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Financial Controller

Location

London

Salary

£300 to £400

Type

Temporary

Financial Controller | Interim | London - Hybrid | £300 - £400 per day (Inside IR35 / Umbrella)

For a well-known UK charity, we're recruiting an Interim Financial Controller for at least 6-months to manage all day-to-day financial controls and processing and will lead on the month-end processes and systems. Whilst providing expert advice on VAT and other taxes, the Interim Financial Controller will also take a lead on strengthening financial controls and systems and will lead and develop a Finance team of 3 staff.

What you'll be doing:

  • Manage, motivate, and develop a high-performing team of 3 staff (Financial Operations Lead, Finance Officer and Finance Assistant)
  • Lead all day-to-day financial controls, ledger management and processing and lead the financial support around funds management to stakeholders
  • Lead strategic oversight of the cash flow and investments
  • Provide first-class advice on all tax matters. Prepare VAT and Corporation Tax returns, maximise Gift Aid, and support HR with payroll taxes
  • Lead on annual external Audit across the Group (Charity and Trading Subsidiary) and prepare statutory financial statements - being the main point of contact with the Auditors
  • Partner with the Systems Accountant in the identification and implementation of systems changes and developments

What you'll offer us:

  • ACA, ACCA, or CIMA qualified with solid experience of managing month-end, year-end and annual audit processes
  • Strong people and process management and a track record of developing a multi-skilled finance team
  • Experience of cash-flow forecasting and treasury management
  • Charity accounting, VAT and Tax experience would be beneficial
  • Experience of developing and implementing robust financial processes and systems
  • Attention to detail, a love of people, and a heap of self-motivation!

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