Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Reference: BBBH629_1551444012
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2019 12:40

Job Description

Harper May is working with a P.E Backed construction and property development company based in Hertfordshire. They have seen large investment into the business and have expanded to offices in London too. They are seeking a Financial Controller to join a rapidly growing business. The successful candidate must have construction or property development experience.

You will be reporting directly to the CFO and will also have close engagement with the Group MD and P.E backers.

Key Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all aspects of the Finance Function including AR, AP, Tax
  • Overseeing Audit process, payroll pre monthly reporting pack
  • Supporting operations teams in 7 different departments
  • Managing two direct reports (purchase ledgers)
  • Preparation of any ad-hoc business planning
  • Liaising with Group MD and P.E Backers when required
  • Arranging payment runs
  • Bank reconciliation of accounts
  • Raise Invoices and PO's as requested
  • Liaising with suppliers and clients
  • Create and build new relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions and accountants
  • Keep a constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent problems
  • Working knowledge of platforms including (but not limited to) Sage, Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc
  • Overseeing smooth running of ERP system (Coins)

Key Experience and Nice to have's

  • 5 years plus working for a Construction or Property Development Company
  • ACA/ACCA or CIMA Equivalent
  • Must live locally in Hertfordshire or an easy commute to Cookham (Hertfordshire)
  • Able to drive and willing to travel to London when required
  • Experience in Corporate Finance particularly (M&A)
  • Must have P.E experience

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