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Commercial Finance Director

Job Title: Commercial Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum
Reference: BBBH477_1531925447
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: July 18, 2018 15:50

Job Description

My client is one of the world's leading luxury tour operators, with over 50 stores in the UK. They specialize in luxury and tailor-made travel to both the business and consumer markets, as well as related services such as visa processing, to destinations around the world across nine different geographic regions. Due to continued growth, the business is looking to add a Commercial Finance Director to join their team in their office in Central London.

Key responsibilities:

* Leading, developing and expanding the finance team
* Complete oversight of the day-today running of finance
* Business partnering closely with the UK Managing Director and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
* Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
* Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for new destinations and store openings
* Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy
* Work closely with marketing teams to ensure the continued integrity of the brand



Desired Skills and Experience:

* Fully qualified ACA would be advantageous
* Must have prior Leisure/ Travel experience
* Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
* 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