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Interim Group Financial Controller: Bristol

Hays Senior Finance
England, Bristol
Competitive daily rate
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£300 - £450 per day, over £450 per day
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

The Hays Bristol senior finance team are working closely with an ambitious tech business to appoint an Interim Group Financial Controller on a circa 6-month basis (potential for temp to perm). With a revenue of circa £15 million, the business is backed by Private Equity and is poised for significant growth and transformation.
The CEO & board seeks an experienced senior finance interim contractor who can join the team and drive financial strategy and operations during this pivotal period.

Key Responsibilities:
* Oversee all financial activities, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning.
* Provide strategic financial guidance to the executive team and the board.
* Manage financial reporting and ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
* Lead a finance team of five, ensuring efficient financial operations and controls.
* Support M&A activities and liaise with private equity stakeholders.
* Conduct financial analysis and modelling to support business decisions.
* Collaborate with other departments to drive business performance and achieve company goals.
* Potentially lead on a sale side transaction
* Proven experience as a Finance Director / FC in a private equity-backed company.
* Experience working in a technology business, ideally with revenue under £20 million.
* Excellent leadership and team management skills.
* Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Must be hands-on with running a finance team.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Available ideally before the end of July to start a handover process.
Working Arrangements:
* The role requires the candidate to be based in our Bristol office for at least 2 days a week.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Charles Maidment from the Hays Bristol team. If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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