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Finance Director

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Position Title: Finance Director
Location: [City], [Town]
Position Type: Full-time
Department: Finance
Reports to: [Name/Title]

Company Description

[Company Name] is a leading retail organisation dedicated to providing top-quality products and services to our customers. We are seeking a strategic and experienced Finance Director to lead our finance team and contribute to the overall financial success of our retail operations.

Job Description

As the Finance Director, you will play a key role in shaping and executing the financial strategy for the retail division. You will provide leadership to the finance team, ensuring accurate financial reporting, effective financial planning, and insightful analysis to drive business performance.

Financial Strategy:

  • Develop and implement the financial strategy for the retail division in alignment with overall company objectives.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance to senior management.

Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Lead the annual budgeting process and long-term financial planning for the retail business.
  • Oversee the development of financial models, forecasting, and scenario analysis.

Financial Reporting:

  • Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of financial statements, regulatory filings, and other reports.
  • Collaborate with external auditors to facilitate the annual audit process.

Risk Management:

  • Identify and assess financial risks, implementing effective risk management strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting standards.

Team Leadership:

  • Strong leadership skills, able to motivate a high-performing team within the retail division.
  • Foster a collaborative and results-driven team culture.

Strategic Planning:

  • Collaborate with executive leadership in the development and execution of overall company strategies.
  • Evaluate potential investments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic initiatives.


  • [Add necessary and desirable qualifications]
  • Proven experience as a Finance Director in the retail industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations, accounting principles, and reporting standards.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

Additional Information

Joining [Company Name] means being part of a dynamic and innovative team. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for professional development. If you are an experienced finance professional with a passion for driving financial success in the retail industry, we invite you to apply and contribute to our continued growth.

[Company Name] is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

This job description is a generic template and can be customised to align with the specific needs and values of your company.

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