Financial Controller - High Growth Retail/Tech
Wolf & Badger is a multi-channel retail business with showroom stores in London & New York and working with over 700 independent brands through its online marketplace. The business is seeking a Financial Controller to lead the company's financial accounting, reporting and control activities and to ensure they are carried out efficiently, effectively and in line with best practice.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develop accounting and administration systems and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective management of the company's finances
To implement an accounting system to ensure that company’s finances are accurately and effectively managed
Proactive management of the company’s cash flow and associated cash flow forecasting
To proactively work and assist the sales team in managing the sales order processing and contract management cycle to include commercial review of contracts
Act as the main point of contact to the bank, HMRC, external auditors and provide all required information
Ensure Company compliance to statutory regulations for taxes, employment law, Health & Safety, and data protection
To recruit, train and manage necessary staff undertaking back office functions
Ensure company accounting policies comply with the relevant accounting standards and that policies are followed.
Preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
Recommend changes that will improve the company's financial performance and financial controls.
Preparation of timely and accurate management reporting
Skills / Attributes Required
Fully qualified accountant (CA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or equivalent QBE
Previous experience in a similar position, including experience of providing Financial Control across a group of companies
Sound and up to date knowledge of UKGAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Experience of managing staff within the Accounts department
Excellent Excel modelling skills