Financial Controller

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £375 - £420 per day

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth Price

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    10-12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    ASAP- 4 weeks

  • Consultant:

    Lizzie Price

I'm currently recruiting for a Financial Controller to join a high end retail business for a 10-12 month maternity leave contract. £80k or £400-420 per day.

The role has 4 direct reports and oversee a team of 20.

Key Responsibilities of the Financial Controller:

Management Accounts / FPA

  • Oversight of preparation of monthly management accounts and information
  • Oversight & development of regular reporting to board and other financial stakeholders
  • Oversight of planning / budgeting processes

Financial Control

  • Develop & maintain and appropriate system of controls and processes to ensure accurate financial information and cash control, include approvals & month end reconciliation processes
  • Key finance stakeholder for ongoing development of IT/ERP systems
  • Preparation of year end statutory accounts & running audit processes
  • Ensure all corporate, tax, and other filings and payments required by law are prepared and filed on an accurate and timely basis (with support from advisors where required)

Banking & Treasury

  • Maintenance of appropriate banking/financial infrastructure & day to day relationship with banking/financial partners
  • Short term cash forecasting and cash management
  • Day to day FX & Currency management

Transactional Finance

  • Oversight & ongoing development of Accounts Payable & Payment processes
  • Oversight & ongoing development of Accounts Receivable processes, including invoicing, collection and credit risk management
  • Oversight & ongoing development of payroll processes

They are looking for someone who is a minimum of 3 years PQE who has worked in similar hands on Financial Controller roles.


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