Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH454_1499272114
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 05, 2017 17:28

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a prestigious, luxury handbag retailer, with stores based in and around central London. The company are renowned for their bespoke, high end handbags and they have recently opened stores in Dubai and America. This industry leading retailer is currently looking for a Financial Controller to join their growing team. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-paced environment and become a part of one of the best established luxury retail brands in the UK. The successful candidate will have previous retail experience and will have an aptitude for commercial strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing investment appraisals and profitability analysis for new retail stores
  • Ensuring accurate budgeting and forecasting for the stores
  • Business partnering with the store managers and the finance team
  • Overseeing the month and year end close process
  • Will produce management information packs that will be reviewed by the board
  • Analysis of development options in regards to the European market
  • Producing cash flow forecasts for the London stores

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Is ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Has experience within the retail industry
  • Previously has had experience in a similar position
  • A university degree would be highly advantageous
  • Has an analytical mind with strong numerical skills
  • Highly-motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines