Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Maidenhead, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £90000 per annum + £5,000 Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Miles Gallagher

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Financial Controller FMCG / Retail. Maidenhead, Berkshire

£75,000 - £90,000 plus car allowance plus benefits

The company

Wade Macdonald is working with an impressive SME division of a global Retail organisation based in Maidenhead. We are currently recruiting for a Finance Controller and this is a role seeking to succession plan someone into a Financial Director role in the future. With an established brand and plans for investment in the future, this is a great opportunity for a qualified accountant. .

The role

In this role you will work with the Senior Management Team and be responsible for:

  • Supervising the finance team
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory reporting, including IFRS and UK GAAP)
  • Reviewing and monitoring working capital
  • Drive budget and forecasting processes
  • Introduce new processes and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Analyse and interpret information on sales, and ROI to ensure that the business understands it brand position in the market place
  • Producing financial reports and statement for the Board of Directors
  • Collaborating with the Board of Directors

What you will need to be successful

The successful Financial Controller will be a qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) accountant with previous experience working for a growing SME FMCG / Retail organisation.

You will have excellent man management experience

A background in working for a global parent company will be highly beneficial but not essential.

Technically strong in UK GAAP / IFRS

You will also be a commercially minded individual able to not only review but also interpret and give credence to the numbers you are presenting whilst considering factors influencing the sector

What you will receive in return

The opportunity to join an already well-established brand and work with the Board of Directors to ensure that the brand legacy is sustained. This is a great opportunity for someone to really be part of the future success of the brand. Together with an impressive salary this role also offer pension, £5k car allowance, healthcare and a whole host of other benefits.

How to proceed

If you are a qualified accountant with a background of working in Retail / FMCG then please contact caterina.glenn@wademacdonald.com

Financial Controller FMCG / Retail. Maidenhead, Berkshire

£75,000 - £90,000 plus car allowance plus benefits

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.