Role details

Finance Manager / Financial Controller

London   •   £45,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Finance Manager / Financial Controller ambitious Newly Qualified Accountant
  • FastTrack 100 Retail Business in London

About Our Client

My client is a very unique Retail business who has grown significantly and quickly since its founding. They are looking for an individual with inquisitive and individual flare to come on board in a role that eschews the stereotypical image of an accountant. The candidate will be responsible for getting involved with all aspects and teams of the business, working in a fast paced and stimulating environment whereby the confidence to offer your own opinions and creative solutions. This role would be great for an ambitious qualified accountant who is looking for a new challenge and wants to be a key driving force in growing and exciting company.

Job Description

As a relatively new role in a small, rapidly growing business the successful candidate must be experienced in all aspects of financial and management accounting, preparing and presenting key analytics and bringing financial discipline to all aspects of the business.


  • Running the financial system for the business, including maintaining the information in the system, ensuring all ledgers are reconciled and correct weekly and monthly management reporting is carried out.
  • Managing the Purchase and Sales Ledgers to ensure suppliers are paid and cash is collected in a timely way.
  • Stock Management including Purchase Orders and ensuring Sales Orders are correct
  • Sales and Margin Analysis
  • Cost control, overhead and expense management
  • Pricing, costing and margin management
  • Budget and Forecast Preparation
  • Management and Financial Accounting in commercial environment

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Qualified CIMA, ACA, ACCA (or overseas equivalent)
  • Proven track record in analysing business performance in a commercial business - Retail preferred but not a necessity
  • 5 years' experience in a commercial financial roles
  • Worked closely with other areas of the business, not just Finance Team.
  • Proven strong analytical skills, ability to interpret data and advanced spreadsheet capability
  • Good communication skills, both through verbal and through presentation of analytics
  • In depth knowledge of Excel and small business financial systems
  • Ability to think on feet and produce creative solutions

What's on Offer

  • £45,000 to £50,000
  • 10% Bonus
  • Located in Central London
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Creative environment with high performing peers

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