Commercial Financial Controller - Property Development SME

Recruiter
Reed Finance
Location
London
Salary
70000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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