Finance Manager Luxury Fashion Brand London/Hybrid
London, London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Occupation Luxury Goods
Specialty Brand Manager
Salary £45,000 – £55,000 yearly
Location London, London, United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 11/16/23

Finance Manager | Luxury Fashion Brand | London/HybridHarmonic are delighted to be working with a luxury fashion scale-up in their search for a Finance Manager. The business is increasing their presence in the luxury market with an increasing reach across Europe and America. It is an exciting time to join the business as they are in the process of expanding their team, scaling up their operations and pursuing external investment. The company is made up of a very friendly, vibrant, and high energy team who understand hard work and always putting their best foot forward. The team consists of around 30 people as it stands but this will increase in the coming years as they look to build out their internal finance function. Their turnover stands at around £8m, with predictions to double this in 2024. The Finance Manager role offers flexibility for hybrid working, with 3 days a week in office preferred. These days may change dependent on the week and occasional travel for work should be anticipated. For this role, interim to permanent candidates will be considered. The Role:This role presents the opportunity to work in a growing team, overseeing the entire finance function. The ideal candidate would like to take on management responsibilities in the next 12 months, as the team expands. The right person will take initiative in driving their own career progression and see this as the natural next step. You will work closely with the senior leadership team to present the company finances, however you will be able to work autonomously when needed. Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the entire finance function
  • Work with the outsourced finance department through an in-house transition
  • Ensuring smooth transactional finance processes across accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Conduct bank reconciliations
  • Identifying opportunities for change and driving this for company efficiency
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards
  • Submit VAT returns on a quarterly basis
  • Report to the Senior Leadership Team on the financial operations

What we need to see (essential):

  • Experience in Fashion / FMCG / Consumer Goods / E-commerce
  • Experience working with Shopify
  • Qualified or Part Qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA/AAT (qualified by experience candidates also considered)
  • Be a people person and have a desire to manage
  • Great communication skills with experience working with outsourced departments
  • Excellent attention to numerical details
  • Desire to work in a growing business

What we would like to see (Bonus):

  • Experience working with Xero
  • Strong excel skills, happy with excel analysis and reporting
  • Available immediately or 1 months notice.

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 depending on qualification status (part-qualified and qualified considered) Benefits: Standard pension and annual clothing allowance Location: London (3 days a week in office) Please feel free to share this with any friends or colleagues who may be interested. Follow us on twitter: @HarmonicGroupHQ At Harmonic, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace. We actively welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and assure you that every candidate will be thoughtfully considered for the roles we represent, without regard to race, religion, gender expression, disability, or sexual orientation.