Financial Controller - Property

Reed Finance
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Financial Controller to join a growing London based property firm.

Our client are currently seeking a Financial Controller to join our Finance team and work in a very hands-on role. The role will report to the Finance Director, and specific duties would include:

Financial management of the group, including but not limited to:

• Prepare Board pack and commentary on financial performance for FD review
• Manage the preparation of consolidation of accounts
• Manage group cash flow position
• Managing the financial control and accounts payable tasks (including payment runs, CIS, VAT returns)
• Managing the statutory reporting of the individual entities and coordination of annual audits
• Assist with setting and reviewing annual budgets, forecasts and re-forecasts
• Managing the current finance team, and deputise for the FD when needed

Financial management of current and future property development SPVs including but not limited to:

• Assisting with the appraisal process
• Liaising with the commercial team to assess the performance of developments against construction budgets
• Assisting with the monthly valuation process and the drawdown process with banks
• Assisting with bank financing, and due diligence process for new deals
• Liaising with professional advisers regarding structuring for VAT, SDLT and corporation tax purposes.
• Assisting with reporting to investors

The successful candidate should have the following background and characteristics:
• Qualified Accountant
• Experience and knowledge of:
- IFRS and UK GAAP financial reporting
- Financial and management accounting (including audit)
• Knowledge of Sage and COINS preferable
• Preparation and experience of VAT accounting
• Some exposure to property and construction would be beneficial
• Flexible, hard-working, individual who would thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment

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