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Interim Finance Director

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: October 8 2018

Job Description

Our client, an established multi-disciplinary property & construction organisation, is currently seeking a Interim Finance Director to join their team in Central London. The company has a number of current projects in development and has a number of blue-chip clients. Furthermore, my client has sites in 4 different countries and is looking to expand in the USA. This role will report directly to the CEO and will be charged with improving management information to optimise commercial decision making. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with extensive commercial property experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading and developing the finance team
  • Acting as the finance lead of bid proposals and contract negotiation
  • Improve the existing quarterly board pack which covers all elements of the organisation including Investor returns
  • Assist in establishing reporting systems and methodologies which can easily scale up to cover more opening globally (and reporting in different currencies)
  • Assist in establishing a management reporting dashboard to help the CEO monitor all the activities and major capital projects
  • Provide the leadership team with ad hoc analysis to support decision making
  • Play a key role in evaluation, selection and implementation of a new BI tool as part of the group IT systems overhaul Financial forecasting and business planning
  • Play a key role in the continual improvement of the organisation's financial forecasting capability
  • Be responsible for re-cutting the business's budgeting and forecasting timetable, oversee the refinement of budgeting templates and assist in managing the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Oversee the ongoing development of five year financial forecasts
  • Assist in evolving the group's cash flow reporting and forecasting at group and sub-group levels.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Prior construction/property experience is essential
  • Highly motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent Excel skills