Persimmon was founded in 1972 by Life President Duncan Davidson and has grown over the years to become one of the largest residential property developers in the United Kingdom. Persimmon currently builds over 13,500 beautifully designed homes annually in more than 350 prime locations UK-wide.
As a business, they focus primarily on the construction of new homes, ranging from starter homes to larger family houses. They operate through several regional divisions across the UK, including three in Scotland. Each division is responsible for developing and building homes in their respective areas.
Persimmon prides itself on its reputation for delivering high-quality homes at various price points and has received numerous industry awards for its work. They have a diverse portfolio of housing designs and typically offer a range of options for customisation and personalisation to meet the needs and preferences of homebuyers. This has allowed Persimmon to be rated a 5-star Builder as awarded by the National Home Builders Federation (HBF).
The Finance Manager will report directly to the Regional Finance Director. This position is designed to be an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified accountant or an experienced Finance Manager looking to develop their career within a reputable property development business. From day one in this role, you will be a member of the board of directors and provide key insights into financial and non-financial minds alike.
The Finance Manager position incorporates a blend of accounting and stakeholder Management, requiring a high calibre individual who is strong interpersonally, well organised, detail conscious and possesses excellent technical skills. A background in house building or construction would be useful, but it is more important that the individual is experienced in the accounting, commercial and operational requirements of a large, listed business.
This is an excellent role for a driven, technically strong and commercially minded Accountant to play a key role in the continued growth of a market-leading business.
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