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Interim Commercial Manager - FM & Corporate Services

England

Cedar are supporting a Public Sector client for a, home based, Interim Commercial Manager position which will support the Facilities Management (FM) and Corporate Services category. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a day rate of £300 - 400 on offer and will run until March 2021 with the potential to extend. Candidates applying must be available immediately or on a 1 week notice. The successful candidate will be required to run end to end OJEU/PCR compliant procurements along with Further Competitions via Frameworks through Public Sector Buying Organisations to deliver value for money which cover areas such as: Corporate Services: Vehicle Hire, Travel, Venues, Stationary, Mobile Phones, Couriers, Print etc FM/Property: internal operations for a leased premises such as; waste disposal, office equipment, MFD's etc. Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers: Strong experience in Procurement, Category or Commercial Management roles in the UK Public Sector (ideally Central Government) Strong background in categories covering Facilities Management (FM) and Corporate Services Experience running end to end OJEU/PCR complaint procurements and running competitions through Frameworks with the likes of Fusion21, ESPO, NEPO, NHS SBS, YPO etc. Proven track record of delivering savings and managing key suppliers and stakeholders

Audit Senior

Kent

Audit Senior - Kent £43,000 + Bonus + Benefits Are you a newly qualified auditor looking for the next step in your career? Do you want to work on engaging clients from large financial institutions to celebrities from the sports and entertainment sector? Do you want to work in a role that offers unrivalled progression opportunities? Would you like to work on corporate finance assignments in a varied role? My clients are a fantastic Kent based practice who certainly punch above their weight in terms of client size and work and are looking for an Audit Senior to join their social team. This practice operated seamlessly throughout COVID and are set up for entire remote working or office-based work with full social distancing measures in place. Throughout the lockdown period and beyond I know a lot of similar size practices slashed their staff numbers, but this practice looked after their staff and did not make a single COVID linked redundancy. They have always prided themselves on their client service and this has enabled a stream of new business wins over recent months leading to the need for supplementary staff. The successful Audit Senior will join a social and outgoing team and will be provided with all the platform to progress to Audit Manager level and above. Promotion is based on meritocracy and there is no set cycles when promotions will happen. During lockdown this progressive practice actually made a raft of promotions and there are more to come in January. If you want to work as an Audit Senior where your work will be recognised, appreciated and rewarded then call on 0203 837 9003 or email a copy of your cv to .

Audit Manager

Bristol

Audit Manager £55,000 + Bonus + Benefits This impressive top tier practice are looking to recruit a 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 across a broad range of sectors. 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

Interim Sourcing Manager

England

Cedar have been engaged to support an NHS client with a 3-month, home based, Interim Procurement Manager requirement. This role is OUTSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of £350 on offer. Candidates must be available immediately or on a 1-week notice. The successful candidate will be required to support a range of end to end procurement activities, including Further/Mini Competitions and Direct Awards, in line with OJEU/PCR2015 legislations. You will be required to manage key stakeholders in the organisation and the wider Public Sector, along with suppliers being engaged, to ensure sourcing and category activity are captured and responded to effectively to meet current and growing demands. Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers: Experience running end to end Procurements including Further/Mini Competitions and Direct Awards in the Public Sector (ideally in the NHS) Experience in the NHS Supply Chain would be advantageous Experience procuring Pathology products/services would be advantageous

Procurement Analyst

England

Cedar are supporting a North West based Private Sector organisation who are on the look for a Procurement Analyst on a permanent role with a salary between £20,000 - 25,000 on offer. Please note this role will be home based until March 2021 and will then be a mixture of home/office based in line with government guidance. Interviews for this role will take place w/c 14th December 2020. The successful candidate will work with the Framework and Project Managers to provide support on various procurement projects covering tasks such as; gathering and analysing data to produce information reports, become a super user for various systems used and develop/manage customer driven relationships to help the business ensure compliance and financial/performance management. Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers: Energetic, motivated and enthusiastic to build a career in Procurement Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Access Experience in a data entry or similar project management role would be advantageous Relevant technical qualification or a relevant business-based qualification or working towards one (such as a degree or NVQ in business) is ideal Please note you do not need experience in Procurement to apply for this role

Associate Procurement Manager

England

Cedar are supporting a North West based Private Sector organisation who are on the look for 2 x Associate Procurement Managers on a permanent role with a salary between £26,000 - 36,000 on offer. Please note this role will be home based until March 2021 and will then be a mixture of home/office based in line with government guidance. Interviews for this role will take place w/c 7th December 2020. Successful candidates will work with the Framework and Project Managers to undertake a range of procurement and project management duties for projects engaged on behalf of Public Sector clients. The Associate Procurement Manager will be responsible for; managing day to day project activities, drafting key project and tender documentation such as contracts and project reports and will be required to track project information including contract values and invoicing and monitoring KPI performance. Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers: Understanding of Project Management or the Procurement of facilities management, construction, engineering, gas or property sector would be advantageous Experience of working with or for clients in the Public Sector would be advantageous Strong stakeholder and supplier management skills Project Management qualification would be ideal i.e. PRINCE2 Applicants must be willing to undertake and complete CIPS qualifications levels 4, 5 and 6 if successfully appointed into the role.

Procurement Manager

England

Cedar are supporting a North West based Private Sector organisation who are on the look for 2 x Procurement Managers on a permanent role with a salary between £36,000 - 41,000 on offer. Please note this role will be home based until March 2021 and will then be a mixture of home/office based in line with government guidance. Interviews for this role will take place w/c 7th December 2020. Successful candidates will project manage Call Off Contracts and Direct Awards being run on behalf of Public Sector clients through various OJEU Frameworks to engage with compliant Suppliers. The Procurement Manager will be responsible for managing agreements from inception to completion in accordance with agreed performance and targets. You will be required to add value to clients engaged by supporting mini-competitions, tender reports, efficiency savings, benchmarking & KPI data, contract support, proactive management of frameworks & supply chain and Social Value which overall contribute to maximising satisfaction monitored via KPIs. Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers: Construction Management, Procurement, Asset Management, Facilities Management, Engineering, Building or Quantity Surveyor background and degree/qualification in this area would be advantageous Experience in managing projects/procurements in the Public Sector and as a result have experience and understanding of OJEU and PCR2015 Experience of running Tenders, Direct Awards, Mini/Further Competitions and Best & Final Offers (BAFOs) would be advantageous Contract and Financial Management of Framework projects to ensure the delivery of savings and projects delivered on time

Head of Commercial Finance

Bristol

Divisional Head of Commercial Finance Bristol £120,000 + 25% bonus etc This PE backed and sizeable Engineering business has experienced sustained growth over the past 5 years, through both organic and acquisitive development. It now has created the new role of Head of Commercial Finance to provide insightful decision support to help drive continued busines growth. The role includes: Finance partner to the divisional MD as a key advisor on major business unit growth plan, playing a key role in driving performance against strategic and tactical initiatives. Drive financial management and insight enabling sound decision making and steering business success, through commercial support & financial analysis of performance Provide insight, analysis and recommendations in relation to growth assessment and improvement, financial sustainability and investment cases External customer and supplier interaction, i.e. contract negotiations Drive improved yet simplified data insight through the organisation, partnering business heads and facilitating transparent understanding of business performance Deliver management information and developing new reports and models that are appropriate for cross-functional stakeholder consumption The preferred candidate will have worked within a 'physical product' led organisation, where you will have partnered senior, cross functional stakeholders. With a demonstrable track record of driving insightful decision support analysis and recommendations across a business, you will also display high levels of emotional intelligence, intellectual horsepower and exceptional communication skills.

Assistant Category Manager

Essex

Cedar are supporting a Public Sector client, based in the East of England, for the recruitment of several Assistant Category Managers. These are permanent roles on an initial 12 month contract with a salary of up to £38,000 on offer (depending on experience). These roles will be 100% home based until March 2021, in line with government guidance, and will then be a mixture of home/office based. The Assistant Category Manager will report into the Head of Procurement and will have no line management responsibilities. Successful candidates will manage the delivery of sourcing processes in a compliant and timely manner and will be directly responsible for contracts assigned with a maximum value of £25m to achieve continual innovations and Value for Money (VfM). Candidates will also be responsible for assisting in strategic management of smaller contracts to ensure service level agreements and key performance indicators are monitored. Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: CIPS qualified (or working towards) or equivalent qualifications/work experience Understanding of Category Management methodologies to deliver cost savings and/or service improvements Understanding of running end to end PCR2015 and OJEU compliant Procurements Experience negotiating with suppliers to achieve Value for Money (VfM)

Category Manager

Essex

Cedar are supporting a Public Sector client, based in the East of England, for the recruitment of several Category Managers. These are permanent roles with a salary of up to £48,000 on offer (depending on experience). These roles will be 100% home based until March 2021, in line with government guidance, and will then be a mixture of home/office based. The Category Manager will report into the Head of Procurement and will have no line management responsibilities. Successful candidates will work with key stakeholders to scope out requirements for a range of goods/services and assess the market to determine the best approach for spend. You will lead the development, maintenance and implementation of category strategies, ensure there is alignment to organisational objectives with a focus on implementing innovative approaches/solutions to deliver complex end to end project and procurements in line with OJEU/PCR2015 and internal policies. You will also be required to manage strategic suppliers and their contracts and to negotiate all commercial and/or contractual terms to achieve positive outcomes. Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: MCIPS qualified (or working towards) or equivalent qualifications/work experience Experience using Category Management methodologies to deliver cost savings and/or service improvements Experience of running end to end PCR2015 and OJEU compliant Procurements Strong negotiation and stakeholder management skills

Sourcing Specialist

England

Cedar have been engaged to support a Procurement Consultancy who are on the look for a Sourcing Specialist, based in the North West, with a salary of up to £35,000 per annum on offer. This role will be home based until March 2021 (in line with government guidelines) and will then be a mixture of home and office based. The successful candidate will support the delivery of a range of Sourcing Services to support Health clients in both the Private and Public Sector. The Sourcing Specialist will report into the Sourcing Manager to help deliver a wide range of sourcing activities, to agreed project timescales, which include; category research, supplier engagement, specification development, ITT processes, award and contract management. Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers: Educated to a degree level and/or studying towards MCIPS qualification Experience supporting the delivery of strategic sourcing and/or category management projects OJEU process knowledge, competency and ideally experience in the Healthcare market Stakeholder/Supplier Management skills

Treasury accountant

Bristol

A FTSE listed Technology business is seeking to recruit a Treasury Accountant to join their robust finance function. Please note that this opportunity will be remote based subject to change. You will play a pivotal role in the statutory and management reporting for the group treasury operations. Key responsibilities: Treasury accounting- Interest, derivatives, hedging and FX Preparation of the group annual report with disclosures under IFRS 9 Journal preparation Prepare the management and statutory reports Liaising with audit teams Maintenance and operation of the group controls Business partner with wider group teams Ad hoc project work e.g. system upgrades or implementations Key requirements: Relevant qualification- ACA/CA/ACT is preferred but ACCA and CIMA will be considered Significant treasury reporting experience including disclosures under IFRS 9 is essential Significant financial accounting experience Strong controls background Oracle experience is highly desirable This role has a back office focus and will suit and individual with a solid technical accounting background. You will be a self-starter and have the gravitas to succeed in this role.

Treasury accountant

England

A FTSE listed Technology business is seeking to recruit a Treasury Accountant to join their robust finance function. Please note that this opportunity will be remote based subject to change. You will play a pivotal role in the statutory and management reporting for the group treasury operations. Key responsibilities: Treasury accounting- Interest, derivatives, hedging and FX Preparation of the group annual report with disclosures under IFRS 9 Journal preparation Prepare the management and statutory reports Liaising with audit teams Maintenance and operation of the group controls Business partner with wider group teams Ad hoc project work e.g. system upgrades or implementations Key requirements: Relevant qualification- ACA/CA/ACT is preferred but ACCA and CIMA will be considered Significant treasury reporting experience including disclosures under IFRS 9 is essential Significant financial accounting experience Strong controls background Oracle experience is highly desirable This role has a back office focus and will suit and individual with a solid technical accounting background. You will be a self-starter and have the gravitas to succeed in this role.

Procurement Manager

Cambridgeshire

Cedar have been engaged to support a Private Sector organisation based in Cambridgeshire who are on the look for a Procurement Manager with a salary of up to £50,000 per annum on offer. This role will be a mixture of home and office based - given current government guidance the role will be mainly home based until March 2021. The successful candidate will support end to end procurements for key contracts covering areas such as ICT, Customer Services, Communications and HR. You will be required to help create and deliver tender documentation and identify/generate opportunities to achieve cash savings. You will be required to manage key stakeholders and suppliers to ensure business needs are understood and requirements are met to achieve value add solutions. Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience covering: Ideally qualified or working towards CIPS or similar experience/qualifications Experience of running OJEU complaint procurements Strong stakeholder and supplier management skills Ability to demonstrate achieving savings/value for money

Finance Strategy Manager

Leicestershire

International Retailer - Household Name - Finance Strategy Manager - Leicestershire An instantly recognisable global retail business is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Strategy Manager to deliver robust strategic channel support to the business, through a period of sustained growth. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the Strategy Director, Commercial Finance Director and CFO to deliver major Innovation and Transformation Programmes within the various Retail, Ecommerce, Trading and Buying channels. Identify, problem-solve and solution-drive key performance areas of the business. Innovate ways of driving business performance through the creation of new Programmes. Own a growth agenda by acting as a key ambassador for the company's Digital ambitions. Candidate Criteria: Strategy Consulting, Management Consulting, Commercial Finance, Corporate Finance or Finance Transformation RETAIL, MULTISITE OR FMCG SECTOR EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL