Finance & Operations Manager

Edinburgh  |  Retail

Role Type
Salary Overview
£48,000 plus great benefits
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date

We are currently recruiting for a Finance & Operations Manager to join our Senior Management team in our Edinburgh Store.

As a Finance & Operations Manager you will support the operations and selling functions within the store to the highest level in order to facilitate the maximisation of sales and profit; and look for ways to create additional profit for the store by controlling and managing store budgets, reducing costs whilst maintaining service levels.

This is a full time role of 40 hours per week and shift patterns will vary so flexibility is essential.

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide ongoing analysis of costs, sales & margins for the store. Ensure weekly all KPI results are reviewed and in line with company expectations.
  • Review the monthly cost reports and submit accurate adjustments to set deadlines.
  • At the end of year close with accurate cost and capex accruals to set deadlines.
  • Complete and submit to set deadlines the business budget and forecast in conjunction with the GM.
  • Complete and submit to set deadlines the capex budgets for the store in conjunction with the GM. The ongoing submission of capex requests with follow through to the completion of the project.
  • Ensure the store online fulfilment is delivered within the business KPI’s.
  • Ensure that all times the building is secure and the risk from fire and intruders are minimised. Ensure compliance in relation to insurance inspections and Fire Risk Assessments at all times.
  • Ensure all statutory testing is completed and all relevant information/certificates are up to date and ready for review in the Fire Log/Health & Safety file.
  • Ensure that all times there are adequate security personnel on duty to prevent/detain shoplifters/fraudsters manage any emergency incidents such as fire or suspect device evacuations.
  • Ensure that at all times the till system is operational and meets the requirements of the business. This is done through the continual liaison with IT and other service providers to ensure all issues and logged and closed in a timely manner.
  • Manage the twice yearly stock take process liaising stakeholders to achieve results in line with company expectations in terms of accuracy and loss.
  • Control and process all Merret write off’s in line with company policy .
  • Ensure all goods and services are purchased in line with the Company procurement procedures and Bribery Act.

Is this you?

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different

Experience of working within a similar remit is essential.

The successful candidate must have the ability to work well under pressure and to varying deadlines; be confident communicating with stakeholders across the company; strong analytical and problem solving skills; and be commercially minded and customer focused.

How we reward your hard work…

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as;

  • Up to 40% off fashion
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits
  • Clothing allowance

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our Employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay!

Where do I sign?

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us.

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