Financial Controller

Our client is a fast growing successful property, investment, development and trading business based in Lenham, Kent with a strong record of sourcing, developing and managing real estate sites and investors.

Projects range from £100K to £80m.

Due to significant growth they are now looking for a Financial Controller, to support the Managing Director in ensuring the smooth running of the financial function of the group of businesses.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone to work as part of a small team and play an active part in shaping its growth.

This would suit someone who enjoys carrying out varied work with different challenges within a fast paced environment.

The team work out of an office adjacent to the Managing Director’s home, and due to the location, the successful candidate would require their own transport to travel to and from work.

Our client is only inviting applications from Qualified Accountants (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIMA) who have experience in the Property / Real Estate sector in either investment or development.

Job Summary

Main Responsibilities:

  • Looking after the day to day financial accounting across the various businesses
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and key management information
  • Preparation of budgets with monitoring and analysis of actual performance against target
  • Production of cash flow forecasts
  • Completion of payroll and VAT returns
  • Service charge accounting
  • Evaluation and management of risk
  • Ensuring payments to suppliers are made in a timely manner
  • Review of all accounting requirements to ensure timely meeting of all statutory accounting and tax obligations
  • Assess and review the financial performance of the portfolio and individual assets, building robust financial models and contribute to the structuring and analysis of debt and equity finance in the business
  • Liaising with all key stakeholders to ensure relevant information is distributed on time and is accurate

Experience and Skills Required:

  • A Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIMA) with experience in the Property / Real Estate sector in either investment or development
  • Highly numeric/strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Self-driven and highly motivated
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
  • Passion for continual improvement, enthusiastic attitude

What our client can offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of an exciting, growing organization
  • Salary - £35k-40k, pro rata, depending upon experience
  • Holiday statutory pro rata
  • 2 days a week
  • Mileage expenses for all work activities
  • Ongoing training and development

How to Apply

If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £35k - 40k per year + pro rata
  • Location: Lenham
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: SHL02
  • Posted: 2021-09-21 15:17:22 -

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