Financial Controller (Property)

  • Job Reference: 4774
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Arlington Resource Management
  • Location: North London, London
  • Salary: £70,000 to £80,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits
  • Sector: Finance Director, Finance Controller, Company Accountant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a small, private, family-owned Property Development company delivering prime Residential multiple developments in London. The company has a wealth of experience with a highly skilled Management team.

Due to continued growth, the company is seeking a Financial Controller to be a part of the Senior Management Team, who will report to the Founder/Director and liaise closely with the external accountants.

The new Financial Controller will have responsibility for the entire day to day accounting function including:-

  • Oversee and manage the outsourced bookkeeping providers
  • Preparing budgets, monthly accounts and analysis for various entities
  • Ensure all financial transactions are properly and accurately recorded
  • First contact point for creditors queries and prepare payments for authorisation;
  • Oversee payroll and liaise with external bureau providers;
  • Co-ordinate with the Group's auditors to ensure an effective audits;
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems and processes
  • Liaise with third party accountants, and HMRC, in particular all aspects of VAT and CIS;
  • Involvement in monthly drawdowns, liaising with funder's monitoring surveyor
  • Prepare monthly, bi-annual and annual reports to identify results, trends and financial forecasts;
  • Prepare Investor and JV reports, showing movements in development costs;
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts and ensure operating procedures and controls of development
  • Assist the Development Director in preparing presentation reports to the Senior Management;
  • Assist the Director with strategy, budgeting, treasury and re-financing as appropriate.

As Financial Controller, you will be a qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA accountant with experience in Property / Real Estate, preferably with development and joint venture experience. A strong attention to detail is required and the ability to work unsupervised.