Head of Finance, Retail, 9 Months

Job Ref: CH579

Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
SECTOR: Retail, FMCG & Hospitality
DAY RATE: £450
JOB TYPE: Contract
JOB FUNCTION: Finance manager

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage the overall finance & accounting function
  • Manage the year end audit
  • Ensure Management Accounts are produced accurately and on time
  • Produce budgets & forecasts with commentary
  • Manage a small team with 2 direct reports
  • Produce profitability & business performance reports
  • Assist with the implementation of a new system
  • Support the international expansion plans, setting up finance teams and resources where required
  • Liaise with external accounting & banking partners
  • Ad Hoc Head of Finance tasks

Global Accounting Network are currently partnering with a luxury retail brand in their search for an interim Head of Finance.

As Head of Finance, this position reports into the CFO and will partner across the whole business to play a vital part in exciting international expansion plans. The key responsibilities will be a mix of statutory accounts, management accounts & FP&A.

Ideal Candidate: 

  • Strong FP&A & Controllership mix
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Retail background would be great, at least an understanding of stock
  • Prior line management experience
  • Previous experience in a fast growth business who is expanding internationally
  • Strong system experience, ideally previous implementation experience

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