Interim Head of Finance

Recruiter
Cedar Recruitment
Location
Watford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Apr 2019
Closes
02 Jun 2019
Ref
1120147907
Job Role
Head of Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Our client is a branded and well-known retail group with a unique customer offering and strong position in the market. The business has achieved great success to date and has exciting growth plans. To support and facilitate this growth, the business is now looking to recruit a high calibre, commercially oriented Interim Head of Finance to take full accountability for running all aspects of the finance function. Reporting directly to the CEO and with significant exposure to senior management, key responsibilities will include:
• Acting as a strong business partner to the CEO and broader management team, supporting commercial and operational decision-making across the organisation
• Ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain tight control, drive continuous improvement, best practice and efficiencies
• Managing budgeting, forecasting and planning process, delivering improved management information and developing new reports and models as appropriate
• Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities - including new site acquisitions, competitor and market analysis, marketing initiatives and supply chain / procurement processes The successful candidate will be a 'hands on' qualified accountant with proven experience of operating in a fast paced, multi-site, consumer focussed environment. You will be comfortable dealing with the complexity of multiple revenue streams. Prior experience of working within a growing SME.