Financial Controller

Market-Leading Business

South Hertfordshire - up to £60,000p.a. +Bens

Are you looking to work for an established, global company with a prestigious client base and where you can have a tangible impact?

We are partnered with a premier brand management company and owner of a diversified portfolio of strong global brands.

With clear leadership, this company have an ethos of creating effective partnerships both internally and externally, and you will build and maintain strong relationships with all internal and external stakeholders such as auditors, banks etc as well as being a finance partner with various areas of the business internally.

Despite the high-profile, international nature of their business, the company has an exceptionally personal SME feel, and this role will work very closely with the highly credible, knowledgeable and supportive senior leadership team.

Given the size of the Group finance function, you will need to have a pragmatic approach to hands-on, day-to-day requirements, whilst also demonstrating a commercial attitude, providing analysis and an awareness of the ‘bigger picture’.

Working closely with the engaging CFO, you will be responsible for producing the accounts for one of the well-known brands within their stable on both a UK and European basis.

Key to your success will be your technical competence, your attitude and your ethic.

As well as the management and financial accounting requirements, you need to be pragmatic regarding the day-to-day duties that are inevitable withing a family-run, growth business.

Therefore, you will be heavily involved in the transactional elements of the business such as AR, stock and sales reporting, payroll duties as well as month end tasks and revenue budgeting.

About You

* You need to have relevant accounting experience with a professional qualification.
* You will need to have a background demonstrating a commercial focus and an awareness of the bigger picture.
* An SME and/or ‘can-do’, hands-on mindset.
* A background within a fashion or Audit background would help accelerate the learning process.
* Strong communication skills and an ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels of seniority.

Based in modern and well positioned offices in the South Hertfordshire, this role offers an opportunity to develop strong relationships with many of the senior stakeholders of the business.

If you are collaborative in your approach, are happy with the ‘hands-on’ requirements and have a history of offering insights that drive commercially oriented independent decision making across previous businesses, this could be the ideal match.

This is merely a ‘taster’ for this opportunity.

Want to know more about the business, the duties and the potential?

This process is moving extremely swiftly. If you are interested, please apply ASAP or contact me for a confidential conversation.


  • A relevant accountancy qualification is highly advantageous.
  • Experience in using an ERP System and advanced Excel
  • Relevant exposure, including stock control, gained in a similar environment
  • A positive and collaborative approach with strong interpersonal skills
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy, ensuring financial data is summarised in a logical way and targeted to the relevant audience.
  • A high level of commercial acumen, with first-class communication skills
  • Strong staff management and development skills with a knowledge of the challenges within a high-growth businesses
  • Adaptability and comfort with a growing and evolving business
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