Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Location: Central London
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000
Start Date: 2018-10-02 00:00:00
Reference: 143139
Contact Name: Tom O'Reilly
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2018 10:28

Job Description

A high-profile branded business that creates high-quality lifestyle products and has an international community of consumers.  

To cope with anticipated growth, they are looking to recruit a Financial Controller to support the CFO.  This role will have board exposure and will require partnering of key non-finance senior leaders across the business. In the absence of the CFO the FC will be required to represent Finance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creating a robust finance function, embedding processes controls and procedures
  • Putting in place a monthly timetable and month end disciplines
  • Develop and preparing the management accounts and introducing KPIs 
  • Preparation of cash flow forecasts and management of the relationship with the bank
  • Production of Statutory Reports and liaison with external auditors
  • Monthly Board Pack preparation 
  • Sourcing and Implementing a new fit for purpose accounting system
  • Managing the year end process across the group.
  • Ensure returns for Corporation tax, VAT and international tax are submitted, payments made on time and all relevant regulations are complied with.
  • Involvement in the annual budgeting process and monthly actual v budget reporting.
  • Continual drive to support and improve margin through effective financial control and commercial acumen.
  • Carry out Ad Hoc analysis and projects on behalf of the CFO.

Key skills:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with larger corporate exposure, and therefore an appreciation of what makes a first in class finance function.
  • Experience of improving financial control, systems and reporting
  • Experience within an International company with multiple sites.
  • It is essential that you have experience within the Retail sector
  • Seeking a driven and motivated individual looking to make their mark in a growing and exciting start up business.
  • Broad experience of Statutory reporting, preparation of cash-flows, budgeting, forecasting, tax and compliance with the ability to partner key management within the business

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