£350 - 450 per day + (Inside IR35)
08 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021
Chris Plank
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Trace have partnered with a high growth, multi-channel e-commerce retailer with global presence, looking for an interim Finance Controller to help scale finance in line with their current and future growth plans, with turnover exceeding £50m in less than 5 years - making them one of the fastest growing companies in the UK!

This is a fantastic and exciting opportunity for a proven Senior Financial/Management Accountant, Finance Manager or Finance Controller, looking for the next step in their career. You will be a team player with proven leadership skills, and comfortable working in a fast paced and continuously evolving business.

You must be readily available within a few weeks and have prior interim experience.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the completion and accuracy of management accounts for multiple entities
  • Complete responsibility for the accuracy of balance sheet positions
  • Create consolidated management accounts whilst driving recommendation for change and continuous improvements
  • Business partner with various third parties, including international sales tax/VAT across global jurisdictions
  • Monitor and report on cash flow position for the group, identifying and resolving shortfalls and surpluses
  • Review business performance, risks and opportunities in liaison with the Commercial Management Accountant, including reforecasting and marketing budgets
  • Act as Finance Business Partner across the business ensuring continuous development and efficiencies are highlighted/reported
  • Assist with the training and development of the finance function, overseeing day to day finance activities are completed on time and with accuracy

Additional Projects and Involvements

  • Team development and management/mentoring
  • Build and shape new ERP and Systems
  • Impact commercial business decisions across all levels of the SLT

Personal and Qualification Specifications

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Management experience
  • Qualified accountant
  • 2+ years' experience in a similar role, ideally retail/e-commerce, or other high growth/PE back businesses


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