Head of Finance

£50,000 - £80,000

Nottinghamshire - Permanent

Posted: 1 month ago

Ref: D0021187

 

OVERVIEW

Looking for an opportunity to work directly alongside the entrepreneurial owner & MD of a growing, national privately owned retail business?

The business we’re working with have seen consistent growth over the past 10 years and with a strong financial footing are looking now to capitalise on their competitors customer base.

With ambitions plans to grow the business by a further 50% in the next 3 years this is an exciting time to join an already incredibly successful business.

 

THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

Here you’ll have pretty much a blank canvas to go in, make the role your own and shape the team in the way you see fit.

The MD is a real entrepreneur, they’ll let you get on with it and will expect you to contribute within your role by making sensible recommendations for how the business can improve to increase both sales & profitability.

You’ll own the day to day responsibility for the Finance & Business Support team of x8 staff, who support the network of x150 store throughout the UK.

Experience running an end to end finance department will be required, all the obvious elements including Management Accounts, Ledger controls, Board Reporting, Liaison with external professional bodies (Banks, Auditors etc), VAT returns & Annual preparation of accounts will all form the make up of this role.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Retail Experience is essential
  • Experience leading & developing teams
  • Previous examples of delivering commercial value through systems & process improvement
  • Supplier negotiation experience would also be an advantage

 

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