Interim Head of Group Finance

Recruiter
Cedar Recruitment
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

A luxury high-end fashion retailer withe multiple sites across the UK with turnovers exceeding several hundred million is in need of a head of a central finance to re-organise their finance function which is currently undergoing a huge transformation. This is an incredible opportunity for an individual to take a stronghold on this and effectively deliver this process.

Key responsibilities:

  • Understand the function of central finance and plan the transition of this over a period of 3-6 months
  • Plan effectively and implement processes to cover all activities relating to monthly management accounts
  • Deliver the whole year-end process ensuring all numbers are reflected accurately
  • Liaise with external auditors to ensure all tax calculations are accurate
  • Re-design the key processes to improve financial controls and implement best practice
  • To take a stronghold on recruiting and improving the group finance team
  • To transition the group finance payroll into a single central function

Key requirements:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Retail experience is essential
  • Strong accounting and audit background
  • Experience of re-designing processes
  • Team management
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Extensive stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Must be able to travel quite frequently in the initial stages

The succesfsul candidate will be robust and have the gravitas to deliver this process


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/79146805