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Finance Director Designate

  • Location: London
  • Salary: c. £110,000 + Car + Significant Bonus + Executive Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Jonathan Abelson
  • Contact Email: jab
  • Expiry Date: 21 May 2020
  • Job Ref: JA/16671

Our client is a world-renowned residential property developer operating a number of regional offices across the UK.

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role: Due to an impending retirement, they are seeking to recruit a candidate of suitable calibre to assume the position of Finance Director Designate for one of their largest and most profitable regional business.

Working closely with the soon-to-be retiring Finance Director your responsibilities will include

  • Financial analysis of weekly and monthly sales forecasting
  • Monitoring construction / sales progress and risk
  • Monthly Balance sheet forecasting – involvement in the rolling three-year planning process to ensure that funding and capital employed balances are accurately forecast
  • Balance sheet management – driving and managing the month-end process, ensuring the proper application of Group accounting policies and procedures.
  • Monitor performance against budgets and forecast to ensure robust mechanisms are in place for accuracy and deviance.
  • Involvement with the land investment appraisal packs prior to submission
  • Effective liaison across the business with your executive peers to ensure consistency of approach and commonality of goals.
  • Preparing Group accounting and tax papers and returns
  • Liaising with Group to deal with various ad hoc information requests

Key Requirements:

  • Professionally qualified Chartered Accountant.
  • Prior senior level finance experience in the property/construction sector
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to work and communicate with colleagues from outside of the finance team and at different levels of experience
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a very driven and successful environment and to manage multiple priorities.
  • Integrity and a desire to do the right thing
  • Ambitious – eager to develop your career with a market-leading organisation offering multiple paths for career development.