A well-established and growing retail business based in Hertfordshire is recruiting a Finance Controller reporting to the CFO and managing a small team.
The successful candidate will be a technically strong qualified accountant who will lead the day to day activities of the finance team and strive to improve controls and processes. This will include all financial and management accounting including responsibility for the Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Cash flow forecast and overhead management. You will also be responsible for the company’s tax and VAT, treasury activity (cash investment and FX) and act as point of contact for the auditors, bank and other third parties.
This is a broad and autonomous role and you will have wide and varied responsibilities which are expected to grow over time. You will demonstrate an excellent commercial understanding of the retail industry and the ability to build strong relationships. You will work alongside senior non-finance colleagues and provide insightful reporting and analysis to drive commercial decision making, business performance, profitability and efficiency.
This role is looking for candidates that are ambitious and can step into the Finance Director role in the future.
The role is based in North London and paying 70-80k basic salary and bonus with good benefits