Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Interim Financial Controller


Reference: JM0057

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £300.00

Maximum Salary: £325.00

daily rate

I am recruiting an Interim Financial Controller to complete a 3-6-month project for a global manufacturing business based in Wrexham.  


You will be responsible for maintaining financial policies and management information systems, as well as providing a high-quality support service by liaising with management colleagues on all aspects of finance. The role combines accounting skills with business management skills.


You will analyse business performance and advise on how to pre-empt problems, adapt to changing circumstances and improve value.  Managing and reducing operational and production costs and implementing newer more effective strategies.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare periodic financial statements. Including (but not limited to); profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flow, variance analysis and financial commentaries
  • Provide a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions
  • Ensure spend is kept in line with forecasts and budgets
  • Inform key strategic decisions and formulate business strategy
  • Advise on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions
  • Analyse financial performance and contribute to medium- and long-term business plans
  • Negotiate on major projects, loans and grants
  • Offer professional judgement on financial matters and advise on ways of improving business performance
  • Communicate relevant financial information to non-financial managers
  • Liaise with other function managers on financial decisions
  • Monitor and evaluate financial information systems and suggest improvements where needed
  • Chair the quarterly and annual budget meeting to present the projected position of the business against forecast
  • Review CAPEX requirements in terms of meeting agreed objectives (cost and performance)
  • Report of business and finance department KPI’s
  • Control and review of accounting systems and provide suggestion for improvement
  • Any other financial duties as required


Skills/ Knowledge Requirements:  

  • CIMA/ACCA Qualified
  • Significant experience working as a Financial Controller (preferably in a global Manufacturing environment)
  • Exceptional numerical and commercial interpretation and forecasting
  • High degree of computational analysis
  • Strong problem-solving ability with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • High level of leadership and decision making
  • Able to motivate, Influence and train people
  • Ability to interact with Management at all levels
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal & written communication skills      


The ideal candidate will need to be readily available for work and have worked in a similar r role previously.  You must be CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified and have worked within a global manufacturing environment previously.