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  • Role:

    Partnership Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000 — £40000
    Per annum + bonus and pension
  • Industry:
    Hospitality and Catering
  • Doing what:

    Partnership Manager | Fast Growth International Business | London

    The Client

    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting exclusively for one of the UK's fastest-growing international businesses. Focused upon cutting edge technology and with a modern, diverse work environment they are regularly cited as one of Europe's model employers.
    Joining as a Partnership Model within the central team, you will be responsible for negotiating and managing key partnerships with leading luxury businesses across various industries including retail, hospitality and technology. Additionally, you would have a direct side report in to the leadership team who are managing a brand-new project.

    The Role

    * Building and managing relationships with suppliers
    * Ensuring that the suppliers are performing
    * Managing day-to-day queries
    * Monitoring the demand of the product and presenting results to the client
    * Working closely with suppliers to ensure efficiency within stock levels and process
    * Driving engagement and retention of existing suppliers

    What we need to see

    * Experience in a partnership manager role
    * Strong values and sense of fun!
    * Good academic background and strong written and spoken communication
    * Excellent communication skills

    Salary: £35-40k including bonus

  • Role:

    Contract Finance Manager | Technology Company

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
  • Starts:
    Immediate
  • Salary
    £275 — £350
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim/Contract Finance Manager | Leading Technology company

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working with one of the UK's fastest-growing technology companies.

    Based in Kingston-Upon-Thames the business is one of the 'go to' providers within their sector. And following several recent project wins are seeking to bolster their Finance function.
    The client are seeking a contractor for an immediate start. But are also open to considering Permanent candidates at salaries in the region of 45-55k.

    Company culture: Non-corporate and entrepreneurial. Good sense of humour a must!

    Duties:

    * Support the CFO and Snr Finance Manager to run day-to-day Finance Operations.
    * Run the month end close.
    * Prepare the monthly management accounts.
    * Manage monthly forecasting
    * Support the business plan
    * Variance analysis
    * Project profitability analysis
    * Payroll supervision
    * Line management of two transnational finance employees.
    * Managing two direct report - 2 Accounts Assistants
    * Support the CFO and Snr Finance Manager to complete year end audit.

    Qualifications:

    * Preference for ACA/ACCA/CIMA but strong part-qualified candidates will be considered.

    Duration: 3 months rolling
    Start date: immediate (can wait 2 weeks if required, but no later)
    Rate: Negotiable depending upon experience.

  • Role:

    Management Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000.00 — £55000.00
    Per annum + 20% bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant - Luxury Furniture Retailer- London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a luxury furniture retailer in their search for a motivated management accountant. As part of the expanding team, you will be working directly with the Financial Controller to produce reports which will impact the future of the company. There is a clear route for progression and this offers the successful candidate the chance to work closely with various members of the leadership team. This role would allow you to not only develop your accountancy skills, but also to have experience within a fast-moving design business.
    The company is based within a coworking space, working alongside a variety of businesses in various sectors. In addition to having a beautifully kitted out office, you will be part of a fast-moving company who has an impressive £25 million turnover with plans to double that within the next two years.
    In a non-corporate atmosphere filled with young, sociable people, the client is looking for people who are humble and like to have a good time.
    Duties

    * Production and presentation of management accounts
    * Creating quarterly forecasting and annual budgets
    * Continuous improvement of finance processes and systems
    * Management of payroll and operational finance
    * Cash flow analysis and management
    * Analysing P&L
    * Assist the Financial Controller with ad hoc projects
    * Support the wider finance function with year-end activities

    Requirements

    * A love for numbers
    * An ability to learn on the job
    * ACCA or ACA qualifications would be ideal, but not essential
    * Be able to have a laugh (no robots please)

    Salary package and benefits

    * £45000-£55000 plus 20% performance bonus
    * Several companywide social events throughout the
    * 25 days holiday
    * Fantastic co-working space in the heart of London

    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:

    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:

    Finance Assistant | Luxury Couture Fashion Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £22000.00 — £25000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Assistant | Luxury Couture Fashion Start-Up
    Location: West London
    Harmonic Finance are proud to recruit for a luxury fashion start-up located in West London. Whilst the company is still in its start-up phase, it has exciting growth plans for the future. They are seeking a Finance Assistant who is ambitious and motivated and keen to grow with the company. Expect a fast-paced and exciting atmosphere where you will be required to have a 'hands-on' attitude, whilst also getting a high level of exposure to the fashion world.
    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:

    * Ideally AAT qualified
    * Strong organisation and planning skills
    * Excellent Excel skills
    * Experience within a similar position

    Salary: £25,000

    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:

    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:

    Finance Graduate

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £19000 — £22000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    C| London | Practice

    Harmonic Finance are proud to recruit for a growing accountancy practice in London. Our client is they are seeking a Fiannce gradiuate to support the business and Assistant Director.

    This practice are based in modern, open plan offices and have a very sociable and family-like culture to the business.

    Key Responsibilities:

    * Making regular contact with clients
    * Negotiations
    * Assist in setting up of the credit control system
    * Ensure that payments are paid on time
    * Identify changes in payment terms
    * Collaboration with finance teams to communicate and embed best practice
    * Update processes for recording of sales, credits etc
    * Work with team members to gain their cooperation in controlling debt.



    What you need:

    * Microsoft proficient
    * Strong interpersonal skills
    * Great organsation
    * Excellent communication skills



    Salary: £19,000 - £22,000 base salary (increasing after probation)



    Please feel free to circulate this amongst your friends and contacts.

    __________________________________________________________________________________



    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • 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.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • 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:

    Management Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £200 — £300
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | Hospitality | Shoreditch | Immediate start

    Our client, based in Old Street, is one of London's leading creative organisations, seeking a driven Management Accountant.

    They are a defiantly non-corporate business and their office has a very friendly feel about it. Staff are treated incredibly well with one free international trip per year, tickets to events and free lunches!

    The role:

    Our client is looking for a driven and hard-working Management Accountant with excellent communication skills to join their finance department.

    Our client has a prefererence for expereinced contreacts so that they can hit the ground running in this fast-pace environment.

    Duties:

    * Business partnering with various departments
    * Forecasting
    * Month-end (reconciliations, accruals, prepayments)
    * Management accounts
    * VAT returns
    * Support the Finance Director

    What you need:

    * Hospitality experience is a must
    * ACCA/CIMA modules started
    * Ability to work under pressure
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see:

    * Interest in the creative industry

    Location: Shoreditch
    Duration: 6 Months
    Day rate: £200 - 300



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

    Phone Chris : 0203 7733530

  • 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:

    Graduate Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £20000.00 — £25000.00
    Per annum + Full Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Graduate Accountant: Accountancy Practice | North London | Study Support

    We are proud to be recruiting for an Accounting/ Finance graduate to join a growing accountancy practice based in a very accessible part of North London.

    This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to pursue a career in finance and would like to gain a lot of experience in a short period of time. This very reputable company will give you exposure to a number of different business's as well as fund and support you through your ACCA qualification.

    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 Accounting Graduate 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 senior finance members.

    Duties

    * Managing sole trader and limited company accounts.
    * Accounts Payable
    * Accounts Receivable
    * Personal Tax
    * Bank reconciliations
    * VAT returns

    What you need:

    * Degree in an Accounting / Finance discipline or 1 years experience
    * Competent with excel.
    * Hard working and detailed orientated.

    What we'd like to see:

    * Experience in transactional finance
    * A desire to become a fully qualified accountant.

    Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + Full Study Support
    Location: North London

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or colleagues that you think might be interested.

    ___________________________________________________
    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • 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.

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  • 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:

    FP&A Manager (Finance Business Partner) | FTSE Listed Bank

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £65000 — £80000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    FP&A Manager (Senior Finance Business Partner) | 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 in their largest, and fast-growing business units. 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 FP&A Manager is responsible for Partnering with Divisional Managing Directors and the Divisional CEO to drive financial performance. It is a newly created role courtesy of expansion so there will also be the chance to develop and improve processes.



    * Build relationships with Senior stakeholders providing commercial Decision support
    * Prepare monthly Board Packs with insightful KPI's and analysis
    * Manage a small team responsible for the production of Business Unit Specific Forecasting and Planning
    * Streamline and improve the quality and accuracy of information and financial models
    * Provide financial support on major transactions & investment
    * Responsible for building the FP&A team attracting and developing talent
    * 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 able to grasp complex macro drivers impacting performance (and be able to communicate this to Non-Finance stakeholders)
    * Extensive FP&A experience
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)
    * Strong Excel & Financial Modelling experience





    Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + 10-25% Bonus + 10% 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:

    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:

    FP&A Analyst - VC Backed International Start-Up

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

    FP&A Analyst - International Tech Start-up - London

    The Client

    A fast-growing tech scale up backed by 2 major VC's is expanding its business internationally. They are a disruptive PropTech firm with operations in the UK and Europe and have experienced growth of 300% Year on Year. They offer an exciting opportunity to gain extensive exposure to decision makers as part of a young and driven team.

    The Role

    The FP&A Analyst is primarily responsible for the provision and presentation of high quality information to drive business decisions. The individual will play a key role in Financial Modelling and Finance Business Partnering.

    * Engage closely with several Business Units and Senior Stakeholders in a Business Partnering capacity (focus on revenue and cost drivers and improving understanding across the business)
    * Build a robust financial model
    * Manage scenario planning and sensitivity analysis
    * Prepare monthly Management Board Information
    * Produce and present annual budgets and forecasts
    * Analyse KPI's, variances, trends
    * Work with FP&A team on strategic initiatives
    * Take ownership of process improvement

    Required Experience:

    * ACA/ACCA/ CIMA Newly qualified (or Finalist)
    * Prior FP&A experience
    * Excellent modelling and Excel skills
    * Start-up experience is advantageous
    * Excellent Communicator
    * Ability to work with Senior stakeholders

    Offered Package:

    * £45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + 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:

    Financial Accountant | Luxury Retailer | Camden

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Camden, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £42000 — £50000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Accountant | Luxury Retailer | Camden

    Harmonic Finance are proud to have been engaged on an exclusive basis to recruit for one of the world's fastest-growing luxury retailers. Featured in magazines such as GQ, Vogue and Tatler, their products are iconic and of unbelievable quality.
    Harmonic have placed five people with the business in the last 12 months, and feedback has been superb: prospects for career development are fantastic, the operational FD is hugely supportive and the workplace environment is certainly in the fop five office spaces we recruit for.

    The role

    Well-suited to an individual who has just qualified, or is on the cusp of qualifying, you will focus on the Financial Accounting aspects of the business. With a particular focus on the company's fast-growing US and Asian entities (you don't need direct experience in this aspect, don't worry!).

    Duties:

    * Supporting the annual Audit
    * Undertaking the Consolidation (supported by the FD)
    * Owning the company Balance Sheets
    * Supporting the creation of the UK company P&L
    * US Company & Hong Kong Company financial accounts & P&L
    * Liasing with Commercial Finance to provide input upon their annual budgets etc
    * Intrastat
    * Developing the financial Reporting Pack for review at Board level

    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Near-qualified or Qualified status
    * Solid Financial Accounting expertise (VAT, Consolidations etc)
    * Some experience of producing the accounts for an international entity

    What we'd like to see (Bonus)

    * Retail experience
    * Some experience of producing accounts for a UK or Chinese entity

    Salary: 43-50k + Private health + professional dev budget + discount on products + 6% bonus.
    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview

  • Role:

    FP&A Analyst

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

    FP&A Analyst - International Tech Start-up - London

    The Client

    A fast-growing tech scale up backed by 2 major VC's is expanding its business internationally. They are a disruptive PropTech firm with operations in the UK and Europe and have experienced growth of 300% Year on Year. They offer an exciting opportunity to gain extensive exposure to decision makers as part of a young and driven team.

    The Role

    The FP&A Analyst is primarily responsible for the provision and presentation of high quality information to drive business decisions. The individual will play a key role in Financial Modelling and Finance Business Partnering.

    * Engage closely with several Business Units and Senior Stakeholders in a Business Partnering capacity (focus on revenue and cost drivers and improving understanding across the business)
    * Build a robust financial model
    * Manage scenario planning and sensitivity analysis
    * Prepare monthly Management Board Information
    * Produce and present annual budgets and forecasts
    * Analyse KPI's, variances, trends
    * Work with FP&A team on strategic initiatives
    * Take ownership of process improvement

    Required Experience:

    * ACA/ACCA/ CIMA Newly qualified (or Finalist)
    * Prior FP&A experience
    * Excellent modelling and Excel skills
    * Start-up experience is advantageous
    * Excellent Communicator
    * Ability to work with Senior stakeholders

    Offered Package:

    * £45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + 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:

    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:

    Management Accountant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £27000.00 — £30000.00
    Per annum + Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | Hospitality | Shoreditch | Study Support

    Our client, based in Old Street, is one of London's leading creative organisations, seeking a driven Management Accountant.
    They are a defiantly non-corporate business and their office has a very friendly feel about it. Staff are treated incredibly well with one free international trip per year, tickets to events and free lunches!

    The role:

    Our client is looking for a driven and hard-working individual that is looking to take the next step in their career. This a great opportunity for someone that is confident in transactional finance and would like to gain exposure to the more commercial aspects of accounting.

    Duties:

    * Business partnering with various departments
    * Forecasting
    * Month-end (reconciliations, accruals, prepayments)
    * Management accounts
    * VAT returns
    * Support the Finance Director

    What you need:

    * 1-2 years experience in a similar sector
    * ACCA/CIMA modules started
    * Ability to work under pressure
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see:

    * Interest in the creative industry

    Location: Shoreditch
    Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 + Study Support

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

    Phone Chris : 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    FP&A Manager | West London | Financial Services

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    West London, London
  • Salary
    £55000 — £65000.00
    Per annum + bonus + healthcare
  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Doing what:

    FP&A Manager | Award-winning Financial Services business | West London
    The company
    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of Europe's fastest-growing financial services businesses. Defiantly non-corporate, their culture is more akin to a Private-Equity funded Fintech business than a traditional bank. They presently employ circa 800 colleagues internationally, with around 300 in the UK office.
    The role
    An entirely new role within the company, you will act as FP&A Manager, and will have a direct line report into a Head of FP&A and the CFO. Your duties will include;

    * Acting as finance business partner to the CFO and CEO where required.
    * Build and present forecasts for income for the various product lines (proposed and current)
    * Cash flow forecasting
    * Provide ad-hoc commercial analysis to the Executive Board as and when required.
    * Act as guardian of the budget and executive business plan: you will robustly and politely challenge any proposed variances against this!

    What we need to see (essential):

    * Part, (or ideally fully) qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA
    * Strong technical proficiency with Excel
    * At least 3 years experience (although ideally 5+) in a commercial finance / FP&A role.
    * Experience of working within Financial Services or Financial Technology (payments processing etc)

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

    * Experience of having worked for a commercial lender, mortgage provider or small-mid sized bank.

    Salary: 55-65k (depending upon experience) + healthcare + bonus + 25 days holiday
    Interview process: 2 stages ( 1 x Q&A and Excel test followed by a final Q&A meeting with the CEO and CFO)
    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:

    Finance Manager

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

    Finance Manager | Boutique Catering company | Central London

    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting for a luxury boutique catering company based in Central London. Our client offers a fine dining experiences in some of London's most unique and exclusive venues.

    The Role:

    Our client is looking for a passionate and driven Finance Manager with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and be looking to really develop their commercial and analytical skill sets.

    Duties:

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


    What you need:

    * Hospitality experience is a must
    * ACCA / CIMA part-qualified
    * Driven work ethic and desire to make the next step
    * Excellent communication skills


    What we'd like to see

    * Experience in catering

    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 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:

    Group Head of Financial Reporting - Financial Services

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

    Group Head of Financial Reporting - Financial Services - Manchester

    The client:

    A leading banking organisation within the North-West, 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: Manchester

    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:

    FP&A / Commercial Finance Analyst - Contract

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    Cheshire
  • Salary
    £300 — £375
    Per day + bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    FP&A / HR Finance Business Partner | Financial Services

    The Company

    A major player in the European Financial Services space, Harmonic's exclusive client are seeking a FP&A / Finance Business Partner specialist to start asap on a permanent basis.
    Working from their amazing, state-of-the-art offices in Cheshire, they have a modern, forward-thinking culture.

    The role

    You will sit within the UK Human Resources function of the business to support the HR Director with the following:

    * Analysis of cost per head per employee/department etc
    * Modelling and analysis of monthly variances
    * 3,4,5 year budgeting and forecasting from an HR perspective
    * Budgeting associated with headcount and workforce planning
    * Developing content for the Executive board pack

    The organisation are undergoing a huge amount of (growth-led) change. Subsequently, the position (a brand new role for the businesses) offers both the opportunity to have significant impact and to have exposure to senior, very impressive stakeholders.
    Please note that previous Financial Services experience is not necessary. The role may also suit those with a Finance Analyst or Finance Business Analyst background.
    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Strong FP&A background
    * Some previous experience of working with HR stakeholders and data sets
    * Advanced Excel modelling skills
    * Part-qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA

    Day rate: £300-375

    Duration: 6 months
    Start: ASAP
    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • 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.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    FP&A Manager (Finance Business Partner) | FTSE Listed Bank

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £65000 — £80000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    FP&A Manager (Senior Finance Business Partner) | 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 in their largest, and fast-growing business units. 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 FP&A Manager is responsible for Partnering with Divisional Managing Directors and the Divisional CEO to drive financial performance. It is a newly created role courtesy of expansion so there will also be the chance to develop and improve processes.



    * Build relationships with Senior stakeholders providing commercial Decision support
    * Prepare monthly Board Packs with insightful KPI's and analysis
    * Manage a small team responsible for the production of Business Unit Specific Forecasting and Planning
    * Streamline and improve the quality and accuracy of information and financial models
    * Provide financial support on major transactions & investment
    * Responsible for building the FP&A team attracting and developing talent
    * 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 able to grasp complex macro drivers impacting performance (and be able to communicate this to Non-Finance stakeholders)
    * Extensive FP&A experience
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious





    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)
    * Strong Excel & Financial Modelling experience





    Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + 10-25% Bonus + 10% 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 | 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:

    Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £35000.00 — £40000.00
    Per annum + Full Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Commercial Finance Analyst: Publishing |PQ| Study support | Central London



    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting for a leading publishing organisation based in Central London. This £40 million T/O business are looking for a talented professional that is very commercially astute to join them as they expand globally.

    This position reports directly into the Head of Commercial Finance and thus the successful candidate will be closely supporting the strategic decisions of the business.



    The role:



    Our client is looking for a passionate and driven Finance Analyst with excellent communication skills to strengthen their finance department.



    This role will suit will have a solid understanding of analysing a business from a financial perspective and a track record of business partnering with and influencing Senior Stake Holders.



    Duties:



    * Record, report and analyse budgets
    * Use FP&A to assist the commercial director in contract negotiations
    * P&L reviews
    * Business Partnering with senior stakeholder
    * eBook and eAudio sales Analysis
    * Process improvement
    * Drive strategy and decision making
    * Support Head of Commercial Finance and Finance Director





    What you need:



    * ACCA/CIMA part-qualified
    * Experience in publishing (Books, Newspapers, Music)
    * Excellent Excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills and commercial accumen



    What we would like to see:



    * Navision
    * Experience working with international Stakeholders



    Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Full Study Support

    Location: Central London.



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



    ________________________________________________________________________



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530 Twitter: @chrisharmonic

  • Role:

    Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £35000.00 — £40000.00
    Per annum + Full Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Commercial Finance Analyst: Publishing |PQ| Study support | Central London



    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting for a leading publishing organisation based in Central London. This £40 million T/O business are looking for a talented professional that is very commercially astute to join them as they expand globally.

    This position reports directly into the Head of Commercial Finance and thus the successful candidate will be closely supporting the strategic decisions of the business.



    The role:



    Our client is looking for a passionate and driven Finance Analyst with excellent communication skills to strengthen their finance department.



    This role will suit will have a solid understanding of analysing a business from a financial perspective and a track record of business partnering with and influencing Senior Stake Holders.



    Duties:



    * Record, report and analyse budgets
    * Use FP&A to assist the commercial director in contract negotiations
    * P&L reviews
    * Business Partnering with senior stakeholder
    * eBook and eAudio sales Analysis
    * Process improvement
    * Drive strategy and decision making
    * Support Head of Commercial Finance and Finance Director





    What you need:



    * ACCA/CIMA part-qualified
    * Experience in publishing (Books, Newspapers, Music)
    * Excellent Excel skills
    * Excellent communication skills and commercial accumen



    What we would like to see:



    * Navision
    * Experience working with international Stakeholders



    Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Full Study Support

    Contract Duration: 6 months

    Location: Central London.



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



    ________________________________________________________________________



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530 Twitter: @chrisharmonic

  • Role:

    Bank Head of Finance Change - Financial Services

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

    Group Head of Finance Change - Financial Services - Manchester

    The client:

    A leading banking organisation within the North-West, 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 change and driving project requirements.

    You will be responsible for:

    * 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 Bank projects
    * Drive extensive change to Finance systems and workstreams supporting Regulatory Reporting (FINREP and COREP)
    * Support the setup of Treasury
    * Work closely with Project teams throughout implementation
    * 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: Manchester

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

  • Role:

    Bank Head of Finance Change - Financial Services

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

    Group Head of Finance Change - Financial Services - Manchester

    The client:

    A leading banking organisation within the North-West, 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 change and driving project requirements.

    You will be responsible for:

    * 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 Bank projects
    * Drive extensive change to Finance systems and workstreams supporting Regulatory Reporting (FINREP and COREP)
    * Support the setup of Treasury
    * Work closely with Project teams throughout implementation
    * 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: Manchester

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

  • Role:

    FP&A / Finance Business Partner | Human Resources

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Cheshire
  • Salary
    £37000 — £45000
    Per annum + bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    FP&A / HR Finance Business Partner | Financial Services

    The Company

    A major player in the European Financial Services space, Harmonic's exclusive client are seeking a FP&A / Finance Business Partner specialist to start asap on a permanent basis.
    Working from their amazing, state-of-the-art offices in Cheshire, they have a modern, forward-thinking culture.

    The role

    You will sit within the UK Human Resources function of the business to support the HR Director with the following:

    * Analysis of cost per head per employee/department etc
    * Modelling and analysis of monthly variances
    * 3,4,5 year budgeting and forecasting from an HR perspective
    * Budgeting associated with headcount and workforce planning
    * Developing content for the Executive board pack

    The organisation are undergoing a huge amount of (growth-led) change. Subsequently, the position (a brand new role for the businesses) offers both the opportunity to have significant impact and to have exposure to senior, very impressive stakeholders.
    Please note that previous Financial Services experience is not necessary. The role may also suit those with a Finance Analyst or Finance Business Analyst background.
    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Strong FP&A background
    * Some previous experience of working with HR stakeholders and data sets
    * Advanced Excel modelling skills
    * Part-qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA

    Salary: £37,000-45,000 + Benefits
    Start: ASAP
    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • 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.

  • Role:

    CFO | Fashion Retailer

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £100000 — £120000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    New Opportunity - CFO - Major Fashion Retailer

    The Client

    We are pleased to be working exclusively with a major fashion retailer. They are growing rapidly and have a fast-paced environment full of young, driven and passionate people. This company are looking to hire a CFO to support the continued expansion. They are keen to add someone to the business who is fun, hardworking and wants to progress their career quickly. The CFO will have full responsibility for the P&L, production of MI and board packs, reporting and cash management.

    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 (market entry etc)
    * Management of FP&A, MI, Financial Systems, cash management and Financial Reporting
    * In the start-up environment, the CFO will play a key role in Company Decision Making and be required to work on a range of projects out with Finance
    * Provision of detailed Analysis to internal stakeholders and the VC Board
    * Implementing best practice and developing a talented team
    * Production of effective KPI Reporting metrics and financial models



    Required Experience:

    * Previous experience in a retail company
    * 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
    * Equity (depends on salary and experience)
    * Start Date flexible



    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.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Asset Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £65000
    Per annum + UP TO 100% BONUS
  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Doing what:

    The Company



    Harmonic Finance are delighted to be working with a fast growth asset management business in the heart of the city on the recruitment of an Asset Manager. They are a fast growing boutique disrupting some of the more institutional asset managers, they pride themselves on having a non-corporate social dynamic that encourages teamwork and creativity. They are run more like a private equity house or a fast growth start up.



    Having already experienced tremendous success in their European expansion with a very healthy deal flow, they are looking for a highly ambitious fluent French speaker to join their thriving infrastructure/real estate/ renewables team as the business goes from strength to strength.



    Responsibilities



    * Manage a portfolio of loans both Balance sheet and CMBS securitizations
    * Ensure compliance with policies, procedures and timelines
    * Collecting and analysing borrower reports
    * Negotiate with borrowers, guarantors, asset managers, property managers
    * Represent clients and investors
    * Support and work with legal and senior management



    What we need to see



    * Experience in asset management, project finance or commercial loan servicing
    * Experience working or desire to work with a portfolio of real estate, infrastructure or energy investments
    * Experience will either have been in a third party servicer or in house at a bank or other financial institution
    * Strong understanding of the real estate finance and complex structure deals
    * Experience on CMBS loans
    * Proven analytical skills
    * FLUENT IN FRENCH



    Salary: £45k- 65k (based on experience) plus up to 100% bonus



    Please contact Emily Pryor for more information

  • Role:

    Financial Accountant - FTSE 250 Bank - Part Qualified

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £40000 — £41000
    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: £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:

    Bank Head of Finance Change - Challenger Bank - London

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

    Group Head of Finance Change - Challenger Bank - London



    The client:



    An exciting Challenger Bank based in London, 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 change and driving project requirements.

    You will be responsible for:

    * 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 Bank projects
    * Drive extensive change to Finance systems and workstreams supporting Regulatory Reporting (FINREP and COREP)
    * Support the setup of Treasury
    * Work closely with Project teams throughout implementation
    * 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



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

  • Role:

    Bank Head of Finance Change - Financial Services

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

    Group Head of Finance Change - Financial Services - Manchester

    The client:

    A leading banking organisation within the North-West, 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 change and driving project requirements.

    You will be responsible for:

    * 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 Bank projects
    * Drive extensive change to Finance systems and workstreams supporting Regulatory Reporting (FINREP and COREP)
    * Support the setup of Treasury
    * Work closely with Project teams throughout implementation
    * 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: Manchester

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

  • Role:

    Financial Controller - Retail/ E-commerce Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £60000.00 — £65000.00
    Per annum + Bonus + Benefits
  • 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:

    * £60,000 - £65,000 + 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.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    FINANCE MANAGER | LUXURY ALCOHOL MANUFACTURER | LONDON

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

    FINANCE MANAGER | LUXURY ALCOHOL MANUFACTURER | LONDON

    The Company

    Harmonic are pleased to be working with a new VC backed client on an exclusive basis to place a management accountant in to their busy team. They are located in a quirky new office space in the heart of the city. They are looking for an ambitious individual who will fit in well in their great working environment and sociable culture.



    The Role:

    * Production of monthly management accounts
    * Management information - owning the dashboard and producing MI on a monthly basis, with a pertinent commentary.
    * Presenting to leadership teams
    * Supporting the CFO with the set up of an FP&A function
    * 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.
    * Extensive processing systems implementation as the business grows
    * Lead and develop a finance assistant
    * Support the CFO with production of investor reporting

    What we need to see

    * ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA qualified
    * Experience within the food and beverage/ consumer goods market
    * Excellent communicator
    * Likes working in fast-paced dynamic environment
    * Excited by the idea of working in an ambitious start up





    Salary: £50-60k (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

  • Role:

    Financial Controller | VC BACKED HEALTHY FOOD BUSINESS | LONDON

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

    FINANCIAL CONTROLLER | AWARD WINNING VC BACKED HEALTHY FOOD BUSINESS | LONDON

    The Company

    Based in Camden Town, the client are a VC backed company who produce freshly cooked healthy meals that are delivered straight to busy Londoners homes and work places. They are growing quickly as they are expected to reach the £15m 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:

    The position is a new role that has been created in response to continued growth. Ideally they are seeking a Financial Controller who has experience in the SME space.

    * Manage, mentor and grow the finance team and ensure excellent teamwork across the function.
    * Partnering with the CFO and CEO 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
    * Support the CFO on additional fundraising rounds
    * 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.
    * Overall management of accounts payable and receivable team



    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: £60-70k (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

  • Role:

    Senior Internal Auditor- Banking | Contract

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    Cheshire
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £275 — £375
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Senior Internal Auditor
    The company:
    A prominent banking organisation within Cheshire, our client is seeking three contract Senior Internal Auditors to begin work asap on initial 4-5 month contracts.
    You will report into the Head of Internal Audit and will focus upon mitigating the bank's exposure to risks and will identifying opportunities and innovative ways to provide audit assurance to the business.
    What you need (Essential):

    * Recent experience of Internal Audit within a Financial Services setting.
    * PIIA or qualified CCAB (or equivalent).
    * Ability to coach and mentor more junior colleagues in gathering Management Information to aid accurate reporting
    * A strong understanding or regulatory and policy requirements within a banking/FS setting

    Duties:

    * Act as deputy to the Head of Internal Audit where required, including sitting on the risk and compliance committees.
    * Aid the production of IA's ERC and ARCC updates, and help with the maintenance and reporting of the Internal Audit Dashboard.
    * Coaching members of the Internal Audit team in Audit best practice, and new and improved ways of working, that keep pace with the changing business and external environment.
    * Plan and undertake audit reviews.
    * Maintain a risk-based audit plan
    * Build and maintain Audit procedural documentation.

    Rate: Negotiable
    Duration: 4-5 months initial
    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    FINANCIAL CONTROLLER | FAST- GROWTH FOOD BRAND | LONDON

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £55000 — £65000
    Per annum + BONUS
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    FINANCIAL CONTROLLER | FAST- GROWTH INDEPENDENT FOOD BRAND | KINGS CROSS

    The Company

    Harmonic are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with an international client whom is new to the food market but has experienced exceptional growth. With a current turnover of £20m and a predicted growth to £40m by 2020, this fast-growing company are seeking to make their first inhouse finance hire.

    The business is based in the heart of Kings Cross in a vibrant co-working space voted one of the best places to work in London. Despite their quick growth, they have upheld their core company values and have successfully created a real 'family feel' culture within the business.

    The Role

    As the first internal Finance hire, the successful candidate will be building their finance function from scratch.

    Duties:

    * Building budgets and creating a forecasting model
    * Producing timely and accurate accounts
    * Production of management accounts, month accounts and yearly statutory accounts
    * International tax and stock valuation
    * Business partnering alongside the business owner and senior operational teams.
    * Preparing the business for their first audit.

    The successful hire will have the opportunity for excellent career progression with the potential to become the Financial Director. Therefore candidates must be extremely ambitious and able to demonstrate excellent initiative.



    What we need to see

    * Qualified ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA (ideally 2-3 years post qualification)
    * Experience in e-commerce or FMCG environment
    * Experience in fast growing business with international dimension
    * Experience building finance systems and processes
    * Excellent communicator with the ability to engage with the senior teams
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious individual who thrives in a challenging role

    What we would like to see (not essential)

    * Experience in international tax and INTRASTAT (doesn't have to be expert level)



    Salary: £55-65k (with a 10% bonus)

    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:

    Financial Accountant - FTSE 250 Bank - Part Qualified

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £40000 — £45000
    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: £40,000 to £45,000 + 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 Manager - Disruptive Tech Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £60000 — £70000
    Per annum + Equity + Flexible Working + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager - Disruptive Tech Start-Up



    The Client



    We are pleased to be working on a Retained basis with one of the most exciting group of Tech start-ups in the UK and Europe. 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. They have businesses which range from Robotics to Luxury Cars as well as new Transportation and Sports industry concepts. Three of the entities are now ready to scale rapidly and require a Finance Manager to work closely with the Leadership team to support this expansion.

    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.

    With plans to move into a fantastic new office space next month 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 Role

    The Finance Manager is integral to the growth of three differing, revolutionary start-ups and the setup of additional entities planned this year. They will report to the COO of the Owners Investment fund with extensive exposure to Leadership teams.

    The role:

    * Support the COO and CEO with Strategic planning
    * Develop Financial Models and Business Plans
    * Establish a Financial Planning and Analysis process and implement a Budgeting cycle
    * Build and manage the Day-to- Day Finance function
    * Advise on the setup of new entities and businesses both in the UK and Internationally
    * Provide Accounting advice and support as businesses are incorporated
    * Responsible for producing monthly Management Accounts and Year-End Accounts (IFRS)
    * Support ad-hoc strategic projects (this may include M&A activity)
    * Provide Decision Support across the business

    Required Experience:

    * Qualified Accountant (ideally ACA or ACCA)
    * Excited by and Passionate about start-ups and Tech
    * Excellent Communication Skills
    * Very Commercially Astute
    * Confident Engaging with Senior Stakeholders
    * Technically strong Accountant - particularly IFRS

    Bonus Skills:

    * Some International Tax knowledge
    * Experience building FP&A functions

    Offered Package:

    * £60,000 - £70,000 + Equity + Flexible Working + Benefits Package
    * 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:

    Group Financial Controller | Fast Growing | Newly AIM Listed

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £80000 — £110000
    Per annum + + Share Options
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group Financial Controller | Global Services & Technology Business



    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 earlier in the year. Operating in the Service sector where Tech is at the forefront of the business model this is an exciting 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 Group CFO and CEO are keen to bring on a Group Financial Controller to manage the production and presentation of all External Reporting and Board Reports 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):

    * Overall responsibility for successful presentation (via your team) of the Management and Financial Accounts.
    * Manage the Consolidation and presentation of Group Accounts (IFRS)
    * Overall responsibility to produce Group FP&A
    * Lead on Process improvement and Transformation projects
    * Communicate with and challenge senior International stakeholders
    * Implementation of robust controls environment
    * Recruitment of additional team members to facilitate scale
    * Day-to-day management of a team of 3



    Although the business has a very enlightened approach to working arrangements for it's staff, given the current revenue growth rates this role will not suit a Group FC/ Finance Director who wants a steady 9-5 role!



    What you need (essential):



    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Experience Leading Financial Accounting teams
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Solid FP&A skills
    * Experience working in a Plc
    * Excellent knowledge of IFRS
    * Experience improving the quality of Financial Reporting 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):



    * Audit Background
    * Experience in an organisation that operates in the Service or Tech space - perhaps one that has gone through rapid expansion.
    * Worked in an International business with multiple International stakeholders



    Package: £80,000 - £110,000 + share options



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

  • Role:

    CFO - Tech Start-up (VC backed)

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

    New Opportunity - CFO - Tech Start-up (VC backed) - London



    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, the CFO will be primarily responsible for bringing some financial discipline to the decision making within the business. They will take on a range of strategic responsibility helping to shape the firm's future. This includes fundraising, investor relations and engaging closely with the CEO and VC backers. They will also drive the growth of the finance function in a hands-on fashion initially before building a team in line with company growth. The CFO will have full responsibility for the P&L, production of MI and board packs, reporting and cash management.



    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 (market entry etc)
    * Management of FP&A, MI, Financial Systems, cash management and Financial Reporting
    * In the start-up environment, the CFO will play a key role in Company Decision Making and be required to work on a range of projects out with Finance
    * Provision of detailed Analysis to internal stakeholders and the VC Board
    * Implementing best practice and developing a talented team
    * Production of effective KPI Reporting metrics and financial models



    Required Experience:

    * Previous experience in a Venture Capital backed company
    * Fundraising experience
    * Prior tech start-up experience
    * Somebody who enjoys working in a fast-growing tech 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
    * Equity (depends on salary and experience)
    * Start Date flexible



    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 Analyst / Commercial Finance Analyst: TV and Film

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £43000 — £55000
    Per annum + Flexible working
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Analyst / Commercial Finance Analyst : TV and Film Industry
    The Company:
    Harmonic are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of London's premier post-production and video editing companies. Well-known for working on Oscar-winning feature films they have won several national and international awards.
    The business is located in the heart of Soho in a beautiful architect-designed office which was recently refurbished, although there is a very enlightened management attitude towards flexible home working if required.
    Despite recent growth (50% since last year) and a strong net profitability, the company has retained a great tight-knit 'family' feel, with excellent diversity. They are also very values-led which no doubt contributes heavily to a staff turnover of near zero over recent years.
    The Role:
    The business currently outsources the production of the Management Accounts, Stat, VAT and P11ds etc to a bookkeeper and an accountancy practice. As the first internal Finance hire for the organisation, you will be tasked with initially focussing upon the commercial finance aspects/FP&A. Commercial financial analysis and project accounting experience is an absolute must. The client have recently gone live with an MI reporting dashboard and you will therefore need to display some background in FP&A or business partnering, ideally within a business whose revenue streams are linked to project-based billing structures.
    Candidates who have aspirations to become a Financial Controller will be given the opportunity as they progress to highlight which tasks can be 'in-sourced' and taken under their wing. This role is therefore ideal for a current Finance Analyst who has a passion for commerical finance, but wishes to develop their skills into broader duties.
    There is a marginal preference for candidates to work five days a week. However, the client will also welcome applications from candidates seeking to work a 4-day week for instance.
    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'd like to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA part or fully-qualified
    * Experience within an arts-based organisation (TV, Film, Music, Events, Theatre etc)
    * Solid FP&A experience alongside good all-round Management Accounting experience

    Salary: 43-55k
    Interviews: This week
    Please forward an up-to-date CV to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Interim CFO (part time) | Sports Analytics | SAAS

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP (Jan very latest)
  • Salary
    £450 — £600
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Leisure and Sport
  • Doing what:

    Interim CFO (part time) | Sports Analytics | SAAS

    One for the numerate sports fans...
    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working exclusively with a technology scale-up who focus upon sports analytics and SAAS.

    The role:

    The business currently have a mature, experienced board which includes members with strong expertise in sales strategy, legal and corporate governance. In advance of a large funding round (due to be closed successfully during October), they are seeking to bolster the board with an experienced interim, part-time CFO.
    The business have a strong BAU Financial Controller, ably supported by a bookkeeper/finance assistant. However, the organisation lack expertise and capacity in VC fundraising, high-level financial planning and analysis and the ability to assess and deliver their acquisition plans successfully. Commercial analysis (including customer retention costs etc) is also below the desired level
    They are currently in the process of considering 6-8 different acquisition opportunities, include one which will offer them a platform to launch a (non-UK) IPO.
    Successful candidates will be offered a board position and potential share options following an initial period. Travel to the United States may be required.

    What you need:

    * Experience as a CFO within a successful Software as a Service (SAAS) business.
    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * A passion for sports
    * A good track record in fundraising and/or trade/PE/IPO transactions

    Days per month:

    3-5 initially, with scope to increase as required.

    Rate:

    Negotiable daily (depending upon experience)

    Interviews:

    Mid-October

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

  • Role:

    Finance Treasury Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Leicestershire
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000 — £43000
    Per annum + bonus + fantastic bens package
  • Industry:
    Retail
  • Doing what:

    Finance Treasury Manager - Retail



    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working exclusively with one of the UK's leading stock market listed retailers. Who following a significant period of growth, the business is further bolstering it's East Midlands headcount, with a particular focus upon Treasury.



    The client have one of the best benefits packages on the market and a fun, vibrant company culture.



    The role



    Reporting into an exceptional (and very friendly!) Financial Controller, your role will be to focus on the provision of an internal treasury service. This will involve the coordination and administration of the company's treasury function including: cash flow forecasting, borrowing, FX and banking.





    There is a huge amount of career development potential for the successful candidate.



    What we need to see:



    * Strong Treasury Experience
    * Some experience within a retail and/or product business
    * PQ and Fully Qualified status
    * Excellent cash flow forecasting skills



    Salary: negotiable depending upon experience.



    Benefits: A phenomenal package. Please call for details



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

  • Role:

    Financial Controller | Luxury Retail and Architecture Group |

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    Next 3 months
  • Salary
    £55000 — £65000
    Per annum + bonus + bens
  • Industry:
    Retail
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller | Luxury Manufacturing & Retail | Old Street

    The Client:

    Based a short walk from Old Street station, 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.

    Company culture is professional, but defiantly non-corporate. The office is a beautiful architect-designed environment. And although the workforce has a broad age range, staff frequently socialise together (including at an annual paid-for company trip abroad)

    Staff retention is excellent. And long-service is rewarded by 'John Lewis'-style partnership financial bonuses.

    The business rank among our favourite clients to work with because of their strong, positive company values and sense of fun!

    The Role:

    The position is a new role within the organisation, and has been created in response to continued growth of the group of companies. The role will suit an experienced Financial Controller who is both a talented hands-on accountant and an effective leader and developer of teams. You will be reporting into a Head of Finance who will focus predominantly on strategic finance matters.

    Duties:

    1 Manage, mentor and grow the finance team and ensure excellent teamwork across the function.
    2 Provide support to the Management Accountants of the group of companies and check for accuracy in all areas of their work, including the Rolling Order Book, credit card analysis, gross profit spreadsheet, accurals, prepayments, stock and fixed assets.
    3 Ensure the timely production of accurate Management Accounts that are ready for distribution at Board level.
    4 Working alongside Sales and Manufacturing to provide ad-hoc FP&A analysis
    5 Check monthly payroll information including PAYE/NIC and Qualifying Workplace Pension Scheme, and authorise payroll transmission.
    6 Oversee the production of quarterly commission statements to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
    7 Produce a monthly cashflow forecast and liaise with Management Accountants to ensure that monthly supplier payments are managed effectively to match this forecast.
    8 Oversee debtors, assisting the Management Accountants where necessary.
    9 Maintain day to day relationships with external contacts such as Barclays, Sage, Standard Life Pension, Auditors etc
    10 Ensure that Management Accountants produce monthly reconciliations of each balance sheet account and that these are checked with Sage.
    11 Overall control for the finance system (Sage) with responsibility for the maintenance and updating of the system.
    12 Overall control of Barclays.net - administration and updating of system, ensuring all fraud prevention controls are in place.
    13 Stock - oversee the monthly reconcilations for the product stock. While assisting the Management Accountant with the smooth recording and reconciling of stock.
    14 Audit - oversee the annual audit, ensuring that the Management Accountants and team produce the correct information and a solid audit file. Prepare information requested by external auditors for annual audits and review financial statements.
    15 Liaise with external tax advisers and manage any tax information required, eg. P11Ds, annual returns etc
    16 Ensure that the VAT and Intrastat returns produced by the Management Accountants and the finance team are prepared accurately and on time and are submitted in accordance with HMRC deadlines.
    17 Calculate variances from budget/forecast and highlight any areas of weakness in cost control and recommend improvements.
    18 Ensure all financial policies are up to date and that there are appropriate internal controls in place over all accounting and financial transactions across the business.
    19 Oversee the staff expenses and credit card systems managed by the Management Accountants to ensure that they are carried out correctly.
    20 Bank accounts/cashflow - oversee the company bank accounts, ensuring the most cost effective use of international accounts and maintaining strong cashflow across the businesses.
    21 Refine and develop accounting processes and systems as necessary.

    What we need to see (Essential):

    * At least 3 years experience as a Financial Controller within a business turning over in excess of £10 million
    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Evidence of strong leadership and management skills of teams of at least 4 people

    What we'd like to see (Not Essential):

    * Recent experience of having worked in a product, retail or manufacturing business

    Salary:

    60-70k + Bonus + Bens

    Interviews:

    First stage interviews will be conducted on Monday September 4th.

  • Role:

    Finance & Accounting Systems Analyst

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £0.00 — £0.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Insurance
  • Doing what:

    Finance and Accounting Systems Analyst | London

    The client

    Working on behalf of one of the world's largest insurance industry clients, we are seeking a skilled Finance and Accounting Systems Analyst.
    The client are sector agnostic, and do not require candidates to possess insurance experience.

    The role

    Reporting into a forward-thinking Financial Controller and CFO, you will be supporting an evaluation of the client's processes in relation to their general ledger.
    The capture and pre-processing of data is currently inefficient. Particularly so in reference to: staff expenses, interfaces with banks, credit cards, payroll and bank transactions.
    You will be tasked with reviewing and documenting the 'as-is' end-to-end processes, coming up with recommendations. And then automating the processes (most likely in VBA/Excel). As the project progresses you will also document any agreed changed for posterity.

    What you need (essential):

    * Good requirements gathering and process mapping experience
    * Experience of working alongside accountants, specifically on accounting and finance systems projects.
    * Good Excel and VBA technical skills
    * Strong verbal and written communication

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

    * An earlier career background in accounting would be helpful, but is not essential.
    * Some insurance industry exposure (particularly within a Lloyd's Syndicate) would be looked upon favourably.

    Duration: 6 months (good chance of extension)
    Start date: Ideally within 5 weeks
    Rate: Negotiable depending upon experience

  • Role:

    Snr Management Accountant / Finance Manager - Music & Film

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of Westminster, London
  • Starts:
    September-Nov 2017
  • Salary
    £50000 — £60000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Media
  • Doing what:

    Snr Management Accountant / Finance Manager : Music and Film Industry

    The Company:
    Harmonic are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of London's premier post-production and video editing companies. Well-known for working on feature films, music promos, documentaries and adverts they have won several national and international awards.
    The business is located in the heart of Soho in a beautiful architect-designed office which was recently refurbished, although there is a sensible management attitude towards flexible home working if required.
    Despite recent growth and a strong financial performance, the company nonetheless has a great tight-knit 'family' feel, with excellent diversity. They are also very values-led which no doubt contributes heavily to a staff turnover of near zero over recent years.

    The Role:
    The business currently outsources the production of the Management Accounts, Stat, VAT and P11ds etc to a bookkeeper and an accountancy practice. As the first internal Finance hire for the organisation, you will be tasked with breaking down which tasks can be 'in-sourced' and keeping the show on the road in a business-as-usual capacity.
    However, the role also encompasses a large amount of commercial financial analysis and project accounting. The client are mid-point in developing an MI reporting dashboard, the delivery of which you will own. Candidates will therefore also need to display some background in FP&A or business partnering, ideally within a business whose revenue streams are linked to project-based billing structures.
    There is a marginal preference for candidates to work five days a week. However, the client will also welcome applications from candidates seeking to work a 4-day week for instance.
    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 our average debtor days while maintaining great relationships.

    What we'd like to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * Experience within an arts-based organisation (TV, Film, Music, Events, Theatre etc)
    * Solid FP&A experience alongside good all-round Management Accounting experience

    Salary: 50-60k depending upon experience
    Interviews: Mid-August