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Interim Financial Controller

Interim Financial Controller

  • Location

    East London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Lucy Drummond

  • Contact email:

    lucyd@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008750_1606325252

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

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.