Interim Finance Manager

Job Title: Interim Finance Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3668498_1567763318
Contact Name: Neil Rutherford
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2019 10:48

Job Description

Interim Finance Manager for 3 months in Reading

The Interim Finance Manager role is responsible for managing a small team. The key purpose of this role is the preparation of management accounts, control & analysis of expenses and the purchase ledger.


  • Management accounts
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Fixed Assets
  • VAT returns
  • Staff expenses
  • Sales Invoicing & credit control
  • Stock reconciliations
  • Liaison with the business

Management of Purchase ledger

  • Invoices posted promptly
  • all queries resolved
  • invoices coded correctly
  • control of supplier payments
  • Maintenance of account
  • Analysis including Vendor Analysis

Full Ownership of the Bank Account

  • posting & allocation of receipts
  • posting of payments
  • Bank Reconciliations

Staff Expenses

  • Staff expenses - ensure timely processing, correct coding, VAT treatment
  • Analysis of expenses
  • Ensure adherence to company policy

Management of team

  • Overseeing the day to day running of the team
  • Managing the processes within the team and ensuring that all tasks are completed on a timely basis
  • Proactively develop and implement new processes
  • Setting and monitoring against KPIs

Reporting to Senior Management

  • Full month end reporting
  • Reporting on the status of the Purchase Ledger
  • Expense Reports
  • Ad-hoc reports


  • Preparation & calculation of P11D's & PSA
  • Preparation of Statutory Accounts & liaison with Auditors
  • Analysis of accounts as required
  • Information for cash flow forecasts
  • Other Ad-hoc duties


  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Drive for results
  • Functional expertise
  • People leadership
  • Business and commercial acumen
  • Interpersonal skills and communication


  • Qualified Accountant - ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent experience
  • Degree / Degree equivalent (not essential)
  • Experience of managing a small Finance team
  • Knowledge of accounting systems
  • Proactive approach to examining existing practices and contributing to their enhancement
  • Proven ability to manage change

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