Head of Finance

Salary/Rate:c.£80,000 per annum
Type of work desired:Perm
Desired work region:Greater London
Sector:Retail
Post Date:13. 02. 2024
Ref:41401
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About Profile

  • A highly experienced Head of Financial Control & Reporting with over 23 years of expertise, specializing in the retail sector.
  • Designed and implemented Robotics Process Automation (RPA) across the finance team, covering Accounts Payable and Sales Ledger. Streamlined data flow processes, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
  • Spearheaded the finance data strategy and transformed system design through Oracle Cloud integrations.
  • Orchestrated integration of diverse payment methods in physical stores and the online website, including marketplace integration.
  • Restructured group entities in collaboration with legal, compliance, and company secretary teams. Ensured a smooth transition to a simpler corporate structure without compromising tax credits.
  • Led internal and external audit processes annually, resolving accounting issues related to VAT, Capital Allowance, and IFRS 16 treatment.
  • Introduced Section 172 statement and Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) in the annual report.
  • Developed Power BI and implemented reporting mechanisms to measure finance process efficiency, enhancing visibility and transparency for month-end reporting delivery.

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