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Interim Group Financial Controller

East of England, UK-wide
Competitive daily rate to be determined - likely from £1k + VAT + Expenses
Closing date
25 Nov 2022
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The Organisation

Our client is in the business of Facilities Management and consulting services. They are based in the east of England. They have a group financial controller leaving the organisation mid-January ’22 but need an interim to start asap (ideally by the end of Nov if not earlier) for approx. six months. Ideally the interim will be 4 or 5 days per week on site at the head office.

Role & Responsibilities

The Group FC will take leadership and control of a team of about 75 colleagues.

They will work in close partnership with the CFO and outgoing FC (a good handover is important); and also the programme lead for an ERP implementation.

Other specific areas of the role include:

• Continuing to embed the newly redesigned finance processes;

• Provide financial control and support across the business and group;

• Cash management, including weekly cash forecasting; and budgeting; driving working capital improvements and cost efficiencies;

• Provide financial support to the business;

• Supporting and galvanising the finance team.

The Desired Candidate

We are looking for an empathetic and team oriented leader; someone who can bring people together and ensure the finance functions operates effectively. With experience:

  • Someone who has held FC roles across relevant sectors including but not limited to: Facilities Management, construction, housing, utilities, telecoms, financial services – maybe some heavily regulated industries and/or those providing contract/corporate services;
  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA;
  • Experience in organisations with +£200/£300m turnover;
  • Empathetic leadership style and great communicator;
  • Track record of implementing finance process improvements.

It will be a competitive day rate to the candidate plus expenses to be finalised - outside IR35 (to be confirmed)

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