An Interim Financial Controller is needed to lead the Accounting & Finance department in a engineering firm based in Bristol. The ideal candidate should be able to manage a finance function, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget/ forecasts preparation and management senior stakeholder relationships.

Client Details

Our client is a renowned engineering firm, employing a team of over 300 dedicated professionals. Known for its commitment to excellence, the company has a substantial portfolio of projects delivered across the UK.


  • Oversee all aspects of the finance function including invoicing, budgeting, and financial reporting.
  • Lead the operational finance function and set the standards for financial management in the business as a key member of the senior leadership team.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, and report variances.
  • Provide regular cash-flow forecasts with which build from actual position and reflect planned business activity.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate rates to be used for pricing and project costing.
  • Manage and track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement.
  • Evaluate, implement, and maintain appropriate reporting systems, processes and controls to manage the finances of projects and of the business as a whole.


The successful Interim Financial Controller should have:

  • An experienced Financial Controller, ideally with substantial PQE leading in Finance teams.
  • Experience in project-based industries is highly desirable.
  • Hold a CCAB accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA).
  • A team player who can communicate with non-financial colleagues.
  • Strong MS Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of project financing solutions would b advantageous.

Job Offer

  • An estimated daily salary range of £400 – £500 (inside of IR35)
  • The opportunity to work in a thriving engineering industry in Bristol.
  • A supportive and professional working environment.
  • Flexible working hours (2 days per week minimum commitment in the office)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Interim Financial Controller to contribute our clients growth and success in Bristol. We look forward to receiving your application.

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