Finance Director / FD Designate

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7743
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2021
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Tipton, Sandwell, West Midlands
  • Salary: £80,000 to £100,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Attractive Benefits Package
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Finance Director / FD Designate Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Tipton, Sandwell, West Midlands. Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Finance Director / FD Designate who is a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with previous experience of holding a senior position ideally within a Civil Engineering, Utilities, Construction or Groundworks organisation is required to head up the finance function for a Group of Companies based in Tipton, Sandwell, West Midlands.


SALARY: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits Package (includes Car or Car Allowance)         

LOCATION: Tipton, Sandwell, West Midlands

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent


PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will need a Full Driving Licence



The company is looking for a very driven Finance Director / FD Designate who can deliver the financial transactional functions including regulatory / statutory compliance diligently but who is commercially adept focused on the continuous maximisation of profitability, delivering business transformation and process improvements.

As the Finance Director / FD Designate you be at the forefront of your profession in knowing financial practice developments and knowledge to inform the strategic growth plans.

The salary banding is indicative of attracting candidates who are existing Finance Directors with a proven track record or for those hungry for a Finance Director Designate role, currently holding a Head of Finance position. The salary will be commensurate to the candidate’s experience. Ideally, candidates will have previously worked for Companies within the Civil engineering, Utilities, or Construction industry due to the understanding of CIS requirements and the ability to positively manage this across the individual businesses.



Established for over 40 years the Group is a privately owned service provider within the Civil Engineering and Utility industry. This is an exciting time to be joining the organisation as it has just expanded to 9 companies in 2021 and has ambitious goals over the next 5 years to grow further within a thriving sector. The Group’s overarching mission is become one the UK’s leading service providers.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



Working as the Finance Director / FD Designate you will report directly to the Managing Directors. This is a broad role with extensive business involvement, managing a team of 9 and will include:

  • Accurately managing financial and management reporting
  • Business partnering management to develop the business and its operations and finance input into growth strategies
  • Budgeting, forecasting, treasury and cashflow management and financial analysis
  • Successful working capital management
  • Business performance presentations
  • Developing systems and processes in line with growth
  • Managing tax, VAT, compliance and regulatory
  • External and third-party relationships



As the Finance Director / FD Designate you will have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in a similar position for Finance Director or experience as Head of Finance if considering Finance Director Designate – please state on application
  • Previous experience working in civil engineering, utilities, construction or groundworks organisation.
  • Working knowledge of CIS
  • Driving Licence required



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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