Financial Controller - Maternity Cover, 12 months contract

PSD London
02 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type

~~We are working with an established Real Estate commercial developer with an existing mandate that will last for a number of years to come. The client is looking for a Financial Controller from a Real Estate development back ground to join them on a 12 FTC maternity cover role. Reporting to the FD, your duties will include:
• Accounting for 2 main operating businesses, 2/3 holding companies and a few dormant SPV's
• Management of month end close and delivery of quarterly consolidated management accounts and monthly entity level management accounts for two entities
• Managing a team of 4 or 5
• Delivery of up to 30 sets of annual accounts - although 20+ will be SPV's with few transactions
• Management of new Sage 200 accounting system
• Improvement on existing financial control regime and developing new control mechanisms that minimise financial risk
• Managing the company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems
• Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines
• Management of VAT and CIS reporting and outsourced payroll function
• Ensuring statutory compliance in terms of reporting to HMRC, such as VAT, CIS and Corporation Tax returns are accurately filed in a timely manner
• Liaising with auditors for year-end audit purposes
• Facilitation of communication between various stakeholders in London and China

Ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with demonstrable experience of preparing consolidated accounts and managing year end audits. Property development experience is desirable.