Interim Financial Controller


Ref: NBO51493

Temporary & Contract
Central London / Remote
£85,000 - £95,000, depending on experience

Our client is a household name, omni-channel retailer with a strong brand, loyal customer base and high-quality management team. With UK, US and broader international operations, the business has achieved significant growth over the last 3 years and continues to go from strength to strength. Today the business has 1000 employees in the UK, revenues approaching £400m and is debt free. Due to a maternity leave, an excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Financial Controller to lead, manage and develop the Finance team. Starting in the next few weeks, this is likely to be a 6-9 month assignment.


  • Reporting to the Finance Director, the successful candidate will lead, manage and develop financial accounts, accounts payable and receivable teams whilst ensuring processes run efficiently and outputs are accurate. 
  • You will ensure that there are sufficient and appropriate controls in place over the production of management accounts and the payment of suppliers. 
  • As part of the finance leadership team, you will play a key role in making finance a great place to work and help drive the future growth of the business. 
  • An interest in process improvement and driving projects is key as well as gravitas to influence around the wider business to ensure the implications of commercial decisions are understood from an accounting and control perspective.


The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) with relevant post qualified experience. Team management skills are essential and industry experience is advantageous.

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Nikki Bowring: quoting reference NBO51493.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see

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