Finance Manager

The Company

Established for over 40 years the Doocey Group is a privately owned service provider within the Civil Engineering and Utility sectors, with annual revenues exceeding £65m. It has ambitious growth plans to surpass £100m within the next few years, with the aim to become one the UK’s leading service providers within the sectors it operates.

The Role

We are looking for a commercially focused Finance Manager to coach and lead a finance team of 5 people.

The Candidate

You will be a very driven candidate who can deliver the financial transactional functions including regulatory/statutory compliance diligently but who can strengthen financial controls and improve the management and financial reporting. You will have worked within a medium sized finance function and preferable from a Group (multi-company) background. This role is one of two finance managers who will be reporting into the Group Finance Director. The position is key to the continued planned growth of the Group and will support all accountancy needs throughout the Group of companies.

The Role

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts incorporating profit and loss account and balance sheet
  • Preparation of financial reports to support commercial management
  • Assisting with preparation of monthly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Balance sheet reconciliations (including inter-company and deferred income/WIP reconciliations)
  • Preparation of information for the annual audits
  • Assisting with improving / documenting finance processes
  • Managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions
  • Processing VAT and CIS returns
  • Supporting the Group Board in implementing Group strategy initiatives moving forward

Experience Required

The ideal candidate will have strong technical financial knowledge and must have a relevant accounting qualification such as CIMA and/or be qualified by substantial relevant work experience. Experience in a similar role, construction sector experience preferred. Also required:

  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Sage 50 Accounts experience
  • Effective communications skills
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Powerpoint presentation skills – you will be expected to present information at Company and Group Board Meetings
  • Confidence when dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Concise and logical thinker
  • Solutions orientated as opposed to problem centric
  • Experience of working within a team comprising financial and non-financial management.

Hours of Work

  • Monday – Friday 8.30am – 17.00pm (40 hours per week)
  • Please note there is no working from home this is an office-based role

In return we will offer a competitive salary based on experience and Company Contributory Pension Scheme.

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