< Back

Financial Controller

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-73881_1625583368

  • Published:

    06 July 2021

  • Expiry date:

    04 September 2021

An award-winning property management firm has commissioned us to find them a new Financial Controller to join their established team. This position would suit candidates who are ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified coming from a property management background.

Reporting to the CFO the successful applicant will take responsibility for managing the finance team, systems, reporting, and providing financial analysis and planning for the business. The position involves working closely with internal / external stakeholders, reporting to the board, and supporting in key acquisitions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing Monthly Management Accounts including commentary and variance analysis across the P&L, balance sheet and cashflow

  • Communicating monthly results to the board of directors

  • Managing the month‐end cycle incorporating balance sheet reconciliations and recording all applicable transactions

  • Managing the finance system ensuring all transactions recorded by the relevant Finance departments e.g., Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Capex

  • Managing the compilation of regular departmental management & KPI reporting

  • Working closely with the Finance Business Partner to understand revenue performance each month including variations to budgets and forecasts

  • Challenging and reviewing spend by Budget Holders across various departments

  • Responsibility for coordinating and preparing the annual budget and periodic forecasts.

  • Working closely with Finance Business Partner to understand revenue performance each month including variations to budgets and forecasts

  • Management of cashflow, including daily cash reporting and cash flow forecasting

  • Responsibility for co-coordinating annual audit process

  • Responsibility for providing required information relating to preparation of annual statutory accounts

  • Responsibility for tax related matters including PAYE, VAT, UK Corporate Tax Planning and Administration

  • Establish and maintain systems and processes that ensure the integrity of the Company's financial information

  • Ad‐hoc project work for the CFO and CEO


  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified

  • Previous experience in property management accounting

  • Strong communication skills and the gravitas to liaise with senior stakeholders

  • Strong technical knowledge of UKGAAP / FRS102

If you would like to be considered for this role then please upload an up-to-date CV ASAP!