Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Interim Financial Controller


Reference: JM0042

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £35,000.00

Maximum Salary: £40,000.00

Qualifications: ACA, ACCA, CIMA

I am recruiting an Interim Financial Controller to complete a 12 month fixed term contract for a successful business based in North Wales. As the Financial Controller you will manage the day to day financial accounting operations for the business.    


Key responsibilities

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee the day to day operations of the accounting department, including the accounting operations of subsidiary companies
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • Ensure rent payable is calculated correctly and paid in a timely manner to landlords
  • Oversee and review the payroll process and ensure staff are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
  • Issue timely and complete monthly management accounts
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Provide for a system of management cost reports
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit and for the preparation of the yearend financial statements for the group including any subsidiary companies
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Comply with Companies House and HMRC reporting requirements


Education & Experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Strong technical management accounting experience
  • A commercially focused, driven individual with high levels of integrity
  • Must have an organised and structured communication style
  • Ideally someone with multi-faceted site experience