Role details

Financail Controller

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • High profile fully integrated property developer
  • Financial Controller- Top 10 Europen Property Developer

About Our Client

My client is a well-known property developer with a fully integrated approach and a first class reputation in Europe. Due to the companies highly successful business strategy they're looking to appoint a Financial Controller to lead a small team in London.

Job Description

As the Financial Controller you'll report to the Group Controller and be responsible for leading the UK finance division including three direct reports. The role is responsible for providing quality and timely management information and strong technical support. You will be responsible for providing the following:

  • Prepares regular statutory accounts
  • Prepares statutory accounts following ad-hoc transactions (mergers, demergers, carve-outs)
  • Prepares annual CITR and monthly, quarterly and annual VAT returns
  • Oversees and manages work of accounting team
  • Manages day-to-day accounting activities for allocated entities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel expenses, banking processes, PPE …
  • Ensures all assigned account reconciliations are prepared and reviewed accurately and submitted in line with corporate criteria
  • Manages and performs monthly, quarterly and year end closings to ensure timely IFRS reporting in accordance with corporate deadlines
  • Ensures that tax and accounting practices comply with statutory requirements
  • Supports with ad-hoc projects and other Management Controllership tasks as necessary
  • Assists in quarterly balance sheet reviews and prepares variance analysis as necessary
  • Understands key business models and month end tasks, proactively seeks to improve and simplify processes where necessary
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers
  • Deals with and provides information to external auditor (annual audits, transaction audits)

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will report to the Group Controller and have a track record of business partnering with senior stakeholders. My client is looking for a qualified accountant with a track record of in providing both commercial and technical financial support and managing a team. As a brief overview:

  • A qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA etc.
  • Knowledge of UK tax and statutory accounting regulations and IFRS
  • Able to manage a team of 2-3 accountants
  • Structured in thinking and clear in presentation of ideas
  • A team player
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage priorities
  • Ability to communicate at all levels across the Group
  • Proactive, able to operate effectively and independently with minimum guidance
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Able to meet assigned deadlines
  • Able to challenge processes and implement improved working methods

What's on Offer

  • High profile property developer
  • Central London
  • Competitive salary

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