Head of Finance

Sector:Construction
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£70,000 per annum
Town/City:Redhill
County:Surrey
Job ref:39418-3
Post Date:13. 06. 2024
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About the Role

Our client is a dynamic and rapidly expanding leader in the construction industry, dedicated to delivering innovative building solutions across residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. They are currently seeking a talented Head of Finance to lead their finance team.

Role Overview:

This pivotal role will drive their financial success through effective management of budgets, investments, and financial planning.

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.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • 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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