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Luxury Retail Group

Head of Finance

Permanent

London, UK

Level

Director / President / C Suite

Skills

Corporate Finance (Advanced)

Financial Management (Advanced)

Managing Finances (Advanced)

Languages

English (Fluent)

Summary

Join a Luxury Retail Group as a new Head of Finance. In this pivotal role, you'll be the cornerstone of our financial strategy, driving growth and ensuring sustainability. You will lead financial operations, from strategic planning to execution, with a clear focus on optimising performance and profitability.

Responsibilities

  • You will lead the financial planning of our company by analysing its performance and risks. This includes preparing budgets, forecasts, and ensuring they align with our strategic objectives.
  • We expect you to retain constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent problems. This involves setting up robust financial controls and systems.
  • You shall oversee all audit and internal control operations, ensuring compliance with law and company policies. Your role is crucial in maintaining integrity in financial reports.
  • You will develop strategies that work to minimise financial risk. This responsibility requires a deep understanding of market trends and the ability to forecast economic conditions.
  • We expect you to manage the finance team, providing leadership, direction, and training to ensure an efficient and effective department.
  • You shall optimise the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position.
  • You will be responsible for developing and overseeing taxation strategy to ensure compliance with tax legislation at all levels. This means staying updated on changes in tax laws and adjusting strategies accordingly.
  • We expect you to contribute to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate, and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets, and drivers.

Requirements

  • You must possess a comprehensive understanding of financial principles and the ability to apply them in strategic planning and execution.
  • You should have proven experience in managing budgets, forecasts, and financial reports to ensure the organisation's financial health.
  • We expect you to demonstrate proficiency in using financial software platforms for data analysis and reporting purposes.
  • You need to show capability in leading and developing a finance team, fostering an environment of continuous improvement and professional growth.
  • You are required to exhibit strong communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with other departments and stakeholders.
  • We require you to maintain up-to-date knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to finance and accounting, ensuring compliance across all operations.
  • You should be able to identify financial risks and opportunities and advise on strategies to maximise organisational performance.
  • We look for your ability to innovate and implement financial processes and systems that increase efficiency and support business objectives.
  • Luxury is not essential but retail background is a must.
  • Background of investment will be a bonus.



Level

Director / President / C Suite

Skills

Corporate Finance (Advanced)

Financial Management (Advanced)

Managing Finances (Advanced)

Languages

English (Fluent)

Summary

Join a Luxury Retail Group as a new Head of Finance. In this pivotal role, you'll be the cornerstone of our financial strategy, driving growth and ensuring sustainability. You will lead financial operations, from strategic planning to execution, with a clear focus on optimising performance and profitability.

Responsibilities

  • You will lead the financial planning of our company by analysing its performance and risks. This includes preparing budgets, forecasts, and ensuring they align with our strategic objectives.
  • We expect you to retain constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent problems. This involves setting up robust financial controls and systems.
  • You shall oversee all audit and internal control operations, ensuring compliance with law and company policies. Your role is crucial in maintaining integrity in financial reports.
  • You will develop strategies that work to minimise financial risk. This responsibility requires a deep understanding of market trends and the ability to forecast economic conditions.
  • We expect you to manage the finance team, providing leadership, direction, and training to ensure an efficient and effective department.
  • You shall optimise the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position.
  • You will be responsible for developing and overseeing taxation strategy to ensure compliance with tax legislation at all levels. This means staying updated on changes in tax laws and adjusting strategies accordingly.
  • We expect you to contribute to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate, and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets, and drivers.

Requirements

  • You must possess a comprehensive understanding of financial principles and the ability to apply them in strategic planning and execution.
  • You should have proven experience in managing budgets, forecasts, and financial reports to ensure the organisation's financial health.
  • We expect you to demonstrate proficiency in using financial software platforms for data analysis and reporting purposes.
  • You need to show capability in leading and developing a finance team, fostering an environment of continuous improvement and professional growth.
  • You are required to exhibit strong communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with other departments and stakeholders.
  • We require you to maintain up-to-date knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to finance and accounting, ensuring compliance across all operations.
  • You should be able to identify financial risks and opportunities and advise on strategies to maximise organisational performance.
  • We look for your ability to innovate and implement financial processes and systems that increase efficiency and support business objectives.
  • Luxury is not essential but retail background is a must.
  • Background of investment will be a bonus.



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