Financial Controller - Retail (Interim)

Posted 14 March by Consumer Additions Ltd Easy Apply

My client is a women's luxury fashion brand, they are seeking a Financial Controller to join them on a temporary contract basis.

Job Purpose:

Responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in regards to all financial and accounting activities. Overseeing, collaborating internally and externally in day to day operations.

Job Duties:

- Manage company accounts and management accounts

- Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported

- Processing and paying all invoices

- Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports

- Create regular reports including monthly and annually to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts

- Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing

- Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation

- Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations

- Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities

- Report to the CEO and the board members with timely and accurate financial information

- Assist the CEO and board in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.

Skills and Qualifications:

- 5+ years of experience in a business or finance environment, preferably in the retail, luxury or fashion industries

- Bachelor's degree or master's degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field

- Ability to self-motivate with efficient time-management and prioritization skills and to meet deadlines

- Ability to work well under pressure and across all levels of seniority

- Strong interpersonal skills with solid written and verbal skills

- Outstanding mathematical skills; honesty; integrity; reliability; high attention to detail; organisational skills; analytical, research, critical thinking and problem-solving skills

- Proficient in relevant IT skills

- Understanding of data privacy standards.

Required skills

  • Budgets
  • Cash Flow
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Planning
  • Management Accounts

Reference: 34687586

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