Commercial Finance Director

Recruiter
Harper May Ltd
Location
City of London, London
Salary
100000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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