Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Reference: 3761816_1580146841
Contact Name: Corinne Hull
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 27, 2020 17:40

Job Description

Your new company
I am currently working with a well-respected luxury fashion brand based in central London. They are an SME business, with a head count of about 150 heads and a head office of c.40 in London. They have a strong international presence, with several stores and wholesale across Europe, US and Canada, and lots of impressive collaborations with well-known brands. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified finance leader who is looking to take responsibility of a finance team and have operational influence across the business, reporting into the CEO.

Your new role
This family run business is managed with strong leadership by an impressive CEO. This Finance Director role is a significant senior hire. Alongside a broad financial responsibility, this role has broad operational scope and influence. You will manage a finance team, building a best in class finance function so that the business can continue scaling. This role manages a team of 7-9 direct reports, alongside a diverse remit to business partner and liaise with non-finance personnel across the business.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant with experience as a finance leader. Experience of working in consumer brands, preferably the fashion industry would be advantageous. You will have had experience:

  • Preparing monthly management and annual financial statements
  • As main contact person for local auditors and tax consultants, ensuring compliance with VAT, corporation tax and enforcement of transfer pricing
  • M&A experience & Business integration
  • Monthly reforecasting of P&L and cashflows including scenario planning
  • Gross margin expertise and stock experience
  • Private equity experience
What you'll get in return
A competitive salary is on offer, with the opportunity to grow and develop as part of a growing business. You will work as part of a unique and diverse culture, within a vibrant and ambitious environment.
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