Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: 610_1556034470
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 23, 2019 16:47

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with one of the UK's leading restaurant chains. The company have built a food empire through exquisite branding and providing a fantastic consumer experience. My client currently has multiple UK sites and is looking to expand in the next year with plans to open up more sites. The company are currently seeking a Head of Finance to run all UK operations and provide strategic advice.

The Head of Finance will work closely with the CEO and other board members to maintain the integrity of the brand, and will manage a team. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with extensive multi-site retail/food experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading, developing and expanding the finance team
  • Complete oversight of the day-today running of finance
  • Business partnering closely with the CEO and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for new site openings
  • Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy
  • Work closely with marketing teams to ensure the continued integrity of the brand

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA
  • Must have prior multi-site experience
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • 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