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Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London, England
Industry:
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum
Reference: 610_1568652494
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: September 16, 2019 17:48

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a leading online retail company specialising in high-end fashion. The company are currently seeking a Chief Financial Officer to lead their team. My client is known for high end clothing and has grown organically via their excellent ecommerce platform. The Chief Financial Officer will take full charge of the finance function and act as a key driving force for further company growth. The successful candidate will be fully qualified and must have prior Ecommerce experience.

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 would be advantageous
  • Must have Ecommerce experience
  • 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