Interim Head of Finance

Job Title: Interim Head of Finance
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: BBBH165_1532621833
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2018 17:17

Job Description

Harper May is currently retained with a high growth sports retail organisation business based in Central London. My client has enjoyed phenomenal success since inception largely due to their leading ecommerce platform. The apparel created by my client can be seen on many famous sports stars and has been particularly successful in the US, where they are now looking to open a number of stores. This dynamic company is currently seeking an interim Head of finance to lead their growing team. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with a strong track record of developing retail brands. Prior store roll-out experience would be a benefit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of the finances
  • Extensive business partnering with designers and retail leaders to ensure the continued success of the brand
  • Leading and developing a small team
  • Offering extensive P&L analysis concerning each brand, both regionally and internationally
  • Oversight of the consolidation and reporting for the organisation
  • Creating detailed company forecasts and setting budgets
  • Balance sheet Reconciliations
  • Ownership of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting functions
  • Developing and maintaining first class systems and controls

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Must be immediately available
  • Extensive retail or multi-entity experience is essential
  • Must have strong technical accounting ability
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Excellent Excel skills