Interim Financial Controller

Job Title: Interim Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London, England
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: KP1238_1568285519
Contact Name: Kishan Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working closely with a well-established publishing firm based in the heart of Central London. They are currently going through an exciting growth phase and are looking for a Interim Financial Controller to join their finance function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of eight employees
  • Recruitment as appropriate
  • Mentoring and development of team
  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Reconciliation to management accounts
  • Communication and liaison with external auditors and management of the audit process and supplementary schedules
  • Ownership of the balance sheet and review of all balance sheet reconciliations including intercompany settlement
  • Preparation and distribution of board meeting papers and schedules
  • Preparation of annual tax computations and monthly VAT returns
  • Corporation tax for UK companies
  • Liaison with PwC tax department and seeking their advice where necessary
  • Preparation, management and review of annual budget
  • Bi-annual full year forecast of business results for review by management
  • Preparation, review and interpretation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation and review of monthly statistics for management
  • Management of the preparation of yearly Title Profitability Reports, and ad-hoc Title Profitability Reports requested, including review and distribution
  • Daily cash-flow management and forecasting
  • Support senior department managers in reviewing financial performance
  • Manage and control costs across the company, challenging cost spend

Key Skills:

  • Qualified
  • Subsequent role in industry
  • Experience of media or creative industry essential
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills