Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum
Reference: BBBH249_1516985048
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 26, 2018 16:44

Job Description

Harper May is currently working an artisan chocolatier based in Central London. Since inception in 2009, my client has built a reputation for providing products of the highest quality and grew by 75% last year. Furthermore, the company has recently partnered with a growing hotel and leisure business to provide a truly magnificent experience. My client is currently seeking a Finance Director to oversee their 3 London sites and their new partnership. The successful candidate will be fully qualified and will have prior retail/FMCG experience.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of the finance function
  • Leading and developing the finance team adding new members as the company continues to grow
  • Business partnering with the MD and other senior leaders to drive profitability
  • Delivering top and bottom line financial results
  • Setting pricing and reporting on margins
  • Oversight of companywide KPI's and performance
  • Providing extensive analysis and projections regarding the new joint-venture
  • Creating extensive rolling forecasting models
  • Investigating new business opportunities and liaising with potential investors
  • Oversight of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting function
  • Implementing and maintaining first class systems and controls


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully qualified
  • Highly motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Prior FMCG/retail experience is essential
  • 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