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Head of Finance

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Position: Head of Finance
Position Type: Full-time
Department: Finance
Reports to: [Name/Title]

About Us

[Company Name] is a leading retail brand committed to [briefly describe your company’s mission or vision]. Renowned for delivering exceptional products and services, we are seeking an experienced and strategic Head of Finance to lead the financial function within our dynamic retail environment.

About the Role

As the Head of Finance at [Company Name], you will play a pivotal role in shaping the financial strategy and overseeing the financial operations of our retail division. You will lead a talented finance team, ensuring accurate financial reporting, strategic financial planning, and compliance with industry standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute financial strategies to support the overall business objectives of the retail division.
  • Lead the financial planning and analysis for retail operations, including budgeting and forecasting.
  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to senior leadership based on financial analysis.
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for retail operations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align financial goals with operational strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, industry standards, and company policies.
  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a high-performance culture.
  • Work closely with external auditors and internal stakeholders during the audit process.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) relevant to retail financial goals.
  • Participate in strategic planning sessions, contributing financial expertise to decision-making.
  • Evaluate and implement financial controls and procedures to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience as a Head of Finance or similar role in the retail industry.
  • [Add required and desirable qualifications]
  • Strong financial analysis and strategic planning skills.
  • Excellent leadership and team management abilities.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel.

Person Specification

We are seeking a dynamic and results-driven individual with a passion for finance and leadership within the retail sector. The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Financial Acumen: Strong financial analysis skills with a deep understanding of retail financial metrics.
  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead and mentor a team of finance professionals.
  • Strategic Thinking: Ability to develop and implement strategic financial plans.
  • Communication: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Collaboration: Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

What’s in It for You

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Access to [specific perks, training, or additional benefits your company provides].
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a reputable retail brand.
  • A positive and collaborative work environment.

Joining [Company Name] as the Head of Finance means being a key player in shaping the financial success of our retail division. We offer a dynamic and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued and recognized.

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