Senior Finance Manager

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: 26/11/2019
Reference: 14031971/001_1563372555
Contact Name: James Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2019 15:09

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Finance Manager to join a rapidly growing Retail SME based in central London.

Client Details

My client specialises in high-street retail and boasts a very strong wholesale business aswell as a strong ecommerce platform. After a sustained period of double-digit growth, my client is keen to expand the finance function.


The key aim of this position is to bring together the financial control, ensure they are audit ready every month-end, deliver the business strategy and play a key role in upgrading the finance function but more specifically:

  • Manage a team of 4 of varied levels of experience.
  • Responsible for full reporting deliverables - month end reporting, balance sheet, controls, external audit, transactional team (AR/AP), global regional reporting requirements, VAT and statutory tax returns
  • Work alongside the commercial finance manager in supporting the CFO with monthly and ad-hoc performance analysis, planning cycles (budget/reforecasts) and long term strategic plan
  • Support the Finance Director in ad-hoc commercial and strategic projects
  • Support the Finance Director in a successful rollout of new operational ERP system globally
  • Oversee the working capital strategy/cash management


The successful Senior Finance Manager will have the following:

  • Professional finance function - either ACA/ACCA or CIMA
  • Line management experience desirable
  • Knows what good looks like in a similar context and has delivered good
  • Obsessive about getting things right, won't accept not knowing
  • SAP skills would be highly advantageous

Job Offer

The successful Senior Finance Manager will receive a basic salary of between £60,000 to £65,000 + discretionary bonus, pension scheme, 20 days + 8 bank holidays & staff discount.

There is also likely to be a progression opportunity in roughly 18 months where the remuneration is likely to go up to £75,000 to £80,000 + bonus & potentially equity