An Interim Financial Controller is required for 3 months for a growing FMCG/Retail business based in Reading.
Reporting to the UK FD, the Interim Financial Controller will play a critical role to ensure the integrity of controls and reporting for our client during a period of systems and staffing change.
This individual will have an integral role in the company's Management reporting, Payroll, FP&A and Treasury functions. You will have the capacity to lead and improve a small team while hitting challenging reporting deadlines.
The Financial Controller will lead a small team while also being the liaison for the new FD in a full review of processes and procedures within the finance function.
This position controls the activities of operational accounting and core monthly reporting for the UK business but will also be heavily involved in an imminent change of ERP systems.
The successful Interim Financial Controller will be immediately available, a qualified (ACA, ACCA , CIMA) accountant and have at least 5 years post qualification experience alongside experience working within small/medium sized in an all-round finance role. The Interim Financial Controller will ideally have a background in businesses within the retail/FMCG/manufacturing sectors.
This position requires extensive team management and strong communication capabilities to educate finance and non-finance personnel. You must be a relationship-driven leader and will be expected to help strengthen the relationship between finance and the business. The position requires an individual who can support change and drive process improvement while also being flexible and adaptable in an evolving, fast paced work environment.
Our client is a growing UK brand with a turn-over in excess of £30 million. They are going through a major change programme to drive growth over the next 5 years and this role will be a critical support as this project begins.
Salary & Benefits
This Interim Financial Controller role will pay between £300 and £350 per day. Parking is available on site. Please note that you will need to be immediately available to be considered for this role.
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