Financial Controller

Posted 21 April 2022
Salary£60000 - £80000 per annum
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInvestment, Finance, Land, Development & Technical
ReferencePR/028970_1650552967
Contact NameJoseph Morris

Job description

If you are interested in leading the finance function for a growing SME property investor and developer based in North West London with great success and growth over recent years. Due to recent company success, they are looking for a finance leader to drive the business supporting the MD in realising the potential over the next few years.

What makes the company so appealing to work for?

If you are looking for a role that provides you full autonomy to mould and shape the finance function. You will form part of the senior leadership team assisting in the key decision-making process that will ultimately dictate the prospects for the company.

The company is at an exciting juncture and are looking to invest in this crucial position, you will be joining an experienced team with a culture of working collaboratively and ability to be agile and pivot in what is an ever-changing real estate sector.

What will the role involve on a day-to-day basis?

You will be responsible for management of the accounting and finance function of two part-qualified accountants. Aside from the oversight of the team you will have a diverse range of duties including:

  • Assisting the MD in assessing the viability of all potential future projects
  • Ensuring regular reporting is provided and reviewed with the rest of the senior leadership team
  • Take ownership of budgeting and forecasting for the company
  • Improving system and processes internally to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Prepare year-end accounts, liaising with the external auditors
  • Production of monthly management accounts with the assistance of the wider team
  • Act as a business partner across different department to maintain a collaborative environment

What are they looking for in their future Financial Controller?

Due to the nature of the business, they are looking for a qualified accountant with prior real estate or construction experience to lead the finance function. To be considered for this exciting position you will need to also have the following experience and exposure:

  • Experience of working within a SME environment within a real estate company
  • Ability to manage multiple entities within a complex company structure
  • Prior experience business partnering with non-finance leaders to achieve company objectives together
  • Knowledge of different processes and systems to implement best-in-practice procedures
  • Substantial prior exposure to senior leadership teams in your previous positions

If this is a position you are interested in and fit the criteria above then please feel free to apply. Alternatively, if you would like to know more information or have a confidential chat to discuss in more detail, please feel free to contact Joseph Morris at deverellsmith.

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