Finance Director and Company Secretary

Job Title: Finance Director and Company Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: 06/07/2020
Reference: 14095570/001_1589366150
Contact Name: Sally Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2020 11:35

Job Description

A rare opportunity to join a Brighton based property and housing business as their Finance Director and Company Secretary. You will manage the accounts for a group of companies and lead the operations of the business.

Client Details

Our client, a family owned property and housing group are looking to recruit a Finance Director and Company Secretary to lead their Brighton based operation.


Working directly for the CEO of this Brighton based property and housing company and managing one team member you will be responsible for managing the Finances and Operations of this group.

With the help of an assistant you will prepare the monthly management accounts and annual accounts for each of the companies and liaise with external accountants an tax advisor to close off the year.

You will complete a monthly board pack for the owners to inform them of all the commercial information they need to know such as potential property investments / sales, business forecasts.

The other 50% of your time will be spent managing the operations of the business which includes; managing the rent of a number of proprieties, carrying out rent reviews and end of lease negotiations and organising property refurbishments and repairs as required.


This role would be ideal for a qualified accountant who enjoys rolling their sleeves up and managing the accounts but who is looking for more involvement in the operational management of the company.

No two days will be the same for this Finance Director and Company Secretary. One moment you might be finding contractors to fix a leaky roof and the next finishing the creation of the monthly board pack.

This role would suit a qualified accountant perhaps who has been successfully managing their own practice, or has been working for a property/ construction company but is looking to get more involved in operations.

You need to be a technically strong accountant, who is highly commercial and good at explaining finance to non financial people/ boards.

You will be a self starter who is able to work on own initiative and make decisions.

Job Offer

Package up to £ 75,000 per annum

Flexible working arrangements