Interim Financial Controller

Manchester, UK
05 Aug 2019
10 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Financial Controller - Technology
£400 - £500 per day
South Manchester

Finatal are currently working with an exciting Private Equity-backed technology business based in South Manchester, who are seeking a strong and time-served Interim Financial Controller to drive forward the financial rejuvenation of the business, and develop forecasting tools to be able to comply with newly set covenants. As the business has recently taken on investment, there is now a much greater focus than previously on covenant and cash forecasting in order to meet the reporting requirements of the new PE backers.

Reporting directly to the CFO, your role will be to drive the forecasting of the business, as well as leading on the board reporting requirements, with oversight of a team of 7. The role will also involve implementation and management of a new, market leading ERP system, deriving the reporting improvements required by the business at this exciting stage of its development.

This is an interim role, to work towards fully implementing and automating the new ERP systems, along with the high standard of reporting requirements, in order to prepare the business for the strong growth planned.

What you will be doing:
  • Create and manage cash and covenant forecasts, working closely with the Private Equity backers to ensure all reporting requirements are met
  • Oversight and review of the production of all statutory financial reporting, prior to CFO sign-off
  • Full responsibility for the budgeting process, including presentation and translation to the Board
  • Implementation and ownership of the business' new ERP system, deriving reporting and Management Information improvements on an ongoing basis
  • Management of a team of 7 qualified accountants

About you:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Previous experience implementing new ERP systems is essential
  • Budgeting and experience with covenant forecasting is essential
  • Experience within a PE-backed, or high growth business is desirable
  • Previous experience within the technology industry is desirable

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