Head of Finance (FP&A) - Retail

Job Title: Head of Finance (FP&A) - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £95000 - £115000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH47400
Contact Name: Jamie Russell
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 06, 2016 10:55

Job Description

Well-known International retailer with an impressive global footprint is currently seeking a Head of Finance (Financial Planning & Analysis) to join their Senior Management team.

This role will report directly to the Director of Commercial Finance, and will work closely executive management team, including the CEO & CFO, to establish a first class Financial Planning & Analysis function for the group.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Ownership of the 5 year planning, budgeting and forecasting process
  • Responsible for defining the budget schedule, working closely with senior stakeholders to agree on a framework and proposed budgets
  • Perform meaningful analysis of performance against budget/forecast, highlighting risks and opportunities
  • Prepare regular presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team
  • Strategic projects - work closely with senior project team
  • Work with the Finance Systems to ensure that required planning/forecasting systems are fit for purpose
  • Ad-hoc analysis to develop insight that will lead to better business decisions

The successful candidate:

  • Demonstrable experience of working with and influencing senior leadership, ideally within a large blue chip retail business
  • Academically strong, highly numerate, and be able to demonstrate first class financial modelling, planning and forecasting skills
  • Qualified Accountant

This role will suit a passionate high achiever that's seeking a role where they can play a genuine part in the next stage of their international growth.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.