Interim Financial Controller - Greater Manchester

£50-55K plus benefits. 100% WFH or hybrid options. North West based offices - Private Sector - Qualified
Ref: 218 Date Posted: Wednesday 01 Sep 2021
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This International SME, with operations in countries across the globe, is looking for an Interim Financial Controller for 3-6 months to backfill an internal promotion. Paying £50-55K with full WFH or Hybrid office if required, this is a great all-round financial controller role that comes with tax, treasury/fx, and international exposure to board-level reporting.


Reporting to the Finance Director, the Financial Controller will be responsible for and have oversight over a small team of 4-5 pulling together the monthly reporting from the operations, planning and leading the year-end and statutory audit, treasury management, FX, and tax.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Oversee the planning & production of the annual statutory accounts
  • Oversee the month-end close down and subsequent board reports.
  • Ensure the consolidated global management accounts pack is pulled together and any variances/commentary for the SLT
  • Supervise the quarterly VAT return
  • Preparation of the annual budget & forecast  for the group
  • Treasury management, foreign currency solutions
  • Cashflow forecasting – long and short term and developing cashflow models
  • Oversee any ex-pat tax issues that may arise.


  • You must be a fully qualified accountant, ideally from a practice, technical background with experience of year-end accounts and audit oversight.
  • International exposure from working in a global environment would be beneficial as is an understanding of VAT/Tax & treasury (FX).
  • You must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be used to reporting at SMT/SLT level.
  • This is a 3 to 6 month contract, which could extend or go permanent (but not guaranteed), paying £50-55K, with flexible working, excellent holidays, pension etc. You will be able to start on immediate or short notice.