Financial Controller

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£80,000 per annum
County:Greater London
Job ref:619-6
Post Date:27. 05. 2024

About the Role

Our client, a renowned name in women's fashion and footwear, is seeking a Financial Controller to join their dynamic team. Operating both online and within well-known department stores, this company has experienced significant growth and is looking for an experienced professional to help manage their financial operations.

Role Overview:

The Financial Controller will report directly to the Finance Director and oversee a finance team of individuals. The ideal candidate will have experience in both online and in-store environments within a product-oriented industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Leadership: Prepare detailed management accounts and board report schedules to guide strategic decisions.
  • Strategic Planning: Manage the forecasting and budgeting process to support the company's growth objectives.
  • Revenue Management: Oversee revenue recognition and documentation, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Investor Relations: Handle PE and investor reporting, showcasing the company's financial health to stakeholders.
  • Cash Flow Optimisation: Conduct weekly working capital reporting, managing cash, accrued revenue, and debtors effectively.
  • Comprehensive Oversight: Manage payroll, pensions, taxes (PAYE, VAT, CT), banking, and treasury operations.
  • Compliance and Audit: Prepare statutory accounts and lead the audit process, ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.
  • Team Development: Mentor and manage a talented finance team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller, ideally in a product-oriented industry.
  • Fully qualified (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) with strong technical knowledge.
  • Experience with investor reporting is a plus.
  • Exceptional Excel and financial modelling skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy and the ability to meet strict deadlines.

Why This Role?

Joining our client's team means stepping into a pivotal role where your expertise will be highly valued and your contributions will drive the company's success. This is more than just a job—it's an opportunity to be part of a passionate team in a company that is shaping the future of women's fashion and footwear.

If you're a proactive, detail-oriented financial expert ready to make a difference, apply now and become a key player in a thriving business.

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