Commercial Finance Manager

Harper May Ltd
City of London, London
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Harper May is currently working with a luxury designer fashion label that is well established throughout the UK. This renowned British company are well known for their high end fashion goods and have stores located across central London, with their flagship store situated in Knightsbridge. The company are looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to join their growing team. The role will involve business partnering with the e-commerce team to further grow this area of the business, as well as providing analysis for strategic decision making and commercial developments. This is an opportunity to join one of the most prestigious and luxurious retail brands in the UK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • An ownership of the global e-commerce profit and loss statements
  • Producing analysis on e-commerce figures, performance and variances
  • Producing annual and 5 year budgeting and forecasting
  • Business partnering with the departmental heads of the marketing and trade teams
  • Analysing the profit at both store and group level
  • Producing investment appraisals and profitability analysis for new retail stores
  • Ensuring accurate budgeting and forecasting for the stores
  • Analysing group performance to ensure accurate and innovative strategies for growth
  • Business partnering with the store managers and the finance team
  • Will produce management information packs that will be reviewed by the board

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Is CIMA/ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Previously has had experience with e-commerce
  • Has experience within the retail industry
  • A university degree would be highly advantageous
  • Has an analytical mind with strong numerical skills
  • Highly-motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines