Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: 610_1558106960
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2019 16:29

Job Description

My client is one of the world's most recognisable luxury fashion brands. The company is based in Central London, and is seeking a Head of Finance to lead their team. My client has 115 stores and concessions world-wide and has seen tremendous growth over the last 5 years. The Head of Finance will play a vital role in providing financial strategy and delivering growth across all areas of the organisation. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with a strong technical ability and will have extensive luxury retail experience. This is a fantastic opportunity lead an organisation with a strong foundation and a world famous brand.

Key responsibilities:

  • Offering key strategic advice and insightful reports to the board of Directors
  • Providing commercial support to various business divisions
  • Creating detailed mid and long term financial models
  • Implementing and improving first class systems and controls
  • Full charge of the treasury function including forex and cash-flow management
  • Balance sheet forecasting, including forecasting of stock purchases in different currencies
  • Full control of reporting and statutory compliance across the group
  • Review and monitoring of Group tax position, calculations and filings

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must be fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Must have previous experience in luxury retail
  • Strong technical accounting skills are highly desirable
  • Highly motivated and pro-active self starter
  • 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