Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Reference: 628_1595006169
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 17, 2020 18:16

Job Description

Harper May are currently working with one of the largest Real Estate businesses globally in their field.They are looking for an experienced Group Financial Controller who has been in a similar role at a PLC. The company has grown rapidly in the preceding 5 years and continues to do so offering staff great opportunities to progress within the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the financial operations of the UK and European business
  • Manage the finance team to meet month end reporting requirements
  • 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.
  • 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.