GBP50000 - 70000 / annum
15th April 2019
Accounting and Finance
Financial Controller, North Surrey - £50,000 - £70,000
Robert Half are exclusively engaged with a fast-growing multi-site retail business based in North Surrey, to recruit a new Financial Controller
This business is a true retailer; they have tripled their store volume in the last five years and have delivered some great results in what a challenging time for the high street has been.
Their business model has been really strategic, as although they are a retailer, they have a heavy bias towards their own manufactured products and they also have a strong ecommerce presence.
This role is reporting directly into the CFO who is a Robert Half placed candidate. Exposure to working with a tangible product, supply chain, manufacturing and multi-site would be highly advantageous.
The successful Financial Controller must be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) and have a strong academic background.
Our client is looking for someone who has had a very stable and progressive career to date.
This would suit someone who is working as a Senior Financial Accountant, Finance Manager, Financial Reporting Manager or Financial Controller. Our client is more interested in someone who wants to really add value in a growing manufacturing and retail environment.
If you are coming from a product, supply chain or logistics background such as retail, FMCG, Pharmaceutical then this could be an exciting step.
To supervise the accounting team, managing the accounting processes to ensure timely and accurate production of the monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounts. This role is to support the CFO who will take the lead on a change management programme. This role will help to identify areas of weakness, suggesting improvements and supporting the changes as appropriate.
The role will suit a hands-on, proactive, conscientious, rounded financial controller who will enjoy a growing company
Roles and Responsibility
Day to Day Management of Accounting Team
- Financial Accounting
- Bank Reconciliations
- Cash Management
- Accounts Payable
- Accounts Receivable
- Liaison with Banks, Auditors, Management and Directors
- Supporting the CFO with Ad Hoc task relating to change programme
The successful Financial Controller is likely to be a qualified accountant with a strong academic background. A strong track record gained within a growing and complicated business is key. Exposure to one of the following sectors is essential, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, Retail, Pharmaceutical, Multi-site Healthcare of product manufacturing / logistics.
Experience of understanding the cost, logistics and sale of a product would be a great advantage. Ecommerce experience would be useful but not essential.
A strong technical match to the job description is important given the exposure and growth deliverables.
Our client is a fast growing and well-funded retail business.
£50,000 - £70,000 + 10% bonus, free parking, pension and healthcare.
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