Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH250_1505146367
Contact Name: Harper May
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Job Published: September 11, 2017 17:12

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a luxury sunglasses and optical lenses retailer based in central London. This opulent retailer produces contemporary in-house collections, with retro-inspired frames which are all handcrafted and developed with designer brand collaborators. With plans for store expansion this year and talks ongoing in regards to new concession opportunities, this exclusive, luxury retailer is now looking for a Financial Controller to join their growing team. The role will involve overseeing the company's expansion and developments into new markets and will also offer management exposure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating contracts with new brand partners
  • Overseeing the expansion into new markets and producing investment appraisals for new stores
  • Analysing store trials and reviewing the profitability of customer initiatives
  • Driving the budgeting and forecasting process for the London and UK stores
  • Business partnering with the E-commerce and sales teams to provide commercial support
  • Producing monthly management information packs that will go to board level
  • Preparing reports on EMEA store performance
  • Business partnering with the board and key stakeholders
  • Assisting senior management with the annual budgets
  • Liaising with the UK commercial team

Key Requirements:

  • Will be fully ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • A background within the retail industry will be beneficial
  • Candidates from a management accounts background will be considered
  • Prior experience with commercial decision making
  • A creative problem solver
  • Strong communicator and team player