Head of Finance

2022-08-01 14:47:202022-09-19Zachary Daniels
Job TypePermanent
AreaLondon, UKLondonUKLondon
SectorFinanceSenior Appointments
Salary£90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, car, 25 days, pension, benef
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserZachary Daniels
Job RefBBBH23538_1659365240

Head of Finance | London (Hybrid) | £90,000 - £100,000, bonus, car, 25 days, pension, private medical, staff discount | Omni-channel retail


This newly created Head of Finance role is an excellent opportunity to lead and develop the finance function within this successful, established and evolving retail group. The business boasts an excellent track record, impressive heritage and a great culture.


About the role


Reporting to the Finance Director, this role has high exposure to the board and will be responsible for the overall management of finance. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take the FD title in the foreseeable future with requisite performance and delivery, this will be encouraged and supported. The Head of Finance will be responsible for all elements of the team including Commercial, Operational and Transactional finance (c. 15 in total). It is therefore essential that the successful candidate has already managed a whole finance function from end to end and can hit the ground running.


Key responsibilities


  • Define financial strategy in collaboration with senior leadership team
  • Review and develop financial processes, systems, procedures, controls and analysis ensuring all areas are fit for purpose and future development
  • Oversee FP&A, Commercial, Operational and Transactional finance
  • Lead, coach and develop a dynamic finance function that will business partner all other functions of the organisation
  • Oversee the provision of excellent reporting, decision support and commercial insight to increase business performance
  • Provide a clear and accurate view of working capital requirements in a timely manner


Person profile


  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a listed business is essential
  • Previous experience in a number one or two finance role preferably gained within a fast paced retail environment managing a medium to large team
  • Demonstrable experience of owning business control and P&L
  • Excellent ability to form, communicate and execute a commercial strategy, influencing senior stakeholders to Group Board when necessary
  • Track record of working in a change environment



£90,000 - £100,000, bonus, car, 25 days, pension, private medical, staff discount


Zachary Daniels and our client are both equal opportunity employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Zachary Daniels is a Niche, National & International Recruitment Consultancy.

Specialising in Buying, Merchandising & Ecommerce | Design, Technical, Wholesale & Production | Finance | HR & Talent | H&S & Compliance | Marketing, Digital & Technology | Property & Centre Management | Retail, Trade, Leisure & Wholesale Operations | Senior Appointments & Exec | Sales | Supply Chain & Logistics | Legal


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