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Accounts payable Assistant

London

Cedar Recruitment are currently looking for a Purchase Ledger Clerk to join a fast growing marketing firm in the heart of London on a temporary basis. This role will be to start ASAP for three months initially but may be extended. The role will be paying an hourly rate of £12.00-£14.50 per hour PAYE including holiday pay. Duties include: Processing a high volume of invoices Matching, batching and coding invoices Assisting with payment runs Processing expenses Dealing with petty cash Dealing with supplier queries Bank reconciliations Profile: Have approximately 1 year experience within a finance role Experience using Sage 200 would be desirable but not essential Good excel skills (including V look ups and pivot tables) If this role sounds of interest please apply online ASAP, only successful candidates will be shortlisted.

Group Reporting Manager

City of London

A giant in the Consumer industry have experienced a period of natural growth and are looking to appoint a Group Reporting Manager to sit in their Corporate Finance team reporting into a high calibre Group Financial Controller. Responsibilities Include: Taking ownership of the financial results for the group's accounts, ensuring all entities are submitted, consolidated and reconciled Responsible for the Annual Report and Half year process Ownership of the budgeting & forecasting process for Group Finance, including analysis and commentary Preparation of the Group's subsidiary statutory accounts Update and streamline the financial reporting system Be the point of contact for finance queries across the business Manage and develop a team of 6 direct reports What are we looking for? Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with at least 4-years PQE A background in FMCG or Retail Good knowledge of IFRS Experience managing and developing a team A background in audit is highly preferable, but not essential Benefits Competitive salary including a bonus of 20% Private healthcare Company discount on their products Flexible working

Programme Manager

London

Programme Manager - Cultural Change - Diversity & Inclusion - London An NHS trust I'm currently partnered with is currently looking to recruit for a Programme Manager with a strong background implementing Cultural Change within public sector organisations. The Programme Manager is required immediately and will be supporting the Culture and Diversity & Inclusion implementation and action plans. Therefore, individuals who have experience applying programme / project management disciplines to the implementation of culture change / organisational development projects would be highly desirable.

Financial Controller, MD reporting line

Cheshunt

Financial Controller, MD reporting line Manufacturing Sector C£85,000 + bonus etc Cheshunt, Hertfordshire This market leading manufacturing business has an impressive reputation for developing innovative products that set new standards within its global sector. Backed by a multimillion $ business, this organisation is growing both acquisitively and organically, expanding internationally and successfully acquiring market share. Having experienced substantial growth, the business is now seeking a Financial Controller. Owning end-to-end finance and partnering the MD, the role includes: Ownership for finance across a number of UK and international manufacturing sites, providing an insightful business partnering relationship to local and group senior management team Ensure compliance with parent company financial controls, policies, procedures and internal control standards Prepare and present 3 year business plan, annual budgets and forecasts for the manufacturing business in addition to providing financial support to bids for future projects Own capex including investment analysis, capex controlling and reporting Preparation of financial statements, reports and analysis for local management and parent company Lead and develop a small finance team Deliver monthly management reporting including costs vs. budgets/forecasts, recoveries and variance analysis Ensure best practice working capital management including stock control/taking, obsolete stocks, scrap process and maximising supplier terms Drive automation of manual processes, assist in the further development of SAP and defining finance related processes You will have: A proven track record of creating a 'right first time' end-to-end financial reporting environment, ideally within both a SME and larger company structure Background of providing demonstrable value add financial support across a multi-site international environment Measurable examples of coaching financial teams to improved performance A well-rounded, emotionally intelligent personality, possessing strong financial acumen, comfortable with the complexities of a multi-national, matrix led structure Experience within a hands-on, 'roll your sleeves up' accounting environment and role Highly systems literate, ideally experienced with SAP An ability to easily alternate between adding insightful analysis and decision support when partnering operational leaders, with the hands-on involvement of delivering the routine reporting of the numbers Additional language skills would be a plus This is a key finance role, supporting the MD of a rapidly growing business that is well backed by a sizeable and successful parent organisation.

Finance Business Partner

London

Senior Finance Business Partner - Tech - Central London - 80-90k + Shares This is a true Commercial Finance role based at the Global HQ of a high-growth Tech company currently going through international expansion. You will be part of the thinking process of making efficiencies in the operation for this second largest division of the business, partnering a high-flying Global VP (ex Google) with real influence to senior decision makers in the business. This role is key in driving profit growth for the "Fee for Service" business model through forecasting and being a key contributor in designing P&Ls for new business cases. As the trusted advisor to the Global VP you will clarify understanding of the delivery model across the Globe, identifying opportunities to improve their impact and analyse their return on investment (ROI). You will have a focusing on partnering with Global Ops Team as well as the Operation Services team to support Gross Margin evolution and targets on a daily basis, whilst managing 1 direct report. Responsibilities: Be a trusted advisor and provide meaningful Business insight to the Global VP Operations Leader for the second largest division through KPIs and performance reporting Build partnership with the senior leadership team and maintain strong relationship across the organisation at all different levels Provide effective feedback to initiate change to ensure key operational targets are met Be able to advise on specific Deals Forecast and Margins outlook Preparation and management of Division Operations team budgets and resource requirements Develop and streamline financial processes for the Delivery and Operational teams Implement and manage along with different teams a robust Staffing and Cost tracking model Identify areas for improved reporting and management and implement business solutions Direct line management of a financial analyst Experience & background required: Qualified Finance professional with several years PQE Strong academics and progression, having been promoted in previous companies, from a blue chip or Tech start-up background Current commercial finance experience being the business partner to a Senior non-finance stakeholder Benefits & Package: £80-90,000 Generous LTIP Share plan A buzzing, collaborative Tech start-up environment with offices worthy of a silicon valley FANG company Free healthy breakfast & snacks, all the mod cons like table tennis, video games etc. with regular social gatherings and a group yoga and football sessions BUPA health and life insurance

Financial Accounting Manager - Media

London

Finance Manager - Media - ACA - £65k - London An ambitious Finance Manager is sought by an instantly recognisable Media organisation based in central London. The successful candidate will drive the evolution of their reporting and accounting processes, through the building of strong relationships within finance including regular exposure to the CFO. To be considered; you must be ACA qualified - ideally seeking your second role out of practice. Key responsibilities: Refine monthly reporting and consolidation processes Support the Financial Controller in devising and delivering accounting policies to key areas within the business Perform monthly / quarterly reconciliation process Document processes / controls / policies and procedures Ongoing review of controls and processes Prepare accounting papers Monthly reporting / analysis of balance sheet, cash flow and group P&L Build strong relationships with the wider finance team including CFO Key requirements: ACA qualified Practice background (ideally Big 4) Progressive in nature

Financial Accounting Manager - Media

London

Finance Manager - Media - ACA - £65k - London An ambitious Finance Manager is sought by an instantly recognisable Media organisation based in central London. The successful candidate will drive the evolution of their reporting and accounting processes, through the building of strong relationships within finance including regular exposure to the CFO. To be considered; you must be ACA qualified - ideally seeking your second role out of practice. Key responsibilities: Refine monthly reporting and consolidation processes Support the Financial Controller in devising and delivering accounting policies to key areas within the business Perform monthly / quarterly reconciliation process Document processes / controls / policies and procedures Ongoing review of controls and processes Prepare accounting papers Monthly reporting / analysis of balance sheet, cash flow and group P&L Build strong relationships with the wider finance team including CFO Key requirements: ACA qualified Practice background (ideally Big 4) Progressive in nature

ServiceNow Consultant

North London

ServiceNow Consultant - Greater London A client of mine is currently looking for an experienced Service Now Consultant, with proven familiarity of working on successful deployments of ServiceNow in a dynamic global project environment. This role is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to work within a large, complex Transformation Programme, leading the delivery of one of the key technology solutions. The Service Now Consultant will be responsible for working with a number key stakeholders and third parties to successfully deliver the changes to Service Now Platform. In addition to managing and executing the project level plans to achieve the overarching Programme delivery. The Incumbent will play a key role in understanding the status, risks and issues at the project level and then reporting this into the overall Programme. Responsibilities Define the detailed scope of work, objectives and success criteria for the project in collaboration with Technology work stream Lead, Business Lead and key business stakeholders. To collaborate with the Business Lead, Technology work stream Lead and 3rd party implementation team to deliver the defined scope. Running the meetings to discuss design topics, review and update project plans and change requests, presenting them to senior management during project lifetime To closely monitor the project, to ensure it remains on track, meet deadlines, stay under budget, and develop according to the plan, highlighting issues and managing solutions supported by RAID logs. To use proven experience & knowledge of Service Now deployments to constructively challenge and guide aspects like Customer Experience, Service Now Form Design and case routing. Essential Experience Proven experience (5 years+) project managing SaaS and PaaS solutions, with specific knowledge in architecting solutions for ServiceNow Significant experience in the delivery of design documentation addressing business requirements and translating those requirements to application development teams Knowledge of ServiceNow/ITIL modules, particularly HR case management and the use of that technology in a similar large corporate organisation Experience in designing and implementing complex, multi-tier, multi-tenant, end-to-end solutions in a high availability environment. Proven success on projects with large-scale deployments; understanding of application life-cycle management. Ability to work globally, with management of remote and distributed project teams Requisite Competences Ability to interpret business requirements and work as a conduit with Service Now external suppliers Ability to build key relationships inside / outside the project to achieve success Strong communication skills and attention to detail A pragmatic approach in a dynamic environment Team motivator Demonstrating proficiency in Microsoft Office

Finance Manager - Media

London

An ambitious Finance Manager is sought by an instantly recognisable Media organisation based in central London. The successful candidate will drive the evolution of their reporting and accounting processes, through the building of strong relationships within finance including regular exposure to the CFO. To be considered; you must be ACA qualified - ideally seeking your second role out of practice. Key responsibilities: Refine monthly reporting and consolidation processes Support the Financial Controller in devising and delivering accounting policies to key areas within the business Perform monthly / quarterly reconciliation process Document processes / controls / policies and procedures Ongoing review of controls and processes Prepare accounting papers Monthly reporting / analysis of balance sheet, cash flow and group P&L Build strong relationships with the wider finance team including CFO Key requirements: ACA qualified Practice background (ideally Big 4) Ambition to push on! To £70k + package. Finance Manager - Media - ACA - £65-70k - London

HR Advisor

Woking

Our forward thinking entrepreneurial media/tech company are looking for a solutions focused, proactive HR Advisor who is used to working in 360 role in a HR generalist capacity. You will be used to dealing with all aspects of the HR lifecycle with a focus on HR on-boarding, payroll & benefits, recruitment, HR Systems administration and health and safety to name a few. You will be the go-to person for all HR matters and act as an advisor to the leadership team within the organisation. Please note that this role will require 5 days a week in the office in the initial stages of the role and then flex working thereafter. Key Skills A broad/generalist knowledge of all HR specialisms Previous proven experience as a HR Co-ordinator/HR Advisor role Experience in dealing with HR contracts and administration Experience of office management Experience of running and managing payrolls CIPD qualified or working towards Ability to build effective relationships with all site-based employees at all levels Ability to manage multiple changing priorities Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate complex and technical information with clarity. Ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences including peers and superiors Strong ability to work flexibly, managing changing and competing priorities Highly adept in using MS Office programs, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Must be able to produce mail merge documents

Head of Tax - PE backed Technology company

London

Head of Tax PE backed Technology company Central London £85,000 This leading, market disruptor is proving to be immensely popular across the investor community with substantial growth forecast for 2021 and beyond. The time to join is now, with customers who include well-known brands and exciting products being rolled out to re-enforce a market leading position. As part of the ongoing organic and acquisitive growth of the business it is now seeking a talented Tax specialist to lead on all Tax matters locally and overseas. Reporting to the Group FC, this tactical and strategic role includes: Own the tax provisions and tax returns across the organisation Play a key role is ongoing tax planning including transfer pricing Work closely with external tax advisors Income tax audits Advise on the setting up of new territories Ensuring tax compliance across all territories Ad hoc tax related projects including analysis of any pending legislation As an experienced tax specialist, you will have provided cross-functional support across an entrepreneurial and fast paced organisation. With a hands-on approach and an appetite to just get stuck in, you will have experience of advising across multiple territories and have played a key role in the ongoing improvement of an international tax environment. First class communication skills are key to this high profile role as is the ability to speak your mind, apply your experience with confidence and build relationships across a varied map of territories.

Head of Accounting

London

A Head of Accounting is sought by a global publishing & media business who are leaders in the fields in which they operate. They are expanding, acquisitional and proud of their ethics, having made several titles available for free to support remote learning in the current climate. The post of Head of Accounting has been created via a restructure and will report into (and deputise for) the Regional Controller. Specific responsibilities include: Overseeing the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting processes, including managing the Balance Sheet. Owning the review process with business budget holders and key Finance staff. Leading a team of 4; ensuring staff are suitably trained & knowledgeable and able to support the needs of a global business. Maintaining a robust financial control environment; improving / restating controls as necessary. Supervising reports by reviewing consolidations, monthly reporting and balance sheet reconciliations; work closely with the team to nurture inter-company relationships and communication. Assisting with the assessment and financial due diligence of business acquisitions. The ideal candidate for the post of Head of Accounting will be: A qualified accountant with several years PQE A strong people manager with a strong track record of motivating, managing & developing teams. An excellent communicator with the gravitas to manage both up and down. Able to express complex / technical concepts to people from all backgrounds and levels. Calm & organised; someone who thrives in a fast-paced world where priorities change. Keen to progress both within the role and beyond it.

Finance Process Lead

London

A Finance Process Lead is urgently required for a leading global organisation in London, working on a large-scale finance transformation programme. Experience Required: Experienced Finance Process Lead / Finance Process Specialist / Business Process Specialist / Process Owner, who has a successful track record working on Finance Transformation programmes Strong track record revamping, redesigning, and embedding "to be" R2R and AP processes. Project Management expertise. Being a qualified accountant is desirable but not essential. Previous experience of ERP systems - ideally Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central / Navision. Strong stakeholder management, communication, and relationship building skills. Finance Process / Business Process / Process Owner / R2R / AP / Processes / Accountant / Finance Transformation / Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central / Navision

Systems Accountant

London

A Systems Accountant is urgently required for a leading organisation in London, supporting the Finance community post ERP implementation. Experience Required: Experienced Finance Systems Analyst / Systems Accountant Proven track record supporting, administering, enhancing Finance Systems. Finance background, ideally a qualified accountant. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and/or Navision system experience Strong stakeholder management, communication, and relationship building skills. Finance Systems Analyst / Systems Accountant / Finance / Accountant / Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central / Navision

Finance Transformation Project Manager

London

A Finance Transformation Project Manager is urgently required for a leading organisation in London, working on a large scale finance transformation & ERP programme. Experience Required: Proven track record delivering Finance Transformation Projects Proven track record delivering Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and/or Navision system projects. Project Manager skills A Finance professional - ideally a qualified accountant (not essential) In depth knowledge of P2P, PtP, Fixed Assets is beneficial Strong stakeholder management, communication, and relationship building skills. Finance Transformation / ERP / Project Manager / Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central / Navision / P2P, PtP, Fixed Assets

Finance Transformation Project Manager

London

A Finance Transformation Project Manager is urgently required for a leading organisation in London, working on a large scale finance transformation & ERP programme. Experience Required: Proven track record delivering Finance Transformation Projects Proven track record delivering Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and/or Navision system projects. Project Manager skills A Finance professional - ideally a qualified accountant (not essential) In depth knowledge of P2P, PtP, Fixed Assets is beneficial Strong stakeholder management, communication, and relationship building skills. Finance Transformation / ERP / Project Manager / Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central / Navision / P2P, PtP, Fixed Assets

Finance Manager

City of London

Finance Manager, EMEA - Business Advisory Firm - City of London - 70 - 75k + 20% bonus A hugely reputable global firm in the City of London providing Corporate Finance & Economic consulting to clients across the globe. As Finance Manager you will be the lead Finance Business Partner to the revenue generating senior stakeholders of one of the fastest growing business segments, and report directly into the CFO with a dotted line to the MD. The EMEA business of this division has grown from 180 to 270 people in the last year, and operates across 9 countries will plans to expand further. This is essentially a Head of Finance role owning all the internal management reporting and financial accounting matters, playing a vital role to the profit-making division. You will direct the team covering the billing and collection process, and giving commercial insight and financial analysis used to explain the business performance to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). This role requires someone with strong stakeholder management and a broad finance background with good technical knowledge, who is able to make decisions independently while working autonomously, on top of supervising and developing two finance analysts in the team. Essential skills requirement: Fully qualified accountant with PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Experience in either professional services, or an EMEA function of a multinational business Strong technical background with knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS Experience business partnering with the gravitas to influence senior stakeholders Finance Manager package and benefits: 20% performance bonus Health and Dental plan 25 days holiday + holiday buy back scheme 5% pension Concrete opportunities for career progression and development International business with the opportunity for occasional travel, including to the USA for training and work events *A full detailed job description will be provided on successful application for this role.

Group Finance Director - Sustainable Technology - Manchester

Manchester

Group Finance Director - Sustainable Technology - Manchester £100k - £130k + Package On behalf of a sustainable Technology client with fundamentally 'green credentials', Cedar has been retained to identify a Group Finance Director to drive organic and acquisitive growth. The post is based primarily in central Manchester, with flexible home working arrangements. Key responsibilities include: Strategic Plan - Devise a holistic growth strategy and execute the plan Driving Performance - Identify business opportunities through analytical review and enhancing performance data Investment - Build investment cases for SLT consideration, developing scenario models to highlight growth opportunities M&A - Orchestrate all company acquisitions and perform due diligence Reporting - Develop an accurate and reliable financial and management reporting suite Process and Controls - Enable the finance function to run efficiently and fluidly Business Partnering - Own all non-finance engagements with P&L owners, consistently delivering financial literacy Management - Build a team of quality finance professionals Desirable skills/qualifications: Qualified Accountant Immaculate academic profile Posses emotional intelligence in abundance Commercially minded and able to strategically steer the business A track record of leading finance in an FD or CFO capacity

Faculty Finance Officer (Divisional Finance Director)

London

Imperial College - Business School Faculty Finance Officer (Divisional Finance Director) Imperial College London attracts over 19,000 new students each year, retains the services of 8,000 staff of the highest calibre and is consistently rated amongst the world's best universities. As part of Imperial College, the Business School drives excellence through the fusion of business, technology and an entrepreneurial mindset. Our world leading research informs postgraduate and Executive Education programmes and is sought by governments, policymakers and global business leaders alike. The Business School is seeking an experienced finance professional to lead Finance across the Business School and play a key role in driving their ambitious strategic plan. The Business School offers a dynamic, supportive and diverse working environment, with a "can do" attitude expected from all staff. The right individual, in possession of the appropriate blend of financial expertise and leadership ability to influence and inspire colleagues, will enjoy an exceptionally interesting opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the future direction of the Business School at a time of change in the higher education landscape. Selected responsibilities include: Lead the provision of financial information, analysis and advice to support the operational management of the Faculty and its departments. Instil a culture of sound financial management across the Faculty by ensuring that the College's financial controls are understood and followed. Quantify the financial impact on different potential courses of action (e.g. investment appraisals) and advise on options or actions to improve the outcome. Identify potential issues associated with unusual or complex transactions; review and approve the appropriate treatment. Work closely with the Dean to develop & implement a prioritised financial plan for the Faculty. Develop and make use of a wide network of key relationships from both inside and outside the organisation to influence others; negotiate effectively at all levels. Provide leadership, coaching and development to team members, inspiring excellent performance that fully reflects the behaviours required by Imperial Expectations. The successful candidate is likely to possess: A full accountancy qualification along with significant PQE. Proven experience in developing, analysing, interpreting & reporting financial information. A track record of managing teams to produce results in a constantly evolving environment. The intellectual horsepower, confidence and strong influencing skills to work effectively with pro-active, motivated individuals. An ability to find common ground when faced with competing demands for time & resources. The desire to take advantage of the opportunities to develop within and beyond this role. For the full Job Description and additional information, please click on the following link: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/FOG00406/faculty-finance-officer Interested candidates should forward their CVs to Andy Myerson at Cedar Recruitment Ltd () or call him on 020 3837 9009 for more information. All speculative applications will be forwarded to Cedar. Closing date for applications: Wednesday 30th September 2020.

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. 5+ years experience 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