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Interim Head of Group Accounts

Job description

We are proud to be partnering with a national organisation based in Sheffield as they look to recruit an Interim Financial Controller to cover a period of 3-6 months to bridge the gap until a permanent person has been appointed. The interim Financial Controller may be a career interim or it could be someone who happens to be readily available to take on the contract and would like to consider the role permanently.

They have many exciting plans for growth for the group and are keen to find an ambitious self-starter who has change management experience and keen to stamp their mark on the role.

This organisation puts their people at the heart of what they do, they are committed to offering a diverse and inclusive culture. They are fully flexible over how hours are worked around personal commitments and offer an extremely flexible approach to hybrid working.

Areas of responsibility include;

  • Lead, coach and develop the Financial Reporting team consisting of a mixture of both part and qualified accountants
  • Leading on the production of the production of the financial statements and group consolidated accounts
  • Being the lead on the internal audit, all statutory compliance for the group and the main point of contact with the external Auditors
  • Overseeing the treasury function, investments and cashflow forecasting for the group.
  • Overall responsibility for tax returns

What we're looking for;

  • A recognised accountancy qualification with a minimum of 5 years post qualified experience
  • Strong financial accounting background including experience leading year end audit processes
  • A dynamic individual used to coaching and developing a team
  • Change management experience

What's on offer;

  • £400-450 day rate
  • Flexibility over hours and hybrid working

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

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