Finance Manager

We are working exclusively with a digital marketing agency who build campaigns and one-of-a-kind experiences to help transport people, brands and products.

They are looking to recruit experienced talent to manage, direct and grow their client’s flagship showcase store located in King’s Cross, London.

The Finance Manager is a hybrid role between a typical Finance and Commercial Manager and you will be responsible for managing overall store commerce and financial aspects from sales & inventory, P&L and contracting to accounting.

What the day-to-day looks like:

  • Manage and monitor the day-to-day financial operations of the showcase store
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Financial and performance reporting
  • Develop and manage financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems/model
  • Control and oversee AP and AR
  • Provide insightful information and expectations to the Director (and senior stakeholders) to aid in long-term and short-term decision making and planning
  • Manage and oversee procurement and contracting process
  • Research into pricing, competitors and market trends
  • Build and maintain a good relationship with the team including senior stakeholders

We are looking for:

  • Relevant qualification (degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance or related field with minimum 5 years’ of experience in a finance role)
  • Solid financial skills, including financial reporting abilities
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to continually improve processes
  • Excel and modelling skills
  • Knowledge of project and risk management
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations and industry trends (retail and HR)
  • Experience in negotiating and agreeing contracts
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to balance and prioritise the workload and meet deadlines
  • Experience working with/knowledge of large corporate brands and integrated marketing and experiential agencies

Some of the perks you can take advantage of in return:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus 1 extra day off for moving house and/or 3 extra days off for wedding or civil partnership
  • Discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Local area discounts and offers
  • Private media insurance and dental insurance
  • Free access to a meditation app
  • PLUS Friday beer fridge (and sweets), on-site coffee shop, free yoga classes, summer and Christmas parties…

Please note that due to the high volume of responses we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Devonshire is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Location: London

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