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Head of Commercial Finance

Employer
Hays Senior Finance
Location
England, Herefordshire, Hereford
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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Job Details

Your new company

Hays Senior Finance are exclusively partnering with a British online fashion retailer based in Herefordshire. They sell their products exclusively over the Internet and were previously named the second-largest online fashion retailer in the UK.

Your new role

As a key member of the finance team, this role takes ownership of all commercial finance, financial planning, financial analytics and management accounting. As the primary finance owner of the P&L, the role will support and drive business decision-making, business partnering with senior stakeholders across the business.

The position will lead and manage 1 qualified and part-qualified accountant and work closely with the financial control and purchase ledger teams. The role also works closely with the Data team to ensure that data and systems are used to deliver accurate financial information and the optimal level of business insight and business efficiency. As a key member of the finance team, this role takes ownership of all commercial finance, financial planning, financial analytics and management accounting.

As the primary finance owner of the P&L, the role will support and drive business decision-making, business partnering with senior stakeholders across the business.

The position will lead and manage 1 qualified and part-qualified accountant and work closely with the financial control and purchase ledger teams. The role also works closely with the Data team to ensure that data and systems are used to deliver accurate financial information and the optimal level of business insight and business efficiency.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA or equivalent, with 5+ years PQE.
  • Strong team leader who has developed individuals and managed performance
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills with experience of communicating at all levels within a business, including regular presentations to Board members.
  • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, modelling, planning
  • Good knowledge of accounting standards
  • High level of numeracy
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Have strong finance systems experience, including analytical tools


What you'll get in return

My client can offer a progressive role, flexible and hybrid working along with a fantastic culture. This would be a great role for someone who is looking to step up in role or make a sideways move.

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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Company

At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow

 

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