Finance Director – Development and Construction Sector
A high-profile Design and Build agency are recruiting a Finance Director. The business turnover approximately £30m and they specialise in the restaurants, hotels and hospitality sector, undertaking projects globally.
In this role you will report to the Joint Managing Directors on a day-to-day basis and the parent company Group CFO. You will provide management and leadership to the finance team and drive profitability across the business.
This is a high-profile role, and you will partner the business commercially supporting the exec team on commercial and operational matters. You will seek to build cohesion with other departments across this business to drive effecting working.
You will deliver Project Investment appraisal and build productive relationships with Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors and other operational and commercial colleagues. You will monitor project cost and mitigating risks to overspend.
You will lead the team responsible for delivery of monthly management reporting and KPI analysis. This will also include all project reporting from an accounting and progress perspective; routine financial and management accounting; manage the sign off and process around invoicing, charge out rates, and customer billing.
You will lead the Budgeting and Forecasting on a monthly and annual basis; take responsibility for weekly and annual cashflow forecasting. This will include optimising working capital and understanding company’s capital commitments.
Naturally, you will instil best practice around Financial control and constantly strive to implement and improve policies & procedures. You will have overall responsibility for CIS VAT returns, Use Tax and other similar issues.
The successful candidate will be a commercially focussed qualified accountant who possesses experience of US GAAP and UK GAAP. You will demonstrate the ability to partner non finance colleagues in the construction and development industry effectively. You will be a natural team leader with strong attention to detail who is highly organised.
Competitive basic salary plus benefits
?Based: Central London