Finance Director

Posted 22 January by Seymour John

Finance Director - High-End Residential Property Developer c£10-£20m

Reporting to Managing Director

Up to £80K + Benefits + Equity Opportunity

Location - West Midlands

Seymour John are working exclusively with a growing property development business to recruit a Finance Director. The developer is an award-winning company, specialising in high quality new build homes and barn conversions.

The business has grown quickly to c£10-£20m and plans are in place to grow beyond £50m in the next 5 years. We are looking to recruit a commercially minded Finance Director who will play a key role in delivering this growth plan. This job will suit an individual motivated by wealth creation and the opportunity to take an equity stake in a business within a reasonable timescale.


  • Form a close working relationship with the MD and the senior management team
  • Overall control of the accounting function
  • Contribute fully to the development of strategy across the business, challenging decision making as appropriate, providing financial analysis on all activities, plans, targets and key performance indicators
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support future growth
  • Hands-on accountant, responsible for a management accountant (AAT qualified)
  • Ultimate responsibility for cash management
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Work closely with the MD to develop funding opportunities with banks, lenders and other financial institutions and private investors.


  • Qualified Accountant ACA, ACCA, ACMA
  • Previous experience in house building is desirable
  • Experience of raising finance is highly desirable


  • Highly professional and reliable
  • Strong team player
  • Versatile and flexible
  • Excellent work ethic, with positive energy in a fast-moving, entrepreneurial business
  • Strong communicator, rapport-builder, with excellent presentation skills

Reference: 34186994

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