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£40 – 45k DOE – London, W8
An ambitious Finance Manager / Assistant Financial Controller, who has superb Excel skills, is needed to join a luxury British lifestyle brand who has dressed some of the world’s most glamorous women. Going through an exciting period of change, expect to play a vital role heading up day-to-day financial activities whilst being integral to system / process improvements.
Dressing the likes of Beyonce, Angelina Jolie, Scarlett Johansson and Diana, Princess of Wales (to name just a few), this leading luxury brand is renowned for delivering effortlessly chic designs that range from beautifully cut ready-to-wear pieces, luxury handbags, small leather goods to a world-renowned wedding dress collection. They are now seeking a Finance Manager / Assistant Financial Controller, who has fantastic problem solving skills and the ability to manually manipulate data in Excel, to become the 1st port of call for all finance queries.
Working closely with the Head of Finance, the data savvy Finance Manager / Assistant Financial Controller will be pivotal to the day-to-day running of financial activities, whilst actively suggesting / implementing improvements to financial reporting, controls and processes. Whether you are supervising the AP / AR Controller & Finance Assistant; focusing on ways to improve cash management and cost control; preparing monthly management accounts; conducting balance sheet reviews; working with the SAP consultant to execute the P&L; reconciling and filing the Quarterly VAT Return or supervising the completion of accounting and variance analysis for payroll and PAYE compliance, you will be an energetic finance professional eager to make a difference in this exciting organisation.
To qualify… You should be a proactive Finance Manager / Assistant Financial Controller / Management Accountant / Accountant / Financial Controller or similar, with a CV that demonstrates:
- Experience in a similar Finance Management role within a small, fast moving environment;
- Excellent excel reporting skills
- An understanding of business cycles, with previous experience of inventory accounting and payroll / pension;
- Good communication skills;
- The ability to prioritise and meet the demands thrown on a small team in a growing business;
- Experience of managing and mentoring a small team;
- A very high attention to detail;
- Exposure to SAP Business One or other ERP system.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a Finance Manager / Assistant Financial Controller to join a luxury British brand who offer a progressive and rewarding environment.