Senior Finance Manager

Job Ref: DL548

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SECTOR: Retail, FMCG & Hospitality
SALARY: £55000
LOCATION: Reading
JOB TYPE: Permanent full time
JOB FUNCTION: Finance manager
REFERENCE: DL548

Main responsibilities:

  • Facilitate data‐driven decision making by ensuring key decision makers in the business have appropriate financial analysis to identify opportunities and measure performance
  • Assist the Financial Director in presenting reports to the senior leadership team, board members and other stakeholders as necessary.
  • Identify and manage the appropriate commercial risk for new ventures or products
  • Review and expand financial modelling to ensure that changing business demands are planned, understood and supported
  • Oversee annual budgets and reforecasts across the business including leading the roll out of regular reforecasting cycles and processes
  • Establish and run efficiency modelling and analysis of marketing spend
  • Work with the marketing teams to better understand opportunities and risk
  • Propose ways to test areas of marginal ROIs and optimise future levels of investment
  • Oversee the accounting and financial control environment
  • Preparation, review and distribution of monthly management accounts, including key monthly cash and sales postings
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems. Work cross-functionally to ensure improvements are implemented.
  • Work with auditors to ensure prompt filing of statutory accounts and tax computations as well as compliance with all other regulations
  • Preparation and maintenance of the annual budget and rolling re-forecasts, including managing the annual Budgeting process
  • Preparation of VAT returns across 8 countries
  • Supervise and manage finance team of two
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles, providing helpful feedback, identifying training needs, additional resource requirements and improving current procedures where necessary.

Our client is the market leader in the online sale of fashion watches in the UK. The brand offers a wide range of products across the market including Tissot, Hugo Boss, Olivia Burton, Casio and Citizen. 

The Company has £38m turnover, sells globally to over 60 countries via its own website, and has websites dedicated to 7 other European markets. 

Key Skills:

ACA or ACCA

Supervising and Managing a team of two. 

The Finance Manager will be reporting directly to the Financial Director.



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REFERENCE # DL548

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