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Finance Manager - Construction

RG Duncan Limited
North West London, London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 20, 2023

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager £50,000 to £55,000 pa

Our client, a fast-growing SME Clapham based business in the construction sector has a career changing opportunity for a hands-on sole charge Finance Manager to drive the next stage of growth. It may be an ideal role for an ambitious Management Accountant or Finance Manager with some existing experience of the construction sector.It is a growing company which specialises in the delivery of luxurious residential Garden Design, Landscape Architecture and Construction of bespoke projects in the super residential market.

The company

The company is renowned within the construction industry, they are expected to deliver a faultless service standards to the most discerning of clientele. The company was established in 2015 along with its sister company and together reached t/o of c. £3m.They are undergoing a growth period requiring the strengthening and reinforcement of the administrative team.They are therefore looking to bring previously outsourced accounting and book-keeping services into the company in a full-time position.The new Finance Manager will play a lead role with the new accounting systems set-up, ensuring it meets the companys current and future needs.

The Role and responsibilities of The Finance Manager

Your role will be to manage the book-keeping, accounting and payroll functions within the company and work with the administrative team to support the Directors by providing a granularity of information sufficient to assist in making strategic decisions for the future.

Forming the sole accounting function of the businesses, your responsibilities will include the following:

Bank reconciliations expense and company card payments, receipt tracking and management of the sales and purchase ledgers. Preparing and maintaining financial reports on individual projects, providing monthly management accounts, including project performance and P&Ls.

Analyse company finances to determine risks and create cash-flow forecast and revenue reports.Maintain tax records for CIS, VAT and PAYE and ensure these are maintained up to date.Maintain asset registers and records.

As a member of the management team, you will work with the Office Manager to complete the onboarding and off-boarding of staff, controlling the employee time sheet function and managing the Payroll function of the companies.

Skills and experience required for the Finance Manager role

The successful applicant will have an intimate working knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software and familiarity with the associated timesheet, record keeping and other QB linked software and apps sufficient to provide the businesses with advice on opportunities to make further enhancements and improvements to the accounting and administrative processes of the businesses.

Ultimately the Accountant should be at the centre of the office and business functions and work with the Directors to improve business performance with the quality of information provided.

Strong organisational skills and time management along with a natural proficiency in written and verbal communication will be an integral part of the successful candidates skill set as well as being able to work calmly and efficiently as part of a small team in a busy, but creative environment.

IT and technical knowledge for the Finance Manager role

AAT, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent qualified or part qualified

Strong IT and MS Office experience

Full knowledge andexperience of accounting skill

Calculate WIP

CIS experience


Construction experience

To Apply

Apply directly RGDuncan Senior Finance Recruitment with your CV and (if you wish) a brief covering letter stating the reasons why you are a good fit for the role, your career and salary objective.

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