Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH461_1499701663
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2017 16:47

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a prestigious British formalwear retailer based in central London. The renowned retailer offers an unrivaled range of luxurious formal wear, including a variety of cutting edge shirts, suits, shoes and accessories. The company has been supplying the UK with some of the most sought after formal wear for over 100 years and has exciting plans to launch new stores in the US throughout this year. With exciting commercial developments in place, the company is looking for a Financial Controller to join their fast growing London offices. The role will involve working closely with the progress and development within the US market and will also involve business partnering with the commercial teams to introduce and monitor new initiatives into the UK stores.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing investment appraisals and profitability analysis for new retail stores
  • Business partnering with the senior teams to ensure effective strategic decision making in regards to the US openings
  • Ensuring accurate budgeting and forecasting for the UK and US stores
  • Business partnering with the commercial teams to monitor new store initiatives
  • Will produce management information packs that will be reviewed by the board
  • Analysis of development options in regards to the US market
  • Reviewing a small team of qualified accountants

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Is ACA/CIMA/ACCA 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
  • Has an aptitude for commercial decision making
  • Highly-motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines