Role details

Financial Controller

London   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Well-known luxury retail brand
  • Young and growing branch of the company with a lot of commercial exposure

About Our Client

Our client is a well-known luxury retailer, known for conceptual design, creativity and a strong brand. They are well established in Europe and the US and are looking to develop their presence globally. They are extending their retail footprints with the addition of a new contemporary line of menswear, womenswear and accessories that are consistent with the company's main line as an epitome of British luxury.

Job Description

Reporting to the Financial Director, the Financial Controller will be based in Central London and will be heavily involved in both the accounting and operational functions.

The selected individual will be part of the Senior Management Team and will initially be responsible for setting up new processes and establishing the finance function.

Key Accountability's

  • Responsible for the consolidation process of all financial statements (P&L, B/S and Cash Flow) during the actual monthly closings and the planning processes (Forecasts, 3-year Plans)
  • Responsible for all the reporting to the Group and to the Top Management (Sales, Margins, Opex, Store P&L, additional disclosures)
  • Analytical review and variances analysis on various reports sent to the Group
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts as well as 3-year plans
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly Sales and Margin file and Markdown provisions
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly performance review and Budget presentations
  • Work closely with the regions and all the financial controllers to ensure a timely and complete reporting process.
  • Posting and maintaining all journals at Division level
  • Managing Inter company mismatches throughout the Division
  • KPI, trend, sales, CRM analysis and "ad hoc" analysis
  • Manage both internal and external audits

The Successful Applicant

The selected Financial Controller for this role will already be working in a similar position with management responsibilities and a strong technical background. Ideally the candidate for this role, based in Central London, will also have a good level of commercial and operational experience.

Job Requirements:

  • ACA qualified
  • 2 years + of industry/ controller experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Fashion Retail and Wholesale experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills a Must
  • Hyperion HFM experience preferred

What's on Offer

  • Job Type: Financial Controller
  • Schedule: Full-time, permanent
  • Primary Location: Europe-UK-London
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 + bonus and benefits depending on experience

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