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Interim Assistant Finance Business Partner

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Stephanie Grainger
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  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 December 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011879_1668530818

Cedar is partnered with a well established Retail business based in London, supporting them with the search for an experienced Interim Assistant Finance Business Partner. This role will join the wider Business Partnering team on an initial 6 month contract basis.

This is a newly created position within the business partnering team. This team looks after the technology, programmes and projects of this retail business.

As the Interim Assistant Finance Business Partner, you will provide day to day support to the project managers and Finance Business Partners by completing financial analysis, month-end reports and continuing to develop a culture of financial awareness and value for money.


  • Manage the full month end cycle
  • Working alongside Finance Business Partners supporting with financial accounting and internal controls
  • Financial reporting, presentations and ensuring management accounts are analysed
  • Responsible for monthly review and reconciliation of most important balance sheet accounts
  • Completion of journals, accruals and pre-payments
  • Oversee financial controls and assist with planning and budgeting alongside the Finance Business Partners
  • Provide influential business partnering support to Project Managers
  • Actively reviewing financial reports for all live projects


  • Part qualified accountant - ACCA or CIMA
  • Able to build positive and collaborative relationships with stakeholders
  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience supporting business partners with ongoing projects
  • A methodical approach to work
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • Demonstrable commercial and business acumen
  • Strong analytical skills

Please note that you need to be immediately available or on less than a two week notice period to be considered for this role.

Please be aware that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.