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Group Financial Controller & Analyst


Date of publication: 31-07-2018
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On Behalf of our client, a dynamic asset and property management company in London, with a growing PRS and hospitality portfolio. Our client has over 20 years’ experience of offering investment advice, sourcing financing and managing over 1 million sq. ft. of residential, commercial and hospitality assets. In Job UK & Ireland is looking for

Group Financial Controller & Analyst

As a Group Financial Controller & Analyst, you are key in overlooking the financial needs of the company while leading and managing a team of four bookkeepers and accountants.

You must report to the CEO and COO.

Main Duties:

  • Producing consolidated management accounts (balance sheets, P&L accounts on accrual and cash basis).
  • Producing cash flow models for unencumbered properties including bank finance (amortization and interest).
  • Liaising with external accountants to submit statutory accounts after building-up of audit files, year-end adjustments for accruals and prepayment and other accounting treatment.
  • Managing capital allowances, HMRC liaison on VAT and corporation tax.
  • Understanding of UK GAAP and onshore-offshore nuances.
  • Experience in SDLT, CIL, service charges, purchase and sale, land registry, VAT claims on property development costs, solid knowledge of the nuances between commercial and residential assets.
  • In charge of debt collections and production of aged debt.
  • Competent with SAGE.
  • Overseeing Payroll including pension scheme, working with HR.
  • Maintaining efficient working capital of the group and advising the CEO and COO on efficiency aged debtor reports, landlord service charge liability and non-recoverable expenditure with close liaison of the in-house Operations Manager.
  • Reviewing supplier payment runs to ensure integrity with cost control prior to Director authorization.
  • Reporting to financiers for loan covenant monitoring to include interest cover, and compliance certificates.
  • Analyzing and modelling new opportunities.


  • A minimum of 2:1 grade from a red brick university.
  • A qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA), with at least 2 years post qualification experience in an accounting function of a property management company.
  • Technically capable of demonstrating accounting knowledge and ability to hit the ground running with a can-do approach
  • Audit experience of property investment companies is considered as a strong advantage Specific Skills and Competencies
  • Solid Financial background in the real estate industry (Residential and Commercial).
  • Presentable with ability to demonstrate financial control skills and strategies to a board of directors.
  • Able to communicate both written and verbally.
  • Strong IT skills are a must.

We offer:

  • Willing to grow and join a family start-up in London real estate field.
  • Up to 50K Annual Gross Salary – Depending on experience.

In Job UK & Ireland is an equal opportunity provider.


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