Interim Head of Finance

Job Title: Interim Head of Finance
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 months
REF: KP2133_1565201276
Contact Name: Kishan Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working closely with a global transportation firm who are in search for an Interim Head of Finance individual to head up their London site.

The Role:

  • Oversee a team of qualified and part-qualified management accountants, plus the payroll department.
  • Primary liaison with the Shared Service Centre, with quarterly review meetings.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts with input from across the business.
  • Creation of periodic finance board reporting, KPIs, and operational MI.
  • Prepare annual budgeting, 10-year business planning, and quarterly reforecasting
  • Implementation of revised accounting standards and statutory requirements, with creation of robust financial policies and controls.
  • Lead annual external audit process, statutory accounts preparations, and corporation tax calculations working with external advisors as appropriate.
  • Actively monitor key projects against expectations and advise on relevant financial aspects.

The Candidate:

  • Qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with staff management experience is essential.
  • Must have thorough appreciation of the needs of internal and external stakeholders, coupled with the ability to identify areas for improvement and implement effective action plans.
  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff. Able to provide clear and concise feedback and guidance to promote staff confidence in decision making.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information with a strong understanding of key business drivers.
  • Experience working in multi-site and people based business is desirable