Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Keighley, West Yorkshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: JR14838_1551461706
Contact Name: Dave Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2019 17:35

Job Description

The Business

Over the last 5 years Badgequo has delivered consistent year on year growth culminating in its recent purchase by cosmetics giant Warpaint London PLC in 2017.

With growth coming from both domestic and international markets through established relationships with Blue Chip retailers, Technic joins the rest of Warpaint's successful brands including w7. This high profile acquisition offers further opportunities for development and for the most career focused individuals; exposure to a senior management team of industry leading entrepreneurs.

This is a business with a reputation for excellence in people, process and delivery in a fast moving, consumer focused market and there is plenty more to come.

The Candidate

The person will be a qualified accountant. Some industry experience would be highly preferable so as to bring experience of living and breathing the flow in a high-volume transaction environment. Proven record of monthly management reporting skills through a full month-end process.

The person will be a strong people manager and able to recognise that everyone is different but that collectively it is the team and its efficiency in achieving its goals that is the most important thing. A key remit for the role will be to ensure we have a team that is fit for growth with the correct roles and correct people in them covering all bases.

The traditional attention to detail and strong IT, system and Excel skills are a must.

In short, the right person will seize the opportunity and drive the role where they would like it to go, no opportunities will be held back!

The Role

The role will include, but not be limited, to the following:

  • Day to day management of the finance team (four people = GL/stock, AR, AP and accounts assistant)

  • Strong focus on management information and run/control the month-end process through to Board pack submission

  • Monthly consolidation of all Group company accounts (UK, Germany, HK and China)

  • Balance sheet ownership and integrity

  • Additional commercial reporting monthly to internal product managers and Group directors

  • Working capital and cash management/planning/forecasting

  • Invoice Finance and Trade Finance facility management, including day to day management of the relationship with the company's bankers

  • Supervise and drive the credit control activity

  • Working in a multi-currency environment and appropriate FX planning and coverage

  • Monthly payrolls for each territory with the support of local agents, and then prepare annual returns, P11ds etc.

  • Continue to develop the relationship with the Group head office finance team and lead projects as they arise

  • Annual budgets and periodic reforecasts

  • Lead the year-end audit and statutory process.

The package on offer

As ever, the package can be negotiated according to the right person's experience and capability, but the outline is as follows:

  • Up to £55k - £60k depending on experience

  • Bonus scheme set annually

  • 25 days paid holiday per year + statutory holidays

  • Private health cover

  • Pension contributions.

The package will be tailored according to the candidate and experience.