Group Chief Financial Officer

Salary: gbp130000 - gbp150000 per annum + equity + bonus + car
Location: Leeds
Type: Permanent
Ref Number: ESAZ-11060

Job Description

Parkinson Lee Executive Search are the retained partner to a highly entrepreneurial, owner managed, Civil Engineering Organisation based in West Yorkshire, in the appointment of a Group CFO.

Reporting to the CEO (Owner), you will lead a high calibre multifunctional Finance, IT and HR team, and key responsibilities will include:

•Being an active member of the Board in the overall running of the business to achieve the organisational goals

•Acting as a strong business partner and ‘sounding board’ to the CEO and other Board members, supporting and challenging where appropriate

•Supporting the business in the creation and implementation of both short and longer term strategic plans

•Full financial management of the business to include overseeing the production of monthly, quarterly and yearly reports and accounts

•Developing an FP&A function to deliver MI and business intelligence for the first time that will significantly improve operational effectiveness through more informed commercial decision making

•Strict cash flow and working capital management

•Reviewing the business plan and comparing actual vs projected budgets and making recommendations and influencing at board level

•Ensuring compliance with statutory financial and accounting requirements

•Managing all third relevant third party relationships, i.e. banks, auditors, insurers, funders etc

The ideal candidate will be:

•A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with experience of operating at board level

•An experienced and well established FD, with proven experience operating in a number one finance role

•Experienced within civil engineering, construction or contracting

•Must have contract accounting experience, in particular an understanding of the revenue recognition process for WIP

•A highly experienced, and charismatic business leader with the ability to influence at all levels both internally and externally

•Confident, personable and possess the gravitas to gain the credibility at board level quickly

This is an outstanding career opportunity, and the successful candidate will participate in a planned transaction within the next few years.

For a confidential discussion please contact Adam Dickson on or apply on line.

Assignment Managed By:

Adam Dickson
Adam Dickson

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