Cedar are working on an exciting opportunity for a client based in West London. They are looking for a Credit Controller to join their business on a 6 month FTC basis. Some of the key responsibilities are: ·Working as a key part of a medium team to effectively maximise cash collections from clients via telephone, fax, email and internal /external meetings where needed. ·Minimise over 60 days debt by effectively managing collection activity and account issues in a target and methodical manner ·Maintain an up to date AR by ensuring unallocated cash, bounced cheques, refunds, write off's and general housekeeping activities are completed in a timely fashion ·Ensure our credit control systems remains up to date and accurately reflects activity ·To deal with customer enquiries and liaise with branches and resolve issues in a timely manner concerning all credit service legal items. ·Provide management with information on collection activity when required from the third party legal company. ·Processing all payment types received from customers, and any other Data Entry that is needed, concerning legal accounts. ·Dealing with all Insolvency, Administration and Receivership cases This is an excellent opportunity for a target driven Credit Controller and in order to do so you need to have the following skills: ·Must be able to maintain good customer relations at all times ·Proven commercial credit control skills ·Experience of dealing with Litigation of accounts ·Strong computer literacy skills ·GSCE Maths and English or equivalent ·ICM qualified or studying ICM (desirable) If you are looking for a new challenge and are wanting to be part of a fun, fast paced environment then this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic company who will offer career progression in the foreseeable future. If this sounds like a role that matches your profile, please apply now.
West London, London
Cedar is currently recruiting for an experienced Accounts Payable/Receivable analyst for a company based in West London. The company is currently going through a system implementation and requires someone who is immediately available for a 6 week temporary position to assist the team while they finalise the implementation. As it's a role to start immediatley they will look at manager/supervisor level candidates who are happy to do the role for 6 weeks. Some of the duties for the role are: ·Apply & maintain customer discounts: ensure that the sales reps have calculated the effect on customer/company profitability and various factors including risk of double discounts. ·Calculation of backdated credit notes due to customers ·Management of reciprocal cloaking (porterage) deals for different entities. ·Day to day running of the Sales Ledger including raising customer invoices and issue of weekly/monthly sales reports to senior managers ·Company & online shop bank reconciliation ensuring all monies taken are received ·Tenanted rent changes: the rent amount is submitted as an annual value which then has to be recalculated and set up in accordance with agreed terms ·Customer loans maintenance including recharges and calculation/application of barrelage values used to reduce the loan on a monthly basis. ·Preparation, reconciliation and analysis of various balance sheet accounts, journals & accruals including recharges of gifts and samples and staff accounts Key Skill: * Excellent attention to detail and able to prioritise processes * Able to work under pressure to strict deadlines * Able to work on own initiative and take direction from manager when required * AAT Part -Qualified or QBE * Good Excel skills including pivot tables This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company with a global presence, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.
City of London, London
Cedar are supporting a FTSE 100 business based in the City, that is seeking to recruit a Financial Accounts and Control Manager for their UK businesses. This is a newly create hybrid role, which partners the business interacting daily with senior non-finance stakeholders and commercial teams. The business is a leading global player in the FMCG space, with an enviable brand that stretches across all continents. The development opportunities are second to none, and this is a business where someone can build a real career and accelerate their development in a nurturing environment. The role will manage internal control, driving best practice for the UK businesses, monitoring business activities for continues improvement. An example would be signing-off sponsorship deals for commercial teams, ensuring the business best practice is followed. You will also own the statutory accounts for 4 entities at the year-end. This opportunity offers a fantastic platform for a technically strong accountant in practice to leverage their experience, moving into a high-profile business facing position with exposure across the whole business, accelerating their career in a broad role which will open doors in different areas of the business. Key skills needed for this role: Recently qualified ACA (circa 1-2 years PQE) Exposure to large businesses ideally FTSE listed companies Gravitas to influence senior stakeholders Strong commercial understanding and knowledge of business drivers Comfortable working in a global, multinational environment Corporate benefits: Strong financial package on offer with bonuses regularly paying in full at 20%. Other benefits including free products, corporate discounts with top brands and private healthcare.
Our client is an internationally recognisable brand in the heart of Oxford with a global presence. This is a dynamic and evolving business with great future opportunities for progression, and a good work-life balance. This newly created Hybrid role will head up the central Management Reporting team (4 direct report), as well as owning the financial accountants and controls for a division. You will also be the Business Partner to an MD of another smaller business. Reporting to the FC, you will be part of a large sociable team, headed up by an impressive Finance Director with a track record of leadership positions in leading FTSE 100 businesses. There are numerous events and sports teams to get involved with, and access to leading institutions in Oxford. This all-encompassing role, is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain a broad skill set to set them up for a bigger FC role, or for someone who is not sure which area of Finance they want to specialise in and want to keep all their options open. Key stakeholders to this role include: FD, FC, Head of FP&A, MDs, and heads of overseas Finance teams. Skills you will need for this role: Top 10 trained Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) A creative problem-solver, with initiative to implement new ideas and drive process improvements Strong leadership qualities - to be able to manage 4 Management Accountants Confident and credible communicator, able to influence stakeholders Good knowledge of Financial and Management Reporting Strong Excel skills
West London, London
A Corporate Development Director - Europe is required for a well-known international multi-site consumer brand based in West London. Reporting directly to the International VP Corporate Development, you will play a key role in driving and implementing the Group's European strategic direction. With fantastic exposure across the business, this will be a highly visible role, with extensive exposure to senior management and stakeholders. Key responsibilities will include: Acting as a strong business partner to the Business Development team supporting commercial and operational decision-making across the organisation Conducting commercial due diligence to support transaction decisions Evaluating all potential acquisition targets, providing challenge through value add analysis and the delivery of feasibility studies and reports Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities The successful candidate will be an experienced Corporate Development specialist, with proven business partnering experience, exceptionally strong commercial expertise and strong working knowledge of transaction processes in the Leisure & Hospitality sectors. You will have a strong understanding of the transaction process, ideally across international territories. You will have a track record of designing and implementing new operating models, and delivering a feasibility reports and associated proposed strategies. A confident and pro-active self-starter, you will be comfortable contributing to high-level strategic decision making whilst being able to 'roll up your sleeves' and get into the detail. You will have a track record of developing and building strong relationships. With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the credibility and gravitas to work effectively with both finance and non-finance teams. You will thrive in a change-oriented and fast-paced environment.