Head Of Finance

Consumer Additions
Cranford, UK
Competitive salary
19 Sep 2020
25 Sep 2020
Job role
Head of finance
Experience level
Consumer Additions are currently working with a private equity backed retail business based in Central London, looking for a Head of Finance.

The business has revenues of +£150m and pre-COVID was delivering strong EBITDA numbers. The business has a strong balance sheet and is secure for the long term.

The Head of Finance will report into the Finance Director and will be responsible for all reporting, control, audit, tax and treasury however the role could be broadened over time for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will manage a team of circa 10, owning all accounting and compliance for the group and responsibility for managing the cash/ debt

Key Responsibilities
  • Step in for the Finance Director when needed
  • Partner closely with the senior leadership team
  • Partner with the FD on the wider strategy of the group
  • Lead, manage and develop the team.
  • Manage external relationships with Audit, Tax Banking etc
  • Ownership of all financial statements
  • Ownership of the group Audit process ensuring IFRS compliance
  • Own the month end close process
  • Ownership of Tax (Direct and Indirect), Banking and Company Sec responsibilities
  • Deliver a strong internal control environment
  • Assisting in the cash management strategy of the group
  • Own cash flow forcasting and ensure compliance with current lending requirements
  • Managing FX/hedging responsibilities
  • Ownership and management of all transactional finance and processes, through a manager
  • Work on ad-hoc business projects as required

Candidate Requirements
  • Qualified accountant - ideally ACA or equivalent
  • Strong management experience
  • Experience in retail or wholesale environment preferred but not required
  • Strong technical accounting experience - including IFRS, Treasury etc
  • Ability to build strong relationships at Board level
  • Strong excel, financial modelling and ERP systems knowledge

Salary: £90 - £100K + 20% bonus potential

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