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Senior Group Reporting Manager

West London

An acquisitive global FMCG brand is looking to further strengthen its reporting function by appointing a new Senior Group Reporting Manager, based in West London. The business is a key player in the international Consumer market with an incredibly exciting portfolio of household products. With expansion into new consumer markets each year, your role will regularly evolve to support this growth and success. Now is an exciting time to join the business during a period of significant new investment into systems and the whole finance function, gaining skills in supporting a global system implementation, and truly adding value from day one. Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting. Responsible for maintaining controls ensuring SOX compliance. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a homogenous accounting policy manual. Partner the FP&A function on key planning deliverables. Skills & Experience Required: ACA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Reporting Manager or Group Consolidation role Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint System and process orientated with experience of process improvements Strong Excel skills

Senior Group FP&A Manager

London

Dynamic Culture, Media, Technology, Entertainment...important to you? A super trendy Digital Entertainment business based in central London is seeking to appoint a Senior Group FP&A Manager to support all group business units with budget and forecast strategy. Responsibilities include: Liaise with Business Unit Finance teams, to ensure a collaborative approach towards business planning and forecasting. Lead the annual Budget and monthly forecast process - project manage to ensure timely delivery, and clearly explain business and financial drivers behind financial movements. Understand and challenge key assumptions, risks and opportunities, ensure that the financial projections and associated assumptions are aligned to the Group targets Be involved in projects such as procurement initiatives and cost focused programmes across the Group. Provide insightful analysis and review of business performance to senior stakeholders Add value to financial performance through developing and monitoring key performance indicators. Produce KPI dashboards, highlighting trends and making recommendations Act as the interface between the Group businesses to ensure key commercial and financial messages are clearly presented, including the latest financial projections and drivers of any movements. Manage the Group FP&A team Desirable skills: Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) Advanced Excel

Procurement Manager - Outsouring

Slough

Cedar have been engaged by a FSTE 100 Private Sector client based in Slough to find an experienced Professional Services and Outsourcing Procurement Manager for their Contractors and Consultants category. The successful candidate will report into the Global Procurement Manager and will help to manage spend of over £50m covering Global spend for HR, Finance, Legal and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) to identify and deliver best in class Category Management both regionally and globally. The role will be accountable to continuously improve supplier performance (price and quality), establishing strategic relationship through Supplier Management strategies and collaboration with key stakeholders throughout the business, globally, to work closely with selected organisations to understand needs, objectives and priorities to optimise total cost, quality and service while outsourcing. Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience in the following: Degree qualified preferably in Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Business or other relevant discipline - MBA would be advantageous Proven Category Management expertise within Outsourcing Procurement, ideally with exposure across Professional Services Strong commercial acumen and experience in dealing with contracts Expert in leading complex, cross-functional, sourcing projects and managing international sourcing teams to deliver major BPO and or ITO sourcing solutions. Proven experience in working in a fast moving and result driven environment which demands to work under pressure. High degree of fluency of English is required for negotiations and internal communications - knowledge of other languages would be advantageous

Management Accoutant

City of London

A global finance firm is looking for an interim management accountant for a period of 12 months. Based in central London. Paying £300-350/55-60K KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Preparation and posting of month-end journals Preparation of general ledger account reconciliations in line with SOX requirements Month-end processes including month-end accounting and ensuring compliance with US GAAP & UK GAAP In line with the SOX compliance process Accurate and timely submission of regulatory reporting (VAT) as required Preparation of annual statutory accounts Liaison with external auditors Other ad hoc responsibilities Key Requirements Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Experience with doing the full month end close process Knowledge of US GAAP, UK GAAP and SOX

Commercial Finance Analyst

West London

A leading leisure business who have experienced a period of growth are seeking a Commercial Finance Analyst to join their high performing Commercial finance team. Reporting into the Commercial Finance Manager, you will be tasked to deliver advanced insight and value-added analysis on revenue trends, costs and investments to provide support and help drive business performance whilst also partnering up with the Sales and Marketing teams. Further tasks include: Act as the finance business partner to Sales, marketing and operation teams Preparation of analysis to be used in internal meetings Pre and post analysis of company-wide marketing initiatives to understand the profitability Reporting and commentary of items previously analysed to keep management advised of actual performance against estimates Desirables: Newly qualified (0-2 years post qualified) Self-motivated and excellent communicator with the ability to build relationships at all levels Excellent Excel skills Business partnering experience Benefits: Competitive salary Discretionary bonus Company discounts

EUC / End User Computing Engineer

City of London

End User Computing Engineer - London Job Description This role will be working for an organisation based in Central London on a project focussed around protecting sensitive information. This role will include carrying out support for a range of IT hardware including PCs, laptops, cryptographic devices, and investigating and resolving common technical issues. This is a varied and demanding role for an intelligent and enthusiastic person who enjoys working in a fast-paced team environment. Responsibilities Build and Support EUC devices to quality standards, adhering to end to end processes Installation and upgrade of equipment covering desktops, laptops, peripherals and OS builds Ensure configuration management is maintained Apply asset management as part of the deployment process Ensure delivery of EUC devices out to customer sites to an agreed schedule Amend processes and training materials as required Provision second line support, for the EUC devices, as required Resolution of incident and problems interacting with the Service Desk Collaborative working with other teams where required Adopt and adapt to continuous improvement requirements during Partner delivery Preferred Experience and Qualifications Experience of imaging desktops and laptops (Linux OS would be an advantage) Experience of hardware and peripherals installation and related troubleshooting Experience of handling Cryptographic material Experience of the ITIL Service Management framework Experience of an IT Service Management (ITSM) tool Previous experience of a Laptop or PC roll out would be a distinct advantage

Finance Systems Analyst

City of London

A Finance Systems Analyst is urgently required for a leading technology organisation in central London, working within a Finance Systems team. Experience Required: Experienced Finance Systems Analyst Finance background. Prior knowledge of working with Oracle EBS R12 It is desirable but not essential to have experience with Apex vendor management, MarkView Kofax, OBIEE, Concur expenses, Hyperion Finance Systems support and administration experience. Requirement gathering experience. Systems analysis skills SQL scripting and diagnostic skills. Strong MS Excel skills. Strong stakeholder management, communication, and relationship building skills. Finance Systems Analyst / Oracle EBS / SQL / Excel / Finance / Accountant

Fixed Assets Assistant

West London

Cedar are currently partnering with a highly successful, leading technology business who currently have a role available within their FP&A team for a fixed assets assistant. Based in West London, working within a team of 15 and reporting into the cost manager your main responsibilities will include: Support the monthly projects close process Assist with monitoring capex budgets Liaise with Project Managers to ensure project costs information is recorded accurately and received in a timely manner Ensure costs reconciliation processes are completed Prepare quarterly capex reporting schedules and project costs reports Support process and control improvements and document processes Support impairment reviews Manage the Fixed Asset Register Ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are followed to accurately account for fixed assets Prepare and process quarterly journal entries of AUC to PPE movement Run FA depreciation routine as part of the month end process Perform monthly Fixed asset to GL reconciliation and review in a timely manner to ensure accuracy of data Maintains appropriate internal controls over financial reporting processes Draft capex analysis and commentary to the business Assist with other ad-hoc tasks, projects and initiatives as required You will ideally have worked within finance for at least 2 years and if you have an AAT qualification it would be beneficial. You will also need to be proficient in Excel and have excellent accuracy and attention to detail. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for career progression as this role will offer study support and the opportunity in the future to progress into either an accounting position or to progress within the commercial team. If this role is of interest, please submit your CV asap for consideration.

Interim Group Financial Controller

London

A fast paced and rapid growth fintech organisation is looking for a Group Financial Controller to join their organisation, based in London although initially remote based until offices are reopened, £70-80K + package. This is a hands on, all round role leading a team of 6. The role takes responsibility for management accounts, group consolidation, statutory accounts, audit, tax, VAT as well as assisting with the budgeting & forecasting process. Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant - Significant team management experience - Demonstrable track record in similar financial controller roles - Strong Group consolidation experience - Advanced Excel - FIntech, FX or related sector experience is essential - FCA regulated business experience would be beneficial - SME background is essential - Hands-on - Strong attention to detail - Comfortable in a fast paced working environment - Driven and motivated to add value

Group Accountant

London

Group Accountant - High-growth Tech - £55-60k + 15% bonus - Central London Cedar are working exclusively with one of the fastest growing Tech businesses in one the fastest growing industries to recruit a phenomenal Group Accountant. The business is Headquartered in central London and is currently the market leader locally and count Amazon and Microsoft as clients. This new Group Accountant role was created to support the huge growth and profitability for the business, working in a growing Financial & Management Reporting & Control team of 8, reporting directly into an impressive and hugely experienced Head of Finance, and aiding in providing accurate and timely financial and non-financial information and analysis to the Company's parent and stakeholders. This broad, high-profile role with exposure to senior stakeholders across the business and externally, will expose you to several projects and give you exposure to the full spectrum of financial and management reporting. This is a great first move out of practice for a candidate with strong commercial acumen, analytical and presentation skills, who is looking to fast-track their career in a highly secure and growing industry. The Group Accountant responsibilities: Quarterly consolidation and preparation of the group reporting pack Preparation of annual statutory accounts under IFRS Technical reporting and understanding of the relevant IFRS and accounting pronouncements for the Group Quarterly bank covenant reporting Financial planning and analysis (consolidated budgets, forecast and other reports) Working with the cost manager to monitor fixed asset additions, disposals and depreciation Working with the parent company group function for any other reporting requirements and ad hoc requests Assisting the management accounts team in aspects of the month end close (balance sheet reconciliations, month end journal entries like interest, depreciation, etc) Review of accounting policies and procedures including internal controls Liaison and coordination with the external auditors, tax advisors and internal auditors Experience you will need to be successful in this role: Qualified Accountant from a top-tier accountancy firm Strong technical accounting knowledge, up to date with the latest accounting standards under IFRS Strong communication skills and able to influence senior stakeholders Strong analytical and presentation skills Other benefits: Salary - £55-60,000 Bonus - Averaging 15% Health + Life Insurance Cycle Scheme + Childcare Vouchers 25 Days Holiday

Senior Group FP&A Manager

London

Dynamic Culture, Media, Technology, Entertainment...important to you? A super trendy Digital Entertainment business based in central London is seeking to appoint a Senior Group FP&A Manager to support all group business units with budget and forecast strategy. Responsibilities include: Liaise with Business Unit Finance teams, to ensure a collaborative approach towards business planning and forecasting. Lead the annual Budget and monthly forecast process - project manage to ensure timely delivery, and clearly explain business and financial drivers behind financial movements. Understand and challenge key assumptions, risks and opportunities, ensure that the financial projections and associated assumptions are aligned to the Group targets Be involved in projects such as procurement initiatives and cost focused programmes across the Group. Provide insightful analysis and review of business performance to senior stakeholders Add value to financial performance through developing and monitoring key performance indicators. Produce KPI dashboards, highlighting trends and making recommendations Act as the interface between the Group businesses to ensure key commercial and financial messages are clearly presented, including the latest financial projections and drivers of any movements. Manage the Group FP&A team Desirable skills: Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) Advanced Excel

Senior Group Reporting Manager

West London

An acquisitive global FMCG brand is looking to further strengthen its reporting function by appointing a new Senior Group Reporting Manager, based in West London. The business is a key player in the international Consumer market with an incredibly exciting portfolio of household products. With expansion into new consumer markets each year, your role will regularly evolve to support this growth and success. Now is an exciting time to join the business during a period of significant new investment into systems and the whole finance function, gaining skills in supporting a global system implementation, and truly adding value from day one. Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting. Responsible for maintaining controls ensuring SOX compliance. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a homogenous accounting policy manual. Partner the FP&A function on key planning deliverables. Skills & Experience Required: ACA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Reporting Manager or Group Consolidation role Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint System and process orientated with experience of process improvements Strong Excel skills

Security Engineer - Public Sector

London

Security Engineer - Public Sector **DV Clearance ESSENTIAL** **DV Clearance ESSENTIAL** A Public Sector client we're currently partnered with are looking to on board a Security Engineer to support a Cyber Security Programme. Role Brief An experienced Security Engineer to: Work with the security architect to identify the security risks and define the security requirements. Work with the security architect to develop a set of security standards, practices or procedures. Propose and develop methods for mitigating security risks or existing issues. Install and configure security products/solutions and procedures to mitigate the risks and/or to identify vulnerabilities or intrusions. Arrange &/or conduct scans/tests of the network/system to find vulnerabilities. Monitor the system/network for signs of breaches, intrusions or irregular behaviour. Lead security incidents response and report findings. Required Skills and Experience Comprehensive understanding of cyber security threats Experience in configuring ELK or similar monitoring platforms from scratch. Experience and technical capability to develop security analytics Experience in developing incident management practices Cloud infrastructure knowledge Communication skills Desirable Skills Background in development and an understanding of development environments Penetration testing experience Understanding of cryptography Understanding of risk management practice

Finance Analyst

City of London

Cedar are working with a leading independent Publishing company who are looking to appoint a Finance Analyst on a permanent basis to work within their FP&A team. The team is a mixture of part-qualified and fully qualified accountants and they are involved in a variety of tasks from business partnering to planning, reporting and analysis. The key responsibilities of this role will include: Supporting the financial reporting and planning process, ensuring accurate monthly reports are created on a timely basis and that the management packs are accurately prepared within the set deadlines. Developing relationships with stakeholders around the business to ensure the timely creation and distribution of accurate reports Supporting the production of management information (MI) and ad hoc analysis, enabling stakeholders to monitor performance and risks and make informed decisions. Supporting the annual budget and quarterly forecasting process and multi-year strategy, including contributing to the production of required analysis and associated presentations. Support the month end processes as required. You will be a proactive and self-motivated team player who is either already studying for an accounting qualification or is interested in undertaking study. You will also be currently/recently working in a finance role and have solid experience in reporting, data analysis or other finance functions along with strong attention to detail and the ability to work to strict deadlines. If this role is of interest, please submit your CV asap.

Project Manager - Highways and Tunnels

London

Our high-profile M&E organisation are looking for an ambitious and innovative Project Manager to work on all Highways/tunnelling projects. You will act as the main interface between clients and key stakeholders and ensure the project team safely deliver, on time, to stated quality, at minimum cost and to client satisfaction. You will have a proven track record of working in a client facing role and be responsible for developing the clients brief, delivering strategy and leading the design management, procurement and execution of all highways and tunnelling projects. Part of your role will be to challenge and seek improvement on the project deliverables and build rapport with clients to become a trusted partner for future business opportunities. An approachable and proactive attitude are key for this position and the successful candidate will be a pragmatic individual who is a natural business developer and leader that is considered a trusted advisor to both the business and the end client. Key areas - Supervising and developing a high performing team that strives for quality, safety, cost and schedule improvements at every opportunity with all delivery partners, Providing Day to day Management of workforce within the sector/individual projects to client system safety, project risk assessment and management process Developing and managing effective communication with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure that requirements are identified, assessed and appropriately integrated into the project Overseeing that the highest standards of health and safety are prioritised through all stages of the project Significant experience in managing clients, contractors and coordinating stakeholders Ability to carry out quality inspections and generate onsite solutions to site issues as they arise Adept with key project processes such as design principals and management, construction processes, procurement and tendering Understanding of the industry best practice Act as a Mentor/Coach for Graduates and Apprentices across projects PRINCE 2 Qualification HERS Authorising Officer A degree qualification in a related subject or equivalent is preferred Professional memberships of a relevant professional body or working towards membership is an advantage. Experience of working in a client-facing role for a primary contractor on Highways and Tunnelling projects is essential for this role.

Credit Controller - Recruitment Sector

City of London

Cedar are partnering with a successful Healthcare Recruitment agency based in Central London who currently have a requirement for an experienced Credit Controller to join them on a permanent basis. Working closely with the FC and the Credit Manager, you will be responsible for taking full ownership of the ledger, liaising with clients to chase debt, resolve queries and obtain payment. Typical responsibilities will include the following: Solving queries to completion which include issues such as Purchase Order requests, rate discrepancies and process corrections. Working with internal colleagues to resolve queries, clarify issues and ensure feedback to billings process to ensure a smooth processes Allocate receipts, through remittance information or interrogating 3rd party vendor systems or self-bill clients. Allocate cash receipts on accounting software Liaise closely with factoring provider, provide information and respond to enquiries Focus on aged debt to hit collection targets Conduct Credit checking of new clients Adapt to the requirements of the a highly performing and quickly moving sales team consistent with a recruitment sales environment Previous experience within the recruitment sector is essential along with working knowledge of 3rd party portals. You will also have strong knowledge of Sage Line 20, Sage 200 and Excel skills to pivot table and v-lookup level. If this role is of interest and you have worked within the recruitment sector previously, please submit your CV for consideration. This role is to start as soon as possible.

Management Accountant (German speaking)

City of London

Management Accountant - German speaking - City of London - £58k + 10% bonus A US listed multinational business in the City with an impressive client base and one of the most reputable brands in their market has a meaty newly created Management Accountant vacancy due to strong double-digit growth. For this role you will need to be a fluent German speaker, owning the local GAAP reporting for the German business as well as supporting the integration of a large newly acquired business in Germany. This EMEA business has c£500M turnover and an impressive double-digit growth for several years, with multiple revenue streams and are the market leader in the UK. The Finance team has a strong track record of employee retention and progression, with several Management Accountants moving into Finance Manager level roles within 2 years. Reporting in the Financial Controller and working in a department of 30 supporting the EMEA region, this role covers full monthly reporting and management accounts, revenue recognition and sales contract review, analysis of various product and services revenue streams and assists with the production of the annual statutory accounts. This role is ideally suited to someone who is a qualified accountant (or German equivalent) who possesses excellent communication, organisational and time management skills. Experience of German GAAP environments is a big bonus! Skills required for this role: Fluent German speaker with strong business language experience Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or German equivalent Knowledge of month end close process either within industry or from an audit/review perspective Knowledge of German GAAP, US GAAP or IFRS Excellent knowledge of Excel as well as strong interpersonal and communication skill Package: Salary up to £58k 10% bonus 5% employer paid pension Private healthcare Flexible working / work from home options

Finance Systems Analyst

City of London

A Finance Systems Analyst is urgently required for a leading technology organisation in central London, working within a Finance Systems team. Experience Required: Experienced Finance Systems Analyst Finance background. Prior knowledge of working with Oracle EBS R12 It is desirable but not essential to have experience with Apex vendor management, MarkView Kofax, OBIEE, Concur expenses, Hyperion Finance Systems support and administration experience. Requirement gathering experience. Systems analysis skills SQL scripting and diagnostic skills. Strong MS Excel skills. Strong stakeholder management, communication, and relationship building skills. Finance Systems Analyst / Oracle EBS / SQL / Excel / Finance / Accountant

Royalties Assistant

City of London

Cedar are currently assisting a Global Music Production company with the recruitment of a Royalties Assistant for an initial 6 month fixed term contract. This role doesn't require someone with any Accounting experience but does require you to have a strong passion for Music and aspirations to build a career within Finance. You will be responsible for collecting, processing and analysing royalty statements, supporting the Royalties team in making payments to our artists, writers, composers and producers and performing ad-hoc support tasks across the Royalties team. Personal Specification: Strong passion/interest in Music Ideally degree educated in Accounting & Finance Looking for your 1st role within a Finance role This role will be made permanent for the right candidate and will offer progression into other areas of Finance further down the line.

Senior Group Reporting Manager

West London

An acquisitive global FMCG brand is looking to further strengthen its reporting function by appointing a new Senior Group Reporting Manager, based in West London. The business is a key player in the international Consumer market with an incredibly exciting portfolio of household products. With expansion into new consumer markets each year, your role will regularly evolve to support this growth and success. Now is an exciting time to join the business during a period of significant new investment into systems and the whole finance function, gaining skills in supporting a global system implementation, and truly adding value from day one. Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting. Responsible for maintaining controls ensuring SOX compliance. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a homogenous accounting policy manual. Partner the FP&A function on key planning deliverables. Skills & Experience Required: ACA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Reporting Manager or Group Consolidation role Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint System and process orientated with experience of process improvements Strong Excel skills