Interim Financial Controller

Financial Controller - Manchester, North West

Ref: 816Wednesday 27 March 2024

£65k, 12 Month FTC, Hybrid & Flexible Working

Head Quartered in Manchester, this well established Social Housing Association is looking for a Qualified Financial Controller on an Interim basis to cover for maternity leave. Paying circa £65k for a 35-hour week, hybrid & flexible working, excellent holidays. The role is for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

Working closely with the Director of Finance you will be responsible for all the delivery of a customer-focused, efficient financial service. Leading the Finance team, you will ensure a robust financial control environment by delivering financial reporting and reports to Board, and help budget holders better understand their budgets. You will look at continual improvement and innovation and be a proactive Finance leader, as the organisation redefines how they deliver solutions and services to its customers.

Key aspects 

  • Lead on the efficient delivery of:

    • Statutory and management financial reporting 
    • Recording the company’s income and expenditure using robust internal control systems. 
    • The cyclical budget and forecasting processes across the organisation providing a framework for effective financial planning aligned with the corporate business plan
    • Supporting team members to partner operations to enhance financial understanding, reporting and control.
    • Developing and maintaining financial systems and processes to maximise customer service, efficiency and ensure a robust financial control environment


  • You must be able to start on short notice
  • You will be a fully Qualified (CCAB) accountant with extensive experience of financial and management accounting, including leading on year-end and group consolidations
  • A natural leader, you will have strong people management skills to mentor and motivate the finance team
  • You will have the natural drive to improve systems, processes and procedures and have a good technical understanding of what ‘good’ looks like

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