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Chris Morrison

Chris Morrison

Chris Morrison

Director – Finance
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Financial Accounting Manager - Media

London

Finance Manager - Media - ACA - £65k - London An ambitious Finance Manager is sought by an instantly recognisable Media organisation based in central London. The successful candidate will drive the evolution of their reporting and accounting processes, through the building of strong relationships within finance including regular exposure to the CFO. To be considered; you must be ACA qualified - ideally seeking your second role out of practice. Key responsibilities: Refine monthly reporting and consolidation processes Support the Financial Controller in devising and delivering accounting policies to key areas within the business Perform monthly / quarterly reconciliation process Document processes / controls / policies and procedures Ongoing review of controls and processes Prepare accounting papers Monthly reporting / analysis of balance sheet, cash flow and group P&L Build strong relationships with the wider finance team including CFO Key requirements: ACA qualified Practice background (ideally Big 4) Progressive in nature

Group Finance Director - Sustainable Technology - Manchester

Manchester

Group Finance Director - Sustainable Technology - Manchester £100k - £130k + Package On behalf of a sustainable Technology client with fundamentally 'green credentials', Cedar has been retained to identify a Group Finance Director to drive organic and acquisitive growth. The post is based primarily in central Manchester, with flexible home working arrangements. Key responsibilities include: Strategic Plan - Devise a holistic growth strategy and execute the plan Driving Performance - Identify business opportunities through analytical review and enhancing performance data Investment - Build investment cases for SLT consideration, developing scenario models to highlight growth opportunities M&A - Orchestrate all company acquisitions and perform due diligence Reporting - Develop an accurate and reliable financial and management reporting suite Process and Controls - Enable the finance function to run efficiently and fluidly Business Partnering - Own all non-finance engagements with P&L owners, consistently delivering financial literacy Management - Build a team of quality finance professionals Desirable skills/qualifications: Qualified Accountant Immaculate academic profile Posses emotional intelligence in abundance Commercially minded and able to strategically steer the business A track record of leading finance in an FD or CFO capacity

Finance Manager (Revenue Recognition)

London

Finance Manager - Revenue Recognition Global Software House/SaaS/Cloud London £75k - £80k + package Following several successful acquisitions, my client is seeking to further expand its global finance function by appointing a commercial accounting advisory and integrations specialist, primarily focused on supporting sales through robust revenue recognition. ​ Responsibilities: Deliver and implement a robust revenue recognition policy, adhering to IFRS 15. Advise where required on significant and complex deal structure and recognition. Review and preparation of internal controls with the internal audit and control teams. Build a repository of information to guide the sales function through the rev rec process. Understand and advise on the systems and processes for the financial accounting. Management of standalone selling price for all performance obligations under revenue recognition. Ad hoc requirements within the commercial finance team in a fast growing, acquisitive company. ​ Skills & Experience Required: ACA/CA/CPA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Strong IFRS 15 knowledge Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint

Financial Accounting Manager - Media

London

Finance Manager - Media - ACA - £65k - London An ambitious Finance Manager is sought by an instantly recognisable Media organisation based in central London. The successful candidate will drive the evolution of their reporting and accounting processes, through the building of strong relationships within finance including regular exposure to the CFO. To be considered; you must be ACA qualified - ideally seeking your second role out of practice. Key responsibilities: Refine monthly reporting and consolidation processes Support the Financial Controller in devising and delivering accounting policies to key areas within the business Perform monthly / quarterly reconciliation process Document processes / controls / policies and procedures Ongoing review of controls and processes Prepare accounting papers Monthly reporting / analysis of balance sheet, cash flow and group P&L Build strong relationships with the wider finance team including CFO Key requirements: ACA qualified Practice background (ideally Big 4) Progressive in nature

Senior Group Reporting Manager

West London

An acquisitive global FMCG brand is looking to further strengthen its reporting function by appointing a new Senior Group Reporting Manager, based in West London. The business is a key player in the international Consumer market with an incredibly exciting portfolio of household products. With expansion into new consumer markets each year, your role will regularly evolve to support this growth and success. Now is an exciting time to join the business during a period of significant new investment into systems and the whole finance function, gaining skills in supporting a global system implementation, and truly adding value from day one. Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting. Responsible for maintaining controls ensuring SOX compliance. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a homogenous accounting policy manual. Partner the FP&A function on key planning deliverables. Skills & Experience Required: ACA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Reporting Manager or Group Consolidation role Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint System and process orientated with experience of process improvements Strong Excel skills

Group Reporting Manager

London

Group Reporting Manager - Global Software (London + working from home) With two major acquisitions successfully concluded in the past year alone, a pioneer in the Software industry is seeking to appoint a Group Reporting Manager to support the execution of the Group's global expansion plans. The role will be based in central London, with remote working also fully supported. ​ Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the quarter-end and year-end reporting. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a 'financial repository' of information. Partner with international business units to deliver a 'best in class' financial reporting suite. ​ Skills & Experience Required: ACA/CA/CPA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Group Reporting or Group Consolidation role Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint System and process orientated with experience of process improvements Strong system skills

Finance Strategy Manager

Leicestershire

International Retailer - Household Name - Finance Strategy Manager - Leicestershire An instantly recognisable global retail business is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Strategy Manager to deliver robust strategic channel support to the business, through a period of sustained growth. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the Strategy Director, Commercial Finance Director and CFO to deliver major Innovation and Transformation Programmes within the various Retail, Ecommerce, Trading and Buying channels. Identify, problem-solve and solution-drive key performance areas of the business. Innovate ways of driving business performance through the creation of new Programmes. Own a growth agenda by acting as a key ambassador for the company's Digital ambitions. Candidate Criteria: Strategy Consulting, Management Consulting, Commercial Finance, Corporate Finance or Finance Transformation RETAIL, MULTISITE OR FMCG SECTOR EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL

Group Finance Director - Sustainable Technology - Manchester

Manchester

Group Finance Director - Sustainable Technology - Manchester £100k - £130k + Package On behalf of a sustainable Technology client with fundamentally 'green credentials', Cedar has been retained to identify a Group Finance Director to drive organic and acquisitive growth. The post is based primarily in central Manchester, with flexible home working arrangements. Key responsibilities include: Strategic Plan - Devise a holistic growth strategy and execute the plan Driving Performance - Identify business opportunities through analytical review and enhancing performance data Investment - Build investment cases for SLT consideration, developing scenario models to highlight growth opportunities M&A - Orchestrate all company acquisitions and perform due diligence Reporting - Develop an accurate and reliable financial and management reporting suite Process and Controls - Enable the finance function to run efficiently and fluidly Business Partnering - Own all non-finance engagements with P&L owners, consistently delivering financial literacy Management - Build a team of quality finance professionals Desirable skills/qualifications: Qualified Accountant Immaculate academic profile Posses emotional intelligence in abundance Commercially minded and able to strategically steer the business A track record of leading finance in an FD or CFO capacity

Group Finance Director - Sustainable Technology - Manchester

Manchester

Group Finance Director - Sustainable Technology - Manchester £100k - £130k + Package On behalf of a sustainable Technology client with fundamentally 'green credentials', Cedar has been retained to identify a Group Finance Director to drive organic and acquisitive growth. The post is based primarily in central Manchester, with flexible home working arrangements. Key responsibilities include: Strategic Plan - Devise a holistic growth strategy and execute the plan Driving Performance - Identify business opportunities through analytical review and enhancing performance data Investment - Build investment cases for SLT consideration, developing scenario models to highlight growth opportunities M&A - Orchestrate all company acquisitions and perform due diligence Reporting - Develop an accurate and reliable financial and management reporting suite Process and Controls - Enable the finance function to run efficiently and fluidly Business Partnering - Own all non-finance engagements with P&L owners, consistently delivering financial literacy Management - Build a team of quality finance professionals Desirable skills/qualifications: Qualified Accountant Immaculate academic profile Posses emotional intelligence in abundance Commercially minded and able to strategically steer the business A track record of leading finance in an FD or CFO capacity

Senior Group Reporting Manager

West London

An acquisitive global FMCG brand is looking to further strengthen its reporting function by appointing a new Senior Group Reporting Manager, based in West London. The business is a key player in the international Consumer market with an incredibly exciting portfolio of household products. With expansion into new consumer markets each year, your role will regularly evolve to support this growth and success. Now is an exciting time to join the business during a period of significant new investment into systems and the whole finance function, gaining skills in supporting a global system implementation, and truly adding value from day one. Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting. Responsible for maintaining controls ensuring SOX compliance. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a homogenous accounting policy manual. Partner the FP&A function on key planning deliverables. Skills & Experience Required: ACA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Reporting Manager or Group Consolidation role Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint System and process orientated with experience of process improvements Strong Excel skills

Senior Group FP&A Manager

Leicestershire

International Retailer - Household Name - Senior Group FP&A Manager - Leicestershire An instantly recognisable global retail business is actively seeking to appoint a Senior Group FP&A Manager to deliver robust commercial and strategic planning to the Group's Executive Leadership Team, Strategy function and Commercial Channels. Main Responsibilities: Act as a planning champion for all corporate and group planning activities, including budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning. Create a 'repository of information' for all measuring performance against the Group's strategic objectives. Influence the wider commercial channel finance community to meet all deliverables. Develop comprehensive management reporting tools to broaden the scope beyond purely P&L to include Balance Sheet and Cash Flow. Own a growth agenda by acting as a key ambassador for the company's Digital ambitions. Candidate Criteria: Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) Group/Central FP&A experience Modelling capabilities RETAIL OR FMCG SECTOR EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL

Finance Strategy Manager

Leicestershire

International Retailer - Household Name - Finance Strategy Manager - Leicestershire An instantly recognisable global retail business is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Strategy Manager to deliver robust strategic channel support to the business, through a period of sustained growth. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the Strategy Director, Commercial Finance Director and CFO to deliver major Innovation and Transformation Programmes within the various Retail, Ecommerce, Trading and Buying channels. Identify, problem-solve and solution-drive key performance areas of the business. Innovate ways of driving business performance through the creation of new Programmes. Own a growth agenda by acting as a key ambassador for the company's Digital ambitions. Candidate Criteria: Strategy Consulting, Management Consulting, Commercial Finance, Corporate Finance or Finance Transformation RETAIL, MULTISITE OR FMCG SECTOR EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL

Group Reporting Manager

London

Group Reporting Manager - Global Software (London + working from home) With two major acquisitions successfully concluded in the past year alone, a pioneer in the Software industry is seeking to appoint a Group Reporting Manager to support the execution of the Group's global expansion plans. The role will be based in central London, with remote working also fully supported. ​ Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the quarter-end and year-end reporting. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a 'financial repository' of information. Partner with international business units to deliver a 'best in class' financial reporting suite. ​ Skills & Experience Required: ACA/CA/CPA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Group Reporting or Group Consolidation role Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint System and process orientated with experience of process improvements Strong system skills