Commercial Finance Manager

Chiswick, West London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-3896
Role Type
Contract
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
29/11/2019

COMMERCIAL FINANCE MANAGER - CHISWICK, WEST LONDON - 12 month FTC

You will be overseeing the Harvey Nichols treasury function including daily cash flow management and reporting. You will also oversee company forecasting including monthly rolling P&L forecast, cash flow forecasting and longer term forecasting.

What you'll be doing:

  • Maintain the hedging strategy for the business and working with FD on recommendations
  • Maintaining relationships with key banking partners
  • Monthly management pack reporting including responsibility for Balance sheet and Cash flow commentary and supporting on other areas of commentary as required
  • Insurance renewal process working with insurance brokers and ad hoc claims
  • Support on annual budgets and forecasting
  • Review current processes and strive for improvements including in excel forecasting models, reporting and IT environment
  • Prepare and review analytical work including ad hoc business appraisals
  • Business partnering with head office departments and store general managers to understand performance and costs
  • Supporting the Online team with their P&L and driving Online performance
  • Review of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support on delivery of year-end and the external audit
  • Support and develop 3 finance analysts and ensure their workload is managed
  • Plan and deliver any ad hoc projects required by the financial controller or finance director

About your experience:

  • Advanced excel and Financial modelling experience
  • Outstanding analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Extensive knowledge of understanding company financials and analysing financial data
  • Strong Power Point presentation creation skills
  • Working with historic and projective data to create complex but usable models
  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA
  • Retail experience preferred
  • Strong PC skills, particularly Excel and Power Point

A bit about you:

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Team player but able to work independently
  • Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Highly analytical and with an eye for detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, to suit a wide audience (including senior management)
  • Adaptable
  • Ability to show initiative

All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

Very generous staff discount with up to 60% off Fashion and 30% off Beauty 
Heavily subsidised travelcard zones 1-6 following probationary period 
Seasonal staff parties and team events

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