City of London, London
Our client is a global professional services company with an impressive client base with one of the strongest brands in their market. With c£500M turnover in the EMEA business has an impressive double digit growth internationally and with multiple revenue streams are the leader in multiple fields, with world-class consultants and a track record of unrivalled success in helping companies respond to the unexpected. Management Accountant - about the role: An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Finance team for a Management Accountant. Working in a department of 30 supporting the EMEA region, this role is ideally suited to someone who is a qualified accountant who possesses excellent communication, organisational and time management skills. Experience of US GAAP environments and dealing with business operations in the EMEA region is a strong advantage but not essential. Key responsibilities: Preparation and posting of month end journals and accruals Preparation of account reconciliations in line with SOX Assist the Finance team in the enhancement of month end processes, and ensuring compliance with US/UK GAAP Liaise and coordinate with external stakeholders to understand, report and document monthly financial results for respective entities Coordinate inter-company reconciliations for entities with multiple group companies Accurate and timely submission of regulatory reporting as required Preparation and finalisation of annual statutory accounts Ad hoc support and analysis to the department as required Management Accountant - qualification and skills requirements: Qualified accountant with PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Knowledge of month end close process either within industry or from an audit/review perspective Up to date knowledge of UK GAAP or IFRS Experience of working to deadlines Excellent knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and analysis formulas Excellent interpersonal and communication skill Self-starter, confident with a highly professional approach to their work --- Experience of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley environments is desirable Experience of working in a matrix organisation or dealing with foreign subsidiaries is desirable
Group Project Accountant (Media)
City of London, London
A Media business in the heart of London is hiring for a Group Project Accountant to cover a high-profile role with influence across the business. This hybrid Project Accountant role will give you exposure across the group, gaining both financial and analysis skills. Success in this role will progress into a Senior Finance Analyst position, which in turn has been a stepping stone in the past to Regional Finance Director for high performers. If you are looking to move into industry, or are unsatisfied with the progression in your role, then this is a real opportunity to fast track your career. Responsibilities: Responsible for leading the implementation of new accounting standards for the group; Assisting the Group Financial Accountant with legal entity consolidation work; Own the group's financial procedures manual in compliance with US GAAP; Financial Modelling for potential acquisitions and subsequent due diligence; Financial accounting integration work for any newly acquired businesses; Research into US GAAP/IFRS areas relating to the group's activities; Review of the group's Sarbanes Oxley compliance database; Ad hoc detailed analysis and research projects for the CFO; Periodic control reviews and investigations at operating businesses (about twice a year). The Project Accountant role would suit a qualified ACA with good financial reporting and controls knowledge with exposure to large businesses, someone with credibility to influence senior stakeholders, and who has strong Excel and analysis skills. Skills required for this role: ACA/ACCA/CPA qualification gained in an accountancy practice Strong Financial Reporting knowledge of IFRS; US GAAP would be an advantage Able to influence senior stakeholders in the business Comfortable working in a large dynamic Media business Strong Excel and analysis skills Knowledge of US GAAP or Sarbanes Oxley would be an advantage
West London, London
Our client is a high-growth hospitality group with ambitions to double the number of sites in the next 6 months. The business has a number of planned acquisitions in the eminent future with strong bottom line growth, and solid investment across the business, attaining a reputable brand in the market. They are looking to take on an FP&A Manager, reporting straight to the Finance Director - to own the financial reporting packs, ensuring accurate and valuable reports for the business. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing business and truly add value to the business success during an exciting time of growth and success. This is a true FP&A role that will work closely with the CFO and Operations Finance Director daily, providing vital support to various projects and developments, and will be a key member of the senior finance team. Essentials: Qualified Accountant - ACCA/ACA/CIMA Able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen, with a track record of working in a commercial role Able to demonstrate examples of managing challenging stakeholders Able to paint a picture of business performance using complex data from a variety of sources Strong analytical, financial modelling and presentation skills - Advanced Excel & PowerPoint
Statutory Accounts and Control Manager (FTSE 100 FMCG)
City of London, London
A FTSE 100 FMCG business based in the heart of London, is seeking to recruit a brand-new position for their UK business. This is a newly created hybrid role, which partners the business interacting daily with senior non-finance stakeholders and commercial teams. The business is a leading global player in the FMCG space, with an enviable brand that is recognised across the world. The development opportunities are second to none, and this is a business where someone can build a real career and accelerate their development in a nurturing environment. The role will manage internal control for the UK commercial business, driving best practice for the UK businesses, monitoring business activities for continues improvement. An example would be sign-off of sponsorship deals for commercial teams, ensuring the business best practice is followed. For a few months of the year, you will also own the statutory accounts for 4 entities at year-end. This opportunity offers a fantastic platform for a technically strong accountant in practice to leverage their experience, moving into a high-profile business facing position with exposure across the whole business, accelerating their career in a broad role which will open doors in different areas of the business. Key skills needed for this role: Recently qualified ACA (circa 1-2 years PQE) Exposure to large businesses ideally FTSE listed companies Gravitas to influence senior stakeholders Strong commercial understanding and knowledge of business drivers Comfortable working in a global, multinational environment This business has a rewarding culture with bonuses regularly paying in full at 20% and regular salary reviews. Other benefits include free products, corporate discounts with top brands and private healthcare.
Senior Financial Analyst
Senior Financial Analyst - Central London A global brand and success story within the world of entrepreneurial technology firms. This multi-award winning, international business provides well known, cutting edge products that are used by millions of people around the world and has seen record year-on-year revenue and profit growth over the past five years. To help facilitate this continued growth, the business is now seeking to recruit a commercially orientated Senior Financial Analyst in their central London office. Reporting to the regional Finance Director and partnering the Sales and Marketing teams the role includes: Drive planning and forecasting activities for Sales and Marketing teams, while interfacing closely with business partners and central FP&A team Develop and create key financial models Establish operating mechanisms and reporting that ensure management teams understand business position against operating and financial objectives Develop key management reports especially business KPIs to ensure data accuracy Create and deliver presentations for financial and business reviews that provide impactful insights to drive business performance Partner business teams and proactively identify important opportunities and drive change/decisions through credible relationship building Drive process improvements and lay the foundation for scalable processes that will scale with global growth Person specifications: As a qualified accountant with demonstrable commercial finance experience, specifically partnering non-finance stakeholders, you will exude a confident and engaging communication style. You will be a master at presenting complex analytics to senior stakeholders, having worked within a data heavy and/or technology sector related company, applying business experience to influence thinking of senior management. You will also need advanced Financial Modelling and strong PowerPoint skills, as well as large financial systems experience. Benefits: This is a fast-paced and rewarding environment, with a fantastic culture and unrivalled employee benefits and financial rewards, awarded several times for best places to work for.
EMEA Finance Manager
EMEA Finance Manager - Global Brand Our client is a multinational business with a fantastic culture and an impressive client base. Due to an internal promotion, this global brand with unceasing growth, is looking to take on a Finance Manager in their global London office, to account for a number of entities in their EMEA region. You will get to work with an ambitious and energetic team who take pride in their work and the brand they work for. This is a fast-paced environment, where high achievers are rewarded with rapid progression, and generous pay increases and bonuses. Key accountabilities Responsible for the month-end, cashflow management and statutory accounts preparation for several EMEA entities Partner divisional FD's, being the first point of contact for queries relating to respective entities Responsible for intercompany reconciliations, supporting the team on transfer pricing Responsible for budgeting and reporting of cost centres, and supporting the payroll process Person specifications Essential: Experience accounting for international entities in a multinational environment Good month-end close experience to tight deadlines Confidence to communicate with senior stakeholders Advanced Excel Desirable but not essential: Knowledge of US GAAP, SAP, or European languages would be beneficial