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Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH101_1505749291
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: September 18, 2017 16:41

Job Description

Our client is a luxury fashion designer and retailer based in central London. The company has gone from strength to strength since conception in 2001 and has won a series of accolades in esteemed magazines such as Grazia, Elle and Vogue. Our client has become world famous for their fashion goods, in particular their handbags. The company has high end stores across the biggest cities in the world, including Ney York, Tokyo, Paris and London where the flag ship store is situated. The company also has concessions in various stores such as Harvey Nichols, Bloomingdales and Liberty to name a few. Our client is looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to join the growing team in the London offices. The role will involve business partnering with the commercial teams as well as the non-financial teams such as marketing and sales. This is an opportunity to join an industry leading luxury retailer and become a part of a dynamic, exciting and fast paced work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing investment appraisals and profitability analysis for new retail stores
  • Analysing the profit at both store and group level
  • Business partnering with the commercial as well as marketing and sales
  • Producing cash flow forecasts for products at store and concession level
  • Analysing group performance to ensure accurate and innovative strategies for growth
  • Business partnering with the store managers and the finance team
  • Analysis of development options in regards to the European market
  • Will produce management information packs that will be reviewed by the board

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Is ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Has experience within the retail industry
  • Previously has had experience in a similar position
  • A university degree would be highly advantageous
  • Has an analytical mind with strong numerical skills
  • Highly-motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines