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Interim Financial Controller

Interim Financial Controller

  • Job reference

    JO0000009153_1618325838

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £475 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Georgina Denslow

  • Contact email:

    gd@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000009153_1618325838

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-13

  • Consultant:

    Georgina Denslow

A professional services organisation is looking for a Financial Controller to join their team to cover maternity leave. This role will be a mixture of home and office based (London).

This role falls inside IR35 and can be considered either on a fixed-term contract, £90K-£100K basic salary, or on a day rate, £475-£500 PAYE.

Key role responsibilities:

- Manage and deliver the month end process

- Drive improvements in compliance standards across the business unit

- Liaise closely with Internal Audit and Tax teams to all relevant matters

- Provide technical accounting advice and support across the business unit

- Implementation of new accounting standards as and when requied

- Deliver the budget/forecast/strategic plan for the business unit

- Maintain rolling forecasts

- Ad hoc projects as required

Key candidate requirements:

- Qualified accountant (ACA with Big 4 training preferred)

- Strong financial reporting experience

- Significant technical accounting knowledge

- Demonstrable FP&A reporting experience

- Prior experience of working and managing multiple stakeholders

- Advanced Excel

- Previous experience working within a complex / matrixed organisation

- Previous experience within a large/corporate business

- Prior experience of working in a contract driven business would be highly advantageous

- Excellent communication skills

- High attention to detail with a strong focus on accuracy

- Hands on approach with a self starter attitude

- Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines

Please note: Applicants must be available to start the assignment from June 1st 2021.