Financial Controller

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: September 7 2018

Job Description

Harper May is working with a well established luxury fashion designer based in London. A quickly growing and high-end retailer is looking for Financial Controller to head up their London based finance team. A producer of timeless evening wear, which was established in 1970, has collaborated with some of the most well renowned designers both in the UK and globally. The role will sit in an extremely commercially focused and hardworking team.

Key Responsibilities:

- Business partner with department heads to proactively reduce costs and drive the business forward

- Working closely with the founders on business strategy , setting annual budgets, and setting long and short term financial targets

- Produce overhead budgets and reforecasts

- KPI and variance analysis

- Overseeing the production of the monthly management accounts

- Mentor 2 junior accountants

- Ownership of the cashflow forecast and assist with the 3 year plans as required

Qualifications and Experience required:

- At least 3 years management experience in a finance function

- ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified/ or part qualified with relevant experience

- Experience working in the fashion, retail or beauty industry desired

- Sage 50 experience desired

- Experience working in an owner led business desired