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Senior Commercial Accountant - Fixed Assets

Hampshire, England

Senior Commercial Accountant - Fixed Assets My client, a global entertainment business with a formidable presence in the industry are looking for a talented senior accountant with commercial prowess to join their growing finance team in Hampshire. This is an excellent opportunity to manage other accountants and utilise your stakeholder management skills to make an impact on the business. Main Responsibilities: Build and maintain strong relationships with key business stakeholders both internally and externally Ownership of Fixed Asset activity across international legal entities. Manage the Fixed Assets team, ensuring the accurate processing of the financial control, accounting & reporting activities Processing and coordinating Fixed Assets period end close activities, including Fixed Asset Financial reports Ownership of relevant end-to-end process documentation Ensures compliance with accounting and tax statutory requirements are adhered Effectively manage multiple challenges whilst maintaining high quality throughout. Provide excellent stakeholder management skills, widely contributing to the achievement of the wider business strategy as the business continues to grow exponentially. Requirements: Solid PQ experience as a Financial Accountant Extensive experience of multi-currency Experience with Fixed Assets financial reporting and analysis

Part-time accountant

City of London, London

An internationally renowned Not for Profit business with offices in central London are currently seeking a part-time accountant for 2 days a week on a years Fixed term contract. With revenues of £15m, this established organisation is seeking a qualified finance individual to support the directors and board on key commercial decisions. Reporting into the senior management team, you will be responsible for: ·Full ownership of the management accounts ·Provide insight on the income reporting ·To oversee all management reporting ·Preparation / improvement of financial reports along with budgets, forecasts and plans The successful individual will possess the following: ·A 'hands on' finance background ·Strong Excel skills ·Relevant qualification- ACA, ACCA or CIMA This will suit an individual who is semi-retired and looking to keep themselves busy in helping a business grow. The opportunity will also suit an individual who needs flexibility around child care including school runs.

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.

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.

Group Accountant

London, England

World renowned Education organisation looking to recruit a Group Accountant on a 14-month fixed term contract basis. This role with report to the Head of Corporate Accounting. The Group Accountant provides a comprehensive financial management reporting function for a subset of the Group's subsidiaries and the core organisation. This includes being responsible for the production of the year-end financial statements for the subsidiaries and core, managing their external audits, as well as ensuring timely production of monthly management information. Key Responsibilities *Liaise with the relevant operational teams throughout the year and, where relevant, attend the appropriate board meetings to keep abreast of business developments and understand how these will impact on the accounts. *Provide the necessary level of support (i.e. raising purchase orders, accruals etc.) if necessary, to ensure that the books of account accurately reflect the financial position and performance. *Produce high quality monthly management accounts/reports for allocated subsidiaries in a timely manner, and be able to explain variances from budget *Review and reconcile intercompany and sub-ledger to general ledger balances on an ongoing basis and submit quarterly reporting submissions for consolidation. *Review cash balances and working capital requirements to advise on gift aid distributions and/or additional funding needs. *Support the preparation of budgets and plans, including capital plans (where relevant), and upload approved budgets onto Oracle. *Prepare and submit quarterly VAT returns. Provide support ensuring compliance with Making Tax Digital *Prepare statutory financial statements for subsidiary companies in accordance with FRS 102 and the Companies Act and in accordance with the Charities SORP. *Liaise with internal stakeholders and the external auditors to develop and execute an audit plan in line with group requirements. *Responsible for reconciling allocated accounts as part of the quarterly accounts code reconciliation process in a timely manner to the required standard. *Identify areas for improvement and continuous development with regards to recording and reporting on the areas you are responsible for, including the development of management reporting cashflows and process documentation. *To provide ad hoc support to management and local operating teams, as needed. Person Profile *Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) *Degree *Statutory financial statement preparation and audit *Experience of working with operational teams and providing high quality financial support to them *Experience of working with a complex chart of accounts structure *Oracle and Essbase reporting functionality *Experience of IRIS (or similar) accounting production software *Relevant emerging issues affecting operating environment of subsidiaries *FRS 102 accounting standard Skills & Abilities *Pro-active with good communication and presentation skills, including collaboration and relationship building *Enthusiastic team player but with ability to work independently and unsupervised, able to use initiative *Able to generate new, workable ideas - particularly in areas of data analysis and report design *Positive attitude and approach to difficult situations, willing to take on challenges *Ability to plan and progress work *Eye for detail and willing to take ownership for the quality of information prepared

Accountant

City of London, London

An Interim Accountant is needed for an initial 9 month contract for an instantly recognisable Luxury Retail brand based in London. Key Responsibilities: ·Month end close processes and preparation of all supporting month end schedules. ·Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations ·Quarterly completion of Sarbanes Oxley requirements ·Responsible for accurate and Timely submission of VAT and other regulatory returns. ·Assist with preparation and timely submission of all statutory reporting and filings as relevant. ·Liaise with auditors and tax accountants to ensure clean audit report and no issues with tax reporting ·Weekly and monthly payroll run review Key Skills: ·Fully Qualified accountant (ACCA or ACA) ·IFRS knowledge ·Competent in Microsoft Office including Word, Powerpoint and Excel ·Strong attention to detail

Group Accountant

London, England

A high calibre Group Accountant is sought by an innovative, market leading FTSE-100 plc. Operating within the manufacturing and technology sectors, their products find their way into our lives on a daily basis; the company are also growing & performing well. They are also acquisitive with both a clear expansion plan and future strategy. Their training & development is excellent and the role is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in a global multi-national business. The Group Accountant will be a key part of a small group reporting team and will report to the Group Reporting Manager. Duties will include: ·Produce sections of the monthly Group Operating Reports for the Chief Exec / Board. ·Contribute to the production of the half & full year financial statements under IFRS; perform analysis of information received from subsidiaries and investigate unexpected items. ·Prepare sections of the annual Group and Divisional Budgets. ·Deliver in-depth analysis & commentary for the Board inc. ad hoc analysis. ·Assist in systems improvement / implementation & other change projects. ·Ad hoc projects e.g. review of CapEx proposals, transaction support etc… Candidates for the role of Group Accountant will be a Big 4 / Top 10 trained ACAs who are bright & technically aware and who possesses both a practical knowledge of IFRS and some experience of consolidations. Candidates will have excellent analytical skills, a real eye for detail and will also be strong verbal & written communicators. Applicants will enjoy early responsibility and will seek to work for a company offering both a positive culture and a strong work life balance. Salary: £50000 - £55000 + 16% pension + 10% bonus + significant benefits.

Audit Manager (Business Advisory Group)

City of London, London

My client is seeking an Audit Manager to join their Business Advisory Group based in their London offices. Candidates must display a positive approach with an ability to solve solutions and be self-motivated pro-actively. As Audit Manager within Business Advisory Group, your role is part of a team providing advisory, audit and accounting services to clients. The Business Advisory Group's clients range from large multi-national corporations to small family companies, many of whom are owned by wealthy individuals. The aim is to provide outstanding service in a professional manner tailored to give the client the benefit of excellent advice, maximizing added value. An Audit Manager in the Business Advisory Group will have responsibility for managing a wide range of clients who operate in different sectors. The portfolio will comprise of between 15-30 clients totalling fee income between £400k-£500k, ultimately responsible for; - Management of audit process -Ensure agreed outputs are achieved within a set time frame -Budgeting and Invoicing clients -Staff planning and management of the team during an audit -Inclusion of tender process when necessary -Representing the firm at networking events -Opportunity to deliver work in Corporate Finance when required The successful candidate will be outgoing, resilient with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. The position will require commitment and at times will require flexibility with working hours as needed. Academically, candidates should be ACA or ACCA qualified with a robust exam record and a wide range of audit experience. Candidates must know about managing a portfolio of large to small clients and an in-depth understanding of FRS102 & IFRS. Candidates with a non-UK work history will be considered provided an applied demonstration of FRS102 & IFRS can be demonstrated along with verified elegibility to work in the UK. My client will provide training and support to develop the successful candidate's specialist knowledge and capabilities. CCH software is used across the firm. The London offices houses over 30 Partners and 200 staff acting both the UK and international businesses and closely work with colleagues based in regional offices offering clients seamless service. To hear more about this unique and exciting opportunity, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice at Cedar Recruitment (London) via the link below or email;

Head of Tax EMEA

London, England

EMEA Head of Tax Media Sector - Sports & Leisure & Entertainment c£90,000 dependent on experience London This global Media brand operates across the gaming, live events, sports and broadcast sectors. Delivering cutting edge content and providing market leading entertainment solutions, the business continues to expand at a rapid rate though both regular acquisitions and sustainable organic growth. As part of this ongoing growth journey the company has created the new position of EMEA Head of Tax. Reporting to the Global Tax Director, the role includes: Lead on & manage various aspects of the International corporate tax compliance and reporting process Improve process and develop a best practice tax environment Oversee the preparation of International corporate tax filings Manage and coordinate tax audits Provision of US GAAP support Develop a central resource in respect of WHT compliance Dealing with ad-hoc tax queries from the business, including business contract review and operational tax advice To succeed in this high profile and initially stand-alone role, you will have in-depth tax accounting & compliance knowledge, ideally including US GAAP & US Tax experience. As a qualified tax professional you will display first class communication skills, an adaptable and culturally aware personality and the ability and drive to move at pace and operate within a fast moving and dynamic environment.

Business Analyst

Basingstoke, Hampshire

Interim Business Analyst - 3 - 6 months - start ASAP Based in Basingstoke with occasional travel As part of a key strategic programme the Business Analyst will support the Process Leads in the design and delivery of the new processes within a new Finance system, NetSuite. This Role will be working on the Order to Cash Process however you may be required to support with other processes. Main Responsibilities: ·Designs and documents the functional aspects of the To Be solution alongside the Process Leads and Global Functional lead. ·Works alongside software solution partners to review the configuration of the functional aspects of the solution, including user defined data and workflows. ·Works alongside the Data Leads to determine the Supplier, Customer and Employee master data model. ·Assists software solution partner to define the business and functional requirements for the integration design. Programme tests the completed integrations. ·Participates in evaluation of impacts of design decisions, including gaps between business requirements and NetSuite functionality. ·Raises issues and risks associated with the Programme and functional aspects of the solution, and manages actions related to these. ·Validates solution during system integration testing. ·Prepares test scenarios and test scripts alongside the Process Leads. ·Prepares training materials. ·Presents the functional aspects of the solution to SMEs during the Build phase, walking through processes using the systems. ·Assists with the user acceptance testing activity. ·Trains the regional/local trainers on the functional aspects of the solution and context. ·Supports the business during roll-out cut-over by addressing issues or providing advice/support to users. ·Opportunity to participate in the support of the functional aspects of the solution during hypercare. Skills, Experience & Qualifications: ·4+ years experience of a combination of the following: ·Working within or closely with finance functions ·Order-to-cash process experience ·Track record of designing new processes ·Process mapping using Visio ·Confident in your ability to learn new systems and to get up to speed quickly ·Eye for detail without losing sight of the overall outcome of the deliverable you are working on Personal characteristics: ·Strong analytical skills ·Strong verbal and written communication skills, along with well-developed interpersonal skills and an ability to relate to a variety of individuals ·Strong personal organisation and time management skills ·Confident dealing with senior stakeholders ·Ability to be flexible ·Ability to self-manage

Financial Reporting Manager

London, England

A Financial Reporting Manager is sought by a well-known and highly regarded industrial FTSE-30 Plc. They employ around 50000 people across the world and are recognised as being a well run company who look after their staff. They have a clear future strategy and this role is key to helping them to deliver on this. Reporting in to the Group Controller, the Financial Reporting Manager will enjoy a prominent role in the department and liaise across all Corporate Head Office functions. Specific responsibilities include: ·Production of consolidated financial information, inc financial statements & disclosure notes. ·Review, analysis and challenge information provided by reporting units. ·Project planning for external reporting seasons and other corporate projects (e.g. bond issues and SEC registration updates); ·Support the development of the consolidation system & associated processes. ·Providing accounting expertise for key areas of judgments and estimates such as provisioning, rehabilitation, impairment testing, underlying earnings and wider support for transactions. ·Assist with ad hoc queries and requests from stakeholders across the Group; e.g. Investor Relations, Company Secretarial, Group Legal, Tax, Sustainable Development, and Treasury. The ideal candidate for the Financial Reporting Manager will be a Big 4 trained ACA who is either looking to make their first move from practice or who has already gained relevant experience in the Group function of a FTSE-100 plc. Candidates will have strong financial reporting and group consolidations experience and will enjoy the cerebral challenge of how best to manage the various structuring & advisory projects that will come your way. The ability to manage stakeholders at all levels is a given, as is tenacity, attention to detail and the desire to challenge the status quo.

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

Accoutant

London, England

An Interim Accountant is needed for an initial 9 months contract for an instantly recognisable Luxury Retail brand based in London. Key Responsibilities: ·Month end close processes and preparation of all supporting month end schedules. ·Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations ·Quarterly completion of Sarbanes Oxley requirements ·Responsible for accurate and Timely submission of VAT and other regulatory returns. ·Assist with preparation and timely submission of all statutory reporting and filings as relevant. ·Liaise with auditors and tax accountants to ensure clean audit report and no issues with tax reporting ·Weekly and monthly payroll run review Key Skills: ·Fully Qualified accountant (ACCA or ACA) ·IFRS knowledge ·Competent in Microsoft Office including Word, Powerpoint and Excel ·Strong attention to detail

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

Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

London, England

Head of Financial Planning & Analysis C. £90,000 + benefits Central London Technology Sector This dynamic Technology business is seeking to recruit a highly talented Head of FP&A. Managing a good quality team and working very closely with the Divisional CFO and various senior stakeholders, the role includes: Co-ordinate and challenge divisional quarterly business reviews, forecasts, medium term plan Provide constructive external market insight and present to senior management Deliver constructive feedback to business units on financial performance working closely with BU leaders to drive improvements Ensure enhancement and delivery of driver based forecast models, working closely with operational senior management Drive improvements through the divisional planning environment As a qualified accountant with impressive levels of intellectual horsepower, a high degree of emotional intelligence and an immediately credible personality you will have in-depth FP&A experience. You will have a demonstrable background of successfully improving the Planning and Analysis environment, having brought tangible value-add to the senior management team. This is a team leadership role so previous experience of coaching a team to impressive levels of performance is critical. This is a high profile position which plays a key role in working closely with an impressive senior leadership team, driving the continued success of this dynamic division.

FP&A Manager

London, England

An FP&A Manager is required for an international, market leading, multi-site leisure business. The business has a clear strategic vision with exciting and ambitious growth plans both in the UK and internationally. In this high-profile role you will take ownership for financial reporting processes, driving through improvements and ensuring that all reporting provides maximum value through strong financial support, analysis and commercial challenge for all decision making. Reporting directly into the Group FP&A Director, managing a small team and with broad exposure to a range of senior stakeholders, key responsibilities will include: Managing the Group's FP&A consolidation processes, providing in-depth variance analysis across the multiple business units Owning the budgeting processes - developing new reports and models as appropriate Identifying and implementing improvements to support the delivery of insightful and value-add analysis of results, to deliver 'best in class' reporting Challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities Managing and developing a small team Ad hoc commercial projects The successful candidate will be a 'hands on', qualified accountant with a strong understanding of FP&A reporting processes coupled with in-depth analytical skills, ideally within a multi-site, consumer facing environment. Prior exposure to owning and driving improvements across FP&A will be essential. A confident and pro-active self-starter, you will be comfortable contributing to high-level strategic decision making whilst being able to 'roll up your sleeves' and get into the detail. You will have the credibility and gravitas to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner both inside and outside of finance.

Group Finance Manager

London, England

A technically strong Finance Manager is required for an ambitious and growing FTSE 250 client. With a strong brand name our client has successfully delivered continued growth in a challenging market, strengthening its position as a household name. Reporting directly to the Head of Financial Reporting, you will take ownership of the group's financial reporting, driving improvements and ensuring maximum value add through strong financial support and rigour. Key responsibilities will include: Taking ownership of the production of high-quality financial accounts and reports for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes Assisting in the Group consolidation process for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes Establishing and embedding reporting frameworks to develop best in class processes Full accountability for ensuring robust corporate governance and compliance with all regulatory requirements Managing the audit process and interface with the Auditors The successful candidate will be a qualified chartered accountant, ideally from a 'Top 10' Accountancy firm with a strong technical background. Prior experience of group financial reporting and running consolidation processes within industry (either as full time or as a secondment from practice) is essential. With a solid understanding of financial and accounting processes and a broad business awareness, you will be a confident and pro-active self-starter. You will have the ability to interact with and develop working relationships internally and externally, with a proactive, forward looking and challenging mindset.

Head of Group Reporting

London, England

Head of Group Reporting C£90,000 + excellent benefits Consumer Electronics Central London Medium sized, Consumer Electronics brand has gone from strength to strength and is now seeking a talented Head of Group Reporting. Leading a team of c8, the role includes: Own all the reporting for a multi-business unit entity Internal and external reporting and communications for actuals (monthly, quarterly and annual) including financial KPIs A high degree of CFO and Board engagement Insight and conversations around financial performance, providing push back and challenge on the numbers External reporting contribution - input into quarter/half/full year messaging, working closely with Investor Relations team Push back and challenge on results Drive improvements across processes, team etc Providing technical accounting guidance to various senior stakeholders You will be a qualified accountant with a strong background in technical accounting, a high degree of emotional intelligence, experience of developing a team and the drive to constantly challenge your own personal development.

Head of Commercial Finance

London, England

A highly strategic Head of Commercial Finance is required to manage the Transformation Programme for an iconic organisation with a strong brand name and impressive reputation. With a clear strategic vision, our client is undergoing a significant period of transformation and change. This is a high-profile appointment, managing and assessing the effectiveness and value delivered by the Group's Transformation Programme. Reporting directly to the Group Finance Director and with significant exposure to the senior leadership team and the wider business, key responsibilities include: Acting as a strong business partner, supporting commercial and operational decision-making across the organisation and driving value Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities Managing the delivery of robust budgeting, forecasting and planning processes - ensuring a 'no surprises' reporting environment providing effective and accurate information Delivering improved management information (including preparing enhanced weekly reporting and board packs) developing new reports and models as appropriate Providing clear leadership, development and on-going motivation of your team The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with proven business partnering experience and exceptionally strong commercial expertise. Prior exposure to owning and driving improvements in FP&A will be essential. Previous experience of supporting a business through a transformation programme would be highly advantageous. With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to interact with and develop working relationships internally, externally and cross-functionally. You will have the credibility and gravitas to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner. A confident and pro-active self-starter, you will be comfortable contributing to high-level strategic decision making whilst being able to 'roll up your sleeves' and get into the detail. You will be a proven manager who will thrive in a change-oriented environment.

Group Accountant

London, England

A high calibre Group Accountant is sought by an innovative, market leading FTSE-100 plc. Operating within the manufacturing and technology sectors, their products find their way into our lives on a daily basis; the company are also growing & performing well. They are also acquisitive with both a clear expansion plan and future strategy. Their training & development is excellent and the role is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in a global multi-national business. The Group Accountant will be a key part of a small group reporting team and will report to the Group Reporting Manager. Duties will include: ·Produce sections of the monthly Group Operating Reports for the Chief Exec / Board. ·Contribute to the production of the half & full year financial statements under IFRS; perform analysis of information received from subsidiaries and investigate unexpected items. ·Prepare sections of the annual Group and Divisional Budgets. ·Deliver in-depth analysis & commentary for the Board inc. ad hoc analysis. ·Assist in systems improvement / implementation & other change projects. ·Ad hoc projects e.g. review of CapEx proposals, transaction support etc… Candidates for the role of Group Accountant will be a Big 4 / Top 10 trained ACAs who are bright & technically aware and who possesses both a practical knowledge of IFRS and some experience of consolidations. Candidates will have excellent analytical skills, a real eye for detail and will also be strong verbal & written communicators. Applicants will enjoy early responsibility and will seek to work for a company offering both a positive culture and a strong work life balance. Salary: £50000 - £55000 + 16% pension + 10% bonus + significant benefits.

Interim Rail Pre-Mobilisation Consultant

City of London, London

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

Corporate Tax Manager (Leeds)

Leeds, West Yorkshire

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

Corporate Tax Manager (Aberdeen)

Aberdeen, Scotland

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

Group FP&A Manager (FTSE 100 Media)

London, England

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

Corporate Tax Manager (Aberdeen)

Aberdeen, Scotland

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

Head of Corporate Accounting

London, England

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

Finance Manager - FinTech

Greater London, England

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

Finance Business Partner

London, England

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