Interim Financial Controller

Michael Page
West Lancashire, Lancashire, England
GBP60000 - GBP80000 per annum
07 Jun 2022
05 Jul 2022
JN -052022-5631614
Clare Wright
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Full Time

Financial Controller

Varied and interesting role - 6 months contract

Client Details

Well established manufacturing business that is subsidiary of a large group, requires a Financial Controller initially on a 6 months basis.


The role is varied and involves managing a small team, business partnering with the Operations Director, ensuring accurate and timely reporting to group including:

  • Manage and ensure monthly, quarterly and annual reporting for the Region and Business Units.
  • Ensure timely, accurate and adequate execution of financial administration processes, i.e. general ledger and reporting & analyses.
  • Manage internal management information for the region
  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual comparative analyses and prepare commentary and supporting documentation.
  • Manage and ensure data requests for audit purposes with external auditors.
  • Analyses forecast and budget submissions to ensure quality and predictability.
  • Manage monthly, quarterly and annual balance sheet and income statement review routines.
  • Managing of intercompany reconciliation process and perform final review process for the regions.
  • Co-Responsible for Accounting/Disclosure support systems.
  • Manage monthly compliance review/discussions with Tax, Legal, Treasury and Accounting to ensure that material transactions are timely anticipated and reflected in the underlying accounting records.
  • Develop and maintain templates for (cash) forecast and budget submission
  • Drive and manage the SOX compliancy for certain end-to-end processes.
  • Identify and drive opportunities to improve internal control in business processes.
  • Proactively manage internal control requirements in collaboration with stakeholders.


You will ideally be a qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent ) and have experience in similar Financial Controller / Head of Finance positions.

You will have the ability to lead a small team and be available at short notice (within a month).

Job Offer

The role offers a flexible salary of circa £60,000 - £80,000, plus additional benefits or a day rate option is available.

A hybrid working week is available and an early finish on a Friday