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Date Added: Thu 01/10/2020

Financial Controller

Crewe, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Otto James Consulting is supporting a Cheshire based International Retail brand in the recruitment of a newly qualified Financial Controller to focus on UK and Mainland Europe Sales & Marketing.

The Role

The role of Financial Controller will be supporting both the Commercial and Operational Reporting teams, and has been created following an internal restructure and promotions.

As my client looks at its 2020 growth through Lock-Down and their strategy to increase market share, they identify the Finance Division and the commercial activity that the generate as a key factor in catapulting them into 2021 and beyond.

The organisations growth has lead to a newly created role, instrumental in the modelling of KPI scenarios and delivery. You will be reporting directly to the Group Finance Director, while also working closely with the CEO, Production Director and 4 Geographic Sales Managers.
The commerciality of the role means the successful qualified accountant will need to have experience in the engagement of none financial stakeholders within a fast paced environment.

The successful qualified accountant will utilise their Financial Planning & Analysis skills to support the organisation in the delivery and dissemination of highly complex and integral data to support opportunity for growth.
You will be responsible for taking this information and delivering to the key stakeholders across the Sales and Marketing while also working autonomously with the wider finance teams.

This is a high level position within the organisation, and therefore you will be required to communicate effectively at the level that this key position requires.
This is an ideal role for a qualified accountant with excellent technical knowledge, looking to take the next step in their career.

Key Area’s / Responsibility / Requirements
  • Financial Planning & Analysis - Advanced Excel is essential
  • Revenue reporting and recognition
  • Highly collaborative with a high level of communicative reporting skills
  • Competitor analysis – Brand & Sector
  • Internal operational review
  • KPI reporting – Sales & Operations
Yours skills as an accounting professional and a commercial analyst will be utilised to help drive profit.

Your Profile

The highly communicative nature of this role, and its twinning with detailed reporting and business critical information, see's the role suited to Qualified accounting professional who understand complex information and how it can be delivered to targeted audience in a fashion which ensures the team, division and organisation reach their goal.

Happy to see applications straight from practice ACA / ACCA as well as CIMA qualified from commerce and industry

The Company

My client is a Cheshire based retail organisation who have an increasingly large footprint in the online retail market.

Salary & Benefits

£45,000 to £48,000 plus Bonus
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