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Interim Senior Controller - Projects

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Senior Finance
  • Contact: Georgina Denslow
  • Contact Email: gd@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009337_1622716827

A rapidly growing, PE backed technology business is looking for a Senior Controller to join their business and run a number of special projects on behalf of the CFO, primarily home based with the option of working at the London or Cardiff offices, £500-£650 per day.

The projects will include but are not limited to:

- Work with the various outsourced accounting teams to understand the current processes, implement new controls to streamline the processes across the business entities and document/write accounting policies accordingly

- Work in line with the business to understand the accounting needs of new geographical entities and run the implementation of these accounting processes as required

- Review the current invoicing processes and advice/implement new controls to streamline the process

- Additional ah hoc projects as required

Key candidate requirements:

- Qualified accountant (Ideally ACA with Bid 4 audit training)

- Demonstrable financial accounting and consolidation experience

- Strong working technical accounting knowledge

- Track record of implementing processes and controls

- Significant project management experience

- Strong experience of stakeholder engagement (both finance and non-finance)

- Advanced Excel

- International business experience is essential

- Private equity experience would be beneficial

- Technology or related sector experience would be advantageous

- Hands on, self starter attitude

- Able to work at pace

- Strong attention to detail

- Excellent communication skills

- Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills

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