Interim Group Financial Controller

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£70,000 - £80,000
03 Jun 2021
01 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

My well-known Manchester based client are looking to appoint a Group Financial Controller on a 12-month fixed term contract. As a company which donates 10% of annual profits to local good causes, my client is a huge investor in their people offering agile working, enhanced pension scheme, 25 days holiday with the option to buy & sell, as well as volunteering days.

Working alongside a number of high calibre colleagues, we are looking for an individual to drive results through a focus on improving existing and future state operations, systems, and processes. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling automated financial processes, this role is an important partner and advisor to the business.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Cash forecasting across the group, on a weekly and monthly basis. Presentation of cash forecasting, highlighting any issues and advice to CFO.
  • Preparation and responsibility for statutory and non-statutory reporting including statutory consolidations as required across the Group.
  • Prepare ad hoc modelling/analysis as required to insightful financial analysis for the senior leadership team.
  • Management of annual audit process, key contact for external auditors.
  • Responsibility for complex accounting transactions across the Group, ensuring alignment with accounting standards.
  • Ensuring robust financial controls across the Group.
  • Responsible for the development of a team of two.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant, ideally with group accounting and consolidation experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to present and communicate financial information clearly and effectively.
  • Effective analytical and complex problem solving.
  • A 'can-do’ attitude and be able to step up to the challenges of working in a fast paced, dynamic and developing business.
  • Excellent communication skills to establish credibility and influence at all levels.