Financial Controller

S Guest Consultancy Services
Tipton, UK
31 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a Financial Controller to work for a rapidly expanding family run construction company. This a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

My client is looking for a manager who can control the groups costing system ensuring that the procedures accurately represent the true costs and eliminate any errors prior to generating the Groups reports for Directors. Be able to supplement for the existing Finance Manager to produce monthly financial figures to the board as and when required.

Basic Requirements:

ØEnsuring the timetable of information into the admin department is being adhered to by each department.

ØEnsuring the accuracy of the information input is monitored and maintained.

ØEnsuring the weekly cost pack is delivered to Directors with in the allocated timescale and is error free.

ØPrepare and present a monthly report detailing the Groups operational costs in conjunction with the financial packs.

Areas of Cost Control:

ØSales - oversee admin and commercial to ensure all sales and applications are captured on a weekly basis in line with the agreed timetable.

ØLabour - oversee operations to ensure that the timesheets are passed on to the payroll department in the agreed timescale and then the processed information is summarily passed to admin for inclusion.

ØPlant - ensure that the plant reports are sent in the agreed timescale on a weekly basis and that monthly recharges are also covered.

ØMaterials/Stores/Fittings - oversee procurement to ensure weekly reports are produced on time and that historic monthly close offs are reflected in the costs.

ØOperations - ensure timely delivery of information covering damage / reinstatement / DLO's / internal recharges / barrier & grab costs / etc.

ØFuel & Lodge - oversee admin to ensure that the information is produced in line with the timetable.

ØCredit Card & Cash Purchase - oversee accounts to ensure that the information is produced in line with the timetable.

ØTraffic Management - ensure that the information is generated for each operating company in line with the timetable.

ØSub-contractors - oversee admin / commercial / accounts to ensure that the necessary costs are correctly apportioned and accrued if necessary.

ØCollation - oversee the collation of all information, verify and audit the results.

ØReports - ensure that the weekly cost reports are issued in a timely manner and correct.

ØMonthly Pack - Prepare the monthly report and presentation for the Directors meeting.

Additional Requirements:

ØSub-contract Control - In addition to and as part of the costing process there is the requirement to control the sub-contract process with in the Group. This entails monitoring existing and new subbies working on various aspect of the Groups operation so that from receipt of a new sub-contract details through to final retention close out all information flows correctly. A weekly reporting of sub-contract liability and payments is required and will need liaison with all aspects of the respective operating company.

ØNew Works Overview - As new works are scheduled for commencement it is a requirement that all necessary details are collated for inclusion on the costing reports and that each are of the business is made aware of the existence of the new works and the likely commencement date for inclusion in the relative reports.

Future Requirements:

ØTo ensure the continuity of the weekly costing, a robust system will need to be enacted so that the likes of absenteeism are covered.

ØSystem review to implement a streamline integration of information to alleviate double handling.

ØReview the current costing system to ensure validity of all totals.

ØOverhead comparison to the financials to highlight any necessary changes in the percentages charged.

If you are interested in this role and feel you have the relevany experience and would like to be considered please do not hesitate to submit your CV

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