Group Financial Controller

Job title : Group Financial Controller
Location : London
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : J9017

Altus Partners is delighted to be partnered with a Private Equity backed retail organisation based in London. This innovative business offers an organic and ethical range of products that are industry award winning. The success of their product has seen revenues double for 3 consecutive years. In line with this exponential growth and recent fund raise, they are now seeking a Group Financial Controller to join the growing finance team.  

  • Full ownership of the close process for the group ensuring the month is closed in a timely manner.

  • Production of the Management Accounts Pack with variance analysis explaining key movements.

  • Preparation of multi-currency consolidation of the group P&L and Balance sheet

  • Implementation and continuous improvement of the management accounts pack to support the business growth and complexity.

  • Overseeing a team of 3 assistant accountants

  • Implementing a robust financial control environment across the group ensuring completeness and accuracy of data

  • Strong balance sheet control ensuring all account and reconciled and reviewed monthly.

  • Reviewing, implementing and improving processes in finance ensuring  automating as the business experiences 2x growth.

  • Overseeing day to day and management of a small but growing team.

  • Preparation and submission of UK year end statutory accounts

  • Working with our accountants for submission of year end corporation tax returns

  • Reviewing and ensuring the financial accounting for the group ensuring the correct treatment of items regarding revenue, stock, intercompany and share options.


  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA

  • Experience at an accountancy practice will be beneficial

  • 2+ years post qualification experience

  • Retail/FMCG/Consumer Goods experience is essential

  • Experience in working for a high growth organisation is highly beneficial