Head of Commercial Finance

Job Title: Head of Commercial Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Reference: BBBH610_1553864113
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 12:55

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a high growth retail organisation based in Central London. My client started as a niche retailer with an outstanding ecommmerce platform and has quickly grown into a worldwide marketplace for boutique furniture. This extremely agile company are now looking to open a number of retails sites to supplement their growth. My client is currently seeking a Head of Commercial Finance to lead their team. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with a strong track record of developing retail brands. Prior store roll-out experience would be a benefit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of the finances
  • Extensive business partnering with designers and retail leaders to ensure the continued success of the brand
  • Leading and developing a small team
  • Offering extensive P&L analysis concerning each brand, both regionally and internationally
  • Oversight of the consolidation and reporting for the organisation
  • Creating detailed company forecasts and setting budgets
  • Balance sheet Reconciliations
  • Ownership of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting functions
  • Developing and maintaining first class systems and controls

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Extensive retail or multi-entity experience is essential
  • Must have strong technical accounting ability
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Excellent Excel skills