Finance Director

Kent Permanent £80,000 - £95,000
  • Number one role in UK - Part of Wider, international business
  • Company is making positive and proactive changes currently - great time to join!

About Our Client

My client is an international market leader in its field within the construction sector. They are growing and expanding, and are looking for the right UK Finance Director to help them continue to move forward.

Job Description

As the UK Finance Director you will report to the Managing Director locally and have a dotted line to the Internationally based Group FD.

You will oversee the Finance team, and enjoy a broad remit ranging from strategic input as part of the Senior Management Team, through to leading all elements of Financial Control.

Specifically you will be required to:

  • Operate as a Key Finance Business Partner, working closely with Sales, Engineering and Operations Departments

  • Support the company's financial operations through strategic business partnership

  • Manage the financial control, financial reporting and bookkeeping, as well as customer credit management

  • Create financial statements for the annual reports

  • Co-ordinate the financial planning, rolling forecasts and development of the organisations finance strategy.

  • Work collaboratively with the International / Group Finance function to provide monthly, quarterly and annual reports, report on variations to budget, and suggest improvements.

  • Engage with lawyers, auditors, external bodies and banks etc in order to ensure that policies, procedures and standards are adhered to.
  • Seek continuous improvement within the function, and further develop standards within your scope of responsibility.

  • Challenge as appropriate, suggesting improvements and developments.
  • Support the business operationally across 4 sites in the UK and Ireland - (limited amounts of travel will be required)

The Successful Applicant

The Successful candidate for this UK Finance Director position will:

  • Be fully Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Have significant experience of controlling, business partnering, financial and strategic planning
  • Ideally have gained this experience in a multi-national company, with direct experience of reporting to a European Head office.
  • Preferably have Construction sector / Plant Hire / Equipment rental type experience
  • Have strong systems skills with ERP Systems - SAP FI and CO module experience would be beneficial.
  • Have excellent presentation and communication skills.

What's on Offer

Basic salary of up to c£90,000 + benefits including:

  • Attractive and realistic bonus scheme
  • Car allowance
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Bonus potential
Paul Urquhart
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Phone number
+44 1622 604 511

Job summary

Financial Director / CFO
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Consultant name
Paul Urquhart
Consultant phone
+44 1622 604 511
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