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Deputy Financial Controller

Hays A&F
England, London
£850.0 - £950.0 per annum + £850-950 PAYE day rate
Closing date
Mar 1, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Public Administration & Regulation
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification

Job Details

Your new company
A large government regulator is seeking an interim Deputy Financial Controller to join the team ASAP. With London headquarters in Stratford, they are offering a hybrid arrangement with 2 days in the office each week. The role would be for 6 months initially, with scope to extend.
Your new role
You would join the Central Finance team in Finance Operations. Working alongside the Financial Controller, your responsibilities would include;

  • Financial accounting and statutory reporting (under UK-adopted IFRS)
  • Tax (VAT, PSA and corporation tax)
  • Leading on the production of the Annual Report, including Pensions and Accounts Direction
  • Acting as the principal point of contact with the Auditors (National Audit Office)
  • Ensuring the organisation is fully compliant in all aspects of taxation, working alongside the Financial Controller in the management and relationship of external tax advisors and HMRC
  • Ensuring the integrity of the general ledger and balance sheet
  • Supporting all treasury activities, including responsibility for cash flow forecasting
  • Supporting all central accounting including fixed assets and defined benefit pension

What you\'ll need to succeed - Essential

  • Must be immediately available, or with a short notice period
  • Must have the Right to Work in UK
  • Must be a fully Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent)
  • Must have audit experience
  • Must have a good working knowledge of what IT systems can deliver
  • Must be established as a trusted advisor on complex technical accounting issues
  • Must be a strong communicator, able to present information both written and verbally
  • Must have demonstrable, strong technical ability and stakeholder management

What you\'ll need to succeed - Desirable

  • Experience working with Workday
  • Experience with partial exemption VAT and PAYE Settlement Agreements (PSA) desirable
  • Experience of applying relevant accounting standards in regard to intangible assets and lease accounting

What you\'ll get in return

  • Flexible working options available
  • £850-950 PAYE per day
  • The opportunity for a long interim role at an exciting government regulator

What you need to do now
If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' or email an up-to-date copy of your CV in Word format. Please get in touch ASAP, interviews as soon as next week!
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