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Head of Finance

Hays Senior Finance
England, Greater Manchester
GBP80000 - GBP100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Closing date
17 Apr 2023

Job Details

Head of Finance job in Manchester, hands on operational leadership for this multi-site retail business.

Your new company

This multi site retail business is still in the scale up phase, and with a diversified product offering have recently secured investment from an established operator in the retail space. With this additional support, the business is looking to continue their expansion plans alongside increasing efficiency and profitability by leveraging off the new operational and supply chain infrastructure of the new owners.

Your new role

Working closely with the Finance Director, you'll take control of a small and competent finance team that will require commercial leadership through the next phase of their growth. Working with the finance team, your role will really be a broad one across FP&A, operational reporting and supporting a variety of colleagues across marketing, sales and procurement.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have a sound technical accounting knowledge from completing your ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification. Ideally experience of working in a small to medium sized business to comprehend the full reporting process as well as demonstrating your exposure to various businesses in the FMCG, retail, ecommerce sector. Importantly you will act with natural leadership qualities and show your ability to work with senior stakeholders and non-finance colleagues to lead on all finance matters.

What you'll get in return

You'll get a salary of up to £100,000 depending on your experience. You'll also be part of a well-regarded brand that has scaled up organically through careful strategic planning. With its exciting expansion plans it will really allow you to add value to the various stakeholders as your role and the company develops.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click "apply" and forward me an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now for more details.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Nicholas House at the Hays Senior Finance team in Manchester.

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