Finance & Operations Director UK

  • Company: SSC W&J UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Watches & Jewelry
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: SSCW&J00047
  • Date of publication: 2018.08.14


Responsible for the management of the UK shared services operations, you will have overall responsibility for 100 members of staff and 8 direct reports. You will be responsible for the management of all financial provisions, IT, supply chain and aftersales for the UK business. As a member of the UK executive committee you will report to the Managing Director, LVMH Watch & Jewellery Europe, and will be instrumental in driving the UK business.


  • Business and financial strategy, planning, monitoring and key financial reporting; including the management of company policy, systems, processes and personnel involved
  • Achieving and exceeding business goals through effective management of the shared services and aftersales departments
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and development of the UK business as a member of the executive committee
  • Budget and forecasting process control and responsibility
  • Internal reporting to UK board and overseas holding companies
  • Corporate compliance as per regulatory and legal requirements including statutory responsibilities
  • Manage, motivate and develop teams
  • Develop relationships with senior executives at Brand Houses and LVMH Corporate



  • Qualified chartered accountant or similar level of financial qualification
  • Experience in a financial and/or operational role
  • Commercially astute with ability to process complex information and able to interpret quickly
  • Experience of financial governance processes, including risk management and internal audit
  • Experience in the analysis and evaluation of performance data, both financial and operational
  • Experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proven leaderships skills with the strong ability to influence and develop passionate teams
  • Able to work under pressure achieving a high level of accuracy
  • Able to plan workload in accordance with strict deadlines
  • Professional, conscientious and adaptable

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