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Financial Controller

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My client is a leading property and construction company in London. This Financial Controller role is a high profile position leading a team of management accountants, providing an efficient and effective reporting and advising service to the Senior Finance team and wider business.

Managing a team of Management Accountants – having regular reviews, giving feedback, supporting career development and performance managing where required to deliver results.  Coordinating with the AP Manager to ensure payment runs are completed on a timely basis, reviewing the accuracy and tax compliance.  Leading the team and coordinating with CFMs, to maintain, update and review profit forecast and cashflow system, ensuring all factors are reflected.  Producing the annual budget in partnership with other departments across the business and the wider finance team.  Ensuring departmental accounting standards are maintained and control processes are reviewed and enforced.  Reviewing sales contracts, customer agreements and leases, ensuring anti-money laundering compliance.  Facilitating the year-end Audit, liaising with external auditors.  Completing reporting requests, process improvements and other ad hoc projects as requested by the Head of Finance/Finance Director/Group Finance, in a timely manner.  Responding quickly to Group Finance requests on profit and cashflow forecasting and variances, presenting the data in different ways.  Liaising with Sales and attending regular meetings to discuss sales reservations and exchanges – reviewing reports from Legal Progressors to provide updates.  Reviewing key balance sheet areas half-yearly with stakeholders across the business, ensuring sufficient justification and evidence is obtained.  Enabling access or amendments to relevant IT accounts.

Monthly Review  Reviewing and checking monthly management accounts and Board reports.  Ensuring month-end is closed in a timely and accurate basis.  Presenting profit and cash forecasts in system review meetings to FDs.  Cost reporting for completed sites, leading on meetings with Estates and Customer Services to discuss. Financial Control  Responding swiftly to queries as the key point of contact for GDPR data breaches, VAT including DRC, and other elements of tax compliance.  Reviewing and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements including VAT and CIS returns.  Tracking and reviewing Government affordable schemes

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: CFO/Finance Director/Financial Controller

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum + pension, bonus

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: London

Job Reference: VR6KWF-3F641064

Date posted: 03 June 2024

Consultant: Hannah Bottrill

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