Financial Controller

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£80,000 per annum
Town/City:City of London
County:Greater London
Job ref:39414-1
Post Date:14. 06. 2024

About the Role

Harper May is collaborating with a leading construction firm dedicated to delivering innovative and sustainable building solutions. With a reputation for excellence and a commitment to quality, this firm is at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming landscapes and communities. They are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Financial Controller to join their team.

The Role:

The Financial Controller will play a pivotal role in overseeing the financial operations of the construction group, ensuring the accuracy of financial reporting, managing budgeting processes, and contributing to strategic financial planning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bring in-depth knowledge and experience in the construction sector, understanding the unique financial challenges and opportunities associated with commercial projects.
  • Oversee financial aspects of multiple construction projects, ensuring accurate tracking of costs, revenues, and profitability.
  • Lead the preparation of project budgets, quarterly forecasts, and financial projections. Monitor financial performance against budgets to ensure adherence to financial goals.
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks associated with construction projects, providing strategic insights to project teams.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports, including monthly and quarterly financial statements, to support informed decision-making at both project and executive levels.
  • Effectively manage cash flow, working closely with project managers and stakeholders to ensure optimal financial liquidity.
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations, accounting standards, and internal financial policies.
  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller within the construction industry.
  • Strong understanding of financial management in a project-based environment.
  • Experience dealing with multiple and commercial projects simultaneously.
  • ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus.
  • Flexible work arrangement with 4 days in the office, promoting work-life balance.
  • Opportunity to work in a prime location at St. Pauls, London.
  • Be part of a forward-thinking company with a commitment to innovation and sustainability.
  • Career growth and development opportunities within a supportive and dynamic team.

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