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Interim Accounting Director

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Georgina Denslow
  • Contact Email: gd@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 November 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011770_1666890465

A fast paced fintech business is looking for a Senior Finance professional to join the team during a significant phase of transition. This will be hybrid working - London office, £1000-£1500 per day - outside IR35.

Working for a highly chaotic and fast paced business, the role is focused on assessing current financial reporting protocols across the function, before implementing a full and robust financial control/process framework to cover all elements of month end, year end reporting and audit. The role will undertake understanding and identifying stringent and scalable financial processes, trialling and testing the processes before co-ordinating the controls roll out across the finance team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Excellent technical accounting and controls knowledge
  • Demonstrable experience of running a financial controls implementation project
  • Prior experience of working in fast paced, challenging and chaotic business environment
  • Strong finance systems experience
  • Track record of working with large data sets
  • Excellent team management & stakeholder engagement experience
  • Hands-on, proactive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to prioritise and hit tight deadlines

Professional qualification required:

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • Audit training - highly desirable

Please note: Applicants must be available to interview and commence the assignment at short notice.