Interim Financial Controller - London

c£500-£600 Outside IR35 - Financial Controller
Ref: 523 Date Posted: Friday 20 May 2022
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Company

International Financial Services business in London now seeks to appoint an interim Financial Controller to support the business through a transaction.  You will sponsor good governance and ensure compliance with group policy and IFRS accounting standards along with owning the Group’s budgeting and forecasting cycles, balance sheet and group cash flow.  Encouraging a culture of “best in class” for your team, you will enjoy a highly visible role across the group.

 

Role

Reporting to the Finance Director you will take a lead role in developing and optimising financial reporting process for the business.  Owning the preparation of all statutory accounts the UK entities and the Group consolidated accounts, you will also manage the preparation of the year-end audits including close liaison with the auditors.  We would look for you to keep abreast of and implement technical accounting changes as they apply to the business also through involvement in multiple projects.  You will support delivery of the cashflow targets and provide meaningful and timely analysis of business performance to allow course correction.  In addition you will regularly assess the financial processes in supporting financial data preparation and assets safeguarding.

 

About You

Having ideally trained and qualified in a Big4 accountancy firm, you will demonstrate a track record of financial control in a large financial services or insurance/regulated company.  Experience of CASS would be highly advantageous With the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with critical decision making, you will naturally have high integrity and openness combined with a commitment to good governance.  A self-starter and highly motivated, you will be both energetic and industrious and be comfortable building relationships quickly.  We can offer the role initially on a 12 month fixed term contract and will consider both salaried and day rate applications.