Commercial Finance Director

Harper May Ltd
City of London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Harper May is currently working exclusively with a luxury watch maker based in Central London. The company make bespoke timepieces that are worn around the globe. Furthermore, our client has 11 concessions in the UK and an outstanding e-commerce platform that provides 60% of their revenue. The company is now seeking a Commercial Finance Director to work with the CEO and lead on all strategic decisions. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with extensive retail/e-commerce experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading, developing and expanding the Commercial funcrion
  • Managing 4 junior analysts
  • Business partnering closely with the CEO and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for new product lines and store openings
  • Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy
  • Work closely with marketing teams to ensure the continued integrity of the brand

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA would be advantageous
  • Must have prior retail/e-commerce experience
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • 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