Financial Controller

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£80,000 per annum
Town/City:Stansted Mountfitchet
Job ref:39289
Post Date:30. 01. 2024

About the Role

Harper May is collaborating with a dynamic and thriving construction company with a robust portfolio of construction projects. They are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Financial Controller to join their team and contribute to their continued success.

As the Financial Controller, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the financial aspects of the construction projects. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in financial management, particularly in the construction industry, and a proven ability to handle multiple commercial projects simultaneously.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bring in-depth knowledge and experience in the construction sector, understanding the unique financial challenges and opportunities associated with commercial projects.
  • Oversee financial aspects of multiple construction projects, ensuring accurate tracking of costs, revenues, and profitability.
  • Lead the preparation of project budgets, quarterly forecasts, and financial projections. Monitor financial performance against budgets to ensure adherence to financial goals.
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks associated with construction projects, providing strategic insights to project teams.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports, including monthly and quarterly financial statements, to support informed decision-making at both project and executive levels.
  • Effectively manage cash flow, working closely with project managers and stakeholders to ensure optimal financial liquidity.
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations, accounting standards, and internal financial policies.
  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller within the construction industry.
  • Strong understanding of financial management in a project-based environment.
  • Experience dealing with multiple and commercial projects simultaneously.
  • ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Hybrid working - 3 days in the office.

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