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Chad Vigano

Chad Vigano

Chad Vigano

Associate - Qualified Finance
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Audit Senior

City of London, London

Are you a Qualified Accountant looking for a new challenge? I am working with a Top 10 firm in London looking to expand one of their Audit teams. This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team with great opportunities for internal development and career progression. 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). 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 client 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 please contact Chad Vigano | | 07887747032

Finance Manager

London, England

Finance Manager - £400p/d (Umbrella) - London Cedar are recruiting for a fast-paced, PE backed organisation who are experiencing a stage of huge growth and market disruption. They are looking or an experienced qualified accountant to come in and focus on company internal controls and compliance processes. Be responsible for the annual financial statements & audit, including auditor appointment and liaison, audit timetable and process, audit adjustments (overs/unders), producing the financial statements and ensuring that going concern review, stock take and impairment reviews are performed to the level required. Take ownership of Treasury management, including the bank mandate; quarterly bank covenant compliance, short-term liquidity management (13-week cash forecast), interest payments, debt drawdowns, intercompany/entity transactions and FX/interest hedging where appropriate along with documented policies for all the above. Take on duties of Company secretarial, where you will be responsible for annual returns, filing accounts, interacting with lawyers to ensure correct filings, where appropriate; where company has listed instruments, ensure compliance with local requirements. Make sure the organisation is fully tax compliant with Corporation Tax, VAT, PAYE/NIC, transfer pricing, import duties and other taxes in the UK and equivalent taxes internationally. Focus on maintaining and improving adequate internal controls across the business from a finance standpoint and report compliance analysis to Senior management where necessary. To be considered for this position you must have experience in either an audit or financial accounting function. If your skill set matches, please apply immediately!

Head of Financial Compliance

London, England

Head of Financial Compliance - £400p/d (Umbrella) - London Cedar are recruiting for a fast paced, PE backed organisation who are experiencing a stage of huge growth and market disruption. They are looking or an experienced qualified accountant to come in and focus on company internal controls and compliance processes. Be responsible for the annual financial statements & audit, including auditor appointment and liaison, audit timetable and process, audit adjustments (overs/unders), producing the financial statements and ensuring that going concern review, stock take and impairment reviews are performed to the level required. Take ownership of Treasury management, including the bank mandate; quarterly bank covenant compliance, short-term liquidity management (13-week cash forecast), interest payments, debt drawdowns, intercompany/entity transactions and FX/interest hedging where appropriate along with documented policies for all the above. Take on duties of Company secretarial, where you will be responsible for annual returns, filing accounts, interacting with lawyers to ensure correct filings, where appropriate; where company has listed instruments, ensure compliance with local requirements. Make sure the organisation is fully tax compliant with Corporation Tax, VAT, PAYE/NIC, transfer pricing, import duties and other taxes in the UK and equivalent taxes internationally. Focus on maintaining and improving adequate internal controls across the business from a finance standpoint and report compliance analysis to Senior management where necessary. To be considered for this position you must have experience in either an audit or financial accounting function. If your skill set matches, please apply immediately!

Interim Management Accountant

London, England

A progressive international marketing organisation based in Old Street are looking for an Interim Management Accountant to join the business during a significant period of change. Responsibilities for Interim Management Accountant Complete Monthly management accounts for the UK and overseas Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all allocated accounts Prepare monthly analysis of the balance sheet and income statement and report accordingly Post all revenue Journals, ensuring revenue recognition for the various entities and in line with Group policy and IFRS 15 Be responsible for intercompany purchase & Sales orders for the various entities Monitor company cashflow and ensure sufficient funds are available for day-to-day business operations Work closely with accountants receivable and sales on any invoicing queries which may arise Ad-hoc tasks as required Candidate requirements: Must be a qualified accountant Understanding of revenue recognition and IFRS 15 Strong Excel Excellent communication skills Ability to hit the ground running from day one Strong attention to detail

Financial Accountant

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

Cedar are delighted to introduce an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join an international Consultancy which believes in staff development and progression. Working in the business' head office near Kingston (Easy commuting distance from central London) you will be will a key member of a central finance team. Financial Accountant Responsibilities: Preparing journal entries and accruals Expense reporting and analysis and explaining results to non-financial stakeholders Identifying and implementing process improvements Adhoc tasks around Fixed Assets/ Capital Expenditures Preparation of Group results on monthly basis Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts Ownership of the cash flow management including forecasting Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group Financial Accountant Skills Required: Accounting Qualification (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) Experience in Audit or Financial Accounting Strong technical finance knowledge Experience on working collaboratively in a team Advanced excel skills This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and driven individual to maximise on an opportunity to bring value to a progressive business that invests into staff. To be considered for this position you must have experience in either an audit or financial accounting function.

Interim Finance Director

City of London, London

INTERIM FINANCE DIRECTOR | LONDON | £1000-1500p/d Main Duties of the Interim Finance Director include: Take full ownership of the finance function Be responsibilities for team development and Implement both short and long term strategic direction led initiatives to see profitability is enhanced across the business Manage continual business growth and make sure the finance team is fully bolstered to support the wider organisation as they continue to expand Business partner with a range of senior stakeholders Improve the impact and understanding of financial reporting on business performance Work on ad hoc finance projects where necessary Experience Required for the Interim Finance Director include: MUST be a qualified accountant MUST have substantial post qualification experience in industry MUST have big business exposure

Interim Finance Business Partner

City of London, London

Interim Finance Business Partner | Central London | £50,000 / 6-Month (Fixed Term Contact) Cedar are looking for Interim Finance Business Partner for a well-known Publishing business based in Central London. The role will be part of a high-perorming team which is required for continued company growth. Main Duties of the Interim Finance Business Partner include: Business Partner with key Senior Stakeholders within the business Provide analysis and deliver insight that links financial reports to strategies of the business domain Improve the impact and understanding of financial reporting on business performance Take the lead on FP&A for the business and support the Head of FP&A on ad hoc requests for the division, including yearly budget presentations updates and strategic reports Deep-dive into data and work with MDs to come up with KPIs to monitor business performance and drive behaviour Work on ad hoc financial due diligence projects on any potential M&A activity and provide financial analysis on any potential disposals Experience Required for the Interim Finance Business Partner include: MUST be a qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

Commercial Finance Manager

Slough, Berkshire

Commercial Finance Manager | Slough | £300-400p/d Cedar are looking for a Commercial Finance Manager for a well-known international business based in Slough. The role is newly created and will be part of a developing team which is required for a growing part of the organisation. Main Duties of the Commercial Finance Manager include: Business partner with Senior stake holders within the business. Take responsibility for the Global cost centre and focus on driving cost savings Continual monitoring of P2P process and improve where necessary Be accountable for the Global balance sheet review and reconciliation from a cost standpoint Experience Required for Commercial Finance Manager include: Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Big business exposure Advanced Excel

Interim Management Accountant

City of London, London

Interim Management Accountant | Central London | £250-300p/d Cedar are looking for an Interim Management Accountant for a well-known Media business based in Central London. The role is newly created and will be part of a high-performing and constantly developing team which is required for a growing part of the organisation. Main Duties of the Interim Management Accountant include: Preparing monthly management accounts pack for the divisional group including P&L, Balance Sheet, commentary, insightful KPI's and reconciliation of EBITDA Manage the revenue reconciliation process, ensuring revenue is recognised in line with accounting policies Control revenue apportionment and credit notes, cost of sales accruals, cross company recharges, taxes and fixed assets Be responsible for the division group consolidation workings, statutory accounts preparation Assisting with year end duties when required Experience Required for Interim Management Accountant include: Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Previous experience of working for a media business is preferred Advanced Excel

Finance Manager

Slough, Berkshire

Finance Manager | Slough | £325-350p/d Cedar are looking for a Finance Manager for a well-known international business based in Slough. The role is newly created and will be part of a developing team which is required for a growing part of the organisation. Main Duties of the Finance Manager include: Be responsible for Budgetary Controls Business partner with Senior stake holders within the business. Take ownership of the Month end close Be accountable for the Global balance sheet review and reconciliation Reporting under UK GAAP/IFRS Liaise with internal & external Auditors Experience Required for Finance Manager include: Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Ideally experience from a practice background Big business exposure Advanced Excel

Group Reporting Manager

City of London, London

Group Reporting Manager - £450-500p/d Cedar are currently recruiting for Group Reporting Manager for a well know multinational organisation based in Central London. Responsibilities Preparation of Group results on monthly basis Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts Ownership of the cash flow management including forecasting Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group Skills Required: Accounting Qualification (ACA) Experience in Audit or Financial Accounting Strong technical finance knowledge Experience on working collaboratively in a team Advanced excel skills

Interim Finance Director

London, England

Interim Finance Director - 3-6 Months - £550-650p/d Cedar are currently recruiting for Finance Director reporting directly into the CEO for a growing Media organisation based in London. Responsibilities Support the CEO/COO around strategic board level decisions Delivery of the budgeted P&L and advice on the directions to optimum profitability and growth rates Assess and implement both short and long term strategic direction led initiatives, to see profitability is enhanced across the business Business Partnering with Senior individuals in the business outside of finance Build and oversee the finance team ensuring processes and controls are improved where necessary Manage and develop a good sizes transactional team Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the business and Board of Directors Skills Required: Fully qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ACA, CA) Proven experience in maintaining and optimising robust financial systems and processes Excellent IT skills (proficiency Excel user)

Interim Financial Controller

London, England

Interim Financial Controller - 3-6 Months - £325p/d Cedar are currently recruiting for Financial Controller reporting directly into the CEO for a growing VC backed organisation based remotely. Responsibilities Preparation of monthly management accounts and cashflow forecasts. Submit VAT and other tax returns. Financial reporting and KPI metrics to the senior management team. Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives. Develop financial and tax strategies. Manage the capital request and Forecasting & budgeting processes. Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction. Oversee the company's transaction processing systems. Contribute financial information to tendering processes, distribution and partnership agreements. Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies Oversee weekly/monthly payroll Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the business and Board of Directors Skills Required: Fully qualified (ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CMGA, ACA, CA). Proven experience in maintaining and optimising robust financial systems and processes. Excellent IT skills (proficiency with Xero, Salesforce, Excel, etc). Experience on working collaboratively in a team Excel modelling experience is beneficial

PPA Valuation Accountant

City of London, London

PPA Valuation Accountant - 6 Months - £300-400p/d Cedar are currently recruiting for a PPA Valuation Accountant for a well know Media business based in Central London. Responsibilities Main liaison person between the business and third party service providers (i.e. valuers) Communicate and manage the process for delivering on a timely basis the required information to the valuer. Manage the rollout of PPA adjustments at each market level for purposes of the year-end consolidated stats Assist in the PPA work for acquired businesses Coordinate the work around PPA & IFRS 16 and manage communication of requirements to local markets Obtain and facilitate gathering of information for the two projects and do a first level review of the adequacy of the information received Main point of contact of the valuers throughout the projects Coordinate any meetings or reviews within Global and with the external service providers Ad hoc duties include assistance with BAU activities and year-end audit work Skills Required: Ideally a qualified Accountant or QBE PPA Experience is a MUST! Experience within Audit or Advisory is beneficial Advanced excel skills

Senior Financial Accountant

City of London, London

Senior Financial Accountant - 6 Months - £350-375p/d Cedar are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant for a well know Media business based in Central London. Responsibilities Main liaison person between the business and third party service providers (i.e. valuers) Plan and manage the timing of activities related to the roll out of IFRS 16 which includes communication of requirements to local markets, gathering of input required, initial review of output from the markets. Communicate and manage the process for delivering on a timely basis the required information to the valuer. Facilitate review of reports at all levels Manage the rollout of PPA adjustments at each market level for purposes of the year-end consolidated stats Produce required disclosures for purposes of the year consolidation to the Group team Ad hoc duties include assistance with BAU activities and year-end audit work Assist in the IFRS 16 and PPA work for acquired business Coordinate the work around IFRS 16 and PPA and manage communication of requirements to local markets Obtain and facilitate gathering of information for the two projects and do a first level review of the adequacy of the information received Main point of contact of the valuers throughout the projects Coordinate any meetings or reviews within Global and with the external service providers Skills Required: ACA Qualified with 1-3 years PQE M&A exposure is beneficial Experience within Audit or Advisory Strong IFRS technical finance knowledge Advanced excel skills

Financial Reporting Manager

London, England

Financial Reporting Manager - 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract - £65 - 75k Cedar are currently recruiting for Financial Reporting Manager for a well know multinational organisation based in Central London. Responsibilities Preparation of Group results on monthly basis Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts Ownership of the cash flow management including forecasting Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group Skills Required: Accounting Qualification (ACA or CIMA) Experience in Audit or Financial Accounting Strong technical finance knowledge Experience on working collaboratively in a team Advanced excel skills

Interim Financial Controller

City of London, London

A fast paced and growing Online Retailer is looking for a Financial Controller to join their team, based in London, £450-£550 per day. This role is responsible for the management of the all accounting responsibilities including the full month-end and year-end processes, leading the team through a period of growth. A key area of focus will be to assess and improve the current controls and processes in line with the parent company's requirements. The successful candidate will also contribute to the development and implementation of the wider Finance team strategy to ensure that Company goals and objectives are achieved Candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Proven track record in a financial control environment - Significant team management experience - Demonstrable experience of controls/process improvements - Working knowledge of IFRS - Previous experience of working in a fast-paced working environment is essential - Strong stakeholder engagement/management - Excellent communication skills

Financial Accountant

London, England

Financial Accountant - 6-month Contract - £300-350p/d Cedar are currently recruiting for Financial Accountant for a well know Retail brand based in Central London. Responsibilities Perform weekly and monthly balance sheet reconciliations, including bank reconciliation Preparation of compliance related activities including VAT and Statistics Perform month end close activities per month end close timetable and model journal entry list Prepare and post journals Provide information required for payroll and benefits when required Support cluster controllers with any ad hoc accounting and compliance tasks including payroll and benefits when required Cover for accountants for other markets in an event of staff absence Requirements Qualified- ACA, ACCA or CIMA

Financial Reporting Manager

City of London, London

Financial Reporting Manager - 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract - £60 - 70k Cedar are currently recruiting for Financial Reporting Manager for a well know multinational organisation based in Central London. Responsibilities Preparation of Group results on monthly basis Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts Ownership of the cash flow management including forecasting Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group Skills Required: Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Experience in Audit or Financial Accounting Strong technical finance knowledge Experience on working collaboratively in a team Advanced excel skills

Commercial Accountant

Slough, Berkshire

Commercial Accountant - 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract - £60 - 70k Cedar are currently recruiting for Commercial Accountant for a well know multinational organisation based in Slough. Responsibilities Business partnering with Sales and Marketing teams Provide the financial insight and intelligence to Senior management and non-finance stakeholders Ensure the integrity and accuracy of reporting Work closely with multiple finance teams and manage reporting, compliance and controls projects Working on the general ledger and reporting systems, taking responsibility for planning and forecasting Requirements Qualified- ACA, ACCA or CIMA