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Interim Financial Controller

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Brian Poxon

  • Contact email:

    brianpoxon@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH26798_1641820396

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Brian Poxon

My client is an award winning, international B2B enjoying rapid growth. An urgent requirement for an interim Financial Controller has arisen with responsibility for managing, leading and developing a team of 5.

This is a key appointment reporting into the Financial Director based at a prestige location in the Thames Valley.

This role is responsible for the day to day running of the finance function including management accounts preparation, cashflow forecasting and supplier negotiations. The key deliverable is managing the 10-20 projects that are running at any one time. Project value is between £500,000 to £2m and last from 6 weeks to 6 months. This role will challenge the Project Managers and Account Directors on costs and performance against budget using excel. Other tasks include managing financial controls and procedures, overseeing the month end process including P&L and Balance Sheet reviews, VAT calculations across various jurisdictions and working with third parties including auditors.

The successful candidate MUST have an events background or have worked in a business with significant project accounting (for example construction or facilities management). As this is a hands on role we require an individual who is proficient using excel and has a demonstrable track record in analysing data. Finally, you will have excellent communication skills, be able to challenge in an appropriate manner and build rapport and strong internal relationships.

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