Interim FC (6 month) - Near Exeter or can be based in Coventry

Nils Lloyd-Penny
Date Posted
14 Sep 2022
Work Type
Full Time
When available
6 Month(s)
£65,000 to £75,000 negotiable

Interim Financial Controller (6 months) for Construction company based near Exeter

Multi-site construction company. Turnover is circa £60m and is set to grow over coming years. Employee numbers total 150 at present but also use large sub-contractor base. Role can be based either in Midlands or the South-West.

The role reports directly to the Finance Director but there is regular contact with other members of the Senior Management Team.

Salary: £65-£75k depending on relevant experience

  • Improve financial processes and controls to increase efficiency and output of finance function
  • Hands-on approach to preparation of financial and other reports with major focus on reduction of current reporting cycles
  • Improve accuracy, content & relevance of management reporting
  • Develop KPI’s to monitor & improve operational performance
  • Improve existing ERP systems
  • Work closely with non-finance personnel to drive business performance
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Oversee credit control
  • Comparison of actual versus budgeted performance & highlight any areas for improvement
  • Ability to have immediate impact on the business
  • Development & mentoring of finance staff
  • Liaise with banks and other funders
  • There may be an element of some travel to different operational sites to gain full understanding of operations
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
  • Strong ERP skills and MS Products (Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in senior finance role
  • Good communicator, both verbally & in writing
  • Positive, can-do attitude with demonstrable experience of improving & developing systems and processes and positively impacting bottom line
  • Preference given to candidates from construction, engineering, manufacturing backgrounds
   This Vacancy
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Role: Interim FC (6 month)
Location: Near Exeter or can be based in Coventry