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Lucy Drummond

Lucy Drummond

Lucy Drummond

Associate - Qualified Finance
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Interim Financial Controller

East London

A global entertainment company is seeking an interim Financial Controller for a three-month contract. Although their office is based in Central London, this role will be entirely working from home. As interim Financial Controller will be looking to manage the finance team; duties will include but not limited to: Manage and develop a team of 5 (Finance Manager, Financial Accountant and three Assistant Accountants Manage the overheads (inc. budgets, forecasts & analysis) for cost centres. Provide regular / ad hoc cash-flow forecasts, analysis and balance sheet commentary. Overseeing the quarterly VAT and payroll reporting Improving the company-wide processes and controls. Various ad hoc projects (e.g. developing analyses, system improvements). Candidates for the interim Financial Controller role must be qualified accountants who: Have proven experience of managing and developing teams remotely Have SOX experience Are strong financial accountants who also understand how to manage cost centres and support non-finance staff. Demonstrate the ability to think clearly and simplify complex tasks.

Financial Accountant (Treasury & Tax)

East London

A Not-For-Profit organisation is currently looking to appoint a Financial Accountant (Treasury/Tax) to take ownership of the Treasury and Tax elements of the organisation and to support them during their busiest time of the year. This is a 6 month contract on a day rate with the opportunity for a permanent position. This is an extremely exciting yet challenging role for an interim Financial Accountant (Treasury/Tax) to support a busy team. Responsibilities shall include but not limited to: Take full ownership over live and dormant bank accounts (30+) Close dormant bank accounts when needed Investigate and resolve bank discrepancies Key contact for the organisation when speaking to the banks Assist in the preparation of the group annual report (including disclosures) Operate controls effectively Manage the completion of the UK entity Corporation Tax Calculate tax payments on account and the tax charge for the budgeting and forecasting processes throughout the year Completion and submission of VAT returns Assisting with the preparation of disclosures for inclusion in Statutory accounts to ensure the validity and completeness of the financial information Support the rest of the Financial Accounts team during busy periods You will be a fully qualified accountant with extensive Treasury experience. You will need to be hands on and have a pro-active mindset. You will be initially working from home (WFH). You will need excellent communication skills and technical skills.