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Financial Controller

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Position Title: Financial Controller
Location: [City], [Town]
Position Type: Full-time
Department: Finance
Reports to: [Name/Role]

Company Description

[Company Name] is a leading retail organisation dedicated to delivering high-quality products and exceptional customer experiences. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Financial Controller to lead our finance team and contribute to the overall financial management and success of our retail operations.

Job Description

As the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, accounting, and reporting within the retail division. You will play a key role in ensuring financial integrity, regulatory compliance, and strategic financial planning.

Financial Management:

  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the retail division.
  • Manage the preparation of financial statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Implement and maintain robust internal controls to safeguard company assets.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting processes for the retail business.
  • Collaborate with department heads to establish budgetary targets and financial goals.

Financial Analysis:

  • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, providing insights into key performance indicators.
  • Monitor and report on variances between actual and budgeted financial results.

Compliance and Reporting:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Prepare and submit financial reports to regulatory bodies and senior management.

Team Leadership:

  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performing team culture.

Strategic Planning:

  • Contribute to the development of financial strategies to support the overall business objectives.
  • Provide financial insights and guidance to senior management.


  • [Add required and desirable qualifications]
  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller in the retail industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations, accounting principles, and financial reporting standards.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.

Additional Information

Joining [Company Name] means being part of a dynamic and growth-oriented organisation. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for professional development. If you are a strategic finance professional with a passion for the retail industry, we invite you to apply and contribute to our continued success.

[Company Name] is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

This job description is a generic template and can be customised to align with the specific needs and values of your company.

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