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DATE ADDED: Fri 15/05/2020

Financial Controller

Wigan, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Financial Controller

Based: Wigan

Salary: up to £65k dependent on experience. Excellent opportunities to develop and progress

Four Recruitment are currently working exclusively with a fast-growing consumer retail SME business based in Wigan. With a turnover of around £10million, the business is growing rapidly with aims of £50million+ in the next few years. The company are part of a wider group with this role sitting as the number 1 in finance for the UK subsidiary. We are looking for a commercially astute, forward-thinking, progressive Financial Controller to join the business, working closely with the MD.


  • Playing pivotal role in supporting continued global expansion, solely managing financials for UK subsidiary and assisting with global projects
  • Managing a small finance team, ensuring accuracy and timely production of accounts
  • Commercial support to the Directors to drive the business forward
  • Creating monthly and annual consolidated accounts to identify trends and forecasts
  • Creating budgets, financial planes and commercial modelling to access new business opportunities
  • Developing variance analysis & KPI's for the department
  • Create business plans for Investor review, ensuring financial sustainability of new business ideas whilst advising on pricing strategy and costings
  • Continuously identifying and implementing process improvements to enhance profitability and efficiences
  • Ensuring all bank transactions, ledgers and credit cards are complete/reconciled


  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with experience in retail/e-commerce ESSENTIAL
  • Commercial experience from within a fast paced, growing business
  • FX Strategy & International finance experience - ESSENTIAL
  • Financial modelling and forecasting experience
  • Analytical mind-set and strong attention to detail

If you are a commercially focused Accountant/Finance Manager/Financial Controller looking for the next step in your career and the chance to work in a global Fast Track 100 business, developing a finance function through growth/change please apply now