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Group Financial Controller

Job Reference DPGFC
Application Email [email protected]
Job Salary £120000 - £130000 per annum + + Bonus + Package
Job Industries Real Estate and Property
Job Locations United Kingdom,London
Job Types Permanent

The details

Our client is a Private Equity backed Property and Technology business who require a best in class Group Financial Controller (GFC). The GFC is a highly visible role across the business and is a key component within the Group Finance team. With a team of 6 qualified accountants and reporting into the Group Finance Director the GFC is responsible for the external reporting, shareholder reporting, technical accounting, implementation of appropriate policies, procedures, and processes to ensure an effective control environment across the Group. The role is also involved in providing key strategic information to Regional Managing Directors and the C-Suite to inform decision making and drive business performance.

The GFC is also accountable to the Audit Committee and works closely with Group’s external auditors to ensure the Group is compliant with all relevant local accounting policies.

In addition to this the GFC is also involved on key finance projects including but not limited to systems implementation, finance transformation and shareholder related transactions.

Responsibilities include:

* Ownership of the Group’s financial control function including the transformation of existing global reporting processes.
* Lead improvements in technology and systems, enhance reporting capabilities, and improve controls.
* Management and governance of the ongoing development and enhancement of all finance process and related policies.
* Liaising as required with key stakeholders both internally and externally including the C-suites, external auditors, regulators, and consultants.
* Partner with the technology team to a craft a roadmap for systems development.
* Identifying and leading projects across finance as part of the continuous improvement including new systems implementation and finance transformation.
* Leadership of six direct staff and responsible for chairing the Group’s site financial controller forum and indirectly assist in managing the rest of the finance team.
* Managing all day-to-day accounting operations, includes Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
* Take charge of the global month end reporting process, ensuring timely reporting of monthly results to internal and external stakeholders. Focus on streamlining the month end reporting process for quicker, more efficient reporting and providing deeper insights into results.
* Providing financial analysis to commercial team and C-suite to support financial decisions and budget process.

The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant, preferably with a practice background with at least 7 years post qualification experience. Essential experience will be having been a Group Financial Controller previously with knowledge of the property sector and in particular technical expertise around lease accounting. You will have excellent consolidation and group reporting skills be a SME in technical accounting and be able to operate in a fast moving dynamic environment.

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