Title Deputy Chief Finance Officer (Ref: 17182)
Categories Consumer Goods
Salary £140,000 Bonus, car
Location North West
Job Information

Deputy Chief Finance Officer
Ref: 17182

North West
Retail
£140K, Bonus, Car

Our client is a Top 5 operator within its sector. It has a declared objective of delivering exceptional service to a customer basis that expects more than an over the counter transactional relationship when making a purchase.
As the DCFO you will support the CFO by leading the finance team towards the prime goal of providing timely, reliable and relevant management and statutory information.

The Role:

  • Defining and developing the financial management strategy, policies and processes in line with both practice and legal requirements
  • Provide strategic and tactical advice to the leadership on finance matters through provision of insightful commentary in a manner that both supports and challenges business decisions
  • Analysing financial data and identifying opportunities for improved profitability and performance
  • Lead and build a high performing team that in turn adds value to the business in line with budget and relevant financial constraints
  • Play a pivotal role in the Senior Leadership Team developing and implementing Group strategy

    The Candidate:

  • Qualified accountant with a minimum 10 years’ post qualification experience which must have been acquire within a retail or wholesale trading environment
  • Technically astute and IT literate, it would help if your systems knowledge included exposure to SAP, whilst detailed knowledge of current accounting and auditing standards both UK GAAP and IFRS is taken as read
  • Forward thinking with attention to detail – a can do attitude
  • First class communication skills (written and verbal), able to present numbers and commentary in a manner that holds the room
  • Team leader and coach
  • Ambitious to progress beyond this role
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