Interim Financial Controller

Michael Page
05 Feb 2019
18 Feb 2019
Ryan Hirons
Contract type
Part time

An urgent requirement has arisen in a large FMCG business based in Cornwall. My client are looking for a Financial Controller to join the business on an interim basis.

Client Details

My client are a leading FMCG business that is very well known and has an excellent reputation.


This position is responsible for the running of the Finance team onsite and being a really important member of the senior management team.

As the Financial Controller you will lead, manage and develop the Finance Team onsite. You will be responsible for producing weekly / monthly profitability statements, including the appropriate commentary to highlight trends affecting the performance of the site. In addition you will ensure rigour in data recording and financial reporting in line with the Company standards and prepare and update the annual budget and periodic forecasts. Responsibilities will also include coordinating product costing to ensure that all cost elements/customer terms are current and lead to informed business decisions as well as defining profit hurdles consistent with agreed ROI and undertaking promotional evaluation and post promotion reviews.

You will prepare input to the monthly results and performance measurement including Customer profitability, undertake internal audits and maintain appropriate risk management controls, particularly with regard to working capital. You will also manage capital expenditure including investment appraisal, spend allocation to projects, classification of assets and timely capitalisation of projects as well as coordinating system implementations and improving systems.


the ideal candidate for this interim role will be fully qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) and immediately available to interview. Experience of working in an FMCG environment is highly desirable and a full driving license is essential.

My client are looking for someone with a flexible approach to work who also has excellent communication skills.

Job Offer

A highly competitive day rate is on offer