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UK Controller

Job Title: UK Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
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Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Start Date: 25/09/2019
Reference: 14049632/001_1570023356
Contact Name: Gareth Mason
Contact Email: garethmason@michaelpage.com
Job Published: October 02, 2019 14:36

Job Description

The role is the number one role in finance and will report to the UK MD as well as the European Finance Director. It is a role with very broad scope that encompasses core accounting and controls as well as commercial business partnering with senior stakeholders.

Client Details

My client is a global retail company that enjoys a reputation for quality that is second to none.

Description

This role will suit a very capable all-rounder. It's a head of finance position that will require a good technical accountant as well as someone who is able to give commercial insight to sales, marketing and store managers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overall responsibility for finance and proper management of accounting in keeping with group accounting principles
  • Improve and adhere to financial control environment. Ensuring all local accounting matter are in keeping with regulations
  • Ensure the submission of local statutory financials to deadline
  • Manage the external audit activity and be the point of contact for auditors
  • Management of budget cycles and cashflow
  • Ensure the correct controls are adhered to on sales, margins and discounts,

Profile

The successful candidate should have extensive experience in retail. This role manages a team of 5 and so a history of developing staff and upskilling would be advantageous.

Job Offer

I have a very competitive package for this role.