Head of Finance - Retail - London - £85k
Our client is a well-known international retailer with headquarters in Europe. It has a strong reputation and is currently in an exciting growth phase in the UK with plans to open numerous new locations.
The Head of Finance will work closely with the Country Director and play a big part in the continuous growth and expansion of the Brand in the UK. We are looking for a hands on, dynamic individual who will lead, manage and mentor a finance team of 6.
Ownership of all financial aspects of the UK division ensuring that management and statutory financial information is accurate and timely.
Budgeting, accounting, financing, planning, reporting and cost control activities in accordance with Group policies.
Communication of overall Country performance to the Country Director and Corporate within Company deadlines.
Provide a monthly summary of the P & L and Balance Sheet with variance analysis, highlighting key areas of development or areas that need attention including monthly forecasting.
You will ensure that financial processes are robust, efficient and effective.
Ensuring all new location openings have the necessary licences and permits.
Manage relationships with external auditors and tax advisors.
Italian or Spanish speaker or experience working within a European organisation
Experience of finance within a retail organisation
Knowledge of IFRS
10 years’ finance experience
This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, enthusiastic finance professional who is looking to be part of a fast growing and successful business.