Marks Sattin - Executive Search

Commercial Finance Manager - PE-Backed Luxury Retail Brand

England, London, City of London
£80,000 - £90,000 per annum + benefits
07 Oct 2018
21 Oct 2018
Kyle Baltimore
Senior Management
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type

A Commercial Finance Manager is required to work for a PE-Backed Luxury Retail brand based in Central London. This is a very hands-on role as you will be supervising a small team. Partnering with the CFO, you will take full ownership for the commercial analysis for the business with a key focus on driving cost and sales margins.

Duties will include:

  • Managing the KPI reporting and analysis on store performances based globally
  • Working with the CFO and Senior Managers to look at ways to drive performance in the regions
  • Taking ownership for the budgeting and forecasting for the retail side of the business
  • Supporting the stakeholders with financial planning including strategic planning and monitoring performance accordingly
  • Margin analysis across all store products and categories on offer

The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) with strong experience in larger organisations and a strong analytical focus. Excellent interpersonal skills are key to the success of this role as you will be challenging and supporting non-finance stakeholders on commercial decisions for the brand, you must have proven business partnering experience as a result. Experience in retail and ecommerce as well as a background in private equity is beneficial. You must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where you will be dealing with multiple deadlines and able to manage change internally. This role would be an opportunity for progression for a step up to #1 in finance in the future.

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