Head of Finance

Harper May Ltd
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Harper May is currently working with an iconic brewing company based in Central London. This family founded organisation became famous when they challenged traditional brewing methods and brought a completely original product to market; now my client is a mainstay in establishments throughout the UK and is looking to continue their exponential growth. The company is currently seeking a Head of Finance to oversee their new site openings and kick-start their international expansion. The successful candidate will have prior SME multi-site retail experience and must be fully qualified.

Key responsibilities:

  • Form a close working relationship with the Senior Management Team, challenging existing assumptions and processes as required
  • Leading and developing the finance team, and overseeing expansion
  • Business partnering closely with non financial teams to increase profitability
  • Creating detailed mid and long term financial forecast models and setting operating budgets
  • Developing new business opportunities and liaising with potential investors
  • Implementing and improving first class systems and controls
  • Full control of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting functions
  • Review and monitoring of Group tax position, calculations and filings

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must be fully qualified with ACA preference
  • Must have prior SME or multi-site retail experience
  • Highly motivated and pro-active self starter
  • 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