Group Finance Director (Designate)

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1360594

 Job Description

Working closely with the Group Managing Director, Board Members and Executives you will provide leadership to the Board’s Finance and Accounting strategy and contribute fully to the development of Group strategy across all areas of the business,

Our client is an award-winning construction and property development group of companies, operating throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. With a combined group turnover of £110m and a very strong balance sheet the organisation delivers quality projects for public, private and third sector clients including education, leisure and stadia, commercial retail and office space, industrial, health, pharmaceutical, community and regeneration schemes. The organisation also has an extensive property division, renewable energy division and joinery manufacturing and fitout divisions, each of which have considerable opportunities for further expansions.

The companies have thrived under the leadership of a very talented and stable senior management team, a one team approach, innovation and an ethos that truly values its people.

The Group Finance Director is due to retire in 2019, and this has created a career opportunity that must be considered one of the most exciting Finance Director appointments in Northern Ireland this year. The role, offered initially in a designate capacity, will assume full responsibility for the group finance function of this large and complex business.

Working closely with the Group Managing Director, Board Members and Executives you will provide leadership to the Board’s Finance and Accounting strategy and contribute fully to the development of Group strategy across all areas of the business, providing astute financial and commercial analysis that will challenging assumptions and support effective decision-making. You will ensure Group financial systems are robust, compliant and can support the significant future growth ambitions.

We are seeking a very talented qualified accountant with an impressive track record of success, spanning over 10 years at senior management level. Through your career to date you must have contributed significantly at a strategic level and played a leading role in delivering sustainable commercial success. Your background should include either construction, manufacturing, property development or possibly corporate lending.

This role will appeal to an ambitious candidate who is commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, insightful and influential. It requires the ability to work at both strategic and operational levels across the business and to manage significant financial responsibilities in what is a very dynamic and often complex environment.

This is an organisation with a strong values base and requires the successful candidate to have a commitment to excellence in financial governance and to operate with impeccable integrity and professionalism.

For a confidential discussion on the role and to receive a candidate briefing document please email or contact Ciaran Sheehan or Joanne McAuley on 028 9072 5750.   Application is by tailored cv and the closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 5th October 2018.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and Clarendon executive is acting as an agency on its behalf.