ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Financial Controller
Alexander McQueen - Regular
London - United Kingdom
We are currently seeking a Financial Controller who will report to the Finance Director and be part of our dynamic Finance team.
The Financial Controller will manage and be responsible for all financial (as listed but not limited to the below) aspects of the Retail and e-commerce function of Alexander McQueen. The role will sit within the HO Finance function reporting to the Finance Director and provide business partnering to the Retail Operation team, E-commerce team, CRM team and Store Planning.
Monthly review of all store P&L’s by region, investigating any variances with regional controllers and retail managers
Responsible for all budgeting and forecasting of store P&L’s with regional controllers and retail managers
Monthly reviews of sales and costs with regional retail teams
Specific focus on comparability of stores in all reporting.
Working closely with store operations to ensure all costs are managed within budgets
Analysis of retail KPI’s
Margin and Inventory analysis
Monthly markdown provision and margin reconciliation by channel and by product
Ensure FTM tool is updated each month and reconcile margin back to
Review sales and margin files for accuracy
Work with Inventory control to create a monthly report for closing inventory by nature (FP, MD, Carry over etc)
Manage all reports requested by Kering relating to margin and inventory.
Work closely with Store Planning teams to ensure all estimates are received timeously and are accurate and in with budgets
Approving Capex invoices for payments
Maintain a clear working file of all projects (DOS, Franchise and SiS) detailing budgets and current costs highlighting any variances to budget.
Liaising with regional controllers to ensure budgets are communicated and costs are booked correctly
Maintain the Store Database ensuring accuracy of information
Updating any events through Store DB actual, budget and forecast
Maintaining and updating all lease information relating to stores ensuring alignment of IFRS16
Manage all CRM and retail benchmark reporting to Kering as well as oversee reporting of retail sales
Managing relations with Franchise Partners, raising invoices and chasing outstanding invoices (Capex, contributions, marketing)
Oversee Bespoke function
Perform ad hoc retail reports and analysis
Manage the closing and budgeting of all Retail and regional entities
Any other ad hoc duties as requested
Your Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or similar field of study
Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
Fashion Retail and Wholesale experience preferred
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Advanced Excel skills a must
Hyperion HFM and SAP experience preferred
Why work with us?
This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs, and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.
- Full time
- United Kingdom