Wasim Yousuf


Wasim Yousuf

Associate - Qualified Finance

Statutory Accountant (German GAAP)

West London, London

I am currently recruiting a Statutory accountant with significant experience in German GAAP for an 8-week contract. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of one of their rapidly growing divisions. Key responsibilities: ·Manage the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations ·Preparation of the Group and subsidiary consolidation and annual statutory accounts ·Production of the P&L ·Undertaking ad hoc financial assignments required for the Group Key requirements: ·Relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) ·Experience of filing statutory accounts under German GAAP is essential ·Strong technical skills ·Strong communication skills This is a fast-moving opportunity in a fast-paced finance team. You will be immediately available and will be able to hit the ground running.

Interim Senior Finance Analyst

London, England

Cedar are partnering with a global FTSE 250 brand that have created a high-profile Senior Finance Analyst role based in their HQ in Central London. This newly created role will report into the EMEA FC who reports to the European CFO for the £2.5Bn turnover EMEA region, and will business partner the Senior Leadership Team both finance and non-finance with significant opportunities for career progression and personal development. This market leader has experienced consistent and positive change over the last few years and continues to invest significant funds into external growth and internal improvements. A forward-thinking organisation which strives to be ahead of their competitors holding an enviable position in the market. Key responsibilities: ·Deliver the divisional forecasts and budgets, with insightful information and analysis, to support the strategy of Senior Management. ·Business partner with various stakeholders across the business up to C-level to fully understand the inputs and be able to explain and create reports to senior management and Senior Finance leaders. ·These reports reach to CFO level, helping control and drive performance of a region covering 30 countries. ·Perform regular analysis of key business drivers, understanding contract and country performance - helping to identify risks and opportunities. Key requirements: ·ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with 1-2 years PQE ·FP&A experience in a large, complex structure ·Attention to detail as well as the ability to connect the dots and identify business trends and opportunities ·Excellent stakeholder management with the gravitas to win the respect and confidence of colleagues and senior stakeholders up to C-level The Finance team is a valued, high calibre unit that plays a pivotal role in guiding regional performance, driving insight and understanding of the business profitability. The team is multi-cultural and gender-balanced, with a nurturing and rewarding culture, very strong retention rates and evident career progression across the board.