Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH87866
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 07, 2021 20:40

Job Description

Financial Controller needed for a hugely successful retail/eCommerce brand! This is a 9-month fixed term contract position, working closely with the CFO and Commercial Finance team. The successful candidate will take the lead in the day to day running of the core finance function.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller, with excellent team management skills, to work for a highly thought of brand.

Key responsibilities include-

  • Oversee the weekly and monthly reporting cycles
  • Prepare the annual statutory accounts and liaise with auditors
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts with detailed variance analysis
  • Weekly cashflow forecasting
  • Be the key point of contact for all insurers, banks and 3rd parties
  • Mentor and manage a team of 3 senior direct reports
  • Assist with ad-hoc project work

Candidate requirements

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) with a minimum of 5 years PQE
  • An experienced and proven team leader with great interpersonal skills
  • Have worked in another fast paced, retail or eCommerce business
  • You are happy to get your hands dirty and help out where needed
  • Possess excellent Excel skills and experience of Netsuite is highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills

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