Interim Financial Controller

Posted 9 April by Howett Thorpe Easy Apply Featured

Working in central London for this Projects based business, we are looking for an Interim Financial Controller to cover maternity leave.

Reference No: HT14610

Interim Financial Controller - About The Role

We are looking for an Interim Financial Controller that can join this PFI project based business within their Renewable Energy Projects division.

Based from the businesses central London office, in the City of London, you will be covering Maternity leave for a period of 9 Months, until the end of January 2019.

As the Interim Financial Controller, you will be focused on the management and development of a team of 7/8 staff and you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all contract compliance and documentation are in place
  • Oversee the timely delivery of the team’s activities
  • Review the Management Accounts, Monthly Audit Files, VAT Returns, CIS Returns and other reports prepared by the team
  • Provide instruction to the monthly accounting processes
  • Prepare and review Statutory Accounts
  • Provide adequate cover for all aspects of the team, ensuring continuity of project output

The successful Interim Financial Controller will be available to start in May 2018 and commit until the end of January 2019, plus you will have the following skills, experiences and qualifications:

  • Hold a full accountancy qualification with some post qualified experience (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Experience of Managing a small team
  • Strong communications skills, with the ability to influence and present to all levels of staff
  • Experience of a Projects, PFI or Renewable Energy sector would be highly desirable but not essential
  • Strong working knowledge of financial management

Interim financial Controller - Benefits

As this is a Fixed Term Contract for 9 Month, you will be working on the company’s payroll and will be entitled to pro-rata benefits including holiday allowance, Pension, Healthcare and Bonus potential.


Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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