Financial Controller

Posted 1 April by Zachary Daniels
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Financial Controller | London | £65,000 - £80,000 plus benefits | Retail

*Immediate start is also being considered on an interim to permanent basis*

Zachary Daniels Finance are exclusively partnering with a leading omni-channel retailer. The business is a privately owned SME market leader which has shown strong & resilient performance during recent times.

About the role

The Financial Controller will report directly to the FD and have overall responsibility for the technical elements of finance across the organisation. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable technical background, and a desire to continuously improve process, procedure, systems and control. As well as managing the financial accounting, reporting, audit relationship the Financial Controller will manage the finance team on a day-to-day basis. There will also be a small exposure to some commercial elements alongside the FD.

Key responsibilities

  • Day-to-day management of finance
  • Key member of the senior management team and direct support to the FD
  • Execute financial strategy
  • 'Hands on' financial support and encouragement of best practice across the business
  • Development and improvement of process, procedure and control
  • Provision of first class financial reporting to the business and the board
  • Involvement with budgeting, forecasting, planning & analysis
  • Identification and mitigation of risks, compliance, and adherence to regulations
  • Leadership and management of the finance team

Person profile

  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified
  • Retail experience
  • Strong character, familiar with working in a privately owned SME environment
  • 'Hands on' approach, with an understanding of the requirement to sometimes step out of the 'Financial Controller' job description and contribute at all levels of finance
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation)
  • Excellent stakeholder management ability, diplomatic, team player


£65,000 - £80,000 plus benefits

Zachary Daniels and our client are both equal opportunity employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All third party and direct applications will be forwarded to Zachary Daniels Finance as the exclusive recruitment partner.

Due to recent significant increases in applications, it might take us longer than we would like to respond to relevant profiles, we know this can be frustrating, thank you for your patience.

Required skills

  • 000 - £80
  • 000 plus benefits | Retail
  • Financial Controller | London | £65

Reference: 42383457

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