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Group Financial Controller - Retail

Posted 9 March by Altum Consulting Easy Apply Ended

Altum Consulting is currently supporting the search for a Group Financial Controller for a high growth retailer. The company has gone from strength to strength recently and has ambitious growth plans over the next few years, they are looking to bring in an experienced Group FC with experience working in the retail industry.

You will be a key member of the finance leadership team, with responsibility for management of Internal and External Financial Reporting and Control, Accounts Payable and the Financial Systems team. Responsibilities will include;

  • Drive a culture of process improvements, efficiency and cost saving across the business
  • Lead and support in the implementation of controls across all departments in the business
  • Oversee preparation of month-end, quarter-end and year-end internal and external financial statements ensuring accuracy and appropriateness
  • Lead on month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Key contact with year-end auditors
  • Provide and support the Finance Director with accounting technical support providing opportunities where possible
  • Build strong relationships across the business

The ideal candidate will have the following experience;

  • Qualified accountant
  • Considerable experience in senior role within finance, an experienced accountant and relevant reporting experience of a listed business
  • Ideally with previous experience of working within fast paced, high growth environments
  • Good understanding of best practice controls in finance, with proven experience of building processes within teams
  • Commercially astute & flexible with the ability to identify opportunities and implement practical solutions
  • Demonstrated experience of leading teams, and fostering innovation and collaboration

This is a fantastic senior role in a really exciting business, so please get in touch if you are interested

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Controller
  • Finance
  • Reporting
  • Retail

Reference: 34643341

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