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Finance Manager

Employer
Strathberry
Location
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
Salary
Competitive, depending on experience
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Function
Finance
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

About Strathberry

Proudly Scottish at heart, but with a keen international outlook, Strathberry creates unique luxury pieces, handcrafted in Spain using only the very finest quality leathers and finishes. Known for its instantly recognisable bar closure and minimalist design aesthetic, Strathberry’s elegant lines and exceptional attention to detail have led to a global following. 

The brand is stocked in over 33 retailers worldwide, with flagship stores in London and Edinburgh. With new investment in place to accelerate the next phase of expansion, there has never been a better time to join this dynamic business. 

About The Role

The Finance Manager will be a key member of the Finance team, involved with all aspects of finance for the business in a very hands-on capacity. You will report into the Head of Finance and be instrumental in the day-to-day financial management and control within the business, ensuring that all financial reporting is accurate and delivered on time to support commercial decisions and strategy by the Senior Executive Team.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic company at a critical stage in its growth. Having exceptional attention to detail and a hands-on approach, you will be able to juggle multiple tasks effectively, whilst working to tight deadlines within a fast-paced environment.

Contract Type: Permanent and full-time (Monday to Friday)

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

Please note: this role is based in Edinburgh and will require the successful candidate to work from our Head Office in the City Centre.

Your key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Review of monthly management accounts reporting pack, to include P&Ls, Balance Sheet, sales and cost analysis and commentary;
  • Full ownership of the trial balance, ensuring journals, accruals and prepayments are posted accurately and are reviewed against budgets/forecasts on a monthly basis;
  • Cash flow management, tracking actual cash flow movements against forecast and highlighting issues in a timely manner;
  • Implementing and managing annual budgets;
  • Leading the preparation of statutory accounts, including liaising with external Accountants;
  • Support the operational teams with relevant analysis and KPI reporting to ensure trading is optimised, including provision of relevant sales reporting across our Ecommerce, Retail and Wholesale channels;
  • Preparation and submission of all statutory filings, including quarterly VAT, and working with 3rd party tax consultants to ensure international VAT obligations are met;
  • Line management and ongoing mentoring of finance team members, ensuring smooth running of the team;
  • Pro-actively look for opportunities to streamline and further automate workload while maintaining library of process notes;
  • Support the Finance team to improve process and efficiencies to standardise business processes in advance of ERP implementation;
  • Support implementation and the ongoing improvements of ERP system;
  • Support culture of continuous improvement across the entire business;
  • Other ad hoc planning and analysis as required to support the needs of Strathberry’s Senior Leadership Team and other business functions.

About You

To be considered for this opportunity, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ICAS).
  • Experience within a similar role, preferably within online retail experience.
  • Experience managing a small finance team, with a positive and flexible management style.
  • Highly accurate and meticulous eye for detail.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Outstanding communication skills with all stakeholders at all levels.

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