Finance Director

Finance Team / City Centre, Sheffield

To find out more about this role email [email protected]

We are looking for a passionate Finance Director to join our Finance team. Reporting to the directors, this role will be vital in supporting the business' continued expansion plans. Working alongside the founders and overseeing the finance function this role is an exciting opportunity to operate at a senior level and work on strategy and be involved in key decision making.


UniHomes is a fast growing PropTech business operating in the student accommodation market. The business is founder led and has a 50 strong team of passionate individuals based in a brand new state of the art office on the edge of Sheffield City Centre.

Job Description

Be the main point of contact to the board of directors for ongoing finance activities for the group of companies. This will include overseeing the production of the monthly management accounts and board pack, budgeting and forecasting, statutory and tax duties and legal issues.

  • Support the directors and business through future investment/funding rounds to aid continued growth.
  • Oversee the finance team from a top level to ensure smooth running of both the finance function. This will require a constant monitoring and improving of all finance and admin processes.
  • Identify and implement a new accounting system suitable for the size and requirements of the business and future growth.
  • Structure the team and the individual responsibilities for each team member.
  • Take the lead on other ad hoc tasks such as forecasting, budgeting, stat accounts prep, tax planning, system implementation/migration, building commission structures, analysing product profitability and rate card/costing calculations, amongst many others.

The Successful Applicant

This individual needs to be dynamic and analytical in their approach, with a high attention to detail and excellent communication skills. As this is a broad role, this individual must be highly adaptable and possess the ability to manage numerous ongoing tasks at once. This role will report directly into the Co-Founders/Directors.

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified with relevant post-qualified experience as FD
  • Strong technical skills, including consolidation and group accounting
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills
  • Experience in senior stakeholder management and business partnering
  • Analytical brain with an affinity for all things numerical
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Well-organised, self-motivated and pro-active in their thinking
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health and dental insurance
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave policies
  • Flexible WFH policy supporting hybrid working
  • Regular planned social events
To find out more about this role email [email protected]

Posted: 2 weeks ago