Financial Controller

Job title : Financial Controller
Location : London
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : J8933

Altus Partners are delighted to be partnered with a Private Equity backed online retail organisation based in London. Having experienced rapid organic growth, largely due to their popular product base, the business has now secured substantial funding. Alongside enhancing their outstanding ecommerce platform, they are looking to open sites Internationally. In line with this growth activity, they are now seeking a Financial Controller to help build-out the finance function.  



This is a crucial role within the organisation and will operate at the heart of the finance function. Reporting into the CFO, the Financial Controller will lead a small team and will oversee all aspects of operational finance. 

  • Managing and developing the finance team of 4

  • Business partner with key stakeholders across the organisation and external investors

  • Full control of the general ledger and P&L

  • Producing accurate and timely financials to support commercial decision making

  • Cashflow and balance sheet forecasting across international entities

  • Increase efficiency and automation of finance processes

  • Ensuring robust systems and frameworks are in place to accommodate rapid growth through the organisation

  • Lead on budgeting and forecasting activity

  • Ad hoc accounting projects

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified

  • Prior retail/ecommerce or consumer goods experience

  • Multi-site/entity experience is beneficial

  • Prior management experience would be an advantage

  • Strong technical accounting ability