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Date Added: Sat 24/04/2021

Head Of Finance

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £75000 - £90000 / annually

Head of Finance, Ecommerce, paying £75,000 - £90,000

Finance leadership role in an ecommerce business which is newly formed but with fantastic brand heritage!! The role will lead all day to day finance & accounting activities across the business. We are looking for a hands on head of finance who can be think both technically but also big picture.

You will have responsibility for:

-          Strategy; Responsibility for Finance department strategy, team, deliverables, & future planning. On-going review & update of Finance objectives to ensure they align with the Company's strategy direction and are fit for purpose.

-          Budgeting & Planning;Lead on financial forecasting and planning cycles.Implement first class financial processes across the business.Ensure senior leadership team are clear on budget targets, they own budget phasing & final budget is signed-off.  Upload final budgets in NetSuite.

-          Commercial;Finance lead on business development projects.Review of performance vs budget/targets, especially distribution channel P&Ls.Department insight/analysis re: Operations/Digital & Brand spend.Support Investment appraisal process and comparison/evaluation of business cases.

-          Other; Financial Control, Treasury, Cashflow and Taxation

We are looking for:

-          Essential to have experience in the Retail/Ecommerce sector

-          At least 5 years' post-qualification experience

-          Proven experience of leading a high performing team focused on exceptional delivery.

-          Entrepreneurial and autonomous mindset.

-          Demonstrable experience analysing and communicating large data sets.

-          Ability to communicate complex financial concepts in a clear and succinct way.

-          Confident making tough business decisions based on numbers, managing upwards.

-          Thrive working independently but know when to ask for help.

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