Interim Financial Controller

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 13 days ago
Contact Justin Friend
Job Ref JF220_1501757757

Job Description


I am looking for an Interim Financial Controller for a 6 month contract in Belfast. The successful candidate will have a track record in implementing strong financial controls and will be responsible provision of efficient, effective and focused accounting service to the organisation.

Main Duties:

  • Manage the finance team, ensuring all staff comply with all policies and procedures and with regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Represent the Finance department in meetings and on projects
  • Assist with audit and risk management processes
  • Regular review of finance systems and update procedures
  • Regularly evaluate service provision and take the lead in identifying and implementing process, system and procedure improvements in accounting services
  • Take the lead in the preparation of the Annual Accounts
  • Lead the annual year-end audit process for the organisation
  • Take the lead in the production of annual financial statements
  • Co-ordinate and monitor monthly balance sheet and bank account reconciliations ensuring they are prepared on time and to a high standard
  • Establish month end routines to support the production of timely & accurate management accounts.
  • Assist with the preparation of Group budgets and forecasts including cash forecasting
  • Ensure the effective management and control of cash balances
  • Contribute as required to the evaluation /integration of new businesses and opportunities

Key Skills:

  • CCAB Qualified Accountant
  • Experience of managing staff and evidence of reporting directly to Senior Management/Board
  • Excellent Financial Systems understanding
  • Valid driving licence and access to a vehicle