Next PLC

Finance Team Leader

Next PLC
Leicester - Enderby
Competitive salary + benefits
13 May 2021
27 May 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Do you love Retail? This is a fantastic opportunity to join our dynamic finance team giving exposure to various areas of the business! 

As a Finance Team leader you will manage our Accounts Payable team! Located within our Leicestershire Head Office, our Finance team is responsible for delivering finance support to key stakeholders across the business.

We are currently looking for a Finance Team Leader to help manage our finance operation to support the business in meeting key business deadlines and projects whilst maintaining day to day operations ensuring key finance controls are maintained.

Key Responsibilities

  • Team management across both UK and outsourced teams
  • Ensure all stakeholders are kept fully informed in a timely manner on areas of non compliance, high volumes, business process & policy and future key events
  • Review and monitor teams output ensuring great attention to detail to ensure the highest of standards
  • Prioritise own and teams workload amongst conflicting priorities and key business deadlines
  • Review and monitoring of management information to take appropriate action
  • Training, mentoring and development of team
  • Project management and liaising with systems teams to ensure maximised benefit from system enhancements
  • Optimize resource using appropriate planning tools, system enhancements and continual process review


Your skills

  • Proven track record in managing a high performance team
  • Strong Management skills / ability to motivate a team
  • Problem solving skills / Logical thought process - Ability to critically assess and resolve key business issues
  • Effective communication / assertiveness and influencing skills at all levels
  • Effective decision making – ability to make well informed timely decisions
  • Strong planning / organisation skills and ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure
  • Strong presentation skills – Confident in leading discussions and promoting business improvements and proactive in meeting with management
  • Confident in challenging systems and processes

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount
  • On-site Nursery

About Next

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

Closes 26th May 2021

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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