Senior Finance Manager

Marks Sattin Executive Search
United Kingdom
70000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual
15 May 2017
25 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a leading FTSE 250 retail company, located in central London is seeking a Senior Finance Manager to head up the finance team. Reporting directly to the Finance Controller, the ideal candidate should have experience managing and growing a retail business to ultimately contribute to the success of this well known retailer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and effective control of the production and review of the accounts
  • Review of technical accounting developments under IFRS ensuring new developments are communicated throughout the Group and embedded into management and statutory reporting as necessary
  • Oversee the company's financial strategy, planning and all internal and external Group reporting
  • Provide technical IFRS accounting advice and support to subsidiaries
  • Driving improvements in group processes and controls
  • Responsibility of managing a large finance team
  • Managing the preparation of the monthly Group consolidation and board reporting
  • Ad-hoc assistance with projects

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA), preferably chartered or certified having trained in an accountancy firm
  • Previous experience managing and developing a finance team
  • Top 6 trained or relevant industry experience of working in a significant sized company that's preferably retail or consumer related
  • Extensive post-qualification experience
  • Exposure to UK PLC reporting, including strong technical knowledge