Interim Financial Controller
- Equity FC
- London (hybrid)
- To c. £600 per day
- 02 Feb 2023
- 09 Feb 2023
- Job Title
- Financial Controller
- Media / Entertainment
- Experience Levels
- Qualified Accountant
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Our client is an exceptionally high growth media group which manages an extensive number of long-term projects. They have developed a niche offering and customer base in international markets. They are looking for an Interim Finance Controller during a period of exceptionally high growth and change, to support an experienced CFO. The contract is likely to be an FTC of 6 months to a year, with a strong possibility of going permanent.
- The finance department is very much in its infancy with the accounts being prepared by an external accounting firm.
- You will be creating the future team as well as getting the management accounts resolved will be the introduction of a purchase ledger function under the direct control of finance.
- Production of management reporting packs
- Preparation and/or review of management account commentaries
- Production of statutory accounts, ensuring Audit readiness
- Driving improvements to reporting, development of content
- Preparation of budgets and forecasts, including cash flow
- Oversight of balance sheet control, including timely reconciliations
- Accounting for projects on an individual basis (able to manage high volumes).
- There are typically running to around 14 months and can be at various stages, they are subject to stage payments
- Able to introduce and manage processes within the organisation to ensure that accounts and forecasts can be produced on a timely and accurate basis.
- Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
- Extensive experience of management accounts preparation and review
- Strong organisation and project management skills
- Accuracy and able to manage a large number of projects concurrently
- Specifically experience of project management and WIP
- Ideally you would have production accounting experience
- Hands on, with experience of Xero
To c. £600 per day (likely FTC 6 months plus)
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