Interim Senior Financial Controller

Job Title: Interim Senior Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £350 - 450 per day
Reference: RB11457
Contact Name: James Millard
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2020 23:04

Job Description

Robertson Bell Finance are excited to be working with a leading international organisation to recruit a Senior Financial Controller on an initial six-month contract. Operating across four continents our client is a household name around the globe and influence the lives of well in excess of half a million people annually.

The successful candidate will join a highly capable and ambitious finance team tasked with managing one of the organisations largest budget areas which exceeds £300 million per year.

Key Responsibilities of the Interim Senior Financial Controller include:

  • Managing the organisations transactional accounting function; ensuring comprehensive financial control and driving constant improvement to systems, processes and policies.
  • Delivering the smooth closure of month end and producing detailed reports for external auditors and senior internal stakeholders.
  • Scrutinising the organisations trial balance, verifying that all accounts are reconciled to the required level.
  • Leading a team of 14 highly capable finance professionals, including five direct reports – all of whom are qualified accountants.

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • Strong technical accounting skills and extensive experience working in a similar role; focussing on managing operational finance in a large organisation (£100+ million turnover).
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to engage effectively with senior stakeholders, ultimately ensuring informed decision making.
  • Evidence of improving existing systems, processes and policies with positive outcomes.
  • Prior experience managing teams of qualified and part qualified accountants.
  • A CCAB or equivalent qualification.

Experience working in the Charity or Central Government Sector is desirable but by no means essential.

Please note; this recruitment process is progressing extremely quickly so please do not hesitate in submitting your CV now if you are interested in this position and hold the required experience.