Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Reference: BBBH182_1502812291
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2017 16:51

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with an international fashion house based in central London. This renowned company has a rich history built upon a passion for quality and exuberance. My client has a number of offices worldwide and has seen steady growth in the least 5 years. The company is now seeking a Financial Controller to oversee 11 of their most profitable brands. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with prior retail experience and strong technical ability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of the finances for the group of brands
  • Extensive business partnering with designers and retail leaders to ensure the continued success of each brand
  • Leading and developing a small team
  • Offering extensive P&L analysis concerning each brand, both regionally and internationally
  • Oversight of the consolidation and reporting for the brands
  • Creating detailed company forecasts and setting budgets
  • Balance sheet Reconciliations
  • Ownership of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting functions
  • Developing and maintaining first class systems and controls

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Extensive retail or multi-entity experience is essential
  • Must have strong technical accounting ability
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Excellent Excel skills