Job details

City of London
£375 - 450 per day
Job Type
2 months ago

Why join Spencer Ogden?

Our mission is to be the go-to Sustainability Staffing leader, globally. Over the years, we have been recognised for numerous global awards including, most recently, the Best and Brightest in Wellness 2021 & 2022, The 2022 Top Workplaces, and the 2022 Sustainability Award.

Established in 2010, there are now 13 offices globally, over 400 employees, and turning over circa £135m in sales. We are industry experts holding a leading position within the Sustainability, Infrastructure, and Natural Resources sectors. This is an exciting time to join the business as we look to further invest in the capability of the finance function.

We are looking for a candidate to start asap. This is a contract role to June 2024, with a possible extension to the end of 2024.

To be successful in your application for the role, you will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills & experience:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified.
  • Ability to influence and work with people in other jurisdictions.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to deliver a project / process on time / deadline driven.
  • Relevant finance, commercial and accounting experience, knowledge and skills.
  • Experience of operating in a global, multi-currency business environment.
  • Able to set the agenda on adding value through innovative ideas.
  • Driving own initiatives.
  • Disciplined, detailed and organised with an analytical approach.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Management Accounts/Treasury

  • Review regional P&Ls, investigating variances to budget to be reported in the management accounts.
  • Partner and support regional finance teams on understanding of period results in conjunction with Finance director/CFO.
  • Take ownership of the month-end close timetable. Manage and deliver all monthly Group Reporting as per agreed deadlines.
  • Monthly consolidation of all entities for month-end close including preparation of balance sheet and cash flow.
  • Prepare monthly group consolidation packs for inclusion in the finance pack.
  • Take ownership of KPI reporting with analysis and gathering historical data.
  • Prepare Bank packs and other reporting (including dilutions) and commentaries to send to bank monthly.
  • Review regional balance sheet recs with regional controllers.
  • Take ownership of the treasury function, communicating effectively with regional counterparts.
  • Oversee Cash management, including foreign currency management / hedging, cash forecasting and banking.
  • Prepare monthly cashflow forecast for inclusion in the management accounts.
  • Prepare quarterly rolling forecast to be submitted to CFO for review.
  • Manage inter-company transactions, reconciliations, and eliminations to ensure accurate group financial reporting.


  • Take ownership of the budget timetable and budgeting process.
  • Produce models to aid budget guidance.
  • Review/perform budget analysis to regional/Group P&Ls.
  • Take ownership of group related spend.
  • Prepare budget packs in Anaplan for presentation to the board.


  • Prepare audit schedules and source files for inclusion in stat accounts.
  • Liaise with regions and manage the completion of PBC list, respond to audit queries, complete year-end tasks.

Other Ad hoc tasks

  • Collaborate with & provide assistance to regional finance teams but also, tax and FP&A manager.
  • Ad hoc requests for financial info from board, head of tax etc.
  • Assist GFD, FP&A Manager and the board with ad hoc requirements, including project work.
  • Understanding transfer pricing policies and requirements.
  • Identify and Support all process and/or system improvements across the company where finance is impacted.

We Are Disability Confident

Spencer Ogden is committed to making our recruitment process as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences. Should you require additional support for your application, please contact for further information or alternative application processes to support your needs.

Our Recruitment Process

Submit your CV and reach out to the talent team for a confidential chat and further discussions regarding the recruitment process.

Apply now!

We'd LOVE to speak to you all - please note, due to the volume of applicants we receive, if you have not heard from us within one week, it is likely that your application is unsuccessful.

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