Finance and Operations Director job with Métier

Finance and Operations Director job with Métier

London-primarily based luxury leather merchandise brand Métier is on the lookout for a Finance Director. Reporting to the CEO, this is an exciting prospect to be part of a rapid-scaling luxury manufacturer working strategically with the CEO and Resourceful Director to maximise opportunities throughout commercial channels as perfectly as determining and employing operational advancements within the business to travel profitability and place the company for even further advancement.

The Finance Director will possess the day-to-day success of the Finance and Operations groups. They will also deal with and produce the Setting up & Analytics operate inside of the small business.

Worldwide encounter considerably advantageous the firm is primarily based in the Uk, with World profits, Italian functions and manufacturing, and a US subsidiary.

Key Obligations and Responsibilities 

  • Hands-on administration of the Finance and Operations groups, ensuring operational excellence across every department’s tasks.
  • In addition to own departments’ accountability, act as a typical business leader, liaising cross-functionally with all departments.
  • Very own the financial modelling, such as 5y progress prepare, inventory setting up and money stream forecasting
  • Manage organization budgets and get the job done with just about every department on tracking functionality and enhancements
  • Oversee the OTB budgeting optimise inventory levels to stability advancement, cash circulation and gross margin
  • Oversee small business large reporting and analytics, collating weekly, month to month, and seasonal packs with enter and aid from every single office
  • Evaluation and analyse sector trends to discover options for growth and efficiency advancement – also work hands-on in the implementation
  • Business-huge analytical and strategic aid (e.g. advertising investments, retailer openings, new sector entries, provider tactic and pricing positioning) Establish and negotiate price tag and margin prospects throughout the business.
  • Set price tag targets primarily based on retail and margin targets.
  • Monitor currency conversions throughout solution assortment to ensure we are maximizing gross margin across all marketplaces.
  • Strategizing and controlling the most productive setup for our worldwide activities: Italian creation, Uk base and worldwide product sales (US staying the key sector).
  • Oversee all actions in the ERP procedure (Brightpearl) and guarantee actions are feeding through correctly to the bookkeeping

Funds stream

  • Administration of the short and extended-term income stream forecast and interaction of working cash demands
  • Overseeing and approving the weekly payment agenda to make certain adequate short-term cash in the business
  • Get the job done with all departments to be certain strong conversation of forthcoming payments or any adjustments to payment schedules

Statutory and authorized

  • Be certain the firm’s economic techniques are continuously in line with statutory regulations and laws – in the British isles as effectively as abroad
  • Oversee authorized questions in the business and performing as 1st issue of speak to for any such queries from team users or other stakeholders
  • Oversee all contracts, including but not limited to lease, provider agreements, partnership agreements

Team and workplace

  • Oversee the HR functionality, which includes recruiting approach, work contracts, onboarding and exit procedures
  • Oversee business administration of the head office in London
  • Oversee IT functionality and all devices and software program

Board and Trader Relations

  • Trader relations, like preparation of regular monthly board pack, common quarterly trader update and answering advertisement-hoc investor requests
  • Board meeting administration
  • Guidance in long run fundraising procedure


  • Oversee the do the job of the Logistics/Operations Supervisor
  • Oversee the company’s intercontinental delivery, including VAT and Duty regulation

Crucial Own Competencies /Skills 

We are a smaller crew so you have to be proactive and prepared to roll up your sleeves and get trapped in. We are wanting for:

  • Certified Accountant, or with a Finance / Enterprise diploma
  • In depth experience in quality & luxurious manufacturers
  • Expertise taking care of inventory preparing in a high-expansion business enterprise, monitoring its shut backlink to income flow
  • Startup expertise/frame of mind in a related position (functions, organizing, finance, and main a lean team)
  • Knowledge pushed and analytical with solid potential to use facts to current results to workforce International expertise (subsidiaries reporting) such as VAT and responsibility concerns is very meriting
  • Sturdy entrepreneurial approach
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Hugely determined, hardworking, and adaptable at ease with change
  • Advanced Excel techniques
  • Good management competencies with the potential to develop powerful teams and build people to assure longevity in roles
  • Solid, energetic character, capable to positively talk strategic suggestions and adapt to switching needs effectively