Role details

Interim Financial Controller - SME

London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Newly created Financial Controller role for growing entrepreneurial SME
  • Based South West London offering a high level of responsibility and autonomy

About Our Client

Based in South-West London, this role is working for a privately owned entrepreneur with several organisations operating in the retail, recruitment, property management and technology sectors.

Job Description

Reporting to the head of finance, but with a dotted line to the founder, the role will exposure you to all employees and senior stakeholders beyond the finance function. The Interim Financial Controller - SME will be responsible for:

  • All management and accounting and reporting for c.6 companies, one of which is a start up. Relatively low activity volumes but still require financial management with some exposure to 'start-up'
  • All companies are in the process of being set up on Quickbooks so exposure to this will be beneficial
  • Possible establishment of additional companies and start ups
  • Cash management across the companies
  • Intercompany loan and cross charges management
  • Managing two staff
  • Input on a wide range of ad hoc projects as required
  • Based in South West london - Easy access links on public transport, but some international travel may be required (e.g. US, Asia)

The Successful Applicant

As the Interim Financial Controller - SME, you willl have:

  • Relevant ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent accountancy qualification with post-qualification experience
  • Proven financial controller or finance manager level exposure in an SME environment
  • Experience in both the private sector and ideally the entrepreneurial environment will be highly advantageous
  • Exposure to all aspects of management and financial accounting and reporting with full balance sheet ownership
  • Can do attitude and ability to work in a fast paced, fast changing, sometimes pressured environment
  • Ability to take ownership of work and complete tasks with little supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and track record of driving efficiency

What's on Offer

Attractive day rate for 4-6 month contract in South West London, with the potential view to extend or go permanent

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