Interim Group Financial Controller

  • Temporary
  • West Midlands
  • £800 - £1000 per day + outside IR35

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Interim Group Financial Controller to join our sizeable service-based business, headquartered in the West Midlands. With nationally and internationally based divisions, this role offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact within a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Reporting directly to the Chief Finance Officer, the role will serve as the primary point of contact for all key technical accounting queries and ensure compliance with IFRS standards. The successful candidate will identify areas for improvement in controls and processes, driving efficiency and accuracy across the organisation.

Location: West Midlands (2 days pw onsite)

Contract length: 6 months +

Candidate Rate: £800-£1000 per day (outside IR35)

Start Date: April

Key Responsibilities of the Interim Group Financial Controller

  • Responsible for the month-end processes and reporting, the integrity of the balance sheet and all GL journals
  • Review current processes and procedures of the current finance function
  • Provide advice, guidance and solutions to areas of weakness, including poor practice and manual processes
  • Liaise with stakeholders across the business to ensure processes are fit for purpose
  • Provide training and professional development of existing and new finance staff
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting, cash flow, forecasts and KPIs
  • Yearend processing, managing the yearend audit and statutory accounts
  • Review and develop controls, policies, systems and audit process
  • Dealing with intercompany accounts, reviewing VAT and intrastat returns

Essential Requirements of the Interim Group Financial Controller

  • ACA or ACCA qualification is highly desirable
  • Previous experience in an Audit role within a top-10 accounting firm is essential
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and familiarity with IFRS standards
  • Proven track record of implementing and enhancing financial controls and processes
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels

We are committed to encouraging and celebrating applicants from different backgrounds, whatever their gender, ethnicity, race, religion, education, socioeconomic background, disability or sexual orientation to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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