Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tottenham, London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: 619_1620416409
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2021 20:40

Job Description

Harper May are currently working with a luxury retail brand based in the North London who are looking for a Financial Controller . The company has an extremely strong customer following and have grown their reputation in the industry over the last 5 years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare consolidated P&L, BS and Cash-flow statement in timely manner, post consolidation journals
  • Gross margin calculation, stock reconciliation, transport costs analysis, P&L and BS rec, including posting of month end journals
  • Detailed review of P&L and BS for UK and International companies on monthly basis.
  • Propose final journals for the UK P&L and Balance Sheet, explaining significant costs, variance to budget / re-forecast.
  • Weekly meetings with direct reports.
  • Weekly / Monthly reporting to the Finance Director in relation to current progress of Finance projects and BS reconciliations.
  • Monthly review of Debtors, Creditors and Control accounts.
  • Preparing statutory accounts for main UK Company and holding companies.
  • Coordinate preparation of other brand specific statutory accounts
  • Review statutory accounts prepared by Management Accountants
  • Audit: preparation and coordination of UK deliverables, TB's, Balance Sheet Rec's,
  • Audit: Coordinate direct reports
  • Taxation: completion of detailed tax packs including back up reports for UK and International tax packs.

Key Requirements:

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified
  • Excellent level of commercial awareness
  • Must have multisite, retail and/or margin/stock experience
  • Highly motivated and 'can do' attitude
  • Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to work autonomously whilst being integral part of the team
  • Attention to detail and consistent approach with focus on delivering results
  • Able to build strong and professional relationships at all levels