Interim Financial Controller

Job Title: Interim Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 10/03/2019
Reference: 13995256/001_1551376320
Contact Name: Charlotte Hibbert
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2019 17:52

Job Description

  • Listed FMCG T/o £500m
  • Opportunity to lead a team of 9 bright and energetic finance professionals

Client Details

An instantly recognisable brand, my listed client has a rich history dating back to the 1800's and have world renowned and best selling brands.

The company is dynamic, progressive and continually seek to improve performance through innovation and as a result are in a period of increased growth, resulting in the business becoming a true leader in their field.

The business based in West London, they are fast paced and have managed to keep their family feel.

They require a technically strong practice trained accountant to join their growing team.


The Interim Financial Controller is part of the Group and Strategy Finance Team and you will have responsibility of the consolidated results, statutory reporting and management accounts, managing 9 people.

  • Production of group management accounts including cash flow, income statement and balance sheet
  • Assist in group budgeting process
  • Assist in the production of the year end accounts
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Senior stakeholder engagement
  • Provide strategic input to the business regarding how productivity impacts profitability
  • Commit to maximising efficiency at all levels without compromising quality
  • Develop and implement proactive solutions and cost-cutting measures
  • Present new strategies and assessments to senior stakeholders
  • Educate and persuade stakeholders to procure buy in and cooperation
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks as and when required.


The successful Interim Financial Controller will be ACA qualified with experience working on group consolidated accounts. Industry experience is also needed.

  • Self starter
  • Team player
  • Able to manage varying and challenging work loads
  • Strong communicator with the ability to challenge
  • ERP system experience
  • Team management experience
  • Outstanding communication/presentation skills, able to explain concepts concisely and accurately

Job Offer

A competitive daily rate is on offer

FMCG - Consumer Goods