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Interim Finance Manager

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Piers Rennie
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  • Duration: 3-6 Months
  • Start Date: 18/09/2023
  • Expiry Date: 14 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013354_1694702443


Cedar is currently partnered with a UK Consultancy business to secure an Interim Finance Manager based in Central London. The role is a 3-6-month initial contract, paying a day rate between £400-450 per day.

The Company

This leading UK Consultancy business, utilise the potential of data to offer impartial, evidence-based guidance, empowering brand proprietors to enhance their choices regarding media investments and boost business results.


  1. Oversee balance sheet reconciliations
  2. Coordinate the annual statutory accounts process.
  3. Handle working capital management
  4. Manage cashflow and foreign exchange risk in collaboration with the Group Finance team, proactively addressing upcoming cash needs.
  5. Manage the accurate and punctual monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reporting
  6. Supervise the UK payroll process.
  7. Oversee transactional finance staff responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, and credit control.
  8. Lead the year-end audit and half-year review.
  9. Manage VAT controls and submissions.
  10. Prepare annual tax packs for use in corporate tax calculations and tax returns.
  11. Implement robust accounting controls for UK and Ireland accounting processes.
  12. Undertake various ad hoc tasks as required.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Hold a full qualification as ACA/ACCA (or equivalent) and possess substantial experience in financial accounting.
  • Demonstrate strong abilities in people management and development.
  • Exhibit a sound understanding of UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • Possess a proactive mindset and a drive to enhance existing processes.
  • Communicate effectively with both senior finance professionals and non-finance stakeholders, addressing both financial and operational matters.
  • Display advanced proficiency in spreadsheet tools and familiarity with Accounting Systems.

Compensation & Benefits

As well as the day rate of £400-450 per day, this contract role as Interim Finance Manager, offers the chance to join a dynamic, and rapidly expanding business, with exposure to some of the best industry minds in their market.

Their highly impressive Central London office is walking distance from multiple tube and rail stops. The company has a very forward-thinking, dynamic approach, adapting to new ideas and embracing innovation.

They are a highly collaborative, collegiate environment, that rewards success.