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Interim Corporate Tax Manager

East London

Corporate Tax Manager - Technology - London An instantly recognisable and very fast-paced Technology organisation is seeking to appoint a Corporate Tax Manager in this newly created role. Whilst managing all aspects of local income tax compliance across various global locations - you will also build and manage relationships with the wider finance team. You will be ACA / CTA qualified - with the appetite to take on a hands-on, challenging role that has scope for quick progression. Key responsibilities: Oversee transfer pricing and implement appropriate policies Manage relationships effectively with local finance teams Ensure tax compliance with tax filing Oversee data collection for tax returns Prepare & review monthly / quarterly payments for corporate income tax Support half yearly reporting process Prepare complex general ledger tax reconciliations - considering tax accruals / prepayments / tax assessments / income and withholding tax accounts Key requirements: ACA / CTA qualified Experience dealing with multinational tax issues

Global Category Lead: Edible Oils and Flavours

East London

Cedar are currently partnering with a global food manufacturer to recruit a global category lead for dairy, oils and flavours. Key Responsibilities will include: Establishing, developing and implementing global category strategies for dairy, oil and flavours. Leading regional teams around the globe through a complex matrix structure. Manage C-suite level stakeholders. Taking full ownership of supplier relationship management and technical innovation. Evaluating competitive positioning using industry cost models and bench-marking analysis. Required Expertise Degree educated within a relevant discipline. Experience of working within a multinational corporation. Experience of working with an internationally based peer group and an ability to demonstrate a high level of cultural sensitivity. A minimum of 8 years procurement experience within dairy, oils or a complementary category. Passionate self-starter with the highest integrity and ethics. A strong track record of assessing risk and concisely explaining complex issues to principal business. owners.Global category ownership in your current position or a previous role.

Legal Biller

East London

Cedar are currently assisting a Global Law Firm with the recruitment of a Legal Biller for a 12 month maternity cover role. Key Responsibilities: Main WIP to ensure timely billing Submit WIp reports to partners Produce credit notes and invoices Prepare client invoices Attend meetings with partners to discuss billing Experience required: MUST have previous Legal Billing experience MUST have Aderant experience This role is remote working at the moment but there is also the opportunity to work in their Central London offices if you'd like too.

Head of Finance - Part Time

Welwyn Garden City

Are you looking for a varied Head of Finance role? Does having autonomy and oversight of a full finance function interest you? Do you want to develop your career with the view to progress into a Director of Finance position in the next few years? Looking for a flexible working pattern? If so, this role could be for you! Cedar are currently working with an inspiring organisation in the search for a new and permanent Head of Finance, on a part time basis, based in Hertfordshire. As the Head of Finance, you will use your years of experience to lead a small and dynamic finance team. You will be fully responsible for all aspects of financial management, the treasury function, statutory accounting and overseeing all policies and procedures. Key responsibilities also include: Leading on the budgeting and forecasting process. Submitting annual and monthly returns and deal with all tax and VAT queries. Managing the treasury function and development of the long-term cash flow. Supporting the production of the management accounts. Leading on the preparation of year end accounts and liaise with external auditors. Tracking and reviewing donations and fundraising income. Claiming additional income - specific to COVID-19. Supervising the monthly payroll and pension process. Developing finance processes and ensure systems are performing to the required standard This successful candidate will be: A qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA). A high level finance individual with at least 5 years in a management role. Experienced in the not for profit sector. Experienced leading on the year end process. Experienced leading on the budgeting and forecasting process. Knowledgeable of SORP. Confident in leading and managing people. As a newly created opportunity, there is substantial scope to mould this role around the successful candidate's strongest qualities in order to add significant value to the team. If interested, please do not delay in applying as CV's will be reviewed daily. Please note - this is a part time role.

Corporate Tax Manager - Technology

East London

Corporate Tax Manager - Technology - London - To £85k An instantly recognisable and very fast-paced Technology organisation is seeking to appoint a Corporate Tax Manager in this newly created role. Whilst managing all aspects of local income tax compliance across various global locations - you will also build and manage relationships with the wider finance team. You will be ACA / CTA qualified from the Big 4 - with the appetite to take on a hands-on, challenging role that has scope for quick progression. Key responsibilities: Oversee transfer pricing and implement appropriate policies Manage relationships effectively with local finance teams Ensure tax compliance with tax filing Oversee data collection for tax returns Prepare & review monthly / quarterly payments for corporate income tax Support half yearly reporting process Prepare complex general ledger tax reconciliations - considering tax accruals / prepayments / tax assessments / income and withholding tax accounts Key requirements: ACA / CTA qualified Practice background (ideally Big 4) Experience dealing with multinational tax issues Package: £80-85k 10% bonus Other benefits Corporate Tax Manager - Technology - London - To £85k

Interim Procurement Manager - Estates, FM, CAPEX (Outside IR35)

West London

Public Sector Health client are looking for an MCIPS qualified Procurement Manager to manage the portfolio for Estates, FM, CAPEX and Construction spend across the function. You will cover a range of services within this category and will be well versed in managing multiple OJEU/EU projects simultaneously. You will be a self-starter and have the drive and energy this role requires to devise not only a long term strategy for procurement in these areas, but the ability to manage stakeholder relationships effectively. You will ensure that along with meeting the organisations core objectives, value for money and cost saving initiatives are met in accordance with OJEU and EU regulations. This will be an integral role that will sit within the Estates team therefore you will require the ability to work autonomously and be self-sufficient. Key areas - ·Experience of working on Public Sector procurement projects in accordance with OJEU/EU regs ·Proven procurement experience across a full range of FM & Estates/CAPEX/Construction spend ·Supplier Management and contract negotiation within the Public Sector ·Must be enthusiastic and extremely driven ·Effective stakeholder management ·Ability to communicate at all levels ·MCIPS Qualified PLEASE NOTE this role will require youto work in the office 3 days per week.

Senior Finance Analyst (Commercial, FP&A & M&A)

East London

Senior Finance Analyst (Commercial, FP&A & M&A) London £60k - £65k With major infrastructure programmes at the heart of UK economic growth throughout the next decade, this Engineering business is at the forefront of delivering high-profile projects, including HS2, London Underground and Crossrail. Acquisitive in nature, the business is seeking to appoint a Senior Finance Analyst to drive commercial value, deliver financial planning and executing M&A. Main Responsibilities: Business partner non-finance function heads across Sales, Technology, Commercial Operations and Engineering. Supporting the CFO and Commercial Controller to appraise new investment opportunities. Develop robust financial models to enhance performance reporting. Own the budgeting, forecasting and cash flow modelling. Execute transactions/M&A activity, performing due diligence and post-acquisition commercial valuations. Key Desirables: Qualified Accountant Advanced Excel (modelling capability) Commercial partnering exposure

Interim Finance Officer - Projects

East London

Cedar are currently supporting a prestigious organisation in London in the search of an Interim Finance Officer, specialising in Projects. This is an opportunity to be part of a core team within a busy department, on a 6 month fixed term contract basis. As the Interim Finance Officer - Projects, you will manage the key stages of the project cycle from the point a project is awarded through to the completion and closure of the project. Key responsibilities include: Leading on all financial aspects of the project, ensuring accurate accounting, and reporting throughout the project lifecycle. Creating new projects and maintain budgets. Managing all contractual agreements between the organisation and third parties as well as securing new contracts. Determining the availability of funds to approve the disbursement of project fees. Evaluating projects to ensure that risk is minimal, and the organisation is receiving value for money on investments. We are looking for an individual that can demonstrate extensive expertise in managing projects and budgets. You must have strong financial and administrative skills to ensure efficient records of multiple projects. Interaction with academic personnel and the previous use of Oracle is highly advantageous for this contract. This is an interim role and applications will therefore be reviewed on daily basis. My client is looking to conduct interviews week commencing 9/11. You will need to be immediately available or one a short notice period - one week maximum.

Audit Senior Manager - Financial Services

East London

Senior Audit Manager - Financial Services £80,000 + Bonus + Benefits This impressive top tier practice are looking to recruit a Senior Audit Manager to build upon a period of strong growth and support new audit and advisory clients. The key aspect of the role will be to work closely with Partners running a busy portfolio working with a range of clients within their Financial Services sector. In this position you will have a key management role on Assurance assignments where you will utilise and further develop your knowledge and skills as well as being involved in training, managing and appraising staff. This firm have really been one of the success stories throughout 2020, even through this uncertain market they have had impressive levels of staff retention and new business wins. There is an agile working policy with no mandatory office time and the ability for full remote working and onboarding. I recently spoke with an Audit Senior working here who has told me how supportive and open the Partnership have been with all of the staff. You will be expected to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large corporate entities. Roles and Responsibilities Audit: statutory audit, planning, completion, attend / lead client meetings etc. Being a key point of contact throughout the year Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients as well as prospective clients Accounts preparation Provision of general business advice to clients Managing the overall service delivery to clients Corporate finance projects (Due diligence, AIM/Standard listings, reverse acquisitions etc) Other special projects Client billing and job recoverability Prospective client meetings Assist in supervising/managing the audit staff including having a responsibility for the coaching and development of the team members reporting directly into you taking responsibility for career development of others Business development activities such as building relationships with target clients or involvement in pitch situations Assist where required in the general running of the audit department Reporting directly to the Partners and having several direct team members report to you The Candidate Behavioural Competencies The successful candidate will be able to multitask in terms of handling multiple clients simultaneously Excellent technical and personal skills to service a portfolio of clients efficiently and effectively Excellent communication skills and be confident, articulate and able to communicate at all levels externally and internally Ability to produce high quality business style reports for non-executive committees Presentation skills for tendering for new work A team player with the ability to prioritise work and work to tight deadlines Strong organisational skills Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships Ability to successfully support, nurture and motivate different team members Work Based Competencies Experience of auditing international groups Expert in producing group financial statements and consolidations Strong knowledge of both IFRS and UK GAAP (including FRS101/102) and international standards on auditing Working knowledge of Tax Experience of Caseware or similar accounts production software Experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and onsite reviews Qualified accountant If you want to work in a meritocratic environment, with full Partner support then there is quite simply no better environment currently. If you are currently working from home, there is quite simply no reason not to have an exploratory conversation. Call to discuss further on 0203 837 9003

Not-For-Profit Audit Manager

East London

NFP Manager £75,000 + Bonus + Pension + Car Allowance. I am currently working with a highly regarded London based accountancy practice who specialise in the Not-For-Profit sector. Throughout this testing period this practice has capitalised on their impressive market reputation to secure multiple business wins and as such are looking to strengthen their team with a Not-For-Profit Audit Manager. Over the past six months this practice has been incredible in supporting their clients who are all not for profit organisations and arguably have needed the most assistance. Due to the nature of the work undertaken they have managed to keep over 90% of staff levels over the last 6 months and have not made any redundancies in this close-knit team. To continue providing top tier service to their impressive portfolio of Charities, Trusts, Schools and Academies who work nationally and internationally they require a Not-For-Profit Audit Manager to join the team. Sector experience is vital along with UK experience. When you join this social and dynamic team you will be rewarded with a salary well in excess of market rate in addition to a generous pension, annual bonus, and car allowance in addition to genuine opportunities for progression. There are no mandatory requirements to work in the office and they have the full ability to onboard and work remotely and as such will look at candidates from any part of the country. If you want to work in a progressive and caring organisation then call now to discuss in greater detail on 0203 837 9003 or email a copy of your cv to . Interviews are being hosted via Zoom/ Skype to suit or if preferred a face to face interview can be co-ordinated.

Interim Senior Procurement Manager

East London

Cedar have been engaged to support an NHS Trust based in Central London who are on the look for an Interim Senior Procurement Manager on a 3-6 month interim engagement. This role will require you to be based on-site and is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of £272.50 on offer. Candidates applying for this role must be available immediately or on a 1 week notice. The successful candidate will manage the full end to end tender process for a range of goods/services for the Trust to ensure procurements run are compliant with OJEU/PCR regulations. You will also be required to ensure the effective delivery of the procurements to planned deadlines and ensure they provide value for money which meets customer expectations. Candidates applying MUST HAVE: Ideally be MCIPS qualified or qualified to degree level in i.e. Procurement/Supply Chain Experience of working in a similar role in the NHS or similar Healthcare environment Experience of running end to end OJEU procurements in the Public Sector (ideally the NHS) Experience of running Further Competitions would be advantageous Strong stakeholder and supplier management skills

Head of Finance Business Partnering

East London

Head of Finance Business Partnering - Telco - London - £85,000 + 15% bonus Cedar have been retained to find a Head of Finance Business Partnering for a well-known brand in the Telco sector, who have been heavily investing in their finance function following the appointment of a new Group CFO. The business has been undergoing a finance transformation and a new Senior Leadership Team has been appointed by the new PE owners of this recently acquired business, with this new role being created to build and stabilise the newly restructured commercial finance team. Reporting to the Group FP&A Director you will be managing the Commercial Finance team for the UK business, a team of 3. You will be the lead Finance Business Partner to key members of the C-suite (CTO, CCO, CFO) as well as the UK MD covering the full spectrum of commercial finance including business cases, KPI tracking etc. You will be tasked with improving the use of some great new systems that have been / are being implemented, and also play a fundamental role in choosing and supporting the implementation of a new forecasting tool, such as Anaplan. There is a lot of work to be done, but you will have everything at your disposal to build a real value add commercial finance function with the full support of the CFO and the SLT. Essential experience you will need to be considered for this role: Qualified accountant with 5-10 years PQE Recent management experience of teams of 2+ direct reports in an FP&A or Commercial Finance team. Recent cross-functional business partnering experience up to C-Suite level Experience in large international companies with multiple entities Strong forecasting experience and technical knowledge around balance sheet, P&L and cash Hands-on and willing to be fully immersed in driving process and systems improvements across the UK team and possibly group wide, with some proven experience in this area Package breakdown: Base salary up to £85,000 Bonus up to 15% Pension 5% matched contribution Life Cover Annual Leave 25 days - increases to a maximum of 30 days with length of service * NOTE: we are currently experiencing an incredibly high volume of applications, if you do not fit the essential criteria above then please think before applying, as this will only delay us reviewing the application of someone who is suitable for the role and might mean that they miss out on this fantastic career opportunity.

HR Change Management Consultant

Watford

An Change Management Consultant is urgently required for a leading services organisation, working on a large scale organisational change / hr change programme. Experience Required: Experienced Change Management professional who has a proven track record embedding global HR operating model changes / organisational change. Change management planning, development and execution. Successfully operated within FTSE 250 organisations. Strong stakeholder management, communication, and relationship building skills. Change Management / Consultant / Specialist / HR Change / Organisational Change

Interim Business Processing Manager

City of London

Are you available on the interim market looking for new opportunities in London? Do you have experience managing a shared service within a complex organisation? Are you a strong leader that operates as a 'role model'? Cedar are currently supporting a household name organisation in London in the search of an interim Business Processing Manager. This is an opportunity to represent and deliver to a key change management project, joining the team on a 4 month contract. As the interim Business Processing Manager, you will lead and direct key members of the transactional processing team, overseeing the operations to ensure ongoing continuous improvement. Key responsibilities include: Developing, upskilling, and redesigning finance teams; including accounts payable, accounts receivable and credit control functions. Evaluate, design, execute, measure, monitor and control business processes. Executing new business processes ensuring the outcomes are in harmony with the organisation's strategic goals. Leading on finance systems projects in the design, implementations, enhancements, and continuous improvements to ensure minimal impact to operations. Playing a key part of the senior management team to deliver the finance strategy. We are looking for an individual that can demonstrate extensive expertise in implementing new processes and enhancing performance. You will need to confidently react quickly to rapidly changing market conditions and improve multiple business processes by eliminating defects and enhancing quality, while achieving and maintaining optimal levels of process performance. You must be tenacious, consistent, and exceptionally determined to achieve the cultural shift needed to help all departments embrace change and innovation. The ability to change the hearts and minds of employees affected by the change is key. This is an interim role and applications will therefore be reviewed on daily basis. My client is looking to conduct onsite interviews week commencing 26/11. You will need to be immediately available or one a short notice period - one week maximum.

Corporate Tax Manager - Technology

London

Corporate Tax Manager - Technology - London - To £85k An instantly recognisable and very fast-paced Technology organisation is seeking to appoint a Corporate Tax Manager in this newly created role. Whilst managing all aspects of local income tax compliance across various global locations - you will also build and manage relationships with the wider finance team. You will be ACA / CTA qualified from the Big 4 - with the appetite to take on a hands-on, challenging role that has scope for quick progression. Key responsibilities: Oversee transfer pricing and implement appropriate policies Manage relationships effectively with local finance teams Ensure tax compliance with tax filing Oversee data collection for tax returns Prepare & review monthly / quarterly payments for corporate income tax Support half yearly reporting process Prepare complex general ledger tax reconciliations - considering tax accruals / prepayments / tax assessments / income and withholding tax accounts Key requirements: ACA / CTA qualified Practice background (ideally Big 4) Experience dealing with multinational tax issues Package: £80-85k 10% bonus Other benefits Corporate Tax Manager - Technology - London - To £85k

Xero Payroll Specialist

City of London

My client are a well established Restaurant chain and are currently looking to hire someone who has Xero Payroll experience. This role is a short term contract to assist the Finance Director with transferring data from their existing payroll system to Xero Payroll. To be suitable for this role you MUST be immediately available and have sufficient experience of using Xero Payroll! I am open to speaking with candidates who are looking for part time work as well as full time.

Accounts Payable Manager

City of London

Cedar are currently assisting a Well known Highstreet company with the recruitment of an interim Accounts Payable Manager for a 6 month contract. This role will be directly managing a team of 6 where you will be responsible for the day to day running of the Payables team as they finalise a system migration. To be suitable for this role you MUST be immediately available to start next week. Responsibilities: ·Run an efficient purchase ledger function ensuring invoices are processed and paid on time ·Assist with clearing invoice backlog ·Mange expense system ·Ensure new suppliers are set up correctly

Financial Accountant

London

A Financial Accountant is sought by a boutique Private Equity backed Investment Advisory firm. Boasting a management team that is unrivalled in its sector, the firm supports strategic partnerships with various overseas ventures within the natural resources & related sectors and is keenly looking for others. The Financial Accountant position is the first external hire aimed at supporting their main venture and it is a wonderful opportunity for someone to make a real name for themselves. Reporting to the Corporate Finance Lead, the role will cover: Producing financial statements for a range of investment vehicles (limited partnerships and companies) in several jurisdictions; perform quarterly and / or annual reporting required. Contributing to written commentary on the performance of investments where required Preparing technical IFRS accounting / audit papers to document and explain often complex transactions (e.g. investment acquisitions, disposals and reclassifications). Liaising with external service providers e.g. investment administrators & company auditors. Supporting the investment valuations process for financial and investor reporting purposes. Deal execution support (structuring, financial due diligence and other relevant support). Assisting in preparing investment presentations for investment committee and investors. A range of other tasks to support a dynamic, fast-growing business. The successful candidate for the post of Financial Accountant will be: An ACA from a Big 4 or Top 6 firm; exposure to clients in either private equity and / or natural resources would be a bonus. A highly organised, technically strong individual who enjoys a varied role and working under pressure. Someone who enjoys working with occasional ambiguity and is a demonstrable self-starter. Tenacious, ambitious and comfortable operating at Board / Investor level.

Finance Manager

London

A Finance Manager is sought by a growing national restaurant chain who have pivoted their business model to see them trade profitably through opening selected restaurants as well as supplying an ever increasing takeaway market. They are poised to announce further growth in the coming months. The newly created role of Finance Manager will report to the Finance Director, lead a team of 2 and be responsible for all the day-to-day financial operations of the business. Duties include: Own and review the full month-end close process and all aspects of cashflow management. Provide complete understanding of and commentary on all monthly variances as well as variances to budget; suggest remedial action where necessary. Process improvement including designing and maintaining internal controls. Prepare external financial statements and be the main point of contact for the auditors. Assist the FD on various ad hoc projects - e.g. major refurbishment project, re-forecasts etc The ideal candidate for the position of Finance Manager will be: An ACA (or equivalent) who has trained in a Big 4 / Top 10 firm in practice. Technically aware, used to working under pressure and presenting at Partner / Board level. Confident enough to run the day-to-day finance function for a dynamic, growing business. Someone who enjoys decision-making, working under pressure and early responsibility.

Interim Group Accountant

London

A well known and highly respected hospitality brand is looking for a Group Accountant to join their business during a very busy period, based in London, £350-£400 per day. Key role responsibilities: - Execute consolidation of accounts, make corporate adjustments, eliminate and analyse intercompany transactions. Perform balance sheet reviews to ensure regional and consolidated level financial statements are accurate. - Preparation, compilation and review of diverse financial reports on a routine basis: ensuring compliance with the accounting guidelines and procedures (especially IFRS). - Support in the coordination of the external audit. - Coordination and preparation of the Group's weekly flash reporting and trading updates, using submissions from international markets, stepping in to prepare international market submissions as and when required. - Preparation of the monthly flash P&L reporting including commentary on key variances. - Work with consolidation and reporting system and support continuous monitoring of performance. Help to make improvements of the system, including functional maintenance. Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant (ideally ACA with Audit experience) - Proven track record of financial reporting and group consolidation - In depth IFRS knowledge - Demonstrable experience of improving processes and controls - Advanced Excel - Working knowledge of Netsuite would be highly advantageous - Experience of working in a fast paced and changing working environment is essential - Ability to prioritise and high tight deadlines - Hands-on with a problem solving mentality - Highly analytical and detailed Please note: interviews will take place week commencing 26th October and applicants must be available to start at short notice thereafter.