Finance Director

John Heeley


An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants with a career spanning more than thirty years, from 1993 John worked as a Finance Director for a number of insurance companies, taking on the role of accounting consultant before joining 1st Inrail as an accountant in 2012. Just four years later, he became the company’s Finance Director, a post he retains to this day.

An efficient time manager with strong planning and organisational abilities, John consistently seeks out new challenges and responsibilities irrespective of reward and recognition, his analytical and questioning nature making him the ideal candidate to ensure the sound financial management and control of the company’s business.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing advice and guidance as to the financial strategies needed to achieve the company’s objectives
  • Drawing up, controlling and allocating budgets to ensure departments are appropriately funded and all financial targets are met
  • Providing ongoing financial advice and support to the company’s Board and management
  • Preparing or overseeing the preparation and submission of statutory accounts, management accounts and financial reports
  • Developing financial procedures, policies and systems to guarantee the efficient financial operation of the company