Financial Controller

Recruiter
The Hut Group
Location
Manchester Airport, Manchester
Salary
Upto £60,000 + Benefits
Posted
01 Jan 2019
Closes
29 Jan 2019
Ref
THGFC
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Financial Controller

Competitive salary + bonus

About The Hut Group:

THG is one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About the Division:

Finance at THG is a rapidly growing and evolving team, covering all areas of finance from central functions such as accounts receivable and payable, treasury, tax and internal audit, to specific commercial teams for each of our divisions; Beauty, Tech, Consumer, Health and Brands. As the business expands and takes on new challenges in the form of acquired businesses or new ventures, finance is there to support every step of the way, leading to dynamic and challenging roles – no two days are the same! Common characteristics among our team are the ability to drive change, adaptability and resourcefulness, to ensure we can keep pace with the business, without compromising on financial control or sales performance.

About the Financial Controller Role:

Working closely with the Group Finance Director & Divisional CEO you will partner up with other functions outside finance and with your strong network in eg. logistics, production and sales, you will build business plans and define ways to identify gaps, opportunities.

In order to really know what drives the business, you will define ways to measure and report on the key indicators of it.

You will obsessively drive the P&L and business model forward, identifying growth opportunities, cost savings and efficiency gains.

Requirements of the Financial Controller role:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Experience working within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with Senior Stakeholders
  • Proven, hands-on experience of management reporting in a large and complex business.
  • Analytical, quick to grasp the fundamentals of a business and have strong communication skills.
  • Extensive business partnering & cost accounting experience
  • Ability to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-moving and changeable environment.
  • A 1st / 2:1 Degree in Maths, Finance or Accounting is desirable

Benefits of the Financial Controller role:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Employee discounts
  • Onsite Doctor

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