Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Interim Group Financial Controller


Reference: DK0112

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £300.00

Maximum Salary: £350.00

Day rate

Following an internal restructure, Heyland Recruitment have recently been engaged by our client, a large international Distribution business in the Cheshire area, as they look to appoint an experienced, qualified Group Finance Manager/Financial Controller to cover a period of 3-6 months.


Reporting to the Group Finance Director, you will take full responsibility for establishing and executing internal controls over the company’s accounting and financial procedures. This includes the production of group financial reports, maintaining an adequate system of records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

You will also take full responsibility for the Group’s cash and debt management and managing day to day relationships with the Group’s Bankers, auditors and finance houses.


Key responsibilities;


  • Leading, managing and being accountable for Group finance team members
  • Group consolidation of results, budgets and forecasts
    • Preparation of accurate and timely weekly, monthly and annual financial information including P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow
  • Treasury management
    • Manage cash flow
    • Currency hedging
  • Funding and debt management
  • Published accounts preparation across global Group
  • Tax planning and compliance in multi jurisdictions
  • Management and accounting system
    • Manage the accounting system
    • Ensure that the system is used appropriately and to its maximum benefit for the company, suggesting updates and improvements
    • Drive continuous improvement in the systems usage
  • Group audit
    • Manage the relationship with the Group’s external auditors across the global legal entities.
  • Indirect tax compliance

As the business continues to enjoy a sustained period of growth and business change, they require a technically competent, qualified finance professional who can hit the ground running has a passion for improving financial controls and identifying areas of risk and improvement.


Should you be approaching the end of your current contract or already available to start imminently, please do not hesitate to get in contact.