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Finance Director

  • Location

    Kent

  • Discipline:

    Finance & Audit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    c. £110,000 + Bonus + Benefits

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    jabelson@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    JA/14835

  • Published:

    4 months ago

Our client is an independent entrepreneurially-led residential development sector with a turnover of c. £60m and very impressive growth plans.  They are seeking to recruit a commercially aware Finance Director to act as a business-partner to the new Managing Director and contribute to the growth and development of the business.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the effective financial management of the business and actively contribute to the formulation of short and long term business plans as a key member of the Board and the management team.
  • Represent the business when dealing with finance and banking partners.
  • Challenging operational management and provide the business with timely, insightful and actionable KPI and other information
  • Co-ordinating and preparing strategic financial plans and annual budgets at key stages which are clear, credible and well founded
  • Providing KPIs and other key measures to provide both forward looking and historic data on the business; to keep the business alert to gaps / capacity management and key risks
  • Preparing and issuing on a timely basis monthly management accounts and forecasts for Board and executive management information and guidance
  • Continuously developing processes and controls throughout the business which help the executive team to run the business effectively 
  • Supporting the MD in making sure that business discipline is rigorously enforced and agreed processes and procedures are followed especially cost control
  • Managing the finance department so that it provides a dependable and accurate service to other departments, suppliers and subcontractors including efficient control of the purchase ledger

The successful candidate is likely to be a professionally qualified Accountant with significant Finance Director Experience gained within the property and/or construction sector.