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Interim Financial Controller - 6 to 9 month FTC

Job description

An industry leading Hospitality and events business are recruiting for a FC for a period of 6-9 months.

Reporting to the Finance Director to provide and manage all financial processes and controls, accounting, compliance and data analysis across the organisation. This role will be seen as the 'right-hand' to the Finance Director and have Group-wide responsibilities such as managing audit, consolidation and compliance.

  • This role suits an individual with the technically excellent accounting and compliance knowledge and ability to see the bigger picture when making small decisions.
  • A key priority will be involvement for the launch of a new entity. You will use your technical expertise and potentially come from a fast-moving hospitality or leisure background
  • Supporting the FD by having responsibility for financial reporting and regulatory/tax compliance of all Group companies. Performing audits and regular forecasting
  • Relentlessly identify process/business improvements and drive actions for change
  • Take a leading role in the new systems infrastructure
  • Manage and appraise all capex spend requests across all group entities
  • Accurately apply a complex structure of intercompany service agreements that have been set up as part of a recent group demerger
  • Review and sign off payroll
  • Working with other senior managers in the business to help drive and coordinate company growth, productivity and efficiencies
  • Reviewing and supporting staff development and following the relevant formal procedures such as probation reviews, one to ones and annual performance appraisals


  • Qualified accountant with a minimum of 4 years PQE (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Technically excellent accounting standards knowledge
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent Excel skills, knowledge of Power BI preferable

Please note this role requires the candidate to be in the office 5 days a week.