Finance Director in United Kingdom

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Job Title: Finance Director
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £90,000 - £91,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Financial Services
Sub Sector: Other Financial Services
Job Reference No: B3FinanceDirector250119

Job Description

Job Title: Finance Director

Company: BEACON365 Limited

Location: Birmingham

Contract Type: Full Time / Permanent

Package: Up to GBP90k salary + company car or allowance + other senior benefits

Background

Established in Birmingham in 1989 as a family run business, our client has expanded to become one of the UK`s most respected support service contractors. Now a market leader in total facilities management, they are able to provide a diverse range of tailored services. From commercial cleaning, site security and janitorial supplies to full building maintenance, our client provides a complete range of property management services.

Our client`s goal is to provide a single source that covers every facet of support within commercial and industrial businesses. They are 100% focussed on meeting clients` needs, enabling them to implement complete site management services, with a trusted reputation through excellent communication and dynamic service delivery.

This is an opportunity to join an ambitious Senior Leadership Team with plans to grow their business by 70% within the next 3-years. This business growth will be achieved through organic growth, acquisitions and by expanding territorially within the UK.

Significant experience in a Senior Finance role within the Facilities Management sector would be a significant advantage.

The Role

In the course of carrying out this role the post holder will:

- Lead and develop the Group Finance Team.
- Manage the finance team, including Payroll and managing budgets and the overall performance within these departments.
- Control the company`s accounting function developing strategies across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision making as appropriate, providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.
- Control the budgeting process and present monthly management accounts, providing P&Ls for all divisions within the business and ensure reconciliations are completed with reports to external parties (banks etc.).
- Produce clear data on profitability to report to the board and introduce job costing modules with robust invoicing procedures.
- Impact profitability positively by managing the Credit Control department and bringing in cash on time in accordance with our company terms and conditions.
- Take ultimate responsibility for company`s cash management policies.
- Ensure that all accounting systems are robust, compliant and are able to support current activities.
- Introduce streamlined and efficient invoicing procedures to enable sales figures to be produced on time for the Directors to review.
- Ensure that debtor days are closely monitored to ensure that the over 60 day`s debt is maintained at an acceptable level.
- Ensure that the business is compliant with all statutory authorities in regards to HMRC, pension liabilities and any other mandatory requirements.
- Lead on the introduction of appropriate software that allows the company to carry out job costings to identify the true profitability of each job.
- Act as the internal Finance lead on M&A activity.
- Any other reasonable task as required by the Managing Director.


The Candidate

A qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA) with 10 years plus PQE, the ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate:

- Significant experience in a Senior Finance role within the Facilities Management sector.
- Ability to positively impact on the financial performance of the business.
- Experience of effectively supporting M&A activities.
- A forward thinking and strategic perspective.
- A conscientious attitude focusing on getting things finished.
- Exceptional communication skills.
- Confidence with the ability to challenge senior colleagues when appropriate.


Next Steps

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