FC/ Head of Finance with Microsoft Dynamics for Luxury Retail Brand

Essence Resourcing
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Do to expansion an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller/ Head of Finance for a Successful, Global Fashion Designers. The brand is luxury and in the last 4 years throughout the recession it has grown by 30% in Turnover year on year.

Reporting into the Finance Director, the position is to run the finance function allowing the FD to work with the MD to further expand the business. Hands on management of the finance team and also to take control of, and develop the financial reporting processes

** To be considered for this position you must has strong knowledge of *Microsoft Dynamics* software as the systems is in the process of being implemented and you’ll need to lead the rest of the accounts team in this.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting/ Overseeing the Finance Manager in the development of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process.

  • Running in the day to day management of a large finance team which is split into the Retail and also wholesale divisions

  • Take responsibility for Tax and VAT payments and submissions.

  • Management of all reporting to international head office and senior management under IFRS.

  • Review and take overall responsibility for ensuring month end processes

  • Management and development of cash-flow forecasting

  • Development of all internal financial systems and processes

  • Various ad-hoc projects including IT systems development

    Candidates must have/be:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)

  • Experience of working in an international business

  • Experience of working in a Retail / FMCG business and/or an interest in working in the retail industry

  • International Tax experience

  • Experience managing and developing a finance team

  • Ability and personality to lead and develop a team

    This is an opportunity for a dynamic ACA/ (ideally Audit background) to develop this expanding luxury Fashion Brand. This is an excellent time in the business and the role offers long term career prospects for the right candidate.