Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: 14021128/001_1569429259
Contact Name: James Skeath
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2019 17:34

Job Description

My client is launching their UK operation in December and are looking to hire someone to run the finance function and get involved with the day-to-day running of the business. They are launching a new wellness drink that contains essential vitamins and minerals - backed by a very wealthy Italian family.

Client Details

My client is luanching a wellness drink that contains essential vitamins and minerals in the UK in Spetember 2019. Backed by a very wealthy Italian family, they have huge aspirations for the business and want to hire someone to run the finance function and help with the daily growth of the business.


* Preparation and analysis of the company's monthly management accounts, profit and loss reforecasts and cash flow

* Management of the company's balance sheet

* Day to day management of cash

* Management of foreign currency including reforecasts, derivatives and year end revaluations

* Responsible for VAT, Commodity and Duty Codes

* Responsible for CAPEX management

* Lead year-end audit and corporation tax matters

* Oversee and improve the monthly commercial sales reporting

* Assist with setting margin policy for the business

* Preparation of monthly board packs and other financial reporting

* Responsible for management of our accounting system and commercial tools ensuring they are fit for purpose. Proposing of new tools and processes

* Drive cost savings and efficiency's within the business


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment with minimal supervision and training

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and time management skills
  • Experience across a wide range of accounting areas: account payable, accounts receivable, management accounting, FP&A and commercial
  • Team management and development experience
  • High integrity
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Navision preferred
  • Experience in FMCG preferred

Job Offer

A highly competitive package is on offer