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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Reference: BBBH168_1502468487
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: August 11, 2017 17:21

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a world famous multi-site retailer based in Central London. The company have sites around the globe and their first class service has led their name to become synonymous with quality. My client is currently seeking a Financial Controller to oversee their UK finance team. With over 200 sites in the UK alone, this is a fantastic opportunity to join an iconic British organisation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading, developing and expanding the large finance team
  • Complete oversight of the day-today running of finance
  • Business partnering closely with the Group Finance Director and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for new product lines and store openings
  • Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy
  • Work closely with marketing teams to ensure the continued integrity of the brand

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA would be advantageous
  • Must have prior retail experience
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent Excel skills