Assistant Financial Controller

The Hut Group

Northwich, England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 04/06/2021
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  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

THG is one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader. Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions. To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About Finance

Finance at THG is a rapidly growing and evolving team, covering all areas of finance from central functions such as accounts receivable and payable, treasury, tax and internal audit, to specific commercial teams for each of our divisions; Beauty, Tech, Consumer, Health and Brands. As the business expands and takes on new challenges in the form of acquired businesses or new ventures, finance is there to support every step of the way, leading to dynamic and challenging roles – no two days are the same! Common characteristics among our team are the ability to drive change, adaptability and resourcefulness, to ensure we can keep pace with the business, without compromising on financial control or sales performance.


Working as part of the Stock Team the Assistant Financial Controller will be responsible for daily reconciliations relating to Stock and intercompany sales across the group as well managing a small team and adhering to deadlines.

    Daily reconciliations between the general ledger and its source systems, verification of completeness/accuracy of data
    Providing detailed commentary on outstanding items and working with key stakeholders to reduce and resolve issues.
    Working collaboratively with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable to maintain accuracy in intercompany invoicing and provide weekly update on reconciliation
    Be the go-to person for reconciliation related requests and queries.
    Management of small team (2 NVQ’s)
    Through training, pass on your experience and knowledge to trainee accountants, thus maintaining the continuing ethos of the company to improve and promote within.
    Monthly balance sheet reconciliations and source data controls
    Support for month end process


    Recently qualified in ACCA, CIMA etc.

    Good IT skills, including Excel, and able to learn new IT systems and processes
    Strong attention to detail and excellent workload management skills with a core focus on delivery
    A willingness to learn and develop, and to take on new responsibilities
    An excellent team player and able to work collaboratively with others and share knowledge
    Able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders at various levels
    Proactive in seeking improvements to improve processes and ensure they are optimised in terms of accuracy and efficiency
    Previous experience of financial reconciliations and reporting processes
    Proven ability to manage a busy workload whilst working to deadlines
    Able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and develop relationships
    Independent thinker


Competitve Salary

Company Bonus

Company Discounrt Scheme

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