Head of Finance

Posted 28 March 2023
Salary £80000 - £85000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameAaron Conneran

Job description

Axon Moore are partnering with an entrepreneurial leading high growth online retailer who have aggressive continued growth plans in the coming years. The business is looking to recruit for an ambitious and driven Head of Finance, ideally with previous experience in retail / ecommerce who will lead the finance function and partner with the wider business including production, marketing, trading and C-suite.

This is an excellent opportunity to fast track your career and grow with the business and gain great exposure to a high calibre FD and senior leadership team.

Job title: Head of Finance
Salary: £80,000 - £85,000
Location: Manchester / Hybrid

Job responsibilities:
  • Lead the budget and quarterly forecasting process for the business.
  • Manager the P&L performance, ensuring a balance between financial controls and supporting the growth of the brand.
  • Coach and motivate a highly driven team, helping them to deliver on both commercial and personal development goals.
  • Work with financial accounting to ensure trade reporting is consistent with management accounts / statutory reporting, and to develop business understanding of provisioning policy (Returns/Stock) and working capital cycles.
  • Work closely with the wider business to understand and manage real time trade, including production of financial reporting on a daily/weekly basis.
  • Support the Finance Director and key stakeholders to appraise financial performance, financial strategy and future growth opportunities.
  • Deliver commercial analysis in support of trade and business growth.
  • Lead the development of real time commercial insights, working with internal and external partners and stakeholders as required.
  • Work with Group functions to manage costs, both direct (headcount) and indirect costs, in particular working closely with Supply Chain
  • Support Finance Director in long term planning and strategy reviews, including presenting strategy to Group board.
Person specification:
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Retail / Ecommerce experience
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Driven and ambitious
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Progressive mindset
For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Aaron Conneran at Axon Moore on 07503 621 256