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  • Head of Commercial Finance

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £100000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: TA5566
  • Recruiter: Bridget Parker
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Our client, a groundbreaking and much loved high street retailer, requires a new Head of Commercial Finance to take ownership of the commercial finance function within the UK and internationally. With aggressive growth and high turnover each year, the role requires a professional and commercially aware individual to work closely with the whole business in order to operate effectively in this rapidly growing and incredibly popular business. You will have significant interaction with non-finance branches of the business, and your role will include trading finance, buying and merchandising.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading, developing and managing a commercial finance team
  • Complete oversight for all strategic decisions including the day to day running of the commercial finance team
  • Offering key strategies and planning in relation to the international growth and expansion.
  • Strengthening and building relationships with senior management and analytical teams
  • Responsibility for presenting weekly trade figures, ownership of KPIs and market analysis.
  • Ad hoc analysis which includes brand profitability, new store appraisals and store action plans.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Prior experience working in retail or consumer related business
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Planning and analysis experience as well as the ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

This is an exciting role which will allow the candidate to get truly involved at a strategic level. The successful candidate must have a positive and very hands on attitude in order to continue to expand and develop an already well recognised retail brand.

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