Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Reference: 3640797_1578671634
Contact Name: Karo De Schryver
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2020 15:54

Job Description

Financial controller in the Retail space

Your new company
A Retail company based in Central London contacted us to start a search for a new Financial Controller. The company is specialised in clothes and has stores all around the world. This role is based in Central London but you will work closely with the global team located in different countries. You will report into the head of finance.

Your new role
The role is a combination of different aspects (financial reporting, planning and analysis and management). You will be responsible for:

  • Timely, accurate production and review of monthly group management accounts
  • Preparation of monthly P&L
  • Providing analysis of the P&L
  • Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts at month-end
  • First point of contact for all financial reporting queries
  • Manage and develop the finance team of accounts payable, receivable and finance assistants
  • Cash flow forecast
  • Prepare weekly payment runs
  • Work closely with Head of Finance

What you'll need to succeed
For this role we are looking for someone who is:

  • Fully ACCA/ ACA or CIMA qualified
  • Who understands the Retail market (Retail experience or practise trained with Retail clients)
  • Communicative
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel skills

What you'll get in return
The new financial controller will get a role with a lot of responsibilities and autonomy. You will work closely with the head of finance and the board. The company is very flexible and open-minded. Besides this you will get a competitive salary based on your experience.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Karo now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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