Regional Financial Controller

Job Title: Regional Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: BBBH417_1497369600
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 13, 2017 17:00

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a prestigious footwear retailer based in central London. This opulent retailer is world renowned for producing some of the most fashionable, high end shoes and dominates the luxury market. With stores in the UK, US, and Japan, this exciting industry leader is looking to expand further into the European markets and is in the process of acquiring two of the biggest brands in high street footwear. With this expansion in mind, the company is now looking for a Regional Financial Controller to join the growing team. The role will involve overseeing the UK operations as well as the company's expansion into Europe.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing investment appraisals for new European stores and concessions
  • Preparing profitability analysis for the expansions into the European market, as well as competitor analysis
  • Building the 3 and 5 year plans for the region
  • Reviewing the management accounts prior to their submission to board level
  • Overseeing a team of qualified accountants and the senior reporting
  • Managing the regional cash flow
  • Business partnering with the commercial and marketing teams
  • Business partnering with senior management and stakeholders

Key Requirements:

  • Must be fully ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • Must have a background in the retail industry
  • Candidates from a management accountant/finance analyst background will be considered
  • University educated
  • An aptitude for commercial decision making
  • Determined
  • Strong communicator