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Director of Finance

Job Title: Director of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH116_1501172612
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: July 27, 2017 17:23

Job Description

Harper May is working with a luxury jewellery retailer, based in Central London. With last year's revenue exceeding $4 billion, they are firmly entrenched as the capital's pre-eminent procurer of diamonds and have gained a reputation for exclusivity and discretion. As a result of their enormous success, they are looking to hire a Director of Finance, who will fit into their highly professional, yet friendly and open, working environment. This is a superb opportunity to join one of the most respected and profitable brands in the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks.
  • Retain constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent problems.
  • Set up and oversee the company's finance IT system.
  • Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel, for example management accountants and internal auditors.
  • Oversee all audit and internal control operations.
  • Conduct analysis to make forecasts, and report to senior executives.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience as director of finance or similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices.
  • Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software.
  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.