Time Commitment: 1 day per week followed by 2 days per month
The Non-Executive Director (Finance) will play a pivotal role in guiding the Company through high-level financial decisions and provide strategic insights to enhance overall business performance
This part-time position involves overseeing the financial health of the company, advising on budgeting, and contributing to the development and execution of high-level business strategies.
1. Financial Oversight:
Review and assess weekly and monthly financial reports, statements, and performance metrics regularly.
Provide insights on financial risks and opportunities to optimize business outcomes.
Oversee financial compliance, ensuring adherence to relevant regulations and standards
Sign off monthly and annual accounts
2. Strategic Planning
Collaborate with the management team to develop and refine the company's long-term strategic plan.
Offer financial perspectives on potential business opportunities, partnerships, and investments and savings.
Contribute to the alignment of financial strategies with overall business objectives.
3. Budgeting and Forecasting:
Work closely with the CEO and finance team to develop annual budgets and financial forecasts
Provide guidance on resource allocation and investment decisions to maximize ROI.
Monitor budgetary performance and recommend adjustments as necessary.
4. Risk Management:
Assess financial risks and propose mitigation strategies.
Ensure the implementation of effective risk management practices across financial operations.
5. Advisory Role:
Act as a trusted advisor to the Board and executive leadership on financial matters.
Participate in board meetings, offering expertise on financial implications of strategic decisions
Qualifications and Experience:
Proven experience as a Finance Director, CFO, or similar role in a small business
Strong financial acumen and strateg
Head Office and Admin Vacancies
Time Commitment: 1 day per week followed by 2 days per month
Senior Designer - you will have excellent experience designing luxury fine jewellery - you will ideally have luxury brand experience, you must have very good CAD skills and experience. Small team with a long established Jewellery company based in the West End of London
You will have at least two years experience as designer, an excellent communicator, the ability to talk to clients about new commissions or reworking older or inherited pieces. You will also have a clear vision which you can pass on to Sales staff and management. You will understand and identify trends and have s good general knowledge of jewellery making and its process
This is a fabulous opportunity for someone passionate about watches who wants to swop the shop floor for a busy hands-on office position with lots of potential to grow both nationally and internationally
Key requirements include:
An interest in watches and a keen desire to learn
A willingness to work in a fast-paced analytical environment
Excellent customer service skills both written and verbal
Attention to detail and an investigative approach
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems such as Salesforce
High levels of organisation and time management
Additional skills preferred:
A wide knowledge of watches from all the major commercial watch brands
An awareness of the watch market and varying watch values between retail, dealer, and auction prices
Fluency on other languages, particular;y French, Italian and German
The focus of the role is to provide comprehensive support on day-to-day activities for the Production team. The successful candidate will be a vital part of the team and will coordinate a range of activities including but not limited to stock take, maintaining internal stock systems, assay and engraving and arranging repairs.
The role also involves working closely with other departments such as Sales and Shipping and will provide a great opportunity for a self-driven individual to develop their experience in Production while working for a luxury jewellery brand.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
• Receiving and stocking onto internal systems all goods inbound
• Receiving, quoting and arranging all repairs
• Responsibility for all assay and engraving
• Invoice handling and data entry into Navision (Finance system)
• Delivery and collection of items from workshops, suppliers, boutiques and Assay office
• First round QC
• Responsible for the (monthly) Production stock take, ensuring Production procedures are clearly and diligently followed
• Building and maintaining relationships with workshops and suppliers
• Producing and maintaining Repairs Price Lists for Sales Teams
• Work closely with Merchandising & Shipping Departments
• Product photography
• Other ad-hoc projects (as required)
• Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment and to quickly identify problems and recommend solutions
• Sound decision-making skills and the ability to plan and prioritise
• Excellent communication
• Strong analytical and numerical skills – IT literate and a quick learner.
• Ability to work well as part of a team and to build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders
• Strong attention to detail and process
• Organised and tidy
• Gemmology/Jewellery qualifications desirable
• Experience in
Our Client is looking for a Jewellery Valuations Assistant. you will be well organised, with good clerical and analytical skills and, obviously, a jewellery lover... Fantastic opportunity with a long and well-established Independent Jeweller, full training will be given and you will work closely with one of the Directors who is also in charge of the Valuations Department
As jewellery CAD designer, you are responsible for the design and production of jewellery and accessories in store. Your role is to meet with clients to discuss their needs, design products in line with briefs, produce CAD models for render and, when required, manufacture, and ensure all designs are created to specification, limiting the need for rebuild. You will work with the workshop and design team to produce jewellery and accessories that are in line with the brand image, within the target margins and produced in a timely fashion, while assisting the shop floor in the sale of branded jewellery, watches and aftersales care.
• Meeting clients to discuss potential designs
• Sourcing gemstones and materials for designs
• Model making designs in wax/clay as required
• Producing design proposals in hand drawn and CAD mediums
• Costing designs for sale in line with margin targets
• Creating accurate technical drawings for bespoke pieces
• Liaising with workshop to create CAD builds for manufacture for bespoke, special manufacturing, core and repairs
• Reducing errors and mistakes at the design stage to limit waste
• Maintaining contact with clients throughout production process
• Ensuring the audit trail on EPOS is up to date
• Assisting with range plans for core collections
• Managing own work load, ensuring work is completed on time
• Writing Valuations for completed Bespoke Designs
• Photographing jewellery to be used in Valuations and social media
• Use branding tools when completing bespoke, repair or special manufacturing jobs
• Assisting the Creative Director in the development of branding tools and core designs
• Where necessary, completing the Back Office costing for bespoke and special manufacturing
• Assisting the shop floor for branded jewellery and watch sales
• Assisting the shop floor with the booking in of repairs
• Assisting the shop floor with stock control, store t
This role is to provide an accurate and comprehensive administration service to the Jewellery team and to support the sales function. You will perform data-entry, documentation, printing and filing duties. Undertake daily sock control duties and monthly inventory checks. Communicate directly with clients. Maintain production time frames with the various production facilities, orders and delivery dates. Write purchase requests. Create and maintain useful databases for the department. Research fashion trends. Assist with daily show room activities - jewellery display & cleaning and assist at in house events.