Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 628_1605202988
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2020 17:43

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a Property Development and Design business with a new approach to the sector. They are looking for a Financial Controller to join their growing team. With projects ranging from skyscrapers to urban redevelopment programmes, my client is at the forefront of the property industry. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with previous property or real estate experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the finance function including project accounting, monthly management accounts and analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and VAT submissions
  • Present weekly performance to Senior Management and Project Managers
  • Provide accurate and sound management reporting to assist with key decision making;
  • Prepare full monthly Management Pack including commentary;
  • Analyse project financial information to assist the business profitability and growth;
  • Business partner with the Board and Divisional Heads to analyse project costs and support decision making
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts;
  • Produce KPI Packs and provide commercial insight
  • Produce the monthly reconciliations for Balance Sheet accounts;
  • Produce month end and year end journals;
  • Prepare weekly cash flows and project billings
  • Review accounting processes and practices and improved where necessary to ensure efficient financial operations;
  • Oversee the smooth running of payroll

Key Requirements:

  • Accounting Qualification or Completing Accounting Qualification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience within Property Development/Design would be beneficial
  • Previous experience in a broad finance role