Role details

Financial Controller - Real Estate Investment

West End   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Controller
  • Real Estate Fund

About Our Client

The firm and manages over £1.5bn of assets and advises on an additional £1.5bn The firm has a Europe wide real estate strategy and prides itself on unique and non-institutional investment style.

Job Description

The position is very hands-on and you will report directly to the CEO of the fund, you will be responsible for the management of the funds financial position, duties will include;

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

  • Assisting with cash flow and budget management
  • Assisting with financial control and accounts payable tasks (including payroll, taxes, VAT, returns)
  • Accounting and book keeping
  • Assisting with consolidation of accounts
  • Statutory reporting and coordination of annual audits
  • Assisting with setting and reviewing annual budgets, forecasts and re-forecasts
  • Maintaining accountancy and budgeting systems and policies

- Assisting with the asset management of current and future portfolio investments including but not limited to:

  • Accounting and other financial analysis tasks
  • Portfolio performance monitoring and management
  • Development and maintenance of financial models
  • Support Acquisition and Legal teams in financial, tax and structuring due diligence

- Financial support and management of fund administration including but not limited to:

  • Liaising on a regular basis with overseas fund administration providers
  • Maintaining the accounts of the fund and associated entities
  • Calculation of drawdowns and distributions
  • Investor and board reporting
  • Regulatory compliance

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate should have the following background and characteristics:

  • Qualified Accountant, ACA/ ACCA or equivalent (1-2 yrs PQE & 1-2 years of buy side experience)

Experience and knowledge of:

- IFRS and UK GAAP financial reporting

- Financial and management accounting (including audit)

- FCA-regulated structures and businesses

  • Preparation and experience of VAT accounting
  • Basic financial and accounting modelling skills in Excel
  • Commercially and entrepreneurially minded
  • Some exposure to private equity (or similar) fund structures is beneficial
  • Flexible, hard-working, individual who would thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment

What's on Offer

Competitive salary & strong bonus culture.

Financial Controller position within a real estate investment firm based in Mayfair.

Direct senior stakeholder engagement and portfolio management responsibilities.

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