Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH50732
Contact Name: Ryan Burrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2016 18:06

Job Description

Handle are proud to be assisting an instantly recognisable retailer in their search for a Financial Controller to cover a maternity leave.

Reporting directly to the FD and indirectly managing a team of 7 your duties would include:

  • Supervising the preparation & review of monthly management accounts as well as the completion of variance analysis and commentary
  • Ensuring the balance sheet is reconciled and controlled effectively
  • Developing the accounting team responsible for the following areas:
    • Revenue and distribution costs
    • Marketing, Press & Creative
    • Overhead expenses including occupancy and IT
    • Fixed assets register
    • Administration & Payroll
  • Championing finance to the wider business ensuring accurate financial information is available
  • Taking a proactive approach to reporting, system and process improvements
  • Assisting in set up and implementation of new projects
  • Liaising with the external auditors and management of the audit process to agreed standards and time lines

You must be a fully qualified accountant (ACA/CA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) and have previous experience in a managerial role in retail.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a constantly growing and evolving business at the forefront of its industry.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.