Finance Manager

Dragon PSR
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Manager + car allowance + strong benefits

Established in 1892 Beard is an award winning Construction Company with a reputation for excellence throughout the South of England. Operating from offices in Swindon, Oxford, Guildford and Bristol they provide construction solutions across a variety of market sectors including education, healthcare, sports and leisure and commercial.

Beard's core values of 'Friendly, Efficient and Committed' have developed with them over the past century and have been key to them building long term relationships with customers, consultants, partners and employees. The culture is one of a dynamic, yet family orientated company.

With favourable trading conditions for the construction industry, Beard has excelled. Last year turnover grew 23% for the period from £110m to £136m with a strong current order book. As they celebrate their 125th business anniversary this year and with exciting plans to further grow their business they are now looking to appoint into this newly created role.

Reporting to the Head of Finance this varied role is a superb opportunity for an individual who is looking to make a long term move into a broad and significant position within a well-regarded company with exciting prospects.

Responsible for the provision of the monthly management information, leading the management accounts and supply ledger teams this role demands a hands on Qualified Accountant. You will be able to adapt your style to build relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders and nurture, develop and mentor a team (6 overall with 3 direct reports).

With a wide ranging remit the post holder will also own the annual budgeting process, review of the quarterly VAT returns, advise the business on the VAT treatment of projects on an ad hoc basis, and work with the Head of Finance on ad hoc tasks.

Applicants must be qualified, with a strong technical foundation and experience of management accounts preparation. Crucially you will now be looking to take on increased levels of responsibility and ownership. With proven technical knowledge, and an understanding of the concepts of retention or work in progress, the ability to drive key accounting processes and the gravitas to build relationships at all levels; the role demands hands on staff experience alongside evidence of delivering effective and efficient financial management and control.

Given anticipated growth plans, the opportunities, challenges & ad hoc projects are extensive.

All applications are to be sent with your current cv and package details to our retained consultant Louise Stafford at DragonPSR.

All third party applications will be forwarded to DragonPSR for consideration.

No fees will be paid for unsolicited candidates.