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Retail Finance Manager (FTSE 100)

Job Title: Retail Finance Manager (FTSE 100)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
REF: CG1105RFMA_1526055182
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a high growth and innovative FTSE listed business, with impressive share in the UK and further exciting plans for the international market, is looking to source a top calibre, commercially astute Retail Finance Manager to join its talented team.

You'll be working as a part of a fast-paced, dynamic and vibrant group of professionals, playing a key role in decision making and liaising with the operational teams. You'll play a key part in supporting the Head of Retail Finance & Operations, CFO and Director of Retail, as well being hands on in managing and developing a team of 4.

Main duties:
* Acting a strong business partner by building effective working relationships at all levels, including Senior Managers. Advise in order to maximise opportunities and reduce risks
* Managing and enhancing management accounts process, analysis and commentary, and presenting to Manager and Head of Finance
* Reviewing weekly and periodic KPIs
* Leading and enhancing process for the production of annual budget and quarterly forecasts
* Analysing supplier funding
* Identifying and implementing improvements to business processes
* Maintaining and enhancing financial controls

Experience and skill set required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Minimum 2:1 degree
* Experience of reporting period management accountant, analysis and commentary
* Experience of budgeting and forecast
* Experience of strong business partnering
* Experience within retail industry
* Advanced Excel skills are essential
* Candidates must have excellent communication as the role requires interaction across all operational functions of the business, both financial and non-financial
* Candidates must be logical, self-motivated, proactive, have an eye for detail, confident to challenge business partners and comfortable operating within an environment of substantial change
* Strong commercial awareness and ability to influence decision makers in order to achieve the best result for the business

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, highly motivated and career-minded Retail Finance Manager to join a business at this pivotal time, where professional growth and development will be on offer for those who are capable of building respect and trust amongst their peers and Senior Management.

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