Role & Responsibilities
As Finance Director, Richard heads up both the Finance and Surveying Departments and has an active role in negotiating pre-contract arrangements and tenders prior to the formation of Main Contract agreements. For the negotiation and agreement of (all contract forms) of JCT (contract amendments) & NEC (X & Z Clauses) He acts as a mentor to all levels of Ashe’s team of surveyors and is highly experienced in, and manages all aspects of, contract dispute resolution. In overseeing the Finance Department, he provides the board, monthly management accounting reports encompassing the cost/value reconciliation of all contracts plus overheads; and works with the financial controller to monitor the cash resources on a day-to-day basis to manage the cash flow by producing monthly advance indicators of cash requirements. Providing reports on rolling monthly forecasts for turnover and profits. The negotiation of a bond facility and the placing of all required performance bonds. The negotiation and placing of all company insurances.
For a number of years I’ve taken part in Extra Mile’s charity cycle challenge. Each time, riding over 500 miles as a team across France. We’ve raised over £20,000 as a team whilst seeing some incredible scenery!