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  • Role:

    Assistant Management Accountant | FinTech Start up

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

    Assistant Management Accountant: FinTech Start-up | Study Suppport

    We're proud to be working with one of London's most well renowned FinTech Start-ups to help them find a talented Assistant Management Accountant. The business already has a turnover of £5 million and is (realistically!) aiming to double each year for the next 4 years.

    In this role you will be joining a finance team of 6 people and working very closely with a Finance Manager that will be proving you with thorough 6-month training in Management Accounts and FP&A. This is a defiantly non-corporate business whose team would run a mile from a suit and tie. Their offices are incredible and you'll get the opportunity to work in a very vibrant and lively part of London.

    Staff are treated extremely well with one international trip per year, free social events each month and are really given an opportunity to have a say in ways they can improve the business.



    The role

    Our client is looking for a passionate and driven Assistant Management Accountant with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. This role will require a commercially astute individual that really wants to develop their skills in management accounts and financial analysis.

    This business isn't looking for someone that can already do everything they need them to but someone that is bright, ambitious and has a great work ethic that they can mentor and develop into a strategic, fully-qualified accountant. They will provide full study support including books, exams and days off for studying to the successful candidate.

    Duties:

    * Management accounts
    * Supporting board packs
    * P&L reviews
    * Driving the businesses scalability projects
    * Budget plannning
    * Buisness Partnering with non-financial departments
    * Prepayments & accruals
    * Bank Reconciliations
    * Leading the month-end process



    What you need:

    * Studying towards ACCA / CIMA
    * Experience of working in a start-up or fast-growth business
    * Some exposure to managment accounts
    * Previously assisted with month-end process
    * Strong commercial accumen
    * Good communication skills

    What we'd like to see

    * FinTech experience
    * Tech Start-up experience

    Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Full Study Support
    Location: Central London.



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



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    Phone Chris: 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    General Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Salary
    £55000 — £65000
    Per annum + Bonus + Staff Benefits
  • Industry:
    Hospitality and Catering
  • Doing what:

    General Manager | Fast-growth Bar & Pub Chain



    Harmonic are proud to be working with one of London's most ambitious and rapidly expanding hospitality businesses to recruit for a General Manager.

    Based in Central London, this role will be managing the groups largest venue that has just had a £1.8 million renovation, needless-to-say it looks very impressive.

    The site currently turns over £60,000 per week and they have just hired an events manager, sales manager and now need a General Manager to run the show and help push sales to £100,000pw by the end of the year.

    The Role

    Our client is looking for a driven and commercially-minded General Manager with excellent leadership skills to manage what will be the groups most successful venue. This position will require someone that has a lot of experience in hospitality and a track record of driving revenue with creative and original strategies.

    The role will require you to manage a Sales Manager, an Events Manager plus all the bar and kitchen staff and work very closely with the founder of the business to scale the site to it's full potential.



    Duties:

    * Build, manage and motivate all venue staff
    * Actively promote the business
    * Heavily involved in all event planning
    * Drive sales and growth targets for food & drinks
    * Consistently delivering and maintaining high standards
    * Efficiently coordinating all day-to-day operations

    What you need

    * Thorough understanding of the hospitality industry
    * Outstanding business acumen
    * Experience of working in a growing business
    * Positive, outgoing personality
    * Exceptional communication and leadership skills

    Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Staff benefits

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

    ___________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 02037733530

  • Role:

    Accounts Payable / Bookkeeper - Part-time - Food Start-up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £150 — £200
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Accounts Payable | Part-Time | Food Start-up | South West London

    Harmonic are currently representing one of the UK's fastest growing start-ups, with backing from several reputable investors. They have a close-knit team of sociable and friendly individuals, and the wider company benefits are very reflective of their working culture + values (think complimentary breakfast & lunch, gym membership discounts & team workouts/socials).

    This is a part-time position for 2 days per week.

    The role:

    * Manage the accounts payable
    * Process invoices, ensuring they are correctly coded
    * Manage payment runs
    * Process employee expenses
    * Oversee petty cash
    * Support with the implementation of system improvements
    * Prepare & submit monthly VAT returns

    Required Experience:

    * Previous experience within an AP/bookkeeper role
    * Previous experience within a start-up/scale-up preferred
    * Excellent attention to detail
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Hardworking & organised



    Offered Package:

    * Paid as a daily rate- £150-200/day



    Please email or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

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

  • Role:

    Finance Manager | Food Start-Up | South West London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000.00 — £50000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager - Food Start-up - South West London

    Harmonic are currently representing one of the UK's fastest growing start-ups, with backing from several reputable investors. This role is crucial to the growth of the business, with a lot of room for internal progression. The Finance Manager will be responsible for working within the finance function in a hands-on fashion. As Finance Manager you will have 1 direct report, and report into the CFO.

    The role:

    * Manage the month end process
    * Approve supplier payment runs
    * Production of monthly management accounts & board packs
    * Analysis of actual results vs budget & ad-hoc analysis
    * Ownership of balance sheet reconciliations
    * KPI reporting
    * Management of payroll
    * Support the CFO with budgeting & forecasting
    * Manage preparation of year-end audit

    Required Experience:

    * Prior experience within a start-up/ scale-up (not essential but advantageous)
    * Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or exam qualified
    * Somebody who enjoys working in a fast-growing SME environment
    * Excellent Excel skills
    * Excellent communicator

    Offered Package:

    * Up to £50,000

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

  • Role:

    Interim Management Accountant | Healthy Drinks Business |London

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £200 — £260
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Management Accountant | Healthy Drinks Business | London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working exclusively with a luxury beverage brand on the hire of an interim Management Accountant. The business was only founded a few years ago but is quickly becoming a household name after incredible growth both in the UK and internationally. The business offers a fast-paced environment where you will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer.



    The Role

    * Production of management accounts
    * Production of weekly and monthly sales
    * Variance analysis
    * Responsibility for bank reconciliations
    * Supporting the CFO with any ad hoc duties



    Essential Skills

    * FMCG background



    Offered Package

    * Up to £250 per day

  • Role:

    Management Accountant | Live Music Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £35000 — £50000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | Live Music Business | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for one of the UK's most renowned Live Music events businesses. The business continues to grow, you will be joining at an exciting time for the business, as they continue to grow and develop nationwide.

    They are well-known for having a great company culture with lots of music industry perks. You will be working from their state-of-the-art offices based in Central London. The team is very friendly and they enjoy socialising with each other.

    The Role:

    Reporting into the Financial Controller, your main duties will include producing monthly accounts for various venues within the business. As well as this you will be responsible for the monthly forecasting and budgeting for the different venues.

    Other Duties:

    * Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    * Responsibility for VAT processes.
    * Ad-hoc assistance with the Financial Controller
    * Providing Various Analysis.

    Essential Skills:

    * Qualified or in the final stages of qualifying (ACCA/ACA/CIMA)
    * Strong and confident communication skills
    * Highly skilled in Excel

    Bonus Skills:

    * Music Industry Experience (desirable)
    * A passion for music



    Salary: £35-50k

    Bonuses: Music Industry Perks

    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview . Or likewise ring Ed Naish on 0203 773 3530.

  • Role:

    Credit Controller | Fast-Growth Furniture Company | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £24000.00 — £27000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Credit Controller | Fast-Growth Furniture Company | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with an innovative furniture manufacturer in their search for a Credit Controller to join their expanding team. Their unique and high-end pieces are featured in luxury residences, coworking offices and public spaces across the UK.

    The company themselves are very non-corporate and design-focused. Based from their beautiful offices in Central London, working alongside architects and designers, you will have full responsibility for the transactional duties within the finance function.

    Reporting into the CFO who offers excellent guidance and coaching, you will have the opportunity to develop your accounting skills within a fun and creative environment.

    Responsibilities:

    * Credit control
    * Allocating cash
    * Monitoring the full order process and liaising with other teams in regard to production, logistics and payment
    * Inputting data into the finance systems and managing the full credit check process
    * Various ad hoc administrative duties

    Requirements:

    * Accounting/ Finance degree
    * Previous experience working in a credit control position
    * A genuine interest in product design and interiors
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Confident and independent working style
    * Strong numeracy and excel skills including vlookup and pivot tables

    Salary: £24,000-£27,000 + study support

    Start date: ASAP

    Location: Central 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:

    Commercial Finance Manager - Award Winning Start-Up

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

    Commercial Finance Manager - Award Winning Start-Up



    The Client

    Harmonic are proud to be working exclusively with one of London's fastest growing property technology businesses. They have grown at more than 200% annually and are turning over around £7m with some impressive expansion plans in 2019 which will see them launching their service in several different cities around the UK having initially launched in London. They are in a unique position in the sense the business is already profitable with a substantial funding round due to close in the next 8 week's which will provide the capital to increase the rate of growth.



    Our client is based in one of London's newest Co-Working buildings providing a fantastic work environment in one of the most vibrant part's the of the city. They are looking for incredibly ambitious people who want to see their career progress quickly alongside the company themselves.



    The Role

    Reporting to the CFO this is an incredible opportunity to take full responsibility for the day-day management of Finance combined with excellent commercial exposure.

    The role:

    * Lead of one Part Qualified Management Accountant
    * Manage the Production of Financial Reports (Year End, Monthly Management Accounts, VAT Returns)
    * Responsible for the monthly-close process
    * Commercial support providing analysis and decision support to Senior stakeholders in Sales, Operations and Leadership teams
    * Financial Analysis of commercial agreements and contracts
    * Support and in the near future manage production of Forecasting, Planning and Analysis
    * Continuous process improvement and system implementation to support the business as it grows
    * Improve the accuracy of financial models
    * Ownership of the Audit process and ensuring a robust controls environment
    * Extensive Ad-Hoc projects alongside the CFO

    Required Experience:

    * ACA/ACCA/ CIMA
    * Start-up or SME experience is advantageous
    * Adaptable and able to work in a 'changing' environment
    * Excellent Communicator
    * Technically Strong
    * Ability to work with Senior stakeholders





    Offered Package:

    * £50,000 - £60,000 + Share Options (Depending on Experience)
    * 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 | Music Publishing Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    3-6 months
  • Salary
    £75000 — £90000
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group Financial Controller | Music Publishing Business | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with one of the world's most rapidly growing businesses in the music industry. This is a great opportunity to join a company that is on the cusp of breaking through internationally. This role offers clear pathways to progression, to the position of Finance Director within two years.

    The Group Financial Controller will be integral in the finance team overseeing their continued expansion internationally. You will be a key member of the team contributing to strategic analysis and the financial roadmapping of their plan.

    The Company:

    They work in modern offices in Central London, you will be joining a business that is renowned for their flexible and modern approach to work-life balance. They are looking for an ambitious individual who is willing to help guide the business to achieve it's international goals. The company is made up of 70 passionate people and has a turnover of £80 million. They have increased this figure year upon year, and plan on keeping this trajectory of growth.

    The Role:

    The role combines both technical acounting with commerical analysis and support. The main duties include:

    * Responsibility for maintaining a solid financial control environment
    * Monthly review of Board Pack.
    * Reviewing consolidation of monthly results
    * Supporting the Finance Director with Ad-Hoc duties
    * E.g. To include assistance with Mergers & Acquisitions

    What we need to see (essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Fully qualified
    * Experience within a fast-moving creative industry
    * Driven and ambitious individual
    * A passion for music!
    * Strong communication skills

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Music Industry experience

    Salary: £75-90k

    Bonuses: Equity, Music Industry perks, some flexible working

    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview . Or likewise ring Ed Naish on 0203 773 3530.

  • Role:

    Treasury Accountant | Fast Growth Fintech Business | Wimbledon

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

    Group Treasury Accountant | Fast Growth Fintech Business | Wimbledon

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a scaling Fintech business based in Wimbledon who are building out the finance function. The award-winning business is leading in its industry and has an impressive international presence with offices based in the US, Australia and Germany. Due to recent aggressive growth, the client has moved to a divisional structure.

    This is an opportunity for an ambitious Treasury Accountant to join a growing team and be managed and mentored by a very knowledgeable and inspiring leader.

    Role

    * Responsibility of the daily cash reporting
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Work closely with the global finance team on forecasting
    * Work alongside the group FC on a detailed cash flow and maintain a long-term cash forecast
    * Review the global reporting
    * Supporting the Tax and Treasury Manager with FX deals
    * Prepare financial planning & analysis

    Salary: £40,000 with benefits

    Start Date: ASAP

    Please get in touch with Emily Pryor on for more information.

  • Role:

    Credit Control Manager | Luxury Retailer | Contract

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £30000 — £40000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Credit Control Manager | Luxury Retailer | Contract | Immediate Start

    Location: London

    Harmonic Finance are proud to recruit for one of the United Kingdom's fastest-growing luxury retailers. Located in beautiful, architect-designed premises, they are seeking a Credit Control Manager who has experience of supporting a business with revenues in excess of £20 million.

    You will have a direct report into a highly impressive (and fun!) Financial Controller. This is an initial 6 week contract with the opportunity to go permanent.

    Key Responsibilities:

    * Full management of the (growing) Accounts Receivable function
    * Collaboration with non-Finance teams to communicate and embed best practice
    * Design of processes for recording of sales, credits etc

    Experience:

    * Ability to demonstrate basic DoS metrics
    * Grasp of basic accounting and the Dunning process
    * Breadth of experience within a mid-sized business

    Additional Requirements:

    * Experience in a wholesale, multi-channel retail business
    * Any USA market/ international experience in a Credit Control context would be beneficial
    * Experience of managing remote teams in other territories would be looked upon favourably.



    Salary: Day rate (competitive)



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

    Please get in touch with Lian-Mae Argones Email:

  • Role:

    HR Administrator - Luxury Fashion Boutique - West London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £25000 — £30000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Human Resources and Personnel
  • Doing what:

    HR Administrator - Luxury Fashion Boutique - West London

    The Client

    My client is a boutique luxury fashion retailer. They have a strong brand and a non-corporate and sociable working environment. They are looking for a HR Administrator to join their hardworking team. There is room for this role to progress and develop as you gain experience. The role consists of 70% HR duties and 30% admin/ data entry/ simple accounting tasks. Due to the start-up nature of the team, you will be responsible for implementing a number of procedures and processes.

    The role:

    * Day to day HR tasks
    * Managing the team (alongside the manager)
    * Train and develop new staff members
    * Liaise with other team members to ensure smooth running of the head office
    * Prepare employment documents
    * Plan policies for the internal team
    * Creation and implementation of a staff handbook + company induction process
    * Recruit new team members
    * Data entry- purchase & sales invoice, expenses reports, updating payment lists
    * Assist with the monthly and annual close process
    * Staff expenses and petty cash

    Required Experience:

    * A minimum of 2 years' experience in an admin/ HR role
    * A knowledge of UK policies and employment law (not essential but advantageous)
    * Experience in a fashion environment (not essential but advantageous)
    * Experience working within a smaller business (not essential but advantageous)
    * Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
    * Strong computer skills
    * Excellent communicator
    * Very organised with good admin skills
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious

    Salary: £25,000-30,000

    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 Business Partner (FP&A) - FTSE Bank

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £55000.00 — £65000
    Per annum + c.20% Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Skills Required:
    Finance Business Partner/Commercial Finance Partner - FTSE Listed Bank
  • Doing what:

    Finance Business Partner (FP&A) - FTSE Listed Bank



    The Client:



    Harmonic are excited to be working with a major merchant bank. We 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 Finance Business Partner will support and manage the forecasting and planning for the entire business unit. Also, the role will be heavily commercial, liaising with key stakeholders in the business, providing analysis and information accurately. You will be primarily working within their office in Central London but may have to do 1 day a week in their office based in South London.

    Duties day to day:

    * Responsible for providing the financial reports and planning to support the Financial Director
    * Business Partnering key stakeholders ensuring all relevant information is getting reported accurately
    * Managing all year-end and monthly accounts ensuring all timelines are met
    * Liaising and providing support for various teams across the business unit
    * Ensuring all compliance and regulatory bodies are met and followed correctly
    * Overseeing processes and implementing new ones where appropriate, improving efficiency of systems



    What we need to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Fully qualified
    * Great knowledge of MS Office Packages, Excel and PowerPoint
    * An ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
    * Driven and ambitious individual
    * Strong communication and negotiation skills with finance and non-finance teams
    * Ability to take ownership and multi-task with various business activities on a daily basis



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

    * Evidence and a strong foundation of using systems such as SAP

    Salary:

    * 18-24 months FTC at £65k + c.20% Bonus



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview. Or likewise ring Graeme Gillies on 0203 773 3530.



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



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  • Role:

    Global Financial Controller

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    3 months
  • Salary
    £70000 — £85000
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Global Financial Controller | Fast-Growing Music Business

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with one of the world's most innovative and rapidly growing businesses in the music industry. This truly is an exceptional opportunity to join a global company who have just closed another round of funding for a substantial amount of money. This role offers clear pathways to progression.

    They already operate in 4 countries and are now embarking on their next phase of growth and are looking to expand into even more markets across the world and continue to acquire new businesses. The Global Financial controller will be integral in the finance team overseeing this development.

    The Company:
    From their state of the art offices in London, you will be joining a business that is renowned for their collaborative and modern approach to work-life balance (occasional flexibility). They are looking for a driven and ambitious individual who is willing to buy into their global vision and help them achieve their plans for the future.

    The Role:
    This is a newly created role due to the massive amount of growth they have undergone in the last couple of years. Reporting into the Head of Finance, the Global Financial Controller, will deliver accurate month end packs to the Head of Finance. You will be integral to the consistent improvement of the financial control environment, ensuring that all processes are reviewed and improved. Other duties include assisting the Head of Finance with ad-hoc duties such as investor relations, and occasional HR matters.

    What we need to see (essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Fully qualified
    * Experience within a fast-moving creative industry
    * Driven and ambitious individual
    * A passion for music!
    * Strong communication skills
    * Prior experience of dealing with senior stakeholders

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * System improvement experience
    * Experience in B2B and B2C.

    Salary: £70-85k
    Bonuses: Equity, Music Industry perks
    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview . Or likewise ring Ed Naish on 0203 773 3530.

  • Role:

    Sales Support | Luxury Interior Design Company | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £23000.00 — £25000.00
    Per annum + commission
  • Industry:
    Sales
  • Doing what:

    Sales Support | Luxury Interior Design Company | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a luxury furniture company in their search for a sales support administrator as the company continues to grow.

    Working alongside various members of the Sales, Operations and Marketing teams, you will gain a high level of knowledge of the products sold. The company have gained recognition in the industry due to their unique and exclusive pieces.

    Based in central London and reporting into the Sales Director, you will be main point of contact for client enquiries and quotations as well as assisting with the showroom tours. Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual who is passionate about the design industry to join their team.

    Responsibilities:

    * Generating orders and quotations
    * Managing the end-to-end order process including providing details regarding dispatch and delivery.
    * Showroom duties including meeting and greeting clients
    * Responding to client queries
    * Working between the sales teams and production teams
    * Administrative duties

    Requirements

    * Excellent communication and organisational skills
    * Attention to detail
    * A level of enthusiasm and confidence
    * Previous customer service experience

    Salary: £25,000 + commission

    Start date: ASAP

    Location: Central 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:

    Finance Business Partner (FP&A) - FTSE Bank

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £55000.00 — £65000
    Per annum + c.20% Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Skills Required:
    Finance Business Partner (FP&A) - FTSE Listed Bank
  • Doing what:

    Finance Business Partner (FP&A) - FTSE Listed Bank



    The Client:



    Harmonic are excited to be working with a major merchant bank. We 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 Finance Business Partner will support and manage the forecasting and planning for the entire business unit. Also, the role will be heavily commercial, liaising with key stakeholders in the business, providing analysis and information accurately. You will be primarily working within their office in Central London but may have to do 1 day a week in their office based in South London.

    Duties day to day:

    * Responsible for providing the financial reports and planning to support the Financial Director
    * Business Partnering key stakeholders ensuring all relevant information is getting reported accurately
    * Managing all year-end and monthly accounts ensuring all timelines are met
    * Liaising and providing support for various teams across the business unit
    * Ensuring all compliance and regulatory bodies are met and followed correctly
    * Overseeing processes and implementing new ones where appropriate, improving efficiency of systems



    What we need to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Fully qualified
    * Great knowledge of MS Office Packages, Excel and PowerPoint
    * An ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
    * Driven and ambitious individual
    * Strong communication and negotiation skills with finance and non-finance teams
    * Ability to take ownership and multi-task with various business activities on a daily basis



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

    * Evidence and a strong foundation of using systems such as SAP

    Salary:

    * 18-24 months FTC at £65k + c.20% Bonus



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview. Or likewise ring Graeme Gillies on 0203 773 3530.



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



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  • Role:

    Junior Finance Assistant | Architecture Practice | London

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

    Finance Assistant | Fast-Growth Architecture Practice | London

    Harmonic are proud to be working with a well-established architecture practice in their search for a Finance Assistant to assist with month-end and transactional duties as the company continues to expand its international presence.

    The business itself is driven by design and innovation and has plans to move into new countries. A huge importance is placed upon creativity and collaboration which has resulted in a non-corporate and sociable company culture.

    Reporting into the Financial Controller and based at their offices in Central London, this role would suit an individual who is ambitious, driven and passionate about design.

    Responsibilities

    * Approving, processing and sending invoices
    * Processing supplier payments
    * Main point of contact for queries relating to invoices
    * Assisting with month-end and year-end audit
    * Assisting with system implementation and improvement
    * Supporting the Financial Controller with any ad hoc duties

    Requirements

    * AAT part-qualified
    * Previous experience in a finance assistant or assistant accountant role
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills
    * Attention to detail
    * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    * Genuine interest in design

    Salary: £20,000-25,000

    Start date: ASAP

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

    Please get in touch with Charlotte on

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  • Role:

    Accounts Receivable / Credit Controller

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £28000 — £32000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Accounts Receivable / Credit Controller | London | Hospitality



    Our client, based in Central London, is one of the city's most exciting events businesses. They are growing at an impressive rate and are currently turning over just under £10m.

    Company culture is ambitious and open minded, their flat organisational structure empowers their staff to help build the business which creates an entrepreneurial (and enjoyable!) workplace. It's fair to say this is a defiantly non-corporate business that places a lot of emphasis on staff well-being.





    The Role

    Our client is looking for a driven and diligent credit controller with excellent communication skills to take ownership of their sales ledger.

    This is a new position at the business that will be reporting directly in to the Financial Controller. The role needs an energetic individual that will enjoy taking pride in owning the Accounts Receivable function from top to bottom.

    Duties:

    * Full management of the credit control function
    * Credit check and set credit terms with new clients
    * Manage the billing process and send invoices to clients on time
    * Ensure outstanding debts are collected proactively
    * Collaboration with finance teams to communicate and embed best practice
    * Liaise with team members to agree payment terms
    * Prepare a weekly due billing report
    * Support the finance function with ad hoc tasks such as AP & Payroll



    What you need:

    * 2 years' experience in Accounts Receivable or Credit Control
    * Good Excel skills
    * Self-motivated & proactive
    * Well organised
    * Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
    * Attention to detail



    What we'd like to see:

    * Experience in Hospitality
    * Experience in professional services



    Salary: £28,000 - £32,000



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

    __________________________________________________________________________________



    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530 Twitter: @chrisharmonic

  • Role:

    Interim CFO (3 days per week) | Hypergrowth Beverage Brand

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £450 — £575
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim CFO (3 days per week) | Hypergrowth Beverage Brand | South West London

    The Company
    Harmonic are delighted to be working exclusively with a leading beverage brand on the hire of their first CFO. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Leadership Team and have a seat on the board in one of the UK's fastest growing beverage brands.

    The business has raised significant investment and expects to grow at a rate of 100% over the next few years, with plans to later devise an exit strategy. They expect to reach a turnover of £11million this year as they are on the cusp of becoming a household name, having already delivered incredible growth and brand reputation within a short time frame. They are based in state-of-the-art offices in South West London and have a dynamic company culture.

    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 account
    * Lead the production of Investor reporting
    * Build Financial Reporting tools to report on stock and inventory
    * Work closely with the Founders on negotiating with suppliers etc
    * 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
    * Take responsibility for producing Statutory Accounts (IFRS and UK GAAP)

    Required Experience

    * Experience in a food or beverage scale up
    * Commercially astute
    * Ability to engage with senior stakeholders
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious
    * ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified

    Offered Package
    Up to £600 per day

  • Role:

    CFO | Hypergrowth Beverage Brand | South West London

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

    CFO | Hypergrowth Beverage Brand | South West London

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working exclusively with a leading beverage brand on the hire of their first CFO. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Leadership Team and have a seat on the board in one of the UK's fastest growing beverage brands.
    The business has raised significant investment and expects to grow at a rate of 100% over the next few years, with plans to later devise an exit strategy. They expect to reach a turnover of £11million this year as they are on the cusp of becoming a household name, having already delivered incredible growth and brand reputation within a short time frame. They are based in state-of-the-art offices in South West London and have a dynamic company culture.

    The Role

    Although you will be ably supported by a Financial Controller and another more junior finance colleague, this is a true 'hands-on' CFO role, where you will be expected to deal with strategy leadership and investor relations. While also dealing with ensuring best of class FP&A analysis, process improvements and stat accounting from you and the team.
    The business has aggressive growth plans so an ability to be adaptable, operationally- minded and a passion for building, coaching and scaling finance teams is essential. They are looking for someone who is commercially astute that understands the KPI and reporting metrics that are required in a high performing F&B business.

    * 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 account
    * Lead the production of Investor reporting
    * Build Financial Reporting tools to report on stock and inventory
    * Work closely with the Founders on negotiating with suppliers etc
    * 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
    * Take responsibility for producing Statutory Accounts (IFRS and UK GAAP)

    Required Experience

    * Experience in a food or beverage scale up
    * Commercially astute
    * Ability to engage with senior stakeholders
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious
    * ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified

    Offered Package

    * £100,000-110,000 plus equity

  • Role:

    Finance Business Partner/Commercial Finance Partner - FTSE Bank

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £55000.00 — £65000
    Per annum + c.20% Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Skills Required:
    Finance Business Partner/Commercial Finance Partner - FTSE Listed Bank
  • Doing what:

    Finance Business Partner/Commercial Finance Partner - FTSE Listed Bank



    The Client:



    Harmonic are excited to be working with a major merchant bank. We 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 Finance Business Partner will support and manage the forecasting and planning for the entire business unit. Also, the role will be heavily commercial, liaising with key stakeholders in the business, providing analysis and information accurately. You will be primarily working within their office in Central London but may have to do 1 day a week in their office based in South London.

    Duties day to day:

    * Responsible for providing the financial reports and planning to support the Financial Director
    * Business Partnering key stakeholders ensuring all relevant information is getting reported accurately
    * Managing all year-end and monthly accounts ensuring all timelines are met
    * Liaising and providing support for various teams across the business unit
    * Ensuring all compliance and regulatory bodies are met and followed correctly
    * Overseeing processes and implementing new ones where appropriate, improving efficiency of systems



    What we need to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Fully qualified
    * Great knowledge of MS Office Packages, Excel and PowerPoint
    * An ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
    * Driven and ambitious individual
    * Strong communication and negotiation skills with finance and non-finance teams
    * Ability to take ownership and multi-task with various business activities on a daily basis



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

    * Evidence and a strong foundation of using systems such as SAP

    Salary:

    * 18-24 months FTC at £65k + c.20% Bonus



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview. Or likewise ring Graeme Gillies on 0203 773 3530.



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



    Please follow us on Twitter @HarmonicGroupHQ and connect with us on Linkedin

  • Role:

    Group Financial Controller / Finance Director | B2B Wholesale

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £65000 — £79000
    Per annum + Car
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group Financial Controller / Finance Director | B2B Hyper-Growth Wholesale Retailer | Wakefield

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of the UK's fastest-growing retailers to secure their next Group Financial Controller / Finance Director. The client are based within 5 minutes walk of Wakefield station.

    The business are a national-award winning designer and wholsale retailer of inovative B2B products who are growing 30% YOY currently, with a turnover in excess of £45 million.

    Company Culture

    The business hire on attitude, potential and competencies rather than requiring candidates to be a '100% on paper fit'. So if you feel that you fit some, but not all of the below, please give us a call to discuss the role further!

    Company culture is very entrepreneurial: fun, international, fast-moving and meritocratic.

    The Role

    The position is a real hybrid role, covering high level commercial duties alongside the Chief Commercial Officer and COO, but will- more importantly- involve leading on controls and audit work and ultimate responsibility for production of stat accounts for multiple entities (supported by a Finance Manager beneath you in the structure).

    You will manage a team of 3 more junior colleagues who cover Management Accounts, Financial Analysis and Transactional Finance, and will report directly into an inspirational CEO.

    Essential skills and experience:

    * Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Wholesale B2B retail (ideally own-brand). Clothing, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Stationary all helpful. But will consider other backgrounds.
    * Good financial accounting and controls background. Although very commercial, If you're purely commercial, this isn't the role for you!
    * Experience within the last 3 years of working with manufacturers in your employer's supply-chain. My client needs you to 'get' the associated benefits and risks linked to this aspect of their business.
    * Strong leadership and motivational skills: the business is growing and will need you to lead your team by example and to create a fun and innovative working culture as you grow the headcount over coming years.

    Work Environment

    Cool and quirky. Airy, light and modern. Situated next to dozens of great bars and restaurants.

    Salary: 65-78k + car + bonus

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

  • Role:

    Finance & Operations Assistant - Tech Start-Up (A.I)

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £27000 — £30000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance and Operations Assistant - Tech Start-Up (Artificial Intelligence)



    The Client

    Harmonic are working exclusively with a Technology start-up looking to change the Education sector with an exciting Artificial Intelligence platform at the forefront of their business model. Having recently raised substantial investment from a leading Venture Capital fund they are looking to accelerate their growth with the launch of several disruptive product lines.

    With an already expansive global footprint this is an opportunity to join an ambitious start-up as they embark on a rapid period of growth. Motivated by making a difference to millions of children around the world they have created a business with a brilliant moral element to everything they do while developing some fascinating Tech.

    The environment is creative and fun but very fast-paced. They are looking to find the highest calibre people/ talent to scale the business and this is anything but your typical 9-5 role. My client is based in one of London's best co-working spaces right on the door step of a food market, great bars and restaurants. There are also lots of office dogs!



    The Role

    The Finance and Operations Assistant will work with the CFO to grow the business. This role is incredibly broad and requires someone who is smart, ambitious and wants to progress their career quickly. The role will provide Finance support but also be involved in multiple Operational projects to drive expansion.



    The role:

    * Support month-end activities
    * Manage Accounts Payable and Receivable
    * Support with the production of management accounts and financial analysis
    * Provide operational support on new product launches facing off to multiple stakeholders
    * Extensive process and system improvement across Finance and Operations
    * Support with the build out of an HR function
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects as the business grows



    Required Experience:

    * Degree Educated (ideally top 25 Universities)
    * Highly analytical and commercially astute
    * Strong Excel skills
    * Excited by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
    * Love working in a fast-paced environment
    * Passionate about Education & Technology
    * Highly intelligent and adaptable
    * Excellent Communication Skills
    * Confident Engaging with multiple Non-Finance Stakeholders



    Preferred Backgrounds/ experience:

    * Some start-up or SME experience



    Offered Package:

    * Up to £30,000
    * 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 Director | Music Management Agency | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    3 Months
  • Salary
    £80000 — £100000
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Director | Music Management Agency | London

    The Company:

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a well-established music management agency based in London. The business is home to a roster of some of the world's biggest names in music. The working environment is very friendly and collaborative, the team are sociable and enjoy hanging out with each other. They are quickly becoming one of the most renowned companies in the entertainment industry.

    They are looking for an experienced Finance Director who has a keen interest in both finance and the music industry. The company is 35 people strong and are embarking on a rapid trajectory of growth following the acquisition of more talent. This represents a great opportunity for an experienced FD or a Financial Controller looking to make the step up to Finance Director role. You will be heavily involved in the financial road-mapping for what will be an extremely exciting year ahead!



    The Role:

    * Producing monthly and year end reports as well as management accounts
    * Commercial support, strategic analysis and decision support to the Directors and board
    * Working with international corporations tax reporting as well as insurance and payroll
    * Managing the active pipeline for international entities
    * Managing the P&L and balance sheet
    * Managing a team of 5 direct reports



    What we need to see (essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
    * Experience in the creative/entertainment/fast-moving sector
    * Proactive and good communication skills
    * Experience within Music industry ideal (strongly preferred)
    * A passion for music!



    Salary: £80-100k (equity options)

    If you are interested - to be considered for the role please forward your CV or ring 0203 773 3530.

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

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  • Role:

    Head of Finance - Fast Growth Software VC Backed Scaleup

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £70000 — £90000
    Per annum + equity share + company benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Head of Finance - Fast Growth Software VC Backed Scaleup



    The Client:



    Harmonic are proud to be working with one of London's fastest growing software Scaleups. Our client has raised significant VC investment from some of the most respected funds in the UK. Their software is disrupting the market which has seen the business double their turnover to 25 million and they plan to double that within the next 1 to 2 years. The team is growing extremely fast which is why the client are looking for a finance professional to come in below the CFO to support and manage the finance division.



    Our Client are non-corporate and have a great company culture with a modern approach to a work/life balance. Located in Central London they have one of the best offices in town with fantastic views. They have big plans wanting to double their turnover in back to back years and expand internationally opening offices in the US and Europe.



    The Role:

    This is a new role due to the significant growth they have experienced in the last year. Reporting into the CFO, you will be number 2 in the finance structure assisting the CFO with strategic aims whilst managing the team for the day to finance duties.

    Duties day to day:

    * Full responsibility for the management of the Finance function
    * Establishing robust financial controls and efficient monthly close process
    * Managing a team responsible to produce management accounts, annual reporting and AP/AR
    * Work with Tech teams to drive efficiency and automation
    * Business Partner with the CEO and CFO 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
    * Manage future fundraising rounds
    * Shaping strategic expansion plans

    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Technically Strong Accounting Background (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    * Able to build Finance processes from scratch
    * Commercially Astute
    * Keen to work in a fast-paced Scaleup
    * Excellent communication skills and ability to Partner C-Level stakeholders

    What we'd like to see (Not Essential)

    * Worked in a Software Start-Up/Scaleup
    * Worked with VC or PE Investors

    Salary:

    £70-90k + equity share + unlimited holidays + great company benefits



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview. Or likewise ring Graeme Gillies on 0203 773 3530.

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

  • Role:

    Finance Manager (part-time) | Architecture Practice | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £55000.00 — £70000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager (part-time) | Fast-Growth Architecture Practice | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a world-renowned design studio in their search for a Finance Manager to take responsibility for the full finance function. With offices in several locations, this is a fantastic opportunity to work with multiple entities and gain valuable experience in a scaling business.

    The company itself is expanding rapidly and has gained recognition worldwide due to some impressive projects with hotels, luxury residences and commercial projects. Despite this, they have maintained their fun company culture which encourages collaboration and creativity. There are also excellent training and coaching opportunities allowing for further personal career development.

    The role itself will be working alongside the Finance Director to manage the full day-to-day finance function. With the added benefit of flexible working which would be ideal for parents returning to work, the company are offering 22.5 hours a week, which can be completed over 3 or 4 days.

    Responsibilities

    * Producing monthly management accounts
    * Assisting with creating monthly and yearly budgets and forecasts
    * Analysing cash flow and assess areas of improvement in cash expenditure
    * Provide the sales teams with financial data to assist in the winning of bids for future projects
    * Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, P&L, VAT returns and payroll carried out by more junior members of the finance team

    Requirements:

    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
    * Experience working in architecture, design or construction
    * Previous experience managing people
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Passionate and confident approach
    * Attention to detail
    * A genuine interest in design

    Start date: ASAP

    Salary: £55,000-65,000 pro rata

    Please get in touch with Charlotte for further information

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

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £50000 — £60000
    Per annum + pension, healthcare
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Manager | Film and Entertainment Accountancy Firm | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a well-established, but rapidly growing Accountancy firm. They specialise within the Film & TV sector, and they are host to some of the biggest names in the Film, TV and entertainment industries. The business are looking to expand later on in this year, so this is an opportunity to join at a pivotal moment as they grow the firm.

    The Business:

    From their modern offices in London you will be joining a sociable and positive team who adopt a collaborative approach to work. As a Manager you will have 4 junior staff under your supervision, and will be reporting into the partners. This presents a chance to join a top 100 accountancy firm and to take the role and truly develop it and make it your own.

    They are looking for a responsible, but positive person who is adaptable and ready to learn. There will be some mentoring if that is required, as the firm is renowned for their great company culture and professional development skills.

    The Role:
    Your main responsibilities will include:

    * Preparing and reviewing year end accounts
    * Provide key input into planning work within the firm
    * Manage and assist 4 junior members of staff
    * Managing various limited companies and sole trader accounts

    What you need (essential):

    * Experience of working in practice
    * Fully qualified ACA or ACCA
    * Strong Managerial skills/experience
    * Great communication skills

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * A passion for the Film and TV Sector!

    Salary: £50-60k

    Bonuses: Pension scheme, healthcare, Entertainment Industry perks!

    Availability: ASAP (willing to wait 3 months for right candidate)

    If you are interested - to be considered for the role please forward your CV or ring 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 CFO (Part-Time) / NED £140 million turnover FMCG busines

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £1000 — £2500
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group CFO / Non Executive Director / Board Advisor | 4-5 days per month | £140 million t/o FMCG business

    Harmonic Finance are proud to have been engaged on an exclusive basis by a fantastic values-driven £140 million t/o international organisation who have received several international awards over the past 24 months.
    The business are multi-site and international, with an acquisitive strategy. Which - while fantastic news for growth rates - is placing more demands upon the CFO and Senior Leadership team in Finance. Harmonic have subsequently been requested to find them an experienced, financially-orientated coach and mentor for their CFO. This arrangement will be for circa 4-5 days per month (much of which can be done remotely via calls and Skype/Facetime/Zoom).
    Ideal candidate background:

    * Presently CFO (or former CFO) of an international listed business (Although happy to consider those currently acting as Chair or NED provided they have top-class accounting knowledge).
    * Substantial experience in mid-market international businesses with some supply chain element.
    * Successful IPO experience.
    * Clear, matter-of-fact coaching and advisory style.

    Start: ASAP

    Day rate: £1-£2,500 per day (experience dependent)

  • Role:

    Management Accountant | Architecture Practice | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £37000.00 — £43000.00
    Per annum + bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | Fast Growth Architecture Practice | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with an innovative architectural design company in their search for a Management Accountant to assist with the running of the finance function.

    The business prides itself on staff retention with various events and activities put on for employees. Based out of open plan offices near the main studio, the company culture is fun, non-corporate and extremely design-driven.

    Reporting into the Finance Director, you will receive excellent training and coaching to gain the vital experience required to work alongside the directors in the strategic planning. This role will suit an ambitious commercially-focused individual with excellent management accounting experience who is looking for the next step in their career.

    Responsibilities:

    * Production and presentation of the weekly and monthly management accounts for multiple entities
    * Processing invoices and quarterly VAT returns
    * Creating quarterly forecasts and annual budgets
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Assisting with system implementation and improvement
    * Analysing P&L
    * Liaising with clients and suppliers

    Requirements:

    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA part-qualified
    * Solid Excel, Word and Pivot Tables skills
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Commercially astute
    * Experience in a management accountant position within a design or retail business

    Start date: ASAP

    Salary: £ 37,000- £43,000 + performance-related bonus

    Permanent and interim candidates considered.

    Please get in touch with Charlotte for further information

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

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Finance Manager | FTSE Listed Hospitality Business | London

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

    Finance Manager | FTSE Listed Hospitality Business | London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a FTSE Listed hospitality business on the hire of a Finance Manager. This global business is leading in its industry and works with some of the most prestigious businesses in London to provide luxury dining experiences.



    The business has a brilliant reputation for being 'different' to other FTSE listed businesses as they are well known for their 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 offers the opportunity to progress in other areas of the business and pick up increased exposure.



    The role



    The Finance Manager will support the Financial Controller and business partner closely with the Accounts Manager.



    * Management of the finance team with 3 direct reports
    * Prepare management accounts and prepare for monthly business reviews
    * Budgeting & forecasting
    * Overseeing month end and P&L
    * Business partnering with the Account Manager
    * Tracking budgets
    * Provide analysis to aid decisions



    What you need (essential)

    * ACCA or CIMA (Part Qualified or Newly Qualified)
    * Excellent Communication
    * Desire to learn and progress career quickly
    * Strong Excel skills



    What we would like to see

    * Multi-site experience
    * Hospitality or food experience





    Salary: Up to £45,000 plus benefits

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 2 months)

  • Role:

    Finance Manager - Fast Growth SME

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    April
  • Salary
    £62000 — £550000
    Per annum + £7k Annual Bonus + Flexible Working
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager - Fast Growth SME



    The Client:



    Harmonic are proud to be working with a fast growth SME. The Client works with large multinational companies providing major IT consultancy and Project support. They have had significant growth in the last 3 years of circa 125%. A lot of this growth has been generated in International markets including Australia and the Middle East. The business is going form strength to strength and in an interesting phase of restructure as two of their major legal entities are merged.



    Their office is in one of the nicest spots in Central London with incredible views. You will be joining a company which offers a fantastic opportunity for an individual to put their stamp on the business with a lot of positive change happening. They have a very understanding approach to work life balance and offer great flexibility in the workplace.



    The Role:

    The role is a chance for an individual to develop and redesign processes in the finance department due to the restructure which will support the business through its next phase of growth. This is also an opportunity to gain exposure to multiple international markets.

    Duties day to day:

    * Full responsibility to produce Management accounts and month-end reporting
    * Liaise with Business Unit MD's to present figures
    * Work closely with Project teams providing commercial support
    * Manage cash flow forecasting and payroll
    * Lead and a grow a small team covering AP/AR
    * Liaise with Auditors and Manage Year-End
    * Run the International Budgeting and Forecasting cycle
    * Continuous process improvement
    * Manage integration of the two legal entities and associated projects



    What we need to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Fully qualified (QBE could be considered)
    * Experience within an SME
    * An ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
    * Driven and ambitious individual
    * Strong communication skills
    * Ability to take instruction and work independently
    * Have a commercial mindset and happy working directly with other areas of the business



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

    * Evidence of improving accounting processes, systems and controls, ideally within an SME or start-up enterprise
    * Experience working in businesses with a consulting structure
    * Entity Reporting (International)

    Salary:

    * £55-62k + £7k Annual Bonus + Company Benefits + Flexible Working



    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview. Or likewise ring Graeme Gillies on 0203 773 3530.



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



    Please follow us on Twitter @HarmonicGroupHQ and connect with us on Linkedin

  • Role:

    Marketing Assistant

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £20000 — £25000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Marketing
  • Doing what:

    Marketing Assistant | Boutique Health & Fitness

    Harmonic are proud to be working with one of London's most up and coming boutique fitness brands.

    Founded just 6 years ago they've already established a reputation for having amazing staff, state-of-the-art studios and relentless fitness classes. This is no ordinary gym business, they really do go the extra mile to work with some of the best trainers in the city and offer amazing products with personal well-being at the core of everything they do.

    Their company culture is defiantly non-corporate, and staff are extremely passionate about the business and what they are trying to achieve.

    The role

    Our client is looking for a passionate and creative Marketing Assistant with excellent communication skills to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join an exciting, vibrant business while it's still in its early stages.

    This position is a new role at the business that has come about due to the growth of the company. You'll be working very closely with the Head of Brand & Marketing and the Creative Director to produce engaging content for the website and social media accounts (in particularly Instagram). You will also be responsible for assisting with market research and putting together market reports with the Head of Brand & Marketing.



    Duties



    * Assisting with creative content production
    * Supporting various projects under senior direction
    * Maintaining promotional material inventory
    * Management of social media accounts
    * Assisting with market research and campaign planning
    * Conducting market research and analysing customer data
    * Briefing in design team
    * Tracking data and compiling reports
    * Planning meetings



    Things you need

    * Previous experience in a similar role
    * Good knowledge of Photoshop and inDesign
    * Good understanding of brand image
    * Good eye for design
    * Creative
    * Good team player
    * Excellent organisational skills
    * Excellent communication written and verbal skills



    Things we'd like to see

    * Passion for the Fitness industry
    * Experience working in a start-up / SME



    Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

    Location: London

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

    ___________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris: 02037733530

  • Role:

    Finance Director - Challenger Bank

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £100000 — £120000
    Per annum + Share Options
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Director - Challenger Bank



    The Client



    Harmonic are working with an incredibly exciting Challenger Bank who are on of the UK's fastest growing companies. They have seen massive growth in their market share over the last few months and are about to complete another sizeable fundraise.



    Having developed some market leading technology they are looking to transition from more of a Fintech to a Bank and as part of that shift are looking to upskill the business with Banking experience.



    Based in a brand-new purpose-built office with plenty of room for sustained headcount growth they are looking for incredibly ambitious, adaptable people who want to be part of a fast-paced scale-up.



    The Role



    Reporting to the CFO, my client is looking for a Finance Director to build processes and manage the Finance function. There is an immediate requirement to establish Treasury reporting and Regulatory Reporting to the standard that is expected in an FCA regulated business. The role will then shift to a broader focus as FP&A and Controls expands.

    Duties:

    * Design and Build the Treasury and Regulatory Reporting function from scratch
    * Manage risk exposure, liquidity management and funds
    * Prepare and manage the production of FCA/ PRA reporting
    * Responsibility for Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow forecasting
    * Review and improve monthly close process
    * Overall responsibility to produce Management Accounts and Year-End Accounts
    * Prepare Budgeting and Forecasting
    * Liaise with External Auditors and Tax Advisors
    * Grow the Finance function
    * Communicate with and Challenge multiple stakeholders on their numbers
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects



    Required Experience:

    * Experience in a UK Bank
    * Strong Technical Accountant
    * Regulatory Reporting and Treasury exposure
    * Excited about start-up's/ Challenger Bank's
    * Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
    * Building and implementing processes
    * Willing to 'roll-sleeves' up



    Additional Experience:

    * Prior Fintech or Challenger Bank Experience
    * FP&A experience



    Salary: £100,000-£120,000 + Excellent Share Options



    Contract: Will consider Interim contractors



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

  • Role:

    Finance Analyst | Fast-Growth FTSE Financial Services & Banking

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £28000 — £35000
    Per annum
  • 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 Junior Finance Analyst supports the FP&A Manager with the production of forecasting and planning for the business unit. 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: £28,000 to £35,000 + Study Support + Bonus (circa 20%) + Pension
    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 1 months)

    Please forward an up-to-date CV to Lian-Mae Argones on be considered for interview. Alternatively, please call 0203 773 3530.
    Please feel free to share with anyone in your network that may be interested.

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Chief of Staff - Fast Growth Software Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £70000 — £100000
    Per annum + Generous Share Options
  • Industry:
    Consultancy
  • Doing what:

    Chief of Staff | Fast Growth Software Start-Up | VC Backed



    The Company:



    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on a retained basis with one of the UK's most exciting Software as a Service (SAAS) start-up who have developed an innovative piece of technology which has the capability to revolutionise their marketplace.



    Having raised substantial Venture Capital investment, they have more than doubled in size in the last 12 months with 300% growth planned for 2019.



    This is an opportunity to join the business as it scales as a key member of the leadership providing a basis to have massive impact on the overall success of the company.



    Company culture is diverse with incredibly ambitious and passionate people who also want to have fun. The HR team being instructed to get the "brightest and best" to facilitate the company's growth strategy.



    The Role:



    The Chief of Staff/ Head of Operations will report to the CEO and act as the number two in the business. They will be instrumental in communicating the CEO's vision and managing multiple projects across the business to prepare them for growth. They will run the day-to-day performance of the company while also playing a key role in shaping and driving Commercial direction. Your role will involve (but not be restricted to):



    * Working with the CEO to outline the overall strategy driving growth and profitability
    * Establish processes and procedures to create scalable working practices (particularly with the Sales, Customer Success, Marketing and Tech teams)
    * Take a hands-on approach to implementing system improvements
    * Attract, retain & develop talent to build high performing teams
    * Support day-to-day operations in the business
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects



    Although the business has a very enlightened approach to working arrangements for its staff, given the current revenue growth rates this role will not suit an Operations Director who wants a steady 9-5 role!



    What you need (essential):



    * Experience taking a hands-on approach to building both processes and high performing teams
    * Ability to manage change and major projects
    * Commercially astute
    * Excellent Leadership skills with demonstrable success of improving performance
    * Experience working in a fast-growing scale-up
    * A sense of fun: this is a defiantly non-corporate business.



    What we'd like to see (bonus):



    * Software as a Service experience (B2B is preferred)



    Package: £70k - £100k base (depends on experience) + excellent share options



    Start date: ASAP



    Please forward an up-to-date CV to Fin Glanvill on be considered for interview. Alternatively, please call 0203 773 3530.



    Please feel free to share with anyone in your network that may be interested.





    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Interim FP&A Manager (Costs) - Challenger Bank

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £400 — £500
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim FP&A Manager (Costs) - Challenger Bank



    The Client



    Harmonic are working with an incredibly exciting Challenger Bank who are growing quickly. They expect to announce their Banking Licence in the next 14 days with full product launch in Q1. As a result, they are starting to build out the Finance team across the Bank.



    The Role



    Initially focussed on building forecasting and budgeting metrics for cost base management and reporting to multiple internal stakeholders the role also requires the identification and implementation of new systems or software's to streamline cost base forecasting and management. There will also be a lot of ad-hoc project work and scope for extension as the Bank builds necessary processes around FP&A.

    Duties:

    * Design and implement processes from scratch to model and report on the Bank's cost base
    * Establish KPI's and forecasting tools to report on project projects
    * Develop tender documentation for the selection and implementation of budgeting and forecasting software
    * Communicate with and Challenge multiple stakeholders on their numbers
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects



    Required Experience:

    * Building and implementing processes
    * Strong Budgeting & Forecasting experience
    * Exposure to cost analysis
    * Worked on major projects
    * Excellent Communicator

    Additional Experience:

    * Financial Services Experience
    * Fintech Scale-Up experience
    * Project Accounting
    * Financial Modelling and strong Excel skills
    * Experience implementing Finance software

    Rate: £400 to £550 per day depending on experience

    Initial duration: 6 months



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

  • Role:

    Assistant Accountant | Music Management Agency | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £25000 — £29000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Assistant Accountant | Music Artist Management Company | London

    The Company:

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a well-established music management company based in London. The business is home to a roster of some of the world's biggest names in music and entertainment. The working environment is very friendly and collaborative, the team are sociable and enjoy hanging out with each other.

    Based from their new, modern offices - They are looking for someone who has a joint interest in both finance and the music industry. This represents a great chance to join at a pivotal moment whereby the business is looking to expand with an office in the USA, and there are opportunities in the future for progression and taking on more responsibilities.

    The Role:

    This is a newly created role for the company, as part of a long term plan of scaling the finance team. The Assistant Accountant will be supporting the Finance Director with general bookkeeping duties.

    The main duties will involve maintaining financial records, preparing financial statements and assisting in preparing Tax Returns. This presents a great opportunity to join an ambitious and fun company, who have a great working environment.

    Duties:

    * Assisting with the Sales and Purchase ledgers
    * Day-to-day bookkeeping
    * Involvement in Management Reporting
    * Responsible for bank account reconciliations Helping with VAT returns
    * Arranging Payments to suppliers/artists
    * Tour accounting responsibilities
    * Assisting with payroll duties.
    * Ad-hoc duties supporting the Finance Director

    What you need (essential):

    * Strong organisation skills
    * Confident communicator and adaptable
    * Solid understanding of bookkeeping
    * Experience in Fast-Paced, creative environment.
    * AAT Qualified, or ACCA, CIMA studier.

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Knowledge of Quickbooks
    * Music Industry Experience

    Salary: £25-29k

    If you are interested - to be considered for the role please forward your CV or ring 0203 773 3530. Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested. Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Financial Controller - Vegan Food Start- Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £65000 — £750000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller - Vegan Food Start- Up

    The Client

    We are pleased to be working with an innovative food start-up revolutionising their market place. The company offers a fast-paced environment full of intelligent, driven and passionate people. Having raised substantial investment across several fundraising rounds, they are growing rapidly (circa 66% in the past year).

    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 3 continents. This is an opportunity to have real impact on building out the finance function in terms of both process and quality.

    They are keen to add someone to the business who is fun, hardworking, intelligent and wants to be a part of a dynamic business that will provide new challenges as it continues to scale quickly.


    The Role

    The Financial Controller is key to the growth of the business and is responsible for insourcing finance, building processes and partnering closely with the Founders.


    * Responsible for building out the finance function within the business
    * Responsibility for driving Forecasting and Planning
    * Implementation of a Budgeting cycle
    * Oversee and manage the production of Monthly Management account
    * Lead the production of Investor reporting
    * Build Financial Reporting tools to report on stock and inventory
    * Work closely with the Founders on negotiating with suppliers etc
    * Liaise with HMRC



    Required Experience:


    Experience in a scale-up or start-up

    * Experience in a scale-up or start-up
    * FMCG/ Food/ Product/ Manufacturing experience
    * Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

    Offered Package:

    £65,000 - £70,000 + Share Options

    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:

    Account Manager | Interior Design Business | Manchester

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £32000 — £37000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Sales
  • Doing what:

    Account Manager | Fast-Growth Interior Design Business | Manchester

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a luxury interior design company in their search for an Account Manager who will be based from their Manchester office.
    The business is scaling rapidly and have gained recognition from architects and designers due to their projects for 5* hotels, luxury residences and coworking spaces across the UK. The company culture is extremely non-corporate, and you will be part of a close-knit, sociable team and given the best training from knowledgeable individuals.
    In this role, you will be not only helping with pricing up new and exciting projects, but also will have a level of autonomy being involved in strategic business development.

    Responsibilities

    * Meet sales targets and winning new projects
    * Maximise profits on projects
    * Developing a deep knowledge of the product portfolio
    * Attend meetings with new and existing clients
    * Create product quotations for clients

    Requirements

    * Previous experience within interior design, design & build or furniture would be preferable
    * Previous experience in a sales or sales support role
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Enthusiasm and confident approach

    Salary: £35,000 OTE

    Start date: ASAP

    Please get in touch with Charlotte for further information

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

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Account Manager | Interior Design Business | Manchester

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

    Account Manager | Fast-Growth Interior Design Business | Manchester

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a luxury interior design company in their search for an Account Manager who will be based from their Manchester office.
    The business is scaling rapidly and have gained recognition from architects and designers due to their projects for 5* hotels, luxury residences and coworking spaces across the UK. The company culture is extremely non-corporate, and you will be part of a close-knit, sociable team and given the best training from knowledgeable individuals.
    In this role, you will be not only helping with pricing up new and exciting projects, but also will have a level of autonomy being involved in strategic business development.

    Responsibilities

    * Meet sales targets and winning new projects
    * Maximise profits on projects
    * Developing a deep knowledge of the product portfolio
    * Attend meetings with new and existing clients
    * Create product quotations for clients

    Requirements

    * Previous experience within interior design, design & build or furniture would be preferable
    * Previous experience in a sales or sales support role
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Enthusiasm and confident approach

    Salary: £20,000-£25,000

    Start date: ASAP

    Please get in touch with Charlotte for further information

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

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Operations Director - Fast Growth Software Start-Up - VC Backed

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £70000 — £100000
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Senior Appointments
  • Doing what:

    Operations Director | Fast Growth Software Start-Up | VC Backed



    The Company:



    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on a retained basis with one of the UK's most exciting Software as a Service (SAAS) start-up who have developed an innovative piece of technology which has the capability to revolutionise their marketplace.



    Having raised substantial Venture Capital investment, they have more than doubled in size in the last 12 months with 300% growth planned for 2019.



    This is an opportunity to join the business as it scales as a key member of the leadership providing a basis to have massive impact on the overall success of the company.



    Company culture is diverse with incredibly ambitious and passionate people who also want to have fun. The HR team being instructed to get the "brightest and best" to facilitate the company's growth strategy.



    The Role:



    The Operations Director will report to the CEO and act as the number two in the business. They will be instrumental in communicating the CEO's vision and managing multiple projects across the business to prepare them for growth. They will run the day-to-day performance of the company while also playing a key role in shaping and driving Commercial direction. Your role will involve (but not be restricted to):



    * Working with the CEO to outline the overall strategy driving growth and profitability
    * Establish processes and procedures to create scalable working practices (particularly with the Sales, Customer Success, Marketing and Tech teams)
    * Take a hands-on approach to implementing system improvements
    * Attract, retain & develop talent to build high performing teams
    * Support day-to-day operations in the business
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects



    Although the business has a very enlightened approach to working arrangements for its staff, given the current revenue growth rates this role will not suit an Operations Director who wants a steady 9-5 role!



    What you need (essential):



    * Experience taking a hands-on approach to building both processes and high performing teams
    * Ability to manage change and major projects
    * Commercially astute
    * Excellent Leadership skills with demonstrable success of improving performance
    * Experience working in a fast-growing scale-up
    * A sense of fun: this is a defiantly non-corporate business.



    What we'd like to see (bonus):



    * Software as a Service experience (B2B is preferred)



    Package: £70k - £100k base (depends on experience) + excellent share options



    Start date: ASAP



    Please forward an up-to-date CV to Fin Glanvill on be considered for interview. Alternatively, please call 0203 773 3530.



    Please feel free to share with anyone in your network that may be interested.





    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Global Financial Controller

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    3 months
  • Salary
    £70000 — £85000
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Global Financial Controller | Fast-Growing Music Business

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with one of the world's most innovative and rapidly growing businesses in the music industry. This truly is an exceptional opportunity to join a global company who have just closed another round of funding for a substantial amount of money. This role offers clear pathways to progression.

    They already operate in 4 countries and are now embarking on their next phase of growth and are looking to expand into even more markets across the world and continue to acquire new businesses. The Global Financial controller will be integral in the finance team overseeing this development.

    The Company:
    From their state of the art offices in London, you will be joining a business that is renowned for their collaborative and modern approach to work-life balance (occasional flexibility). They are looking for a driven and ambitious individual who is willing to buy into their global vision and help them achieve their plans for the future.

    The Role:
    This is a newly created role due to the massive amount of growth they have undergone in the last couple of years. Reporting into the Head of Finance, the Global Financial Controller, will deliver accurate month end packs to the Head of Finance. You will be integral to the consistent improvement of the financial control environment, ensuring that all processes are reviewed and improved. Other duties include assisting the Head of Finance with ad-hoc duties such as investor relations, and occasional HR matters.

    What we need to see (essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Fully qualified
    * Experience within a fast-moving creative industry
    * Driven and ambitious individual
    * A passion for music!
    * Strong communication skills
    * Prior experience of dealing with senior stakeholders

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * System improvement experience
    * Experience in B2B and B2C.

    Salary: £70-85k
    Bonuses: Equity, Music Industry perks
    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview . Or likewise ring Ed Naish on 0203 773 3530.

  • 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:

    Account Manager | Interior Design Business | Manchester

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

    Account Manager | Fast-Growth Interior Design Business | Manchester

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a luxury interior design company in their search for an Account Manager who will be based from their Manchester office.
    The business is scaling rapidly and have gained recognition from architects and designers due to their projects for 5* hotels, luxury residences and coworking spaces across the UK. The company culture is extremely non-corporate, and you will be part of a close-knit, sociable team and given the best training from knowledgeable individuals.
    In this role, you will be not only helping with pricing up new and exciting projects, but also will have a level of autonomy being involved in strategic business development.

    Responsibilities

    * Meet sales targets and winning new projects
    * Maximise profits on projects
    * Developing a deep knowledge of the product portfolio
    * Attend meetings with new and existing clients
    * Create product quotations for clients

    Requirements

    * Previous experience within interior design, design & build or furniture would be preferable
    * Previous experience in a sales or sales support role
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Enthusiasm and confident approach

    Salary: £20,000-£25,000

    Start date: ASAP

    Please get in touch with Charlotte for further information

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

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Finance Manager | Renowned Music Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £45000 — £50000
    Per annum + 25 days holiday, Discretionary Xmas Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | Globally Renowned Music Business| London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a world-renowned music business. The company, which combines venues, mastering studios and equipment sales as well as a whole host of different services, are looking for a Finance Manager.

    This is an exciting time to join the company, they are embarking on a period of scaling and have worked with some of the biggest names in the music world. You will be working in a really fun and positive environment alongside ambitious and hard-working people. There is a real family feel in the office, and staff members are very supportive.

    The Role:

    This is a newly created role for the business, the Finance manager will be reporting directly into the CEO. They are looking for a driven individual who can take control of the businesses finances and help lead the business through a large period of growth. It is an opportunity to join what is already a renowned music industry business at a pivotal moment in their history.

    As the sole person in finance, you will be responsible for the management of the business' finances and accounting systems. You will provide sets of monthly management accounts in an accurate and timely manner. Other responsibilities will include the preparation of VAT Returns as well as controlling the cash management.

    What we need to see:

    * ACCA/ACA/CIMA (Strong preference for fully qualified)
    * Strong management and communication skills
    * Sociable and fun outlook on life!
    * Joint passion for music and finance
    * Solid Excel Skills
    * Previous experience within music industry (preferred)

    What we'd like to see

    * Similar experience within the creative sector.
    * Experience of sole Finance Manager duties.

    Salary: £45k - 50k (25 days holiday, discretionary Xmas bonus, Music Industry Perks)

    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview . Or likewise ring Ed Naish on 0203 773 3530.

  • Role:

    Chief Financial Officer |Hyper-Scale Digital Analytics Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Salary
    £185000 — £250000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Marketing
  • Doing what:

    Chief Financial Officer | Hyper-Scale Digital Analytics Business | £185-250,000

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of Europe's premier data analytics businesses. The business is profitable.
    The company have developed a market-leading digital SAAS product which has been making waves in both the B2B and B2C segments of the market. Having completed a recent successful VC raise they are seeking an experienced CFO to lead them into their next phase of global expansion.

    Company culture is values-driven and informal, with the CEO having a refreshingly humble management and leadership style.

    Please note that you must have experience (as a #1 or #2 in Finance) of scaling a business from a turnover of circa £30-35 million to in excess of £70 million. Demonstrating an understanding and successful delivering of multi-site, hyper-growth is the key here. You will form part of an executive board of four.

    The Role

    As you will be inheriting a high-functioning Finance team which includes a talented Financial Controller, Finance Director and FP&A colleagues, your role will be split between Strategy (c.70%) and Fundraising/Exit planning (c.30%).
    Although headquartered in Kings Cross, please note that occasional travel to the USA, South Africa etc will be required (est 5 working days every 6 weeks).

    What we need to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * Past experience of working as Head of Finance, Finance Director or CFO within a rapidly scaling business.
    * Direct experience of leading successful Venture Capital fund raises (must be in excess of £1 million)

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

    * SAAS, Online Marketplace or Digital Product industry experience.
    * Past experience of a successful trade or private equity exit would be looked upon favorably.

    Location: Kings Cross

    Salary: £185,000-£250,000 base (no bonus)

    Interview process: 1st stage interview with Charlie Walker (Harmonic Finance MD), followed by first stage face-to-face interview with the CEO and COO week beginning 04/02/19.

  • Role:

    Chief Financial Officer |Hyper-Scale Digital Analytics Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of London, London
  • Salary
    £185000 — £250000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Marketing
  • Doing what:

    Chief Financial Officer | Hyper-Scale Digital Analytics Business | £185-250,000

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of Europe's premier data analytics businesses. The business is profitable.
    The company have developed a market-leading digital SAAS product which has been making waves in both the B2B and B2C segments of the market. Having completed a recent successful VC raise they are seeking an experienced CFO to lead them into their next phase of global expansion.

    Company culture is values-driven and informal, with the CEO having a refreshingly humble management and leadership style

    Please note that you must have experience (as a #1 or #2 in Finance) of scaling a business from a turnover of circa £30-35 million to in excess of £70 million. Demonstrating an understanding and successful delivering of multi-site, hyper-growth is the key here. You will form part of an executive board of four.

    The Role

    As you will be inheriting a high-functioning Finance team which includes a talented Financial Controller, Finance Director and FP&A colleagues, your role will be split between Strategy (c.70%) and Fundraising/Exit planning (c.30%).
    Although headquartered in Kings Cross, please note that occasional travel to the USA, South Africa etc will be required (est 5 working days every 6 weeks).

    What we need to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * Past experience of working as Head of Finance, Finance Director or CFO within a rapidly scaling business.
    * Direct experience of leading successful Venture Capital fund raises (must be in excess of £1 million)

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

    * SAAS, Online Marketplace or Digital Product industry experience.
    * Past experience of a successful trade or private equity exit would be looked upon favorably.

    Location: Kings Cross

    Salary: £185,000-£250,000 base (no bonus)

    Interview process: 1st stage interview with Charlie Walker (Harmonic Finance MD), followed by first stage face-to-face interview with the CEO and COO week beginning 04/02/19.

  • Role:

    Senior Management Accountant | Independent Food Retailer

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £40000 — £50000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Senior Management Accountant | Independent Food Retailer | London

    The Client

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a scaling food retailer who are disrupting the industry with their innovative local stores and products. The company offers a fast-paced environment where you will have a real impact on building out the finance function.



    The business have experienced exceptional growth over recent years and have a current turnover of circa £11 million. You will work cloesly with the Founders and Directors to manage the business during this busy expansion period. In line with the business values, they are keen to find a candidate who is fun, committed and determined to play a part in the growth of a dynamic business.



    The Role


    * Ownership of the finance function
    * Responsibility for driving Forecasting and Planning
    * Implementation of a Budgeting cycle
    * Oversee and manage the production of Monthly Management accounts
    * Business partner with the Founders and Directors
    * Liaise with HMRC and the external accountants in the production of statutory accounts



    Required Experience:

    * Hospitality or FMCG experience
    * Excellent communicator
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious
    * ACA, CIMA OR ACCA qualified



    Offered Package:

    * Up to £45,000 + bonus
    * 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.

  • Role:

    Commercial Financial Controller | Ed-Tech Social Enterprise

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £60000 — £67000
    Per annum + circa £10,000 BONUS
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Commercial Financial Controller | Ed-Tech Social Enterprise

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting exclusively for one of Europe's fastest growing start-ups. Located in an amazing architect-designed office, the business have been hitting the headlines recently for their highly-innovative approach to Education technology and training. 'Ed-Tech' and Learning and Development is one of the top 3 hottest sectors for VC investment and these guys are at the forefront!

    The role

    You will be joining the business as the number one in Finance with a clear path to becoming Finance Director within a short time frame. The successful candidates will spend much of your time at Board Level focusing upon strategy, funding, FP&A, working capital management, compliance and commercial negotiations and reviews. It is therefore essential that you have a real eye for detail not solely related to figures.

    Although it is not an essential requirement that you have personally led a fund raise (Angel, Private Equity or Venture Capital), you will be directly involved in fundraising activities within the first few months of this role. An ability to confidently present and justify financial figures and forecasts is therefore essential.

    The team are great fun and very intellectually gifted. So this will suit a candidate who is a quick lateral thinker, who also enjoys the social side of things.

    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Recent experience within a start-up or scale-up business, preferably with some kind of online marketplace, digital product or SAAS element.
    * Genuine interest in education and/or social justice.
    * Great communication skills and a strong educational background.

    What we'd like to see (Bonus)

    * Fully qualified ACA (strong preference) ,ACCA or CIMA
    * Previous experience (voluntary or paid) within an NGO or Education-related organisation

    Salary: 60-67k base + 10k bonus, 26 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Big social scene

    Share options: Considered on a case-by-case basis for applicants.

    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview. We regret that due to the likely volume of applications for this role, it may not be possible to respond to all applicants.

  • Role:

    Bookkeeper/Assistant Accountant | Luxury Beverage Brand |London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £28000 — £32000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Bookkeeper/ Assistant Accountant | Luxury Beverage Brand | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working exclusively with a luxury beverage brand on the hire of a Bookkeeper. The business was only founded a few years ago but is quickly becoming a household name after incredible growth both in the UK and internationally. The business offers a fast-paced environment where you will work closely with the Head of Finance to insource the finance function.

    The Role

    * Process payment for supplier invoices
    * Purchase ledger
    * Credit control
    * Input of bank statements onto Xero & bank reconciliations
    * VAT returns
    * Supporting the Head of Finance with any ad hoc duties

    Essential Skills

    * 2-3 years bookkeeping experience
    * Experience with XERO
    * FMCG background with stock experience

    Offered Package

    * £28,000-£30,000

  • Role:

    Interim Management Accountant | Immediate Start

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £275 — £300
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Management Accountant | Private Equity | Immediate Start

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

    The role:

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

    Duties:

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

    What you need:

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

    What we'd like to see:

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

    Location: London
    Day Rate: £275 - £300
    Contract Length: 6 Months (with opportunity to go permanent if working out for all parties)



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

  • Role:

    Management Accountant (PQ) | Fast-Growth Luxury Cosmetics Brand

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

    Management Accountant (PQ)| Fast-Growth Luxury Cosmetic Business | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a rapidly growing luxury cosmetics business based in Central London. The company is quickly becoming one of the most renowned and respected names in the beauty industry. They are looking for a fun-loving and confident individual to join the finance team.

    The Business:
    There is a cool non-corporate company culture, where the team is very down-to-earth and will be hands on with any training you may need. The company is quickly going places, they are frequently featured in many fashion and lifestyle publications. This requires an ambitious person who is passionate about both fashion, beauty and finance.

    The Role:
    The business are looking for a part-qualified accountant who has previous experience in Retail or Fashion and Beauty consumer goods. As the Management Accountant you will be jointly responsible for the preparation of management accounts as well as the transactional finance. There is also the possibility to receive study support, this will be determined on an individual basis.
    You will be working closely with the Head of Finance, who is more than happy to offer any support and guidance that you may need. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who wants to work for a really cool and fun business, and gain some great exposure to the financial workings of one of the cosmetic industry's most well-known but niche brands.

    Essential (what we need to see):

    * CIMA/ACCA Part Qualified
    * Prior experience in Fashion/Beauty/Retail/FMCG
    * Confident communication skills
    * Experience in the preparation of management accounts and transactional finance

    Bonus (what we'd like to see):

    * A keen interest in the Fashion and Beauty industry
    * Experience of working with SAGE

    Salary: £30-35k (with possibility of study support)
    Start Date: ASAP
    If you are interested, or know anyone who would be suitable please forward your CV through or call in 0203 773 3530 to be considered for the role.

  • Role:

    Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £40000 — £50000
    Per annum + pension, healthcare
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Manager | Film and Entertainment Accountancy Firm | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a well-established, but rapidly growing Accountancy firm. They specialise within the Film & TV sector, and they are host to some of the biggest names in the Film, TV and entertainment industries. The business are looking to expand later on in this year, so this is an opportunity to join at a pivotal moment as they grow the firm.

    The Business:

    From their modern offices in London you will be joining a sociable and positive team who adopt a collaborative approach to work. As a Manager you will have 4 junior staff under your supervision, and will be reporting into the partners. This presents a chance to join a top 100 accountancy firm and to take the role and truly develop it and make it your own.

    They are looking for a responsible, but positive person who is adaptable and ready to learn. There will be some mentoring if that is required, as the firm is renowned for their great company culture and professional development skills.

    The Role:
    Your main responsibilities will include:

    * Preparing and reviewing year end accounts
    * Provide key input into planning work within the firm
    * Manage and assist 4 junior members of staff
    * Managing various limited companies and sole trader accounts

    What you need (essential):

    * Experience of working in practice
    * Fully qualified ACA or ACCA
    * Strong Managerial skills/experience
    * Great communication skills

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * A passion for the Film and TV Sector!

    Salary: £40-50k

    Bonuses: Pension scheme, healthcare, Entertainment Industry perks!

    Availability: ASAP (willing to wait 3 months for right candidate)

    If you are interested - to be considered for the role please forward your CV or ring 0203 773 3530.

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

    Finance Manager (Interim) | Luxury Retail Business | London

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £375 — £420
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager (Interim) | International Luxury Retail Business | London
    Harmonic are proud to be working with a fast-growth luxury retail company in their search for a Finance Manager on an interim basis. The company trades internationally and in this role you will be solely responsible for the UK entity.

    The business itself is driven by design and innovation and has plans to continue expanding into new countries. A huge importance is placed on creativity and collaboration which has resulted in a friendly and sociable company culture.

    Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, you will have a variety of different duties including monthly management accounts and implementing finance systems, as well as some more commercially-focused responsibilities. In this role you will have a huge amount of autonomy and responsibility.

    Responsibilities

    * Production of the management accounts and reports
    * Assisting with annual budgeting and forecasting for the UK entity
    * Analysing the business case for new investment prospects
    * Supporting other team members with financial analysis
    * Managing the full audit process including external audit preparation
    * Intercompany account reconciliations
    * Managing cash flow
    * Completing quarterly VAT returns, accruals and prepayments
    * Supporting the directors with ad hoc projects

    Requirements

    * ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified or part-qualified
    * Experience using Sage 500
    * Commercially astute
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills
    * Attention to detail

    What we'd like to see

    * Experience managing people
    * Previous experience within the design industry

    Day rate: £375-£420
    Start date: ASAP

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

    Please get in touch with Charlotte on

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Finance Manager | Independent Record Label | London

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

    Finance Manager | Independent Record Label | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a rapidly growing record label who are based in London. They are quickly becoming one of the World's most exciting labels, and are looking to expand their reach even further oversees.

    You will be based in their cool office space in London, working with a team that is very supportive and sociable. They are looking for someone who combines a love for music and finance to come into the business and help drive their expansion.



    The Company:

    You will be the number 2 in Finance with a clear pathway to hit Financial Controller level within 12-24 months. You will take responsibility in managing the implementation of a new finance system as well as providing the monthly management accounts of all the entities. You will be at the very forefront of managing the finances of what is a record label at the cutting edge of the music industry.

    Your role will balance forecasting and budgeting, with P&L. You will also be expected from time to time to support the business with occasional transactional finance support duties (invoices, expenses etc- estimated 10% of weekly hours). This role presents a great opportunity to balance a hands on role with a strong level of analysis.

    What we need to see:

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

    What we'd like to see:

    * Previous experience in the music industry
    * Or similar experience within the creative sector

    Salary:
    £50-60k + 10% bonus + 25 days holiday + private healthcare

    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview . Or likewise ring Ed Naish on 0203 773 3530.

  • Role:

    Trainee Sales Support | Fast-Growth Retailer | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £18000 — £20000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Admin and Secretarial
  • Doing what:

    Trainee Sales Support Administrator | Fast-Growth Retailer | Central London

    Harmonic are proud to be working with a luxury retailer in their search for a Trainee Sales Support Administrator. As the business continues to grow, they are looking for an individual who can support the sales teams and manage the order process.

    The company is a key supplier of many high-end hotels, restaurants and offices. Based in Central London in a luxury office space, the company prides itself on an extremely non-corporate and friendly culture which encourages communication and collaboration.

    Working alongside the project manager, you will have excellent training and coaching which will allow you to rapidly gain expertise. This role would suit someone who is enthusiastic, confident and has decided against going down the traditional university route and would prefer to learn commercial industry-specific practical skills.

    Responsibilities

    * Inputting data into the finance system
    * Managing the full order process including providing information on dispatch and delivery
    * Responding to customer queries
    * Working alongside the sales team to provide support when needed
    * General administrative duties

    Requirements

    * Strong educational background
    * Excellent communication details
    * A willingness and enthusiasm to learn
    * Attention to detail
    * Good Excel and Word skills

    Salary: £18,000- £20,000

    Start date: ASAP

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

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

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  • Role:

    Finance Assistant | Luxury Retail Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £22000.00 — £26000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Assistant | International Luxury Retail Business | London

    Harmonic are proud to be working with a fast-growth luxury retail company in their search for a Finance Assistant. They are looking for an individual to assist with month-end and financial analysis.

    The business itself is driven by design and innovation and has plans to continue expanding into new countries. A huge importance is placed on creativity and collaboration which has resulted in a friendly and sociable company culture.

    Reporting into the Finance Manager and based at their offices in Central London, this role would suit an individual who is wanting to gain more experience within management accounts.

    Responsibilities

    * Assisting with month-end accounting including journals, accruals and prepayments
    * Producing reports on weekly sales figures
    * Processing and sending weekly invoices
    * Assisting with financial analysis
    * Supporting the Finance Manager with any ad hoc duties

    Requirements

    * Previous experience in a finance assistant or assistant accountant role
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills
    * Attention to detail
    * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    * Genuine interest in design

    Salary: £24,000-£26,000

    Start date: ASAP

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

    Please get in touch with Charlotte on

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupH

  • Role:

    Finance Manager | International Luxury Retail Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £48000 — £52000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | International Luxury Retail Business | London
    Harmonic are proud to be working with a fast-growth luxury retail company in their search for a Finance Manager. They are looking for an individual to manage the day-to-day finance duties for multiple sites across the world.

    The business itself is driven by design and innovation and has plans to continue expanding into new countries. A huge importance is placed on creativity and collaboration which has resulted in a friendly and sociable company culture.

    Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will have a variety of different duties including monthly management accounts and implementing finance systems, as well as some more commercially-focused responsibilities. In this role you will have a huge amount of autonomy and responsibility.

    Responsibilities

    * Production of the management accounts and reports
    * Assisting with annual budgeting and forecasting for the UK entity
    * Analysing the business case for new investment prospects
    * Supporting other team members with financial analysis
    * Managing the full audit process including external audit preparation
    * Intercompany account reconciliations
    * Managing cash flow
    * Completing quarterly VAT returns, accruals and prepayments
    * Supporting the directors with ad hoc projects

    Requirements

    * ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified
    * Experience using Sage 500
    * Commercially astute
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills
    * Attention to detail
    * Genuine interest in design

    What we'd like to see

    * Experience managing people
    * Previous experience within the design industry

    Salary: £48,000-£52,000

    Start date: ASAP

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

    Please get in touch with Charlotte on

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Operations Director - Fast Growth Software Start-Up - VC Backed

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £70000 — £100000
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Senior Appointments
  • Doing what:

    Operations Director | Fast Growth Software Start-Up | VC Backed



    The Company:



    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on a retained basis with one of the UK's most exciting Software as a Service (SAAS) start-up who have developed an innovative piece of technology which has the capability to revolutionise their marketplace.



    Having raised substantial Venture Capital investment, they have more than doubled in size in the last 12 months with 300% growth planned for 2019.



    This is an opportunity to join the business as it scales as a key member of the leadership providing a basis to have massive impact on the overall success of the company.



    Company culture is diverse with incredibly ambitious and passionate people who also want to have fun. The HR team being instructed to get the "brightest and best" to facilitate the company's growth strategy.



    The Role:



    The Operations Director will report to the CEO and act as the number two in the business. They will be instrumental in communicating the CEO's vision and managing multiple projects across the business to prepare them for growth. They will run the day-to-day performance of the company while also playing a key role in shaping and driving Commercial direction. Your role will involve (but not be restricted to):



    * Working with the CEO to outline the overall strategy driving growth and profitability
    * Establish processes and procedures to create scalable working practices (particularly with the Sales, Customer Success, Marketing and Tech teams)
    * Take a hands-on approach to implementing system improvements
    * Attract, retain & develop talent to build high performing teams
    * Support day-to-day operations in the business
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects



    Although the business has a very enlightened approach to working arrangements for its staff, given the current revenue growth rates this role will not suit an Operations Director who wants a steady 9-5 role!



    What you need (essential):



    * Experience taking a hands-on approach to building both processes and high performing teams
    * Ability to manage change and major projects
    * Commercially astute
    * Excellent Leadership skills with demonstrable success of improving performance
    * Experience working in a fast-growing scale-up
    * A sense of fun: this is a defiantly non-corporate business.



    What we'd like to see (bonus):



    * Software as a Service experience (B2B is preferred)



    Package: £70k - £110k base (depends on experience) + excellent share options



    Start date: ASAP



    Please forward an up-to-date CV to Fin Glanvill on be considered for interview. Alternatively, please call 0203 773 3530.



    Please feel free to share with anyone in your network that may be interested.





    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Immediate Start Interim Management Accountant | Charity

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Islington, London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £250 — £450
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Immediate Start Interim Management Accountant | Charity | Islington

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a leading Charity in Islington on the hire of a Management Accountant. The successful candidate will be reporting to the trustees and will be responsible for advising on this year's budget and creating a 3 year plan.

    Role

    * Responsible for the preparation of management accounts and cashflow
    * Review of the current budget and reforecast
    * Preparing next year's budget
    * Creation of a simple model encompassing scenario analysis
    * Preparation of a 3 year plan
    * Review of treasury

    Requirements

    * Qualified or PQ accountant
    * Good communication skills

    Day Rate

    * Competitive

  • Role:

    Management Accountant | Specialist Wine Business | London

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

    Management Accountant | Specialist Wine Business | London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a specialist wine business on the hire of a Management Accountant. They are a small business that is growing each year and has ambitious plans for 2019. The business offers a fast-paced environment in which you can really have an impact on the growth of the business.



    Our client a looking to hire an ambitious Management Accountant who is on an upward trajectory in their career. You will play an integral part in the month end process and will work closely with stakeholders across the business on the budgeting process. This is a non-corporate business with a dynamic and fun company culture- a good sense of a humour is a must!



    The Role



    * Support the month end process
    * Maintain the AP ledger
    * Responsibility for the Management Accounts
    * Business partnering with budget holders across the business
    * Support with cash flow planning, budgeting and forecasting
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Liaise with HMRC



    Required Experience

    * CIMA or ACCA (PQ)
    * Excellent communicator
    * AP experience
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious



    Offered package

    * Up to £35,000

  • Role:

    Trainee Sales Support | Fast-Growth Retailer | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £16000.00 — £18000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Admin and Secretarial
  • Doing what:

    Trainee Sales Support Administrator | Fast-Growth Retailer | Central London

    Harmonic are proud to be working with a luxury retailer in their search for a Trainee Sales Support Administrator. As the business continues to grow, they are looking for an individual who can support the sales teams and manage the order process.

    The company is a key supplier of many high-end hotels, restaurants and offices. Based in Central London in a luxury office space, the company prides itself on an extremely non-corporate and friendly culture which encourages communication and collaboration.

    Working alongside the project manager, you will have excellent training and coaching which will allow you to rapidly gain expertise. This role would suit someone who is enthusiastic, confident and has decided against going down the traditional university route and would prefer to learn commercial industry-specific practical skills.

    Responsibilities

    * Inputting data into the finance system
    * Managing the full order process including providing information on dispatch and delivery
    * Responding to customer queries
    * Working alongside the sales team to provide support when needed
    * General administrative duties

    Requirements

    * Strong educational background
    * Excellent communication details
    * A willingness and enthusiasm to learn
    * Attention to detail
    * Good Excel and Word skills

    Salary: £16,000- £18,000

    Start date: ASAP

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

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

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  • Role:

    Royalties Administrator | Independent Record Label | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £25000 — £36000
    Per annum + benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Royalties Administrator | Independent Record Label | London
    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a leading group of independent record labels, which has a catalogue of not only some of the world's most famous acts, but a roster of some new really talented and growing musicians.

    It is an extremely exciting time to join a company that has a global reach with its music and is looking to continue growing its roster. This opportunity is ideal for anyone who is looking to gain first-hand some excellent experience of royalties. It also offers a chance for clear progression as the role grows with as the business scales.

    The Team:
    The team you will be working with is extremely supportive, and will be hands on with any training and guidance that you require - but previous royalty experience is crucial. The offices are based in Central London, and they have a great non-corporate environment, where the team are really sociable but also work hard!

    The Role:
    They are looking for a focussed individual who is hardworking but also has a desire to learn more about the royalties side of the music industry. You will be responsible for supporting the finance department with all aspects of royalty administration for all labels within the group. It is a great chance to be involved in the analysis as well as process of royalties.

    Duties:
    Your main responsibilities include:

    * Processing distribution and license statements from third parties and prepare for inclusion in royalty statements
    * Preparing reconciliation between outcome of prepared royalty statements and analyse potential differences
    * Assist with any ad hoc duties for the team
    * Summarise data from statements for marketing and sales analysis

    What you need (Essential):

    * Previous Royalty accounting/administration experience
    * High level of numeracy and strong communication skills
    * Expert level of Excel (Pivot Tables and Lookups)
    * A passion for both music and finance!

    What we'd like to see (Bonus):

    * Music industry royalties experience
    * Previous experience with Quickbooks

    Salary: £25-36k (with bonuses)
    If you are interested - to be considered for the role please forward your CV or ring 0203 773 3530.

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

    Senior Project Accountant | Tech Platform Implementation |

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

    Senior Project Accountant | Tech Platform Implementation | Regents Street

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting on an exclusive basis for one of Europe's fastest-growing and most innovative Financial Services businesses.

    They are on the cusp of implementing a new IT platform for the entire global business (circa 1500 users and growing), which will have a significant impact upon financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting etc.

    The role is initially for a fixed term 24 month period.

    The role:

    Headquartered in Zone 1 central London in recently award-winning office space, you will also be required to make around 2 short trips per month to Dublin to meet with non-UK stakeholders.

    Although a financial services business, our client are prioritizing competencies over direct sector experience here. So - although some FS experience would be helpful- applications are very welcome from candidates who feel that they have transferable experience.

    You will be line managed by the Finance Director, with a side report into the Special Projects Director. Your duties will include (but not be restricted to):

    * Analysis of finance close processes and prepare gap assessments
    * Work with the change leads to identify and deliver standard procedures and processes following go-live of the new system.
    * Building of monthly variance analysis tools
    * Delivering effective regional cost-centre reporting, apportioning costs and benefits of the roll-out accurately across territories.

    What we need to see:

    * Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Past experience of working as a project accountant on large systems implementations (Finance, CRM or ERP).
    * Strong hands-on commercial/project accounting background, married to a confident and amenable communication style.
    * Past experience of working closely with Business Change leads
    * Recent experience of working as a Project Accountant within a business of £100 million t/o +

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

    * Financial Services experience.

    Salary: £60-70,000 + bonus
    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview.

  • Role:

    Finance Analyst | Global Architecture Practice | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £30000.00 — £35000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Analyst | Global Architecture Practice | London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working with an international architecture practice who are searching for a Finance Analyst. The business is expanding their presence rapidly and moving into new locations.

    Company culture is entrepreneurial and non-corporate with a big focus on staff retention. Based in their head office in central London, you will be part of a sociable and friendly team who work collaboratively on ambitious architectural projects.

    In this role, you will have the opportunity to take on a business partnering role and collaborate with other departments within the company, as well as have excellent support and the ability to learn from other senior members of the finance team.



    Responsibilities

    * Budgeting and forecasting for individual design projects and separate entities
    * Working alongside the management accountant to analyse the financial forecasts of current projects and future plans
    * Consistently looking to improve finance systems and processes in order to improve management reporting
    * Producing reports for different teams/departments such as project managers for analysis on specific developments
    * Business partnering with various different teams including directors, technical teams, and project managers



    Requirements

    * ACCA or CIMA part-qualified
    * Commercially astute
    * Excellent communication skills and written skills
    * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment



    What we'd like to see

    * Experience within project accounting



    Salary: £30,000-£35,000 plus study support



    Start date: ASAP



    Please get in touch with Charlotte for further information

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

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  • Role:

    Treasury Manager - Challenger Bank

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £350 — £425
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Treasury Manager | Challenger Bank | Milton Keynes | Immediate Start



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



    The position takes responsibility for running the day-to-day Treasury Operations for the business and working with the Leadership team covering technical control based advice, insightful analysis and longer term strategic support.



    Company Culture



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



    Duties



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



    Experience



    * Prior Treasury experience
    * Excellent communicator
    * Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
    * Excellent Excel experience
    * Financial Services experience is preferred but not essential



    Salary: Day Rate Negotiable Depending on Experience (6 month contract)



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



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

  • Role:

    Interim CFO (3 months)| Cutting Edge Music Tech Business

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £750 — £1000
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim CFO (3 months)| Cutting Edge Music Tech Business | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for one of the world's most cutting edge music technology businesses. The company are frequently featured in music industry as well as technology publications, and have already built a great reputation.

    What they are looking for is someone who can come into the business and add great expertise in how to sustain and improve the growth levels they are undergoing. Whilst simultaneously exploring the options for further investment from external stakeholders. Your role would also include beginning to put plans in motion for exporting the product into new markets globally.



    The Business:

    The company have a really non-corporate, down to earth culture, where colleagues all respect each other and socialise frequently. They are based in a very cool, brand new co-working space in Central London.

    Currently there are around 25 people working at the company and they are looking to increase the head count following the growth they have undergone.



    The Role:

    * Collaboration with the CEO to develop their global growth strategy, raise additional funds and financial planning
    * Develop plans to grow the finance department
    * Implementation of controls environment
    * Manage the FP&A, all financial reporting and cash management
    * Day-to-day business duties, including managing KPI's, management reports
    * Liaise with the board
    * Plan, coordinate and execute the annual and long-term budget process

    Required Experience:

    * Strong experience in the music industry or (music technology)
    * Experience managing FP&A, MI, Reporting and Cash Management
    * Qualified Accountant or MBA
    * Experience in leadership and strategy
    * Excellent communication skills

    Offered Package:

    Day Rate: £750-1000

    * There is the possibility that this could become permanent, under which basis these things would become available:

    * Discretionary Bonus
    * Negotiable share options

    If this is something of interest, please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530 Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Junior Finance Manager | Architecture Practice | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £25000 — £35000.00
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Junior Finance Manager | Innovative Architecture Practice | London

    Harmonic are proud to be working with a fast-growing architectural practice in their search for a finance manager. The company are based in Central London and, having established their presence in the industry, are looking to expand their team.

    The organisation is extremely non-corporate, encouraging collaboration and creativity. While the environment is fast-paced, this positive company culture is maintained with open plan offices, expedition days, site visits and 'team tea breaks'.

    The role itself is very varied, including the more hands-on finance duties, commercial finance responsibilities but also the opportunity to participate in strategic planning in the future. This position would allow the successful individual to grow with the company, with a level of flexibility to adapt the role to their strengths.



    Responsibilities:

    * Cash flow management
    * Taking full responsibility for the credit control function
    * Starting to be involved in forecasting, budgeting and reporting to the board of directors
    * Monitoring the invoice process for individual projects
    * Working alongside senior management and various other teams to assist in developing strategic goals and plans
    * Communicating with other members of the finance team especially in relation to month and year-end.
    * Ad hoc duties



    Requirements:

    * Xero efficient
    * 12 months in a finance assistant position
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills
    * Strategically and commercially astute
    * A keen interest in design
    * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment



    Start date: ASAP

    Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience





    Please get in touch with Charlotte for further information



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



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  • Role:

    Interim Financial Controller - International Strategic Agency

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £65000 — £75000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Media
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller - International Strategic Agency

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a fast growth international agency based in central London.

    They are currently looking for an experienced and proactive interim Financial Controller, to fill in for maternity cover. You will be largely working in conjunction with the US office, and should ideally have experience working with international entities.

    The Culture

    The environment is fast paced, informal and exceptionally lively. You'll be working alongside some of the top industry professionals, helping them to achieve a number of exciting goals.

    The Role:

    * Producing monthly and year end reports as well as management accounts

    * Commercial support, providing analysis and decision support to the Finance Director

    * Working with international corporation tax reporting as well as insurance and payroll
    * Managing the active pipeline for international entities
    * Managing the P&L and balance sheet
    * Managing a small team

    Bonus skills

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
    * Experience in the creative sector
    * Proactive and good communication skills

    Rate: negotiable day rate depending upon experience.

    Initial duration: 6 months (potential to go perm)

    If this opportunity is of interest and you would like more information, please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

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

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  • Role:

    Finance Manager | VC Backed Veggie Food Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £40000 — £50000
    Per annum + equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | VC Backed Veggie Food Business | London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a vegetarian food business who were established two years ago by proven foodie entrepreneurs. The business has grown exponentially since then with the headcount increasing from 2 people to a team of 60 employees. They have also recently raised over £10m in funding and have huge plans for growth in 2019.

    This is an opportunity to work closely with an impressive Finance Director and have a substantial impact on the success of the business as it scales. The company culture is very collaborative, fun and non-corporate!

    The Role

    The Finance Manager will work closely with the Finance Director in establishing the finance function.

    * Production of Monthly Management Accounts

    *Implementation of the Financial Controls
    * Management of P&Ls and cash flow
    * Management of the monthly-close process
    * Management of VAT returns and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    * Management of the AP/AR function
    * Support ad-hoc strategic projects
    * Provide Decision Support and Business Partnering across the business

    Required Experience:

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

    Bonus Skills:
    * Prior Start-Up experience
    * FMCG experience

    Offered Package:

    * 40-50k plus equity
    * Start Date ASAP

  • Role:

    Interim Finance Director | Challenger Bank | West London

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    West London, London
  • Salary
    £800.00 — £1000
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Finance Director | Challenger Bank | West London

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting on an interim (initially 6 month) basis for a leading UK Challenger Bank. The role is newly-created and may have scope to transfer to permanent employment.

    The organisation have experienced incredible growth levels over the past 12 months. And are subsequently looking to bolster their leadership capacity within the next few weeks.

    The company

    Professional but non-corporate, the business strikes a good balance between having a diverse, fun work environment with also delivering a high-performance culture. And

    The role

    Your remit will be to be a 'hands-on' Finance Director, who is comfortable managing and supervising the day-to-day running of the finance function. This will include (but not be restricted to):

    * Management of the Financial Controller, FP&A function and funding lines
    * Overall supervision of ongoing Finance dept projects (including integration of new business acquisitions)
    * Providing advice upon Improvement of internal and external reporting functions (reg and stat)

    What we need to see:

    * Qual ACA/ACCA/CIMA
    * Recent experience as either Head of Finance or Finance Director
    * Current experience of working within a small-to-mid-sized Bank or Niche lender.
    * A willingness to be be 'hands-on' with the team. The business has a very flat structure where the C-suite interact with junior colleagues regularly in spite of the businesses scale. Those very comfortable in large corporate investment banks may therefore not be a strong cultural fut for

    Duration: 6 months initial
    Rate: £800-1000
    Process: Interview with Harmonic Finance MD, followed by client face-to-face interview week beginning 21st Jan.

  • Role:

    Management Accountant | Hyper-Growth Street Food Start- Up |

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

    Management Accountant | Hyper-Growth Street Food Start- Up | London

    The Client

    We are pleased to be working with an innovative, street food scale-up revolutionising their market place. The company offers a fast-paced environment where you will have a real impact on building out the finance function in terms of both process and quality- and a real impact on the success of this start-up.

    Having experienced exceptional growth in their first couple of years of trading, they have decided to invest in a Management Accountant who will be integral to the continued expansion. The business is keen to find someone who is fun, committed, intelligent and above-all determined to play a part in the growth of a dynamic business. You will be mentored by a portfolio Finance Director who has a brilliant track record of developing talent.

    The Role


    * Responsiblility for building out the finance function
    * Responsibility for driving Forecasting and Planning
    * Implementation of a Budgeting cycle
    * Oversee and manage the production of Monthly Management accounts
    * Ownership of the purchase ledger
    * Liaise with HMRC and the external accountants in the production of statutory accounts



    Required Experience:

    * Hospitality or FMCG experience
    * Excellent communicator
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious
    * CIMA or ACCA (PQ)

    Offered Package:

    * Up to £45,000 + bonus
    * 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.

  • Role:

    Financial Controller - Award Winning Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £50000 — £65000
    Per annum + Share Options
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Financial Controller - Award Winning Start-Up



    The Client

    Harmonic are proud to be working exclusively with one of London's fastest growing property technology businesses. They have grown at more than 100% annually and are turning over around £7m with some impressive expansion plans in 2019 which will see them launching their service in several different cities around the UK having initially launched in London. They are in a unique position in the sense the business is already profitable with a substantial funding round due to close in the next 8 week's which will provide the capital to increase the rate of growth.



    Our client is based in one of London's newest Co-Working buildings providing a fantastic work environment in one of the most vibrant part's the of the city. They are looking for incredibly ambitious people who want to see their career progress quickly alongside the company themselves.



    The Role

    Reporting to the CFO this is an incredible opportunity to take full responsibility for the day-day management of Finance combined with excellent commercial exposure.

    The role:

    * Lead of one Part Qualified Management Accountant
    * Manage the Production of Financial Reports (Year End, Monthly Management Accounts, VAT Returns)
    * Responsible for the monthly-close process
    * Commercial support providing analysis and decision support to Senior stakeholders in Sales, Operations and Leadership teams
    * Financial Analysis of commercial agreements and contracts
    * Support and in the near future manage production of Forecasting, Planning and Analysis
    * Continuous process improvement and system implementation to support the business as it grows
    * Improve the accuracy of financial models
    * Ownership of the Audit process and ensuring a robust controls environment
    * Extensive Ad-Hoc projects alongside the CFO

    Required Experience:

    * ACA/ACCA/ CIMA
    * Start-up or SME experience is advantageous
    * Adaptable and able to work in a 'changing' environment
    * Excellent Communicator
    * Technically Strong
    * Ability to work with Senior stakeholders





    Offered Package:

    * £50,000 - £65,000 + Share Options (Depending on Experience)
    * 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:

    Interim Bookkeeper Role (Immediate start) |Luxury Food Business

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £150 — £200
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Bookkeeper Role (Immediate start) | Luxury Food Business | Central London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working exclusively with a luxury food business on the hire of an interim Bookkeeper. The client are building out their team as a result of recent growth. Despite being part of a FTSE listed group, they have maintained an SME company culture which is supportive and down to earth. This is initially a 3 month contract with an opportunity to go permanent.



    Duties

    * Assisting with Management Accounts
    * Assisting with month end duties
    * Reporting
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Journal entries
    * Helping the FD with any ad hoc duties



    Day rate- Up to £200 per day.

  • Role:

    Management Accountant (PQ) | Fast-Growth Luxury Cosmetics Brand

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

    Management Accountant (PQ)| Fast-Growth Luxury Cosmetic Business | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a rapidly growing luxury cosmetics business based in Central London. The company is quickly becoming one of the most renowned and respected names in the beauty industry. They are looking for a fun-loving and confident individual to join the finance team.

    The Business:
    There is a cool non-corporate company culture, where the team is very down-to-earth and will be hands on with any training you may need. The company is quickly going places, they are frequently featured in many fashion and lifestyle publications. This requires an ambitious person who is passionate about both fashion, beauty and finance.

    The Role:
    The business are looking for a part-qualified accountant who has previous experience in Retail or Fashion and Beauty consumer goods. As the Management Accountant you will be jointly responsible for the preparation of management accounts as well as the transactional finance. There is also the possibility to receive study support, this will be determined on an individual basis.
    You will be working closely with the Head of Finance, who is more than happy to offer any support and guidance that you may need. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who wants to work for a really cool and fun business, and gain some great exposure to the financial workings of one of the cosmetic industry's most well-known but niche brands.

    Essential (what we need to see):

    * CIMA/ACCA Part Qualified
    * Prior experience in Fashion/Beauty/Retail/FMCG
    * Confident communication skills
    * Experience in the preparation of management accounts and transactional finance

    Bonus (what we'd like to see):

    * A keen interest in the Fashion and Beauty industry
    * Experience of working with SAGE

    Salary: £30-35k (with possibility of study support)
    Start Date: ASAP
    If you are interested, or know anyone who would be suitable please forward your CV through or call in 0203 773 3530 to be considered for the role.

  • Role:

    Management Accountant | Fast Growth Fintech Business| Wimbledon

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £48000 — £50000
    Per annum + pension
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group Management Accountant | Fast Growth Fintech Business | Wimbledon



    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a scaling Fintech business based in Wimbledon who are building out the finance function. The award-winning business is leading in its industry and has an impressive international presence with offices based in the US, Australia and Germany. Due to recent aggressive growth, the client have moved to a divisional structure.



    This position has become available because the previous incumbent has moved internally to the FP&A function. It is an opportunity for an ambitious Management Accountant to be managed and mentored by a very knowledgeable and inspiring leader who will look after the successful candidate's wellbeing as well as developing them from a technical accounting perspective. Alongside their ability to nurture talent, the client are defiantly non-corporate and pride themselves on their supportive company culture.



    Role

    * Business partnering with key stakeholders across the business and assisting them with their monthly cost report
    * Responsibility of month end and reporting
    * Assisting with year end
    * Work closely with the FP&A team on cost forecasting
    * Business partnering with the Financial Controller and Finance Director on monthly analysis
    * Ownership of Supplier analysis
    * Manage and mentor two AP reports to ensure smooth and compliant running of the department



    Salary: £48,000-50,000 with benefits

    Start Date: ASAP

  • Role:

    Newly Qualified Finance Manager - Fintech Start-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £50000 — £52000
    Per annum + Options
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Newly Qualified Finance Manager - FinTech Start-Up - Private Equity



    The Client



    Harmonic are pleased to be working with one of London's most exciting Fintech start-ups who have developed an innovative solution and service to one of the everyday challenges faced by people in the world of Finance and Property. They are fantastically well funded having raised a substantial sum from a major Private Equity company. Now supported by several of London's most well-respected investors they are set for a period of rapid expansion.



    Our client is non-corporate and good fun with exceptionally intelligent, creative and ambitious talent who are all looking to take the business to the next level. Given this is a start-up it certainly isn't your typical 9-5 role. There is lots to do and a chance to have real impact on shaping the business!



    The Role



    The Finance Manager will report directly to the CFO and is responsible for supporting the build out and day to day management of the Finance function.



    The role:

    * Manage the production of Management Accounts
    * Ensure a robust financial controls environment
    * Produce annual statutory accounts
    * Liaise with Auditors and Regulators (PRA)
    * Responsible set-up and improvement of finance processes
    * Support with planning and forecasting
    * Ad-hoc reporting to the capital markets
    * Support the CFO with the completion of Tax Reporting
    * Work with leadership teams to support market expansion strategies



    Required Experience:

    * Ideally a Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA)
    * Intelligent and adaptable
    * Passionate about Disruptive Technology & Ideas
    * Excellent Communicator
    * Ability to work with Senior stakeholders



    Offered Package:

    * £50,000 + 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.

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  • Role:

    Financial Controller - Exciting Scale-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £55000 — £70000
    Per annum + Bonus + Profit Share + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    New Opportunity - Financial Controller



    The Company



    Harmonic are delighted be working on a retained basis with one of the fastest growing PR and Communications businesses in the UK. They have recently started their international expansion and are looking to scale at 25-30% annually for the foreseeable future. The business works with some of the most exciting Tech start-ups in the world along with a selection of leading government officials, famous and High Net Worth individuals. They have built an exceptional team of leaders in their respective markets and are very well positioned to achieve their ambitious growth targets.



    They have a fantastic office space and have created a sociable culture which promotes diversity and flexibility. The team are engaging, intelligent and very ambitious. The CEO and COO actively empower people to have an impact on the business.



    The Role



    The Financial Controller will be the first senior Finance hire and will be responsible for insourcing and building the Finance function and providing extensive commercial support to the Leadership team.



    * Establish efficient Finance processes streamlining everything from invoicing, expenses, payroll and month-end
    * Improve the accuracy and quality of management reporting providing insightful analysis
    * Business Partner with multiple stakeholders analysing commercial engagements/ contracts
    * Improve the financial model
    * Build a Budgeting process
    * Build out forecasting and planning
    * Support the business (with the help of advisors) with Transfer Pricing and International Tax issues
    * Manage the day-to-day running of Finance
    * In the mid-term grow and manage a team



    Required Experience:

    * Qualified Accountant ACA, ACCA, CIMA
    * Experience building processes
    * Commercially Astute
    * Keen to work in a fast-paced environment
    * Able to embrace change



    Optional Experience:



    * Prior experience in a Tech Start-Up
    * Experience taking a business through rapid revenue growth



    Offered Package:

    * £55,000 - £70,000 + Bonus + Profit Share (20-40%) + Benefits Package
    * Flexible working
    * 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 Manager

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £55000 — £60000
    Per annum + Bonus + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | FinTech | Blockchain

    Harmonic are proud to be working with one of the UK's fastest growing FinTech businesses.

    This business has done phenomenally well over the past 12 months and are on track to even better in 2019. They're incredibly well funded and have super ambitious growth plans to say the least. With this in mind they've decided now is the time to invest in real financial talent that will be the backbone of their immense scalability.

    The company themselves are defiantly non- corporate (especially by FS standards!) and well known for their entrepreneurial culture and very ethical brand image. You will provide you services from their new open plan offices and will have the luxury of flexible working.

    The Role:

    Our client is looking for a driven and dynamic Finance Manager with excellent communication skills to join their finance department. This is a very commercial, hands-on role and you'll be working very closely with Finance Director to help the business achieve its ambitious strategic objectives.

    Duties:

    * P&L / cash-flow management
    * Business partnering
    * Financial planning and reporting
    * Financial modelling
    * Performance monitoring and control
    * Support end of month close
    * Support the FD in creating short and long term financial forecasts and budgeting plans

    What you need:

    * ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualified (or newly qual / finalist)
    * Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
    * Passionate and diligent work ethic
    * Ability to adapt quickly
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see:

    * FS / Fintech experience
    * Start-up experience

    Salary: £55,000 - 60,000 + Bonus + Employee Benefits
    Location: London


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

    ________________________________________________________________

    Phone Chris : 0203 7733530

  • Role:

    Junior Finance Analyst - FTSE 250 Bank

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

    Junior 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 business unit. 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 £35,000 + Study Support + Bonus (circa 20%) + 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:

    Assistant Accountant - Award Winning Retail Scale-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £25000 — £27000
    Per annum + Study Support
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Assistant Accountant - Award Winning Retail/ E-commerce Start-Up



    The Client



    We are pleased to be working exclusively 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 2021.



    They are keen to add someone to the business who is fun, hardworking, intelligent and wants to progress their career quickly.



    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 also do a lot of socialising outside of work!



    The Role



    The Assistant Accountant will support the newly hired Financial Controller with the setup and expansion of the Finance function. The role is what you make of it as the opportunity to get involved in a breadth of tasks is massive.



    The role:

    * Responsible for Purchase and Sales Ledger (Accounts Payable & Receivable)
    * Manage bank reconciliations
    * Extensive multi-currency transactions
    * Manage payroll
    * Support the FC with the implementation of a Finance system and extensive process improvement work
    * Support and take increasing responsibility for month-end and the production of management accounts
    * Support with the setup of budgeting and forecasting helping the FC with ad-hoc analysis where required
    * Work closely with the wider business (leadership, product, operations) on ad-hoc projects
    * Produce VAT Returns



    Required Experience:

    * Some initial experience in a Finance Role
    * Ambitious and keen to learn
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Experience working with large volume of complex Data
    * Part Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)



    Additional Experience:

    * Start-Up or Scale-Up experience
    * Retail or e-commerce experience



    Offered Package:

    * £27,000 + Study Support
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait for someone with 1 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:

    Interim Regulatory Reporting Accountant - Financial Services

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    Greater Manchester
  • Starts:
    Immediate/ ASAP
  • Salary
    £350 — £375
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Regulatory Reporting Accountant - Financial Services - Manchester



    Harmonic are pleased to be working exclusively with a Financial Services business in the North West that are growing incredibly quickly.



    The role:



    The Interim Regulatory Reporting Accountant is responsible for the production and submission of several of the Bank's regulatory returns.



    Key Duties:



    * Responsible for ensuring all prudential regulatory returns are submitted accurately and on time (specifically the MLAR)
    * Review and enhance existing reporting processes
    * Support ad hoc reporting, communication and analysis as required
    * Support other regulatory initiatives such as ILAAP and RRP
    * Support the preparation and presentation of information to rating agencies
    * Liaise with Auditors



    Essential Requirements:

    * ACA, ACCA, CIMA or QBE
    * Extensive Regulatory reporting experience



    Rate: Up to £375 per day

    Start: Immediate

    Duration: Circa 12 weeks with good chance of extension



    Location: Manchester

  • Role:

    Financial Controller - PR & Communications - Fast Growth

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £55000 — £70000
    Per annum + Bonus + Profit Share + Benefits
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    New Opportunity - Financial Controller - Fast Growth PR Agency



    The Company



    Harmonic are delighted be working on a retained basis with one of the fastest growing PR and Communications businesses in the UK. They have recently started their international expansion and are looking to scale at 25-30% annually for the foreseeable future. The business works with some of the most exciting Tech start-ups in the world along with a selection of leading government officials, famous and High Net Worth individuals. They have built an exceptional team of leaders in their respective markets and are very well positioned to achieve their ambitious growth targets.



    They have a fantastic office space and have created a sociable culture which promotes diversity and flexibility. The team are engaging, intelligent and very ambitious. The CEO and COO actively empower people to have an impact on the business.



    The Role



    The Financial Controller will be the first senior Finance hire and will be responsible for insourcing and building the Finance function and providing extensive commercial support to the Leadership team.



    * Establish efficient Finance processes streamlining everything from invoicing, expenses, payroll and month-end
    * Improve the accuracy and quality of management reporting providing insightful analysis
    * Business Partner with multiple stakeholders analysing commercial engagements/ contracts
    * Improve the financial model
    * Build a Budgeting process
    * Build out forecasting and planning
    * Support the business (with the help of advisors) with Transfer Pricing and International Tax issues
    * Manage the day-to-day running of Finance
    * In the mid-term grow and manage a team



    Required Experience:

    * Qualified Accountant ACA, ACCA, CIMA
    * Experience building processes
    * Commercially Astute
    * Keen to work in a fast-paced environment
    * Able to embrace change



    Optional Experience:



    * Prior experience in a Tech Start-Up
    * Experience taking a business through rapid revenue growth



    Offered Package:

    * £55,000 - £70,000 + Bonus + Profit Share + Benefits Package
    * Flexible working
    * 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:

    Accounts Assistant | Music Industry Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £23000 — £28000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Accounts Assistant | Music Industry Business | London
    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for one of the music industry's most well established financial businesses. This is a great opportunity for someone who shares a passion for both music and accounting to join a company which can offer great exposure to the accounting of some of Music's biggest names.

    The team have a really fun working environment and take a hands on approach to mentoring. This role offers the potential for progression in the future as the business is renowned for advancing and training current employees to become more senior.

    This opportunity gives you the chance to gain an understanding of the accounting for a range of music companies, such as artist management, touring and the artists themselves! It is a great chance to immerse yourself in the world of music industry accounting at one of the most respected firms in the UK.

    The Role:

    As the Accounts Assistant you will be reporting into the Team Leader. Your main duties will include:

    * The preparation of Cash Book and Bank Reconciliations
    * Responsibility for Credit Card Reconciliations
    * Preparing VAT Returns and Workings
    * Ownership of the Purchase and Sales Ledger
    * Assisting with the management of clients' cash flow
    * Liaising with clients to assist with the running of their financial affairs
    * Help with any ad-hoc duties the Team Leader and Head of Department may have

    What we need to see (Essential):

    * Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
    * A genuine interest in the music industry as well as Accounting
    * At least a year's experience in a junior finance position
    * Competent Excel user
    * Willingness to learn

    What we'd like to see (Bonus):

    * Previous experience in a music industry business
    * Experience with Sage Line 50

    Salary: £23-28k

    Start: ASAP

    If you are interested in the role and would like to be considered, please forward your CV and call 0203 773 35350

    Follow us on Twitter! @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Assistant Management Accountant | Innovative Food Manufacturer

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

    Assistant Management Accountant - Innovative Food Manufacturer - London



    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a leading food business based in central London. They have a team of fun, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals and are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join them. You should be eager to learn, unafraid to take risks and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

    The Role

    - Work closely with the FD to support the finance function

    - Responsible for the month end process

    - Budgeting, forecasting, analysing and reporting

    -Production of the management accounts and commentary

    What you need (essential):

    - ACA/ACCA/CIMA part qualified

    - Excellent communication skills

    - Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

    - Sociable and excellent Team player

    - Strong Excel skills



    Salary: £30,000 -35,000 + study support



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



    Please get in touch with Emily Pryor

  • Role:

    Finance Assistant - International Marketing Agency - Richmond

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

    Finance Assistant - International Marketing Agency - Richmond

    Harmonic are working on a very exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant, looking to progress to a Management Accountant within 18 months.

    You'll be working closely with the Finance Director, with short term objectives consisting of operational and structural enhancements to their internal systems. You'll be joining a fast paced, positive working environment with access to unparalleled training and development opportunities.

    This award winning agency manages two international entities, and are experiencing significant growth.

    The role will begin with a series of process orientated projects to sustain this growth, before developing into a broader more senior role where you'll work on month end activities and reconciliations.

    The Role:

    * More efficient Accounts payable and accounts receivable processes
    * Streamlining the processes for corporate card claims and purchase invoices
    * Supporting the FD in bringing AR back into Finance
    * Bank reconciliations
    * Help team members resolve financial queries
    * Maintain an up to date fixed asset register

    Bonus Skills:

    * Experience in a fast paced agency
    * Experience using Paprika
    * You have previously worked on system migration projects

    Salary - Up to £28,000

    Please get in touch with Oliver - Harmonic Finance 0203 773 3550 for more information!

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Financial Controller | Fast Growth Healthy Food Business

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

    Financial Controller | Fast Growth Healthy Food Business | London

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with an award-winning healthy food company based in South West London on the recruitment of a Financial Controller. They are currently investing heavily in their finance function and have a turnover of circa £70m.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing finance team and work closely with industry specialists. Despite their impressive growth over recent years, they have successfully maintained their fun company culture.

    The Role


    * Management of the day-to-day finance function
    * Preparation of monthly Management Accounts providing commentary on performance covering P&L and Balance Sheet
    * Responsible for monthly and quarterly reporting
    * Ownership of the forecasting and budgeting process
    * Assist with Year End
    * Management of VAT Reporting
    * Assisting with any ad-hoc projects across the finance team
    * Responsible for monthly and quarterly reporting
    * Managing junior staff and approving payment runs

    What we need to see:

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

    Salary: £50,000-60,000 (depending on experience)

  • Role:

    Business Analyst | Fast-Growth Fintech Software Provider

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £40000 — £50000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    IT
  • Doing what:

    Business Analyst |Fast-Growth Fintech Software Provider | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of one of the most innovative Fintech SAAS start-ups in the UK with utilising Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence technology. Due to their rapid growth of the last 2 years (400%) they are searching for a Business Analyst.

    They pride themselves on hiring the most dynamic and intelligent people in the market to support the business as it scales. In terms of culture everyone is young, passionate and sociable.

    The Role:
    Joining the company as a Business Analyst, you will be given the chance to shape ideas and define technology that disrupts the market. You would drive real improvements to the way that the business operates. The Business Analyst will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to crystallise business requirements and create accurate specifications.

    Duties:
    As the Business Analyst your daily duties will involve:

    * Elicit, validate and consolidate the business requirements, that will influence the business solution design
    * Work with the internal team and business partners to improve product, service and operational processes
    * Manage client engagements, relationships and delivery expectations.
    * Create, review and analyse detailed documentation of business systems and user needs.
    * Review technical documents with project staff to ensure business requirements are adequately met.
    * Market monitoring and system benchmarking relative to industry leading solutions.

    What we need to see:

    * At least 3 years of proven business analysis experience - working with business and IT stakeholders to transform business processes, drive efficiency and deliver robust solutions.
    * Strong communication skills
    * Good knowledge of MS Packages

    Salary: £40-50k

    If you are interested - to be considered for the role please forward your CV or ring 0203 773 3530.
    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.
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  • 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:

    CFO | Fast Growth Live Music Business | London

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

    CFO | Fast Growth Live Music Business | London



    The Company:

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a rapidly growing live music business based in Central London. After only seven years in the live entertainment sector they have risen to become one of the most talked about businesses in the UK music industry!

    They are looking to continue their expansion by opening more venues across the country - eventually hoping to have a European offering by the end of 2020. The ambitious vision of the company has opened an opportunity for a highly competent and skilled CFO to help drive their vision and continue the scaling of the finance team.



    The Team:

    The company comprises of 30 employees. Everyone on the team shares the ambition of the company - they want to become one of the world's most renowned Live Music companies. So, an equally ambitious and driven individual is required for the role.

    The company is founded on solid values, and the team not only have great respect for each other, but they also are a very sociable team. An interest in music is certainly a must!



    The Role:

    * Collaboration with the CEO to develop their growth strategy, raise additional funds and financial planning
    * Develop plans to grow the finance department
    * Implementation of controls environment
    * Manage the FP&A, all financial reporting and cash management
    * Day-to-day business duties, including managing KPI's, management reports
    * Liaise with the board
    * Plan, coordinate and execute the annual and long-term budget process

    Required Experience:

    * Strong experience in the music industry (events/agencies/venues/labels)
    * Experience managing FP&A, MI, Reporting and Cash Management
    * Qualified Accountant or MBA
    * Experience in leadership and strategy
    * Excellent communication skills

    Offered Package:

    * £120,000-£150,000
    * Discretionary Bonus
    * Negotiable share options

    If this is something of interest, please forward your CV or give me a call on 0203 773 3530

    Follow us on Twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ

  • Role:

    Finance Manager - Creative Agency

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £45000 — £60000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Media
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager - Fast Growth Creative Agency



    Harmonic are delighted to partner with a fast growth Creative Agency based in central London.



    The agency has been expanding for over 15 years, and are now in need of a qualified Finance Manager (preferably CIMA) to join the team.



    The role requires you to be commercially astute as well as technically strong. You'll be reporting directly into the MD and collaborating with the management team of 5, as well as this you'll be playing a pivotal role during the implementation of a brand new system, ensuring it's smooth transition.



    You'll be joining an open, friendly and informal team, where you'll be encouraged to drive change and implement new ideas of your own.



    The Role:



    * Develop internal FP&A to help inform the management team
    * Implementation of a new finance and workflow management system
    * Post launch of the system you'll be delivering financial planning and reporting schedules
    * Preparation of month end accounts and statutory submissions
    * Overseeing the outsourced payroll
    * Ensure there is a robust financial controls environment



    Required Skills



    * Qualified (preferably CIMA)
    * Confident communicator and experience as a business partner
    * You have the ability to work in a fast paced environment



    Bonus Skills:



    * Experience in the Creative agency sector
    * You have experience implementing new finance structures and processes



    Salary:

    * £45,000 - £60,000

    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:

    Interim Financial Controller - Fast Growth Start-Up

  • Type:
    Contract
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £350 — £425
    Per day
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Interim Financial Controller - Fast Growth Start-Up - IMMEDIATE START



    The Client

    A fast-growing property technology business is scaling up with multiple new sites and product launches planned for 2019.



    The Role

    The Interim Financial Controller (Contract) will work closely with the CFO and take responsibility for managing the day-to-day Finance function. They will also add extensive commercial support to a range of stakeholders.

    The role:

    * Management of one junior accountant
    * Production of Management Accounts
    * Management of the monthly-close process
    * Commercial support providing analysis and decision support to Sales and Operations teams
    * Management of the Sales and Purchase Ledger
    * Drive continuous process improvement and support with system implementation



    Required Experience:

    * ACA/ACCA/ CIMA (Finalist or QBE will be considered too)
    * Start-up experience is advantageous
    * Excellent Communicator
    * Technically Strong
    * Ability to work with Senior stakeholders



    Offered Package:

    * Flexible on Day Rate (depends on experience)
    * Start Date ASAP
    * There is also scope for Temp to Perm



    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:

    CFO | Hyper Growth Brewery | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £110000 — £900000
    Per annum + equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    CFO | Hyper-Growth Brewery | London

    The company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a start-up brewery that are revolutionalising the marketplace. They have recently delivered a major fund raise and are on the cusp of becoming a household name, having already delivered incredible growth and brand reputation within a very short time frame.

    The role

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

    What we need to see (essential):

    * Past experience of having worked in a fast-growth Private Equity or VC-backed business would be of real benefit.

    What we'd like to see (bonus)

    * ACA/ CIMA/ ACCA
    * Food or Beverage industry experience

    Salary: £90-110,000 + market leading equity

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

  • Role:

    Interim Head of European Operations | VC - Backed Startup

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £60000 — £80000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Hospitality and Catering
  • Doing what:

    INTERIM HEAD OF EUROPEAN OPERATIONS | VC-BACKED START-UP | LONDON BRIDGE

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working with a VC Backed start-up offering innovative solutions to food waste. The food waste problem is increasingly important worldwide, where our client have managed to reduce their customers food waste by up to 50% through sustainable solutions.

    THE COMPANY

    The company are set on solving the food waste issue worldwide through technology that can transform the food industry forever. They work in hundreds of sites in more than 20 countries. They also work hand in hand with world-renowned companies like IKEA and Marriott group.

    Company culture is everything. Behind the forward looking and objective driven mindset, they work in a very cool Co-working space. They life for their values, and are looking for someone likeminded, talented, and forward looking to embark the role.

    THE ROLE

    The position is a fixed-term contract for a maternity cover, although strong option of turning into permanent thereafter due to their staggering growth. They are looking for a talented, hands-on individual, to work directly with the C-Suite leadership team. Duties are as follows:

    * Ensure smooth running of operations systems and processes
    * Ensure implementation of European rollouts are on time and of high standards
    * Deliver short-term system implementations and process improvement
    * Take responsibility over delivery of strategic goals to meet the 2020 targets
    * Ensure European forecasts are in line to meet forecasts of customer demand
    * Oversee global operations and work hand-in-hand with regional Heads of Operations
    * Responsibility over a team or 12, including customer support, supply chain, logistics etc.
    * Direct reporting and hand-in-hand work with the founders
    * Assist settling short and long term KPIs

    BENEFITS:

    * £60-80k + Bonus
    * Life & Health Insurance
    * 25 Days Holiday
    * Non - Financial Benefits

  • Role:

    Finance Manager - FinTech

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £50000 — £55000
    Per annum + 10% Bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    New Opportunity - Finance Manager - FinTech





    The Company



    This role is crucial to the growth of an innovative FinTech start-up in the consumer lending and blockchain space. They are terrifically well-funded as they are backed by a Tech entrepreneur who recently Listed his own business at a multibillion-pound valuation. They have a very well-respected leadership team and a CEO who has built and sold 7 VC Backed software businesses.



    The business is scaling quickly both in the UK and internationally and is launching new services throughout 2019 while investing heavily in the development of their blockchain concept alongside the core business.



    Based in an amazing Co-Working space this is a chance to join an ambitious scale-up at a very exciting time in their growth. You will have extensive exposure to proven leadership teams and the CFO where you can learn and have a tangible impact on the success of the business.



    The Role



    The Finance Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day Finance function and managing funding relationships. There will be one direct report.



    * Produce monthly financial reporting and management accounts
    * Provide insightful analysis
    * Business Partner with multiple stakeholders producing KPI analysis and work with the departments to improve
    * Establish a Forecasting & Budgeting process
    * Produce accurate and timely financial reporting for shareholders and lenders
    * Assist with Treasury activity including day-to-day contact with lenders, cash forecasting, mitigating key risks
    * Assist on projects to raise new capital
    * Continuous process improvement and ad-hoc projects with the FC and CFO
    * Mentor and support the development of direct reports





    Required Experience:

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



    Optional Experience:



    * Prior experience in a Tech Start-Up
    * Financial Services experience



    Offered Package:

    * £50,000 - £55,000 + 10% Bonus + Benefits Package
    * Start Date ASAP (ideally need someone to start in January)



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

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

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  • Role:

    Financial Reporting Manager - Financial Services - Manchester

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £40000 — £50000
    Per annum + Benefits Package
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Group Financial Reporting Manager | Newly Qualified Accountant | Financial Services Business | Manchester



    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing Financial Services business based in Manchester. They have 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 a unique opportunity to join the company as a newly qualified accountant and progress your career quickly. This is a chance to gain great exposure to group reporting with plenty of exposure to multiple stakeholders, leadership experience and the freedom to build processes for one of the UK's fastest growing FS companies.



    The business has a brilliant reputation for developing talent and the have some exciting expansion plans for 2019.



    The Role:



    Our client is looking for a newly qualified accountant to join the team and manage the production of quarterly and annual accounts under IFRS while preparing the systems and processes for expansion next year.





    Duties:

    * Production of group financial reporting and statutory accounts (under IFRS)
    * Group consolidations of multiple entities
    * Support with the design and implementation of the control framework
    * Assist with corporate Tax and VAT returns
    * Support the production of group regulatory returns
    * Management of two Part-Qualified Accountants
    * Support the production of financial reports for treasury transactions and investor relations
    * Liaising with senior Group stakeholders in Finance, Tax, Treasury
    * Liaise with External Auditors
    * Ad-Hoc projects



    What you need (essential)



    * ACA (strongly preferred), ACCA or CIMA (Newly Qualified)
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Audit background
    * Very intelligent
    * Passion for continuous improvement



    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * Financial Services exposure
    * Highly ambitious
    * Enjoys working in a fast paced environment





    Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits Package

    Start date: ASAP (will wait 3 months)

  • Role:

    Head of Finance - Tech Start-Up - Venture Capital Backed

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

    New Opportunity - Head of Finance - Tech Start-up (VC backed)



    The Company



    Harmonic are pleased to be working with one of London's most exciting Fintech start-ups who have developed an innovative solution and service to one of the everyday challenges faced by people in the world of Finance and Property. They are fantastically well funded having raised substantial sums in two successive funding rounds. Now supported by several of London's most well-respected investors they are set for a period of rapid expansion.



    Our client is non-corporate and good fun with exceptionally intelligent, creative and ambitious talent who are all looking to take the business to the next level. Given this is a start-up it certainly isn't your typical 9-5 role. There is lots to do and a chance to have real impact on shaping the business!



    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 Head of Finance will be primarily responsible for building relationships with members of the leadership teams providing decision support, 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
    * Manage future fundraising rounds
    * Shaping strategic expansion plans



    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
    * Excellent communication skills and ability to Partner C-Level stakeholders





    Optional Experience:



    * Worked in a Tech Start-Up
    * Worked with VC or PE Investors



    Offered Package:

    * £70,000 - £100,000
    * Equity (depends on salary and experience)
    * Start Date flexible (ASAP but could wait 3 months)



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

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

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  • Role:

    Assistant Office Manager | Fast-Growth Architecture Practice

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £19000 — £23000
    Per annum + 10% bonus
  • Industry:
    Admin and Secretarial
  • Doing what:

    Assistant Office Manager (£19,000-£23,000) | Fast-Growth Architecture Practice | London

    Harmonic are pleased to be working with an innovative architectural business in their search for an assistant office manager. The company are growing rapidly and are looking for a confident individual to ensure the smooth running of the office, but also be the welcoming face to incoming clients.

    The role itself is very varied with duties ranging from ensuring the office is tidy, attending various design events and administrative duties such as organising itineraries and answering client queries. This position would suit an individual who decided not to attend university but has a good deal of practical work experience where a high level of organisation and efficient communication is required.

    The company are extremely non-corporate and focus on staff retention. Based at their excellently kitted-out offices, employees are treated incredibly well with various networking events and free food and drink at different points throughout the week. As a company that focuses on design, our client is looking for someone that understand the importance of aesthetics in the workplace.

    Responsibilities:

    * Full office management
    * Meeting and greeting clients
    * Diary management including making booking for office rooms
    * Assisting with the organisation of various events including ordering refreshments
    * Ordering office supplies
    * Attending various industry-related events
    * Updating the website with new projects and case studies

    Requirements:

    * Excellent organisation and communication skills
    * Approachable and confident nature
    * A keen interest in design
    * Experience within a customer facing role

    Start date: ASAP
    Salary: £19,000- £23,000 + bonus
    Location: Central 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.

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  • Role:

    Group Management Accountant | Scaling AIM Listed Media Business

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Starts:
    ASAP
  • Salary
    £47000 — £50000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Management Accountant | AIM Listed Media Company | London

    The Company

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

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

    The Role

    * Ensuring that purchases are represented in actual and forecast reporting

    * Working closely with budget holders across the business

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

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

    * Management of 2 Accounts Payable Specialists

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

    What we need to see:

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

    Salary: £47,000-50,000 (depending on experience)

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

    Please get in touch with Emily Pryor for my details

  • Role:

    Senior Management Accountant

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

    Senior Management Accountant - Successful Marketing Agency

    Harmonic are proud to be working with an internationally renowned marketing agency based in central London.

    The business have reached a tremendous stage of growth, and are looking to expand the finance function by bringing in a new Senior Management Accountant.

    This position's key differentiator is the amount of training and personal development you'll have access to. The size of the business, but also the close knit culture of the team mean there are enormous opportunities to work internationally, to business partner with very seniors members of the business and also to gain valuable technical experience in an informal environment.

    The Role:

    * Monthly running of the Management Accounts process
    * Board Pack production
    * (Supported by the FC) Annual budget and quarterly forecast
    * Supporting gathering of financial information to create a board pack.
    * Balance sheet reconciliations

    Skills required:

    * Experience with media buying in different currencies
    * Ambitious and proactive
    * Commercially minded and a good communicator

    You will be supported by one colleague who will deal with the transactional finance, so experience managing people yourself will be a bonus.

    Prospects? If you deliver, there will be a clear path to Financial Controller level.

    Salary: Circa £50,000

    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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