and training to Cost Centre Managers Ensure Best Practice and standard systems, processes and procedures are in operation, ensuring compliance with policies and rules and proactively strive for continuous improvement Assist with implementation of the new finance performance structure You will be: Qualified - ACA/ACCA Competent in Financial Reporting and Commercial Accounting Experience in Audit/Reporting for a similar size business Proficient in Excel

Interim Senior Finance Analyst

London, England

Cedar are partnering with a global FTSE 250 brand that have created a high-profile Senior Finance Analyst role based in their HQ in Central London. This newly created role will report into the EMEA FC who reports to the European CFO for the £2.5Bn turnover EMEA region, and will business partner the Senior Leadership Team both finance and non-finance with significant opportunities for career progression and personal development. This market leader has experienced consistent and positive change over the last few years and continues to invest significant funds into external growth and internal improvements. A forward-thinking organisation which strives to be ahead of their competitors holding an enviable position in the market. Key responsibilities: ·Deliver the divisional forecasts and budgets, with insightful information and analysis, to support the strategy of Senior Management. ·Business partner with various stakeholders across the business up to C-level to fully understand the inputs and be able to explain and create reports to senior management and Senior Finance leaders. ·These reports reach to CFO level, helping control and drive performance of a region covering 30 countries. ·Perform regular analysis of key business drivers, understanding contract and country performance - helping to identify risks and opportunities. Key requirements: ·ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with 1-2 years PQE ·FP&A experience in a large, complex structure ·Attention to detail as well as the ability to connect the dots and identify business trends and opportunities ·Excellent stakeholder management with the gravitas to win the respect and confidence of colleagues and senior stakeholders up to C-level The Finance team is a valued, high calibre unit that plays a pivotal role in guiding regional performance, driving insight and understanding of the business profitability. The team is multi-cultural and gender-balanced, with a nurturing and rewarding culture, very strong retention rates and evident career progression across the board.

Finance Manager - Artist Management Agency

London, England

A global leader in the brand management industry is seeking to appoint a recently qualified individual to lead the finance function for one of the fasting growing areas of the business. Reporting the EMEA Finance Director, you will partner local business heads and be responsible for the development of two direct reports. Key responsibilities: ·Management accounts preparation for European territories ·Balance sheet reconciliations ·Statutory accounts preparation ·Oversee Joint Venture accounts ·Liaise with audits ·Budgeting & forecasting for European territories ·Oversee VAT returns for European territories ·Pipeline reviews with Commercial Finance team ·Review monthly AR and credit control ·Manage 2 direct reports

Brand Management Accountant (Media & Events)

London, England

This high-growth FTSE listed business operates market-leading events across the world including Europe, Asia, Africa and South America, in a variety of sectors such as energy, food and fashion. The business has a fantastic high-energy sales environment, with swanky modern offices (ping pong tables etc) and a fun social environment with a supportive team culture. The Brands division is the fastest growing at £50M turnover with double digit growth. This meaty role is responsible for the financial accounting and financial planning activity of the division, reporting into the Finance Director for Brands, and will be building a team of 2. With heavy investment into finance they are driving huge improvements to systems and processes which you will help drive, recruiting two people to report into you, and being helping to streamline the reporting to free up more time to add value and business partner the division. Responsibility: Contribute to the future design & development of the Brands division Finance Strategy Co-ordination and preparation of the financial sections of Monthly Board packs for FD and MD review. This will involve working with the Divisional Commercial Finance functions and sitting in review sessions with the Divisional Managing Director. Co-ordinating the full forecasting and budget cycles Budgeting, tracking and forecasting of Divisional Overheads Updating of consolidated divisional templates and packs for submission Co-ordinating all month end and financial reporting procedures Build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders (including Central Finance, senior members of the Brands Leadership team, HR, IT etc) Proactively identify risks and challenges to the Brands division To be successful in this role you will need: Fully qualified accountant Strong analytical and financial accounting skills Strong commercial awareness A sense of fun, enthusiasm and creativity

Financial Controller - High Growth SME

Wimbledon, London

A talented Financial Controller is sought for an International, PE backed SME based in Wimbledon. You will play a key role in business planning, partnering and ownership of monthly reporting, reporting directly to the CFO. This is a brilliant opportunity for an ambitious Senior Accountant who wants a step up with genuine scope to become a Finance Director within a short period of time. Responsibilities: ·Spearhead business plans by providing new business ideas with consideration of various scenarios. ·Lead the Finance team and take responsibility for financial control and transaction processing for all entities within the Group, heading up day to day activities. ·Providing insightful, pro-active, high quality analysis to support decision making in the context of wider business implications internationally. ·Working closely with the CFO, providing commercial support and lead on projects as required, including investor meetings. ·Play an integral role in producing the management and statutory accounts (PAYE, VAT) on a timely basis. ·Support and contribute to preparation of annual budgets and ad hoc forecasts ·Managing 2 direct reports as team grows. Requirements: ·Qualified (ACA, ACCA or equivalent ·The ideal candidate will be an ambitious Senior Accountant or Finance Manager willing to take a step up If you are not sure if you have all the skills for this role, just apply, we will contact you if we think there is a good fit from your CV!

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A market leading FTSE 100 Technology giant is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their most high profile division, based London. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Commercial Finance Director in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation, submission and commentary on New Business Cases and Deals ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Key User for the KPIs dashboard ·Responsible for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of Group sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. ·Provide financial information to departmental management and business unit leaders Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Internal Auditor - FTSE Technology Business

London, England

Internal Auditor - FTSE Technology Business My client, a FTSE 100 business with a formidable presence in the technology market are looking for a talented Internal Auditor to join their Assurance team. You will have a brilliant opportunity to progress your career in a truly meritocratic environment, with genuine scope to progress and explore other areas of finance within 12 months, making this a perfect opportunity if you are looking to move into industry. Responsibilities: Managing key relationships with stakeholders and customers, acting as the key contact for special requests for audits and controls advice; Assist with SOX reporting and assurance testing programme activities for the division Provide support to the business in understanding the accounting implications of complex contractual positions, Act as a key contact for internal and external auditors Proven ability to translate risks into business issues. Support the Head of Internal Audit in maintain and developing best practice Work as part of a finance team with the ability to move fluidly throughout the finance function, across divisions Identifying red flags in existing systems and processes Requirements: Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent Risk, controls and assurance experience Technical accounting skills

Commercial Finance Manager

London, England

Commercial Finance Manager: My client is a high growth media start-up which has grown progressively from scratch to become a formidable player internationally. The finance team requires a talented accountant with a broad finance skillset who can essentially take ownership of monthly reporting and business planning with a view to progress into a Financial Controller. Responsibilities: ·Spearhead business plans by providing new business ideas with consideration of various scenarios and risk assessment ·Providing insightful, pro-active, high quality analysis to support decision making in the context of wider business implications, including a focus on the US and Canada ·Own all financial analysis: financial modelling, promotional strategy and impact, scenario analysis, and more ·Working closely with the CFO, providing commercial support and lead on projects as required. ·Take ownership of maintaining and developing robust internal controls and accounting records ·Monthly consolidated accounts including commentary and analysis ·Play an integral role in producing the management and statutory accounts on a timely basis, with a focus on improving and enhancing the reporting process ·Managing annual audit of financial statements within the group. Requirements: ·Strong experience in management accounting and reporting ·Good knowledge of IFRS and consolidations ·The ideal candidate will be from a high-growth SME/Start up background with Media or similar industry experience If you are not sure if you have all the skills for this role, just apply, we will contact you if we think there is a good fit from your CV!

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A FTSE 100 (Technology) employer are seeking commercial astute individuals to join a rapidly growing business unit. You will join this business unit at a time where internal investment has shifted to this area, due to exponential growth in demand from both business and consumer markets. As a leader in technological development, this is a fast paced and constantly evolving business unit. As Finance Business Partner you will be involved in the development and delivery of strategic goals: Play a lead role in providing business insight into product profitability and performance via product P&L generation and analysis Provide key finance support to better understand the costing, pricing and commercial analysis of proposed and actual spend on standard portfolio products Deliver financial bid support on complex deals This role will have ongoing interaction with the portfolio team, transformation team, unit finance team, strategy team and bid teams spanning across multiple geographies You will be: Qualified ACA/CIMA - Graduate programme desriable Experience of commercial analysis/modelling Proficient excel user

Commercial Finance Business Partner

City of London, London, England

Commercial Finance Business Partner City of London A global brand and success story within the Technology World, this business is hands down the leader in their field and holds an enviable position on the FTSE 100. To help facilitate continued growth and success, the business is now seeking to recruit a commercially orientated Senior Financial Analyst in their City of London HQ. Reporting to the Senior Commercial Finance Manager, the role includes: Drive planning and forecasting activities for Sales and Marketing teams, while interfacing closely with business partners and central FP&A team Develop and create key financial models Establish operating mechanisms and reporting that ensure management teams understand business position against operating and financial objectives Develop key management reports especially business KPIs to ensure data accuracy Create and deliver presentations for financial and business reviews that provide impactful insights to drive business performance Partner business teams and proactively identify important opportunities and drive change/decisions through credible relationship building Drive process improvements and lay the foundation for scalable processes that will scale with global growth Person specifications: As a qualified accountant with demonstrable commercial finance experience, specifically partnering non-finance stakeholders, you will exude a confident and engaging communication style. You ideally will be experienced in presenting complex analytics to senior stakeholders, having worked within a data heavy and/or technology sector related company, applying business experience to influence thinking of senior management. You will also need advanced Exceland strong PowerPoint skills, as well as financial systems experience.

Financial Controller - Leisure

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, S. E. England, England

A household name in the Leisure industry are actively seeking to appoint a Financial Controller to lead the finance team - responsible for the planning and delivery of key financial cycles; including budgeting and forecasting, all aspects of month end reporting and business partnering the wider business. Key responsibilities: ·Own month end, delivery of group reporting including budgeting & forecasting ·Oversee the delivery of monthly management accounts ·Financial operations - month, quarter and year-end financial activities ·Financial planning & analysis ·Business partnering the wider business ·Deliver statutory accounts ·Support Finance Director with preparation of business cases

Management Accountant

London, England

A growing, privately owned U.S. business in the creative media industry are seeking to appoint a Management Accountant to support the growth of their best performing entity. Reporting into a dynamic, highly impressive Financial Controller and wider Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for managing Financial and Commercial output as follows: Ensure that all accounting processes are operating effectively for European entities as required Manage balance sheets, ensuring accuracy and that all accounts are understood and reconciled each month; Manage month-end closes and ensure that deadlines are met, ensuring that the 'EUROPE close schedule' is followed, all month end processes are run and signed off and that a monthly managements file is produced containing all supporting documentation. Produce draft P&L's & Balance Sheets timely and accurately; Ensure that monthly results are communicated effectively to the relevant MD's and that appropriate schedules/reports are shared with external accountants; Reconciliation of statutory accounts Production of Inter-company reconciliations Review weekly cash flows for each entity, working with the European Finance Director Handle client budget tracking as appropriate. Ensure that all project files are adequately maintained. Oversee the billing process and ensure that billing is issued timely and accurately. You will be: ACCA/CIMA Qualified - Preferably though industry Experienced in production of Management and Statutory accounts Highly proficient in use of Excel

Commercial Finance Manager

London, England

A FTSE 100 market leading UK power-brand based in London is actively seeking to appoint a 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 (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience advantageous

Group Reporting Accountant

London, England

Key responsibilities: ·Ownership of all accounting and reporting for entities within the Group ·Month end reporting, including consolidation journals ·Support preparation of statutory accounts for UK subsidiaries ·Support preparation of Group's consolidated statutory accounts ·Assist with year-end audit ·Support Group's financial & management accounts, budgets & forecasts, for monthly close ·Inter-company analysis and reconciliation ·Ad hoc financial analysis ·Financial data management which is used for reporting, management accounts and budgeting & forecasting processes ·Support the improvement of BPC consolidation system Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Experience working in a fast-paced environment Package: ·Salary to £60k + bonus ·Private medical cover ·Free gym membership ·Other benefits

Finance Business Partner - FinTech

London, England

A rapidly growing FinTech business based in central London is seeking to appoint a commercial Finance Business Partner to cover both decision support and financial planning & analysis that will directly influence key business functions. This is a highly commercial role with true influence on business performance. Key responsibilities: ·Support all commercial departments across the business ·Proactively identify growth opportunities ·Make recommendations based on strategic priorities ·Push back / influence decisions to ensure profitable outcomes ·Provide advisory support on deals and initiatives ·Profitability analysis ·Partner the FP&A team on financial planning including ownership of; budgeting/forecasting and analysis ·Business partner wider business; supporting key decision makers Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) ·Commercial experience gained in industry ·Strong Excel / Data skillset

Financial Analyst - Media - FTSE 100

London, England

Exciting opportunity to join a genuine market leader within the Media space; in a newly created division with huge growth plans. You will provide key financial management and decision support to Directors, and business partner non-finance staff. Key responsibilities: ·Budgeting & forecasting, including 5-year plan ·Business partner divisional Heads of / Managers ·Analyse revenue opportunities ·Assist with financial modelling ·Monthly reporting for revenue, overhead reporting and cost of sales ·Contribute to operating packs to present to Finance Business Partners and other Senior Finance members ·Management of month-end process ·Revenue recognition ·KPI management - report and monitor performance ·Ad hoc analysis Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Relevant experience gained within industry ·Media experience advantageous, but not essential ·Strong Excel skills ·Natural relationship-builder

Commercial Finance Manager

London, England

A FTSE 100 household brand are seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Manager to support strategic direction for a growing, complex business area. With a global outreach and partnerships with the worlds leading businesses, governmental bodies and highly confidential operations, this opportunity is situated within a highly complex, organically growing business area with long term projections for market capitalisation. This is ideally suited to individuals making a move within Industry, ACA movers from practice will be considered subject to commercial modelling/analysis experience. As Commercial Finance Manager you will be involved in: Commercial Finance - Assessing growth opportunities, supporting pricing strategies through analysis and modelling activities and supporting the strategic direction of current and future projects Financial Planning: Management of budget and cash flow forecasts. Ensuring robust cost forecasting and controls, including management of financial risks and growth opportunities. Month end & reporting - Responsible for the consolidation and reporting of accounts and balance sheet, together with variance monthly commentary. Customer - Owning the day to day financial relationship with the customer, ranging from billing queries to supporting open book accounting audits and justifying BT's spend and savings profiles You will be: ACA/CIMA Qualified - Coming from an industry grad scheme or Top 10 practice Adept in Financial Modelling - Building models to analyse complex data sets Experienced in FTSE 100/250 environments - Either from grad scheme or audit portfolio

Finance Accountant - Music

London, England

A Financial Accountant is sought by one of the world's major music companies; they are home to some of the globe's best known artists and they also operate several businesses designed to help aspiring artists take their music to a wider audience. They are growing their repertoire, sales and profit and are looking for a bright, driven Financial Accountant to join them. The Financial Accountant will report to a Senior Financial Controller and will support the company's digital operations by taking charge of the flow of global music payments from digital partner to artist and assessing any relevant risks. Specific duties include: ·Lead the cash processing operations including cash allocation and liaising with customers. ·Appraise cash flow budgets, forecasts & actuals including variance analysis and commentary. ·Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and analytical review for management pack. ·Control, review, approve and, where possible, improve month end journal processes. ·Analyse foreign exchange fluctuations and hedging strategies; liaise with treasury. ·Develop relevant reporting and analytical outputs and support wider finance projects. The ideal candidate for the post of Financial Accountant will be a qualified accountant who either qualified in practice (Big 4 or smaller firm) or who qualified in a high volume transactional business in industry. Music experience, whilst useful, is not essential. Candidates will enjoy working with large amounts of data and be bright, driven and keen to shape a role around their skills and interests. Finally, candidates should see this role as an entry point to a highly respected company in a particularly interesting industry.

Senior Finance Analyst (FTSE 250)

London, England

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

FP&A Analyst

City of London, London, England

Our client is a global leading business advisory firm with an impressive client base with one of the strongest brands in their markets. At £500M turnover this EMEA business with impressive double-digit growth for the last several years, now has 20 offices internationally, with multiple revenue streams and are the leader in multiple fields, with world-class consultants and a track record of unrivalled success in helping companies respond to the unexpected. This is a newly created role supporting the FP&A Manager in the production of value-add insight to key stakeholders (Chairman, COO, CFO), including the preparation of reforecasts and budgets. The individual will support the development of the current reporting suite. This is ideally suited to someone who is intellectually curious and challenges the financial trend, seeking a deep understanding of the story behind the results, with the confidence to present to C-level including the Chairman for EMEA. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supporting the EMEA FP&A Manager in the preparation of EMEA wide financial analysis for the Chairman, COO and CFO Preparation of monthly suite of EMEA level reports (Scorecard, Segment analysis, Revenue details, Forecast and Budget) Preparation of Corporate infrastructure reforecast working directly with the heads of Corporate departments (IT, HR, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Facilities) Preparation of Corporate infrastructure annual budget Coordination of reforecast and budget submission with global FP&A team in US HQ, including provision of supporting analytical information Provision of value-add FP&A to business Segments regarding P&L performance Preparation of ad-hoc reporting requests from the EMEA Leadership Team QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Essential: Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Advanced Excel skills including VBA and macros, pivot tables and analysis formulae Highly numerate with the ability to absorb a high quantum of information Excellent organisational and planning skills and confident with working with demanding stakeholders Desired: Experience of IBM Cognos TM1, or advanced FP&A tools including Power Bi, would be very beneficial

Finance Manager - EMEA Shared Services

City of London, London, England

Cedar are currently assisting a Global Business Consultancy with the recruitment of a Finance Manager to manage their EMEA Shared Services team. This role is based at their UK head office based in the city London and include the following duties. ·Manage a team of 18 including AP, Cash & Banking & Client Invoicing ·Management of AP payment deadlines ·Manage the EMEA Corporate Credit Card program ·Ensuring the Cash & Banking team to ensure all transactions are matched and reconciled ·Managing the billing team in the production of monthly client invoices ·Develop and track KPI's to manage performance This role requires someone to drive efficiencies in transactional processes and assist with new project/system implementations. You would need experience in managing large transactional teams ideally within a professional services organisation.

Commercial Finance Business Partner - Sales & Marketing

London, England

A global FTSE 100 Technology pioneer based in London is seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Business Partner to act as the primary influencer to the division's Sales & Marketing function. Main Responsibilities: ·Own all commercial finance partnering with Sales Directors and Marketing Directors ·Appraise all new consumer product launches and assess commercial viability and 'take to market' strategy ·Perform comprehensive performance reviews on all Sales and Marketing Channels ·Develop robust pricing strategies to ensure the business drives profitability in key markets ·Model the customer volume and value metrics to deliver future business plans ·Partner the CFO and Divisional Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. Desirable Skills: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Finance Business Partner

London, England

A FTSE 100 giant is recruiting for a Finance Business Partner to deliver output within their most exciting consumer division. You will be joining a highly desriable division with exciting growth trajectory and future plans to extend their position market leader. Reporting to senior commercial managers within the business, you will: Offer commercial support to various consumer teams, ensuring optimal value and volume is delivered. Business Partner to varius divisions, supporting delivery of trading, value & P&L targets. Drive the business iperformance. Driving improvement and corrective actions through influencing key stakeholders, analysis and governance Deliver robust and challenging budgets and forecasts for value creation. You will be: ACA/CIMA Qualified Accountant Recently qualified with 2-4 years PQE with commercial experience in a relevant industry Experienced in delivery of output A strong communicator, able to navigate a landscape with various stakeholders

Financial Reporting Accountant

London, England

A rapidly growing PE backed Infrastructure group based Central London is seeking to appoint a Financial Reporting Accountant to consolidate accounting controls and enhance operational standards. As Financial Reporting Accountant you will be responsible for key areas of management and external reporting as follows: Manage the preparation of monthly and annual KPI reporting for management Managing the KPI & Revenue Analyst Prepare Group consolidation reports for external reporting Assist with implementation of new accounting standards e.g. IFRS 16 Preparation of technical accounting papers and implementation of key accounting issues and projects Preparation of financial statements for the statutory audit, and assist with managing audit fieldwork queries Assist with implementation of new accounting system Liaising with budget-holders / other internal staff to assist analysis of performance against budget, for KPIs You will be: Qualified - ACA Desired 2 years post-qualified - either first move or with industry experience Strong knowledge of various accounting standards

Financial Accountant

London, England

A rapidly developing Not-For-Profit player in the Social Housing market are seeking to appoint an experienced Financial Accountant. As Financial Accountant you will lead the technical accounting function across the Group, ensuring effective controls are implemented and all relevant compliance and regulatory requirements are met. Duties will include: Implement and manage an efficient and customer-focused accounting service covering all areas of financial accounting across the Group. Ensure technical strength and rigour throughout the team and manage the monthend and year-end close processes. Maintain and document a strong and operationally suitable set of financial controls and instil a culture of compliance and control within the team Manage regulatory compliance requirements, including tax returns, asset and liability registers, ensuring data is accurate and auditable. Manage external and internal audit operations with a focus on quality, assurance, and timely production of data. Build a culture of continual improvement within the Finance team, measuring and monitoring performance and taking responsibility for the overall quality of output of the team. Deliver training and act as a mentor to junior members of the team, in particular supporting technical development across the directorate. Advocate excellence within Finance and across the organisation. Work collaboratively with other Finance Managers to achieve the overall aims of the directorate. You will be: Qualified (ACCA/ACA) Excellent communicator, confident leading and managing a team Capable of implementing and upkeeping strict financial controls Experience in the NFP sector is desirable

Finance Business Partner - Marketing

Slough, Berkshire

A FTSE 100 FMCG business based in Slough is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner (Marketing) to deliver robust commercial and marketing analysis to their fastest growing consumer division. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Commercial Finance Manager in working with Non-Finance stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with developing product pricing and go-to-market strategies ·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 ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Financial Accountant

London, England

A high-growth business advisory firm with a market leading brand are seeking to appoint a newly qualified Financial Accountant. Boasting impressive double-digit growth in recent years, new opportunities are presenting themselves as the business expands. The Role An exciting opportunity supporting the EMEA region, experience of US GAAP environments and dealing with business operations in the EMEA region is a strong advantage. Key Responsibilities: Preparation and posting of month end journals and accruals Preparation of account reconciliations in line with SOX Assist the Finance team in the enhancement of month end processes, and ensuring compliance with US/UK GAAP Liaise and coordinate with external stakeholders to understand, report and document monthly financial results for respective entities Coordinate inter-company reconciliations for entities with multiple group companies Accurate and timely submission of regulatory reporting as required Preparation and finalisation of annual statutory accounts Ad hoc support and analysis to the department as required Skills Required: Qualified - (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Knowledge of month end close process Up to date knowledge of UK GAAP or IFRS

Interim M&A Specialist

City of London, London

Job Purpose To provide analytical assessment of potential and current mergers and acquisitions, providing reporting on the financial viability. To support wider Finance team in the forecasting and budgetary planning Responsibilities and Accountabilities ·Responsible for building detailed excel-based models for prospective acquisition targets to determine whether they create shareholder value. ·Produce various monthly management materials for internal and external use, such as monthly financial reporting analysis and quarterly investor presentations. ·Responsible for working closely with the Investor Relations Department on preparation of materials for Quarterly market reporting ·Assistance with monthly forecast consolidation process (eg, analysis of specific accounts such as forex, cash by currency, capital expenditure) ·Responsible for in preparation/ consolidation of annual budgets ·Assisting in P&L and Balance Sheet analysis Qualification, Knowledge & Experience required: ·Qualified to CA, CFA or CIMA levels ·3 - 5 years post qualification experience, preferable with significant exposure to M&A COMPETENCIES ·Analytical Ability ·Ability to work well independently and as a team player in a very fast passed and dynamic environment ·Strong Finance and Accounting experience in developing effective strategies, procedures and processes to suit a growing organization ·Excellent Communications (Reading, Writing, Comprehension and Presentation) and IT skills ·Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills, Customer focus ·Should have an energetic and enthusiastic approach to work ·Up to date knowledge on best practices in the Industry as well as an awareness of what is going on in the Industry ·Track record of achieving results and resolving complex issues. Basic knowledge of international capital markets is a prerequisite

Senior Commercial Finance Analyst (Consumer Media)

West London, London

An established household name in the Consumer Media sector, is looking for an ambitious qualified Finance Analyst for a Senior Commercial Finance Analyst role. This international diversified business has a large and impressive Commercial Finance function with real opportunities for career development within their awesome London HQ. This is a meritocratic environment where you can fast track your career to Head of Finance in only a few years. An exciting role has opened for a Senior Commercial Finance Analyst to report into the Head of Finance for Operations, and business partner the Operations Director and their team, providing financial insight, commercial analysis of contracts and strategic advice to the operations of the business. Responsibilities: Become a trusted Business partner building credibility with multiple senior stakeholders, through developing expertise in the industry, understanding key cost drivers, providing knowledgeable industry insight and advising on commercial opportunities; Provide detailed insight and sound advice on commercial deals - working with the business to model scenarios and advise on future deals, while maintaining oversight of numerous contracts Drive the evolution of management information and analysis - monitor and deliver high quality, timely management information; develop the financial acumen of the sales team; partner with the Business Intelligence Unit to drive improvements to management information and business intelligence tools; Contribute to strategy through the development of budgets, forecasts and business plans - providing financial leadership and analytical support to help shape business activity at a strategic and operational level; model scenarios, advise on key assumptions and trade-offs and support the alignment of resources to strategic priorities. Skills needed to be successful in this role: Strong academics with a qualification in Finance (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) Strong commercial awareness of business operations An experienced relationship builder, with strong financial analysis and influencing skills An individual looking to develop their career in a fast paced evolving commercial finance department with significant exposure to the business.

Commercial Finance Analyst - Media

West London, London

An established household name in the Media sector is looking for an ambitious qualified finance professional for a truly commercial revenue focused Finance Analyst role. Now due to an internal promotion, an exciting role has opened for a Commercial Finance Analyst to report into the Commercial Finance Manager, and business partner the Sales team, providing financial insight, commercial analysis and strategic advice to the business. This international diversified business has a large and impressive Commercial Finance function with real opportunities for career development within their awesome London HQ which include an on-sight gym. This is real opportunity to join a business where you can build a career in commercial finance in a true business partnering role. Responsibilities: Become a trusted Business partner building credibility with multiple senior stakeholders in the commercial teams, through developing expertise in the industry, understanding key performance drivers, providing competitor analysis and advising on new industry developments; Explore and analyse data, extracting valuable insights to enable informed decision making, by proactively exploring sales data, evaluating financial performance and analysing key performance metrics to support the delivery of in-year targets; Drive the evolution of management information and analysis - monitor and deliver high quality, timely management information; develop the financial acumen of the sales team; partner with the Business Intelligence Unit to drive improvements to management information and business intelligence tools; Contribute to strategy through the development of budgets, forecasts and business plans - providing financial leadership and analytical support to help shape business activity at a strategic and operational level; model scenarios, advise on key assumptions and trade-offs and support the alignment of resources to strategic priorities. Skills needed to be successful in this role: A qualification in Finance (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) Strong influencing and financial analysis skills An individual looking to develop their career in a commercial finance department with significant exposure to the business.

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 Qualified ·Excel Modelling ·Exposure to Energy sector (Desirable, not essential) ·Self-starter, inquisitive and commercial ·High quality presentational output / attention to detail

Finance Analyst (Trading/Corporate Finance/M&A)

London, England

Our client is an ambitious and fast growing Private Equity backed Renewable Energy business, one of the fastest growing business in its sector within the UK. This is a well-capitalised business backed by established institutional equity investors, credit facilities currently from mainstream UK and Overseas Banks. The Financial Analyst position is an integral role within a small operating business (currently c.45 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. The Financial Analyst role sits within the central Finance Team as instrumental support to the CFO. Key responsibilities include: a) Modelling and analysis specifically in the areas of new site underwriting and analysis (greenfield, brownfield, sale & leaseback and M&A) as well as BAU including analysis, modelling and stakeholder reporting. b) Supporting the Trading teams to develop robust pricing strategies Areas of Responsibilities for each of the primary functions will include: ·Ongoing maintenance of the business plan and cash flow model, capturing all necessary inputs for historic information (cash flows, client agreements) and forecast assumptions (sales prices, velocity of sales, operating and capital costs), leverage and provision of clear output information to include scenarios analysis for both standalone deal and shareholder returns ·Modelling and presenting the underwrite of new transactions and acquisitions, both standalone and integrated into the business to evaluate impact on returns and make recommendations as to course of action ·Detailed analysis of commercial impact of prospective client agreements and recommendations for course of action to follow, combining inputs from sales, marketing, operations, as well as finance ·Assistance with preparation of annual Budgets and monitoring and analysing the operational and financial performance of the business incorporating strategic decisions related to the ongoing operation of the portfolio (e g., major leases, cap ex decisions) ·Assistance with strategic growth plans - both organic and inorganic, to include all due diligence relating to new investments, including the preparation of business plans, co-ordination and review of external advisors DD reports, historical financial statements, contracts, and market research, as well as modelling and all presentation materials ·Market analysis and competitor companies - track and communicate market supply, and key estate plans for our major competitors through research and by building analyst relationships within the market. ·Preparation of regular reporting information on business performance and plans to investors and stakeholders to assist with management and monitoring of current assets (tenancy schedules, financial and sales performance) Key Requirements: ·Advanced Excel Modelling and PowerPoint skills including detailed financial leverage modelling, underwriting and summary presentation of analysis ·Self-starter, inquisitive and commercial ·High quality presentational output / attention to detail ·Background in either private equity environment, corporate finance, an investment bank or accountancy firm, or a mainstream strategic consultancy firm

Commercial Finance Business Partner - Sales & Marketing

London, England

A global FTSE 100 Technology pioneer based in London is seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Business Partner to act as the primary influencer to the division's Sales & Marketing function. Main Responsibilities: ·Own all commercial finance partnering with Sales Directors and Marketing Directors ·Appraise all new consumer product launches and assess commercial viability and 'take to market' strategy ·Perform comprehensive performance reviews on all Sales and Marketing Channels ·Develop robust pricing strategies to ensure the business drives profitability in key markets ·Model the customer volume and value metrics to deliver future business plans ·Partner the CFO and Divisional Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. Desirable Skills: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Commercial Finance Manager (Media)

London, England

An established household name in the Media sector, is looking for an experienced Commercial Finance professional to manage a team of 2 senior Analysts in a truly commercial business partnering role. This international diversified business has a large and impressive Commercial Finance function with real opportunities for career development within their awesome London HQ. Now due to an internal promotion, an exciting role has opened for a Commercial Finance Manager to report into the Head of Finance, and business partner the Sales and Advertising teams, providing financial insight, commercial analysis and strategic advice to the business. This role will focus on partnering with the Sales teams and other senior stakeholders, supporting the delivery of stretching revenue targets and advising on commercial deals and business strategy. Key responsibilities: Become a trusted business partner and industry expert to advise on competitor and industry developments; supporting and advising on commercial opportunities and helping to strategic objectives Evaluate and advise on financial performance to support the delivery of targets Partner the Business Intelligence team to drive the evolution of high-quality management information Shape business activity at a strategic and operational level with the development of forecasts, business plans and scenario models, advising on trade-offs, key assumptions and the arrangement of resources to strategic objectives Manage and develop a team of 2 Senior Finance Analysts Skills needed to be successful in this role: This role would suit an individual looking to develop their career in a leadership position in a large commercial finance department with significant exposure to the business and scope for progression You will also need: A qualification in Finance (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) Post qualified experience in business partnering and commercial finance in a large business Proven influencing skills with senior non-finance stakeholders

Commercial Finance Manager

London, England

Finance Manager: My client, a FTSE 250 business with a formidable presence in the technology market are looking for a talented Commercial Finance Manager to join the commercial arm of their business. You will have a brilliant opportunity to progress your career in a truly meritocratic environment, with genuine scope to progress and explore other areas of finance within 12 months. Main Responsibilities: Key responsibility for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of Group sales forecast. Create and develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting and business planning Produce analysis for inclusion in the financial statements and for projects on ad hoc basis. Monthly variance analysis from budget to actual spend per project, region and overall budgets Key stakeholder management - helping build and maintain working relationships with operations and finance teams across the group. Undertaking line management duties depending on experience and capabilities as requested Possess strong analytical skills and confidence of Microsoft Excel, including modelling Close review of management accounts with sector directors and their senior leadership teams ahead of closing month end. Requirements: - Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent - FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience - Strong Excel skills If you are not sure if you have all the skills for this role, just apply, we will contact you if we think there is a good fit from your CV!

Financial Accountant

London, England

A NASDAQ listed operator in the BioPharma industry are currently seeking a newly qualified Financial Accountant to provide robust financial reporting and strategic insight. As Financial Accountant for Group wide activity, you will report directly into a dynamic CFO, which will be invaluable for your development. Your role will be designed to achieve: Delivery of the highest quality management information to monitor and drive business performance and improvement. Ensuring the integrity, accuracy and timeliness of all financial information and analysis. Providing a first class finance service that is responsive to the needs of the business and managers. You will produce: Monthly management accounts and supporting analysis for all group companies Detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts and major profit and loss lines including fixed assets Prepare regular cash flow forecasts Detailed records of income and profitability by division and by client and present this information to FD Cost analysis and comparisons to budget Assist with the budget process including working with operating divisions to determine the inputs/assumptions Assist FD in annual audit. Assist FD with any ad hoc internal reporting for local MD or GFC Assist Commercial team on an ad-hoc basis You will be: Newly qualified (ACA/ACCA) Excel Savvy - Lookups, Pivots and Macro's desirable Ambitious in your career - able to take advantage of the senior exposure and support in this business