• Location: London


Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics is seeking a strong, detail-oriented, process driven, hands-on Finance Manager. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and fast-growing company, playing a crucial role in setting up the systems and processes for its continued success. The job requires an individual with the technical proficiency and experience to develop a best-in-class finance function in close cooperation with global operations and finance team. This role reports to the CFO.


  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual financial statements
  • Provide KPIs and key metrics to monitor the company’s performance from topline to cash flow by sales channel
  • Optimize controlling processes and reports
  • Monitor receivables and payables including potential overdues with internal and external accountants
  • Preparation of special analyses and ad-hoc inquiries
  • Support in building a finance infrastructure
  • Optimize gross margin and work closely with the demand planner
  • Conduct regular treasury reviews with particular focus on currency management to ensure that material risks are mitigated
  • Overall risk management for the company
  • Act as main contact person for local auditors, tax consultants’ auditors
  • Assist on data migration from different software
  • Implement and monitor new financial systems and controlling tools/processes
  • Assist the preparation and enforcement of transfer pricing for different subsidiaries


  • Experience in working with consumer brands, favorably in the beauty industry
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and “can-do” attitude
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience
  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) with a strong financial acumen
  • Strong experience in managing Working Capital and Cash Flow
  • Experience in private equity funded start-up /growth business is a plus
  • Highly analytical mind and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in implementing ERP systems
  • Fluent English and native German speaker


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