About Lyle & Scott

Welcome to Lyle & Scott! At Lyle & Scott we recognize all success starts with people. At Lyle & Scott we value individuals who are passionate about delivering a strong product and services to all of our customers. At Lyle & Scott we will provide you with an opportunity to work in an employee-friendly environment as well as improve Lyle & Scott's offering and services to our customers. The possibilities are endless, not to mention the extensive benefits package, training and development opportunities along with discounts for all of our employees.

Lyle & Scott is a profitable, privately owned Scottish brand with a 140 year history that has built a reputation for crafting high-quality knitwear and other clothing. We are a brand with true authenticity, heritage and expertise recognised throughout the world; from early collaborations with Christian Dior to clothing some of the world's golfing greats. We are a men’s fashion brand and combine this with a solid authority and presence within the golfing sector with sales which have grown from £10m in 2000 to £30m in 2013.

Our routes to market include wholesaling to key accounts in the UK, Eire, Sweden and the rest of Europe through a combination of direct sales, agents and distributors and licensing into Japan. We sell direct to the end consumer and are eCommerce retailers via our own consumer website to over 50 countries worldwide. We are committed to a business strategy to remain true to our heritage and deliver further profitable growth by sustained market penetration in the UK and Ireland while strengthening our exposure in mainland Europe and the Far East.

Join the Team

We have an exciting opportunity for an International Territory Sales Manager to join our dynamic Vintage Sales Team. We are fast moving with huge aspirations, do you think you are up for a challenge?

The successful candidate will be instrumental in driving our Lifestyle Apparel, Footwear and Accessories business forward, further contributing to the growth and creation of a truly global brand. You will be responsible for controlling multiple International territories as well as introducing new markets to the business.

Experience in managing agents and distributors is preferred but not essential, but a proven track record in exceptional account management is a must. This is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to be part of rapidly expanding company within the fashion industry.

Accountabilities Summary:
  • Account management with responsibility for strategic account plans and execution, business terms and performance reviews, the selling process and gross-to-net management
  • Deliver sustainable profitable growth for the Lyle and Scott Vintage business
  • Setting the standards of the Lyle and Scott Vintage collection, driving a premium experience across all channels; on line and retail
  • Creating industry and brand benchmarks and sharing learning with the wider business
  • Experience with fashion or sportswear sales and account management
  • This position will be based in Amsterdam

The purpose of this role is to support in the production of financial information for wider business analysis and support financial control to ensure the day to day operations of the Finance team are effective and appropriate to meet the business needs for all information users. To assist in the timely preparation of financial information to allow the Finance team to delight the business and provide quick considered responses on all matters. Management of budgetary process and providing analysis against budget in support of the business partnering objective. To drive the team forward on best practice of both operational activities and control environment to assist the achievement of the team goal of a "world class finance function".

To ensure that good practice is maintained throughout the team and to ensure that all regulatory information is submitted in a timely manner in adherence to deadlines. To provide support to the Management Accountant and Finance & Innovation Director in achieving the team objectives and undertaking ad hoc work as required.

Commercial/Financial
  • To assist in developing a world class finance function, fully operational and delivering at all times.
  • Support accountability and responsibility for the directorate budgets, ensuring that headcount and flexible spend deliver against budget
  • Support preparation of the financial ledgers to Trial Balance level, ensuring that good practice is undertaken and reconciliations of each cycle are performed and accurate.
  • Support preparation of the monthly board reporting pack in a timely manner and identification & understanding of material variances and developing trends.
  • Preparation of detailed analytical work to ensure that the Director of Finance and Directorates are versed in the activities within each area to improve understanding of the wider business.
  • Support on the annual budget for review and maintenance of the planned re-forecasts during the year.
  • Provide overview function to the financial cycles to ensure the correct level of "checks and balances" are in place, operational and effective.
  • Work with Directorates to ensure that our maximum long term "financial effectiveness" is achieved.
  • Any adhoc tasks as required by the Director of Finance.
Systems Development/Delivery
  • Automate (Financial) systems to manage and influence the business towards becoming a better partner to its customers, suppliers, employees, business partners and stakeholders.
  • Escalate/manage (Financial) systems so that (Financial) issues and risks that will impact the business are easily highlighted to the Director of Finance.
  • Ensure that the Finance team are as one with IT and systems as a matter of course and continuously use your system skills to maximise efficiencies and quality/timeliness of information.
Regulatory Work
  • Undertaking all regulatory work of the department including quarterly VAT return submissions and monthly EC sales list and Intrastat returns.
  • Manage the submission of foreign country VAT return submissions by ensuring the information is passed in a timely manner and that the payments are accurately recorded on the financial ledgers
Desirable Experience
  • Bookkeeping skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Challenging attitude
  • Self - discipline
  • Good team working skills
  • IT skills: Excel, BACS, Sage

If you think you are perfect for the role, please send your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

We have an exciting opportunity for an International Territory Sales Manager to join our dynamic Vintage Sales Team. We are fast moving with huge aspirations, do you think you are up for a challenge?

The successful candidate will be instrumental in driving our Lifestyle Apparel, Footwear and Accessories business forward, further contributing to the growth and creation of a truly global brand. You will be responsible for controlling multiple International territories as well as introducing new markets to the business.

Experience in managing agents and distributors is preferred but not essential, but a proven track record in exceptional account management is a must. This is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to be part of rapidly expanding company within the fashion industry.

Accountabilities Summary
  • Account management with responsibility for strategic account plans and execution, business terms and performance reviews, the selling process and gross-to-net management
  • Deliver sustainable profitable growth for the Lyle and Scott Vintage business
  • Setting the standards of the Lyle and Scott Vintage collection, driving a premium experience across all channels; on line and retail
  • Creating industry and brand benchmarks and sharing learning with the wider business
  • Experience with fashion or sportswear sales and account management

If you think you are perfect for the role, please send your CV to recruitment@lyleandscott.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

The applications for the Spring 2020 intake for our Management Development Programme are now open until 15th February 2020.

If you have any queries regarding the programme please visit the apply here link below or email mdpenquiries@lyleandscott.com

Apply Here

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