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PQ Finance Manager

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Cheyanne Mason
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  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 09 December 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013628_1699544311

Cedar has partnered with a well-established FMCG business, based in Greenwich. They are currently searching for an experienced PQ Finance Manager to analyse financial information to assist business profitability and growth, on a temp to perm arrangement

Salary: £220 - £260 a day (PAYE)

Location: Greenwich (Office Based)

Start date: ASAP

This opportunity is temporary to permanent, focusing on the preparation of reports including the analysis of budget and forecasting. In addition, the successful candidate will be supporting with year-end, monthly balance sheet reconciliations and ad hoc project related tasks.


  • Production of management accounts including journal preparation and posting
  • Produce financial statements including Cash Flow, Balance Sheet and variance analysis.
  • Controlling income and expenditure within the business and ensuring that expenditure is in line with budgets.
  • Presenting reports to senior management to aid with business decision making.
  • Developing and overseeing financial systems and procedures and identifying opportunities to improve these.
  • Produce monthly reforecasting and annual budgeting process.
  • Supporting the month-end and year-end close process.
  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects and tasks as required

Required Skills:

  • Part Qualified or QBE Accountant - ACCA, ACA, CIMA
  • Experience working in Management Accounting roles or similar
  • VAT/HMRC and multi-site experience (Must)
  • Ability to communicate financial data and analysis concisely and engagingly
  • Retail, FMCG or Hospitality sector experience or stock related experience
  • Familiarity with NAV/Business Central (Advantageous)

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP! Please be aware that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.