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Head of Management Reporting

Oxford, Oxfordshire

Our client is an internationally recognisable brand in the heart of Oxford with a global presence. This is a dynamic and evolving business with great future opportunities for progression, and a good work-life balance. This newly created Hybrid role will head up the central Management Reporting team (4 direct report), as well as owning the financial accountants and controls for a division. You will also be the Business Partner to an MD of another smaller business. Reporting to the FC, you will be part of a large sociable team, headed up by an impressive Finance Director with a track record of leadership positions in leading FTSE 100 businesses. There are numerous events and sports teams to get involved with, and access to leading institutions in Oxford. This all-encompassing role, is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain a broad skill set to set them up for a bigger FC role, or for someone who is not sure which area of Finance they want to specialise in and want to keep all their options open. Key stakeholders to this role include: FD, FC, Head of FP&A, MDs, and heads of overseas Finance teams. Skills you will need for this role: Top 10 trained Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) A creative problem-solver, with initiative to implement new ideas and drive process improvements Strong leadership qualities - to be able to manage 4 Management Accountants Confident and credible communicator, able to influence stakeholders Good knowledge of Financial and Management Reporting Strong Excel skills

Corporate Development Director - Europe

West London, London

A Corporate Development Director - Europe is required for a well-known international multi-site consumer brand based in West London. Reporting directly to the International VP Corporate Development, you will play a key role in driving and implementing the Group's European strategic direction. With fantastic exposure across the business, this will be a highly visible role, with extensive exposure to senior management and stakeholders. Key responsibilities will include: Acting as a strong business partner to the Business Development team supporting commercial and operational decision-making across the organisation Conducting commercial due diligence to support transaction decisions Evaluating all potential acquisition targets, providing challenge through value add analysis and the delivery of feasibility studies and reports Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities The successful candidate will be an experienced Corporate Development specialist, with proven business partnering experience, exceptionally strong commercial expertise and strong working knowledge of transaction processes in the Leisure & Hospitality sectors. You will have a strong understanding of the transaction process, ideally across international territories. You will have a track record of designing and implementing new operating models, and delivering a feasibility reports and associated proposed strategies. A confident and pro-active self-starter, you will be comfortable contributing to high-level strategic decision making whilst being able to 'roll up your sleeves' and get into the detail. You will have a track record of developing and building strong relationships. With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the credibility and gravitas to work effectively with both finance and non-finance teams. You will thrive in a change-oriented and fast-paced environment.

Regional Financial Controller

London, England

FinTech - Regional Financial Controller A global provider of innovative FX trading services based in London is seeking to appoint a Regional Financial Controller to further strengthen the management team, driving international expansion into new markets. Key responsibilities include: ·Prepare regulatory reporting for the FCA ·Supervise the company's CASS policies and procedures ·Attend board and risk committee meetings and represent the accounting and regulatory reporting functions at these meetings ·Prepare, monitor, and analyse monthly operating results ·Budgeting/forecasting and track actual results to budget ·Deliver presentations for management on financial results and key performance metrics ·Assist in the recommendation and implementation of benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance ·Assist the treasury group with projecting operating and customer cash flows ·Assist the treasury group with capital management to ensure regulatory capital requirements are met most efficiently ·Manage the preparation and/or supervision of the annual audited financial statements ·Coordinate and supervise the annual client money (CASS) audit ·Manage intercompany transactions, cross-border transfer agreements and FX transaction Desirable skills include: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) ·Comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles ·From an FCA regulated environment

Group Finance Manager

Kent, England

A Group Financial Reporting Manager is required for a global FMCG organisation, based in Kent. The position will be part of a new team of two created to support the implementation and maintenance of the BPC system. The role will be the main BPC point of contact for the business and will be responsible for one Analyst. It will support the Group Finance function and will report to the Head of Group Reporting & Projects. During the initial project phase, the role will be focused on data validation, improvements to packages and data collection, user training and developing and embedding processes across the group. You will be expected to work autonomously around the development and upgrade of SAP BPC whilst also supporting the Head of Group Reporting and Projects on other ad hoc requirements. Subsequently, the role will support the Group's consolidation whilst constantly driving efficiencies across the divisional reporting entities. Desirable skills: ·ACA or ACCA ·Group finance experience within a large business ·A complex consolidation tool (SAP BPC or HFM)

Group Reporting Manager

London, England

A marketing leading FTSE services business is actively seeking to appoint a Group Reporting Manager to lead a multi-entity consolidation, based in London. Key responsibilities include: ·Managing the consolidation and delivering the Annual Report, Interim Reporting and Press Release ·Ensuring accurate reporting for complex areas such as M&A, restructuring, treasury, pension, shares schemes ·Delivering monthly Board reporting including providing management commentary and key metrics ·Identifying and implementing process improvement and changes required by ERP updates / new standards such as IFRS 16 ·Managing and developing a team ·Working closely with various Group stakeholders including tax, treasury, commercial accounting, management accounting, company secretarial and systems Desirable skills include: ·ACA/ACCA Qualified ·PLC group consolidation audit experience ·Minimum of 3 years PQE ·Practice experience (past or present) essential

Interim Financial Analyst

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

A well known and well respected FMCG business is looking for an Interim Financial Analyst to join their business, based in Peterborough, £250-£275 per day. The role sits within the Global Accounts team and will be assisting with all elements of management accounts as well as a strong focus on budgeting & forecasting, capex reporting and 5 year plan. The role requires delivery of concise financial analysis and ongoing business partnering with key stakeholders across the organisation. There is also the opportunity to assist with reporting process improvements and standardisation. Key candidate requirements: - Strong management accounting experience - Significant financial analysis experience - Proven track record of engaging with senior stakeholders - Advanced Excel skills are essential (ideally to macro level) - Cognos TM1 experience would be highly beneficial - Excellent Communication skills - Team player who is motivated to add value - Able to hit the ground running in a complex work environment

Interim Technical Accounting Manager

Croydon, Surrey

A fast paced and rapidly growing leisure organisation, based in East Croydon, is looking for a Technical Accounting Manager to join the team and assist with a number of projects, £400-£500 per day. The role will assist the Finance team with a number of high priority technical accounting projects including the implementation of IFRS 16. There will also be requirements to assist with the year end process and interim audit. Key candidate requirements: - Qualified Accountant - ideally ACA through practice - Significant IFRS experience - IFRS 16 experience would be highly advantageous - Strong technical/financial accounting experience - Proven track record in running and managing projects - Excellent communication skills - Able to hit the ground running in a fast paced & constantly changing work environment - Able to engage with senior stakeholders - Self starter, hands-on attitude

Interim Internal Audit and Controls Manager

Watford, Hertfordshire

Cedar are currently recruiting for a leading UK retail business who are looking to strengthen their internal controls across their £500m turnover UK and Ireland business. This is a very interesting project for an Internal Controls/ Audit specialist to help drive efficiency across the group through rolling out controls within finance. Key Responsibilities: Checking all elements of the month end checklist are ran correctly Liaising with internal and external auditors to gather observations and recommendations Challenging auditors on observations Business partner with internal stakeholders to help roll out new controls Getting finance staff on board with new processes Regular interaction with Finance across the region to train staff around new processes Installing Financial Control framework This is a technically focussed role that requires a specialist with internal controls/ group finance or internal audit. As well as possessing a strong technical skillset this individual will also require to possess very strong stakeholder management skills.

Group Finance Manager - Global Projects

London, England

This market leading, internationally renowned PE backed Engineering business has experienced both acquisitive and organic growth over the past 3 years. Now backed by an ambitious PE firm and with exciting plans for growth in place, this dynamic organisation is about to embark on a significant and rapid expansion plan. Several years of consistent success have come through the development of exciting innovations within its field and this business prides itself at being at the forefront of technological advances across the sector. International expansion plans remain on track and the organisation continues to bid for and win high profile contracts. As a result of this continued success, the organisation has now created the new position of Group Finance Manager - Projects. In this business critical position, reporting to the Group Finance Director, you will; Take ownership for the execution and delivery of group wide projects, including M&A support, business restructuring, driving improvements through local and overseas business units, Identify areas for improvements, advise on governance & compliance issues, drive improvements in reporting across multiple entities Develop and communicate the Group Finance Policy Manual including a minimum standard of internal controls Ad-hoc FP&A and financial modelling activities as and when required Providing proactive advice to the business on risk management and controls to support the continuous improvement of the controls environment. As a credible and emotionally intelligent accountant, you will have first class communications skills and demonstrably high levels of intellectual horsepower. You will easily build cross-functional relationships, have proven business partnering experience and have experience of providing financial process and technical accounting advice. With previous exposure to a capex intensive environment, i.e. manufacturing, engineering or construction, you will ideally, but not essential still be within practice as an experienced Manager or Senior Manager. Alternatively, you have already made a move into industry and are seeking to join a progressive and acquisitive PE backed environment. This is a high profile and critical hire which will play a key role in the continued success of this growing business.

Senior Corporate Finance Manager

London, England

This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment, with a global FTSE 100 business that has grown at a rapid pace over the past 20 years, expanding its impressive portfolio, attaining a reputable and envied position in the market. To support this continued growth, there is a new position within its Deals Team supporting a multi-billion £ portfolio. Operating across investment closing, investment management and valuations, this multi-faceted, high-profile role includes: Perform regular portfolio reviews, assessing asset performance and projections Co-ordinate investment closings including structuring Financial, legal and tax due diligence for potential investments Support disposition process at both portfolio and asset level Regular liaison with external stakeholders including advisory firms and portfolio investments Budget creation and cash flow modelling Complete asset-level valuations As a qualified ACA with experience at a senior level in Transactional Services or similar, you will either still be within practice or have moved into industry as the finance support on valuations, deal structure and investment performance. With high levels of emotional intelligence, gravitas and communication skills you will be comfortable working with a global portfolio, interfacing with senior internal and external stakeholders, sitting on board meetings and operating at both a tactical and strategic level. If you speak an additional European language this would be a huge bonus so please apply but is by no means essential for the role.

Group Finance Manager- Strategic Projects

London, England

Group Finance Manager - Projects PE backed Engineering business Central London c£80,000 + bonus & benefits This market leading, internationally renowned PE backed Engineering business has experienced both acquisitive and organic growth over the past 3 years. Now backed by an ambitious PE firm and with exciting plans for growth in place, this dynamic organisation is about to embark on a significant and rapid expansion plan. Several years of consistent success have come through the development of exciting innovations within its field and this business prides itself at being at the forefront of technological advances across the sector. International expansion plans remain on track and the organisation continues to bid for and win high profile contracts. As a result of this continued success, the organisation has now created the new position of Group Finance Manager - Projects. In this business critical position, reporting to the Group Finance Director, you will; Take ownership for the execution and delivery of group wide projects, including M&A support, business restructuring, driving improvements through local and overseas business units, Identify areas for improvements, advise on governance & compliance issues, drive improvements in reporting across multiple entities Develop and communicate the Group Finance Policy Manual including a minimum standard of internal controls Ad-hoc FP&A and financial modelling activities as and when required Providing proactive advice to the business on risk management and controls to support the continuous improvement of the controls environment. As a credible and emotionally intelligent accountant, you will have first class communications skills and demonstrably high levels of intellectual horsepower. You will easily build cross-functional relationships, have proven business partnering experience and have experience of providing financial process and technical accounting advice. With previous exposure to a capex intensive environment, i.e. manufacturing, engineering or construction, you will ideally, but not essential still be within practice as an experienced Manager or Senior Manager. Alternatively, you have already made a move into industry and are seeking to join a progressive and acquisitive PE backed environment. This is a high profile and critical hire which will play a key role in the continued success of this growing business.

Interim Senior Financial Accountant

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

A FTSE 250 technology organisation is recruiting an interim Senior Financial Accountant based in North-West London. The role is reporting into the Group Financial Controller and takes ownership of the following responsibilities: ·The role is primarily taking ownership on the preparation of the statutory accounts for 12 countries across Europe. ·Supporting a large scale integration project The suitable candidate will possess a 'hands on' statutory accounting background and have proven experience of preparing accounts under IFRS. You will have strong communication skills and have the ability to work across group finance and directly with the business units.

Divisional Finance Director

London, England

A Divisional Finance Director is required for a high-profile international Media client based in Central London, who represents some of the world's most recognisable global brands. As a key member of the senior management team you will report directly to the CFO. With full accountability for running all aspects of the division's finance function, key responsibilities will include: Functioning as a strong business partner to the Divisional Management team, supporting and challenging commercial and operational decision-making Ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain tight control, drive continuous improvement, best practice and efficiencies Taking ownership of the production of high quality financial accounts and reports for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes Full accountability for ensuring robust corporate governance and compliance with all regulatory requirements Providing effective leadership, development and ongoing motivation of the finance team The successful candidate will be a technically strong 'hands on' qualified accountant, with a commercial mindset. With a solid understanding of financial and accounting processes and strong reporting expertise you will be comfortable contributing to high-level strategic decision making whilst being able to 'roll up your sleeves' and get into the detail. A demonstrable track record of working in a senior leadership capacity, with an international remit will be essential. Prior experience of operating within an SME environment would be highly advantageous. With a broad business awareness, you will be a confident self-starter, with exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and build strong relationships across all levels. You will have the emotional intelligence, credibility and gravitas to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner. With demonstrable drive and enthusiasm you will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Interim Finance Manager

London, England

A well respected, global business services organisation is looking for an Interim Finance Manager to join their team during a time of change, based in London, £325-£400 per day. The role is a mixture of BAU management accounting and process improvement across the EMEA & APAC regions. Looking after 10 countries, the successful candidate will run the day to day management accounting (month end, budgeting & forecasting etc) as well as assessing the current processes & procedures, advising on improvements and implementing changes to streamline/automate the processes where required. The successful candidate requirements are: - Qualified accountant - Hands-on management accounting experience - Demonstrable track record of improving processes and controls is essential - Previous experience of working in a global organisation will be highly advantageous - Strong stakeholder engagement experience - Ability to hit the ground running in a fast paced, demanding work environment - Excellent communication skills - Self-starter attitude, committed to adding immediate commercial value - Previous experience in the business/professional services sector will be beneficial

Interim Management Accountant

London, England

An instantly recognisable technology brand is looking for a Management Accountant to join their team during a period of high growth, based in London, £50K-£55K FTC. This is a hands on management accounting role with responsibilities including but not limited to: - Preparation and filling of VAT returns and PAYE and liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients - Preparing management accounts and reporting on a monthly basis within tight deadlines - Oversight of Accounts payable and Accounts Receivable teams - Business partnering with key stakeholders across the organisation. The successful candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Hands-on management accountant experience - Strong stakeholder engagement experience - Ability to hit the ground running in a fast paced work environment - Excellent communication skills - Experience in technology or similar sector would be highly advantageous - Netsuite or Workday systems experience would be advantageous

Corporate Finance Specialist - Hedge Fund

London, England

Corporate Finance Specialist Leading mid-sized investment house C£90,000 + excellent benefits Central London This global investment house has grown at a rapid pace over the past 20 years, expanding its impressive portfolio of interests at an impressive rate. To support this continued growth, it has created an additional position within its Deal and Valuations Team. Operating across investment closing, investment management and valuations, this high profile role includes: Perform regular portfolio reviews, assessing investment performance and valuations Co-ordinate investment closings including structuring Support disposition process at both portfolio and asset level Regular liaison with external stakeholders including advisory firms and portfolio investments Financial, legal and tax due diligence for potential investments Budget creation and cash flow modelling Debt covenant compliance Complete asset-level valuations As a qualified ACA with experience in Transactional Services or similar, you will either still be within practice or have moved into industry as the finance support on valuations, deal structure and investment performance. With high levels of emotional intelligence, gravitas and communication skills you will be comfortable working across a multi-cultural portfolio, interfacing with senior internal and external stakeholders and operating at both a tactical and strategic level. Ideally but not essential, you will be fluent in an additional European language and have experience of the Energy, Consumer, Transport or Real Estate sectors.

Group Financial Accountant

City of London, London

A business at the fore front of technology, and leading the way within media sector. Operating across multiple international territories, are currently looking to recruit a group financial accountant. This is an exciting role for an experienced technical accountant or for someone looking to make their first move out of practice into industry. Responsibilities shall include: ·Monthly consolidations and preparation of group cash flow statements ·Overseeing the preparation of monthly reporting packs for a variety of stakeholders ·Produce and develop robust financial accounting processes ·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 Key criteria: ·Qualified ACA or ACCA ·Experience in group statutory accounting and consolidations ·Ability to work highly collaboratively with internal team members and proving adhoc support to the Group Financial Controller, the Head of Group Reporting and the wider finance team

Divisional Finance Manager

London, England

A multinational hospitality, clubs and bars company in West London is actively seeking to appoint a Divisional Finance Manager to support all divisions in the business by collating robust management reporting and analysis. Reporting to the GFC with a dotted-line to the CFO this is a key leadership role with visibility across the entire business globally. The role will be the Finance Business Partner to the Operations Director, and contributes to the strategic goals of the business by providing best in class financial support and service to its stake holders and sites under management across Europe. Key Desirables: Qualified Accountant or (a strong QBE with staff Management and sector experience) Proven experience in a role supervising stakeholders in overseas entities Experience in month-end, year-end, budgeting, forecasting is essential Experience in a senior Finance position preferably in the food & beverage or hospitality is a big bonus Good knowledge and understanding of accounting systems, with Advanced Excel Knowledge and understanding of Corporate strategy Core Competencies Working in a team environment Client focus and relationships Business Partnering

Interim Commercial Finance Director

London, England

The Opportunity Cedar Recruitment are currently working with a mid cap private equity house recruiting for an Interim Finance Director / CFO within one of their £12mn T/O Media production businesses in Central London The role is offering £500 to £600/day on an initial 6 Month contract. The client are looking for people open to going onto a permanent contract. Rate is negotiable dependent on experience. The Role More specifically as interim Finance Director you will be responsible for: - Work with the PE house to improve the finance function and to develop and execute the short to mid-term plan - Sit at a board level to advise on strategic plans - Working in partnership with the MD of the business to make commercial improvements to the business - Managing a team of 5 accountants The Candidate Requirements - Experience in a number one finance role within a PE backed business - Experience within relevant industries (Media, Tech, Gaming) - Team player and Strong leader. - Financial Qualification - Available at short notice ***ALL APPLICANTS WITH PRIOR PE-BACKED EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONTACTED WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS***

Portfolio Specialist

London, England

Corporate Finance Portfolio Specialist Leading mid-sized investment house C£90,000 + excellent benefits Central London This global investment house has grown at a rapid pace over the past 20 years, expanding its impressive portfolio of interests at an impressive rate. To support this continued growth, it has created an additional position within its Deal and Valuations Team. Operating across investment closing, investment management and valuations, this high profile role includes: Perform regular portfolio reviews, assessing investment performance and valuations Co-ordinate investment closings including structuring Support disposition process at both portfolio and asset level Regular liaison with external stakeholders including advisory firms and portfolio investments Financial, legal and tax due diligence for potential investments Budget creation and cash flow modelling Debt covenant compliance Complete asset-level valuations As a qualified ACA with experience in Transactional Services or similar, you will either still be within practice or have moved into industry as the finance support on valuations, deal structure and investment performance. With high levels of emotional intelligence, gravitas and communication skills you will be comfortable working across a multi-cultural portfolio, interfacing with senior internal and external stakeholders and operating at both a tactical and strategic level. Ideally but not essential, you will be fluent in an additional European language and have experience of the Energy, Consumer, Transport or Real Estate sectors.

Interim Financial accountant

London, England

Our client is a privately owned, entrepreneurial and growing multi-site business with a unique customer offering and strong position in the market. With very clear values, our client has achieved great success to date internationally and is now looking to replicate these exciting growth plans in the UK. To facilitate this growth, the business is now on the search for an interim financial accountant for an initial period of 3 months. Key responsibilities: ·Help and prepare for the month end close ·Prepare the balance sheet for multiple sites ·Help and assist the wider finance team with the consolidation of the P&L ·Ensure all reports are completed accurately in time for the board ·Provide commentary on management information ·Ad- hoc reporting and projects Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) ·Strong systems experience (e.g. SAGE, XERO)- desirable ·Multi-site experience ·Strong balance sheet knowledge This role will suit a self-starter who is outgoing, adaptable and is used to working in a fast-paced environment. You will also be a strong communicator with the ability to partner and interact with the wider business.

Interim Senior Financial Accountant

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

A FTSE 250 technology organisation is recruiting an interim Senior Financial Accountant based in North-West London. The role is reporting into the Group Financial Controller and takes ownership of the following responsibilities: ·The role is primarily taking ownership on the preparation of the statutory accounts for 12 countries across Europe. ·Supporting a large scale integration project The suitable candidate will possess a 'hands on' statutory accounting background and have proven experience of preparing accounts under IFRS. You will have strong communication skills and have the ability to work across group finance and directly with the business units.

Interim Group Finance Manager

City of London, London

A unique manufacturing business undergoing significant change and transformation projects is currently looking to appoint an Interim Group Finance Manager to take ownership of all areas of group finance for all of their leading business divisions. Working on a day to day basis the Divisional Directors, Group Finance Controller and several other divisional and regional business directors. This is an extremely exciting yet challenging role to lead financial reporting for a leader within its market. 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 Strong understanding and knowledge of IFRS Project Manage and design the implementation of a new reporting system Streamline monthly reporting and consolidation processes This role suits a real self-starter who is comfortable and experienced with regular interaction with senior stakeholders both internal and external.

Interim Business Planning Manager

Redhill, Surrey

A well respected property services business is looking for an Interim Business Planning Manager to assist the organisation and lead the team during a time of change, £60K-£70K FTC / £300-£350 day rate, based in Redhill. Key role responsibilities: ·To manage the Business Partnering and Business Planning function, its associated budget and contracts ·To lead on Business Partnering support for the Director for Strategy and Growth ·Responsible for the following areas of Finance 1.Budget Setting 2.Business Planning 3.Rent Setting 4.Management Accounts 5.Benchmarking 6.Overhead, Internal Recharges and Intercompany Recharges 7.Accruals, Prepayment and Deferred Income 8.Business Case Appraisal 9.Complex Financial Analysis and Modelling Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Strong FP&A experience ·Advanced Excel/financial modelling experience ·Demonstrable business partnering and stakeholder engagement experience ·Team management experience ·Proactive and go-getter mind set with the ability to add value from the outset

Interim Business Planning Manager

Redhill, Surrey

A well respected property services business is looking for an Interim Business Planning Manager to assist the organisation and lead the team during a time of change, £60K-£70K FTC / £300-£350 day rate, based in Redhill. Key role responsibilities: ·To manage the Business Partnering and Business Planning function, its associated budget and contracts ·To lead on Business Partnering support for the Director for Strategy and Growth ·Responsible for the following areas of Finance 1.Budget Setting 2.Business Planning 3.Rent Setting 4.Management Accounts 5.Benchmarking 6.Overhead, Internal Recharges and Intercompany Recharges 7.Accruals, Prepayment and Deferred Income 8.Business Case Appraisal 9.Complex Financial Analysis and Modelling Key candidate requirements: ·Qualified accountant ·Strong FP&A experience ·Advanced Excel/financial modelling experience ·Demonstrable business partnering and stakeholder engagement experience ·Team management experience ·Proactive and go-getter mind set with the ability to add value from the outset

Interim UK Financial Controller

City of London, London

Cedar are currently recruiting for an Interim Financial Controller for a 1 year FTC at a global private healthcare business based in central London. The successful candidate will be a 'hands on' focused qualified accountant with extensive reporting exposure of the balance sheet and profit & loss accounts. The reporting will be mostly for the UK but with some involving foreign entities. The Role Title - Interim UK Financial Controller Length - 1 Year Salary - Circa £75,000 + 10% Bonus (On a Fixed Term Contract) (Client's preference is on FTC but will consider Day Rate for the right person) Start Date - ASAP Requirements ·Available at short notice (Maximum 2 Week's Notice Period) ·Qualified Accountant ·Strong balance sheet technical knowledge (Debit & Credits, Double Entry etc) ·Strong Excel knowledge (Pivot Tables, VLookups etc) Preferable but not a Necessity ·Netsuite Experience (Or similar, eg. Oracle, Quickbooks etc ·Experience in Tax accounting

Head of FP&A

London, England

Head of FP&A Central London C£100,000 PE backed multi-site Consumer business This PE backed multi-site consumer business has grown at an enormous rate over the past 5 years, largely through acquisition, to its current size of c£250m. Operating in a highly fragmented, profitable and therefore opportunistic market, this company has ambitious growth targets and will continue to make acquisitions along its journey. To support the Group CFO and Board, the new position of Group Head of FP&A has been created to drive greater commercial understanding across the business. In this role you will: Lead the strategic planning process Lead the annual budget process Own forecasting and short-term reforecasting Preparation of Board level presentations for internal and external consumption Support further financing activities, i.e. raising new debt or equity Drive improvements through management reporting and transparent business insight Drive working capital improvements As an emotionally intelligent and commercially orientated senior finance professional, you will have high levels of intellectual horsepower and in-depth FP&A experience. You will have a worked in a multi-territory environment, successfully influencing senior stakeholders and driving genuine change and improvement across the business. Whilst previous exposure to a PE environment is not critical, an extremely impressive personality and delivery style, combined with immediately demonstrable levels of drive and ambition are non-negotiable.

Interim Group Financial Accountant

London, England

A fast paced private education business is looking for a Group Accountant to assist the team during a busy high growth period, based in London, £300-£350 per day. Key role responsibilities include but are not limited to; ·Review and consolidation of year end Group reporting packs and group consolidation / elimination journals ·Preparation of Annual Group Consolidated Accounts in accordance with IFRS, including Notes to the Accounts and supporting files ·Preparation of UK subsidiary accounts in accordance with FRS 101 ·Liaison with external auditors ·Manage the intercompany reporting process ·Ad hoc projects as required Candidate requirements; ·Qualified Accountant - ideally ACA, Big 4 ·Advanced Excel skills with proven experience of working with large Excel based financial models ·Strong knowledge of IFRS technical accounting ·A self-starter with the drive, determination and commitment to get things done ·Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines with the capacity to multi-task over several on-going projects ·Excellent communication skills ·Comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly-growing environment ·Experience of working in a complex multinational environment is a must

Finance Director

London, England

Digital Media Finance Director Central London C£100,000 + benefits This award winning Digital Media Agency is growing at a rapid rate, working with multiple clue chip brands and bringing innovative and creative ideas to life. It is now seeking a commercially minded Finance Director to help the business further along its exciting evolution. Partnering the CEO and leading a small team, you will: Own financial and commercial management of the agency Working closely with the CEO, play a key role in the creation and execution of long range business plans, strategy and vision Identify and evaluate potential acquisition / merger targets and lead the execution of appropriate corporate transactions Ensure client plans are and contracts are commercially viable Overall delivery of a robust financial control and cash flow environment Establish KPI's business performance measures and drive business performance through data metrics As a charismatic and dynamic senior finance professional, you will have experience of running end-to-end finance and partnered the Senior leadership Team. You will also have experience of identifying and managing corporate transactions and will have worked within the Media sector. This is a tremendously exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing digital media agency in a position that will add genuine value to the direction of the business.

Interim Group F P & A Manager

London, England

A FTSE 100 Services focused organisation are recruiting an Interim Group F P & A Manager for a 6 month period. A 'hands on' senior interim professional is required to develop a set of new Group wide FP & A processes. Reporting into the Director of Group F P & A, core responsibilities include: -Oversee the day to day running of all FP & A processes that are undertaken across group -Engaging with senior stakeholders to help support the creation of new Group-wide FP & A processes -Implementing sound financial rigour into all F P & A Processes -Ensuring the consolidation tools are fit for purpose -Ad hoc business improvement projects. The required candidate will be a qualified accountant, ideally 'Big 4' trained with an extensive background of Group FP & A experience. You will have worked in a complex environment, be confident at dealing with senior stakeholders along with possessing a 'hands on' project mindset.

Interim Senior Financial Accountant

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

A FTSE 250 technology organisation is recruiting an interim Senior Financial Accountant based in North-West London. The role is reporting into the Group Financial Controller and takes ownership of the following responsibilities: ·The role is primarily taking ownership on the preparation of the statutory accounts for 12 countries across Europe. ·Supporting a large scale integration project The suitable candidate will possess a 'hands on' statutory accounting background and have proven experience of preparing accounts under IFRS. You will have strong communication skills and have the ability to work across group finance and directly with the business units.