Role details

Financial Controller

Borehamwood   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Controller
  • FMCG

About Our Client

CHICCO is a world specialist brand in the baby care sector and the most important brand of the ARTSANA Group, Italian healthcare and baby care company with over 60 years of experience.

Over the years CHICCO, ARTSANA's main brand has achieved a high level of specialisation and continues to offer innovative solutions studied in every detail to accompany babies through growth: from pushchairs to highchairs, from baby cribs to toys, toiletries, diapers, apparel, shoes, etc. CHICCO positions itself as the parents' coach offering smart and expert solutions and answering to parents and babies' needs.

ARTSANA GROUP is present in more than 110 countries in the world through branches and distributors and achieve around 1.5 billion euros turnover, employs more than 6,000 people all over the world. ARTSANA GROUP operated 2 main activities (Baby Care - Health & Beauty Care) and has 3 main jobs (Producer, Distributor and Retailer)

The UK branch of ARTSANA GROUP (ARTSANA UK Ltd) has the mission to distribute products provided by ARTSANA GROUP in the UK & EIRE markets

ARSTANA UK is integrated in ARTSANA GROUP's region 2 (North West Europe) including France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands & Ireland. The goal of this integration is to share successful experiences, bring closer the branches of the parent Italian company and bring credibility and synergies to the CHICCO Brand

ARTSANA UK is one of the leaders in Toys and Nursery UK and Eire markets through a range of successful products (Strollers, Highchairs, baby crib, infant and pre-school toys, etc.) and has witnessed positive growth (double digit) in the past 2 years.

Job Description

  • As the Financial Controller you will be responsible for the preparation of the annual financial budgets and monthly flexed budgets
  • Business partnering with key internal stakeholders
  • Preparing the monthly management accounts and reporting pack
  • Developing the financial reporting systems and internal controls procedures
  • Responsibility for managing the working capital
  • Managing the day to day cash flow reporting
  • Overseeing the preparation of VAT and Intrastat returns
  • Preparing the annual statutory accounts
  • Working closely with the Finance Director with managing import documentation and currency exchange risk with overseas suppliers

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) although individuals who are qualified by experience will also be considered
  • A proven track record of working in a growing business
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must adopt a hands-on work ethic and have the ability to work within a collaborative, challenging and consultative environment with a multitude of personalities
  • Strong systems experience including Excel and SAP is highly desirable
  • Proven track record of performance reporting and producing management and statutory financial statements.
  • Proactive and self-motivated individual
  • Must have ability to multi-task and to manage time effectively at all times

What's on Offer


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