Interim Group Financial Controller

Recruiter
Finatal
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£650 per day
Posted
03 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Ref
DM3593
Position/Level
Senior Management
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Sector
Other
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

I am working with a CFO of a large cap private equity-backed business that is in need of an Interim Group Financial. You will have extensive experience working as a Group Financial Controller and driving change from a group level.

Purpose:

  • Key member of the senior finance team in the business
  • Key relationship holder for banks, accounting and tax advisers, auditors and legal advisers
  • Ownership of tax, treasury, financial accounting, cash management and banking / financing 
  • Ownership of external audit set up for the group
  • Helping to shape and drive the agenda for finance
  • Deputising for CFO when required

Scope:

  • Working closely with Group CFO and with significant exposure to PE house, board of directors and banks
  • To lead set up of cash management and forecasting across the business
  • Take accountability for day to day dealings with lending banks including reporting, covenants and management of revolving credit facility
  • Ownership of accounting and controls for head office companies
  • Lead consolidation of group accounts and strong input into planning of consolidation activities in new SAP system
  • Implement initial group accounting policies
  • Work with the business finance teams to design new approach to controls
  • Key role in appointment of auditors and planning for audit

To apply you must be:

  • Immediately available
  • ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualified
  • Ideally a serial interim with experience in ‘gap management roles’
  • Experience of working in a PE backed business ideal
  • Have driven working capital from a group level

Duration: 6 months+

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