Finance Controller, Luxury Retail, up to £70,000 plus bonus

Recruiter
Trace Recruit Ltd
Location
London
Salary
65000.0000
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Newly created Finance Controller opportunity working for a PE backed luxury retail business based in central London. You will be responsible for:

  • Own the preparation of the consolidated monthly P&Ls, balance sheet, cash flow and Board pack together with a comprehensive commentary and understanding of the performance
  • Lead the planning of business facing finance processes; month end, year end, budgets and forecasts.
  • Collaborate with and be seen as a genuine business partner by all the department heads which sets the platform for a true understanding of business processes.

Some of the day to day responsibilities include:

  • Own the monthly and annual reporting processes
  • Lead the planning of the budget and reforecast in the context of the business and the needs of the department heads.
  • Collaborate seamlessly at every interface with the department heads. Step up to support business partners when required and act with flexibility in the face of ambiguity or conflicting priorities arise.
  • Partner the transactional processing teams within finance to the extent that seen as a clear "go to" person in the absence of the Finance Director.
  • Support the Assistant Financial Accountant with the preparation of the Financial Statements and technical accounting queries that may arise.

Will have some most of the following qualifications, skills and competencies:

  • Qualified Accountant ideally ACA
  • Experience in a business to consumer organisation
  • Financial and Management reporting experience, ideally in a SME
  • Commercially curious and passionate about finance being at the centre of a business
  • Leadership experience now, or with the potential to become a leader in the future

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