Financial Controller

Sector:Retail
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£80,000 per annum
Town/City:Central London
County:Greater London
Job ref:619-4
Post Date:26. 01. 2024
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About the Role

Our client is a renowned name in women's fashion and footwear, located in Central London. The company operates primarily online but also has several stores within well-known department stores. After a recent period of growth, the company is currently searching for a Financial Controller to join their team. The ideal candidate will possess experience in both online and in-store environments within a product-oriented industry. This role will report to the Finance Director while overseeing a finance team of ten individuals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of management accounts together with supporting board report schedules
  • Managing the forecasting and budgeting process
  • Revenue related activities: Revenue recognition with supporting documentation
  • PE reporting / Investor Reporting
  • Weekly working capital reporting (cash, accrued revenue, debtors)
  • Managing Payroll, pensions, and related matters
  • Taxes: PAYE, VAT, CT and annual returns
  • Banking and treasury
  • Statutory accounts preparation and audit
  • Continuous improvement of reporting and processes
  • Ad-hoc queries as expected in a financial controller role
  • Managing and mentoring of the team

Skills and Experience: 

  • Been a previous Financial Controller
  • Fully qualified – ACA / CIMA / ACCA 
  • Investor reporting experience is advantageous
  • Excellent Excel and financial modelling skills are required 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines 

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