Financial Controller

Job description


Financial Controller

Dandara was established in 1988 from the desire to provide innovative homes and commercial properties, which would offer real value for money without compromising on design, durability or quality. Today Dandara is one of the UK’s largest independent property development companies, with over 10,000 happy customers and more than 100 industry awards for design and quality – and it’s all thanks to the vision and passion of our dedicated team.

As part of expansion across Scotland we are now searching for an experienced Financial Controller to join our team to ensure strategy and sound logic is applied to the decision-making processes in our Scotland wide business. Preparing, reviewing and challenging business returns / data to ensure they are showing an accurate timely reflection of the risk and opportunities of the business and likely outcomes.

Principle Business Responsibilities

  • Ensure business has a strategy
  • Challenge / Measure business to strategy
  • Support MD with Ad hoc tasks
  • Management by Exception (System highlights)
  • Review process to ensure efficient / timely reporting of changes
  • Land Buying –add value especially cashflow
  • Financial Records telling same story as business commentary
  • Audit story with site visits (WIP / Sales / Commitment)
  • Aid Group with Project work
  • COINS - Working with our suite of local reports.

Principle Financial Responsibilities

  • Capital Absorbed monitored as part of strategy
  • Ensuring underlying records are accurate
  • Month end Reporting
  • Cash Reporting
  • Cost Value Reconciliations
  • Prospective Site costs reviewed monthly
  • Overheads / Staffing reviewed monthly
  • Consistency through the group
  • Balanced Risks / Opportunities
  • Audit role of policies and procedures
  • Purchase / sub contract ledger management
  • Statutory Reporting

About You

It is essential that you have experience in construction and preferably in the house building sector. Knowledge of COINS software will be of a definite advantage. This role can be based in either Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Glasgow.

We will not be taking Recruitment Agency calls or CV submissions for this role. Any recruitment agency CV’s that are sent to us will be considered a free gift and no fee will be liable. Please respect our wishes in this.