Finance Director

Recruiter
Communicate
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£120,000 + Package
Posted
23 Aug 2021
Closes
20 Sep 2021
Ref
JMS-9752-FD
Job Title
Finance Director
Experience Levels
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the Company:

My client is a leading luxury clothing retailer with an annual turnover of £15 Million, who distribute Internationally and currently hold five independent stores based in London. This position is part of a thriving design team and works in a high-energy, fast-paced environment. They have a strong e-commerce business and plan to establish a warehouse in the United States to serve and supply their large client base. Their high-end collections are offered at prominent and well-known UK retailers, and they want to expand their business significantly in the future years.

About the Role:

Reporting directly into the CEO, the Finance Director will work to manage a small team of 7, and will be in charge of the finance department's day-to-day operations as well as more senior-level tasks including budgeting and forecasting, analysis, and financial planning for new initiatives. Acting as the CEO’s ‘right hand’, the Finance Director’s responsibilities will include, among other responsibilities:

  • Regularly reporting to the board of directors
  • Analysing company performance and identifying strengths/weaknesses
  • Making recommendations for future plans
  • Simplifying internal procedures
  • Keeping documents organised and up to date

Qualifications Required:

You will be:

  • ACA/CIMA Qualified Accountant
  • An experienced Finance Director, you will have significant PQE within the retail industry (SME retail experience is preferred)
  • Strong communication and persuading skills
  • Previous finance expertise in the retail industry with a great eye for detail