Finance Director

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£80,000 per annum
Job ref:39418
Post Date:04. 06. 2024

About the Role

Harper May is collaborating with a leading player in the construction industry, renowned for delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget. They pride themselves on innovation, sustainability, and excellence in all their endeavours. As they continue to expand their portfolio, they are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Finance Director to join their team and steer their financial strategy forward.

Role Overview:

As the Finance Director, you will play a pivotal role in steering the financial operations, reporting directly to the group CFO. Beyond managing day-to-day finance functions, you will champion strategic initiatives, ensuring alignment with organisational goals and industry best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor the finance team, ensuring adherence to month-end reporting deadlines and regulatory compliance.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of financial reporting structures and general ledger systems to facilitate accurate and timely reporting.
  • Drive monthly, quarterly, and year-end close processes, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to support budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Identify opportunities for process optimisation and resource allocation, enhancing departmental efficiency without compromising accuracy.
  • Provide guidance on non-routine financial transactions.
  • Spearhead the implementation of procedural enhancements and technological innovations to streamline workflow and elevate performance standards.
  • Conduct training sessions for new and existing staff members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional development.
  • Collaborate with the Director on special projects and workflow enhancements.


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified or equivalent, with a track record of success in finance management roles.
  • Prior experience in the construction sector is highly desirable.
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and a strong grasp of accounting principles and standards.
  • Proven analytical skills, coupled with a keen eye for detail and a commitment to upholding compliance standards.
  • Experience in auditing processes is advantageous.

If you are a results-driven financial professional with a passion for the construction industry, we would love to hear from you.

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