Assistant Financial Controller: Glossybox

The Hut Group
Manchester Airport, Manchester (GB)
07 Nov 2022
07 Dec 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified, Newly qualified

About THG

THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 10,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

About Finance at THG

Finance at THG is a rapidly growing and evolving team, covering all areas of finance from central functions such as accounts receivable and payable, treasury, tax and internal audit, to specific commercial teams for each of our divisions; Beauty, Tech, Consumer, Health and Brands. As the business expands and takes on new challenges in the form of acquired businesses or new ventures, finance is there to support every step of the way, leading to dynamic and challenging roles – no two days are the same! Common characteristics among our team are the ability to drive change, adaptability and resourcefulness, to ensure we can keep pace with the business, without compromising on financial control or sales performance.

About the Role

This role is within the Beauty Division’s Finance function reporting to the Financial Controller and offers exposure to our amazing global brands such Perricone MD, Christophe Robin & ESPA. This role offers global coverage to finance business partner the key teams in the division who have been central in making our double-digit growth a phenomenal success, whilst communicating insightful and timely management information to key stakeholders.   

Main role and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the production and analysis of the weekly divisional forecasts, presenting results to wider finance team
  • Production of the month end management accounts ensuring robust financial control, sharing insightful variance analysis as appropriate
  • Develop a business partnering relationship with wider stakeholders and senior leaders to support on brand financial plans to optimise profitability
  • Supporting the Financial Controller and Head of Finance with ad-hoc projects and initiatives
  • A great communicator, comfortable in dealing with a wide range of non-financial key stakeholders
  • Someone who thrives on being able to work with an ambitious team to achieve defined profit initiatives
  • This role could involve responsibility for direct reports that are working towards their accountancy qualification

Role Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ ACCA/ ACA)
  • Analytical skills, with the ability to effectively summarise and interpret data to wide range of stakeholders (SQL desirable)
  • Ambitious and keen to add instant value across reporting
  • Proven record of delivering against targets
  • Great communication skills with the ability to inform and influence non-financial stakeholders
  • Team work to achieve division strategy and goals

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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