Interim Financial Controller

Job Title: Interim Financial Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3671348_1568824080
Contact Name: Lorna Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2019 17:28

Job Description

I am currently recruiting working with a PE backed online platform which is disrupting the tech space. They boast a team of bright and talented people from all over the world, who work together to get things done while priding themselves on a basis of productivity. They are looking to appoint an interim Finance Manager to join them for an initial six month basis. This role is perfect for a technical detail orientated qualified accountant who is keen to apply her/his skills in fast-growing fintech scale-up. The nature of their business and complexities of their capital

  • You will take ownership of the of the technical ownership of accounting principles and policies based on UK GAAP, Consolidation of accounting reports and record across multiple entities.
  • Take ownership of monthly accounting closure of the books of the company with a focus on timely and accurate reporting.
  • Lead the annual closure of the books of the company including the production of supporting schedules and journal entries, including consolidations as and where applicable.
  • Management of accounting and financial systems including expense controls, payroll (with HR), invoicing (with operations), bookkeeping records, accounting records and supporting systems.
  • Analyse variance in financial reporting in order to check for discrepancies, explain variances, and aid business decision making.
  • Budgetary control over expenses, including working with line management (sales, operations, risk and other department heads) in terms of costs control and spending.

They are looking to appoint a The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, a high level of accuracy in his/her work, be able to work calmly under deadline pressures (month-end, year-end, budget), be able to work cross-functionally in a team environment, and work independently with self-direction.

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