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Data Administrator

Crawley

Cedar are currently working with a leading healthcare provider who are looking to recruit A Data Assistant on an initial 6 week contract role to start ASAP (Contract will be on a rolling basis after the 6 weeks) Clinical Data Assistant: We are looking for a candidate to undertake upload of documents to our care plan system, administration of emails, and liaising with external Health Care Professionals; Also general administration within the team. Awareness of the health care system would be desirable. Previous administration/data entry experience essential. Proficient in computer use. Able to work under own initiative. Interviews to take place Monday afternoon and Friday via Skype or Zoom

Interim Financial Accounting Manager

London

An instantly recognisable and well respected media organisation is looking for a Financial Accounting Manager for a 12 month contract during a period of change, based in London (initially remote working), £75K-£85K basic salary. The successful candidate will have full ownership and accountability for the statutory and financial reporting within the business including monthly analysis of balance sheet and cash flow. As part of the ongoing Finance Transformation programme, the candidate will be assessing and improving processes / controls across this area of the function to create a 'best in class' finance framework. This is a stand alone role requiring a hands on, proactive and problem solving approach. Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant (ACA with practice training) - Strong statutory/financial reporting experience - Strong technical accounting knowledge - IFRS 102 knowledge would be advantageous - Significant cash flow forecasting experience - Track record of assessing and improving processes/controls - Recent experience of working in SME businesses - Media sector experience would be advantageous - Excellent communication skills - Demonstrable experience of working in a similar hands on, stand alone role - Experience of working in a fast paced working environment - Problem solver mentality - Self starter attitude, driven to add value Note: applicants must be able to interview at short notice and start in the role no later than September 1st.

Controls and Compliance Manager

London

Controls & Compliance Manager - FTSE 250 - Central London - £75-85 + 20% bonus A global FTSE 250 brand has created a high-profile Controls & Compliance Manager role based in their HQ in central London in the EMEA Finance team. This newly created role will report into the Head of Finance for EMEA who reports to the EMEA CFO for the £2.5Bn turnover EMEA region, and will business partner the country FD/FCs with significant opportunities to drive business and process improvements across this multinational organisation. The Finance team is a valued, high calibre unit that plays a pivotal role in guiding regional performance, driving insight and understanding of the business profitability. The team is multi-cultural and gender-balanced, with a nurturing and rewarding culture, very strong retention rates and evident career progression across the board. The role: The Control and Compliance Manager will have responsibility for firstly developing a regional regime to monitor compliance against the Group Financial Controls (GFC) framework and other key frameworks and then work with the countries to improve their scores. The regional team act as the 'second line of defence' after the country finance teams and identifying areas of potential risk and then conducting detailed reviews in these areas will be key to ensure that we fulfil this brief. This role requires a strong element of co-ordination with 30 country Finance teams and other stakeholders such as Group Internal Audit teams. The candidate will need to be highly organised and the ability to prioritise, communicate effectively and work within a large, complex structure is critical to the successful performance of this role. Experience requirements for the Senior FP&A Analyst role: ACA/CA qualified accountant with a top 6 accountancy firm background Experience in financial controls or compliance & risk reporting or internal audit, in a large complex structure Attention to detail as well as the ability to be creative and create unique solutions to ensuring compliance across the EMEA businesses Proven ability to manage multiple senior stakeholders is key, with the gravitas to win the respect and confidence of stakeholders up to C-level Package: £75-85,000 20% bonus 8% pension Family health insurance Flexible working

Group Reporting Manager

London

Group Reporting Manager - Global Software (London + working from home) With two major acquisitions successfully concluded in the past year alone, a pioneer in the Software industry is seeking to appoint a Group Reporting Manager to support the execution of the Group's global expansion plans. The role will be based in central London, with remote working also fully supported. ​ Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the quarter-end and year-end reporting. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a 'financial repository' of information. Partner with international business units to deliver a 'best in class' financial reporting suite. ​ Skills & Experience Required: ACA/CA/CPA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Group Reporting 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 system skills

Interim Tax Assistant

London

A FTSE listed organisation is looking for a Team Tax Assistant to join the business on a short term contract basis, based in London (initially remote working), £300-£350 per day. Key role responsibilities: Preparation of a portfolio of the UK group's corporation tax returns Preparation of UK GAAP current and deferred tax numbers and disclosures for a portfolio of UK companies Assistance with other UK tax areas including residency certificates, withholding tax management, double tax relief claims, tax coding to the general ledger etc. Assistance with other ad-hoc UK corporation tax queries Key candidate requirements: Accountancy or Tax qualification Strong understanding of UK tax compliance Significant corporation tax experience Alphatax experience is essential Excellent communication skills Analytical mind set with strong attention to detail Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise requirements Please note: applicants must be immediately available with the ability to interview and start in a new contract at short notice.

Financial Controller

London

Financial Controller Media company - SME Central London £85,000 + bonus etc Reporting to the CFO of this rapidly growing, highly successful and entrepreneurial International Media company. Own the day-to-day financial control and accounting of this multi-territory business Deliver a finance system upgrade Implement improved financial controls and processes Drive greater understanding and clarity through cash flow management Provide technical accounting support on new territory launches Assist with any future transactions Provide financial insight on in-life customer contracts and in the creation of new contracts You will be a qualified accountant with in-depth technical accounting knowledge, strong financial control skills and an aptitude for extracting maximum efficiencies from financial systems. Demonstrating a natural desire to get stuck in, displaying a front foot, proactive approach to business, you will have the hunger and aptitude to drive tangible improvements through the business, easily engaging will a variety of stakeholders. This is a successful and rapidly growing business. As such, this role will give you a remarkable opportunity to forge a career within an exciting, fun and dynamic environment.

Accounts Receivable Specialist

City of London

Cedar are currently working with an international data and analytics group based in the City of London who currently have an urgent need for an Accounts Receivable Specialist to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a sole role reporting into the Transactional Finance Manager where you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient running of the AR process including the timely and accurate approval of sales orders and generation of sales invoicing for all trading entities covered by the UK based Finance team. Your key responsibilities will include: Approving/rejecting sales orders, including intercompany Processing all full and partial billing in line with agreed schedules Uploading invoices to client invoicing portals as required by the client Providing daily bank reconciliation coding for cash receipts and ensuring that allocations are correctly applied Allocating receipts to invoices and investigating any discrepancies Raising credit notes and all sales invoices for the month Checking and raising all intercompany sales invoices and ensuring corresponding payable is posted Circulating the AR trade receivable balances to other entities to enable intercompany cash settlements Identifying process improvements, documenting current processes and updates Processing new client forms and undertaking credit checks Owning the integrity of the AR ledger and ensuring that customer records are maintained You will be a self-starter with the ability to be flexible in a high growth environment and an excellent team player with great interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines. You must have proven experience in an end to end AR role and a proven ability to deal with complex billing structures. Excellent Excel skills are a must and any previous experience with Netsuite would be an advantage.

Payroll Administrator

City of London

Cedar is really excited to be working with one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies, who are currently looking for a Payroll Administrator. As a Payroll Administrator, you will be the main point of contact for all payroll processes, legislation, and compliance. You will also be responsible for looking after International payroll mailbox and other administrative tasks. Responsibilities: Ensure all data is complete accurately in a timely manner Reconciliations for HMRC Keeping on top of the inboxes Supporting the payroll funding process Looking after third party payments and statutory fillings Requirements: ADP Freedom and ADP Streamline experience is a must SAP experience is a must UK Payroll knowledge Strong IT knowledge3 including Excel Experience within the media industry would be an advantage

Assistant Accountant

West London

An instantly recognisable brand within the entertainment industry currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Assistant Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Finance Manager and working within a team of 9 this role will give you exposure to all aspects of accounting so would be ideal for someone who is currently studying and looking to progress their career. On a day to day basis you will be responsible for: Preparing monthly schedule of Digital International Revenue with commentary on variances. Preparing balance sheet reconciliations and analytical review. Assisting the Finance Manager with the end-to-end intercompany process including; reconciliation and consolidation of affiliate month end balance submissions and corresponding with Affiliates to resolve any issues. Preparation of month end journals for all International related financial transactions. Assisting with the internal and external audit process by tracking the requested deliverables, collating the evidence and ensuring this is provided to the auditors on time. Assisting in the analysis of the Digital Transfer Pricing postings across the group and query any issues with the relevant teams around the world. Assisting Finance Manager with continuing roll-out to affiliates of Financial Reporting Tool. Assisting Finance Manager with requests from Corporate Finance, Tax, Treasury, BA/Legal etc. Other ad-hoc analysis and support. Continually striving for improvements, development of effective controls and processes while supporting implementation of such improvements. You will ideally be a finalist or in the latter stages of your study and have previously worked within a larger business which has given you exposure to intercompany accounting and balance sheet recs. Experience with transfer pricing would be a real advantage. You will need to be a quick learner who is proactive in making changes where necessary to improve productivity and processes. The role will also include a studay package after probation. To apply, please submit your CV asap for consideration.

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

Group Reporting Manager - Technology - The Caribbean

London

Group Reporting Manager - Technology - The Caribbean $100k - $120k USD (Tax Free) + Relocation Package + Paid Accommodation + Car Are you a financial reporting professional seeking a new career in a tropical climate? Look no further….My client is a global Technology group with offices all over The Caribbean. This industry leader is looking to strengthen its group reporting function by appointing a new Group Reporting Manager, enabling the business to rely on expert technical accounting advice. ​ Responsibilities: Be the technical accounting mastermind, ensuring all reporting and accounting obligations are met by the group. Lead the group through IFRS adoptions and robustly implement changes in reporting standards. Deliver the quarter-end and year-end reporting. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a 'financial repository' of information. Partner with international business units to deliver a 'best in class' financial reporting suite. ​ Skills & Experience Required: ACA/CA/CPA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Group Reporting or Group Consolidation role Current experience in financial reporting for organisations with a global footprint A desire to live abroad in a tropical climate

Group Accountant - Technology - The Caribbean

London

Qualified in the last 2 years with the Big4? Want to make your first job outside of practice an international one? Group Accountant - Technology - The Caribbean $85k - $95k USD (Tax Free) + Relocation Package + Paid Accommodation + Car This industry leader is looking to strengthen its group reporting function by appointing a new Group Accountant, enabling the business to rely on expert technical accounting advice. ​ Responsibilities: Own and enhance the group consolidation process Perform the quarter-end and year-end reporting. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Support the building of a 'financial repository' of information. Partner with international business units to deliver a 'best in class' financial reporting suite. ​ Skills & Experience Required: ACA/CA/CPA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Looking for a financial reporting role internationally

Group Reporting Manager

London

Group Reporting Manager - Global Software (London + working from home) With two major acquisitions successfully concluded in the past year alone, a pioneer in the Software industry is seeking to appoint a Group Reporting Manager to support the execution of the Group's global expansion plans. The role will be based in central London, with remote working also fully supported. ​ Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the quarter-end and year-end reporting. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a 'financial repository' of information. Partner with international business units to deliver a 'best in class' financial reporting suite. ​ Skills & Experience Required: ACA/CA/CPA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Group Reporting 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 system skills

Management Accountant

West London

An ambitious Management Accountant is sought by a leading Media business who specialise in the production and broadcast of TV, film and music! Taking ownership for the delivery of the month end reporting and working closely with the FP&A and commercial finance teams - you will have recently qualified (CIMA / ACCA) with experience producing a full set of management accounts. Key responsibilities: ·Deliver the month end process ·Business partner Commercial finance team ·Build key relationships with Payroll system ·Track quarterly bonus schedule ·Track risks & opportunities within P&L lines ·Own P&L distribution process ·Support Head of MA and Finance Director ·Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement solutions ·Drive improved processes and reporting Key requirements: ·Qualified accountant (preference for ACA from practice) ·An ambitious self-starter Package: ·Salary to £55k + bonus ·Private healthcare ·Other benefits unique to the industry

Financial Reporting Analyst

London

An ambitious Financial Analyst is sought by a global heavyweight in the Media & Entertainment sector. You must be ACA qualified (Big 4 trained) - with a passion for all things media, music & entertainment! £50-55k + 10% bonus & lots of enviable benefits unique to the industry. Key responsibilities: Heavy involvement in budgeting & forecasting processes Investigate monthly actuals vs forecast at both Group and divisional level Work closely with Group FP&A team KPI reporting Directly support VP of International Reporting & Analysis Ad hoc analysis work Key requirements: ACA Qualified Big 4 trained Genuine interest in the media sector Package: £50-55k base salary 10% bonus (consistently paid out) Several benefits unique to the industry

Group Reporting Manager

London

Group Reporting Manager - Global Software (London + working from home) With two major acquisitions successfully concluded in the past year alone, a pioneer in the Software industry is seeking to appoint a Group Reporting Manager to support the execution of the Group's global expansion plans. The role will be based in central London, with remote working also fully supported. ​ Responsibilities: Own the group consolidation, consisting of several international entities. Deliver the quarter-end and year-end reporting. Support M&A accounting integration and driving best practice across reporting within new entities. Act as the author for a 'financial repository' of information. Partner with international business units to deliver a 'best in class' financial reporting suite. ​ Skills & Experience Required: ACA/CA/CPA from a Big4 or Top10 practice Recently held a Group Reporting 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 system skills

Interim Group Financial Accountant

London

A fast paced PE backed education organisation is looking for a Group Accountant to join their team during a busy period, based in London, £300-£350 per day. This role will be a mixture of working from home and office based as required. Key role responsibilities: - Preparation of annual Group consolidated accounts in accordance with IFRS, including notes to the accounts and supporting files - Review of supporting schedules / financial reporting packages and liaison with subsidiary Finance teams to resolve any queries and finalise reporting packages - Key point of contact for liaison with external audit team to ensure issues are resolved on a timely basis and year end reporting deadlines are achieved - Support implementation of new financial reporting standards, including IFRS 16 - Ownership of completion of UK subsidiary statutory accounts prepared in accordance with FRS 101 - Preparation of timely results analysis and covenant reporting to stakeholders, including Group board, investors and lenders - Review of monthly P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow Statement for legal entities for Group consolidation Key candidate requirements: - Qualified accountant (ideally ACA with practice experience) - Significant Group consolidation experience - Strong financial reporting/statutory reporting experience - Strong IFRS experience - Advanced Excel - International/global business experience would be advantageous - Strong systems experience - Excellent attention to detail - Excellent communication skills - Comfortable in a fast paced working environment - Comfortable prioritising and hitting tight deadlines -Self-starter attitude, driven to add value

Group Accountant

London

A Group Accountant is sought to fill a newly created role with a leading, expanding FTSE-250 Plc in central London. Operating in the technology and manufacturing sectors, the company are obvious leaders in their field and boast year-on-year revenue growth driven by a resilient, profitable business plan that will see them continue to grow into the future. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the Group Accountant will play a key role in developing the reporting and forecasting capabilities of the group finance department. Specific duties include: Preparation of consolidated Group accounts in accordance with IFRS; preparation of Plc accounts for inclusion in the Group's Annual Report. Production of UK subsidiary accounts under FRS102 and review of overseas subsidiary accounts. Assist in the preparation of Group management accounts and forecasts. Calculate the values of the Group's share based payments arrangements. Play a key role in developing the Group's new forecasting system (go live in c. 6 months). A raft of tasks to include technical reporting, supporting transactions and ad hoc analysis. The ideal candidate for the position of Group Accountant will have the following attributes: Big 4 / Top 10 trained ACA, either still in practice or having already moved into industry; Excellent academics, sound knowledge of IFRS and strong audit skills; Self-motivated nature with a proven ability to work to tight deadlines and in small teams; Interest in developing IT systems and the desire to automate processes; Strong communication and stakeholder management skills. A desire to prove oneself and take advantage of opportunities to progress.

Interim Financial Accountant

London

Our client is a well-known international media group based in Central London. This media group is now looking to recruit a high calibre Intercompany Financial Accountant for a 12month FTC. This role will involve dealing with a multitude of key stakeholders from around the world in different offices and across many departments. The project-based role, to investigate and improve processes & reporting; including, but not limited to: Develop and implement an affiliate intercompany matrix across two ledgers Work with affiliates to confirm and settle historic balances Facilitate the repatriation of funds from affiliates territories in coordination with Treasury dept Withholding Tax reporting - understand and build out the process in coordination with Tax dept Improvements to the balance reconciliation process Work closely with global affiliate finance teams and central departments Other Ad-hoc assignments and projects as required The successful candidate will be a 'hands on' qualified accountant with proven experience of operating in a fast-paced environment. You will be comfortable dealing with the complexity of multiple reports and working to tight deadlines. Prior experience of working within media would be highly desirable.

Interim Financial Accountant

London

Our client is a well-known international digital media group based in Central London. This digital media group is now looking to recruit a high calibre Financial Accountant for a 12month FTC. This role will involve dealing with a multitude of key stakeholders from around the world in different offices and across many departments. The project-based role, to investigate and improve processes & reporting; including, but not limited to: Working with the internal audit team and ensuring compliance with the relevant SOX controls across the whole of the company Calculating and posting monthly journals Preparing accurate and fully supported balance sheet reconciliations (Fixed Assets, Intangibles, Prepayments etc) Investigating variances and correcting errors where necessary, Identifying areas for improvement and streamlining processes Assisting in the preparation of financial reports for the company owners, monthly and quarterly Providing technical IFRS advice/assistance to the finance team where required and to assess and account for any impact following changes to reporting standards for both UK and US GAAP Ad-hoc duties may include improving control processes The successful candidate will be a 'hands on' qualified accountant with proven experience of operating in a fast-paced environment. You will be comfortable dealing with the complexity of multiple reports and working to tight deadlines. Prior experience of working within media would be highly desirable.