Financial Controller, E-commerce, 6-9m FTC, c£75k

£70k - 80k per year
13 Sep 2021
11 Oct 2021
Ellie Heanue
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

A fast paced, e-commerce business is in a stage of hyper growth. They are seeking an experienced Financial controller with strong leadership skills, impressive technical knowledge and comes from an e-commerce space.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts, including consolidations
  • Leading on all technical accounting matters and ensuring ongoing compliance with IFRS
  • Overseeing the audit process with external auditors
  • Taking responsibility for quarterly group reporting
  • Cash flow management
  • Responsible for International Sales Tax compliance within the business
  • International VAT experience
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations monthly, ensuring that working papers are completed to a high standard
  • Ensuring your team is always clear about the work to be done how their work fits into the bigger strategic picture
  • Managing a team of 4
  • Conducting regular performance reviews, sharing constructive feedback, celebrating successes and managing any performance issues promptly

The person we are looking for:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA with 3+ years Post-Qualified experience
  • Must have experience working within E-commerce or Retail
  • Experience of working or consulting in a fast-moving consumer sector
  • Experience with delivering all technical accounting for a businesses
  • A people person with strong relationship skills


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