Financial Controller

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alice Kirkland

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


My client is a global fashion wholesaler looking to recruit a Financial Controller for their Head Office in East London. The company is doing exceptionally well at the moment and has acquired a number of businesses this year accounting for a total turnover of over £100 million. The culture is fantastic and the average service across the business is 4 years which is particularly high for the retail industry. Alongside your basic salary, you will be entitled to a wide range of benefits including early finishes on Fridays!

The role of Financial Controller will involve:

  • Being responsible for the monthly management accounts
  • Cashflow forecasts
  • Ensure that efficient controls are in place
  • Analyse different KPIs across the business including growth and margin
  • Review monthly payroll and commission quarterly for sales staff
  • Prepare the quarterly VAT returns
  • Managing a team of AP, AR and Accounts Assistants beneath you

The suitable candidate for the role of Financial Controller will be/have:

  • Accountancy Qualification - ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Experience of working in/with fashion companies or a genuine interest in the market
  • Experience with SAP
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to present and communicate to senior stakeholders

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