Finance Director Construction Rapid Growth London

Harmonic Group Ltd
London, South East England
£110,000 per annum
11 Jul 2019
10 Aug 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Finance Director | Construction | Rapid Growth Business

Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting on an exclusive, retained basis for one of Europe's fastest-growing privately owned construction businesses (£175 million t/o , c £ 10 million EBITDA). Reporting directly into the CEO, the role is a balance of hands-on technical accounting and oversight and also acting as 'trusted advisor' to senior commercial and engineering colleagues.

The business are highly unusual for the sector in that they control the entire supply chain for around 70% of the projects they operate (from ground works, through to civils, facades and interiors). This leads to high-quality, high-margin outcomes over the past 10 years.

Company culture is modern and values-based: the business win a number of their impressive projects not because they are the cheapest, but because they are regarded on the market as having high integrity and delivering on time. With any major snags being dealt with efficiently, and without passing these onto the client.

Although the client have a preference for experienced Finance Director candidates, exceptional Group Financial Controllers and Heads of Finance will also be considered.

The role:

Assisted by a capable and experienced Financial Controller and a further team of 4 (plus a very well-staffed Commercial Team who handle pricing etc), you will oversee the accounting for over twenty companies and SPVs (each project is accounted for and reported as a separate cost centre). And will also own the payroll and company secretarial duties.

The organisation are in a uniquely favourable position from a working capital perspective. However, they are on the cusp of making some of the largest investments in their Group's history,and so the role requires an individual who is adept at staying close to the working capital and forecasting situation in a fast-moving, entrepreneurial environment.

You will own the annual audit as well as thr procurement and implementation of their annual insurance policy (critcal from a compliance and risk perspective).

Essential Skills & Experience

* ACCA or ACA qualified

* At least 2 years' experience in a Group Financial Controller or Finance Director position within a Construction or Civil Engineering business with a t/o of more than £30 million (ideally £75 million+).

* Detailed understanding of the nuances and terminology associated with large-scale construction projects.

* Strong technical accounting background (especially reporting and consolidations)

* Experience of taking the lead on the procurement of big ticket insurance policies and

Location: Greater London (potential for one day per week in Central London office if required. Excellent road and rail connections.

Recruitment process: Interview with Charlie Walker (Harmonic MD) followed by final interview with the Board

If you are interested, please get in touch with or call .

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