Finance Manager

Persimmon Homes
Exeter, UK
31 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager - South West, Exeter

Due to an internal promotion Persimmon Homes South West has a vacancy for a Finance Manager to join their successful and growing team. This role will be based in the regional office in Exeter.

Who are we?

Persimmon PLC is the holding Company for the Persimmon Group of Companies. As one of the largest house building companies in the UK, we are listed on the London Stock Exchange and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 index.

Building around 16,500 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 350 prime locations nationwide; Persimmon is one of the UK's leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We build quickly and efficiently and expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn we'll reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business.

We are now recruiting for a Finance Manager to join our Management team based at our regional South West business based in Exeter. This position requires close interaction with the local board of Directors and reports directly to the Divisional Finance Director. The key responsibilities in this role will include providing timely management information to the business Managing Director and Divisional Finance Director, as well as providing leadership to the finance team, ensuring all team members contribute to their full potential. The job holder will be required to demonstrate a strategic and commercial understanding of the business and its environment, to contribute effectively in business development decisions. A thorough approach, with an eye for detail, he/she will need to guarantee that effective controls are in place and working, combined with ensuring the integrity of the financial ledgers.

If this sounds appealing to you we will require:

That you will have a proven ability to work to tight deadlines and able to prioritise their work in accordance with the demands of the businesses internal reporting requirements, as well as manage their finance team. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are required as well as being fully conversant with Microsoft Office, particularly excel.

Candidates should ideally be a newly qualified accountant possessing either ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualifications with at least 2 years PQE and can demonstrate currency in management appraisal and financial evaluation in a commercial environment. Construction industry experience would be a distinct advantage but is not essential.

What's in it for you?

A competitive salary and benefits package including a company car or car allowance, pension, life insurance, healthcare and a generous bonus. Above all an honest, driven approach which offers broad experience and the chance to work with some great people!

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