Interim Financial Controller

Job Title: Interim Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £350 - £425 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH79492
Contact Name: Ryan Burrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2020 11:32

Job Description

We at Handle are currently working with one of the UK's fastest growing start-ups assisting them with their search for a qualified Interim Financial Controller. They require someone to take on their role at short notice and remain in the position until they secure a permanent hire, they are anticipating this being for circa 5 months.

Working closely with the senior leadership team and reporting into the CFO your duties would include:

  • Manage monthly management accounts process, including variance analysis, reporting and reconciliations
  • Prepare the statutory accounts and manage tax compliance
  • Document our processes and develop our control framework, evaluating and managing risk
  • Coordinate our Audit process
  • Drive process improvements with a focus on efficiency through automation whether this means process change using excel/Xero, implementing new add-on software or working with our product team to build internal software
  • Setup of our international entities and manage their compliance
  • Be responsible for our AP process
  • Support the Head of Business Operations and Founders with budget forecast and cash flow forecast analysis
  • Develop a culture of partnering across the business

All applicants MUST be full qualified accountants (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) and have worked in a managerial role within a fast paced business previously. Those with professional services experience will be looked on more kindly.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.