Role details

Financial Controller

West London   •   £60,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • My client are a recognisable retail brand with a strong high-street presence.
  • Seeking a strong FC to assist with their international expansion.

About Our Client

Established as one of the UK's market leaders within their field, they have created a strong platform to further their international expansion. With celebrity endorsements and recognisable brand ambassadors, they have built a strong and credible platform to fuel this growth, with an ever-growing focus on their digital channels.

Job Description

The financial controller will be the eyes and ears of the finance department, working closely with the CFO to guide the finance function and ensure that they are offering a value add service.

As the business grows, there will be plenty of opportunity to implement new controls and systems in order to drive time savings and efficiencies in finance, sales and the stock teams.

The Financial Controller will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Preparation of monthly Management Accounts, including Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow.
  • Monthly review of departmental profit and loss statements, including 44 store P&Ls, with retail area managers and heads of department to assess their profitability and track their progress against budget and past year results
  • Coordinate, prepare and complete the annual budget, partnering with the wholesale, retail, marketing and sales teams.
  • Treasury and cash management, including credit control, supplier payments and cash flow forecasting.
  • Lead and manage the annual external audit .
  • Responsible for all tax, statutory and VAT compliance.
  • Oversee, administer and authorise UK, Irish and US payroll, including company pension scheme, for 44 concession stores and head office. Work closely with the retail area managers and payroll providers to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Co-ordinate and manage all IT and telecommunications requirements. Being the key contact with external IT & telecommunications suppliers. Including co-coordinating procurement of equipment.
  • Manage and develop a team of 2.

The Financial Controller will be based in London.

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • ACA qualified accountant with a minimum of 2 years PQE
  • Proven & experienced in Financial Controller role including IT
  • Experience of working in a multi-channel retail / brand consumer-facing environment is a nice to have but not a must have
  • Strong team player, able to manage other areas of the business as required in an entrepreneurial environment

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary & Benefits

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