Online Senior Finance Manager

£85000 per annum
How would you like to work for one of the world's leading cosmetic brands??

This highly commercial and strategic role is primarily responsible for supporting the Online Commercial Director with a consolidated view of the total online business. This role works closely with the London brand management teams fulfilling a business partnering role with the aim of adding and driving value and ensuring financial viability and ROI of all initiatives. Partners with global online finance to provide performance updates and influence long term planning / targets.

Key Responsibilities:

• Contribute to elements of the strategic direction of brand: evaluates financial impact of strategic choices and suggests alternatives

• Responsible for defining the annual budget and ongoing financial estimates in conjunction with Online Commercial Director and Brand General Managers alongside the Regional FLT

• Responsible for working with brand online managers? and Brand Sales Director to accurately estimate sales

• Responsible for controlling OPEX and ensuring effective resource allocation

• Responsible for providing commercial support to the Online and brand management team

• Responsible for driving commercial approach and understanding across the brand

• Ensuring that the Business Management Group are perceived as value adding business partners

• Strong understanding of accounting processes and principles (industry and company) required, although actual accounting undertaken by a separate team

• Responsible for upholding accounting principles and ensuring proper processes are adhered to within the brand teams

• Responsible for supply chain issues for online: demand planning to support warehouse scheduling and inventory management

• Evaluation of New Launch requirements: operational understanding of new launch processes from a supply chain perspective as relevant for Online

• Responsible for development and delivery of financial and commercial reporting for senior management

• Proactively challenge the status quo and use commercial analysis to drive business change

• Lead financial discussion in BRM meeting, highlighting P&L issues

The Candidate:

• Experience within an on-line / ecommerce organisation

• Commercially led experience with the ability to help drive the business forward

• Qualified (ACA etc.) with successful business partnering experience across a large matrix organisation

• Excellent stakeholder management ability across all levels

• Strength in the communication of financial reporting across these levels

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

If you're interested in this position or are keen to hear more please click on "apply" above as soon as possible!