Head of Finance

Rockfield Specialist Recruitment
Bristol (City Centre)
12 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Finance

Based: Bristol

Salary: to £80,000 + benefits

Our client is a dynamic, VC backed global retail specialist, focussing upon a niche area of retail. They are the leaders in what they do and have doubled in size over the last three years, with, realistic, plans to achieve the same over the next three too. Growth has and will be achieved through a combination of organic and acquisition.

Reporting to the Financial Director, you will be responsible for all accounting for this c£180 million turn over business that is experiencing phenomenal growth. The role of Head of Finance supports the business head quartered in the UK, but operating Globally, and will lead your team of >20 in support of ongoing growth. You will lead from the front in positioning finance and your team as a support and an enabler to the business, proactive in their approach and involved in all areas. You will develop a new culture within your team, raising the profile of finance throughout the wider business. The head of finance will play a key role, as part of the senior management team, in the strategic direction of the business as a valued partner to Operational and Commercial Management and will be responsible for the timely and accurate provision of information (reports) to the Finance Director, European Chief Financial Officer, Group and Investors.

The role of Head of Finance:

To take charge of the financial management of the International business and provide support to the Management and European Chief Financial Officer:

The day to day role includes the overseeing of all accounting areas –

·Transactional accounting

·Financial Accounting

·Management Accounting

·Projects – ERP/systems upgrade, BI/insight, process improvement etc.

·Managing compliance and Auditors

·Vat and other taxation


·Line Management and mentorship to the finance team

·Ensure that the business operates within the financial and business operating parameters in relation to authorisations and spend limits at all times

·Administrator to company bank accounts


·Approval for overhead purchase requests

The role is all all-round Financial leadership role including full commercial and statutory responsibility.

This is a business with momentum. They support and develop their staff and have created a great atmosphere in which the right person will add significant value and develop their skills and ability.

If you are interested in this role, please apply online or contact Simon Collinson of Rockfield Specialist Recruitment

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80906544

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