Interim Financial Controller

Employer
Hays A&F
Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Closes
Sep 18, 2019
Ref
3671348
Contact
Lorna Wilson
Job Role
Controller
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

I am currently recruiting working with a PE backed online platform which is disrupting the tech space. They boast a team of bright and talented people from all over the world, who work together to get things done while priding themselves on a basis of productivity. They are looking to appoint an interim Finance Manager to join them for an initial six month basis. This role is perfect for a technical detail orientated qualified accountant who is keen to apply her/his skills in fast-growing fintech scale-up. The nature of their business and complexities of their capital

  • You will take ownership of the of the technical ownership of accounting principles and policies based on UK GAAP, Consolidation of accounting reports and record across multiple entities.
  • Take ownership of monthly accounting closure of the books of the company with a focus on timely and accurate reporting.
  • Lead the annual closure of the books of the company including the production of supporting schedules and journal entries, including consolidations as and where applicable.
  • Management of accounting and financial systems including expense controls, payroll (with HR), invoicing (with operations), bookkeeping records, accounting records and supporting systems.
  • Analyse variance in financial reporting in order to check for discrepancies, explain variances, and aid business decision making.
  • Budgetary control over expenses, including working with line management (sales, operations, risk and other department heads) in terms of costs control and spending.

They are looking to appoint a The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, a high level of accuracy in his/her work, be able to work calmly under deadline pressures (month-end, year-end, budget), be able to work cross-functionally in a team environment, and work independently with self-direction.

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