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Interim Financial Controller

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted 27 days ago

A leading education establishment based in Leeds needs an Interim Financial Controller for an initial 6 month Fixed Term Contract, starting asap in July 2021.

The role will report into the Director of Finance and will initially focus on leading the year end process and liaising with auditors.

Other responsibilities will include:
*To maintain and develop the group financial regulations, policies and procedures so that they fulfil statutory and regulatory obligations
*Overseeing compliance with the internal control framework: to ensure that all income and expenditure - capital and revenue - is properly controlled with the provision of appropriate professional advice
*To be the lead risk management officer and the lead officer for financial transaction processing
*To manage the operation of financial systems to ensure there is effective control over the group's assets and liabilities, which includes general ledger, sales ledger, purchase ledger, cash receipts and payments, bank accounts, debt recovery and credit control, and the payroll interface
*To prepare the Annual Report and Financial Statements
*To be responsible for all tax arrangements for the group; prepare VAT and Corporation Tax returns on behalf of the Corporation and its trading subsidiaries
*Manage teams of the Payroll and Financial Accounts.

To be considered you must be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA) and have a proven record of delivering a successful statutory accounts process, ideally but not essentially, within a public sector or charity sector.

This is a great opportunity to work with a brilliant team but please only apply if you have the relevant skills and experience and you can start asap in July.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.