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Financial reporting accountant

Hertfordshire, England

A well-established technology organisation is recruiting an interim Financial Reporting Accountant position based in North-West London. The role is reporting into a Regional Controller and takes ownership of the full reporting function. Key responsibilities: ·Assisting with all aspects of the year-end accounting process ·Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts ·Ownership of the cash flow management including forecasting ·Supporting a large scale integration project ·Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group ·Provide assistance and advice on any IFRS policies ·Working with the Corporate Development Director on acquisition / disposals reporting Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (Ideally ACA or ACCA) ·In depth knowledge of accounting policies under IFRS ·Excellent communication skills ·Strong system skills ·Must have experience within a similar role The suitable candidate will possess a 'hands on' consolidation background and have proven experience of managing a year-end process under IFRS. You will have strong communication skills and have the ability to work across group finance and directly with the business units.

Financial Accountant - Techonology

London, England

My client, a FTSE 250 business with a formidable presence in the technology market are looking for a talented financial accountant to join their consumer division. Based within state of the art offices in Central London, you will have the opportunity to really boost career within finance with genuine scope for rapid progression and lots of exposure to various parts of finance. Main Responsibilities: Produce accurate and informative management accounts and statutory accounts on a timely basis in addition to enhancing the reporting process when applicable. Monthly intercompany reconciliations and reporting (loans, interest, trading). Involvement in other reconciliation work as requested. Keeping finance and other departments updated with relevant process documents Preparation of Corporation Tax Returns for multiple entities Providing information to internal/external auditors and tax advisors Play an integral role in the deliverables for the annual and internal audits Providing guidance for the reporting team as required with reconciling fixed assets, payroll journals, accruals, prepayments, revaluations and variance analysis Requirements: - Ideally qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. - Previous experience as a Management or Financial Accountant - Strong Excel skills

Financial Analyst - FTSE 100

London, England

A FTSE 100 business in Central London is actively seeking to appoint a newly-qualified Financial Analyst to deliver in depth analysis to their fastest growing division. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Head of Commercial Finance in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation, submission and commentary on New Business Cases ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Key User for the KPIs dashboard ·Responsible for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of Group sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. ·Provide financial information to departmental management and business unit leaders Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A / Commercial Finance experience

FP&A Analyst

Greater London, England

I am currently working with an instantly recognisable professional services business who are looking for a talented individual to join their large FP&A team based in Central London. Main Responsibilities: -Supporting the Head of FP&A in working with Divisional stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders -To ensure the accurate and timely preparation of monthly management accounts for head office and central departments -Responsible for the monthly reporting of the division, including monthly commentary -Working closely with the procurement team to ensure accurate calculation, timely recognition -To produce relevant and proactive analysis to assist key stakeholders with the improvement of commercial contract profitability. Requirements: You will ideally be qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. Have some experience in a analytical role. Strong Excel skills and exposure to large data sets

Finance Analyst

Greater London, England

My client, an instantly recognisable management consultancy with a global presence and state of the art new offices in Central London are looking for a talented individual to join their newly created FP&A team. They are looking for strong analytical minds who have exposure to large data sets and have the ability to look at the bigger picture, capable of summarising complicated information in simple terms to senior management. This opportunity has a genuine scope for progression with two routes, depending on if you want to manager other people or become a system specialist. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the Head of FP&A in working with Divisional stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders Provide analysis and identification of risks and opportunities within certain areas of the business. Become an expert in collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data Create insightful analyses to really add value, also more specifically identifying opportunities for cost reductions General business support across Operations, Accounting and Sales Provide assistance when necessary with smooth preparation of monthly management accounts for head office and central departments Requirements: You will ideally be qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. Have some experience in an analytical role. Strong Excel skills and exposure to large data sets

Tax Manager (FMCG)

City of London, London

A leading FTSE 100 FMCG business in the City of London has a newly created Tax Manager role for the UK operations. This collaborative, fast paced and dynamic business has an enviable position globally, dominating their market with the leading products in the industry. They have fantastic opportunities for progression throughout Tax and Finance, career development, continuous paid for training and study support, and a rewarding, collaborative culture. This broad Tax Manager role covers Tax reporting and Transfer Pricing for the operational companies in the UK. You will partner all functions of the business, ensuring that all business heads understand the impact the operations on Tax, and work with advisers to build solid business tax planning. Reporting to the Global Head of Tax you will support the Global Controllers and have significant exposure to the Commercial FD and UK Head Ofs. This is not a Tax Compliance role as there is a separate Tax Compliance Manager. In fabulous brand-new offices, this modern organisation has an onsite rooftop bar overlooking the City, with free drinks and a buzzing social environment; this really is an awesome place to work. The benefits are second to none and there are a huge amount of perks including free products, apple gadgets, flexible working and What skills you might need for this role: Corporate Tax experience A strong business partner who can build relationships with senior stakeholders Strong analytical, problem solving and organisational skills Basic statutory accounting skills and IFRS knowledge An ACCA/ACA/CTA qualification or studying towards (or equivalent)

Management Accountant - Media

London, England

A global Media company are actively recruiting a Management Accountant to produce and present accurate management information for all UK entities. Key responsibilities: ·Preparation of monthly management accounts ·P&L reconciliation ·Cash flow forecasting and analysis ·VAT returns, EC Sales list, Corporation Tax returns, ONS data ·Oversight of sales & purchase ledger ·Management of two transactional members of team ·Contribute to improvement of internal processes Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

Financial Control & Risk Manager

Greater London, England

A FTSE 100 Technology brand based in London is seeking to appoint a Finance Controls & Risk Manager to deliver a new programme of change to enhance the risk, control and compliance framework. Key Responsibilities: ·Understand and analyse the financial control landscape ·Develop an aerial view to identify key risk areas ·Deliver a programme of process improvement to enhance controls and mitigate risk ·Reviewing operational risk of new business opportunities ·Analyse incidents, error and exceptional processing whilst mitigating operational risk. ·Risk assessment engagement, relating to Operational process change management. ·Support operational line management with the coordination and communication across the UK PLC region. ·Administer support on management of outsourcing operations. ·Assisting and remediation of control deficiencies. ·Engaging and assisting key stakeholders. Key Skills: ·Background in a large complex organisation ·Proficient Control & Risk experience. ·Key understanding of process flows in a Banking Operational Risk environment. ·Working in a risk averse organisation, suggesting process improvements and risk reduction measures. ·Strength in analytical, documentation, presentation and problem solving skills. ·Ability to build close relationships with key stakeholders. ·Understanding of the UK regulatory environment.

Interim Finance manager

Nottinghamshire, England

The Company: A unique opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Accountant to join a multi-billion-pound Business. This Interim Finance Manager Role is for someone with IFRS and UKGAAP experience. You will be joining an innovative and dynamic based in newly refurbished offices in a great location. Our client strongly believes in personal development and a work life balance. Responsibilities: ·Manage the month-end process for group reporting. ·Analysing Gros Profit ·Weekly Cashflow forecasting ·Preparation of monthly management accounts. ·Ownership of cashflow and analysis. ·Control variance analysis across multiple P&L's ·Manage the Group Audit and be the main point of contact for the Group. ·Work closely with the transactional finance division and support them when needed. Requirements: ·Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Similar) ·Retail/Wholesale experience is beneficial ·Experience is SAP is a bonus

German Accountant

Greater London, England

An instantly recognisable Luxury Retail brand in London is actively seeking to appoint a Financial Accountant (German speaking) to own the P&L and B/S for the entire German business unit, supporting all reporting activity for the US parent. Key responsibilities include: ·Responsible for the production of timely and accurate monthly management accounts for the UK entity including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow ·Provide insight into the movements in the P&L and balance sheet versus prior periods and budget ·Prepare cash books on a monthly basis ·Assist in the completion of the year-end statutory accounts and actively participate in the US annual audit ·Prepare statutory accounts according to IFRS for the German entity and US GAAP for the US entities Desirable skills include: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) ·Practice trained (Top20) ·IFRS and GAAP exposure ·Fluent German speaker

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 (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

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 Manager (City of London)

City of London, London

A high-profile Professional Services firm in the City is offering a hands-on Management Accountant the opportunity to take a leadership role in the team and own the end-to-end monthly reporting. As the Finance Manager and number 2 to the FC, you will take a lead in the finance team for managing the monthly finances, aiding more junior members in the team and driving improvements to the reporting and controls for the business. Located in the heart of London at Bank, this young vibrant business in bright and modern offices, have a fantastic nurturing culture and excellent benefits including 30 days holidays and generous bonuses. Key responsibilities include the following: Management and control of the financial accounting system Month-end process, including period-end close, month-end journals and completion of required balance sheet reconciliations Day to day monitoring of bank accounts, liaison with the banks, and preparation of covenant calculations Assistance with external audit - preparation of the statutory accounts, associated audit files, liaison with auditors Preparation of the quarterly VAT return Assistance with corporation tax and PAYE/NI reporting requirements Assistance with the development of operating procedures and policies Assistance with raising of invoices (subscriptions) and associated commercial activities and events Supervising the AP and AR team Input into the requirements of new accounting standards, taxation changes and other reporting developments Ad hoc project work and analysis to support the FC and FD Experience required: Qualified Accountant Good Excel skills Familiar with all aspects of financial accounting, reconciliations and associated controls Pro-active 'can do' attitude - willing to accept ownership and responsibility Must have a commercial approach with strong desire to understand the business model and work with the business to achieve its aims Sun system experience would be beneficial

Finance Business Partner - Group FP&A

West London, London

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

Commercial Finance Business Partner

West London, London

A FTSE 100 market leading UK power-brand based in West London is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner 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: ·Recently qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) - will consider straight from practice

FP&A Finance Manager

London, England

A global FTSE 250 brand has a high-profile FP&A Finance Manager role based in their HQ in central London. This market leader has experienced consistent and positive change over the last few years and continues to invest significant funds into external growth and internal improvements. A forward-thinking organisation which strives to be ahead of their competitors holding an enviable position in the market. This newly created role will report into a regional FC who reports to the European CFO for £2.5Bn turnover region, will business partner to C-level with significant opportunities for career progression and personal development. Responsibility: As the senior Finance Manager you will have first line responsibility for delivering the divisional forecasts and budgets, with insightful information and analysis, to support the strategy of Senior Leadership team. You will need to speak to stakeholders across the business to fully understand the inputs and be able to explain and create reports to senior management and Senior Finance leaders. These reports reach to Group CFO level, helping control and drive performance of a region covering 30 countries. The Finance team is a valued, high calibre unit that plays a pivotal role in guiding regional performance, driving insight and understanding of the business profitability, partnering the senior leadership team. The team is multi-cultural and gender-balanced, with a nurturing and rewarding culture. Experience requirements for the Finance Manager role: Qualified accountant with 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 at C-level

Treasury Manager

West Ealing, London

An international, rapidly growing FMGC require an Interim Treasury Manager for an initial period of six months. To take full ownership of executing and improving their Treasury function. Responsibilities will include Daily Responsibilities: ·Oversea and lead all group treasury operations including: payments, bank reconciliation, long-term cash flow forecasts, cash management and hedging ·Calculate daily cash position and changes, and recommend improvements ·Place surplus funds on deposit using internet dealing system ·When necessary, prepare payments on internet ·Complete various cash reporting Excel spreadsheets. ·Administer corporate internet banking system ·Manage run down of old bank accounts ·Cash Flow reporting ·Manage banking relationship ·Calculate notional interest across Group Key Skills: ·Solid experience working in or leading a Treasury function ·Qualified ACT/MCT ·Ability to develop and maintain existing relationships with key stakeholders strong analytical skills and ability to work through problems logically ·Excellent organisational and effective communication skills ·Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and advanced Excel skills ·Strong with excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Finance Business Partner

London, England

My client is looking for a talented accountant to join the commercial arm of the business as a Finance Business Partner. You will be become part of a well-known construction business who have gone from strength to strength over recent years, offering a brilliant career path for a finance professional with scope for progression and development within their brand-new offices in Central London. Responsibilities include: ·Collaborating with different areas of the business and proactively challenge performance and drive change to ensure key operational and financial targets are achieved or beaten. ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Support the Finance Director and other senior leadership in setting up new projects. ·Ensure accurate and details information is communicated smoothly across the business, including the site Finance and Commercial teams. ·Play a key role within finance for various projects, initially producing month end Management Reporting packs, including relevant KPI and commentary for presentation to Management Board, coordinating with Commercial teams and Group Finance to ensure tight deadlines are adhered to. Key skills: ·Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent ·Monthly reporting experience ·Attention to detail ·Commercial prowess

Commercial Finance Manager - FP&A

West London, London

A fast-growing retail business are actively recruiting a progressive Commercial Finance Manager; to lead the FP&A function and business partner the wider business. Key responsibilities: ·Management and development of the team (3 direct reports) ·Ownership of quarterly forecasting & annual budgeting process ·Oversee management accounts preparation ·P&L management ·Own business planning model - implementing own ideas and improvements ·Cashflow forecasting ·Business partner with HR and Sales teams ·Deliver improvements to assist with key business decision making ·Ad hoc support to FD & CFO Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Solid FP&A experience ·Strong Excel skills Package: ·Salary up to £75k ·Benefits

Group Finance Manager

Watford, Hertfordshire

A young and ambitious Technology business with 100% annual growth has created a new Finance Manager role to support this success. This fast-paced award winning UK Tech business in its first 10 years has reached £25M turnover and has expanded into 10 countries. They have also grown their staff numbers to 210 people globally, 120 based here in the UK. This meaty Finance Manager role will support the Group FC and CFO in supporting the growth of the business, driving business improvements and taking ownership for a mixture of financial and management accounts. The business operates a collaborative and creative environment, where all senior management are approachable including the CEO who regularly takes recommendations seriously from his team and are always looking for better and easier ways to get things done. On offer is a modern, sociable and nurturing environment, with great perks, share options from day one, regular fun team and work events, and flexible working hours. Responsibilities in this role: Monthly consolidated accounts including commentary and analysis Assist with the monthly management accounts and board packs Calculation of monthly sales commission accruals and payments Regular forecasting of cash and foreign exchange Final review and approval of balance sheet recs prepared by other team members Overseeing intercompany transactions, reconciliations and currency revaluations Oversee and streamline processes for Expensify system and staff expenses process Own the monthly close and month end reporting process Support with CFO and Group FC with Financial Analysis on an ad-hoc basis What we are looking for to be successful in this role: An accountancy qualification with PQE is essential A good grounding in management accounting and reporting Good knowledge of UK Gaap and consolidations The ideal candidate will be from a high-growth SME/Start up background with Technology/Software 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!

Group Financial Accountant

City of London, London

An international insurance group based in Central London is currently looking for an Interim Group Financial Accountant to join their growing finance team. Responsibilities shall include: * Preparation of Group results on monthly basis * Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations * Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts · Assist with other elements of consolidation including local GAAP-IFRS differences, other elimination * Ownership of the cash flow management including forecasting * Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group Key Skills: ·Qualified accountant ·Experience with IFRS and UK GAPP ·Ability to communicate positively and effectively with people at all levels ·Knowledge of international group consolidations ·Experience with consolidation systems

Interim Group Management Accountant

City of London, London

Cedar is currently partnering a fast-growing insurance company. We are recruiting for a Group Management Accountant who has proven experience within a group-reporting function. This role is based in the City of London situated in a newly created office block. They are innovative, fast paced and require an individual who is passionate about the industry and has proven experience within a demanding environment. Responsibilities: ·Producing timely and accurate monthly management accounts. ·Monthly reconciliations. ·Cashflow and analysis. ·Budgeting, cash flow forecasting and variance analysis. ·Liaising with various stakeholders and assist the FP&A team. ·Preparation and review of monthly balance sheet review pack. ·Ad hoc reporting Requirements: ·Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Similar) ·Industry experience is beneficial but not essential ·Proven experience within a group accounting function

Finance Business Partner

London, England

Commercial Finance Business Partner sought for FTSE 100 market leader in Central London - a true business partnering role; managing and developing relationships with senior stakeholders. 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

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

Finance Business Partner

London, England

This young and fast paced team is being sponsored by the CEO to drive Technology product development and Transformation across this FTSE 250 business, based at one of their main central London offices. Supporting this change and transformation is the need for an ambitious Commercial Finance Business Partner with the energy and drive to role their sleeves up and improve the quality and efficiency of financial information for the senior leadership team both finance and non-finance. This is a fantastic opportunity to be close to the decision makers, business partnering to Board level of a FTSE 250 business, taking a lead in Finance to guide decisions through analysis, and support business processes improvement, becoming a senior leader in the Finance team. Reporting to the Finance Director as his number 2 in this new team, you will support the FD on strategic initiatives as well as project and management accounting. With the high-profile exposure of this role there will be real opportunity for progression, including moving into other areas of Finance. This programme is essentially a young 'start up' within a larger business, with young product development and R&D teams to support, so you will need to be Tech savvy and able to quickly understand new technologies. Responsibilities include: Forecasting, variance and trend analysis. Working Capital management and cash flow reporting. Versatile financial modelling projects to reflect the different types of programmes being delivered. KPI reporting (possessing a strong understanding of productivity). Liaise with a wide range of stakeholders across the company (up to Board level) and strategic external partners, bringing and enhancing credibility as part of the al Excellence team. Month End reporting: Utilising strong technical knowledge to support preparation of the monthly adjustments and analysis of non-financial metrics to measure how effectively the programme performance targets are being achieved. Assist in the production of the business monthly performance reporting pack. Drive best practices / improvements for finance and Operational Excellence reporting. Analysing the output from the business transformation management and reporting tool to constructively challenge the programme progress/results So what we are looking for: A pro-active, self-starter who will be comfortable working in an environment of change Strong operational and commercial acumen to interpret the results required for the business, but also to constructively challenge a wide range of senior stakeholders Experience in a high growth or start-up technology / software as a service business will also be a distinct advantage The ability to successfully build strong relationships with the wider business (across finance, divisions and operations). You will be expected to positively influence teams and contribute towards the achievement of the programme. Therefore, you will need to travel to different locations around the UK as required The Finance Business Partner will need to possess strong knowledge of operations, technical reporting requirements and commercial gravitas. It's imperative that the candidate can satisfy the P&L and Balance Sheet reporting requirements, compliance and governance Knowledge / experience of working in a complex contracts service / professional services environment is an advantage, along with experience in the Technology/Network/Software services sector

Corporate Restructuring - Associate

London, England

A Corporate Restructuring Associate is sought by a niche London-based Corporate Restructuring boutique. They work with some of Europe's highest profile and most complex restructuring situations and have restructured c. £160bn of debt in the last 12 years in more than a dozen countries across the UK, US & Europe involving around 140 individual mandates. They are particularly well networked, are leaders in their market and have a track record that makes them a 'first call' for distressed businesses. Please note that this company do not perform any insolvency, liquidation, CVA or similar work, they are purely specialists in restructuring and turnarounds. The role of Corporate Restructuring Associate will see the successful candidate working in various small teams across the following scenarios: ·Provide support to companies in distress (e.g. preparing short term cash flows). ·Project management of restructuring activities / crisis & interim management. ·Negotiate financial restructuring situations with alternative funding sources. ·Create financial models & scenario analysis to aid new business development. ·Negotiate with customers & suppliers and working capital management. ·Sale of non-core business units / distressed business (Corporate Finance). The ideal candidate for the role of Corporate Restructuring Associate will be either a qualified ACA or CFA with excellent academics and the gravitas to offer real business leadership to clients. Candidates must possess restructuring, transaction services, corporate finance or similar experience and will be able to deliver outstanding results whilst occasionally working under real pressure. Fluency in any of Spanish, French or German would also be beneficial. Candidates will also be calm & considered when faced with challenges and be both confident and articulate. A full career path and an exceptional reward structure await successful candidates.

Group Financial Accountant

London, England

A Group Financial Reporting Accountant is required for a very fast-growing private equity backed company. Established more than 20 years ago, they have grown particularly quickly (both organically and by acquisition) over the past five years to boast a turnover of >£600m - they now have a presence in almost 40 countries. The company is well backed and plans to continue their expansion; their aim is to build a world-leading business and this is a unique opportunity to join them. The Group Financial Reporting Accountant will report into the Group Head of Financial Reporting. The main duties are below but there will also be a large amount of ad hoc work: ·Producing monthly Group consolidated accounts & review of balance sheet ·Assisting in the production of group management accounts and commentary ·Assisting the FP&A team with budgeting / forecasting queries as required ·Supporting the implementation of IFRS16 / post-implementation review of IFRS15 ·Preparing technical papers to support several M&A deals, new standards etc ·A range of ad hoc projects to support a growing company The ideal candidate for the Group Financial Reporting Accountant role must be a qualified accountant and will ideally be qualified ACA who has worked in a Top 20 practice and gained exposure to working with a range of complex clients and issues e.g. experience of multi-currency group consolidations. The ideal candidate will want to take on early responsibility, will enjoy problem solving, being resourceful and getting involved in a wide range of tasks. Finally, the selected candidate will have the benefit of working for a particularly strong manager who is passionate about nurturing and developing his staff. Significant progression is available as the company continues to grow.

Senior Management Accountant

London, England

An international leisure group is looking for a progressive individual to take full ownership of the management accounts production whilst leading a small team. Based Central London. Key responsibilities: Managing month end process - full production of monthly management accounts Responsibility for monthly reporting packs coordination - including P&L and Business Unit commentary Quarterly business review with senior management Assist Finance Manager variance analysis, budgeting & forecasting Lead transactional finance team (2 staff) Ad hoc project work Key requirements: ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified Experience of full management accounts production Salary to £55k + benefits.

Compliance accountant

Hertfordshire, England

My client, a leading player in the technology space are looking for a compliance accountant to come on board for an initial period of 3 months. The business has undergone some change recently and as a result, this will be a "hand on" role. Key responsibilities: ·Full ownership and preparation of the VAT returns ·Partnering with the Global SSC for posting payment journals ·Prepare and clear the balance sheet reconciliations ·Assist and prepare the year end accounts ·Manage and maintain the compliance of documentation ·Ad hoc duties as required Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) ·Exposure within a global organisation ·Strong systems experience ·Solid experience of VAT reporting ·A good working knowledge of French would be beneficial This is a broad role with significant exposure to the global business. You will have a strong attention to detail and will be able to challenge senior stakeholders.

Commercial Finance Analyst

London, England

I am currently working with an industry leading, global consultancy that have a fantastic opportunity for a recently qualified accountant to join their FP&A team in Central London. The unique opening offers broad exposure to a variety of commercial responsibilities, including the support of a team of Business Partners, Commercial Accountants and various other departments across the business. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the FP&A Manager in working with Divisional stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders, including partners and Finance Directors Working closely with Business Partners and Commercial Accountants, such as testing new reporting tools and system implementation To produce relevant and proactive analysis to assist key stakeholders with the improvement of commercial contract profitability. To ensure the accurate and timely preparation of monthly management accounts for head office and central departments Monthly reporting of the division, including monthly commentary Ad-hoc duties as requested, including support for analysis and budget process Requirements: You will ideally be recently qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. Have some experience in budgeting and forecasting Intermediate Excel skills is pivotal

Senior Management Accountant

London, England

A Senior Management Accountant is sought by a prestigious international law firm on a fixed-term contract basis for up to 15 months to cover a period of maternity leave. The firm operates on a global basis, is growing and opening new offices and are also clear leaders in various markets in which they operate. They value a strong work-life balance and agile, flexible working and their working environment benefits from these values. The Senior Management Accountant reports to the UK Financial Controller and will lead a small UK management accounting team of 2 staff as well as acting as a Business Partner to various department heads. Specific duties are as follows: ·Preparing the monthly P&L and Balance Sheet for the UK office and associated companies. ·Ensuring the monthly actual vs budget cost reports are prepared; liaise with department heads. ·Developing & preparing various monthly analyses e.g. schedules on performance statistics, Capex budget reports, marketing analysis, salary variance monitoring reports etc... ·Leading the annual cost budgets for UK departments & re-forecasting as required. ·Preparing annual financial statements & providing analysis required by the auditors. ·A raft of ad hoc duties to support the UK FC and wider business team. Candidates for the role of Senior Management Accountant may either be qualified accountants (without any legal experience) or may be qualified by experience if they've worked in a legal / professional services firm - at least 5 years management accounting experience is, however, expected. Some staff management experience would be useful but a desire to get involved across the board, immerse yourself in the detail and improve processes where appropriate will be more relevant. The client would consider candidates with up to a month's notice period.

Finance Business Partner - FMCG

London, England

Superb opportunity to join a leading FMCG brand during a period of sustained growth. You will be a true business partner - working with Operational, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Directors; to ensure effective delivery of financial planning & analysis to Senior Management. Key responsibilities: ·Deliver robust financial planning, analysis and reporting for Group Operations and Supply Chain. ·Financial modelling and analysis; supporting Innovation department ·Planning and coordination of budgets and quarterly forecasting across business units ·Review budgets & reforecasts of individual business units - presentation & analysis against 3-year plans ·Partner and offer support to commercial pricing team ·Partner the Global Purchasing team re capital management Package: ·£65-75k base salary ·Car allowance up to £10k DOE ·Bonus up to 40% (min 20%) ·Full medical cover for you + family ·Other excellent benefits inc. flexible working arrangements Key requirements: ·ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified ·FMCG/Supply Chain/Cosmetics/Healthcare experience

FP&A Analyst

Greater London, England

I am currently working with an instantly recognisable professional services business who are looking for a talented individual to join their large FP&A team based in Central London. Main Responsibilities: -Supporting the Head of FP&A in working with Divisional stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders -To ensure the accurate and timely preparation of monthly management accounts for head office and central departments -Responsible for the monthly reporting of the division, including monthly commentary -Working closely with the procurement team to ensure accurate calculation, timely recognition -To produce relevant and proactive analysis to assist key stakeholders with the improvement of commercial contract profitability. Requirements: You will ideally be qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. Have some experience in a analytical role. Strong Excel skills and exposure to large data sets

Senior Management Accountant - Retail

London, England

An international retail business is looking for a progressive individual to lead the management accounts team whilst providing commercial insight to senior management. Key responsibilities: ·Managing month end process - review of monthly management accounts prepared by team (2 direct reports) ·Responsibility for monthly reporting packs coordination - including P&L and Business Unit commentary ·Quarterly business review with key stakeholders - including CFO & CEO ·Variance analysis - provide commercial insight to the board management ·Manage annual budgeting process ·Business partnering with wider finance team and non-financial teams ·KPI production & management ·Ad hoc project work Key requirements ·ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified ·Multi-site retail experience ·Full P&L management Salary to £60k + benefits.

Interim Group Accoutant

London, England

A large retail business based in West London is currently looking for an Interim Group Accountant to join their growing finance team. Responsibilities shall include: ·Day to day management of a global division, including implementing internal controls and ensuring exceptional financial reporting processes. ·Lead and deliver the design and implementation of finance processes to support a more efficient and automated process. ·A key contact for annual audit and responsible for completion of annual statutory accounts. ·Ensure timely reporting for all significant accounting transactions, implementation of relevant accounting standards, preparation of technical accounting memos to support all accounting positions. ·Interact frequently with senior leadership to support on technical accounting implications ·Support to the business and finance team to ensure that the plans for the business are robust, achievable and clearly presented to management. ·Taking ownership of financial control for adhoc projects Key Skills: ·Qualified Accountant ·Strong technical accounting skill set An ability to communicate and work effectively at all levels, with proven stakeholder management ex

Commercial Finance Manager

Berkshire, England

A market leading FTSE listed consumer giant is actively seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Manager to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their fastest growing division, based Berkshire. 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

Tax Manager - Part Time

London, England

Fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing multi-site retail business in a newly created part time position - they offer extremely flexible working arrangements. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of tax and treasury; working closely with the core finance team. Key responsibilities: Tax Support development of tax strategy Oversee VAT processes - including VAT returns Produce corporate tax returns Deferred tax calculation Monitoring changes to legislations Tax planning & optimisation Treasury Cashflow forecasting Support development of treasury policy Manage day-to-day banking Manage debt facilities - including refinancing Manage hedging facilities Package: Salary to £65k (pro rata) 15% bonus Private medical insurance Extremely flexible working arrangements Other benefits unique to the business

Finance manager

West London, London

Cedar are delighted to bring to market this exciting role within one of the world's leading media agencies. A constant leader in the market, they are on the search for an ambitious individual to help develop and manage a small team of accountants. You will also take a stronghold in the preparation of the monthly accounts. Key responsibilities: ·Manage and develop a team of 5 staff ·Produce the monthly management accounts ·Review and prepare the budgets and forecasts ·Business partner with senior finance and finance HOD's ·Liaise with various departments for the budgets and costs from a P&L perspective ·Prepare the statutory accounts ·Prepare all the VAT returns Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) ·Experienced of managing a team is essential ·Significant exposure to senior stakeholders ·Experience in a similar role This is a fantastic role with significant exposure to senior individuals within the business. You will have the gravitas to challenge senior stakeholders and be a key driver in the performance of the current team. You will take pride in developing the team while producing high quality management packs.

Financial accountant

West London, London

Cedar are delighted to bring to market this exciting role within one of the world's leading media businesses. A constant leader in the market, they are on the search for an ambitious individual to help develop and manage a small team of accountants. You will also take a stronghold in the preparation of the monthly accounts. Key responsibilities: ·Manage and develop a team of 5 staff ·Produce the monthly management accounts ·Review and prepare the budgets and forecasts ·Business partner with senior finance and finance HOD's ·Liaise with various departments for the budgets and costs from a P&L perspective ·Prepare the statutory accounts ·Prepare all the VAT returns Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) ·Experienced of managing a team is essential ·Significant exposure to senior stakeholders ·Experience in a similar role This is a fantastic role with significant exposure to senior individuals within the business. You will have the gravitas to challenge senior stakeholders and be a key driver in the performance of the current team. You will take pride in developing the team while producing high quality management packs.

Financial Controller - Retail

South West London, London

A leading retail business are actively recruiting an all-round FC to manage all monthly & quarterly reporting for the Group, and business partner both finance and non-finance colleagues. Based South West London. Key responsibilities: ·Management & statutory reporting for the Group ·Oversee month end; balance sheet and intercompany reconciliations ·Implementation of quarterly reviews ·Manage annual audit process ·Statutory returns, Corporation Tax, VAT and Intrastat returns ·Support FD on Group tax matters ·Manage and develop finance team ·Support FD on Group Finance projects Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Group reporting/Stat accounting experience Package: ·Salary £60-65k ·10% bonus ·Benefits including private medical cover