Chief Financial Officer

Harper May
London, UK
21 Mar 2019
21 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Harper May is working with a global retailer based in Central London. Our client is an established retail giant with multiple sites now across the UK. The client experienced 70% growth last year across the UK, Europe and US, and is on track to do the same this year. The company are looking for a new Chief Financial Officer to join the company and act as a key driving force for further company growth. Key

To prepare a corporate strategy and annual business plan to ensure that the company attains its objectives as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible Manage the finance team efficiently and aid in development Work with the CEO on the strategic vision including forecasting and cultivating stakeholder relationships Participating and developing new business opportunities for the group Ensuring that adequate controls are installed and maintained Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal activities for the organisation including revenue/expense and balance sheet reports Overseeing all purchasing and payroll activity for staff and participants Monitor banking activities of the organisation Oversee the production of monthly reports as well as financial statements and cash flow projections Review and monitoring of Group tax position, calculations and filings Desired Skills and Experience: Fully qualified ACA Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions Strong technical accounting skills are highly desirable Excellent inter-personal and communication skills Previous experience of managing and developing staff Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment Excellent Excel skills