Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Reference: 628_1593112315
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2020 20:11

Job Description

Harper May are currently working with a global Real Estate business who have been rapidly expanding across the UK and Europe. The business is now in need of a Group Financial Controller who can oversee these operations and manage a team. It is an exciting time to join the company as there will surely be opportunities to develop with the company as they grow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Assist in accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Assist the Director in the daily banking requirements.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Monitors and analyses department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions as needed.
  • Responds to inquiries from the Chief Financial Officer and Director regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Work with the Director to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Support Director with special projects and workflow process improvements as required.
  • Manage the accounting team.


  • ACA Qualified or equivalent from a Big 4 firm
  • Proven experience in finance management.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals.
  • Auditing experience.
  • Compliance oriented.
  • Proficiency in accounting software.
  • Analytical skills.

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