Financial Controller - Interim
Home Based
£225 - £250 per day or FTC £60,000


Venture capital backed global leading manufacturing company involved with Infection Prevention and Control within the healthcare industry. Reporting to the CEO, the FC will assume a hands-on role in running the finance department. The FC will have broad experience and be capable of managing diverse duties within finance operations. Exposure to private equity/VC-backed businesses would be beneficial, as would experience of manufacturing.


  • Fully qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CMGA, ACA, CA) with financial controller experience in a sole charge role
  • Proven experience in maintaining and optimising robust financial systems and processes.
  • Excellent IT skills (proficiency with Xero, Salesforce, Excel, etc).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to persuade and influence.
  • Committed, enthusiastic and able to use initiative to drive the business forward.
  • Excellent written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Highly organised with the proven ability to manage multiple priorities with ease.
  • Experience in Excel modelling of strategic business scenarios is a plus.

Responsibilities include:

Financial Information

  • Oversee the issuance of all financial information.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and cashflow forecasts.
  • Submit VAT and other tax returns.
  • Report financial results and KPI metrics to the senior management team.



  • Maintain strong relations with all members of the management team.
  • Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies (US entity).
  • Oversee the company's transaction processing systems.
  • Contribute financial information to tendering processes, distribution and partnership agreements.



  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts.
  • Manage UK and US bank accounts and action drawdowns.
  • Authorise payments.



  • Oversee weekly and monthly payroll.
  • Manage pension scheme.
  • Submit payroll reports to HMRC.



  • Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives.
  • Develop financial and tax strategies.
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes.
  • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction.


Risk Management

  • Construct and monitor reliable financial control systems.
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations.


Third Parties

  • Maintain banking, legal and supplier relationships.

Process ordering and duty/import