Manufacturer Finance Controller

Competitive | London | Contract
Posted 3 months ago

Manufacturer Finance Controller

Up to £600 per day - 3-6 month contract - West London

InterQuest Recruitment are proud to be supporting the recruitment of a Manufacturer Finance Controller for one of our most valued clients, a leading retailer with a fantastic reputation.

The Role:

Accountable for all aspects of financial control regard manufacturer rebates across the clients group.

Own the financial processes including month end, balance sheet, P&L and cash inputs for the area including
Management of month end in a timely and accurate manner
Ensuring the balance sheet is fully understood and reconciled
Ensure accounting treatments are in line with relevant accounting standards and minimum control standards (IFRS)
Oversee the accounting for complex areas and areas of judgement including accruals and supplier costs.
Lead the team to deliver high quality accounting control and clear communication to other areas of finance and the business
Drive process improvement to standardise processes across the brands and the various areas
Advise on the financial accounting implications of new revenue streams and transactions, seeking guidance where necessary and ensuring optimal treatments are implemented
Liaise with other functional finance and operational teams to ensure all cross charges are understood and legitimate.
Work closely with the Category Heads of Finance to ensure they have the insights on manufacturer rebates to feed into their respective Category reporting.
Provide accounting support to the claims team to ensure the validity and timely collection of claims.
Communicate with our international subsidiaries to ensure all intercompany balance are aligned.
Be the point of contact for our clients auditor on manufacturer rebates during interim and full audits.
Drive sound accounting controls metrics supporting and mentoring finance and non-finance colleagues to deliver enhanced performance across the business.


- 4-7 years post Qualified.
- Massive Retail Background e.g. Game Sainsbury, Tesco etc
- Experience in Rebates and Stock

• Stakeholder Management – Manage and influence senior stakeholders (Advanced)
• Accounting and Financial Management - Apply financial knowledge to commercial and operational areas and explain clearly to others (Advanced)
• Written and Verbal Communication Skills – able to tell a complex story in a compelling manner via all means of communication (Advanced)
• Problem Solving – Analyse and understand complex data and situations to recommend the optimal solution (Advanced)
• Results Focused – Delivers work end to end to conclusion in a planned and controlled manner.
• Excel skills (Advanced)
• Excellent attention to detail
• Excellent track record at working

For more information about this role, please contact:

Michelle Johnson

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