Interim Financial Controller

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Public Sector Body

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 10/06/2022

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £500 - £550 per day


A non-departmental public body is looking for an Interim Financial Controller to start to cover a period while a permanent replacement is underway. They are looking for a candidate who can start ASAP and used to stepping in to organisations with little/no handover and hitting the ground running. Public sector experience is essential due to the urgent nature of this role.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of statutory and regulatory reporting for the NDPB and its subsidiary companies ensuring the highest quality with an efficient process.
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with a robust system of Financial internal controls and ensure accuracy of the recording of accurate financial transactions within the systems.
  • Head up the Reporting & Control team responsible for financial accounting, the annual report & accounts, invoice and award payments and the finance system
  • Supporting ongoing improvement programmes
  • Relationship management with internal and external auditors


  • ACA/CIMA/CIPFA/ACCA professional qualified accountant
  • Public Sector experience
  • Experience of reporting under IFRS, Government Financial Reporting Manual (FReM) and Charity SORP
  • Proven ability to adopt and apply project management principles and work within set parameters to deliver key objectives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Management of people experience
  • NetSuite experience desireable

The role is inside IR35 and will be paying circa £500 – £550 per day via umbrella.

Register Interest

Louise Chambers

33 King Street, St. James’s,
London, SW1Y 6RJ

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