Interim Financial Controller | High Growth Food Start-Up


Interim Financial Controller | High Growth Food Start-Up

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    Interim Financial Controller - 6 Month Contract | High Growth Food Start-Up | London/Remote | Immediate Start

    We are delighted to be working with one of London's most ambitious and creative food start-ups disrupting the low-calorie snack space. Having recently gone through a transaction, the company is looking to bring in an interim financial controller to hold the fort for 6 months whilst they look to bring in a permanent controller in the next few months - for the right candidate there is also the opportunity to go temp to perm.

    The company is planning to increase revenue significantly as they continue to scale over next few months and their incredibly impressive leadership team has already implemented several new product lines this year, helping to continue to bolster sales.

    The business is incredibly values driven and prides itself on being an 'ethical snack brand' with numerous incentives that are motivated by promoting a healthy lifestyle and doing some good around the world.

    The Role

    Reporting to the CFO the Interim Financial Controller will be responsible for the end-to-end finance function covering financial control and day-to-day finance including group consolidations. The company is scaling rapidly so they are currently operating a lean team which means this role will be very hands on including month end processes, production of the monthly management accounts, and management of the outsourced accounting team.


    * Management of the month end process.
    * Responsibility for the production of monthly management accounts.
    * Creation of management reports including board reports.
    * Managing payroll for 2 UK entities.
    * Ad-hoc reporting and analysis for the CFO and CEO.
    * Managing the outsourced accountants.
    * Group consolidation work for 3 trading companies.
    * Handling Tax queries and ad-hoc troubleshooting of finance and operational questions.
    * Pulling together the audit pack ahead of the end of year audit later on this year.
    * Ad-hoc projects working closely with the leadership team.
    * Running a smooth handover process to the incoming Financial Controller.

    What we need to see (essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with 3-4+ years PQE.
    * Proven ability to hit the ground running.
    * Experience working in a start-up/small business environment.
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills.
    * Proven ability to perform under pressure.
    * Strong technical accounting skills as well as commercial skillset.
    * Commercially astute.
    * Experience working in a rapidly scaling environment.
    * Ambitious and passionate about being part of a start-up/scale-up.

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Experience using SAP Business 1 beneficial.
    * Experience of an exit

    Salary: £300-400/day (inside IR35)

    Start date: ASAP

    Please get in touch with Jack () on 0203 773 3530 for further information.

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