Sales and Finance Director

Accounts · Croydon, Surrey
Department Accounts
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

We’re currently looking for a dynamic, experienced, data loving Sales and Finance Director with strong analytical and numerical skills to help drive and improve the financial operations and performance of Tropic’s business success. 


Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for ensuring that the company meets its financial and legal obligations and provide detailed financial insights that lead to better commercial decisions, while overseeing and guiding the entire finance team.

 

Blending your financial operations expertise and strategic insights, you will help to drive business and financial strategy, creating and maintaining best practice reporting, procedures and policies, and support the business with risk and compliance. 



RESPONSIBILITIES 


  • Provide guidance and advise on efforts towards financial stability. 
  • Lead and develop a team of nine accounting and finance professionals; helping coach and mentor the team through personal development plans. 
  • Develop, direct and monitor all financial planning and strategies across the business. 
  • Drill down into sales figures data in order to provide accurate data analysis. 
  • Promote revenue growth across all areas of the business. 
  • Prepare forecasts and comprehensive budgets. 
  • Analyse and report on complex financial data relating to all business activities. 
  • Conduct detailed, and refined data extraction, manipulation and analysis across a multitude of company data (including sales figures) required to make strategic and cost -effective business decisions.  
  • Review departmental budgets. 
  • Assess, manage and minimise risk. 
  • Conduct feasibility studies and set financial targets. 
  • Monitor expenditure, cash flow, and oversee annual insurance. 
  • Develop and implement accounting policies. 
  • Manage internal controls, evaluate investments, and manage audit and tax compliance. 
  • Maintain excellent relationships with investors, stakeholders and the wider teams. 

 


ABOUT YOU 


  • At least 10 -15 years’ experience in a financial management role and experience with effective cost control.  
  • Strong background in data science and data analysis. 
  • Experience of working with a fast-paced environment preferably within the skincare, beauty or luxury good sectors. 
  • A strong academic background, with a bachelor’s degree in one of the following subjects: finance, accounting or mathematics, and ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified.   
  • A strategic thinker with a strong numerical and mathematical aptitude. 
  • Exceptional and creative analytical skills with the ability to drill down into a manifold of data. 
  • Empowering leadership skills. 
  • Impeccable presentation, written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Target-driven with strong business acumen. 
  • Strong IT skills with proficiency in accounting software.

 


ADDITIONAL 


  • Full time role: 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. 
  • Hybrid working with a minimum of 3 days a week in the office as standard. 
  • Office is conveniently located just 3 minutes’ walk from Beddington Lane Tram stop, which is connected to East Croydon and Wimbledon – both 20 minutes away. Approx. 30 min travel time from South West London, 35 mins from South London (Brixton, Stockwell etc.) 
  • Position available immediately. 
  • Starting Salary is subject to experience.  

 

 

ABOUT US 

 

Healthier. Greener. More empowered – that’s the Infinite Purpose behind everything we do at Tropic, from funding education with every sale we make to all the plant-powered, sustainably sourced goodness we pack into our multi-award-winning, clinically proven skincare and beauty products. We're here to shake things up in this industry for good. Certified vegan, cruelty-free and CarbonNeutral®, we double offset our emissions, because when it comes to sparkling skin and a happier planet, we believe you really can have both! 

  

Our founder and CEO, Susie, started out at just 15 years old, whipping up batches of our Body Smooth in her kitchen, pouring them into jam jars to sell on Greenwich Market to help her mum pay the bills. Flash forward a number of years and a whole lotta green science-backed skincare later, and Susie, with the help of an ever-growing team, has built a business that strives to make a positive impact… there’s just one thing we’re missing, you! 

  

By joining our team, you’ll become part of a dynamic, diverse and talented troupe, with a big family feel to boot! So, if you’re a skincare and planet enthusiast like we all are, believe in doing good beyond beauty and want to shake things up too, come and join our colourful crew – we can’t wait to meet you!




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  • Location
    Croydon, Surrey
  • Department
    Accounts
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor