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Finance Director

  • Location: Sunderland
  • Salary: Circa £100k plus bonus 100% and Car and executive benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Mandy Abelson
  • Expiry Date: 10 July 2022
  • Job Ref: MAB/19173

​MERJE are working exclusively with our client, a leading name within the Property / Construction Industry to find someone of suitable calibre to assume a Regional Finance Director position.

Reporting to the MD you would be a key member of the Regional Management team, acting in a Business wide role to proactively support the MD to maximise delivered value.

The FD will have a deep level of Operational knowledge to enable critical review and challenge of key decisions and information across all functional Disciplines within the Business Unit

Key Responsibilities include:

•Partner the Managing Director on all new business decisions, including land acquisitions and review all aspects of the scheme with the management team

•Sign off the financial models for the regional office and write the final recommendation to the Managing Director

•Obtain a true understanding of costs and risks for each site and provide active reviews and challenges of the costs incurred to date

•Drive the discussion at the management team board, by presenting analysis, insight and interpretation of performance against business plan

•Monitor financial performance, interpret and identify trends and make recommendations to the business

•Lead the forecasting process for the business and review the operational assumptions with the management team

•Provide ad hoc analysis to support future performance

•Review of the regional land bank, and give recommendations to the Managing Director

•Review cash forecasts before submission to the Group Treasury function

•Ensure accounting and the regional financial control procedures are in line with the Group accounting policies

Previous Experience and Qualifications:

•Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA

•Demonstrable experience of working in a senior position within the Property / Construction / Infrastructure Industry

•Considerable post-qualified experience gained from both business finance/performance roles and accounting & financial control roles.

•Experience must include: Financial accounting and leading month end close, building or operating in a control framework, evidence of responding to and working with external auditors, providing analysis, forecasting and planning, supporting and challenging businesses to make optimal operational and performance decisions.

•Financial support for business deals (e.g. new contracts, M&A, Joint Ventures)

•Experience of successfully leading and developing a team