Assistant Financial Controller

BSM Group
London (Central)
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client a leading Property and Investment business are seeking to hire an Assistant Financial Controller within their finance team based in London. The Group has a diverse portfolio of financial investments and has a global presence.

The Property and Investment Finance department is responsible for the financial and
management accounting and reporting for a range of entities within the group.

Key responsibilities

  • Day-to-day oversight of the finance function, supporting the department head and managing a small finance team (10-15 employees).
  • Ensure month end is closed on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Oversee preparation of the quarterly accounts.
  • Manage the external audit to ensure accurate and timely sign off of audited financial statements.
  • Ensure departmental accounting standards are maintained and control processes reviewed and enforced. Recommend and implement improvements.
  • Liaison with a range of internal and external stakeholders, including Group and Tax departments.

Essential skills & experience

  • 3 years + experience in similar role
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA).
  • Experience of managing a team.
  • Experience of producing management and statutory accounts.
  • Very strong technical skills and an ability to deal with complex transactions such as investment acquisitions and disposals.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience in the property/investment industry and a commercial awareness a definite advantage.

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