Financial Controller - Retail
A Financial Controller job in London, managing a team and exposure to strategic partnering for this bespoke furniture manufacturing business.
Your new company
This manufacturing business produces bespoke items of furniture, uniquely designed for their high net worth client base. With a fairly diversified product portfolio based in London with their manufacturing factory in North West London, it has executed exciting expansion plans in recent years. With the UK region currently turning over around £5m, you'll be leading the local finance team and private investors.
Your new role
Reporting to the MD and functionally to the CFO, you'll take control of a finance team of 3, and one that needs leadership through the continued growth of the company. With support of this team, your responsibilities involve everything from the production of monthly management accounts through to setting and monitoring budgets and forecasts. The strategic work comes with liaising with non-finance heads such as designers, factory colleagues, sales and marketing, alongside strategic financial input for the board.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have a sound technical understanding from completing your ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification, and experience of working in a small to medium sized business to comprehend the full reporting process. You'll also have a good comprehension of manufacturing/FMCG/Retail markets; you will have the ability to demonstrate ownership of significant areas of work.
What you'll get in return
You'll get the opportunity to work with an abundance of creative heads from the designers to the manufacturers and part of a widely revered furniture brand. You'll get the responsibility of leading the business financially and grow with the business as it expands into Europe. Based in their central London offices, it's easily accessible from around the city.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click "apply" and forward me an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now for more details.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Nicholas House at Hays Senior Finance team in Central London.