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Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Putney, London
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: 628_1561044256
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: June 20, 2019 16:24

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with an online retail company based in Putney, West London. The company are currently seeking a Head of Finance to lead their team. My client is known for their Fashionable handbags and accessories and has grown organically via their excellent ecommerce platform. They have seen year on year growth and are planning to expand and open up a site this year.

The Head of Finance will take full charge of the finance function and provide strategic advice regarding store openings and new collaborations. The successful candidate will be fully qualified and must have prior Ecommerce experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading and developing the finance team
  • Offering analysis and strategic advice regarding new openings
  • Leading on investment appraisals
  • Creating detailed mid and long term financial models
  • Implementing and improving first class systems and controls
  • Balance sheet forecasting, including cash flow forecasting
  • 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
  • Must have prior Ecommerce 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