Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Reference: 143744
Contact Name: Jack Abbott
Job Published: January 20, 2020 12:17

Job Description

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


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


Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of four and deputise for the Head of Finance when necessary
  • Timely, accurate production and review of monthly group management accounts
  • Co-ordinate all financial reporting across the international entities
  • Constant review and set up of internal controls and global compliance
  • Cashflow forecasts (including preparation of consolidated forecast), providing real time view of cash flow position to exec team
  • Work closely with Head of Finance in preparation of the quarterly reforecast and budget/plan presentations
  • Project lead for new ERP implementation system
  • Continued process and controls improvements, using technology to automate where possible


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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Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.


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