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Financial Director

Employer
Savant Recruitment Experts
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Finance Director | High Growth Retail/Wholesale Company | Brixton | £75,000-£90,000

Finance Director job for a high growth retail/wholesale company based in Brixton paying £75,000-£90,000

Your New Company

You'll be working for an award winning SME retail/wholesale business based in Brixton that have grown exponentially over the past 2 years and have ambitious growth plans over the next 5. They believe in environmentally sustainable and ethically traded products and support reinvestment in local communities across the world either directly or through their supply chain.

Your New Role

You'll be working as a Finance Director reporting directly into the board and will play an instrumental role in helping the business grow commercially as well as guiding the financial strategy and controls business partnering a variety of key stakeholders. Your duties will include;
  • Financial controls and reporting
  • Commercial finance analysis and FP&A
  • Lead a finance team of 3, ensuring all responsibilities across the team are delivered to a high standard, and team members are developed
  • Contribute to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions, providing financial analysis and guidance on all initiatives and projects
  • Lead the planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes, working with the business teams to define ambitious goals and KPIs which will lead to delivery of business strategy
  • Lead an effective performance management process, with reporting against targets which is insightful and drives to better business outcomes
  • Own the company's cashflow management, including timely and accurate forecasting
  • Maintain a high-quality control environment, ensuring systems and processes are robust, compliant, allow for future growth, and ensure all statutory and tax requirements are met
  • Support the Chair in managing investor relations and reporting
  • Ensure the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met, including B-Corp and Carbon Neutral accreditation


What you'll need to succeed

You'll need to be a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent with experience of leading month end and year end processes. You'll have a proven track record of helping a business develop and grow ideally within a high growth retail, wholesale, hospitality or food and beverage business.

What you'll get in return

You'll be paid £75,000-£90,000 plus bonus and pension with 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) as well as mental health days and charity days. You'll be given the opportunity to report directly into the board and really leave your mark on the business as well as shaping the finance function as you see fit as the business grows. On top of this, you'll also be provided both breakfast and lunch whilst on site with both flexible and hybrid working available.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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