Interim Financial Controller

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Gloucestershire, England, Cheltenham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
25 May 2022
Closes
08 Jun 2022
Ref
JN -052022-5625300
Contact
Ryan Hirons
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Salary band
£300 - £450 per day
Hours
Full Time

This role is well suited to a qualified accountant with strong technical skills who will drive the month end reporting and internal controls. This position is newly created and has arisen due to rapid growth.

Client Details

My client are a fast growing and PE backed business financial services business who have a strong presence in the financial planning sector

Description

The main responsibilities within this role are:

  • 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

Profile

The ideal candidate:

  • 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

Job Offer

There is a highly competitive day rate (inside IR35) and a very quick start. Due to the urgent requirement only candidates available immediately or at short notice will be considered. This is a hybrid working role with two days a week in the office so candidates will need to be within a commutable distance of Cheltenham.