£60k - £65k
Watford Position: Permanent Can you work in a fast paced business facing team? Will your insights drive improved performance across our European store estate? Do you understand how changes in our business and environment impact the need for associate hours in store & how to make the most of these opportunities? The Finance Manager role is a key part of a European Retail Finance team & partners with the Store Operations team and other finance teams to deliver results and enable their future expansion. Organisation A global off-price retailer operating in Europe, the United States and Canada. With European operations in 7 countries & sales in excess of £4bn and growing fast . Job Summary To lead, coach and develop a team of 3 direct reports and the wider team to provide a talent pipeline for European expansion Be an integral member of the Retail Finance Leadership team and people objectives Business partner the VP and Country operational managers for our businesses in Germany, Austria, Netherlands and Poland Budgeting, forecasting and reporting for selling and management payroll Support the provision of analytical support to the Store Operations team to ensure a high standard of financial controls and visibility of key metrics, with a key focus on payroll, with the aim of making the best for business decisions Work collaboratively across the Retail Finance team to share learnings, work consistently and leverage all P&L lines Ensure high quality processes that can deliver accurate, timely and insightful information in key cost areas Key
Deliver the following through self and team: Ensuring high levels of trust in the reporting, communication and forecasting of Selling & Management payroll via the management of robust processes and review Hold regular reviews with the Store Operations team to share information, make decisions and deliver the plan Identification of Opportunities and Risks and influence business partners in order to impact the outcome Delivery core finance processes through your team - including month end, forecasts, budgets and long range planning Analytical support to projects and new initiatives Encourage knowledge sharing across the team & actively seek to support the development of others Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience Qualified accountant with line management experience Strong relationship building skills & ability to deliver with others Curious about the business and drivers of performance Can describe complex ideas simply and to non-finance teams Able to understand requirements and establish processes and rhythm & routines to deliver through others Track record of delivering results to deadlines Flexible attitude and forward thinking nature Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.