Interim Financial Controller - Birmingham - £50-60k - 6 months

Burman Consulting
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is an international business based in prestigious offices in Birmingham City Centre within easy walking distance of New St, Moor St and Snowhill stations. They are currently looking to make a interim appointment to support the Head of Finance.

You will be capable of leading a team of client accountants who provide accounting services to their corporate clients as well delivering project based work.

The Role

  • Managing Client Reporting teams to deliver monthly and quarterly reporting to meet the clients’ accounting needs.
  • Ensuring service levels and other targets agreed with clients are met, monitoring key performance indicators and reporting on a regular basis in accordance with client and departmental requirements.
  • Ensuring all statutory, legislative and internal process requirements are met.
  • Oversee recruitment, retention and career development of employees to develop committed, high performance, client focussed teams
  • Develop, implement and continuously improve processes and procedures to ensure service delivery standards for internal and external clients are met
  • Project work to resolve historical issues and enhance systems.
  • Support colleagues in tenders for new work including the pricing of instructions and preparation of client pitches
  • Management of existing client relationships and working to ensure the seamless integration of new client acquisitions.

The Person

  • Qualified accountant, ideally with some post qualification experience.
  • Strong financial accounting awareness with good knowledge of a transactional or shared service style operating environment.
  • Experience of legal / real estate / facilities management business or working for a client with substantial property interests.
  • Knowledge of client accounting.
  • Strong communication skills and an effective people manager.
  • Good Excel skills ideally coupled with experience of industry related software.

The Rewards

  • Starting salary of £50 -60,000 dependent on experience
  • Bonus scheme and company pension
  • 30 Days holiday + Bank Holidays with an option to purchase additional days
  • 6 month contract
  • Prestigious city centre office location
  • Culture of internal development and promotion.

For further details and to register an interest in this role then please forward an up to date CV for immediate consideration.