Finance & Operations Director

Job Title: Finance & Operations Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Poole
Salary: Competitive Salary
Start Date: 2019-03-27 00:00:00
Reference: 096110724
Contact Name: Anja Davison
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 25, 2019 14:37

Job Description

Our client Brakeburn is a rapidly expanding clothing brand with an international footprint based in the heart of Poole, Dorset. Their enviable team of talented designers use their beautiful surroundings as inspiration to design hand drawn prints, unique detailing and flattering fits using only the most comfortable fabrics. Their passion for design has now led them to supply over 600 stores across the UK via a fast evolving e-commerce / retail business. They are now looking for a Financial and Operations Director to facilitate the next stage of their highly ambitious growth plans.

Working closely with the Managing Director in a high energy and fast paced environment, you will be instrumental in strengthening their focus on the operational and financial performance and further enhancing company growth plans and strategy through development of a more insightful management reporting pack.

As an operational and strategic role, this will oversee the Warehousing structure and also encompasses the complete management of the Finance function. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of the financial and business strategy, ensuring visibility of business performance and providing appropriate analysis and insight into areas of improvement throughout the business. The post holder will feel comfortable challenging and enhancing current processes, policies and controls, implementing and managing improvements across finance and operations teams whilst also optimising IT and back office infrastructure.

Candidates must have the talent to meet a continually changing set of circumstances, with exceptional interpersonal skills, the confidence to motivate and inspire across the business and externally to help on board major retailers with a proactive mindset.

As this role is working at the strategic senior finance level, you will hold a recognised accounting qualification (ACA, CIMA or ACCA), have sound business acumen and the ability to problem solve with the drive and ambition to lead the business forward.

This is a rare opportunity to work alongside an entrepreneurial Managing Director and be fundamental to the growth and continued success of this unique business.

Please apply for further information. Any speculative CVs will be forwarded onto Sheridan Maine who are managing this recruitment on behalf of Brakeburn.

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