Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH209_1503331855
Contact Name: Harper May
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Job Published: August 21, 2017 17:10

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a global leader in construction and engineering services based in central London. This exciting construction giant is renowned for developing some of the most iconic and spectacular commercial buildings and sporting venues in the world. After launching a new exciting division the company is now looking for an experience Financial Controller to join their growing team. With experts in development, refurbishment and interior design services, this premium high end construction giant has won awards for both design and environmental innovation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the Board's Finance and Accounting strategy, to optimise the company's financial performance and strategic position
  • Leading the finance function and developing systems, controls and processes
  • Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
  • Business partnering with operations and commercial teams to reforecast and drive contract profitability
  • Reviewing the management and financial reporting and having official sign off of accounts
  • Lead and develop members of the finance team
  • Producing investment appraisals for new acquisitions and ventures
  • Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans

Key Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Strong leadership experience with a track record of managing expanding finance teams
  • Great track record with investment appraisals and business planning and strategy
  • Previous experience in the construction industry is essential
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Hardworking and diligent attitude
  • Strong communication skills