This Financial Controller position is a 6 month project role centred on implementing control around some of the key balance sheet areas for the business.
Ensure robust financial controls are in place and documented to IFRS standards.
Partner closely with IT to obtain the necessary information from complex, legacy systems.
Support the month end process including journal postings, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts within responsibility.
Be the main point of contact for external and internal audit on these key control areas.
Work with Group to ensure that capitalisation policies are adhered to and accurately reflect what we hold as an asset vs revenue in our accounts.
Identify and progress process improvements
Map and follow stock and fixed asset processes and ensure that controls are in place to ensure the postings are accurate across stores, warehouses, and provisions accurately reflect how we account at Group level
Work cross functionally with the business to ensure processes are being monitored and stakeholders are held to account
Accurately reflect capital accruals for both tangible and intangible fixed assets, and monitor when these accruals have been incurred across a variety of Wickes capital projects
The ideal candidate will be fully qualified and preferably have experience from a retail environment, with a strong background in financial control. They will have excellent communication skills with the ability to influence wider business stakeholders and partner at all levels in the business. Good systems skills are essential.
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