Interim Financial Controller

Location
England, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 May 2022
Closes
01 Jun 2022
Ref
4215631
Contact
Andrew Piercy
Sector
Insurance
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Salary band
£300 - £450 per day
Hours
Full Time

Interim Accountant/Controller - Cheltenham Hybrid working - Immediate start available


Interim Financial Controller - 3-month contract Hybrid working based in Cheltenham

We are seeking a graduate ACA / ACCA qualified accountant, keen to add value and develop their experience in a high growth business.

Company:

  • We are a fast growing, private equity backed, financial services business.
  • We are one of the very few genuinely independent, technology enabled, financial planning firms in the UK.
  • We want to be seen as a leader in the financial planning sector and to contribute positively to society and the economy.


Role:

This is a newly created opportunity due to growth and expansion of the company. We are looking for a qualified accountant with strong technical skills who can drive month end reporting and analysis, and internal controls within this rapidly growing business.

Main responsibilities

  • Run a robust month end process, manage the relationships with other departments, including timetabling, and reviews of profit and loss, and balance sheet reconciliations, preparation of report and analysis and ensuring accurate and timely reporting
  • Responsible for the preparation of annual statutory accounts and audit schedules as required.
  • Responsible for design and documentation of ad hoc accounting policies, financial procedures, and a sound framework of financial controls
  • Review and assess current and new core financial processes, including risk and control assessments for change, design of controls and identification of control ownership


Qualifications, skills, and experience

Required:

ACA or ACCA qualified accountant with minimum 2+ years post qualified experience
Previous experience as a Financial Controller Solid experience of working in a finance team with good understanding of the reporting cycles.
Finance Systems capability

Beneficial:

Strong technical accounting knowledge
Experience of Sage 200 or similar
Understanding of the Financial Services sector


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