Central London
£70,000 - £75,000

A Financial Controller is required to work for a Luxury consumer business based in Central London, with hybrid working available. This is an opportunity to work for a multinational, British brand that has experienced a record-breaking year in 2020 as well as continued growth throughout 2021.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be managing a team of 4, overseeing the financial operations and controls within the business. You will have full responsibility for the budgeting and forecasting of all costs including extensive interaction with senior stakeholders.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing, motivating, and developing a team of 4 as well as further indirect reports
  • Developing and implementing operational best practices to drive business efficiency
  • Responsibility for the budgeting and forecasting of all operational costs, including working with Heads of Departments to review budgets vs actuals
  • Overseeing the treasury, accounts payable, and stock reporting including implementing effective KPI’s to drive efficiencies in the departments
  • Ownership of the balance sheet reconciliations and month-end reporting
  • Playing a key part in the year-end audit, working as the main point of contact for the auditors
  • Working as a key finance stakeholder in the rollout of a new ERP system

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience, including management of a team of 5+ previously. You will have previous experience overseeing the accounts payable function as well as month-end reporting and oversight of the balance sheet.  Proven ability to work with non-finance stakeholders and manage operational budgets is also key to the success of this role. Knowledge of the retail industry or experience working for a multi-site business is preferable. To succeed in this role, you will be an effective team leader, have a passion for driving process improvement, and will thrive at working in a fast-growth and ambitious business.

In return for your hard work, you will be offered an excellent benefits package including a 20% bonus, healthcare, discounted brand products as well as a generous holiday allowance. You will have the opportunity to fast-track your career in this ambitious and extremely successful brand with promotion expected in the next 2-3 years.

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