FD Capital are recruiting on behalf of a West Midlands Client.
We are a leading construction company based in the Birmingham area of the UK, with an annual turnover of around £50 million. With a strong reputation for delivering high-quality construction projects across various sectors, we are committed to excellence and continuous growth. As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a skilled and experienced Financial Director to join our dynamic team.
The Financial Director (FD) will be a key member of the executive team and will play a vital role in the financial management and strategic decision-making process of the company. The FD will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the organisation, ensuring compliance with financial regulations, implementing effective financial strategies, and providing accurate financial information to support business growth.
- Financial Strategy and Planning:
- Develop and implement the company's financial strategy in alignment with overall business objectives.
- Analyse financial data, market trends, and industry benchmarks to identify opportunities for growth and profitability.
- Prepare and present financial forecasts, budgets, and financial reports to the executive team and stakeholders.
- Financial Management:
- Oversee all financial operations, including accounting, budgeting, tax planning, treasury, and cash flow management.
- Ensure compliance with financial regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.
- Monitor financial performance, analyse variances, and implement corrective actions when necessary.
- Develop and maintain effective internal controls and financial procedures.
- Financial Reporting and Analysis:
- Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, reports, and analysis for management and stakeholders.
- Provide financial insights and recommendations to support strategic decision-making.
- Conduct financial modeling, scenario analysis, and risk assessments to evaluate potential investments and business opportunities.
- Stakeholder Management:
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, such as banks, auditors, and regulatory authorities, to ensure smooth financial operations.
- Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, including shareholders, investors, and board members.
- Provide financial guidance and expertise to support business negotiations, contracts, and partnerships.
- Team Leadership:
- Lead and develop the finance team, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.
- Set clear goals and objectives, provide coaching and guidance, and conduct performance evaluations.
- Promote a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encouraging teamwork and knowledge sharing.
- Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. A professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) is highly desirable.
- Proven experience as a Financial Director role within the construction industry.
- Strong financial acumen with a deep understanding of financial management principles, accounting standards, and financial regulations.
- Track record of successfully implementing financial strategies and driving business growth.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
- Strong leadership and team management abilities, with a collaborative and approachable leadership style.
- Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
- Proficiency in financial software and systems, and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
If you are a highly motivated and experienced financial professional seeking a challenging role within a dynamic construction company, we encourage you to apply for this position. Join our team and contribute to the continued success and growth of our organisation.
Great team and salary package
FD Capital are a leading recruiter of FDs and CFOs for the construction sector.