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Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Industry:
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum
Reference: BBBH628_1551118581
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: February 25, 2019 18:16

Job Description

Harper May is working with a well established luxury fashion designer based in London. A quickly growing and high-end retailer is looking for a new Chief Financial Officer to head up their London based finance team. A producer of timeless evening wear has collaborated with some of the most well renowned designers both in the UK and globally. The role will sit in an extremely commercially focused and hardworking team.

Key responsibilities:

* To prepare a corporate strategy and annual business plan to ensure that the company attains its objectives as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible
* Manage the finance team efficiently and aid in development
* Work with the CEO on the strategic vision including forecasting and cultivating stakeholder relationships
* Participating and developing new business opportunities for the group
* Ensuring that adequate controls are installed and maintained
* Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal activities for the organisation including revenue/expense and balance sheet reports
* Overseeing all purchasing and payroll activity for staff and participants
* Monitor banking activities of the organisation
* Oversee the production of monthly reports as well as financial statements and cash flow projections
* Review and monitoring of Group tax position, calculations and filings



Desired Skills and Experience:

* Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
* Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
* Strong technical accounting skills are highly desirable
* Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
* Previous experience of managing and developing staff
* Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
* Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
* Excellent Excel skills