Type: Permanent Full Time
Reference: 10908
Location: Unit 60 The Runnings Cheltenham
Closing date for applications: 30.04.24
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits

The Role

The Financial Controller- Financial Reporting heads up the Financial Reporting team and is responsible for ensuring that Group and subsidiary statutory accounts and accounting submissions are accurately prepared in accordance with IFRS and other relevant legislation, and within the applicable time frame.

As a technical expert you will play a key role in providing high quality advice on complex accounting matters and ensure all financial and statutory reporting requirements are met.

You Will

  • Manage the production of the Half Year and Year End Group IFRS accounts.
  • Manage the preparation of all subsidiary accounts for the Group, both UK and international
  • Drive and deliver the external audit in conjunction with the Group’s auditors
  • Act as the technical lead for the Group. Researching new and changing accounting standards under IFRS and recommending/implementing changes across the Group
  • Engage with third party technical advisors as required.
  • Manage a team of technical accountants, currently 3 + 2 contractors.
  • Provide information to the tax team for preparation of tax returns
  • Monitor intercompany recharges and compliance with transfer pricing requirements.
  • Oversee the validation of information reported in trade announcements to the City.
  • Manage the budget and accruals for accounting professional fees across the Group.
  • Oversee the accounting for share schemes and other technical accounting areas.
  • Provide support to the Finance senior management team and peers as required.
  • Lead the transformation initiatives for financial reporting.
  • Manage ad hoc international requirements, liaising with other departments within Superdry as needed

You Are

  • A qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with Big 4 audit experience (preferred) and at least 5 years post qualification experience
  • A technically strong accountant with a good working knowledge of all relevant standards, particularly IFRS 16. You must have a good knowledge of complex global consolidations including different FX treatments and have led a group audit process.
  • Proactive, driven, resilient and able to work under your own initiative.
  • A highly organised, diligent person with exceptional attention to detail.
  • An effective communicator, with the ability to change your approach depending on audience.
  • A team player and leader, able to work effectively and collaboratively across the business.
  • An ability to work under pressure to set deadlines.
  • An analytical thinker and local problem solver.
  • Excellent Excel and system skills

Working for Superdry has never been so rewarding…

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, we also offer a holiday buying scheme
  • An additional day off to celebrate your Birthday
  • Family is massively important to us, so we have a broad range of family-friendly working policies in place, including enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption leave
  • Company Pension scheme
  • All employees are covered by our Life Assurance policy whilst working at Superdry. We feel it’s important to offer protection for your family and loved ones in such a situation and to support this we offer life assurance cover which pays a lump sum equivalent either twice or four times your annual salary
  • A big staff discount – naturally. Because we know that you love to wear Superdry, you’ll benefit from a 50% discount in store and online
  • Our Head Office is home to our very own store for staff only where you can treat yourself to heavily discounted sample stock
  • A health cash plan is open to all employees.
  • Flexible working and core working hours between 10am – 4pm to help you achieve that all-important work-life balance
  • Access to onsite parking and as part of our sustainable development goals, we have a selection of electrical car parking points freely available to staff.
  • A range of learning and development materials to help you in your career and grow with us
  • We like to give back, so we allow our employees time off for volunteering work
  • A global employee assistance plan in place that you can access anytime you want - it’s free and confidential
  • You’ll also have access to a Cycle To Work Scheme and an excellent Car contract hire/purchase scheme
  • A range of local discounts with businesses across Gloucestershire
  • At Superdry, everyone has a voice and we want to hear it. We create environments where individuality can flourish and is celebrated as part of who we are as a brand. We’re incredibly proud that over 90% of our people feel strongly that they can be themselves at work.

    We want to meet people with varied backgrounds because we understand that diversity of thought encourages new ideas to thrive, fuelling creativity and enabling us to do better work. We want to build a team which represents a variety of backgrounds, styles, perspectives, and skills; we hire people based on their merit and potential.

    We also welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at Superdry and will always accommodate it where possible.

    Please also have a look at our career website. Here you can find information about the Growing Futures Programme, a scheme that supports applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds to apply for roles at our HO in Cheltenham.

Please note that some jobs may be closed earlier than the published closing date if we get a high volume of applications. We therefore advise that you complete your application at your earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

Who we are

Superdry is a British, founder-led brand with a truly global presence. We’ve been proudly creating world-class product for almost two decades, offering genuine choice to our customers with our curated style collections. 

Our mission is to be the No. 1 sustainable style destination, delivering product that is authentic with unmatched quality and true integrity, much like our people. 

We are on an ambitious journey to serve our diverse community through a premium brand that’s focused on the future, prioritises sustainability, leads with craft, and celebrates culture. We need talented people to join us on the adventure, is this you?


Please note that some jobs may be closed earlier than the published closing date if we get a high volume of applications. We therefore advise that you complete your application at your earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

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