Financial Controller - Real Estate/Property Development

Posted 14 May 2023
Salary £80000 - £90000 per annum
LocationNorth West London
Job type Contract
Contact NameHelena Rattova

Job description

Financial Controller - Real Estate/Property Development

Hybrid - Swiss Cottage are - NW London

12-14 month FTC Mat Leave Cover

Starting ASAP

Are you a qualified Financial Controller within the Real Estate/Property sector looking for your next role soon?

This market-leading property company, based near Swiss Cottage, is looking to cover their current Financial Controller on her maternity leave for at least 12 months, potentially 14. This company has demonstrated excellent growth over recent years and continues its phenomenal success story, as it invests in new ventures and continues to win multiple awards.

The company operates across the entire real estate life cycle including planning, construction, sales and marketing, and asset management and employs over 140 people.

Responsibilities and impact:

- Financial management of the group, including but not limited to:

  • Prepare Board pack and commentary on financial performance for FD review
  • Manage the preparation of consolidation of accounts
  • Manage group cash flow position
  • Managing the financial control and accounts payable tasks (including payment runs, CIS, VAT returns)
  • Managing the statutory reporting of the individual entities and coordination of annual audits
  • Assist with setting and reviewing annual budgets, forecasts and re-forecasts
  • Managing the current finance team, and deputise for the FD when needed

- Financial management of current and future property development SPVs including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with the appraisal process
  • Liaising with the commercial team to assess the performance of developments against construction budgets
  • Assisting with the monthly valuation process and the drawdown process with banks
  • Assisting with bank financing, and due diligence process for new deals
  • Liaising with professional advisers regarding structuring for VAT, SDLT and corporation tax purposes.
  • Assisting with reporting to investors

Experience Required:

The successful candidate should have the following background and characteristics:

  • Must be a fully Qualified Accountant
  • Experience in the Construction/Property Development
  • Experience and knowledge of:
  • - IFRS and UK GAAP financial reporting
  • - Financial and management accounting (including audit)
  • Knowledge of Sage and COINS preferable
  • Preparation and experience of VAT accounting

Inventum Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.