Keith joined Art Plastering Systems in 2011 to manage the accounts team. He has in excess of 50 years experience in accountancy and is a member of the Institute of Financial Accountants. He has lived and worked in South Africa where he worked both as an internal and an external auditor for large national companies.
Keith’s excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work within a fast paced environment make him a valued member of the company.
Keith is responsible for the day to day operations of all financial matters at Art Plastering Systems. His role also includes the accounting and financial reporting.
With Keith’s expertise and knowledge of financial matters within, he ensures strong financial control, which ultimately contributes to the smooth running and continued growth of Art Plastering Systems.
Jane has been with the company from the beginning providing both clerical and administrative support to all staff at the head office, either as part of a team or individually. Her role as grown with the business and she plays a vital part in the administration and smooth-running of the businesses from meeting and greeting at the reception, dealing with initial enquiries via email, telephone and face to face and also dealing with tradesman and suppliers on a daily basis.
Vital to the organisation, Jane works behind the scenes ensuring coordination and implementation of office procedures and frequently having responsibility for specific projects and tasks.
Her excellent organisational skills coupled with the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure make her a valuable member of the team.
Russell Boone joined ART Plastering Systems in 2000. He holds the position of commercial manager which in construction is also known as a senior quantity surveyor.
In his commercial role Russell is concerned with winning new business, exploring new avenues of activity and seeking opportunities that the company can exploit in its bid to develop and grow.
He is responsible for the financial management of projects, putting together bids for new work and negotiating and agreeing contracts.
His responsibilities include managing the costs of large scale projects such as the construction of schools, office buildings, factories, residential spaces and more. As part of his role he has to determine the cost of materials for such projects, and include a feasibility study with recommendations on how to make cost-effective moves.
Russell is experienced and has progressed through the ranks of the industry starting as a quantity surveyor. His role is broad and includes anything from risk management to procurement, financial reporting and managing the supply chain.
Marc Taylor joined ART Plastering Systems in 2009. In his role of Contracts Manager, he is responsible for over seeing projects from inception to completion, ensuring that work is completed on time and ensuring cost effectiveness and value for money.
Marc is the first point of contact for members of the public, clients, site managers and sub-contractors for as long as the contract lasts.
Marc has excellent understanding of the company’s core industry. His role has seen him successfully manage a wide variety of projects, from office developments to houses or schools and colleges to large construction sites. Marc has gained recognition through industry awards.
His success can be accredited to his ability to research and keep up with changing market trends as well as working as part of a team.
He holds responsibility for the contracts team and ongoing relationships with suppliers of materials and services to the company as well as management and delegation of tasks accordingly.
Marc, says: “I’ve been in construction over 20 years, and wouldn’t have chosen any other career. Every day is different, and you’re always learning.”
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