Head of Finance


  • Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum
  • Location: Surrey
  • Contract type: Permanent

My client who sits within the development space is looking for an ACA qualified individual to join as the new Head of Finance. This role will naturally grow in to a Director level role within an 18 month period.

Strong verbal and written communication is crucial to the success within this role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility to produce the annual budget together and monthly forecasts
  • Responsibility for the overall cash management of the business, including the approval of expenditure
  • Ultimate responsibility for the Finance Team
  • Responsibility for the succession plan and development of the Finance team
  • Ownership of the cost control of the business to include budgetary management and an active participation in the monthly valuation process
  • Significant interaction with other Departments to facilitate the efficient operation of the business and accurate and timely reporting of information
  • Ensure the business complies with all relevant legislation and statutory requirements

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • ACA ‘Big 4 trained accountant with considerable post qualification experience within the house building sector
  • Experience in management of the budgetary process and cost control
  • A self-motivated individual with the tenacity to exceed targets
  • Highly numerate with strong IT and analytical skills
  • A team leader focused on developing the Finance Team
  • Ability to challenge at all levels, including where necessary to challenge management decisions
  • Strong Commercial awareness

For a more detailed conversation around this opportunity please reach out for a confidential chat.

Please attach your CV to any application for the attention of James Tindall.

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