Group Financial Controller
£80,000 - £90,000 plus 22% bonus
West London
Ref: NH4660

The Opportunity:

A pioneering tech-focused manufacturer and retailer has created a new position as the result of the continued development and expansion of the global business.

Reporting directly into the CFO, the Group Financial Controller will have a highly important and broad role encompassing both traditional controllership duties, as well as more commercially focused and strategic responsibilities.

What you will be doing:

  • Management of day-to-day operations of the finance function
  • Management and development of the finance team
  • The development and implementation of new and improved controls, financial processes, and procedures
  • Production and development of monthly management accounts and KPIs
  • Preparation and presentation of the board pack
  • Annual consolidated financial reporting, and management of the annual audit process for all UK and international entities
  • Implementation of improved tools for forecasting sales, and therefore reducing send backs / potential claw backs from 3rd party retailers
  • Working with retailers to build relations and to renegotiate terms as required
  • Cash flow management and forecasting
  • Oversight of budgeting and financial planning
  • Driving profits via the implementation of new and improved controls, M.I, and better / more value adding business partnering
  • Assisting the CFO with a range of commercial duties including the continued international growth of the business, new business ventures, fundraising activities, and assisting R&D teams meet product development targets

About you:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience gained from a Retail, Manufacturing, FMCG, or other consumer business
  • Excellent financial control and technical accounting skills
  • Proven ability to add value via commercial analysis and business partnering
  • Proven ability to improve and develop financial processes, systems and controls
  • Prior experience of stock accounting and improving stock controls will be of distinct advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and business partnering skills
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