Group Financial Controller

Recruiter
Harper May
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
02 Mar 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Harper May is currently working with an international fashion house based in central London. This renowned company has a rich history built upon a passion for quality and exuberance. My client has a number of offices worldwide and has seen steady growth in the least 5 years. The company is now seeking a Group Financial Controller to oversee 11 of their most profitable brands. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with prior retail experience and strong technical ability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of the finances for the group of brands
  • Extensive business partnering with designers and retail leaders to ensure the continued success of each brand
  • Leading and developing a small team
  • Offering extensive P&L analysis concerning each brand, both regionally and internationally
  • Oversight of the consolidation and reporting for the brands
  • Creating detailed company forecasts and setting budgets
  • Balance sheet Reconciliations
  • Ownership of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting functions
  • Developing and maintaining first class systems and controls

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Extensive retail or multi-entity experience is essential
  • Must have strong technical accounting ability
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Excellent Excel skills

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