Group Financial Controller - Retail

Job Title: Group Financial Controller - Retail
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: SB25986_1563349018
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an interim Group FC to join a well known retail brand. Your role will have oversight for Controls, FP&A, Banking and Treasury. The ideal candidate will have a background in retail and experience in implementing and improving processes.

Main responsibilities:

Management Accounts / FPA

· Oversight of preparation of monthly management accounts and information

· Oversight & development of regular reporting to board and other financial stakeholders

· Oversight of planning / budgeting processes

Financial Control

· Develop & maintain and appropriate system of controls and processes to ensure accurate financial information and cash control, include approvals & month end reconciliation processes

· Key finance stakeholder for ongoing development of IT/ERP systems

· Preparation of year end statutory accounts & running audit processes

· Ensure all corporate, tax, and other filings and payments required by law are prepared and filed on an accurate and timely basis (with support from advisors where required)

Banking & Treasury

· Maintenance of appropriate banking/financial infrastructure & day to day relationship with banking/financial partners

· Short term cash forecasting and cash management

· Day to day FX & Currency management

Transactional Finance

· Oversight & ongoing development of Accounts Payable & Payment processes

· Oversight & ongoing development of Accounts Receivable processes, including invoicing, collection and credit risk management

· Oversight & ongoing development of payroll processes

Ongoing management, training, development and mentoring of direct reports.

Relationship & interface with local service providers where required

Other finance duties and projects as may be required