International Finance Manager - Franchise

Ref: MON10032
Salary: Competitive Salary
Department: Finance
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 02/11/2018

Looking to join a global retailer who values people?  Then look no further.  We are committed to developing our people, offering key training courses and promotion opportunities. We have issued over £250K worth of grants to our Charity partners, through our Monsoon Accessorize Trust. The Trust allows us to support 19 projects currently and “give back to the communities we trade in”. We are a strong brand with many talented people in the business, along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

We’re looking for an International Finance Manager to join our Commercial Finance team. You will provide commercial financial support to the International team and international franchise partners, develop management information to control International business linking with the rest of the Group, and assist in the formulation and implementation of the International business strategy.

Key Role and Responsibilities

Management/Relationships

  • Establish strong working relationships with the International commercial and operations team and all internal parties, to provide financial support to the business
  • Provide Monsoon leadership team with timely and relevant information on the performance of the International business
  • Develop effective relationships with external franchise partners
  • Ensure all Commercial finance reporting requirements are delivered

Key Deliverables

  • Own the Financial Planning and Forecasting, end-to-end process for the International Franchise Business. Ensure delivery of a robust Franchise Budget- accompanied by appropriate commercial challenge
  • Manage the month end accounting process and co-ordinate the month end activities to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Ensure all group finance deliverables are met and Franchise results are reported accurately -including P&L performance, balance sheet management and cash-flow reporting for Group treasury
  • Weekly review of sales information - detailed analysis to support the trading decision making process
  • Forward Forecasting analysis to better manage a "no surprises" way of working and early sight of financial risk
  • Review of the Franchise store portfolio - providing financial data to support new store openings and closings – assess the financial risk and implications of changing store base and brand mix

Key Working Relationships

 

  • International Director and Commercial trading team
  • Internal partners (Subsidaries and Franchises)
  • Commercial Finance team including CFO and Head of Commercial Finance
  • Internal stakeholders in UK, Brands, Supply Chain etc.

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent.  You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of e.g. discounts on gym memberships and theatre shows, and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

If you feel you have the potential to join us as an International Finance Manager, please apply.

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