Our client is a private equity backed B2B technology services business with a turnover of £70m. The group have been through an acquisitive period and are now focussing on centralising and focussing head office operations and require an interim to assist the Group Financial Controller and CFO at their London head office.

The main focus of the role will be to deliver ‘business as usual’ requirements of a group accounting function for a relatively new Head office group of companies. They will join the Group CFO and Group FC in a small and high performing team to deliver a large portion of the current daily, weekly and monthly requirements of the group management accounting function.

The expected duties would include, but are not limited to:

· Preparation and consolidation of monthly MI packs, building relationships with local finance teams, to enable you to have an understanding and question any non-normal items

· Daily cash monitoring and weekly cash reporting of individual subsidiaries and weekly consolidation

· Monthly update of individual and consolidated 13 week rolling cash forecast including preparation of commentary

· Weekly forecasting and reporting of trading entities

· Monitor and report against progress of the integration plan

· Purchase ledger for Group expenses including monthly preparation of payment run

· Responsible for the nominal ledgers of 5 Group companies including preparation and posting of journals and all balance sheet reconciliations

· Responsible for Monthly Group VAT return

· Assist, where directed, in all other company tax requirements for both Corporation and Personnel tax reporting

· Responsible for Inter-company reconciliations and agreement between the entities including the introduction of process to report, agree and monthly settlement of inter-company trade

· Assist in the Budget process for 2014 including co-ordination across the group & consolidation delivering P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash- flow

· Preparation for year-end audit including development of subsidiary reporting schedules for year-end & statutory accounts

· Assist CFO and Group FC with other ad-hoc duties or projects as required

The interim candidate will be a qualified (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) accountant with experience of both financial and management accounts. The position requires a confident individual who can work under pressure to tight deadlines and is driven to demonstrate added value. Accuracy and the ability to present data in a clear and structured manner is vital. The candidate must be able to demonstrate broad accounting experience and commercial acumen.


Email candidates@equityinterim.com.