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Finance Manager - Maternity cover - Part Time

Arddun Agency
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
22 Jun 2023

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Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Arddun Agency are a UK based Womenswear wholesale agency in Shoreditch, London specialising in the Luxury and Advanced Contemporary world. Founded in 2020 we have grown quickly and already have a proven track record of launching brands successfully internationally as well as being great partners to our brands and well regarded by our retail partners. We have big ambitions and aggressive growth plans and are looking for the right candidates to help us execute all we aim to achieve.

We are small but fast-growing team that are close-knit and we aim to provide a nurturing and enjoyable place to work and are looking for a candidate that shares our core values of being humble, hungry and inquisitive.

We are a small business bringing elements of the finance function in-house for the first time. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to build our internal finance team and develop/implement our ways of working. This is currently a part-time role with potential for full-time in the future. 


The main responsibilities include:

Manage day to day finance operations, working closely with external accountants and bookkeeper

Compile, review and provide analysis on month end reports including Management accounts, forecasts and cashflow

Oversight and management of key company policies

Commissions reconciliations monthly

Work closely with business owners to build out and track financial planning, forecasting and analysis reporting

Clear and accurate financial reporting to internal team

Strong cash flow management and communication

Strong cost management and clear communication on forecasts and budgets to the wider team whilst constantly working to identify costs savings

Day-to-day responsibility for review of books and records

Oversee and management of all company invoicing and payments

Closely monitor and action upon AR/AP

Strong FX understanding and management

Presentation of monthly management accounts in timely and accurate manner for internal team with comparisons to budget

Review year end accounts and present internally

Work with the owners on future expansion plans

Review monthly payroll and process payments

Review quarterly VAT returns with external accountants

Work with internal sales and merchandising teams to pull the forward sales data and forecasts to update cash flow forecasts and budgets

Work closely with the ERP system to generate commission reports

Work closely with the sales team and the brands to understand when orders have shipped to calculate commission due

Oversee key contracts including but not limited to agency, property rental, showroom, office management & similar

Manage overseas VAT reclaim

Work closely with our Operations Director on HR & IT function


This person will be:

ACA, ACCA or CIMA accredited

Ideally experience in a similar role or from within a brand or retailer

Excellent in their presentation and communication skills (written and verbal)

Experienced with XERO, Dext & Pleo helpful but not essential

Happy to work as part of a small but fast-growing team

Pro-active in finding and tackling problems within the business


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