Tom Daley


Tom Daley

Associate - Professional Services and Public Practice Finance

Finance Manager

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

A Finance Manager - Financial and Management Accounting is required for a well-known multi service business based near Sheffield. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller and Finance Director and taking ownership for the finance function of the Retail side of the business, this is a high-profile role. Key responsibilities will include: ·Manage, support and develop 3 direct reports ·Accurately produce monthly journals in a timely manner ·Ensuring high value journals are reviewed and authorising accordingly ·Monthly Management Reporting ·Provide early insight on monthly performance to Finance Business partners ·Review and submit Balance Sheet Reconciliations for key Balance Sheet Accounts ·Full review of Balance Sheet for both businesses each month to ensure all balances are valid, supported and all unreconciled items are resolved and cleared in a timely manner ·Challenge existing processes and contribute to change to address deficiencies, risks and inefficiencies ·Provide information and support for auditors as required at year end ·Assist with budgeting and forecasting process as required ·Ad hoc analysis and query resolution You will be a qualified accountant with a hands-on, adaptable approach and broad business awareness. With proven management accounting expertise, you will have demonstrable experience of leading and developing a team within an accounting function. Ideally, you will have previously worked within a fast moving and multi-site organisation. You will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with and develop working relationships internally and cross-functionally. You will be ambitious, self- motivated with excellent presentation, reporting, and communication skills.

Finance Manager

London, England

Cedar are looking for a Finance Manager to run the full finance function of a very exciting long term development project. The ideal candidate will have previously managed a finance team with broad accounting accounting experience including, management and financial accounting, financial analysis and business partnering. The role in short will include but not limited to: ·Overseeing the finance function for a long term property project. ·Budgeting and forcasting. ·Ensure contracts are in place and monitored with external and internal consultants ·Monthly spend / forecast reviews with key stakeholders ·Attend monthly cost and commercial meetings and provide monthly update reports.. ·Flagging financial risks/issues as needed. ·End to end management of cash flow - client billing approval, invoicing and debt management. ·Liaising with Group Accounts Payable team to respond to and manage AP queries. ·Reconciliation of payroll and balance sheet reconciliations. ·Understand and explain variances in both month and forecast. ·Ensure clean balance sheet including maintaining documentation to support any balances in accruals, prepayments, deferred income and work in progress ·Support year-end processes and external audit queries. Previous experience: ·Experience in management & financial accounting ·Project Accounting experience and ability to work across a client team with strong stakeholder management skills ·Strong Excel skills ·Strong customer service and quality focus ·Good ability to work well and methodically in a demanding environment ·Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions. ·Ability to work to and meet deadlines ·High level of attention to detail and accuracy ·Down to earth, hands on pragmatic individual ·SAP experience would be very beneficial

Financial Analyst

Greater London, England

Cedar are delighted to be working with an international and reputable law firm who are looking for a finance analyst to join their Financial Analysis and Reporting team in the heart of the city. The ideal candidate will be newly qualified with ACA, ACCA or CIMA along with experience in financial analysis in a current or previous role. Reporting directly to the Head of Financial Analysis and Reporting this role will also be working closely with Business Partners with the potential to work with Partners and Fee Earners alike. Responsibilites in short; ·Performing general analysis such as Key profit drivers, trend analysis and commercial drivers. ·Analysing and interpreting data to show trends and support business cases ·Business planning ·Partner profitability ·Management reporting ·Budget planning ·Input in improving reporting processes ·Liaising with group manager, partners and business partners Personal specifications; ·Approachable, diplomatic and persuasive attitude ·Diligent with eye for detail ·Organised with ability to work to tight deadlines ·Strong knowledge of Excel (Pivot tables & v-look ups) ·Ability to supervise work of others and support junior members of the team. If you are looking for a dynamic, commercial and analytical role working alongside a inclusive, friendly and forward thinking team then please apply to the role.