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Financial Controller - JN 73018

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -032021-73018_1617114924

  • Published:

    30 March 2021

  • Expiry date:

    29 May 2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Our Client, one of London's best known property developers are currently seeking a Financial Controller to join the already existing high performing finance team. This role will support the Finance Director on new projects/ acquisitions and key decision making, as well as mentor and manage junior team members.

This business have gone through considerable growth acquiring and developing a number of flagship assets in central London and hope to continue developing new projects this year.

Key duties include but not limited to:

  • Preparation of Group Management accounts and statutory reporting

  • Budgeting and project analysis

  • Responsibility for all aspects of property accounting, including rent collection service charge accounts and collection, and VAT for property business

  • Timely and accurate preparation of quarterly and monthly rent demands

  • All aspects of service charges including:

      • Developing budgets with finance director and asset manager

      • Issuing budgets and service charge demands

      • Checking service charge orders

      • Accurate accounting for service charge costs

      • Preparation of quarterly service charge accounts and re-budgeting as required

  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for review

  • Supervision of junior team members

Key requirements

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or equivalent

  • Experience working within a real estate developer, investor at a similar capacity

  • Good understanding of property leases, regime implementation and service charges

  • Good communication skills

If you would like to work for one of London's fastest growing property companies, have a passion to collaborate with wider business functions and work well within a team, please apply with an up to date CV.