Financial Controller/Head of Finance - Luxury Interiors/Lifestyle

Consumer Additions
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a market leading luxury interior and lifestyle brand. Having grown the brand presence since inception, the business has grown to be well regarded in its space. With future growth planned within the UK and internationally, now is a great time to join the business and head up finance.

Having recently taken on external funding, the Financial Controller/ Head of Finance will be responsible for bringing all accounting "in house" and will have the opportunity to grow into the Finance Director in the next 3-5 years.

The successful candidate will have a passion for the brand, be "low on ego", able to be hands on when needed as well as working with the founders on driving and enabling strategic growth.

Experience in luxury, retail or fashion a preference.

Role Requirements:

  • Setting up all processes, controls and analysis for the business

  • Setting up and managing daily, weekly, monthly and annual financial reporting and budgeting

  • Financial modelling and forecasting

  • Treasury and cash management

  • Putting in place and measuring financial and operational KPI analysis

  • Stock control and working capital management

  • Managing banking relationships

  • Supporting senior managers, the directors and board in key decision making

  • Longer term, building out the wider finance team

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant (or equivalent)

  • Experience working in industry, ideally a retail or luxury environment a preference

  • Ability to be hands on and set up controls and processes

  • Experience working in an SME environment

  • Experience of Brightpearl advantageous

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + bonus potential + bens