Interim Financial Controller

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£225 - £275 per day
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Interim Financial Controller/Project Accountant– Central Bristol - £225 – 275 per day

Element Recruitment are partnering exclusively alongside a dynamic SME client to recruit an Interim Financial Controller/Project Accountant. This is very autonomous role working within a close-knit finance function partnering closely with the Finance Director through an interesting period of change.

The role

The role of Interim Finance Controller/Project Accountant will include;

  • Process improvement - Review current team processes, understand purpose, propose improvement to streamline, simplify and eradicate risk of manual error, write up and instill best practice. Examples include:
  • Chargeback process
  • Review of current processes to sense check that numbers are correct – eg Deferred income. 
  • Complete the ‘new management pack’ – by adding in the automation of cashflow and balance sheet. To also build in forecasting cash-flow and b/s.
  • Review and management of costs & overheads – understand our costs, and keep under control.
  • Introduce ‘project’ accounting – better tracking of project costs re budget and introduce monthly regular review
  • Purchase ledger process – review, improve and document.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and support for FD.

The Profile

  • Ideally qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ACA, ACMA) or equivalent experience
  • Strong Excel Skills (ability to analyse and interpret large sets of data)
  • Strong interpersonally with an ability to engage with finance/non-finance staff
  • Ideally 1-2 years experience within a similar position
  • Experience of working within a fast-paced SME environment

What’s on offer

For the successful Financial Controller this position will offer a competitive rate of between £225-275 per day. This particular position will be required for the next 6-9 months.


Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful Element Recruitment is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Element Recruitment will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.



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