eCommerce and Retail Finance Manager

Job Title: eCommerce and Retail Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and benefits package
Reference: RL0804NIH_1617883688
Contact Name: Ryan Lamb
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Job Published: April 08, 2021 13:08

Job Description

eCommerce & Retail Finance Manager, London
£70,000 - £75,000 + bonus and benefits package

Our client, a well known and well respected fashion retailer renowned for its progressive brand innovation, is looking for a proven finance professional to take on the remit of eCommerce and Retail Finance Manager.

The successful candidate will partner with the senior management team as well as the eCommerce division, supporting and challenging them through the planning process including forecasts, budgets and the long range strategy. This will truly support the next phase of the company evolution and ensure that insightful information is at hand to drive and influence the performance of the business. Specifics:

*Budgeting & Forecasting- Drive forward the completion of the financial budget & quarterly forecasts as well as monthly reforecasting for store target setting.

*Property - assisting with detailed property scenarios, and in doing so, gaining an understanding of the retail property portfolio.

*Trade Reporting/Analysis - through the 2 direct part qualified reports, ensure trade reporting is produced as efficiently as possible.

*Stock - ensuring retail buys are under control & stock clearance plans in place. Working closely with the merchandising teams to achieve this.

*Prepare executive summaries and analysis of monthly and quarterly results

*Establish and lead a cycle of monthly business reviews for all retail areas

*Supervision and development of Financial Analysts

*Establish dashboards to monitor all the key drivers of the Retail business, both at a company level and a departmental level

*Work with the Head of IT to review and challenge store driven transactions costs

You will be qualified business savvy finance professional and have a proven track record in all of the above areas within a sizeable retail entity. You will have a challenging mindset, ready to question assumptions in a constructive way and be able to instil passion and care for every detail in your brief.

In return, our client offers a defined career path, regular challenges , scheduled appraisals and assessments and above all, a fun, vibrant, and inclusive work culture.

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