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Recently Qualified Finance

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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

Financial Accountant

London, England

A dynamic organisation operating in the Business Services industry are seeking to recruit a Newly Qualified Financial Accountant to join their growing team. Due to internal movements and promotions, the team are recruiting for a Financial Accountant to join the team in a broad role that will allow you to capitalise on exisiting skills whilst developing you knowledge and capability in financial reporting. As Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for: Month end accounts processing - Preparation and overseeing Management of subsidiary accounts preparation, pushing this through Audit Group Reporting - Half Year and Year end Tax Transactions - Liaising with Tax Advisory services Project work including Re-Financing and Risk Management Working closely with your Line Manager you will also oversee a small team of 3 with indirect management responsibilities. To be considered, you must be: Up for a laugh! - This is a fun place to be where expression of self is actively encouraged. Qualified Accountant ACA/ACCA Experienced in Accounts Prep and Audit Strong excel capability

Senior Financial Accountant

London, England

Cedar have partnered with a luxury online retailer who are looking for a talented Financial Accountant to join one of their fastest growing divisions. Based within state of the art offices in Central London, you will have the opportunity to really boost your career and join a modern, forward thinking finance team with excellent perks and company benefits. You will ideally be ACA or ACCA qualified and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced high growth environment. Main Responsibilities: Group consolidation including cashflow (monthly) Co-ordination of the group year-end process and audit Preparation and review of financial statements Acquisition accounting (including FV adjustments / calculation of goodwill / recognition of deferred and contingent liabilities) Assisting with the production of Group Management information (MI) Assisting in the production of the consolidated group budgets and forecasts. Keeping finance and other departments updated with relevant process documents Providing information to internal/external auditors and tax advisors Play an integral role in the deliverables for the annual and internal audits Requirements: - Ideally qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA equivalent. - Previous experience as a Management or Financial Accountant - Strong Excel skills

Group Finance Analyst (FTSE 100 Media)

London, England

A global FTSE 100 Media & Events business has a fantastic opportunity for a recently qualified Finance Analyst 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 support the Group FP&A Managers on value delivery, and help guide senior management and the group on their financial objectives. The position will also provide succession planning for the Group FP&A Managers and will business partner senior management and work with various finance teams (including M&A and Commercial Finance), giving you significant opportunities for career progression, personal development and exposure. This meaty FP&A role covers financial analysis, financial planning, business planning and budgeting, and helps ensure high quality analysis and management information for the management reporting. This is a unique opportunity to accelerate your career in one of the most successful companies in the Media sector of 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: Fully qualified accountant ACA/CIMA/ACCA Strong Excel and Analysis skills 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 both finance and non-finance

Group Reporting Manager

London, England

Group Reporting Manager An incredibly successful PE backed business with rapid growth has created a new opportunity for a Group Reporting Manager. This high-growth business is just over 5 years old and has already grown to annual revenues of c£400m. With plans to IPO in the next few years there is a real opportunity to get a variety of experience as the business continues to grow rapidly and then prepares itself for a sale. This new role will support the business during this time of growth and development and help build a solid management reporting function fit for a leading multinational business. This newly created varied position covers both financial and management reporting with P&L responsibilities and exposure to senior stakeholders across the business. This is a great role for someone with strong post qualified experience in practice, who is looking to move into industry into a senior high-profile role under the Group FC. Key Responsibilities: Management Reporting Review of consolidated Group financial information, ensuring accuracy and consistency, throughout the monthly reporting cycle Preparation of timely results analysis and covenant reporting to stakeholders, including Group board, investors and lenders Review of monthly P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow Statement for Head Office entities for Group consolidation Support further reporting enhancement projects as required Open communication between Head Office and local finance teams to ensure smooth month end and annual reporting and timely resolution of issues Financial Reporting Preparation of annual Group consolidated accounts in accordance with IFRS, including notes to the accounts and supporting files Key point of contact for liaison with external audit team to ensure issues are resolved on a timely basis and year end reporting deadlines are achieved Support implementation of new financial reporting standards, including IFRS 15 and IFRS 16 Ownership of completion of UK subsidiary statutory accounts prepared in accordance with FRS 101 Internal Controls Support initiatives to ensure adequate financial controls are in place across the Group to protect assets Oversee implementation of consistent balance sheet review and reconciliation processes and procedures across the Group Support roll out of new Group policies as required Experience required to be successful in this role: Qualified ACA with post qualified experience Advanced Excel and strong stakeholder management Strong knowledge of financial and management reporting including IFRS

Treasury Manager

Watford, Hertfordshire

A rapidly-growing Retail business is seeking to recruit a Treasury Manager to join their expanding Head Office finance function. Key responsibilities: ·Responsibility for building the cashflow functionality in a new system ·Develop cash flow forecasts and track cash flow daily ·Ensure compliance with all loan covenants, including all reporting requirements. Proactive in assessing impact of changes in the business of the covenants - changes in accounting standards, acquisitions ·Oversee treasury operations; payments, bank recs and administration ·Prepare monthly and yearly cash flow for management accounts and statutory reporting ·Ensure regular and accurate treasury reporting to senior management, including preparation of Board and Audit Committee papers. Development of treasury reporting via the use of our new systems ·Support and develop relationships with banks ·Ensure treasury work closely and have good relationships with Tax, Financial Accounting and Legal to ensure optimal business solutions ·Develop the FX hedging strategy Key experiences: ·Qualified ACT ·Treasury experience within industry

Commercial Finance Manager - Retail

Watford, Hertfordshire

A rapidly-growing Retail business is seeking to recruit a commercial business partner to join their expanding Head Office finance function. Key responsibilities: ·Act as a strong business partner to a variety of internal functions including Buying & Merchandising team ·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 ·Provide financial information to departmental management and business unit leaders Key Desirables: ·ACA/ACCA/CIMA ·Commercial background within retail sector essential

Group Reporting Accountant

London, England

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

Senior Finance Business Partner

West London, London

A Senior Finance Business Partner is sought for a FTSE 100 UK power brand based in West London. You will offer significant strong financial leadership and support to a complex, game changing project. Lots of scope for quick progression. Key responsibilities: ·Working closely with project team and advising on strategy ·Provide high level analysis to ensure key business decisions are taken with consideration of financial impact - challenging decisions where necessary ·Working with big datasets and linking the information together ·Dashboard development for leadership teams to use ·Support leadership teams with risk mitigation ·Manage 1 direct report ·Month end responsibilities relating to Financial Plan ·Gain full understanding of project work Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) ·Ability to develop business strategies ·Strong Excel modelling and influencing Package: ·Salary up to £80k DOE + bonus ·Strong benefits package

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

Financial Analyst - Media - FTSE 100

London, England

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

Finance Business Partner

Slough, Berkshire

A FTSE 100 FMCG business based in Slough is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and sales analysis to their fastest growing consumer division. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Commercial Finance Manager in working with Non-Finance stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with developing product pricing and go-to-market strategies ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Key User for the KPIs dashboard ·Responsible for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Commercial Finance Business Partner - Sales & Marketing

London, England

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

FP&A Manager - Technology

London, England

FP&A Manager - Technology My client, a FTSE 250 business with a formidable presence in the technology market are looking for a talented FP&A Manager to join their newly formed FP&A team. You will have a brilliant opportunity to progress your career in a truly meritocratic environment, with genuine scope to progress and explore other areas of finance within 12 months, making this a perfect opportunity if you are looking to move into industry or take the next step up from a Senior FP&A position. Responsibilities: Providing commercial insight for the brand to stakeholders, supporting leadership teams with risk mitigation Preparation of presentations - budget/5 - year plan, monthly reporting and investor presentations Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision Budgeting & forecasting - take ownership of budgeting consolidation and forecast information Working with big datasets and linking the information together, Very strong in excel and able to extract and manipulate financial data from systems to produce reports and analysis Supporting Finance Business Partners and challenging different departments, including sales teams relevant to your division to enhance profitability and future business opportunities Translating complex financial outcomes to senior financial and nonfinancial stakeholders through both oral and written communication. Requirements: Advanced Financial Modelling (excel) skills Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) FP&A or similar experience in a large, complex structure

Group Financial Accountant

London, England

A high calibre Group Financial Accountant is sought by a high growth e-commerce business that has experienced exponential growth over the past two years. They are acquisitive with both a clear expansion plan and future strategy. They are looking for somebody to really grow into the role and take ownership of the financial reporting whilst adding commercial value. This will offer the right person genuine scope to progress into a Financial Controller and support the FP&A team. Responsibilities: For each of the entities produce accurate and informative management accounts and statutory accounts (in IFRS) on a timely basis. Roll out improvements to templates to enhance reporting. Build relationships with the business finance teams and provide support to the CFO, taking a lead on projects as required. Contribute to the production of the half & full year financial statements under IFRS; perform analysis of information received from subsidiaries and investigate unexpected items. Financial data management which is used for reporting, management accounts and budgeting & forecasting processes Assist with year-end audit and support preparation of Group's consolidated statutory accounts Communicate with the CFO through verbal and written updates, ensuring that planning, status and issues are raised and documented in a timely manner. Key Requirements: Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Audit Manager - Top 10 Firm (Belfast)

Belfast, County Antrim

Rapidly expanding Top 10 firm of chartered accountants based in the Belfast area are seeking an Audit Manager to join their high performing team based in offices with ease of access to all major transport links. The successful candidate will be an accomplished auditor, ensuring all work is carried out in line with relevant legislation, supervising and guiding more junior members of the team while working closely with the Audit Manager in planning and completing the auditing of key clients accounts to the highest standard and service. A passion for audit is essential along with an ACA/ACCA Qualification and the drive to provide best in class client service. Ideal for candidates looking to relocate either internationally or from EEA, this client is in a position to offer sponsorship to the right applicant. This firm provides a clear career route to progress your career into management and beyond with a supportive inclusive culture that promotes personal progression. For further details contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice, 07990 886464 | 0203 837 9014 |

Audit Manager/Supervisor - Top 10 Firm

Aberdeen, Scotland

Role: - Audit Manager/Supervisor, working in a for an international Top 10 firm who are strategically expanding their audit offering. This role will profitably manage a substantial portfolio of diverse clients and contribute to the overall office & team growth. To succeed you need: - Hold either ACA or ACCA Qualification and have experience of managing staff at either supervisory or full management level. Budgeting, planning & executing audits, reporting to Partners and advising clients. Professionalism and person-ability are key to ensure success. In return: - A firm that will support your career in a structured, empowering manner with a clear career track to Partnership, excellent benefits package, flexible working and inclusive sociable environment. Delivering a strong work/life balance with fantastic future career prospects. What to do next: - apply through the link below or contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 0203 837 9014 | 07990 886464 |

Audit Senior (Top 10 Firm)

City of London, London

A top 10 accountancy practice, based in fantastic offices in central London are actively seeking an experienced external Audit Senior to join their organisation with strong progression to management based in modern and impressive offices with close to main commuter links. This organisation offers fantastic progression opportunities and gives a fantastic springboard for the successful candidate to accelerate their career to management in a supportive & inclusive environtment with an impressive work-life balance while developing the commercial tools to facilitate future progression. The opportunity this represents is impressive, bespoke and significant opportunity to develop their skills and gain experience to spring board their career into and through management with a genuine opportunity to progress through to Director/Partnership. This firm is experiencing rapid growth and there has never been a better time to join an organisation of this stature in the local market who are going through an exciting growth period. The successful candidate will have a strong audit track-record, be qualified ACA or similar and hungry to progress their career with a rapidly expanding offering with this firm. For an initial discussion, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 | 0203 837 9014.

Audit Senior - Film & TV

City of London, London

Do you have an interest in film& TV? A London based Top 20 firm of accountants is seeking an Audit Senior to join their Film & TV team, is a busy and varied role that would suit a qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification) You will become part of the close-knit team which is assigned to work within the Film & TV Team and report to managers and partners within that team. The individual will predominantly audit film, television, and video games companies. Their clients include all the major Hollywood studios, as well as many independent film and television production companies in the US and UK. We also work with many other entities' ancillary to film and television production, such as film financiers, post-production houses and other service providers. We also act for the original video games publishers and developers. Aside from the typical audit/accountancy work you might expect; the more specialist work you would be involved in would be as follows: ·Preparation and audit of British film certifications ·Development of production expenditure analyses for inclusion in tax returns ·Preparation and audit of production cost reports for both individual productions and co-productions ·Preparation and audit of funding applications and statements ·Development of business plans and financial models to reflect varied businesses and opportunities within the film and television industries ·Preparation of valuations for film titles, film libraries, income streams, and other intellectual property Audit Senior's within this firm can manage a small portfolio of jobs which develops their next stage of development and career progression. The applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours; ·Have a robust audit and accounting background. ·Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefiting both the client and the firm ·Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objectives ·Sets priorities, establish activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are delivered on time ·Seeks self-development and provides the support that enables others to develop within the firm ·Works cooperatively with others, positively influences them and ensures team participation to support the firm's goals. ·Thinks widely and laterally to identify and consider different options before determining the best solution. ·Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way. Education and Experience Applicants will typically have been successful in the education system to 2.1-degree level. Professional training experience should have been broad-based on exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector. Good/first-time pass rates in the professional exams (ACA/ACCA) would also be expected. The department The individual would be assigned to work predominantly within the Film & TV Team and report to managers and partners within that team. Away from production, the Film and TV team provide a wide range of audit and accountancy advice to financiers, distributors, studios and companies in the post-production sector along with information on employment tax issues and tax planning opportunities. In return, the firm offers a dynamic and varied workload and excellent prospects for progression. An annual salary of £45,000 - £48,000 per annum reviewed annually in October. Paid overtime or time off in lieu. Eligibility for the firm's profit-sharing plan that runs from October to September each year, the scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm. For further details, or to arrange an initial confidential discussion, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 or

Audit Senior - Business Advisory Group

City of London, London

Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for a new challenge? A London based Top 20 firm of accountants is seeking an Audit Senior to join their Business Advisory Group, is a busy and varied role that would suit a qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification) You will become part of the close-knit team which provides a range of advisory, audit and accounting services to the firm's clients. You will be responsible for the following tasks; ·Preparing financial documents, audit reports, accounts, tax returns; ·Identifying and communicating accounting and auditing matters to managers; ·Conducting assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end; ·Performing other related duties as assigned. While you will be formally assigned to the Business Services Group, you will form part of the London Talent Pool, and the firm intends to provide a varied range of experience to all fee earning staff in Business Advisory, Private Wealth & Estates Group. The operation of a staff pool ensures the continued development of high quality, flexible, generalist skills in these London groups. Additionally, these groups create opportunities for staff to develop and promote their profile within the firm as well as giving senior staff and partner the exposure to a full range of resources available to them. Employees can profess from the pool into a variety of senior positions within the firm. Additionally, the opportunity to work on one-off projects is significant, especially within corporate finance. Audit Senior's within this firm are allowed to manage a small portfolio of jobs which develops their next stage of development and career progression. A minimum of a 2:1 degree is required, 2-4 years auditing experience and ACA/ACCA Qualification or similar is essential along with an ability to identify and resolve complex audit problems. Ability to manage, develop, train and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews. The team provides services to large multi-national corporations to small family companies, many of which are owned by wealthy individuals. In addition to commercial companies in service/manufacturing industries, we also deal with professional partnerships, financial service companies, sports and entertainment businesses, entrepreneurs, charities and schools. The aim is to provide outstanding service professionally and efficiently tailored to give the client the benefit of excellent advice and maximum added value. In return, the firm offers a dynamic and varied workload and excellent prospects for progression. An annual salary of £45,000 - £48,000 per annum reviewed annually in October. Paid overtime or time off in lieu. Eligibility for the firm's profit-sharing plan that runs from October to September each year, the scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm. For further details, or to arrange an initial confidential discussion, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 or

Audit Manager - Charities (Top 20 firm)

City of London, London

A London based, Top 20 firm of accountants is seeking an Audit Manager to join the Charities division of their Business Advisory Group, which is a small, friendly team. The successful candidate will be responsible for a portfolio of Not For Profit clients reporting directly to the Charities Partner. The Not for Profile team has multiplied over recent years and now acts for over 300 charities and other Not for Profit organisations including grant-making, children's and environmental charities as well as independent schools and livery companies. The successful candidate will be working as part of a small friendly team and be responsible for a portfolio of clients with incomes ranging from £250,000 to £15 million. In addition to the audit, the role will include a review of internal controls, due diligence and providing accounting support and advice to the client. You will also take active participation in the preparation and delivery of tender for new client work, The successful candidate will be outgoing and resilient with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. The position will require an extremely high level of ability and commitment with flexibility around hours as needed. Candidates should be self-motivated and display a high level of organisation skills, confidence, and professionalism to establish credibility at all levels, be commercially minded and have a clear perception of client requirements. Candidates, with an ACA/ACCA, qualified with a good exam record along with a wide range of audit experience, The successful candidates will have a good knowledge of the current issues within the charities sector. Experiencing auditing and advising charities is highly desirable but not essential. Knowledge of the Charities SORP as well as the VAT and tax issues that affect charities would be useful but is not necessary. This firm uses CCH for Accounts Production. For an initial conversation in full confidence, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 076990 886464 or email alternatively click the link below and follow the instructions.

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 totaling 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 eligibility to work in the UK. Candidates from with EEA or internationally relocating will be considered. 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;

Finance Business Partner (Fintech)

London, England

Finance Business Partner (Fintech) This brilliant business is a specialist Fintech and market leader with high double-digit growth and has 35 offices across 5 continents. Their clients range from young SMEs to the largest FTSE 100/Fortune 500 businesses. This role will business partner to MD level in the London HQ as a real decision support and P&L management role. Due to the specialist nature of the business they have a large number of Chartered Accountant senior execs across operations, sales and commercial as CFOs form the majority of their customers. Thus this role is best suited to qualified ACAs who can grasp the complex business model, understand the customers (CFOs) and analyse complex data and turn that information into meaningful management insight to support the business strategy and growth. Key responsibilities include: Formulating strategic growth plans for businesses and regions Executing action plans to achieve strategic commercial objectives Preparation of financial models including cash flow forecasts and P&L statements Detailed analysis of business trends and financial metrics including sales performance Setting and tracking business performance targets and KPIs Presentation of summarised key information to executive management Facilitating regular business reviews with key stakeholders and monitoring business performance and growth Experience needed to be successful in this role: Qualified ACA is essential, all specialisms will be considered i.e. Audit, TS, Advisory, Tax etc… A strong and confident influencer who can build relationships with Finance and non-Finance customers Entrepreneurial minded with a keen to desire to work for a dynamic high-growth business An inquisitive mind with a desire to understand all elements of business to advise on strategy What is on offer: A buzzing modern Tech Start-up environment fully kitted out with even their own private bar. Huge amounts of growth and opportunities for development, with the ability to fast track to Director level. Strong package with generous and achievable bonuses Last but not least is the opportunity to join a market leading Fintech business with opportunities to progress globally

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

London, England

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

Commercial Finance Analyst - FinTech

London, England

A rapidly growing FinTech business is seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Analyst - this is a global market leader with a real start-up feel to it. You will be recently qualified with personality, drive and lots of ambition. Key responsibilities: ·In depth analysis of business trends - sales performance, relationship management and financial metrics ·Setting and tracking of business performance including KPIs ·Prepare financial models inc. cash flow forecasts and P&L statements ·Present the summarised information to Senior Executive team and Business Managers ·Conduct business reviews with key stakeholders - monitor and highlight business performance ·Produce strategic growth plans for business and specific regions ·Execute action plans and turnaround strategies Key requirements: ·ACA / CA Qualified ·Commercial acumen with personality and drive Package includes: ·Base salary £50-55k ·Bonus to 20% ·Private medical cover ·A buzzing environment in brand new offices (including a bar in the office!)

Manager - Personal Tax

City of London, London

The London tax department is organised into five direct tax groups: one corporate tax group, three personal tax groups, and a tax advisory group. An experienced Manager is being sought to join one of the personal tax groups. A challenging and exciting role which will include exposure to a wide range of clients, often working to tight deadlines. Additionally, the group provides tax advice to the (non-tax) London partners' clients, the regional offices either directly or via the London tax partners, together with general backup and support to local tax staff. The mix of work in the group is varied and consists of UK resident and non-resident individuals, non-domiciled individuals, partnerships, trusts and landed estates: also companies in the context of ATED returns and NRL returns. 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, to all locations. The successful applicant will be responsible for their portfolio of high net worth private clients including all compliance matters, be involved in the administration of the portfolio and assist with planning and projects. The position will include supervising and reviewing the work of junior staff within the group, together with the manager peer group. Reporting will mainly be to the group's senior manager. The allocation of work includes: ·Self-assessment tax returns for wealthy individuals, partnerships and trusts; ·Associated tax computations including CGT calculations on securities, chattels and property transactions; and all related and complex aspects of looking after the tax affairs of a variety of high net worth private clients and non-UK domiciliaries. ·Specific experience of dealing with residence and domicile (including the remittance basis) is essential, and experience in offshore trusts, partnerships and employment taxes would also be helpful. There is also the opportunity to become involved with other tax related projects outside of the individual's typical portfolio responsibilities, assisting the Tax Advisory team with some of their work, writing articles or briefing notes for publication as well as assisting with other business development activities. The role provides a good range of work for someone with a strong tax background wishing to build on their experience. The ideal candidate will be committed to a career in tax and will have relevant extensive experience in a general practice role preferably in a Top 20 firm environment and currently operating in the capacity as a manager. Experience of organising the delivery of tax work, problem-solving and the ability to use your initiative is essential. The successful applicant will require confidence in dealing with partners and clients, excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to provide accurate work in a timely and cost-effective manner. With this role, come the pre-requisites that the candidate is motivated, committed and flexible with the ability to meet deadlines. A natural team player is essential, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. 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 Public Practice at Cedar Recruitment on 07990 886464, email or click & follow the link below.

Personal Tax Senior (Top 10 firm)

Southampton, Hampshire

A market leading Top 10 firm of accountants in the Southampton area are actively seeking a Personal Tax Senior to join their Private Client tax team to bolster continued client growth. The successful candidate will join a team based in professional modern offices in central Southampton and work as part of team that leads the local market in the Private Client space. Responsibility is immediate and the successful candidate will be managing a portfolio of clients, processing and advising on their personal tax affairs. In return you will recieve a strong salary, clear career progression based on the merit of your work product and a fantastic work-life balance. Progression to management is clear and structured, with the business organically promoting from within, now is the prime time to join this organisation to spring-board your career. To hear more about this and similar roles, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 | 0203 837 9014 |

Service Charge Accountant

London, England

Reporting to: Finance Manager & Income Manager Qualification: ACA/ACCA/CIMA/QBE Skills / Experience *Demonstrable experience of rents and service charges in RSLs *Deep knowledge of rent regulation, service charges and tenancy legislation *Delivery of monthly management accounts, including service charge accounts *Building the skills and knowledge of the finance team *Microsoft office applications and development of financial systems *Excellent customer service *Ability to independently solve and manage projects to resolution *Excellent communication and presentation skills *Good relationship builder with a passion for deliver Objectives *Timely and accurate notification of rent and service charge changes to relevant staff and residents *Services to residents provide value for money and procurement is properly procured and notified *Compliance with relevant legislation, regulation, policy and procedures *Satisfied residents *Delivery of an effective, timely, compliant rent and service charge regime, meeting all legal, statutory and regulatory requirements *Timely production of service charge accounts and management accounts as directed *Delivery of accounts reconciliations including trial balance and all control accounts *Management of timely and accurate journal postings *Timely production of budgets and forecasts *Availability of fully reconciled accounts for internal and external audits Profile *Integrity - honest, accountable and proud of everything we do *Accepting of mistakes and learning from them *Partnership - uniting our efforts and potential *Respect - appreciating and valuing each other's uniqueness *A desire for learning and an appetite to improve Attributes *Problem identification and solution finding *Logical eye for detail *Completer/finisher *Deliver and balance of social and economic value *Encouraging and confidence building *Collaborative, supporting performance

Audit Senior (Top 10 Firm)

City of London, London

A top 10 accountancy practice, based in fantastic offices in central London are actively seeking an experienced external Audit Senior to join their organisation with strong progression to management based in modern and impressive offices with close to main commuter links. This organisation offers fantastic progression opportunities and gives a fantastic springboard for the successful candidate to accelerate their career to management in a supportive & inclusive environtment with an impressive work-life balance while developing the commercial tools to facilitate future progression. The opportunity this represents is impressive, bespoke and significant opportunity to develop their skills and gain experience to spring board their career into and through management with a genuine opportunity to progress through to Director/Partnership. This firm is experiencing rapid growth and there has never been a better time to join an organisation of this stature in the local market who are going through an exciting growth period. The successful candidate will have a strong audit track-record, be qualified ACA or similar and hungry to progress their career with a rapidly expanding offering with this firm. For an initial discussion, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 | 0203 837 9014.

Internal Auditor - FTSE Technology Business

London, England

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

Tax Compliance Accountant

London, England

Cedar are pleased to be working with a well know commercial property company based in the city who are looking for a Tax Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. JOB SUMMARY To prepare, manage through internal review and file income tax, corporation tax and VAT returns for a portfolio of entities together with associated administration. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Review of entity financial statements. Prepare tax computations and/or peer review using third party tax software. Preparation of tax figures for consolidated reporting. Review VAT returns and prepare VAT elections & compliance material. Assisting with HMRC correspondence. Provide direction to the Accounts Team where required on posting and recharging items as identified. Assist in forecasting and managing cash tax payments. PERSON SPECIFICATION CTA/ACA/ACCA Qualification is essential. The role will suit either a CT or VAT specialist and training will be provided as required. Experience of property investment companies tax compliance in a IFRS environment desirable. IT proficient, predominantly Excel. Self-starter with good communication and organisational skills

Audit Senior

Greater Manchester, England

Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for a new challenge? A Top 10 firm in Manchester is seeking the best talent to join there ever growing office. It is a busy and varied role that would suit an individual who has a passion for Audit and is ACA/ACCA qualified (or similar Qualification). You will become part of a fantastic team with great opportunities for internal development and career progression. The successful candidate will be an accomplished auditor, ensuring all work is carried out in line with relevant legislation, and guiding more junior members of the team while working closely with the Audit Supervisor in planning and completing the auditing of key clients accounts to the highest standard and service. This firm provides a clear career route to progress your career into management and beyond with a supportive inclusive culture that promotes personal progression. For further details contact Matthew Sommerville, Associate of Public Practice, 0789269037 | 0203 002 8055 |

Personal Tax Senior (Top 10 firm)

Southampton, Hampshire

A market leading Top 10 firm of accountants in the Southampton area are actively seeking a Personal Tax Senior to join their Private Client tax team to bolster continued client growth. The successful candidate will join a team based in professional modern offices in central Southampton and work as part of team that leads the local market in the Private Client space. Responsibility is immediate and the successful candidate will be managing a portfolio of clients, processing and advising on their personal tax affairs. In return you will recieve a strong salary, clear career progression based on the merit of your work product and a fantastic work-life balance. Progression to management is clear and structured, with the business organically promoting from within, now is the prime time to join this organisation to spring-board your career. To hear more about this and similar roles, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 | 0203 837 9014 |

Finance Business Partner

Brentwood, Essex

Our client is national retail business with over 1,500 stores across the UK and annual revenue of over £1b. The Finance Business Partner plays a vital role to the planning and analysis of one of the largest commercial groups in the business. You will Business Partner with the buying, trading and operations of the business and provide detailed analysis and strategic planning for the business. This role requires someone with strong stakeholder management with the ability to influence at director level and strong FP&A experience. Responsibilities include: Manage the end to end forecasting and budgeting process for the sales and gross contribution Working collaboratively at all levels to ensure a transparent forecast is delivered. Play an important role in the buying teams' performance and revenue recognition (IRFS 15) Ownership of the budget cycle for the divisions and working closely with Directors to keep on track. Provide technical expertise on revenue recognition in line with IFRS15 Business/pricing support on commercial sales and provide analysis on current sales Forecasting supplier income, reducing uncertainty in regard to full year outcome. Creating detailed models and supporting trade department in tracking and forecasting overrider figures. Provide analysis, financial challenge and insight into trading teams projects. Manage the half year and yearly income audits. Various ad-hoc analysis and projects for the allocated teams. Essential skills: Fully qualified accountant with significant PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Knowledge of IFRS 15 revenue recognition Excellent knowledge of excel - modelling, formulas and pivot tables Package and benefits: Competitive Salary £5k Car allowance 12% bonus scheme Heathcare Concrete opportunities for career progression and scope to work across the business

Commercial Finance Business Partner - Sales & Marketing

London, England

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

Finance Business Partner

London, England

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

FP&A Manager - FinTech

London, England

A rapidly growing FinTech business based in central London is seeking to appoint an FP&A Manager to support all group business units all aspects of financial planning and strategy. Responsibilities include: ·Liaise with Business Unit Finance teams, to ensure a collaborative approach towards business planning and forecasting. ·Lead the annual Budget and monthly forecast process - project manage to ensure timely delivery, and clearly explain business and financial drivers behind financial movements. ·Understand and challenge key assumptions, risks and opportunities, ensure that the financial projections and associated assumptions are aligned to the Group targets ·Be involved in projects such as procurement initiatives and cost focused programmes across the Group. ·Provide insightful analysis and review of business performance to senior stakeholders ·Add value to financial performance through developing and monitoring key performance indicators. Produce KPI dashboards, highlighting trends and making recommendations ·Act as the interface between the Group businesses to ensure key commercial and financial messages are clearly presented, including the latest financial projections and drivers of any movements. Desirable skills: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) ·Advanced Excel

Commercial Finance Manager - Products

London, England

A market leading Consumer focused FTSE 100 Technology business is actively seeking to appoint a Commercial Finance Manager to deliver robust commercial and strategic analysis to their consumer product division, based in London. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Commercial Finance Director in working with Business Unit stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with preparation, submission and commentary on New Business Cases on Product Innovation ·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 divisional sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

Finance Business Partner

Slough, Berkshire

A FTSE 100 FMCG business based in Slough is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Business Partner to deliver robust commercial and sales analysis to their fastest growing consumer division. Main Responsibilities: ·Supporting the Commercial Finance Manager in working with Non-Finance stakeholders and other relevant stakeholders with developing product pricing and go-to-market strategies ·Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting ·Undertake variance analysis of business performance and key cost drivers helping management make informed decision ·Key User for the KPIs dashboard ·Responsible for quarterly Sales forecasting, including submission of sales forecast. ·Assisting the Managing Director in the preparation of quarterly trade review presentations. Key Desirables: ·Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) ·FP&A or Commercial Business Partnering experience

German Financial Controller

London, England

An instantly recognisable International Consumer focused eCommerce business is actively seeking to appoint a German speaking Regional Financial Controller, based in London. Main Responsibilities: ·Effectively build, lead and manage a team, leveraging world class tools, processes, and personnel, to deliver against the responsibilities and objectives of the function. ·Provide Regional Controllership business partner services to the EMEA Finance Director, collaborate with EMEA and US HQ to effectively align forecasting and budgeting with actuals. ·Oversight of the effective, accurate and timely reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts, including timely and accurate clearing of related reconciling items, in accordance with Box policy, to ensure accurate financial results in the G/L. ·Oversight of the effective, accurate and timely filing of all non-US statutory financial statements in accordance with the applicable German GAAP. Document and manage all historical book to statutory adjustments. Effectively serve as the lead interface for the auditors on the local Statutory Audits. ·Liaison and collaborate with the HQ Technical Accounting and SOX teams to facilitate an effective global consolidated financial statement audit and SOX certification process. ·Oversight of the effective, accurate and timely filing of all tax and other compliance forms and returns for all applicable jurisdictions including, but not limited to VAT, and the related estimated payments and remittances ·Liaison and collaborate with all HQ Controllership, Finance, Legal and other applicable functions to ensure effective communication, alignment and consistency in the application of key global controls, policies and processes. ·Manage the respective country reporting teams across EMEA Desired skills: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or International Equivalent (MBA etc) ·Fluent German ·Technical Reporting experience (local and US GAAP preferred)