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  • Role:

    Credit Controller | Fast Growth Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £24000 — £32000
    Per annum + bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Credit Controller| Fast Growth Recruitment Business

    Location: London

    Harmonic Finance are proud to recruit for a lively and exciting recruitment business. Located in central London, they are seeking a Credit Controller who has experience of reconciliations. This role is very progressive and offers a lot of opportunity for growth. The culture is fun and the company is full of sociable and friendly individuals.

    Duties:

    * Sending invoices & statements
    * Chasing clients by phone/email
    * Manage the ledger
    * Reconciliation of customer accounts
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Deal with international clients

    Experience:

    * German speaking is advantageous but not essential
    * Experience with reconciliations
    * Experience in a credit controller role
    * Experience within a similar business



    Salary: £24,000 - £32,000 salary (dependant on experience) + Bonus



    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity.

    Please get in touch with Alex Sharp

    Follow us on Twitter @AlexHarmonic @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Financial Controller - Media Agency

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £50000 — £70000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Media
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller - Media Agency

    Harmonic are working on a retained basis with an exceptionally fast growth media communications agency based in London. The agency have recently raised a substantial sum in an investment round and are funding and are subsequently looking to build their finance function

    Over the next 12 months they will be aggressively expanding, looking to grow the existing team of 100 by 25%. This is set to be an incredibly exciting time for the company and to ensure its success, they're hoping to find a financial specialist with great attention to detail as well as previous experience in media.

    The Culture

    As well as recently moving into a brand new office space, the team has also undergone a fantastic cultural re-structure introducing flexible working options and occasional remote work. The company believe in providing a transparent, open and honest working environment for all team members. This is especially true of the relationship between finance and other departments, they're determined to ensure that everyone is working towards a common goal, that they have a clear vision of the overall direction as well as the destination.

    The Role:

    * To support development of board reports
    * Long term P&L forecasting
    * IFRS Accounts
    * Act as main point of contact for internal audit

    * Establish a Financial Planning and Analysis process and implement a Budgeting cycle
    * Advise on the setup of new entities and businesses both in the UK and Internationally

    * Provide Decision Support across the business
    * Build and manage the Day-to- Day Finance function (including building and managing the finance function

    Experience required:

    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Experience leading financial accounting teams & excellent communication skills
    * Experience improving the quality of financial reporting processes

    Bonus skills

    * Solid FP&A skills
    * Experience managing and building teams



    Offered Package:

    * £50,000 - £70,000 + Equity + Flexible Working + Benefits Package

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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  • Role:

    Finance and Operations Manager - Part Time 3/4 Day Week

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Salary
    £40000 — £60000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Media
  • Doing what:

    Finance and Operations Manager -Part Time 3/4 Days a week

    Media Production Agency

    Harmonic are delighted to be working exclusively with a multi-award winning media agency based in London.

    The role is a part time position, largely because the business isn't currently at the size which would require full time support. However this position is key to helping the business achieve their strategic objectives, and there is a very real expectation that within 12 months it can develop into a permanent role.

    The team have been growing organically for the last 6 years, training and nurturing new talent, as well as attracting a list of globally renowned clients. They are now in the midst of a pivotal 12 month period, where they require somebody to help shape the financial strategy to allow them to expand their international presence. Primarily you will act as a financial specialist, there to help the CEO make crucial decisions and act as a financial mentor, both structurally and from a growth perspective.

    Culturally the team is built on trust, and a genuine love of what they do. This position has tremendous opportunity to influence and contribute to the direction of the company. With this in mind, we are looking for someone who shows enthusiasm, maturity, and someone who will enjoy acting as a central figure in a growing agency.

    Your Role:

    * Producing monthly management accounts
    * Develop financial models and business plans
    * Establish a Financial planning and analysis process
    * Implement a budgeting cycle
    * Collaborative closely with the CEO on growth strategy and sustainability
    * Advise on the setup of a new entity outside of the UK

    Desirable Skills:

    * Strong Communicator
    * Experience in the Media and Creative agency sector
    * Experience helping scale SME businesses

    Offered Package:

    * Circa £60,000 Pro Rata
    * Discretionary bonus
    * Flexible working days and times

    The office is both 'creative friendly' and the company are strong advocates of building a positive, fast paced and fun working space, each team member has an obligation to live up to these values - including the office dog!

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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  • Role:

    Financial Controller

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £60000 — £70000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller - Leading Snack Business | Central London

    The Client

    Harmonic are working exclusively with a fast-growth innovative snack business. They have recently experienced impressive growth and are looking to hire a Financial Controller to work closely with the founders and build out the finance function.

    This is an opportunity to work in one of London's most spectacular office spaces and have a substantial impact on the success of the business as it scales.

    The Role

    The Financial Controller will work closely with the Founders and will be responsible for establishing and managing the day-to-day running of the Finance function.

    The role:

    * Production of Monthly Management Accounts
    * Build and manage the Day-to- Day Finance function (establishing robust processes)
    * Management of P&Ls and cash flow
    * Management of the monthly-close process
    * Management of VAT returns and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    * Management of the AP/AR function
    * Support ad-hoc strategic projects
    * Support the Founders and Leadership team
    * Provide Decision Support and Business Partnering across the business

    Required Experience:

    * Qualified Accountant
    * Excited by start-ups
    * Ambitious and Intelligent
    * Good Breadth of Financial Accounting and Commercial Finance experience
    * Love working in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent Communication Skills

    Bonus Skills:

    * Technically Strong (IFRS or UK GAAP)
    * Prior Start-Up experience
    * FMCG experience

    Offered Package:

    * Up to £70,000
    * Start Date ASAP

  • Role:

    Accounts Payable Assistant | Retailer | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £22000 — £24000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Accounts Payable Assistant | Fast Growth Luxury Retailer

    Location: London

    Harmonic Finance are proud to recruit for one of the United Kingdom's fastest-growing luxury retailers. Located in beautiful, architect-designed premises, they are seeking an Accounts Payable Assistant who is keen to learn and grow with the company.

    You will have a direct report into the Accounts Payable Manager.

    Key Responsibilities:

    * Maintaining the AP records
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Processing payments and expenses
    * Analysis of aged creditors
    * Deal with suppliers
    * Match invoices against POs
    * Ad hoc duties assigned by managers

    Experience:

    * Prior experience in an Accounts Payable role
    * Strong organisation and planning skills
    * Excellent Excel skills



    Additional Requirements:

    * Experience in a similar business with a retail background
    * Experience of NAV



    Salary: £24,000 + Study Support



    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity.

    Please get in touch with Alex Sharp

    Follow us on Twitter @AlexHarmonic @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Finance Assistant | Part-time (contract) | Interior Design

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £15 — £16
    Per hour
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Assistant | Part-Time | Contract | Interior Design Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a fast-growth international furniture company in their search for a Finance Assistant on an interim basis. The business is ever-expanding and looking for a hard-working individual to join their finance team.

    The company itself manufactures exciting and innovative furniture products that can be seen in a variety of co-working areas, offices and retail spaces. There is a huge importance placed on a company culture that encourages individuality and creativity.

    In this role as a finance assistant, you would be helping with a variety of different AP and AR duties as well as assisting with VAT returns. As the role is part-time, it would suit an individual with family commitments or who is currently studying for an accounting qualification.

    Responsibilities

    * Accounts payable and accounts receivable duties
    * Accruals and prepayments
    * Margin reconciliations
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Assisting with VAT returns for multiple entities

    Requirements

    * 1-2 years' experience working in a finance assistant role
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Attention to detail
    * Good time management skills
    * University Degree in Finance/ Accounting

    Salary: £15-16 per hour
    Contract length: 4-5 months
    Start date: ASAP

    Please get in touch with Charlotte on 0203 773 3530 for further information

    Please feel free to share this with any friends or colleagues who may be interested.

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  • Role:

    Administrator | Interior Design Company | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £20000 — £20000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Admin and Secretarial
  • Doing what:

    Administrator| Fast-growth Interior Design Company | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working alongside an innovative interior design company in their search for a technical support administrator. Their luxury products are featured in co-working spaces, offices and cafes across London and, as the company continues to scale, they are looking for a well-organised and enthusiastic individual who can assist with the orders coming in from these clients. This role would suit a recent graduate with some experience in a retail/ office position.

    Reporting into the Technical Support Team Leader, you will be part of a team who works between the sales and the factory-based teams. You will use the data provided by sales support to place orders with the factories. The business places a huge focus on career development, so it is likely there will be the opportunity to progress further within the company in the coming years.

    The company itself are extremely non-corporate and, having recently invested in brand new state-of-the-art premises, their office is excellently kitted out with original pieces. With a variety of different networking and social events throughout the year, the team are well integrated and encourage creativity.

    Responsibilities:

    * Utilising the data provided by the sales teams and using this to process orders
    * Inputting orders into the system and processing invoices
    * Liaising with factory-based teams to solve issues
    * Monitoring stock levels
    * Working alongside warehouse teams to solve any issues relating to delivery, warranties and stock levels

    Requirements:

    * Excellent time management skills
    * Confidence to make decisions
    * Attention to detail
    * Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
    * A genuine interest in design and innovation

    Salary: £20,000

    Please get in touch with Charlotte on 0203 773 3530 for further information

    Please feel free to share this with any friends or colleagues who may be interested.

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  • Role:

    Senior Finance Manager - Fast Growth Consultancy

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £50000 — £70000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Senior Finance Manager - Fast Growth Consultancy - North West London



    Harmonic are pleased to be working with a Top 100 Practice Firm in their search for a Senior Finance Manager who will work alongside a variety of clients to oversee the implementation of new finance systems.



    You will be assisting a number of fast-growing and entrepreneurial businesses to adapt current finance systems and implement new ones to improve the way the financial reporting is carried out.



    Based in brand new state-of-the-art offices, the company itself has a 'family-feel' culture, where you will work alongside intelligent people and have a high level of impact on SMEs, influencing the way they operate.



    The business is building out a Finance Systems consulting offering to their clients and this is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about this to grow the service and build a team.



    Responsibilities

    * Ensuring finance systems are working correctly and efficiently for a variety of clients
    * Setting up new systems in a range of different fast-moving businesses
    * Working to improve finance systems internally as well as externally
    * Preparing businesses for the implementation of new systems
    * Working alongside technical accountants to impact the way in which different businesses complete their accounts



    Requirements

    * Previous experience working within an SME
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Experience setting up systems within a business such (Xero preferred)
    * Passionate about system improvement



    What we'd like to see

    * ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified
    * Adaptable

    Salary: £50,000- £70,000



    Please get in touch with Fin on 0203 773 3530 for further information.

    Please feel free to share this with any friends or colleagues who may be interested.

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  • Role:

    Accounts Assistant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £25000 — £28000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Accounts Assistant | Fast-growth technology business

    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting on an exclusive basis for one of the UK's fastest- growing Series C Venture Capital-backed businesses. Based in Surrey (circa 20 mins journey on the train from Waterloo). Parking is free and available for any candidates wishing to drive.

    The company is renowned for its down-to-earth culture and its ability to develop talent. The management style is very supportive and they are happy to offer guidance and training as the individual grows alongside the business.

    The Role

    Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accounts Assistant will have broad exposure to the finance function and will be responsible for the following duties:

    * Managing transactional finance including AP and AR
    * Processing of supplier invoices and purchase orders
    * Reconciliation of balance sheets
    * Responsibility for the monthly VAT returns
    * Responsibility for multi-currency transactions
    * Preparation of P&L analysis reports
    * Support the Finance Manager and Head of Finance with any ad-hoc duties as the business scales

    What you need (essential):

    * ACCA/CIMA part qualified
    * Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
    * Great communication skills
    * Confident working in a team a small and fun environment
    * Strong work ethic
    * A good understanding of Excel

    Non-essential additional skills:

    * Willingness to get stuck in

    Salary: £25-28,0000 + benefits

    Start Date: ASAP

    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity. Please get in touch with Ed Naish.

  • Role:

    Management Accountant | Fast Growth Technology Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £40000 — £45000
    Per annum + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | Values- Led Fast Growth Technology Business

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting on a permanent basis for one of the most innovative data analytics organisations in Europe. Having grown from £4-£18 million turnover within only 4 years and now 140 people strong

    The organisation are also hugely values-led and put their money where their mouth is in term of employee participation: they are 40% employee owned (thus offering financial benefits to all colleagues) and have an employee representative on the board.
    Work environment is very modern and state-of-the-art, with various 'zones' for colleagues to work in within the office. Flexible 'work from home' days can also be accommodated post-probation.

    The role:
    With a direct line report into the CFO, you will own:

    * Monthly running of the Management Accounts process
    * Board Pack production
    * (Supported by the CFO) Annual budget and quarterly forecast
    * Finance business partnering with non-finance stakeholders

    You will be supported by two further colleagues who will deal with the transnational finance

    Prospects?:
    If you deliver, there will be a clear path to Financial Controller level as the business grows.

    Location: London (5 mins from Westminster or St James Park tube)

    Salary: 44-50k + 10% bonus + £1000 flexible benefits pot + excellent pension

  • Role:

    Finance Manager | Fintech lender | Camden

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £55000
    Per annum + bonus, private healthcare
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | Fintech lender | Camden
    Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting for one of the UK's fastest-growing Fintech lenders. Requiring no previous experience within Financial Services (and with part-qualified candidates considered), the role represents a fantastic opportunity to enter a new sector and to be trained in very niche, marketable IFRS reporting standards. While working in a very creative, lively workplace.

    The company:

    Based in the heart of Camden in an amazing creative workplace and founded in Jan 2017, the business have already grown to 25 employees and manage a commercial loan book of £240 million.You will be the number 2 in Finance with a clear pathway to hit Financial Controller level within 12-24 months.
    Your role will balance forecasting and budgeting, with P&L production and IFRS reporting (the latter of which you will be trained in). As the company are also in a 'start-up' mode, you will also be expected from time to time to support the business with occasional transactional finance support duties (invoices, expenses etc- est 10% of weekly hours).

    The role:

    As the business is experiencing hyper-growth levels it is important that you thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Your duties will be varied and include the following:

    * Supporting the Head of Finance with IFRS reporting duties
    * Supporting the Head of Finance with loan pricing modelling, budgeting and forecasting.
    * Supporting gathering of financial information to create a board pack.
    * Balance sheet reconciliations
    * Supporting loan fund documentation
    * Purchase ledger ownership
    * Bank journals

    What we need to see:

    * Fully-qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or latter stages Part-Qualified
    * Strong communication skills and a sociable, fun outlook
    * Solid Excel

    Salary:
    45-55k + 10% bonus + 25 days holiday + private healthcare
    Interview process:
    2 stage face-to-face in Camden
    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Finance Assistant | Fast Growth PropTech Company | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £25000.00 — £28000.00
    Per annum + discretionary bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Assistant | Fast Growth PropTech Company | London

    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting for a fast-growth international Property Tech company who have great VC backing. You will be working in state of the art offices in central London with a team of fun, down to earth and hard-working individuals. The business is expanding rapidly across Europe and the United States and is about to close another substantial funding round to drive continued expansion.
    The company is well known for having one of the best approaches to work-life balance. They are looking for a Finance assistant to join the team!

    The Role

    Reporting to the Financial Controller the Finance Assistant will have broad exposure to multiple areas of Finance allowing the opportunity to progress as you work towards qualification. It is a real chance to get stuck in and have a clear impact in a fast-paced, exciting environment. Given this is a scale-up there is also the chance to have extensive exposure to Leadership teams.

    * Managing transactional finance (Accounts Payable and Receivable)
    * Continuously improving processes and systems
    * Support the FC with month end
    * Support the FC with the production of management accounts
    * Provide insightful data analysis
    * Support the FC and CFO with preparation of various Investor documents
    * Produce VAT returns and work with the FC on increasingly important international Tax elements
    * Extensive Ad-hoc Projects as the business scales

    What you need (essential):

    * ACCA/CIMA part qualified
    * Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
    * Great communication skills
    * Confident working in a team a small and fun environment
    * Strong work ethic

    Non-essential additional skills:

    * Experience working in a start-up environment
    * Willingness to 'muck-in'

    Salary: £25-28,0000 + benefits (discretionary bonus, study support)

    Start Date: ASAP

    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity. Please get in touch with Ed Naish on 0203 773 3530.

  • Role:

    Financial Controller

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £60000 — £70000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller | PE backed Health & Fitness | London

    Harmonic are proud to be working with a Private-Equity backed Health & Fitness company to help them find someone to lead their finance department.

    This impressive business have incredible plans for expansion and are looking to double their number of sites in the next 3 years. Their staff are very knowledgable and have a real passion for the business and industry. Company culture is professional, but defiantly non-corporate.


    The Role

    Our client is looking for a forward-thinking inancial Controller with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. This is the number one role in finance and excellent opportunity to work closely with the founder of the business to help her achieve their strategic objectives.

    This position will suit a hard-working individual that is keen to have a real impact in a grwoing business. This position will require a well-rounded candidate that has an exceptional strategic and commercial skill set.

    Duties:

    * End-to-End Management of the finance function
    * Working closely with the Founder to assess company performance and expansion strategy
    * Liaising with Senior Stakeholders and investment fund
    * Forecasting and budgeting
    * Management accounts
    * Managing the month end process
    * Cost management and negotiations

    What you need:

    * ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified
    * Multi-site experience
    * Experience of working in a fast-paced SME
    * Commercial mindset
    * Ability to liaise and advise senior stakeholders
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see

    * Experience of working in a Private-Equity backed business
    * Hospitality industry experience

    Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits
    Location: London

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    ____________________________________________________________________

    Phone: 0203 7733530 Twitter: @chrisharmonic

  • Role:

    Operations support | Interior Design Company | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £20000 — £20000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Admin and Secretarial
  • Doing what:

    Technical support| | Fast-growth Interior Design Company | London
    Harmonic are delighted to be working alongside an innovative interior design company in their search for a technical support administrator. Their luxury products are featured in co-working spaces, offices and cafes across London and, as the company continues to scale, they are looking for a well-organised and enthusiastic individual who can assist with the orders coming in from these clients. This role would suit a recent graduate with some experience in a retail/ office position.
    Reporting into the Technical Support Team Leader, you will be part of a team who works between the sales and the factory-based teams. You will use the data provided by sales support to place orders with the factories. The business places a huge focus on career development, so it is likely there will be the opportunity to progress further within the company in the coming years.
    The company itself are extremely non-corporate and, having recently invested in brand new state-of-the-art premises, their office is excellently kitted out with original pieces. With a variety of different networking and social events throughout the year, the team are well integrated and encourage creativity.

    Responsibilities:

    * Utilising the data provided by the sales teams and using this to process orders
    * Inputting orders into the system and processing invoices
    * Liaising with factory-based teams to solve issues
    * Monitoring stock levels
    * Working alongside warehouse teams to solve any issues relating to delivery, warranties and stock levels

    Requirements:

    * Excellent time management skills
    * Confidence to make decisions
    * Attention to detail
    * Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
    * A genuine interest in design and innovation

    Salary: £20,000

    Please get in touch with Charlotte on 0203 773 3530 for further information

    Please feel free to share this with any friends or colleagues who may be interested.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Interim Financial Controller (Contract) - Fast Growth Retailer

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    Immediate
  • Salary
    £400 — £500
    Per day + Permanent Opportunity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Financial Controller - Fast Growth Online Retailer - London (Contract) - IMMEDIATE START



    The Client

    A fast-growing e-commerce scale up backed by one of the UK's leading VC's is expanding its business internationally. They have a well-established and internationally recognisable brand with very high levels of engagement and social media presence. They are growing at circa 100% per annum with a £150m Turnover target by 2022. My client is based in a fantastic Central London office and has a leadership with extensive experience growing and listing successful businesses.



    The Role

    The Interim Financial Controller (Contract) will work closely with the leadership team reporting to the CEO and is responsible for running the Finance function but with extensive Business Partnering and providing support on the current funding round.

    The role:

    * Responsible for producing monthly Management Accounts and Year-End Accounts (IFRS)
    * Manage the monthly close process
    * Management of operational finance team
    * Work with leadership team to produce FP&A and financial modelling to support the funding round
    * Streamline Finance processes and Systems
    * Provide Decision Support across the business
    * Engage closely with several Business Units and Senior Stakeholders in a Business Partnering capacity

    Required Experience:

    * ACA/ACCA
    * Start-up experience is advantageous
    * Excellent Communicator
    * Technically Strong
    * Ability to work with Senior stakeholders

    Offered Package:

    * £400 - £500 per day (also open to Perm at £75,000 + Bonus + Equity)
    * Start Date ASAP

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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  • Role:

    CFO | Food Start-up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £100000 — £150000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    New Opportunity - CFO - Food Start-up

    This role is crucial to the growth of an innovative food start-up. The CFO will be responsible for developing and running the finance function in a hands-on fashion. The CFO will have full responsibility for the P&L, production of MI and board packs, reporting and cash management. The CFO will also take on a variety of strategic responsibilities helping to shape the firm's future. This includes fundraising, investor relations and engaging closely with the CEO and PE backers.

    The role:

    * Full responsibility for the management of the Finance function
    * Supporting the CEO and investors in additional fund raising, mid-term financial planning and longer-term growth strategy
    * Management of FP&A, MI, Financial Systems, cash management and Financial Reporting
    * In the start-up environment, the CFO will play an important role in Company Decision Making and be required to work on a range of projects with Finance

    Required Experience:

    * Prior experience within a start-up
    * Experience of fundraising
    * Somebody who enjoys working in a fast-growing SME environment
    * Experience managing FP&A, MI, Reporting and Cash Management
    * Excellent communicator
    * High degree of business acumen
    * Qualified Accountant or MBA

    Offered Package:

    * Up to £150,000

    Please email or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.
    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

  • Role:

    Interim Financial Controller

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £300 — £400
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Financial Controller | PE backed hospitality business | London

    Harmonic are proud to be working with one of the most up-and-coming bar/restaurant chains. This ambitious business has recently been PE backed and they have incredible plans for expansion.


    The Role

    Our client is looking for an experienced and driven Financial Controller with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. This is the number one role in finance and excellent opportunity to work closely with the founder of the business to help him achieve his strategic objectives.

    This position will suit a hard-working individual that is keen to join a growing business and isn't afraid to get their hands dirty. This position will require a well-rounded candidate that has an exceptional strategic and commercial skill set as well as strong technical accounting ability.

    Duties:

    * End-to-End Management of the finance function
    * Working closely with the Founder to assess company performance and expansion strategy
    * Liaising with Senior Stakeholders and investment fund
    * Forecasting and budgeting
    * Management accounts
    * Managing the month end process
    * Tax returns
    * Develop accounting processes
    * Oversee payroll and transactional finance

    What you need:

    * ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified
    * Hospitality industry experience
    * Experience of working in a fast-paced SME
    * Commercial mindset
    * Ability to liaise and advise senior stakeholders
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see

    * Experience of working in a Private-Equity backed business
    * Experience of working in a bar/pub chain

    Contract: 3 months (with opportunity to extend)
    Rate: £300 - 400 per day
    Location: London

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    ____________________________________________________________________



    Phone: 0203 7733530 Twitter: @chrisharmonic

  • Role:

    Finance Business Analyst | Hyper-Growth Real Estate | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Salary
    £45000.00 — £45000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Business Analyst | Hyper-Growth Real Estate | London



    THE CLIENT

    We are excited to be working with a leading commercial real estate company embarking on some of the fastest growth rates in the country. Subsequent to its exponential growth, they envision a new working approach in business by offering world class professional spaces, and new places to work for the best businesses out there.

    Real estate is about more than bricks and mortar. It is about furniture, technology, and most importantly; people. Their company values are unrivalled. This is reflected in their teamwork, interpersonal relationships, and true care about employee well-being. Not only that, but they also offer extraordinary career progression, with the option to being promoted to a Finance Business Partner within 12 months.

    THE ROLE

    * SYSTEMS OPTIMISATION - Ensuring constant appraisal of the newly implemented finance system and constant improvement of its processes



    * PROCESS EFFICIENCY - Reviewing constant financial system processes, engaging in excel spreadsheets, undergoing functional testing and output improvements.



    * STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT - Working closely with the project team and the Finance Director to ensure accurate production of information for the finance function decision making, granting unrivalled professional exposure.

    PRACTICAL DETAILS

    * £45,000 + 5% bonus based on Individual goals + Non-Financial Benefits
    * Study Support
    * Immediate Start

    REQUIREMENTS

    * Experience with financial processes and systems
    * Ability to analyse and process data effectively
    * Strong MS Excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Financial analysis experience
    * Work ethic, self-motivation, attentive to detail and willing to learn

    BONUS SKILLS

    * Experience with Salesforce system
    * Positive "Can Do" Attitude

    Please get in touch with Helio on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Finance Business Analyst | Hyper-Growth Real Estate | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Salary
    £45000.00 — £45000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Business Analyst | Hyper-Growth Real Estate | London



    THE CLIENT

    We are excited to be working with a leading commercial real estate company embarking on some of the fastest growth rates in the country. Subsequent to its exponential growth, they envision a new working approach in business by offering world class professional spaces, and new places to work for the best businesses out there.

    Real estate is about more than bricks and mortar. It is about furniture, technology, and most importantly; people. Their company values are unrivalled. This is reflected in their teamwork, interpersonal relationships, and true care about employee well-being. Not only that, but they also offer extraordinary career progression, with the option to being promoted to a Finance Business Partner within 12 months.

    THE ROLE

    * SYSTEMS OPTIMISATION - Ensuring constant appraisal of the newly implemented finance system and constant improvement of its processes



    * PROCESS EFFICIENCY - Reviewing constant financial system processes, engaging in excel spreadsheets, undergoing functional testing and output improvements.



    * STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT - Working closely with the project team and the Finance Director to ensure accurate production of information for the finance function decision making, granting unrivalled professional exposure.

    PRACTICAL DETAILS

    * £45,000 + 5% bonus based on Individual goals + Non-Financial Benefits
    * Study Support
    * Immediate Start

    REQUIREMENTS

    * Experience with financial processes and systems
    * Ability to analyse and process data effectively
    * Strong MS Excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Financial analysis experience
    * Work ethic, self-motivation, attentive to detail and willing to learn

    BONUS SKILLS

    * Experience with Salesforce system
    * Positive "Can Do" Attitude

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.
    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.
    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Head of Finance - FTSE Listed

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP (3 months)
  • Salary
    £85000 — £100000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Head of Finance | FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role working Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders across the business. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Head of' and 'Director' level roles.





    The role



    The Head of Finance is responsible for the Financial Management of major Bank wide Change, Technology and IT projects which are of critical Strategic performance of the Bank. The position offers a unique opportunity to build a lot of the Project Accounting and Reporting processes almost from scratch (Accounting and MI) as well as extensive exposure to C-Level stakeholders driving the Projects and Investment across the Group.



    * Build and Improve the quality of MI and high-level analysis on Projects
    * Manage the Production of Project focussed financial reporting building relationships with Group External Reporting teams
    * Ensure robust controls and consistency of accounting a regarding CAPEX and OPEX
    * Drive process improvements
    * Manage Accounting Policy and treatment of Projects
    * Provide detailed analysis of Project spend
    * Work closely with FP&A, Change and Project teams to ensure Budgets and Forecasts are accurate and up-to-date
    * Build relationships with Bank wide stakeholders in various UK locations
    * Support with strategic Project planning and looking at longer terms strategy
    * Manage and develop the team



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Strong Accounting and Financial Reporting experience (ability to deliver tight financial controls)
    * Ability to collaborate and build relationships
    * Excellent Communication & C-Level stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)
    * Prior Projects experience
    * Exposure to Technology, Change, Project, IT teams



    Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 + 15-30% Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 3 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Senior Finance Manager - Financial Services - Fast Growth

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £71000 — £85000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Senior Finance Manager | Financial Services | Fast Growth



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a FTSE Listed Bank who have launched a rapidly growing entity. The business unit is currently turning over around £50m with ambitious projections over the next few years. It is one of the top performing divisions/ product lines in the bank and is run somewhat autonomously.



    The wider organisation has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role working Partnering with the leadership team. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Director' level roles.





    The role



    The Senior Finance Manager (Head of Finance) is responsible for managing all elements of Finance and driving financial performance for the business unit alongside the FD and CEO. The position offers a unique opportunity to have a breadth of exposure and ultimately an impact on the success of the business.



    * Manage the Day-to-Day Finance function overseeing month-end (team of 2/3)
    * Continuously review and improve processes and systems
    * Partner closely with the leadership team assessing business performance
    * Produce forecasting, planning and analysis (FP&A)
    * Ensure a robust financial controls environment is maintained
    * Overall responsibility for statutory reporting and stress testing
    * Extensive stakeholder management within the Business Unit and the Bank as a whole



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Ability to collaborate and build relationships
    * Broad experience in commercial finance and financial reporting
    * Excellent Communication & C-Level stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)





    Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 + 15-30% Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 3 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Data /Business Intelligence Analyst | Fast-Growth Tech | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000 — £40000
    Per annum + Private Healthcare, Childcare Vouchers
  • Industry:
    IT
  • Skills Required:
    Data Analyst, Data Insight Analyst, Marketing Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Doing what:

    Marketing / Business Intelligence Data Analyst | Fast-growth technology business

    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting on an exclusive basis for one of the UK's fastest- growing Series C Venture Capital-backed businesses. Based in Surrey (circa 20 mins journey on the train from Waterloo). Parking is free and available for any candidates wishing to drive.



    The role



    The position is a new role for the business, and offers a unique opportunity to have a huge impact within a short space of time. Although the organisation are capturing revenue and subscription data they do not have a fit for purpose Business Intelligence solution. Subsequently, part of your role will be supporting a dedicated implementation partner with setting up a new B.I. reporting and visualization tool.



    Your core objectives within the first 6 months will be to build dashboards and data architecture so that you can partner effectively with Finance and Marketing. By the mid-point of 2019 the business want to be in a position whereby they can leverage their data to make informed, strategic decisions.



    The position offers exceptional opportunities for career progression.



    Duties and expectations



    * Be the 'go to' person for data analysis, mining and visualisation
    * Support the setup of a new B.I. reporting and visualization tool
    * Build clear segmented data sources overview: (customer service, financial etc)
    * Build KPI dashboards
    * Help to design the data architecture and monitor data integrity
    * Establish an effective predictive analysis process



    What we need to see (Essential)



    * Minimum of 3 years professional working experience
    * Solid understanding of one or more established B.I. Tools.
    * Some scripting language (SQL)
    * Degree educated



    What we'd like to see (Non-Essential)



    * Some experience within a technology-led business (service provider, software, product or hardware)



    Salary: £35-40k + benefits

    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview or ring 02037733530

  • Role:

    Newly Qualified Accountant | FTSE 250 Bank

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £51000.00 — £55000
    Per annum + pension, bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Newly Qualified Accountant| FTSE Listed Financial Services Business | London

    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Financial Services business who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.

    This is an opportunity to join the company as a newly qualified accountant and progress your career quickly having a lot of impact on processes and systems. The business has a brilliant reputation for developing talent and the ideal path is to progress into a Finance Manager or business facing role in the mid-term.

    The role

    This position is responsible for managing the monthly close and financial reporting for the Treasury function. It offers extensive exposure to Front Office Treasury stakeholders allowing you to develop an excellent commercial understanding of the bank's funding model. This is also a chance to have an impact on the quality of Finance processes and systems with a culture of continuous improvement.

    * Manage the monthly close process, production of insightful MI, production of statutory accounts under IFRS and Management Accounting
    * Process large volumes of complex Data relating to Treasury performance and produce reporting accordingly
    * Work with Finance Manager and FC to implement and ensure delivery of multiple ad-projects (including liaising with Non-Finance and Non-Treasury stakeholders
    * Act as a Business Partner to front office Treasury function (Treasury Dealers, Product Controllers, Derivatives Traders)
    * Ensure robust financial controls environment
    * Consistently review and improve financial reporting and reconciliation processes
    * Work closely with FP&A teams to ensure accuracy of numbers

    What you need (essential)

    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA (Newly Qualified)
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Very intelligent and able to adapt in a changing work environment
    * Ambitious
    * Highly analytical mind

    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * A genuine enthusiasm to learn more about Treasury
    * Audit Experience
    * Keen on process improvement
    * Technically strong grounding (IFRS)
    * Experience with SAP
    * Prior experience of working in Financial Services

    Salary: Competitive base salary + 15% - 30% Bonus + Excellent Pension
    Start date: ASAP (will wait 3 months)

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Head of Finance - Financial Services - Fast Growth

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £71000 — £85000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Head of Finance | Financial Services | Fast Growth



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a FTSE Listed Bank who have launched a rapidly growing entity. The business unit is currently turning over around £50m with ambitious projections over the next few years. It is one of the top performing divisions/ product lines in the bank and is run somewhat autonomously.



    The wider organisation has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role working Partnering with the leadership team. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Director' level roles.





    The role



    The Head of Finance is responsible for managing all elements of Finance and driving financial performance for the business unit alongside the FD and CEO. The position offers a unique opportunity to have a breadth of exposure and ultimately an impact on the success of the business.



    * Manage the Day-to-Day Finance function overseeing month-end (team of 2/3)
    * Continuously review and improve processes and systems
    * Partner closely with the leadership team assessing business performance
    * Produce forecasting, planning and analysis (FP&A)
    * Ensure a robust financial controls environment is maintained
    * Overall responsibility for statutory reporting and stress testing
    * Extensive stakeholder management within the Business Unit and the Bank as a whole



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Ability to collaborate and build relationships
    * Broad experience in commercial finance and financial reporting
    * Excellent Communication & C-Level stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)





    Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 + 15-30% Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 3 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Finance Director | VC backed Vegan Food Start-Up | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £100000 — £110000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a VC backed company who produce luxury convenience food that can be picked up in stores across the UK or be delivered straight to busy Londoners homes. They are growing quickly as they are expected to reach a £25m turnover this year after 150% growth. As they are passionate about this booming industry, they want their team to feel the same way. Whilst maintaining its professional edge, the company are super friendly and pride themselves on their healthy work/ life balance.

    The Role:

    * Manage, mentor and grow the finance team and ensure excellent teamwork across the function.
    * Partnering with the Founders to help shape company strategy
    * Driving forecasting and planning
    * Setting up a robust controls environment as the business grows
    * Partnering with different business units to implement a budgeting cycle
    * Manage the monthly close process
    * Ensure the timely production of accurate Management Accounts
    * Overall control for the finance system with responsibility for the maintenance and updating of the system.

    What we need to see

    * ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA qualified
    * Experience in a finance function at a fast growing SME
    * Experience within the food and beverage/ consumer goods market
    * Excellent communicator
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious individual who thrives in a challenging role

    Salary: £100-110k (depending on experience) plus equity

    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity.

  • Role:

    Interim Financial Controller | Beverage Industry

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £450 — £550
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Financial Controller- Beverage Industry



    Harmonic Finance are delighted to be working exclusively with one of Britain's fastest-growing beverage businesses.

    The company have a relaxed, non-corporate culture and are growing 20% each year. They currently have a turnover of circa £70m.



    The role:

    Overall control for the finance system with responsibility for the maintenance and updating of the systems

    * Cash Flow forecasting
    * Partnering with different business units to implement a budgeting cycle
    * Manage the monthly close process
    * Ensure the timely production of accurate Management Accounts
    * Given the rate of growth within the business, there is likely scope for your duties to cover additional international territories as you master more 'BAU' activities.



    What you need:

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * FMCG experience



    Duration: 6 months initial (chance to transfer to permanent if both parties feel there is a good 'fit')

    Day rate: Negotiable

    Start: ASAP.



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Senior Finance Manager | Education | Oxford

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary
    £55000 — £75000
    Per annum + 10% bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    SENIOR FINANCE MANAGER | EDUCATION | OXFORD

    THE CLIENT
    We are excited to be working with a hyper-growth educational company embarking some of the fastest growth rates in the UK & Europe. Our client aims to expand its market not only domestically but at an international level. They run education programmes for thousands of students, covering exceptional English language courses together with an extensive variety of academic subjects.
    They are growing fast. There is no question about it. Their emphasis on building partnerships both in the UK and internationally require a dynamic individual to shape future growth. Their goal? To become an academic partner of extremely high calibre universities around the globe. Additionally, they have exceptional charity offerings encouraging kid's university enrolment.

    THE ROLE - (IMMEDIATE DUTIES)

    * FP&A MODELLING FOR INVESTMENT - Monitor and produce cash flow & P&L over the last 5 years. Develop an investment plan covering internal and external appraisals. Extensive cash management policymaking to improve return-on-cash.



    * TEAM DEVELOPMENT - Lead and manage the finance team. Embark training and development plans for overperformance together with improve financial literacy across the organisation. Monitor and assess department-specific budgets for cost analysis.



    * ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Work effectively in a creative and entrepreneurial finance environment. Identify and implement more efficient processes & systems.



    * REPORTING - Responsible for the company's management accounting spectrum with regular internal reports to directors.

    THE ROLE - (MID-TERM DUTIES)

    * STRATEGY - Contribute to all-round company development. Conduct financial profitability analysis and support managerial decision making. Embark extensive financial and risk modelling, providing recommendations where necessary.



    * ACQUISITIONS - Work with Directors to embark possible acquisitions. Manage your team and conduct diligence work with the possibility of new company integration into your current portfolio.

    PRACTICAL DETAILS

    * £55-75k P/A (FTE) with 10% based on individual goals + Company benefits
    * Flexibility options
    * Immediate start
    * Based in Oxford or London (min 2 days per week in Oxford)

    REQUIREMENTS

    * Accountancy Qualification or Part-Qualified status (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
    * Background with rapid-growth SME
    * Financial analysis & management accounting experience
    * Project management and presentation to stakeholders
    * Excel skills, financial budgeting, ability of training others
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Work ethic, self-motivated, organised and attentive to detail

    BONUS SKILLS

    * Positive "Can-do" attitude towards challenges
    * Experience with XERO accounting

  • Role:

    Senior Finance Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary
    £55000 — £75000
    Per annum + 10% bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    NEW OPPORTUNITY - SENIOR FINANCE MANAGER - EDUCATION

    THE CLIENT
    We are excited to be working with a hyper-growth educational company embarking some of the fastest growth rates in the UK & Europe. Our client aims to expand its market not only domestically but at an international level. They run education programmes for thousands of students, covering exceptional English language courses together with an extensive variety of academic subjects.
    They are growing fast. There is no question about it. Their emphasis on building partnerships both in the UK and internationally require a dynamic individual to shape future growth. Their goal? To become an academic partner of extremely high calibre universities around the globe. Additionally, they have exceptional charity offerings encouraging kid's university enrolment.

    THE ROLE - (IMMEDIATE DUTIES)

    * FP&A MODELLING FOR INVESTMENT - Monitor and produce cash flow & P&L over the last 5 years. Develop an investment plan covering internal and external appraisals. Extensive cash management policymaking to improve return-on-cash.



    * TEAM DEVELOPMENT - Lead and manage the finance team. Embark training and development plans for overperformance together with improve financial literacy across the organisation. Monitor and assess department-specific budgets for cost analysis.



    * ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Work effectively in a creative and entrepreneurial finance environment. Identify and implement more efficient processes & systems.



    * REPORTING - Responsible for the company's management accounting spectrum with regular internal reports to directors.

    THE ROLE - (MID-TERM DUTIES)

    * STRATEGY - Contribute to all-round company development. Conduct financial profitability analysis and support managerial decision making. Embark extensive financial and risk modelling, providing recommendations where necessary.



    * ACQUISITIONS - Work with Directors to embark possible acquisitions. Manage your team and conduct diligence work with the possibility of new company integration into your current portfolio.

    PRACTICAL DETAILS

    * £55-75k P/A (FTE) with 10% based on individual goals + Company benefits
    * Flexibility options
    * Immediate start
    * Based in Oxford or London (min 2 days per week in Oxford)

    REQUIREMENTS

    * Accountancy Qualification or Part-Qualified status (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
    * Background with rapid-growth SME
    * Financial analysis & management accounting experience
    * Project management and presentation to stakeholders
    * Excel skills, financial budgeting, ability of training others
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Work ethic, self-motivated, organised and attentive to detail

    BONUS SKILLS

    * Positive "Can-do" attitude towards challenges
    * Experience with XERO accounting

  • Role:

    CFO - Fast Growth Media Agency

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £120000 — £150000
    Per annum + Discretionary Bonus
  • Industry:
    Media
  • Doing what:

    CFO - Fast Growth Creative Agency



    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a VC backed forward-thinking full-service agency, currently making enormous strides in the industry!

    After just seven years in the creative agency sector they have risen to be one of the fastest growing, most innovate and multi-skilled agencies in London. And to top it off they have an incredibly impressive client base to match, including multiple household names.

    Their short to mid-term objectives are to double in size over the next 3-4 years, and to be recognised in the UK as the best agency in their niche sector. This aim has now opened up a new opportunity for a highly competent and experienced CFO to come in and help realise their vision, and notably help sustain the level of growth.

    The Team:

    The company are 70 strong, and are passionate believers that maintaining a transparent, positive working culture is the most important ingredient for growing a successful agency.

    The company values concentrate heavily on respect between the team, collaboration and openness of ideas. These values are integral to every department and are to be adhered to from team members at all levels.



    Your Objectives:

    * Collaborate with the CEO and investors to develop their growth strategy, raise additional funds and financial planning
    * Devise plans to grow the finance department where you see necessary
    * Overall management of FP&A, all financial reporting and cash management
    * Implementation of controls environment
    * Ensure the annual budgets process is applied

    What you need:

    * Experience managing FP&A, MI, Reporting and Cash Management
    * Strong communication skills
    * Experience working with a fast-growing enterprise
    * Experience in leadership
    * Strategic thinker

    Offered Package:

    * £120,000 - £150,000
    * Discretionary Bonus
    * Share Options (negotiable depending on experience)

    As well as the company's exciting prospects, and their promise to utilise your experience offering great amounts of freedom in the role, they are determined to ensure the opportunity will be a fun one. And an opportunity that can give you a unique experience in one of the fastest growing sectors in the world.

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Finance Manager - Venture Capital Backed Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £55000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    New Opportunity - Finance Manager - Tech Start-up (VC backed)



    The Company



    This role is crucial to the growth of an innovative tech start-up focussing on revolutionising the E-commerce space. They are close to securing to securing a substantial sum at a Series C raise following impressive prior raises. The Finance Manager will be primarily responsible for managing and developing a team while improving processes to support the rapid expansion the business expects.



    This is an opportunity to work at an ambitious start-up who are growing quickly both in the UK and Internationally. They pride themselves on their diverse team with an eclectic mix of backgrounds and nationalities (not to mention multiple office dogs!). They are based in an exciting new office which has recently been revamped.



    The Role



    The Finance Manager will support the Finance Director in establishing a robust financial control environment, insourcing the finance function and supporting the production of Budgeting and Planning. They will also build and develop the team starting with 3 direct reports.



    * Extensive Project work supporting international expansion and process improvement
    * Mentor and support the development of direct reports
    * Full responsibility for the month-end process
    * Establishing robust financial controls
    * Managing a team responsible for the production of management accounts, annual reporting and AP/AR
    * Support the Finance Director with Budgeting & Planning
    * Extensive exposure to multiple leaders in the business providing decision support
    * Improve the accuracy and insightfulness of MI









    Required Experience:

    * Newly Qualified Accountant or Finalist (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    * Able to improve Finance processes
    * Commercially Astute
    * Keen to work in a fast-paced start-up
    * Able to embrace change
    * Passionate about Tech





    Optional Experience:



    * Worked in a Tech Start-Up



    Offered Package:

    * £45,000 - £55,000
    * Start Date flexible (ASAP but could wait 3 months)



    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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  • Role:

    Bid Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £50000 — £55000
    Per annum + Commission + Bonus
  • Industry:
    Retail
  • Doing what:

    Bid Manager | Luxury Retail | Central London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a Luxury Retailer that are looking to recruit a Bid Manager.

    Based in state-of-the-art offices located in the heart of Shoreditch, the client are a prominent retailer and manufacturer of luxury products. Working in conjunction with architects and designers, their staff have a deep knowledge of their product and a passion for their industry.

    The company prides itself on its community culture which promotes creativity and individuality. Staff are treated incredibly well with international trips, subsidised gym membership and free food and drinks throughout different points in the week.

    Duties:

    * Manage and be accountable for the end-to-end bid process.
    * Build and maintain excellent knowledge of the business and sector
    * Construct detailed proposals to be presented to new clients
    * Map out project management and after sales processes
    * Write detailed explanation of the businesses policies on Health & Safety, Quality and GDPR
    * Ensure the proposed solution delivers and meets the clients' expectations.
    * Design and propose fee structures
    * Support the business in winning negotiations

    What you need:

    * Previous experience as a Bid Manager
    * Good educational background
    * Computer literate
    * Commercially astute
    * Excellent literacy skills
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see:

    * Experience in luxury manufacturing
    * Design and build experience

    Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Commission
    Location: Central London

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.
    ___________________________________________________________________
    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Finance Manager - Fast Growth Consultancy

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £50000 — £70000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager- Fast Growth Consultancy



    Harmonic are pleased to be working with a Top 100 Practice Firm in their search for a Finance Manager who will work alongside a variety of clients to oversee the implementation of new finance systems.



    You will be assisting a number of fast-growing and entrepreneurial businesses to adapt current finance systems and implement new ones to improve the way the financial reporting is carried out.



    Based in brand new state-of-the-art offices, the company itself has a 'family-feel' culture, where you will work alongside intelligent people and have a high level of impact on SMEs, influencing the way they operate.



    The business is building out a Finance Systems consulting offering to their clients and this is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about this to grow the service and build a team.



    Responsibilities

    * Ensuring finance systems are working correctly and efficiently for a variety of clients
    * Setting up new systems in a range of different fast-moving businesses
    * Working to improve finance systems internally as well as externally
    * Preparing businesses for the implementation of new systems
    * Working alongside technical accountants to impact the way in which different businesses complete their accounts



    Requirements

    * Previous experience working within an SME
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Experience setting up systems within a business such (Xero preferred)
    * Passionate about system improvement



    What we'd like to see

    * ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified
    * Adaptable

    Salary: £50,000- £70,000



    Please get in touch with Fin on 0203 773 3530 for further information.

    Please feel free to share this with any friends or colleagues who may be interested.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Financial Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £50000 — £55000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Accountant | FTSE 250 Bank | London

    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE 250 Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.

    This is an opportunity to join the company as a newly qualified accountant and progress your career quickly having a lot of impact on processes and systems. The business has a brilliant reputation for developing talent and the ideal path is to progress into a Financial Controller role in the mid-term.

    The role

    The Financial Accountant is responsible for supporting the Financial Controller with reporting of financial performance under IFRS. There is also an extensive business Partnering element working with stakeholders across bank wide divisions and supporting major projects.

    * Preparation of monthly Management Accounts providing commentary on performance covering P&L and Balance Sheet
    * Production of monthly, quarterly and year end reporting (IFRS)
    * Work closely with FP&A teams and Project teams to support with the production of accurate reports
    * Extensive process improvement and process automation work
    * Business Partner with Finance & Non-Finance stakeholders
    * Assist with queries from Auditors
    * Management of VAT Reporting

    What you need (essential)

    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA (Newly Qualified)
    * Audit experience
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Good IT skills
    * Ambitious
    * Finance Systems/ process improvement experience
    * Excellent communication skills

    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience

    Salary: Competitive base salary + 10-15% Bonus + 10% Pension
    Start date: ASAP

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    CFO | Hyper-Growth Beverage Brand

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £100000 — £110000.00
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    CFO | Hyper-Growth Beverage Brand | London

    The company

    Making major headlines in the European press for some time now, our client - having recently delivered a major fund raise - are on the cusp of becoming a household name, having already delivered incredible growth and brand reputation within a very short time frame.

    In order to deliver their 3 year strategy, they have tasked Harmonic Finance with supporting their recruitment of the business's first CFO.

    The role
    Although you will be ably supported by a Snr Financial Controller and another more junior finance colleague, this is a true 'hands-on' CFO role, where you will be expected to deal with strategy leadership and investor relations. While also dealing with ensuring best of class FP&A analysis, process improvements and stat accounting from you and the team.

    The business will be unrecognizable within 12 months, so it is important that you thrive in an environment where growth plans are aggressive. An ability to be adaptable, operationally-minded and a passion for building, coaching and scaling finance teams
    Although it is not a pre-requisite for consideration for the role, candidates who have previous experience of the beverages sector (particularly in relation to the in-sourcing of bottling or canning and packaging) would be of particular interest.

    What we need to see (essential):

    * At least 3 years experience in an FD or CFO role.
    * Past experience of having worked in a fast-growth Private Equity or VC-backed business would be of real benefit.

    What we'd like to see (bonus)

    * ACA-qualified candidates will be looked upon most favourably
    * Food or Beverage industry experience
    * Previous experience of supporting an IPO process

    Salary: £100-110,000 + market leading equity

    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Graduate Account Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £22000 — £25000
    Per annum + Commission (£5k guarantee) + Bonus
  • Industry:
    Sales
  • Doing what:

    Graduate Account Manager | Luxury Furniture/Interiors | Central London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a Luxury Furniture / Interiors that are looking to recruit an Accounts Manager.

    Based in state-of-the-art offices located in the heart of Shoreditch, the client are a prominent retailer and manufacturer of luxury products. Working in conjunction with architects and designers, their staff have a deep knowledge of their product and a passion for their industry.

    The company prides itself on its community culture which promotes creativity and individuality. Staff are treated incredibly well with subsidised gym membership, social events and free food and drinks throughout different points in the week.

    The Role

    This role is a very client facing position that will involve winning new business and manage on-going accounts. You'll receiving training that comes second to none in high-end and luxury sales and be taken on weekly external meetings to give you exposure to the industry.

    This position will suit a self-motivated and driven individual with excellent communication skills who enjoys meritocratic work and engaging with people.

    Duties

    * Maximise sales
    * Engage with new clients both new and existing
    * Build up an excellent knowledge of the product portfolio
    * Create product quotations, presentations and picture boards for clients
    * Management of purchase orders
    * Organise the delivery of samples
    * Liaise with suppliers
    * Attend client meetings and events
    * Visit client offices and offer advice on products

    What you need

    * Driven mentality
    * Attention to detail
    * Computer literate
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see

    * Experience in a sales related position (even part-time)
    * Interior design / Furniture industry experience

    Location: Central London
    Package: £22,000 - £25,000 + Commission (£5000 guarantee for first year) £30,000 OTE in year 1.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.
    ________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 020 3773 3530

  • Role:

    Graduate Account Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £22000 — £25000
    Per annum + Commission (£5k guarantee) + Bonus
  • Industry:
    Sales
  • Doing what:

    Graduate Account Manager | Luxury Furniture/Interiors | Central London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a Luxury Furniture / Interiors that are looking to recruit an Accounts Manager.

    Based in state-of-the-art offices located in the heart of Shoreditch, the client are a prominent retailer and manufacturer of luxury products. Working in conjunction with architects and designers, their staff have a deep knowledge of their product and a passion for their industry.

    The company prides itself on its community culture which promotes creativity and individuality. Staff are treated incredibly well with subsidised gym membership, social events and free food and drinks throughout different points in the week.


    The Role

    This role is a very client facing position that will involve winning new business and manage on-going accounts. You'll receiving training that comes second to none in high-end and luxury sales and be taken on weekly external meetings to give you exposure to the industry.

    This position will suit a self-motivated and driven individual with excellent communication skills who enjoys meritocratic work and engaging with people.

    Duties

    * Maximise sales
    * Engage with new clients both new and existing
    * Build up an excellent knowledge of the product portfolio
    * Create product quotations, presentations and picture boards for clients
    * Management of purchase orders
    * Organise the delivery of samples
    * Liaise with suppliers
    * Attend client meetings and events
    * Visit client offices and offer advice on products

    What you need

    * Driven mentality
    * Attention to detail
    * Computer literate
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see

    * Experience in a sales related position (even part-time)
    * Interior design / Furniture industry experience

    Location: Central London
    Package: £22,000 - £25,000 + Commission (£5000 guarantee for first year) £30,000 OTE in year 1.


    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.
    ________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 020 3773 3530

  • Role:

    Finance Manager | Kentish Town | Fashion Retailer

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    North London, London
  • Salary
    £65000 — £70000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | Kentish Town | Fashion Retailer

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of the UK's fastest-growing fashion retailers.
    The business design and manufacture in the UK and are frequently featured in leading magazines such as GQ and Harper's Bazaar.

    Company Culture

    The business hire on attitude, potential and competencies rather than requiring candidates to be a '100% on paper fit'. So if you feel that you fit some, but not all of the below, please give us a call to discuss the role further!
    Company culture is very entrepreneurial: fun, international, fast-moving and meritocratic.

    The Role

    The position is a real hybrid role, covering overall management of the Financial Planning function (variance analysis, revenue, stock forecasts etc) but will also involve leading on audit work and production of stat accounts for multiple entities.
    You will manage a team of 4 more junior colleagues who cover Management Accounts, Financial Analysis and Transactional Finance, and will report into an award-winning CFO who will provide mentoring and guidance.

    Career Prospects?

    The business view this role as stepping up to Financial Controller or Head of Finance within 12-18 months (subject to good performance)

    Work Environment

    Architect-designed fit-out. Airy, light and modern. Situated next to dozens of great bars and restaurants.

    Salary: 60-72k + Benefits

    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Management Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000.00 — £45000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | Private Equity

    Our client is a rapidly growing Private-Equity investment fund based in Central London. This fund has doubled their head count in the last 12 months and is on course to do the same again by the end of 2019. To support this impressive expansion, they're looking to add some exceptional talent to their finance function that will be the backbone of their growth strategy.

    The role:

    Our client is looking for a driven and hard-working Management Accountant with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. This is a new position that has come about due to the rapid growth of the business and reports directly into the Finance Director.

    Duties:

    * Management accounts
    * Business partnering with various departments
    * VAT returns
    * Bank Reconciliations
    * Post journals
    * Managing AP/AR staff
    * Support systems implementation

    What you need:

    * ACCA/CIMA Part Qualified
    * Experience of working in an SME
    * Solid understanding of bank recs and transactional finance
    * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see:

    * Experience in Private Equity or Asset Management
    * Experience of working in multi-currency / in an international company

    Location: London
    Salary: £35,000 - £45,000



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    ________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris : 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Management Accountant- AIM Listed Media Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £50000
    Per annum + pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | AIM Listed Media Company | London

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with an international award-winning Media company based close by to Wimbledon station on the recruitment of a Management Accountant. This fast growth business has expanded internationally and has recently listed on the AIM stock exchange.



    This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional yet personable business which prides itself on team-work and a great community spirit. This position comes with great career progression and the opportunity to grow alongside the business.

    The Role

    * Ensuring that purchases are represented in actual and forecast reporting

    * Working closely with budget holders across the business

    * Production of monthly cost reports for the senior finance team and budget holders (focusing on IT, Occupancy & Professionals Fees, Marketing and Data)

    * Preparation of cost forecasts and budgets alongside interim and year end cost analysis

    * Management of 2 Accounts Payable Specialists

    * Overseeing the Costs in multiple entities including liaising closely with local suppliers



    What we need to see:

    *Qualified or Part Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Strong Excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * An enthusiastic and highly motivated individual

    Salary: £45,000-50,000 (depending on experience)


    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity.

    Please get in touch with Emily Pryor for my details

  • Role:

    Management Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £50000
    Per annum + pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | Media | London

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with an international award-winning Media company based close by to Wimbledon station on the recruitment of a Management Accountant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional yet personable business who prides itself on team-work and a great community spirit. This position comes with great career progression with the opportunity to grow alongside the business.

    The Role

    * Ensuring that purchases are represented in actual and forecast reporting

    * Working closely with budget holders across the business

    * Production of monthly cost reports for the senior finance team and budget holders (focusing on IT, Occupancy & Professionals Fees, Marketing and Data)

    * Preparation of cost forecasts and budgets alongside interim and year end cost analysis

    * Management of 2 Accounts Payable Specialists

    * Overseeing the Costs in multiple entities including liaising closely with local suppliers



    What we need to see:

    *Qualified or PQ ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Strong Excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * An enthusiastic and highly motivated individual

    Salary: £45-50,000 (depending on experience)

    Location: Wimbledon

    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity.

    Please get in touch with Emily Pryor for my details

  • Role:

    Finance Director | VC backed Food Start-Up | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £100000 — £110000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a VC backed company who produce luxury convenience food that can be picked up in stores across the UK or be delivered straight to busy Londoners homes. They are growing quickly as they are expected to reach a £25m turnover this year after 150% growth. As they are passionate about this booming industry, they want their team to feel the same way. Whilst maintaining its professional edge, the company are super friendly and pride themselves on their healthy work/ life balance.

    The Role:

    * Manage, mentor and grow the finance team and ensure excellent teamwork across the function.
    * Partnering with the Founders to help shape company strategy
    * Driving forecasting and planning
    * Setting up a robust controls environment as the business grows
    * Partnering with different business units to implement a budgeting cycle
    * Manage the monthly close process
    * Ensure the timely production of accurate Management Accounts
    * Overall control for the finance system with responsibility for the maintenance and updating of the system.

    What we need to see

    * ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA qualified
    * Experience in a finance function at a fast growing SME
    * Experience within the food and beverage/ consumer goods market
    * Excellent communicator
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious individual who thrives in a challenging role


    Salary: £100-110k (depending on experience) plus equity

    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity.

  • Role:

    Project Accountant / Finance Business Partner |Flexible Working

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Surrey
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £60000
    Per annum + GYM + Private Healthcare
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Project Accountant / Finance Business Partner | Surrey | Flexible Working

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting for one of the UK's most innovative technology businesses. Having recently raised several million pounds of investment, the client are investing heavily in their Finance and Operations function.
    The business develop tech hardware which is used across of a multitude of sectors. It has recently been featured by WIRED magazine as the 'sector to watch' for 2019.

    The Role & Duties

    A new role for the business, you will act as finance business partner to the CFO, CEO, MD, Head of Technology and also the Business Development Directors.
    Although that company's commercial performance is fantastic, there is currently a lack of financial input into tendering processes, pricing strategies and analysis
    As the role will frequently involve Skype/Audio conf calls with stakeholders who are geographically dispersed, the client have requested that we communicate that this role is very much 'output' based and so a regular work from home element is more than acceptable.

    What you need (Essential)

    * Qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA
    * At least 2 years experience in a Project Accountant Finance Business Partner, FP&A or Commercial Finance role.
    * Fantastic communication skills: you need to be a great influencer and listener
    * Strong forecasting and budgeting skills
    * Advanced Excel

    What we'd like to see (Non-Essential)

    * Some experience within a technology business (product, marketplace, hardware, software)

    Salary: 45-60k + Private Healthcare + Gym membership
    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    B.I. Data Analyst | Fast-growth technology business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Surrey
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £55000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    IT
  • Doing what:

    Business Intelligence Data Analyst | Fast-growth technology business

    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting on an exclusive basis for one of the UK's fastest- growing Series C Venture Capital-backed businesses. Based in Surrey (circa 20 mins journey on the train from Waterloo). Parking is free and available for any candidates wishing to drive.

    The role

    The position is a new role for the business, and offers a unique opportunity to have huge impact within a short space of time. Although the organisation are capturing revenue and subscription data they do not have a fit for purpose Business Intelligence solution. Subsequently, part of your role will be supporting a dedicated implementation partner with setting up a new B.I. reporting and visualization tool.
    Your core objectives within the first 6 months will be to build dashboards and data architecture so that you can partner effectively with Finance and Marketing. By the mid-point of 2019 the business want to be in a position whereby they can leverage their data to make informed, strategic decisions.
    The position offers exceptional opportunities for career progression.

    Duties and expectations

    * Be the 'go to' person for data analysis, mining and visaulisation
    * Support the setup of a new B.I. reporting and visualization tool
    * Build clear segmented data sources overview: (customer service, financial etc)
    * Build KPI dashboards
    * Help to design the data architecture and monitor data integrity
    * Establish an effective predictive analysis process

    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Minimum of 3 years professional working experience
    * Solid understanding of one or more established B.I. Tools.
    * Some experience of consumer tracking
    * Some scripting language (SQL)
    * Degree educated

    What we'd like to see (Non-Essential)

    * Some experience within a technology-led business (service provider, software, product or hardware)

    Salary: 48-54k + benefits
    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Finance Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £55000.00 — £55000.00
    Per annum + Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | Private Equity| Central London

    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting for a Finance Manager to join a growing Private Equity fund that invest specifically into fast-growth tech businesses.

    This position will give you great exposure to the Finance Director and Partners of the firm. It combines controls and reporting with some fascinating commercial accounting work which will focus upon analysis of the fund's investments and due diligence upon potential investments.

    The role:

    Our client is looking for a passionate and driven Finance Manager with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. This role is an excellent opportunity for a commercially astute candidate that also has an in depth understanding of reporting regulations, compliance and legislation.

    Duties:

    * Budgets, Forecasts and reporting
    * Production of statutory and management accounts
    * Fund Accounting
    * FP&A
    * Providing advice on strategic decisions
    * Preparing due diligence and value analysis
    * Financial Modelling
    * Business partnering with senior stakeholders
    * Management and oversight of Junior staff

    What you need:

    * ACA Qualified
    * Audit background
    * A genuine interest in working in Private Equity
    * Advanced Excel
    * A passion for commercial finance
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we would like to see:

    * Experience in a Private Equity or Venture Capital firm
    * Fund accounting

    Permanent salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + Bonus
    Location: Central London.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    ___________________________________________________________
    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Interim Financial Accountant (Contract) - Financial Services

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £330 — £450
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Financial Accountant (Contract) | FTSE 250 Bank | London



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE 250 Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.





    The role



    The Interim Financial Accountant is responsible for supporting the Financial Controller with reporting of financial performance under IFRS. There is also an extensive business Partnering element working with stakeholders across bank wide divisions and supporting major projects.



    * Supporting with monthly-close process
    * Preparation of monthly Management Accounts providing commentary on performance covering P&L and Balance Sheet
    * Production of monthly, quarterly and year end financial reporting (IFRS)
    * Work closely with Tax, FP&A teams and Project teams to support with the production of accurate reports
    * Extensive process improvement and process automation work
    * Support with the improvement of financial controls (SOX)
    * Produce quarterly regulatory reporting (FINREP)
    * Assist with queries from Auditors





    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Strong statutory reporting experience
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Good IT skills
    * Finance Systems/ process improvement experience
    * Excellent communication skills



    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience



    Rate: £330 to £450 per day

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Interim Financial Accountant (Contract) - Financial Services

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £330 — £450
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Financial Accountant (Contract) | FTSE 250 Bank | London



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE 250 Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.





    The role



    The Interim Financial Accountant is responsible for supporting the Financial Controller with reporting of financial performance under IFRS. There is also an extensive business Partnering element working with stakeholders across bank wide divisions and supporting major projects.



    * Supporting with monthly-close process
    * Preparation of monthly Management Accounts providing commentary on performance covering P&L and Balance Sheet
    * Production of monthly, quarterly and year end financial reporting (IFRS)
    * Work closely with Tax, FP&A teams and Project teams to support with the production of accurate reports
    * Extensive process improvement and process automation work
    * Support with the improvement of financial controls (SOX)
    * Produce quarterly regulatory reporting (FINREP)
    * Assist with queries from Auditors





    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Strong statutory reporting experience
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Good IT skills
    * Finance Systems/ process improvement experience
    * Excellent communication skills



    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience



    Rate: £330 to £450 per day

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Head of FP&A - Challenger Bank

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £80000 — £90000
    Per annum + Pension + Bonus + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Head of FP&A | FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role working Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders across the business. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Director' level roles.





    The role



    The Head of FP&A for the driving the financial performance and strategic direction of the business unit. The position offers a unique opportunity to build a lot of processes almost from scratch (Financial Planning, Analysis and MI) as well as extensive exposure to C-Level stakeholders driving the Projects and Investment across the Group.



    * Manage the production and presentation of detailed financial analysis
    * Build relationships with senior stakeholders and support with strategic decisions
    * Manage the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting process
    * Overhaul the MI reporting processes ensuring improved accuracy and use of information
    * Manage a team of Business Partners
    * Build and Improve the quality of MI and high-level analysis on Projects
    * Analyse the performance of strategic projects and transformation initiatives
    * Build relationships with stakeholders in multiple Business Unit's across the Group



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Ability to collaborate and build relationships
    * Extensive FP&A experience
    * Excellent Communication & C-Level stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)
    * Prior Projects experience
    * Exposure to Technology, Change, Project, IT teams





    Salary: £80,000 to £90,000 + 15-30% Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 3 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Treasury Manager - Challenger Bank - Milton Keynes

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £60000 — £80000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Treasury Manager | Challenger Bank | Milton Keynes



    Working for one of the UK's most innovative Financial Services organisations, you will be the 'point-person' for Treasury working directly with the CFO.



    The position takes responsibility for making recommendations to the executive team covering technical control based advice, insightful analysis and longer term strategic support.



    Company Culture



    Our client are defiantly non-corporate: think Fintech start-up more than large corporate. Lots of social interaction, opportunities for travel etc.



    Duties



    * Support the CFO with additional funding
    * Producing and presenting Monthly reporting and forecasting for the Leadership team
    * Managing the day-to-day treasury and cash management in the business
    * Ensure adequate liquidity
    * Drive continuous improvement in cash flow and liquidity models
    * Analyse and assess market risk to support strategic decisions
    * Business Partner with local and international finance leaders



    Experience



    * Qualified Accountant or Tax Professional (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CTA)
    * Prior Treasury experience
    * Excellent communicator
    * Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent Excel and modelling experience
    * Financial Services experience is preferred but not a must



    Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 basic + bonus.



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.



    Please feel free to share with any friends that might be interested

  • Role:

    Head of Finance - FTSE Listed

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP (3 months)
  • Salary
    £85000 — £95000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Head of Finance | FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role working Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders across the business. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Head of' and 'Director' level roles.





    The role



    The Head of Finance is responsible for the Financial Management of major Bank wide Change, Technology and IT projects which are of critical Strategic performance of the Bank. The position offers a unique opportunity to build a lot of the Project Accounting and Reporting processes almost from scratch (Accounting and MI) as well as extensive exposure to C-Level stakeholders driving the Projects and Investment across the Group.



    * Build and Improve the quality of MI and high-level analysis on Projects
    * Manage the Production of Project focussed financial reporting building relationships with Group External Reporting teams
    * Ensure robust controls and consistency of accounting a regarding CAPEX and OPEX
    * Drive process improvements
    * Manage Accounting Policy and treatment of Projects
    * Provide detailed analysis of Project spend
    * Work closely with FP&A, Change and Project teams to ensure Budgets and Forecasts are accurate and up-to-date
    * Build relationships with Bank wide stakeholders in various UK locations
    * Support with strategic Project planning and looking at longer terms strategy
    * Manage and develop the team



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Strong Accounting and Financial Reporting experience (ability to deliver tight financial controls)
    * Ability to collaborate and build relationships
    * Excellent Communication & C-Level stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)
    * Prior Projects experience
    * Exposure to Technology, Change, Project, IT teams



    Salary: £80,000 to £95,000 + 15-30% Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 3 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Interim FP&A Analyst (Contract) - FTSE Listed Bank

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £300 — £375
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim FP&A Analyst (Contract)| FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders on major Change projects My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into a Permanent position.





    The role



    The Finance Analyst works closely with leadership teams in other parts of the business including Change, Operations and IT to drive the efficiency and return on investment of major projects and providing detailed and insightful analysis to multipe stakeholders.



    * Build relationships with Senior stakeholders (Operations, Change, IT)
    * Manage the production of FP&A and financial reporting
    * Manage the annual budgeting and longer-term strategy for major projects and internal investment
    * Provide insightful analysis and MI
    * Provide financial support during decision making and investment appraisal process
    * Streamline and improve processes
    * Build relationships with stakeholders in multiple locations across the UK and in different Bank wide teams (including Group Reporting and Group FP&A)



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial and be able to communicate with Non-Finance stakeholders
    * Strong FP&A and Finance Business Partner experience
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience is not necessary





    Day Rate: £300 - £375 per day

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Interim Finance Analyst (Contract) - FTSE Listed Bank

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £300 — £350
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Finance Analyst (Contract)| FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders on major Change projects My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into a Permanent position.





    The role



    The Finance Analyst works closely with leadership teams in other parts of the business including Change, Operations and IT to drive the efficiency and return on investment of major projects and providing detailed and insightful analysis to multipe stakeholders.



    * Build relationships with Senior stakeholders (Operations, Change, IT)
    * Manage the production of FP&A and financial reporting
    * Manage the annual budgeting and longer-term strategy for major projects and internal investment
    * Provide insightful analysis and MI
    * Provide financial support during decision making and investment appraisal process
    * Streamline and improve processes
    * Build relationships with stakeholders in multiple locations across the UK and in different Bank wide teams (including Group Reporting and Group FP&A)



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial and be able to communicate with Non-Finance stakeholders
    * Strong FP&A and Finance Business Partner experience
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience is not necessary





    Day Rate: £300 - £350 per day

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Group Financial Controller | East Sussex

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Lewes, East Sussex
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £70000.00 — £82000
    Per annum + bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group Financial Controller | Private Equity-backed wholesale retail business | East Sussex

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting exclusively on behalf of a rapidly-expanding wholesale retailer based in East Sussex- a rare opportunity in this location. Following significant Private Equity investment, the business has experienced rapid organic growth. And is now focusing upon a programme of acquisitions of smaller competitors.
    The role is a newly-created position and the successful candidate will be mentored by a hugely experienced CFO and Non-Exec Directors with phenomenal track records. In short, this is a perfect position for a candidate looking to make the step up to Finance Director within an 18-month window.

    Company culture is entrepreneurial and fast-moving, but also hugely supportive with a great social scene. Staff retention is subsequently excellent.

    The role:

    Reporting into the CFO, you will manage both the commercial finance function, transactional finance sub-team and also own the production of the P&L and Management Accounts (supported by the team). You will also take responsibility for the annual audit, and have a solid understanding of VAT and Corp Tax within a mid-large sized business setting.

    The focus of the role will be 65% commercial. Candidates should therefore have a genuine passion for FP&A and Commercial Analysis.

    What we need to see (essential):

    · ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    · Recent experience of leading finance teams (min 3 people +)
    · Good balance of stat and commercial accounting knowledge (and practical hands-on experience)

    What we'd like to see (non-essential):

    · Experience of working in a private equity-backed business would be helpful. But is non-essential.

    Salary: £75-82,000 + bonus

    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Head of Finance - FTSE Listed

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP (3 months)
  • Salary
    £85000 — £95000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Head of Finance | FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role working Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders across the business. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Head of' and 'Director' level roles.





    The role



    The Head of Finance is responsible for the Financial Management of major Bank wide Change, Technology and IT projects which are of critical Strategic performance to the Bank. The position offers a unique opportunity to build a lot of the Project Accounting and Reporting processes almost from scratch (Accounting and MI) as well as extensive exposure to C-Level stakeholders driving the Projects and Investment across the Group.



    * Build and Improve the quality of MI and high-level analysis on Projects
    * Manage the Production of Project focussed financial reporting building relationships with Group External Reporting teams
    * Ensure robust controls and consistency of accounting a regarding CAPEX and OPEX
    * Drive process improvements
    * Manage Accounting Policy and treatment of Projects
    * Provide detailed analysis of Project spend
    * Work closely with FP&A, Change and Project teams to ensure Budgets and Forecasts are accurate and up-to-date
    * Build relationships with Bank wide stakeholders in various UK locations
    * Support with strategic Project planning and looking at longer terms strategy
    * Manage and develop the team



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Strong Accounting and Financial Reporting experience (ability to deliver tight financial controls)
    * Ability to collaborate and build relationships
    * Excellent Communication & C-Level stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)
    * Prior Projects experience
    * Exposure to Technology, Change, Project, IT teams



    Salary: £80,000 to £95,000 + 15-30% Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 3 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Commercial Bid Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £40000 — £50000
    Per annum + Commission + Bonus
  • Industry:
    Retail
  • Doing what:

    Commercial Bid Manager | Luxury Retail | Central London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a Luxury Retailer that are looking to recruit a Commercial Manager.

    Based in state-of-the-art offices located in the heart of Shoreditch, the client are a prominent retailer and manufacturer of luxury products. Working in conjunction with architects and designers, their staff have a deep knowledge of their product and a passion for their industry.

    The company prides itself on its community culture which promotes creativity and individuality. Staff are treated incredibly well with one free international holiday per year, subsidised gym membership and free food and drinks throughout different points in the week.

    Duties:

    * Manage and be accountable for the end-to-end bid process.
    * Build and maintain excellent knowledge of the business and sector
    * Construct detailed proposals to be presented to new clients
    * Map out project management and after sales processes
    * Write detailed explanation of the businesses policies on Health & Safety, Quality and GDPR
    * Ensure the proposed solution delivers and meets the clients' expectations.
    * Design and propose fee structures
    * Support the business in winning negotiations

    What you need:

    * Previous experience as a Bid/Commercial/Tender Manager
    * Good educational background
    * Computer literate
    * Commercially astute
    * Excellent literacy skills
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see:

    * Experience in luxury manufacturing
    * Design and build experience

    Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Commission
    Location: Central London

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.
    ___________________________________________________________________
    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Head of Finance - FTSE Listed

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP (3 months)
  • Salary
    £85000 — £95000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Head of Finance | FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role working Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders across the business. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Head of' and 'Director' level roles.





    The role



    The Head of Finance is responsible for the Financial Management of major Bank wide Change, Technology and IT projects which are of critical Strategic performance to the Bank. The position offers a unique opportunity to build a lot of the Project Accounting and Reporting processes almost from scratch (Accounting and MI) as well as extensive exposure to C-Level stakeholders driving the Projects and Investment across the Group.



    * Build and Improve the quality of MI and high-level analysis on Projects
    * Manage the Production of Project focussed financial reporting building relationships with Group External Reporting teams
    * Ensure robust controls and consistency of accounting a regarding CAPEX and OPEX
    * Drive process improvements
    * Manage Accounting Policy and treatment of Projects
    * Provide detailed analysis of Project spend
    * Work closely with FP&A, Change and Project teams to ensure Budgets and Forecasts are accurate and up-to-date
    * Build relationships with Bank wide stakeholders in various UK locations
    * Support with strategic Project planning and looking at longer terms strategy
    * Manage and develop the team



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Strong Accounting and Financial Reporting experience (ability to deliver tight financial controls)
    * Ability to collaborate and build relationships
    * Excellent Communication & C-Level stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)
    * Prior Projects experience
    * Exposure to Technology, Change, Project, IT teams



    Salary: £80,000 to £95,000 + 15-30% Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 3 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Senior Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £30000.00 — £40000.00
    Per annum + Full Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Senior Accounting Clerk: Accountancy Practice | North London | Study Support

    We are proud to be recruiting for a Senior Accounting Clerk to join a growing accountancy practice based in a very accessible part of North London.

    This position is an excellent opportunity for a growing finance professional to further develop their skills, gain exposure to a wide range of businesses and become fully qualified.

    The team you will be joining operate from beautiful open plan offices and are very sociable, the company regularly expense days out and various social events throughout the year.

    The role:

    Our client is looking for a hard-working Senior Accounting Clerk with excellent communication skills to join their dynamic finance department. This role is hands-on, it will give you the opportunity to develop your skills in finance and gain great exposure to number of limited companies.

    Duties

    * Mentor two Junior Accountants
    * Corporate tax
    * Personal tax
    * Audit
    * VAT returns
    * Manging various limited company accounts.

    What you need:

    * Studying towards ACCA / CIMA/ ACA qualification
    * Hard working and detailed orientated.
    * Experience of working in a practice firm

    What we'd like to see:

    * Studying towards CTA
    * A desire to become a fully qualified accountant.

    Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Full Study Support
    Location: North London.

    _____________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Graduate Finance and Operations | Snack Start-Up- London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £20000 — £21000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Graduate Finance and Operations Assistant | Snack Start-Up | London

    We are pleased to be working with an exciting healthy snack start-up based in the heart of Shoreditch. The company offers a fast-paced environment full of dynamic, driven and passionate people. They are scaling quickly and have successfully launched their brand in the US.

    You will be joining a close-knit, fun team that organise lots of social events and reward you for your hard work. This is a great opportunity to join an exciting business as it scales quickly.

    The Role:

    This role supports the Operations Director with the following duties:

    * Process orders and ensure they are delivered on time
    * Produce invoices
    * Manage the accounts receivable function
    * Complete the bank reconciliations
    * Opportunity to redesign processes
    * Manage planning and stock
    * Build great relationships with the supply chain teams

    Experience & Skill requirements:

    * 1 years Finance experience or Graduate in accounting / finance subject.
    * Strong excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Willing to learn



    Salary: £20,000 - £21,000
    Location: Shoreditch


    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

  • Role:

    FP&A Manager | London | Credit Cards

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £60000 — £70000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    FP&A Manager | London | Credit Cards
    Working for one of the UK's most innovative Financial Services organisations, you will be the 'point-person' for the FP&A elements of their growing Credit Card product line.
    You will have a successful track record of business-partnering with Senior Stakeholders and be comfortable combining hands-on duties with the provision of broader strategic input on commercial finance activities.
    Company Culture
    Our client are defiantly non-corporate: think Fintech start-up more than large corporate. Lots of social interaction, opportunities for travel etc.
    Duties

    * Create advanced Excel models from scratch to support forecasting, budgeting and business reporting.
    * Define pricing strategy with the Board.
    * Provide financial planning for new product launches
    * Business Partner with Sales and Marketing to build budgets and analysis for applicable campaigns etc
    * Work with the COO and Operations team
    * Provide modelling and analysis to support new-business decisions (including new product launches).

    Salary: 65-70k basic + bonus.
    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

    Qualifications

    * Degree from a top university
    * ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified accountant
    * Demonstrated expertise in finance analysis and pricing (developing financial models from scratch, analysing financial statements and collating management information)
    * Experienced analyst within UK financial services, preferably with experience of credit card products
    * Significant understanding of the expectations and ongoing requirements of operating in a FCA regulated environment
    * Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, and planning tools - proven ability to build comprehensive financial models
    * Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    * Experience working with senior management team
    * Strong quantitative analysis skills
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    * Capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions with limited supervision
    * Ability to cope with the ambiguity that is consistent with the start-up of a new product
    * Strong project management skills
    * Self-motivated and able to work to tight deadlines

  • Role:

    Financial Controller

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Reading, Berkshire
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £350 — £450
    Per day + Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller | Immediate Start | Reading

    This is the number 1 role in finance for a fast-growtrh pharmaceutical company.



    The role:

    * Day-to-day management of the Finance Team
    * Business Partnering with the Directors to support commercial decisions via Financial Analysis and modelling.
    * Ensure delivery of accurate Management Accounts and the P&L (directly and via your reports).
    * Production of budgets and cash flow forecasts
    * Act as main point of contact for internal audit.
    * Oversee submission of VAT returns, P11d's etc.



    What you need (essential):

    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
    * Immediately available
    * Experinece in an SME
    * At least 2 years experience as a Financial Controller


    What we'd like to see (not-essential):

    *

    Pharamceutical experience



    Location: Reading
    Day rate: £350 - 450
    Contract Length: 3 months rolling



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.


    ____________________________________________________________________

    Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Financial Controller

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Reading, Berkshire
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £350 — £450
    Per day + Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller | Immediate Start | Reading | 3 days a week

    This is the number 1 role in finance for a fast-growtrh pharmaceutical company.



    The role:

    * Day-to-day management of the Finance Team
    * Business Partnering with the Directors to support commercial decisions via Financial Analysis and modelling.
    * Ensure delivery of accurate Management Accounts and the P&L (directly and via your reports).
    * Production of budgets and cash flow forecasts
    * Act as main point of contact for internal audit.
    * Oversee submission of VAT returns, P11d's etc.



    What you need (essential):

    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
    * Immediately available
    * Experinece in an SME
    * At least 2 years experience as a Financial Controller


    What we'd like to see (not-essential):

    *

    Pharamceutical experience



    Location: Reading
    Day rate: £350 - 450
    Contract Length: 3 months rolling



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.


    ____________________________________________________________________

    Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Finance Manager | Innovative Tech Start-Up | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000 — £45000
    Per annum + pension and study support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | Innovative Artificial Intelligence Start-Up | London

    The Client

    We are pleased to be working with an innovative tech start-up focusing on AI and big data. The company offers a fast-paced environment full of young, driven and passionate people. They are scaling quickly and will be disruptively innovating the public access WiFi market. The business is well financed and led by entrepreneurs who have previously achieved successful Exits for start-ups.

    The Finance Manager is the first in house finance hire and will be integral to the continued expansion. The successful candidate will be mentored by a portfolio CFO and will have a real impact on building out the finance function in terms of both process, quality and team. The role would suit someone who has significant responsibility in a Management Accountant or Assistant Accountant role. Study support will be offered on an ad-hoc basis.

    The office environment is a dynamic coworking space that has a real sense of community and lots of social events. From 4pm Friday finishes to Monday company lunches, they are a fun team that pride themselves on their great company culture.

    The Role

    The Finance Manager will work closely with the CEO and portfolio CFO. There is a genuine opportunity for this person to grow in to the FD position in the next 2-3 years.

    The role:

    * Responsible for building out the finance function within the business
    * Responsibility for driving Forecasting and Planning
    * Implementation of a Budgeting cycle

    * Oversee the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions
    * Oversee and manage the production of Monthly Management accounts
    * Issue timely and complete financial statements
    * Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report

    What we need to see:

    * An ambitious individual that is willing to learn
    * 3-4 years' experience in a finance position
    * Excited by start-ups
    * Excellent communicator


    Offered Package:

    * £35,000 - £45,000 + study support (if required)
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait for someone with 3 months' notice)

  • Role:

    Financial Accountant | AIM Listed Technology Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £350 — £375
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Accountant | 6 Month Day Rate Contract | Immediate Start | London

    The Client

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a scaling, international software company based in state-of-the-art offices in London. This AIM listed company is leading in its industry and supplies some of the largest financial services businesses. Despite being a large organisation, the client are defiantly non-corporate and pride themselves on their supportive company culture.

    The Role

    This role will be reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller and the duties include:


    * Production of monthly, quarterly and year end reporting
    * Support with the production of accurate reports

    *Assisting with budgeting and forecasting
    * Assist with queries from Auditors
    * VAT Reporting
    * Tax compliance and reporting

    *Transfer pricing


    What we need to see

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * Tax and treasury experience
    * Technically strong accounting skills
    * Excellent excel skills
    * Good communicator

    Day rate: £350-375

  • Role:

    VAT Accountant | FTSE Listed Bank

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000 — £45000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    VAT Accountant | FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into other areas of the business.



    The role



    The VAT Accountant supports the Tax Assistant Manager and will be responsible for the following duties:



    * Prepare monthly Intrastat returns
    * Prepare EC sales lists
    * Prepare the quarterly VAT returns and monthly balance VAT sheet reconciliations
    * Monthly irrecoverable VAT accrual
    * Responsible for making tax payments
    * Support the finance team with reporting
    * Monthly VAT BDR calculations



    What you need (essential)



    * ATT or CTA qualified or studying towards it
    * Excellent Communication
    * Desire to learn and progress career quickly
    * Some prior experience in Indirect Tax
    * Ambitious
    * Strong excel skills





    Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 1 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

  • Role:

    Finance Director - SaaS Tech Start-Up (Venture Capital)

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000 — £75000
    Per annum + Share Option
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Director - SaaS Start-Up (VC Backed)



    The Client



    Harmonic are pleased to be working exclusively with a Venture Capital backed SaaS scale-up. Supported by several well-known and respected investors they are looking to accelerate their growth having raised some substantial investment.



    They have successfully established a software/ Tech platform with a clearly defined market providing a solution to a problem which is faced by almost every business in the world.



    This is an opportunity to work with one of London's most exciting start-ups and be part of a young, dynamic team. It is certainly not your typical 9-5 role. Longer term they see this progressing to CFO.



    The Role



    The Finance Director will work closely with the CEO & Founder to drive the expansion of the business and build a Finance function effectively from scratch.



    The role:

    * Build and establish the Finance function creating reporting process and implementing finance systems
    * Business Partner with the CEO to drive strategic performance and support the growth of the business
    * Establish KPI's and work closely with Tech and Sales teams from a Budgeting perspective
    * Create an FP&A process
    * Support the CEO with Investor Relations and future fundraising
    * Prepare and present Board Packs
    * Management of the monthly-close process
    * Management of the AP/AR function
    * Provide Decision Support and Business Partnering across the business
    * Manage Year-End reporting



    Required Experience:

    * Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    * Excited by start-ups
    * Ambitious and Intelligent
    * Good Breadth of Financial Accounting and Commercial Finance experience
    * Love working in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent Communication Skills
    * Confident Engaging with multiple Non-Finance Stakeholders



    Bonus Skills:

    * Prior Start-Up experience



    Offered Package:

    * Up to £65,000 - £75,000 + Excellent Options
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait 3 months)



    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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  • Role:

    Finance Director - Fast Growth Luxury Chocolate Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £75000 — £100000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Director | Fast Growth Luxury Chocolate Start-Up | London

    The Client

    We are pleased to be working with an innovative luxury chocolate start-up. The company offers a fast-paced environment full of young, driven and passionate people. They are disrupting their market and are growing rapidly (50% in the past year) with a current Turnover of circa £25m.

    The Finance Director is the first in house Senior finance hire and will be integral to the continued expansion. Much of this growth is International with the business in trading across 3 continents. This is an opportunity to have real impact on building out the finance function in terms of both process, quality and team.

    The office environment is a dynamic coworking space that has a real sense of community and lots of social events. They are a fun team that pride themselves on their great company culture.

    The Role

    The Finance Director will work closely with the CEO as the business continues to scale.

    The role:

    * Responsible for building out the finance function within the business
    * Responsibility for driving Forecasting and Planning
    * Implementation of a Budgeting cycle
    * Redesign Forecasting and MI production to provide more in-depth analysis of complex Sales Data
    * Oversee and manage the production of Monthly Management accounts
    * Lead the production of Board and Investor reporting
    * Build Financial Reporting tools to report on stock and inventory
    * Work with External Advisors providing support on complex International Tax and Transfer Pricing issues
    * Liaise with HMRC and ensure the business is compliant with International Sales Tax
    * In source the Finance function and take responsibility for producing Statutory Accounts (IFRS and UK GAAP)

    Required Experience:

    * Experience in a scale-up or start-up
    * Experience working with large volume of complex Data
    * FMCG experience, ideally food or beverages
    * Experience with International Operations
    * Excellent communicator
    * Ability to engage with Senior stakeholders
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious
    * Qualified Accountant

    Offered Package:

    * £75,000 - £100,000 + Bonus
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait for someone with 3 months' notice)

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

  • Role:

    Interim (Day Rate) Group Tax & Treasury Manager | Technology

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £350 — £450
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group Tax & Treasury Manager | 6 Month Day Rate Contract | Immediate Start | London

    The Client

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a scaling, international software company based in state-of-the-art offices in London. This AIM listed company is leading in its industry and supplies some of the largest financial services businesses. Despite being a large organisation, the client are defiantly non-corporate and pride themselves on their supportive company culture.

    The Role

    This role will be reporting directly to the Finance Director and will work closely with the company secretary. The duties include:

    * Tax compliance and reporting
    * Transfer pricing
    * Advising the finance team regarding VAT and tax queries
    * Responsible for cash flow
    * Reviewing the FX exposures

    What we need to see

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * Tax and treasury experience
    * Technically strong accounting skills
    * Excellent excel skills
    * Leadership experience
    * Strong communicator




    Please get in touch with Emily Pryor for further details.





    Please forward your CV to emily.pryor@harmonicfinance to be considered for an interview.

  • Role:

    Accounts Payable Assistant | Technology | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £25000 — £28000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Accounts Payable Assistant | Technology | London

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with an international award-winning Technology company based close by to Wimbledon station on the recruitment of an Accounts Payable Assistant. This is as exciting opportunity to join a professional yet personable business who prides itself on team-work and a great community spirit. This position comes with great career progression and support with the opportunity to grow alongside the business.

    The Role

    * Maintenance of Accounts Payable Ledger
    * Processing and weekly payment runs for purchase invoices
    * Assist with the month end process
    * Participation in budget preparation

    * Processing of employee expenses

    What we need to see:

    *Experience of finance systems
    * Strong organisation skills
    * High attention to detail
    * Good level of Excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * An enthusiastic and highly motivated individual

    Salary: £25-28,000 (depending on experience)

    Location: Wimbledon

    Please feel free to circulate this amongst anyone who you believe may be interested in this opportunity.

    Please get in touch with Emily Pryor

  • Role:

    Interim Finance Business Partner (Contract) - FTSE Listed Bank

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £370 — £450
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Finance Business Partner (Contract)| FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders on major Change projects My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Head of' and 'Director' level roles.





    The role



    The Finance Business Partner works closely with leadership teams in other parts of the business including Change, Operations and IT to drive the efficiency and return on investment of major projects



    * Build relationships with Senior stakeholders (Operations, Change, IT)
    * Prepare monthly Board Packs and MI
    * Manage the production of FP&A and financial reporting
    * Manage the annual budgeting and longer-term strategy for major projects and internal investment
    * Provide financial support during decision making and investment appraisal process
    * Streamline and improve processes
    * Build relationships with stakeholders in multiple locations across the UK and in different Bank wide teams (including Group Reporting and Group FP&A)



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial and be able to communicate with Non-Finance stakeholders
    * Strong FP&A and Finance Business Partner experience
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)





    Day Rate: £370 - £450 per day

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Management Accountant | Part Qualified | Digital & Branding

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    Immediate
  • Salary
    £35000 — £45000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | Digital & Branding Agency

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of East London's most successful Branding and Design Agencies. Headquartered in the heart of Shoreditch, the business also has premises in North America and a rapidly-expanding Asian presence. Subsequently the role is a good long-term 'home' for someone who wishes to develop their career with a growing business with great values.

    You will have a good deal of autonomy and responsibility as although you will be supported by a part-time financial controller and finance assistant, you will be the core 'go to' for Finance-related queries for the CEO and the rest of the business.
    Study support will be provided for candidates who are not qualified, but wish to continue through the exam process.

    Duties:

    * Maintaining and keeping the sales, purchase, VAT, bank, general ledgers up-to-date including monthly reconciliations for Asia, London & US
    * Taking ownership of our Management Information System to control the jobs costing system and
    reconciling to financial package including regular recording, monitoring and reporting of time spent on jobs vs estimates
    * Liaising with HR and payroll Company with monthly changes and month end reconciliation
    * Managing the analysis of credit cards, expenses, petty cash and benefits in kind for employees and filing P11Ds
    * Assisting with the Company Secretary duties - annual returns, dormant accounts, EC sales
    * Maintaining the fixed assets register, depreciating schedule, adjustments on monthly basis and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    * Journal entries for Management Accounts, Prepayments and Accruals for management and year end accounts
    * Producing Financial Statements including Profit & Loss and Variance Analysis
    * Reporting on company Assets and Liabilities including Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    * Assisting with the monitoring of cash flow forecasting and budgets as defined by the Financial Controller
    * Being responsible for all the approval and payment of suppliers and expenses
    * Weekly financial reporting with regard to Cash Flow/Profitability/WIP to the Financial Controller and CEO
    * Training/Managing Accounts Assistant and Trainees
    * Carrying out continuous reviews of working accounting practices and processes to ensure efficient and cost
    effective operations
    * Ensuring day-to-day smooth running of the Finance Department
    * Ensuring the business is compliant with all financial regulations.

    Salary: 35-45k (experience depended) + study support + bens

  • Role:

    Part-Qualified Financial Accountant - FTSE 250

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000 — £40000
    Per annum + Study Support + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Part Qualified Financial Accountant | FTSE 250 | London



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE 250 Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company as you near Qualification and progress your career quickly having a lot of impact on processes and systems. The position sits in one of the smaller yet more complex areas of the business which the Bank is investing heavily and as a result gives good exposure to a number of different stakeholders.



    With a reputation for helping people pick up broad experience the opportunities for progression are endless with paths into FP&A or different business units in the mid-term.





    The role



    The Assistant Financial Accountant is responsible for supporting the Finance Manager with reporting of financial performance under IFRS. There is also an extensive business Partnering element working with stakeholders across bank wide divisions and supporting major projects.



    * Preparation of monthly Management Accounts providing commentary on performance covering P&L and Balance Sheet
    * Production of monthly, quarterly and year end reporting (IFRS)
    * Work closely with FP&A teams and Project teams to support with the production of accurate reports
    * Extensive process improvement and process automation work
    * Business Partner with Finance & Non-Finance stakeholders
    * Assist with queries from Auditors
    * Management of VAT Reporting





    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA (Part Qualified)
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Good IT skills
    * Ambitious
    * Finance Systems/ process improvement experience
    * Excellent communication skills



    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience
    * Team player





    Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + study support + salary increase upon qualification + 10-15% Bonus + 10% Pension

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Finance and Commercial Manager | VC backed Charity | Camden

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £50000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance and Commercial Manager | VC backed Charity | Camden Town



    The Client

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting on a pro-bono basis for the VC backed Camden- based child literacy charity Bookmark Reading. Based directly above the Earl of Camden in state-of-the-art offices, you will share an office with eve Sleep (an award winning start-up who were founded in 2015 and announced their IPO in 2017) and will be mentored by their CFO and Executive Director, Abid Ismail.



    The Role

    * Responsible for the day-to-day finance function
    * Responsible for cash management, cash forecasting and new income generating strategies
    * Preparation of monthly management accounts, annual financial statements and reports for the board of trustees
    * Responsible for developing and negotiating the charity's commercial agreements including school contracts, grant and other donor contracts, commercial participator agreements, professional fundraiser agreements, IP licenses and all associated guidelines
    * Development of financial policies and procedures, internal controls, corporate governance and risk management frameworks
    * Select and implement a new accounting system



    What we need to see

    * ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA qualified or finalist
    * Commercially astute
    * High integrity
    * Adaptable and enjoys working in a past-faced growth environment
    * Passionate about start-ups and the charity's mission



    Salary: £45-50k plus benefits



    Please forward your CV to be considered for an interview.

  • Role:

    Zwischen Finanzkontrolleur (Financial Controller) | Frankfurt

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £500 — £600
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Zwischen Finanzkontrolleur (Interim Financial Controller) | Banking| Frankfurt | Germany



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank that are expanding their operation into Germany. Having recently opened an office in Frankfurt and with a high performing Leadership Team in place they are preparing for some rapid expansion. They have successfully received regulatory approval from BaFin and are looking for an Interim Financial Controller.



    The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.







    The role



    The Interim Financial Controller is responsible for establishing and managing the Financial Control activities of the new business and supporting the Leadership team:



    * Produce accurate and timely Statutory Reporting under German GAAP
    * Ensure all month end tasks are completed accurately and on time
    * Produce monthly management accounts providing performance commentary
    * Prepare local tax returns
    * Ensure the accuracy of the General Ledger
    * Support the Year End External Audit
    * Drive process and systems improvement
    * Work closely with Leadership teams in Germany and London



    What you need (essential)



    * Relevant Accounting Experience (ideally Qualified)
    * Financial Services Experience
    * Extensive German GAAP experience
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Fluent in GERMAN AND ENGLISH







    Salary: 500 to 600 Euros Per Day

    Duration: 6 months (minimum)

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: +44 (0)203 7733530

  • Role:

    Senior Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £35000.00 — £45000.00
    Per annum + Full Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Senior Accounting Clerk: Accountancy Practice | North London | Study Support

    We are proud to be recruiting for a Senior Accounting Clerk to join a growing accountancy practice based in a very accessible part of North London.
    This position is an excellent opportunity for a growing finance professional to further develop their skills, gain exposure to a wide range of businesses and become fully qualified.
    The team you will be joining operate from beautiful open plan offices and are very sociable, the company regularly expense days out and various social events throughout the year.

    The role:

    Our client is looking for a hard-working Senior Accounting Clerk with excellent communication skills to join their dynamic finance department. This role is hands-on, it will give you the opportunity to develop your skills in finance and gain great exposure to number of limited companies.

    Duties

    * Mentor two Junior Accountants
    * Corporate tax
    * Personal tax
    * Audit
    * VAT returns
    * Manging various limited company accounts.

    What you need:

    * Studying towards ACCA / CIMA/ ACA qualification
    * Hard working and detailed orientated.

    What we'd like to see:

    * Studying towards CTA
    * Experience of working in Practice
    * A desire to become a fully qualified accountant.

    Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Full Study Support
    Location: North London.

    _____________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Finance Analyst - FTSE 250 Bank

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £30000 — £32000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Analyst | FTSE Listed Bank



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role in one of the newest and rapidly expanding product lines in the company. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into other areas of the business and pick up increased exposure as you progress through your studies.





    The role



    The FP&A Analyst supports the FP&A Manager with the production of forecasting and planning for a new product line. It covers all elements of the P&L including revenue and cost with the opportunity to work with several senior stakeholders.



    * Produce financial reporting for the Leadership team
    * Analyse trends and provide variance analysis
    * Produce monthly forecasting and annual planning
    * Develop financial models
    * Business Partner with sales other teams within the business
    * Build relationships with Executive stakeholders
    * Provide Decision support and work on pricing models
    * Prepare monthly Board Packs with insightful KPI's and analysis



    What you need (essential)



    * ACCA or CIMA Part Qualified
    * Excellent Communication
    * Desire to learn and progress career quickly
    * Some prior exposure to Management Accounts or Financial Analysis
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * Some Excel & Financial Modelling experience





    Salary: £30,000 to £32,000 + Study Support + Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 1 months)



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Financial Controller - Award Winning Retail/ E-commerce Start-U

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £65000 — £75000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller - Award Winning Retail/ E-commerce Start-Up

    The Client

    We are pleased to be working with an innovative e-commerce retail start-up revolutionising their market place. The company offers a fast-paced environment full of young, driven and passionate people. Having won several awards, they are growing rapidly (100% in the past year) with current Turnover of circa £20m. They are targeting £50m Turnover by 2020.

    The Financial Controller is the first in house Senior finance hire and will be integral to the continued expansion. Much of this growth is International with the business trading in 7 countries across 3 continents. This is an opportunity to have real impact on building out the finance function in terms of both process, quality and team.

    They are keen to add someone to the business who is fun, hardworking, intelligent and wants to progress their career quickly with a view to becoming Finance Director/ CFO in the mid-term.

    The office environment is one of the most spectacular in London creating a fantastic place to work (plenty of fresh air, sense of community, office dogs, free yoga classes) - it is more like a modern art gallery based in one of the most vibrant parts of the city. They do a lot of socialising outside of work!

    The Role

    The Financial Controller is key to the growth of the business and is responsible for building and managing a small team covering end-to-end Finance and partnering closely with both the COO and CEO.

    The role:

    * Responsible for building out the finance function within the business
    * Responsibility for driving Forecasting and Planning
    * Implementation of a Budgeting cycle
    * Redesign Forecasting and MI production to provide more in-depth analysis of complex Sales Data
    * Oversee and manage the production of Monthly Management accounts
    * Lead the production of Board and Investor reporting
    * Build Financial Reporting tools to report on stock and inventory
    * Work with External Advisors providing support on complex International Tax and Transfer Pricing issues
    * Liaise with HMRC and ensure the business is compliant with International Sales Tax
    * In source the Finance function and take responsibility for producing Statutory Accounts (IFRS and UK GAAP)

    Required Experience:

    * Experience in a scale-up or start-up
    * Experience working with large volume of complex Data
    * E-commerce/ Retail experience
    * Experience with International Operations
    * Excellent communicator
    * Ability to engage with Senior stakeholders
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious
    * Qualified Accountant

    Offered Package:

    * £65,000 - £75,000 + Bonus
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait for someone with 3 months' notice)

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

  • Role:

    Management Accountant - Award Winning Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £30000 — £35000
    Per annum + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant: Fast growing Start Up | Shoreditch



    Harmonic are proud to recruit for a rapidly growing Start Up. Located in brand new offices in Shoreditch, they have 3 sites with more due to open in London next year. This gives candidates the opportunity to work in a non-corporate, entrepreneurial environment where they can have a real impact on the way in which Finance is managed and the business is scaled.



    The role:



    My client is looking for a passionate and driven Junior Management Accountant with strong communication skills to join the Finance Department. The role presents an opportunity to have impact on streamlining transactional finance processes and systems to support the continued expansion of the business. They will play a critical role in month close process and the production of monthly management accounts with the opportunity to gain more commercial exposure as the business scales.



    Responsibilities:



    * Manage monthly close process
    * Management of cash flow forecasting & Balance Sheet Reconciliations Authorisation of purchase invoices
    * Assist with the production Management Accounts
    * Sales Ledger
    * Credit control
    * Drive process improvement initiatives
    * VAT Returns
    * Assist the Financial Controller driving Commerciality across the business including FP&A



    Essential requirements:



    * ACCA OR CIMA Part Qualified
    * Excellent communicator
    * Prior experience assisting with Management Accounting
    * Assisted with month end
    * Meticulous attention to detail



    Preferred skills:



    * Xero, Sage or Quickbooks





    Salary: Up to £35,000 + benefits



    Location: London.



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

  • Role:

    Finance Manager - SaaS Start-Up (Venture Capital Backed)

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £30000 — £35000
    Per annum + Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager - SaaS Start-Up (VC Backed)



    The Client



    Harmonic are pleased to be working exclusively with a Venture Capital backed SaaS scale-up. Supported by several well-known and respected investors they are looking to accelerate their growth having raised some substantial investment.



    They have successfully established a software/ Tech platform with a clearly defined market providing a solution to a problem which is faced by almost every business in the world.



    This is an opportunity to work with one of London's most exciting start-ups and be part of a young, dynamic team. It is certainly not your typical 9-5 role. Longer term they see this progressing to Finance Director or CFO.



    The Role



    The Finance Manager will work closely with the CEO & Founder to drive the expansion of the business and build a Finance function effectively from scratch.



    The role:

    * Build and establish the Finance function creating reporting process and implementing finance systems
    * Business Partner with the CEO to drive strategic performance and support the growth of the business
    * Establish KPI's and work closely with Tech and Sales teams from a Budgeting perspective
    * Create an FP&A process
    * Support the CEO with Investor Relations and future fundraising
    * Prepare and present Board Packs
    * Management of the monthly-close process
    * Management of the AP/AR function
    * Provide Decision Support and Business Partnering across the business
    * Manage Year-End reporting



    Required Experience:

    * Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    * Excited by start-ups
    * Ambitious and Intelligent
    * Good Breadth of Financial Accounting and Commercial Finance experience
    * Love working in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent Communication Skills
    * Confident Engaging with multiple Non-Finance Stakeholders



    Bonus Skills:

    * Prior Start-Up experience



    Offered Package:

    * Up to £50,000 - £65,000 + Options
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait 3 months)



    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Senior Accounting Clerk

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £35000.00 — £45000.00
    Per annum + Full Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Senior Accounting Clerk: Accountancy Practice | North London | Study Support

    We are proud to be recruiting for a Senior Accounting Clerk to join a growing accountancy practice based in a very accessible part of North London.
    This position is an excellent opportunity for a growing finance professional to further develop their skills, gain exposure to a wide range of businesses and become fully qualified.
    The team you will be joining operate from beautiful open plan offices and are very sociable, the company regularly expense days out and various social events throughout the year.

    The role:

    Our client is looking for a hard-working Senior Accounting Clerk with excellent communication skills to join their dynamic finance department. This role is hands-on, it will give you the opportunity to develop your skills in finance and gain great exposure to number of limited companies.

    Duties

    * Mentor two Junior Accountants
    * Corporate tax
    * Personal tax
    * Audit
    * VAT returns
    * Manging various limited company accounts.

    What you need:

    * Studying towards ACCA / CIMA/ ACA qualification
    * Hard working and detailed orientated.

    What we'd like to see:

    * Studying towards CTA
    * Experience of working in Practice
    * A desire to become a fully qualified accountant.

    Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Full Study Support
    Location: North London.

    _____________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £120000 — £150000
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Chief Financial Officer | Fast-growth Bar / Restaurant Chain

    The Company:

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on a retained basis with one of the UK's most exciting businesses who are continuing their international expansion following an excellent start to the year. Operating in the hospitality/entertainment sector this is a brilliant opportunity to join at a time when the business is about to embark on some ambitious strategic initiatives.

    Company culture is diverse and international. With the HR team being instructed to get the "brightest and best" to facilitate the company's growth strategy.

    The Role:

    This role will suit a strategic and incredibly commercial CFO to manage, control and develop the business model with a focus on extensive analytics and process improvement which can support the business as it expands and increases in complexity. Your role will involve (but not be restricted to):


    * Lead on Process improvement and Transformation projects
    * Analysis of financial reports to drive strategic objectives
    * Advise the board on strategic matters from a financial perspective
    * Plan, coordinate and execute the annual and long-term budget process
    * Communicate with and challenge senior stakeholders
    * Implementation of robust controls environment
    * Technical Advisory support
    * Recruitment of additional team members to facilitate scale
    * Ad-hoc project support for the CEO



    What you need (essential):

    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Hospitality Experience is a MUST
    * Experience Leading Finance teams
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Solid FP&A skills
    * Strategic thinker
    * Experience improving the quality of Financial processes
    * Experience of managing and building teams
    * A sense of fun: this is a big business. But a defiantly non-corporate one.



    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Restaurant / bar experience
    * Worked in an International business with multiple International stakeholders



    Package: £120 - 150K + Equity + Bonuses



    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview.

    ____________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 02037733530

  • Role:

    Financial Accountant - FTSE 250 Bank

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £50000 — £55000
    Per annum + Study Support + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Accountant | FTSE 250 | London



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE 250 Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.



    This is an opportunity to join the company as you near Qualification and progress your career quickly having a lot of impact on processes and systems. The ideal path is to progress into a business facing, FP&A role in the mid-term.





    The role



    The Financial Accountant is responsible for supporting the Finance Manager with reporting of financial performance under IFRS. There is also an extensive business Partnering element working with stakeholders across bank wide divisions and supporting major projects.



    * Preparation of monthly Management Accounts providing commentary on performance covering P&L and Balance Sheet
    * Production of monthly, quarterly and year end reporting (IFRS)
    * Work closely with FP&A teams and Project teams to support with the production of accurate reports
    * Extensive process improvement and process automation work
    * Business Partner with Finance & Non-Finance stakeholders
    * Assist with queries from Auditors
    * Management of VAT Reporting





    What you need (essential)



    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA (Part Qualified)
    * Excellent Communication & stakeholder engagement skills
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Good IT skills
    * Ambitious
    * Finance Systems/ process improvement experience
    * Excellent communication skills



    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience





    Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + study support + salary increase upon qualification + 10-15% Bonus + 10% Pension

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Financial Controller | Private Equity Real Estate | Windsor

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Windsor, Berkshire
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £60000 — £70000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller | Windsor

    Harmonic Finance are proud to have been engaged on an exclusive basis to recruit for a leading Real Estate company in Windsor.

    The company presently has a turnover of circa £2 million and is backed by a UK-leading Venture Capital fund.

    The role

    Supported by a part-time management accountant, you will work closely with the CEO and Venture Capital fund to bring rigour and structure to the finance function.

    Duties:

    * (Supported by a Management Accountant) own the creation of the P&L
    * Liase with the Business Development team to develop sales forecasts and budgets.
    * Develop a financial Reporting Pack for review at Board level.
    * VAT/P11ds etc

    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Experience of working as a Financial Controller / Head of Finance within an entreprenuerial SME setting

    What we'd like to see (Bonus)



    * Experience of retail and/or the commercial real estate.
    * Some experience of producing accounts for a UK or Chinese entity

    Salary: 60-70k

    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview

  • Role:

    Accounts and Tax Assistant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £22000 — £27000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Accounts & Tax Assistant | Food & Drinks | Milton Keynes

    Harmonic are proud to recruit for a leading food manufacturer based in Milton Keynes. This business is growing at an impressive rate and

    The role

    Our client is looking for a passionate and driven Accountant with excellent communication skills to join their finance department.
    The purpose of this position is to produce data of company operations and to provide analysis and provide accurate analysis and reports using group reporting tools that are compliant to accounting regulations.

    Duties

    * Record and maintain the sales and purchase ledger
    * Monthly reconciliations
    * Prepare monthly reports
    * Record expense claims
    * Assist in accounting audit
    * File and submit income tax
    * Support quarterly tax reporting
    * VAT returns

    What you need

    * Either 5 years post-grad in field of accounting or AAT qualified / ACCA or CIMA PQ
    * Understanding of Management Accounts
    * Sap / SAG experience
    * Excellent communications

    What we'd like to see

    * Experience in Food & Drinks
    * Experience in a manufacturing company

    Location: Milton Keynes
    Salary: £22,000 - £27,000

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    ____________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Chief Financial Officer | Fast Growth Convenience Food Brand

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £120000 — £150000
    Per annum + pension, bonus etc
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Chief Financial Officer | Fast Growth Convenience Food Brand | London

    The Company:

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on a retained basis with a fast growth ready meal business. Having reached an annual turnover of £60mil last year, they are looking to hire their first Chief Financial Officer. This is an excellent opportunity to join this diverse business at a time when they are about to embark on some ambitious strategic initiatives.

    The company prides itself on its diverse and fun working culture and has great values in place to maintain this culture as they continue to grow.

    The Role:

    * Lead on Process improvement and Transformation projects
    * Analysis of financial reports to drive strategic objectives
    * Advise the board on strategic matters from a financial perspective
    * Plan, coordinate and execute the annual and long-term budget process
    * Communicate with and challenge senior International stakeholders
    * Implementation of robust controls environment
    * Technical Advisory support
    * Recruitment of additional team members to facilitate scale
    * Ad-hoc project support for the CEO



    What you need (essential):

    * FMCG experience
    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Experience Leading Financial Accounting teams
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Solid FP&A skills
    * Strategic thinker
    * Experience improving the quality of Financial processes
    * Experience of managing and building teams
    * A sense of fun: this is a big business. But a defiantly non-corporate one.



    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Experience in an organisation that has gone through a large expansion.


    Package: 120-150K + Bonus


    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Accounts Payable Assistant|International Pharmaceutical Company

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £28000 — £29000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Accounts Payable Assistant | International Pharmaceuticals Business | Perm | London



    The Client

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a leading international pharmaceutical company on the hire of an Accounts Payable Assistant.



    Based in state- of- the- art offices located in the heart of West London, the client are prominent in their industry and despite being a large business, they have maintained a collaborative environment in which employees are truly supported. Working with other key players in the healthcare industry, their staff have a deep knowledge of their product and a passion for their industry.



    The Role

    This is a great opportunity for an Accounts Payable Assistant with 1-2 years' experience to join a dynamic business in a role that has a lot of scope for progression. The responsibilities of the role are as follows:

    * Receiving and processing invoices
    * Ensuring that the legal entity and VAT on invoices are correct
    * Working with multiple currencies
    * Coding invoices
    * Assisting the Senior Accounts Payable Assistant in ad-hoc duties



    What we need to see

    * 1-2 years accounts payable experience
    * Experience working with multiple currencies



    Salary: £28-29k (depending on experience)

  • Role:

    Finance Manager - Disruptive Tech Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £50000 — £60000
    Per annum + Share Options + Flexible Working
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager - Disruptive Tech Start-up

    The Client

    We are pleased to be working exclusively with an innovative, multi award-winning Tech scale-up business looking to revolutionise the Transport industry. My client has the aim of "Producing Tech which makes the world a better place" - similar in many respects to some of Elon Musk's ventures.

    This is an opportunity to work in a hugely entrepreneurial environment which is excellently funded and has ambitions to continue the setup and development of disruptive start-ups in a range of industries.

    Having recently moved into a fantastic new office space and promoting flexible working focussed on delivery and impact the client are looking for the "brightest" and most "ambitious" candidates on the market who are motivated and excited by making a difference.

    The company offers a fast-paced environment full of young, driven and passionate people. They are growing rapidly and hiring a Project Finance Manager to support the continued expansion. This is an opportunity to have real impact on the success of Technology and the Business itself. They are keen to add someone to the business who is fun, hardworking and wants to progress their career quickly.

    The Role

    The Finance Manager is responsible for managing Finance on major projects driving product development, supporting fundraising and facing off to investors. The role also involves extensive business partnering with multiple teams.

    The role:

    * Produce monthly budget reports and financial analysis measuring the success of projects and investment
    * Act as Finance Business Partner with R&D and Manufacturing teams
    * Produce and Present monthly financials to Investors and Leadership teams (monthly close process and management accounts
    * Manage 'day-to-day' transactional finance on major projects
    * Ad-Hoc project work with the CFO
    * Assist with VAT Reporting and liaise with Auditors where necessary

    Required Experience:

    * Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or Finalist
    * Passionate about Tech and Innovation
    * Experience or desire to work in a disruptive scale-up or start-up
    * Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent communicator
    * Ability to engage with Senior stakeholders
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious

    Offered Package:

    * Up to £50,000 - £60,000
    * Share Options
    * Start Date ASAP

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Financial Controller | Award Winning Innovative Snack Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £ — £
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller - Award Winning Innovative Snack Business



    The Client

    Harmonic are working exclusively with a fast-growth innovative snack business. With £40m of fundraising and an impressive growth period, they are seeking to hire their first Financial Controller.

    This is an opportunity to work in one of London's most spectacular office spaces and have a substantial impact on the success of the business as it scales.

    The Role

    The Financial Controller will work closely with the Founders and support the CFO who will work 2 days per week. They will be responsible for establishing and managing the day-to-day running of the Finance function.

    The role:

    * Production of Monthly Management Accounts
    * Build and manage the Day-to- Day Finance function (establishing robust processes)
    * Support the CFO with Board Packs and Investor Reporting
    * Management of the monthly-close process
    * Management of VAT returns and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    * Management of the AP/AR function
    * Develop an FP&A process
    * Support ad-hoc strategic projects
    * Support the Founders and Leadership team
    * Provide Decision Support and Business Partnering across the business

    Required Experience:

    * Part Qualified or Newly Qualified Accountant
    * Excited by start-ups
    * Ambitious and Intelligent
    * Good Breadth of Financial Accounting and Commercial Finance experience
    * Love working in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent Communication Skills
    * Confident Engaging with multiple Non-Finance Stakeholders

    Bonus Skills:

    * Technically Strong (IFRS or UK GAAP)
    * Experience building FP&A functions
    * Prior Start-Up experience
    * FMCG experience

    Offered Package:

    * Up to £55,000 + Options
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait 3 months)

    Please get in touch at

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Assistant Finance Director

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £30000.00 — £40000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Assistant Finance Director | Boutique Hotel Chain | Central London

    I have been asked to recruit on behalf of one of London's most highly rated Hotels. With the London Hotel industry at one of it's all time highs, this is a great opportunity time to join a very reputable company that is growing at a substantial pace.
    This role will be working very closely with the Finance Director and offers great exposure to senior stakeholders and the rest of the business.

    The Role:

    Our client is looking for a passionate and driven Assistant Finance Director with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the commercial and technical aspects of accounting with a real desire to learn.

    Duties:

    * Business forecasts
    * Business partnering with finance and non-finance departments
    * Develop high-quality management information
    * VAT returns
    * Management accounts
    * Statutory reports

    What you need:

    * Hotel industry experience is a must
    * ACA / ACCA / CIMA part-qual
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see

    * Experience in luxury Hotels
    * Experience in supporting a senior finance member

    Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
    Location: Central London.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    ____________________________________________________________________
    Phone: 0203 7733530 Twitter: @chrisharmonic

  • Role:

    Financial Controller | Award Winning Artificial Intelligence

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £70000 — £75000
    Per annum + PENSION AND SHARE OPTIONS
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller | Award Winning Artificial Intelligence Business | Perm | London



    The Company

    Harmonic are proud to be working with an award winning, hyper growth artificial intelligence business on the recruitment of a Financial Controller. This high-profile business has raised substantial 8 figure investment in the past year with head count more than doubling. The business is performing fantastically and despite fast growth, they have maintained their friendly and dynamic community culture.



    The Role

    Directly reporting to the CFO, the new hire will be responsible for building the financial controllership function and setting up the day to day processes of finance. The Financial Controller will be integral to the growth of the startup with a particular focus on building best in class processes focused on turning high volumes of complex data into information that is useful for the business.

    Responsible:

    * Establish the finance processes including streamlining the reconciliations process
    * Build and manage the Day-to- Day Finance function
    * Responsible for producing monthly Management Accounts and Year-End Accounts (IFRS)
    * Completing the monthly close process
    * Preparing the business for Audit
    * Production of annual accounts under IFRS



    What we need to see

    * Qualified Accountant (ideally ACA or ACCA)
    * Excited by and passionate about start-ups
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Highly intelligent
    * Very commercially astute
    * Technically strong accountant



    What we would like to see

    * Experience in a start-up business



    Salary: £70-75k plus share options



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Financial Controller/ HoF | Hyper Growth Fintech Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £65000 — £75000
    Per annum + pension and share options
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller/ Head of Finance | Hyper Growth Fintech Business | Perm | London



    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a very ambitious Fintech business on the hire of a Financial Controller/ Head of Finance. The client is experiencing extremely high growth as their headcount has increased from 15 to 80 in the last year and they have huge plans for expansion. This fast growth Fintech business are notoriously non- corporate and have a fun, dynamic culture. They are disrupting the way in which banking is done and are about to launch an exciting new product line.



    The Role

    Reporting directly to the CFO, the new hire will be responsible for all day-to-day financial operations and streamlining the finance process with the support of the Business Analyst. The Financial Controller will focus on building the best in class processes and will be expected to turn high volumes of complex data into information that is useful for the business. Once these processes have been established, the CFO will be happy for the FC to assist on strategy, FP&A and the preparation of board packs. The new hire will have scope to progress in to the FD role quickly.



    * Building Financial Controller framework
    * Monthly close process
    * Production of the Management Accounts
    * Production of annual accounts under IFRS
    * Preparing the business for audit
    * Strategy



    What we need to see

    * ACA/ ACCA qualified
    * Experience in a start up
    * High intelligence
    * Great communicator



    Salary: £65-70k plus share options



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Financial Controller/ HoF | Hyper Growth Fintech Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £65000 — £75000
    Per annum + pension and share options
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller/ Head of Finance | Hyper Growth Fintech Business | Perm | London



    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a very ambitious Fintech business on the hire of a Financial Controller/ Head of Finance. The client is experiencing extremely high growth as their headcount has increased from 15 to 80 in the last year and they have huge plans for expansion. This fast growth Fintech business are notoriously non- corporate and have a fun, dynamic culture.



    The Role

    Reporting directly to the CFO, the new hire will be responsible for all day-to-day financial operations and streamlining the finance process with the support of the Business Analyst. Once these processes have been established, the new hire will be working closely with the CFO on strategy, FP&A and preparation of board packs. The new hire will have scope to progress in to the FD role quickly.



    * Building Financial Controller framework
    * Monthly close process
    * Production of the Management Accounts
    * Production of annual accounts under IFRS
    * Preparing the business for audit
    * Strategy



    What we need to see

    * ACA/ ACCA qualified
    * Experience in a start up
    * High intelligence
    * Great communicator



    Salary: £65-70k plus share options



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £120000 — £150000
    Per annum + Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Chief Financial Officer | Fast-growth Hotel Group | London

    The Company:

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on a retained basis with one of the UK's most exciting businesses who are continuing their global expansion having successfully gone through an IPO last year. Operating in the Hotel sector where a brilliant opportunity to join at a time when the business is about to embark on some ambitious strategic initiatives.

    Company culture is diverse and international. With the HR team being instructed to get the "brightest and best" to facilitate the company's growth strategy.

    The Role:

    Having recently become a Plc the CEO is keen to bring on a CFO to manage, control and develop the finance functions with a focus on extensive process improvement which can support the business as it expands and increases in complexity. Your role will involve (but not be restricted to):



    * Lead on Process improvement and Transformation projects
    * Analysis of financial reports to drive strategic objectives
    * Advise the board on strategic matters from a financial perspective
    * Plan, coordinate and execute the annual and long-term budget process
    * Communicate with and challenge senior International stakeholders
    * Implementation of robust controls environment
    * Technical Advisory support
    * Recruitment of additional team members to facilitate scale
    * Ad-hoc project support for the CEO



    What you need (essential):

    * Hotel / Hospitality experience
    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Experience Leading Financial Accounting teams
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Solid FP&A skills
    * Strategic thinker
    * Experience improving the quality of Financial processes
    * Experience of managing and building teams
    * A sense of fun: this is a big business. But a defiantly non-corporate one.



    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Experience in an organisation that has gone through a large expansion.
    * Worked in an International business with multiple International stakeholders



    Package: 120-150K + Bonus



    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Group Head of Finance - Challenger Bank - London

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £600 — £700
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group Head of Finance - Challenger Bank - London



    The client:

    A leading challenger bank, our client is going through a lot of change and launching new product lines as the business expands quickly.

    The role:

    This sits in the Group function delivering on Bank Wide Financial Reporting and supporting change at a Group level helping to prepare the business for the impact of launching new product lines and entities.

    You will be responsible for:

    * Drive extensive change to Finance systems and workstreams supporting Regulatory Reporting (FINREP and COREP)
    * Provide Techncial guidance at a Group level around the impact to Financial Reporting processes
    * Supporting the Group function with the Implementation of a robust Financial Controls environment
    * Extensive process review and setup to deliver necessary changes relating to Financial Accounting changes
    * Business Partnering with Senior leadership teams and Finance leaders in respective business units to ensure efficient delivery of Financial Reporting projects
    * Support the setup of Treasury
    * Work closely with Project teams throughout implementation providing Accounting guidance
    * Liaise with External Auditors

    What you need:

    * Fully Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (ideally 7+ Years Post Qualified)
    * Extensive Financial Services experience (ideally Banking)
    * Strong Technical grounding covering Financial Reporting (IFRS and Reg Reporting - specifically FINREP and COREP)
    * Experience driving major Finance change projects
    * Extensive exposure to Senior Leadership teams
    * Excellent communicator
    * Understanding of best practice regarding processes and business change
    * Excellent Communicator with proven Senior stakeholder engagement experience

    Duration: 9 months

    Rate: Up to £700 per day

    Location: London

    Please forward an up-to-date CV () in the first instance to be considered for interview

  • Role:

    Graduate Administration (Operations Support)

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £20000 — £24000
    Per annum + 10- 15% BONUS
  • Industry:
    Admin and Secretarial
  • Doing what:

    Graduate Operations Support | Luxury Retail | Central London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a Luxury Retailer on a Graduate Operations Support opportunity.



    Based in state-of-the-art offices located in the heart of Shoreditch, the client are a prominent retailer and manufacturer of luxury products. Working in conjunction with architects and designers, their staff have a deep knowledge of their product and a passion for their industry.



    The company prides itself on its community culture which promotes creativity and individuality. Staff are treated incredibly well with one free international holiday per year, subsidised gym membership and free food and drinks throughout different points in the week.



    The Role



    This is a great opportunity for a graduate with some prior admin experience to join a growing and dynamic business that are a lot of fun to work for. The responsibilities of the role are as follows:



    * Communication with suppliers, warehouse and account manager
    * Close liaison with the suppliers concerning both the products and the services
    * General administrative duties
    * Loading jobs on to the project management system
    * Managing processes
    * Preparing for meetings



    What we need to see

    * Undergraduate degree
    * Good excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Prior admin experience (doesn't have to be extensive)
    * Hard working and diligent
    * Good attention to detail
    * Well presented



    Salary: £22-24k (plus 10-15% bonus)



    Please contact Emily Pryor for more information.

  • Role:

    Financial Controller | West London | Financial Services

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    West London, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £70000 — £75000
    Per annum + 20% bonus + Healthcare
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller | West London | Financial Services



    Harmonic Finance are delighted to be working exclusively with one of Europe's fastest-growing Lending businesses.



    The company have a mature but very 'non corporate' culture more aligned to a Fintech business than a staid, traditional financial services business.



    The leadership team have an unrivalled track record, including having notable IPOs and challenger bank launches under their belt.



    They presently have in excess of 1 million customers internationally, with £45 billion in assets.



    The role:



    With a reporting line into the Head of Finance, your duties will cover:



    * Financial Reporting
    * Support development of Board Reports
    * Long term P&L forecasting
    * IFRS Accounts
    * General Ledger Review
    * Cash Flow forecasting



    Given the rate of growth within the business, there is likely scope for your duties to cover additional international territories as you master more 'BAU' activities.



    No Financial Services experience is required, but you will be trained in IFRS9 and IFRS15 reporting.



    What you need:



    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * Financial Services experience



    What we'd like to see (bonus):



    * Lending or Asset Management experience



    Salary: 70-75k base + 20% bonus + Private Healthcare + 25 days holiday



    Start: ASAP.



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview

  • Role:

    Finance Assistant | Healthy Drinks Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £24000 — £27000
    Per annum + pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a fast growth healthy drinks business on the recruitment of a Finance Assistant. Based in Central London, the client have trendy open-plan offices which are defiantly non- corporate and sociable. The business are well known for their friendly culture and close-knit environment.



    The Role

    They are looking for an ambitious French and Spanish speaking Finance Assistant to join their finance function. The responsibilities include:



    * Bank reconciliations
    * Purchase ledger
    * Sales ledger
    * Credit control
    * Weekly payment runs
    * Assisting with month and year-end closure
    * Processing credit notes
    * Dealing with customer relationships



    What we need to see

    * Finance degree or 1 years' experience in a Finance position
    * Fluent in French and Spanish



    What we would like to see (not essential)

    * Experience using SAP



    Salary- £24- 27k



    Please get in touch Emily Pryor at Harmonic Finance for more information.

  • Role:

    Finance Analyst | Award Winning Smoothie Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £55000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Analyst | Award Winning Smoothie Business | London


    Our client is an award winning smoothie business based in London. Despite only being a few years old, they are experiencing fast growth and anticipate a record £50m turnover this year. They are a great business to work for as they are passionate for their industry and have a non-corporate culture.


    The Role:

    Our client is looking for an experienced and driven FP&A Analyst with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. This position will suit an commercially astute FP&A Analyst that is both comfortable with processes and a talented hands-on accountant.

    Duties:

    * Project accounting - helping with invoicing, billing, profitability reporting.
    * Management information - owning the dashboard and producing agreed MI on
    * a monthly basis, with a pertinent commentary.
    * General book-keeping - accurately reconciling bank transactions, processing receipts and expenses, owning and maintaining our accounts in Xero.
    * Setting up and paying suppliers within agreed terms.
    * Debtor book - carefully managing clients to reduce average debtor days while maintaining great relationships.


    What we need to see:

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA part or fully-qualified
    * Experience within an FMCG organisation
    * Solid FP&A experience alongside good all-round Management Accounting experience


    Salary: £45-55k


    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

  • Role:

    Graduate Operations Support

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £20000 — £24000
    Per annum + 10- 15% BONUS
  • Industry:
    Admin and Secretarial
  • Doing what:

    Graduate Operations Support | Luxury Retail | Central London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a Luxury Retailer on a Graduate Operations Support opportunity.



    Based in state-of-the-art offices located in the heart of Shoreditch, the client are a prominent retailer and manufacturer of luxury products. Working in conjunction with architects and designers, their staff have a deep knowledge of their product and a passion for their industry.



    The company prides itself on its community culture which promotes creativity and individuality. Staff are treated incredibly well with one free international holiday per year, subsidised gym membership and free food and drinks throughout different points in the week.



    The Role



    This is a great opportunity for a graduate with some prior admin experience to join a growing and dynamic business that are a lot of fun to work for. The responsibilities of the role are as follows:



    * Communication with suppliers, warehouse and account manager
    * Close liaison with the suppliers concerning both the products and the services
    * General administrative duties
    * Loading jobs on to the project management system
    * Managing processes
    * Preparing for meetings



    What we need to see

    * Undergraduate degree
    * Good excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Prior admin experience (doesn't have to be extensive)
    * Hard working and diligent
    * Good attention to detail
    * Well presented



    Salary: £22-24k (plus 10-15% bonus)



    Please contact Emily Pryor for more information.

  • Role:

    Finance Director - VC Backed Tech Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £80000 — £110000
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    New Opportunity - Finance Director - Tech Start-up (VC backed)



    The Company



    This role is crucial to the growth of an innovative tech start-up focussing on revolutionising the E-commerce space. Having successfully raised a substantial sum at Serie's B, the Finance Director will be primarily responsible for bringing some financial discipline to the decision making within the business and building Financial processes.



    This is an opportunity to work at an ambitious start-up who are growing quickly both in the UK and Internationally. They pride themselves on their diverse team with an eclectic mix of backgrounds and nationalities (not to mention multiple office dogs!). They are based in an exciting new office which has recently been revamped.



    The Role



    The Finance Director will be primarily responsible for establishing a robust financial control environment and developing insightful FP&A for the Executive Leadership team. They will also build and develop the team starting with 3 direct reports.



    * Full responsibility for the management of the Finance function
    * Establishing robust financial controls and efficient monthly close process
    * Managing a team responsible for the production of management accounts, annual reporting and AP/AR
    * Work with Tech teams to drive efficiency and automation
    * Business Partner with the CEO and Co-Founders providing detailed and insightful Analysis and driving a Forecasting & Planning cycle
    * Implementing a Budgeting procedure ensuring that Finance becomes integral to decision
    * Implementing best practice and developing a talented team
    * Production of effective KPI Reporting metrics and financial models





    Required Experience:

    * Technically Strong Accounting Background (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    * Able to build Finance processes from scratch
    * Commercially Astute
    * Keen to work in a fast-paced start-up





    Optional Experience:



    * Worked in a Tech Start-Up
    * Worked with VC or PE Investors



    Offered Package:

    * £80,000 - £110,000
    * Equity (depends on salary and experience)
    * Start Date flexible (ASAP but could wait 3 months)



    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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  • Role:

    Finance Director | Soft Drinks Business | City

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £100000 — £120000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Harmonic are proud to recruit for a fast growth dynamic soft drinks business whom are continuing to grow 30% each year. Located in the City, our client gives candidates the opportunity to work for a truly exciting scale up business that's growing at relentless pace whilst enjoying the benefits of working in a non-corporate and creative environment.



    The role:



    My client is looking for a passionate and driven Finance Director with strong communication skills to join the Finance Department. This role presents an opportunity to have a massive impact on the strategic decisions of the business and shape it's future direction with extensive exposure to the CEO.



    Duties



    * Build and manage the finance function
    * Responsible for FP&A and developing monthly management reports
    * Making a significant contribution to the strategic objectives
    * Responsible for the management, direction and leadership of teams.
    * International finance
    * Liaising with oversea offices and stakeholders
    * Working closely with CEO



    What you need:



    * ACA / ACCA qualified
    * Excellent communicator
    * Extensive experience as senior finance leader
    * Meticulous attention to detail
    * Strategic thinker
    * Experience in a listed organisation



    What we'd like to see:



    * Experience with an international organisation (not essential)





    Salary: £100,000-120,000

    Rate: Negotiable

    Location: London.





    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

  • Role:

    Financial Accountant | Cake Business | Shoreditch

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £40000 — £41000
    Per annum + bonus, pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    The Company

    Harmonic are working with an award-winning cake business who are growing out their finance function in response to consistent growth over the past few years. They are based in the heart of Shoreditch and are well known for their fun and creative work culture and excellent work-life balance.

    This is a great time to join the company as a near-qualified as there is much opportunity for progression in to a business facing FP & A role within the next couple of years.



    The Role

    * Working alongside the management accountant to produce the monthly accounts
    * Review the statuary accounts
    * Ensure UK GAAP compliance
    * Assist with cash forecasting
    * Management reporting
    * Balance sheet reconciliations



    What we need to see

    * ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA (part qualified)
    * Ambitious
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Experience in FMCG business



    Salary: £40,000 + study support + salary increase upon qualification + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension

    Start date: ASAP



    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.



    Please contact Emily Pryor for more details.