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Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: 7714_1562683366
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: July 09, 2019 15:42

Job Description

My Client is one of London's most established fashion Retailers. The company are currently seeking a Head of Finance to lead their finance team based in Central London. My client has over 50 stores and concessions worldwide and have seen year on year growth, with it doubling last year.

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 luxury retail experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead an organisation with a strong foundation and a world famous brand.

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