Finance Director - Estates

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: Attractive package depending on expertise

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 18/02/2022

Finance Director – Estates – Attractive package depending on expertise – Cotswolds

The Company

A phenomenal, long-term opportunity to work for a trail blazing, progressive and ambitious managed business.

Working for a diversified estate in the Cotswolds for a profitable and cash generative business.  They are involved in activities including agriculture, renewable energy, mixed property, minerals, leisure, and retail.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, as well as managing the small finance team. After a successful induction you will be responsible for the estate office day-to-day. There will be regular involvement with a varied range of key stakeholders, including senior family members, trustees, and the banks.

This hands-on role will ensure the finance team is delivering the core financial and commercial support to the principal – enabling the estate to maximise commercial opportunities to improve sales and margins, control costs and manage working capital requirements whilst taking appropriate measures to contain risk.

Extensive experience in finance management, reporting & budget setting (capital/revenue), cash management, reporting to and managing relationships with multiple stakeholders and managing staff. Ideally, experience with Xero – and IT competence (highly literate in Excel).

Excellent team management experience, possessing functional excellence and able to exercise tight financial control.

What you will need to succeed

ACCA and bachelor’s preferred

ACA/ CIMA qualification considered

5 years’ experience in a Finance Director or senior Finance Manager role.

A problem-solver able to identify and address challenges, manage daily cash positions, management accounts, budgets and prepare statutory declarations for audit accurately and on time.

Possessing mental acuity and precision, maturity, confidence, honesty, and integrity. Capable, resilient, and robust, a confident communicator with a good cultural fit building sound relationship quickly.

Will commit for the long term.

What you will get in return

A wonderful opportunity working in one of the most beautiful parts of the world. A role of substance that offers variety. 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package commensurate on experience and expertise, including pension contribution and private healthcare cover.

If interested, then please apply, or contact Nicky Harrison for a confidential discussion.

RE acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

RE Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you haven’t heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful.



SalaryAttractive package depending on expertise
Job ReferenceNH 19561
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date18/02/2022
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted21/01/2022

To discuss this position further please contact:

Nicky Harrison

Principal Consultant


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