Interim Financial Controller

Location
Leicestershire
Salary
£400 - £500 per day + Expenses
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Ref
HBI-2037
Contact
Will Malcolm
Category
Finance
Contract Type
Contract
Role: Interim Financial Controller
Location: Leicester
Day Rate: £400-£500/Day

Our client is one of the market leaders within the Food Manufacturing industry, and due to a restructuring within their business, they are looking for an interim Financial Controller to manage their finance department.

You will be fully responsible for managing the day to day accounts function across this business. In addition you will be required to support the board in potential M+A opportunities, managing aspects of the property portfolio as well as helping in the roll out a new planned IT system.
The role will include:
* Ensuring that the monthly and weekly accounts accurately reflect the underlying performance of the business and are completed within the timetables as set. Actively drive improvements in reporting in both accuracy and timeliness.
* Ensuring monthly accounts show minimal variations to the weekly accounts and, where those exist; they are clearly identified and communicated to the Finance Director.
* Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities. Manage the company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems. Develop external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organizations such as the Inland Revenue
* Proactively supporting the business teams by providing weekly and monthly management accounting information that is both timely and relevant. Ensuring those teams clearly understand the information.
* Managing cash in accordance with group guidelines and targets achieved where set.
* Assisting the Finance Director in the preparation of budgets and forecasts. Research and report on factors influencing business performance. Develop financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk.
* Responsible for the training and development of individuals within the area to ensure that individuals have the necessary skills to achieve their role accountabilities identifying those worthy of progression and mentoring them accordingly.
Ideally you will be a Qualified Accountant with at least 4-5 years post qualification experience ideally in a fresh food, distribution or fast paced manufacturing environment with experience of dealing with the major retailers.

Get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs and also to find out more about our fresh produce recruitment and food recruitment services.

Jacob Harwood
Head of Interim Recruitment
07867 555697
jacob@hendbrown.com

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