Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: BBBH202_1522775209
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2018 18:06

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a luxury, hand crafted time piece retailer and manufacturer based in central London. This prestigious Swiss watchmaker has been retailing for the best part of 100 years and is world renowned for their high end, hand crafted watches and time pieces. The brand prides itself on using only the highest quality materials and offers original customization and augmentation to fit customer specification. With stores and concessions across the UK and US, this prestigious retailer is now looking for a Finance Manager to join the team. The role will involve business partnering closely with the UK and US commercial teams as well as working closely with new store openings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing financial analysis and providing commercial support to investment decision making
  • Analysing store trials and reviewing the profitability of customer initiatives
  • Producing the management accounts and overseeing the month end accounting process
  • Overseeing the development of 2 junior accountants
  • Preparing reports on EMEA store performance
  • Assisting the Head of Finance with the year end accounting process
  • Assisting with the production of the annual budgets
  • Assisting with the negotiation of manufacturing and client contracts

Key Requirements:

  • Will be fully ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • A background within the retail industry will be beneficial
  • Knowledge and experience with stock accounting will be advantageous
  • Candidates from a management accounts background will also be considered
  • Prior experience with commercial decision making
  • A creative problem solver
  • Strong communicator and team player