Financial Controller - ecommerce SME

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
London
Salary
75000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

An opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller to join a rapidly growing ecommerce business based in central London.

Client Details

My client is made up of 3 sub–companies with a combined turnover of ~GBP10m. With a mixture of 15 stores and a slick ecommerce platform, they are growing the brand rapidly with a mixture of retail/corporate clients.

Financial Controller – ecommerce SME

Description

  • Preparation and oversee all company accounts
  • Financial analysis of acquisition opportunities and help in the financial due diligence of new investments
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports such as KPIs ...
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation and filing
  • Manage the production of annual statutory financial reporting and collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for each company
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
  • Report to the CEO/Directors with timely and accurate financial information
  • Presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.

Financial Controller – ecommerce SME

Profile

Key attributes which my client is looking for:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with 2+ years PQE
  • Working knowledge of Sage accounting software
  • Strong academic record
  • Strong knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Highly numeric/strong analytical and problem–solving skills
  • Advanced level spreadsheet skills and PC literacy
  • Drive to continually improve processes and seek new challenges
  • Ability to work well under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail, and meeting deadlines

Financial Controller – ecommerce SME

Job Offer

Basic salary between GBP65,000 & GBP75,000 + benefits.

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