Interim Group Financial Controller

Salary: £550 – 750 per day

Location: Remote working

Type: Full-Time

Reference: JOW2000

Our client is a rapidly growing, PE backed technology business with an impressive, blue-chip client base. They are now seeking an Interim Group Financial Controller who can support an international group, with turnover exceeding £200m. You will manage a large finance function including transactional finance and Divisional Controllers. You will provide leadership on the day-to-day operations and be accountable for reporting, control, cash and compliance across all group companies. It is essential that you are comfortable working at pace in a business going through significant change. You must be available at short notice. You are able to work in any of the hubs across the UK, or remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Management of the central accounting teams and Divisional Controllers, plus the wider finance function – Total team of 13 staff.
  • Review and control of group and regional management reporting, tax and treasury compliance
  • Work with external advisers, treasury, taxation, procurement, HR, IT
  • Supporting transformation and process improvement, ensuring policy and procedures are appropriate
  • Ensuring the team have clear objectives to partner the business and deliver robust reporting and strong financial management
  • Control all accounting for the Business, and month-end close process
  • Consolidate and compile reporting for MD, GFD, CFO on period
  • Ensure compliance of all accounting standards, internal controls, policies and practices.
  • Ensure accurate and consistent posting of Jnls, and track KPI’s

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant with strong academics
  • Hands-on knowledge of finance processes and a great idea of what “excellent” looks like.
  • A track record of successfully leading a large team in a complex international growth business
  • Experience of integrations and change management
  • Strong IT skills and previous experience of systems upgrades or implementations

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