Head of Finance & Operations
Your new company
I am currently working with a well-respected luxury retail hair brand based in central and East London. They are an SME business, with a head office of 35 heads in London, an international presence and lots of new product launches on the horizon. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified finance leader who is looking to take responsibility of a finance team and have operational influence across the business. They also have a beauty clinic, which is developing strongly and bringing in 10% of the revenue.
Your new role
This family run business is managed with passion and integrity by an impressive MD. This Head of Finance & Operations role is a significant senior hire, working alongside the executives with hybrid expertise. Alongside a broad financial responsibility, this role has broad operational scope and influence. You will manage a finance team, building a best in class finance function so that the business can continue scaling. This role manages a team of 4 direct reports, alongside a diverse remit to business partner and liaise with non-finance personnel across the business.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant with experience as a finance leader. Experience of working in consumer brands, preferably the beauty industry would be advantageous. You will have had experience:
- Prepare monthly management and annual financial statements
- As main contact person for local auditors and tax consultants, ensuring compliance with VAT, corporation tax and enforcement of transfer pricing
- Monthly reforecasting of P&L and cashflows including scenario planning
- Gross margin expertise and stock experience
What you'll get in return
A competitive salary is on offer, with the opportunity to grow and develop as part of a growing business. You will work as part of a unique and diverse culture, within a vibrant and ambitious environment.
What you need to do now
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