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Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Industry:
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: 610_1560524192
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: June 14, 2019 15:56

Job Description

Harper May is working with a luxury retailer based in glamorous West London. This company is an industry leading brand, considered to be a hallmark of quality. The company hold a global presence as a high end retailer of their luxury goods and are a household name within this area of retail, gaining vast industry recognition for the quality of their products. The company are looking for a Head of Finance to join their team in their head office and assist with the companies continued expansion into the market.

The Head of Finance will sit alongside the core finance function and will be responsible for leading on commercial strategy and pricing of new lines. The successful candidate will be fully qualified and must have luxury retail experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading and growing the commercial finance function
  • Offering comprehensive analysis on costs and pricing of new lines
  • Business partnering extensively with the CEO and core finance team
  • Setting company KPI's and reporting to the board
  • Monitoring and forecasting of cash flow
  • Oversight of development and improvement of business reporting
  • Working closely with COO to create the operational budget

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must be fully qualified
  • Must have prior luxury retail experience
  • 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