An exciting opportunity for an interim Financial Controller to join a successful retailer on a 12 month FTC.
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This is a fantastic opportunity for an interim Financial Controller to join a successful and growing retailer on a 12 month maternity FTC.
Reporting into the Group Finance Director you will be responsible for the following;
Monthly reviews of all balance sheet reconciliations, with particular focus on cash and bank related reconciliations, aged debtors, payroll and prepayments.
Responsibility for the balance sheets of 3 group companies registered in UK, France and USA.
Responsibility for the review and control of sales processing and reconciliations across all channels and territories
Preparation of wholesale reports and aged debtor analysis for the month end packs
Responsibility for budgeting and forecasting cash, bank interest, bank charges and the balance sheet
Play a key role in the year end audit process of the 3 entities, preparing support schedules and dealing with audit queries
Responsibility for statutory reporting across the 3 entities at year end
Responsibility for corporation tax computations and quarterly instalments across all entities.
Managing one Financial Accountant Person Specification
Qualified or relevant qualification
Strong technical experience, gained within similarly fast-paced finance departments, ideally within the retail sector
Experience in building strong relationships both with internal stakeholders and external advisor
A broad appreciation of financial accounting areas including UK GAAP statutory and tax reporting.
Demonstrate an aptitude to learn and quickly develop a deep understanding of new technical areas
You will be a strong communicator with key stakeholders both within and outside the finance department
You will be accurate, with an eye for detail. You will possess determination and tenacity to investigate the root cause of any issues, with a willingness to manipulate large data sets to reach conclusions
Strong IT skills, particularly with Excel and an aptitude to interrogate the in-house ERP systems
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