Finance Manager

Robert Half
80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP70000 - GBP75000 per annum
16 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Robert Half Finance and Accounting are recruiting for a Finance Manager for a well-known, high- growth retailer with a worldwide presence.

My client is a global retailer with over GBP4Bn+ sales, 5,500+ locations and more than 60,000 employees across Africa, Europe and Australasia.

This is an highly acquisitive company having recently acquired a well known retail chain! They have opened over 500 stores in the last 5 years and have no intention of slowing down! This role will play a crucial part in business strategy and will give you the opportunity to be involved in substantial M&A work!

Role:Finance Manager who will cover both the European Corporate office and European Group companies!

Progression:A unique opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and well-funded business during a high-growth phase of its development. There is ample room to progress in this role and to take on more responsibility as the business expands and evolves.

Job Purpose: The Finance Manager role covers technical accountancy, commercial financial analysis and ad hoc projects. Recent projects have included; Leadership on the restructuring of subsidiaries and analysis of recent acquisitions.

Reporting into: Reporting into the CFO

Key responsibilities:

Leadership of finance team

Trading and financial analysis for presentation to the European Board

Technical accounting policy review and standardisation across the European Group

Analysis of forecasts and decision support to the European board


ACA qualified - 3+ years PQE

Excellent academics from a top university

Retail experience preferred, but not essential

Enthusiastic and can-do team player

Comfortable with quantitative and qualitative analysis

You must thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment!

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.